By Beltha Mokube – Washington DC, USA, Thursday, November 21, 2019.
National Telegraph, an international multi-media production company headquartered in Washington DC, USA has officially appointed a bureau chief for the Gambia. Patience Loum, a young, energetic and resourceful seasoned journalist was confirmed early Thursday, November 21, 2019.
The founding Director and CEO of National Telegraph congratulated Patience on her appointment and urged her to work within the ambit of Journalistic tenets and with the desire to assist people within her region of command and beyond get firsthand information and make informed choices.
Eric Tataw has also urged partners in Gambia and environs to assist Patience in her new duty, facilitate her works and carry out all transactions with her without fear of misrepresentation.
The CEO also thanked his brother and friend, Counsel Agbor Valery Agbor, a Barrister-in-training at The Gambia Law School for recommending Patience.
Patience is tasked among other things to ensure The Gambia in West Africa bounded by Senegal, with a narrow Atlantic coastline is fully covered with breaking news and firsthand videos and info with unparalleled authority.
Gambia’s diverse ecosystems, especially around Central Gambia River, its wildlife in its Kiang West National Park and Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve from monkeys, leopards, hippos, hyenas to rare birds, will give readers a sense of ‘Africanness’.
Politics in Banjul, the country’s capital city will be zoomed into and the nearby Serrekunda that offers access to beaches will give Patience an opportunity to write unmatched stories and do palatable videos in Africa.
Patience welcomed her appointment with joy and said it’s a big opportunity for her to excel in her career. She has also promised to remain professional in the discharge of her duties. Patience has so far written nine articles for National Telegraph with most of them published.