Country Focus-the 2020 Gambia Budget

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Momodou Camara (Acca)

We wish to bring you undiluted 2020 Budget Figures of The Gambia Government through MOFEA-Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs. We will endeavour to serialize and analyse the figures after the publication and make an informed opinion for our readership and the general Gambian populace. Be patient with us in the weeks ahead.

Analysis of the key numbers from the budget 2020 as submitted by the finance minister follows:
Source: MOFEA

THE BUDGETED INCOME/GRANTS AND RECEIVABLES
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THE CURRENCY MARKETS
*** These are indicative figures as per the 5th. November, 2019.
THE COMMODITY MARKETS IN THE GREATER BANJUL AREAS

*** Market prices are as at 25th. November, 2019

ENTREPRENEURSHIP QUOTES

“At the end, someone or something always gives up. It is either you give up and quit or the obstacle or failure gives up and makes way for your success to come through.”
By ? Idowu Koyenikan, Wealth for all Africans: How Every African Can Live the Life of Their Dreams

“Everybody is standing, but you must stand out. Everybody is breaking grounds; but you must breakthrough! Everybody scratching it; but you must scratch it hard! Everybody is going, but you must keep going extra miles! Dare to be exceptionally excellent and why not?”
By ? Israelmore Ayivor

“Every challenge you encounter in life is a fork in the road. You have the choice to choose which way to go – backward, forward, breakdown or breakthrough.”
By ? Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha, Overcoming the Challenges of Life

“Maybe it’s wrong when we remember breakthroughs to our own being as something that occurs in discrete, extraordinary moments. Maybe falling in love, the piercing knowledge that we ourselves will someday die, and the love of snow are in reality not some sudden events; maybe they were always present.
Maybe they never completely vanish, either.”
By ? Peter Høeg, Smilla’s Sense of Snow

“Don’t they know science doesn’t work like that? You can’t just order scientific breakthroughs. They happen when you are looking at something you’ve been working on for years and suddenly see a connection you never noticed before, or when you’re looking for something else altogether. Sometimes they even happen by accident. Don’t they know you can’t get a scientific breakthrough just because you want one?”
By? Connie Willis, Bellwether



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