HOME AFFAIRS: Congratulations ...

HOME AFFAIRS: Congratulations and happy Independence Mr President

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
After twenty-two years of tyranny, torture, injustice and human rights abuse, The Gambia is now free from all of that. Congratulations and happy 52...
HOME AFFAIRS: Solution Bay: Sp...

HOME AFFAIRS: Solution Bay: Spirituality welcomes new Gambia

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Solution Bay: Spirituality movement over the weekend held a press conference to welcome the new government of the Third Republic of The Gambia. ...
HOME AFFAIRS: CPA calls for ch...

HOME AFFAIRS: CPA calls for child protection policy in schools

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
The Child Protection Alliance (CPA) yesterday called for a child protection policy in schools, at the education stakeholders training session held at...

ST. JUDE THADDEUS

Monday, February 06, 2017
Pray to St. Jude Thaddeus in Your Difficult Times or Bad Situations, And See the Wonders of God’s Power! Introduction Many pilgrims who visited...
HOME AFFAIRS: Are the GSM oper...

HOME AFFAIRS: Are the GSM operators fair to us?

Wednesday, February 01, 2017
The current state of internet services provided by our GSM operators has left many customers dump-founded. What should have been an atmosphere of...

OPEN LETTER TO HON. HALIFA SALLAH AND HON. MAI FATTY (THE ENTIRE COALITION MEMB ERS) BECOMING AN ACTIVE CITIZENRY The Roadmap Towards Sustainable and Active Development

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Dr Demba K. Darboe, Development Consultant Now is the time to deepen our active participation in democratic process. But it’ll require active...
HOME AFFAIRS: How in-laws impa...

HOME AFFAIRS: How in-laws impact your marriage

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Men who are on good terms with their wife’s parents are more likely to enjoy a long-lasting marriage. You are a grown up woman; it is perfectly...

History corner ARMITAGE High School, Georgetown, clocks 90 years: A BRIEF HISTORY Hassoum Ceesay (1983-1988 batch)

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Lest we forget, in these times of political uncertainty and worry, this famous school located in Georgetown, is 90 years old this month. Before we...
Multiculturalism is the way wh...

Multiculturalism is the way which leads to the world’s culture

Monday, January 09, 2017
issued 06January2017 Most of our words which are using by our society every day for expressing different emotions, news, and impressions are related...
Tribute to Isatou Mboge (Neneh...

Tribute to Isatou Mboge (Neneh Girl) on the 1st anniversary of her death

Monday, January 09, 2017
Living with the loss of a loved one is always hard, and the feeling of grief is made more acute around certain events in the year; such as birthdays,...
On why Barrow’s inauguration s...

On why Barrow’s inauguration should holdThe petition can proceed but the life of the country should not stop, the inauguration should take place

Thursday, January 05, 2017
In the spirit of Christmas and the New Year, I wish to convey great tidings of peace, love, joy and happiness to all my friends and family,...

Call on President Jammeh to accept election result

Thursday, January 05, 2017
In every situation, there could be a positive outcome. May Allah bring that positive outcome to resolve our political nightmare very soon? On the...
HOME AFFAIRS: My vision was cl...

HOME AFFAIRS: My vision was clouded by Satan

Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Before I start, I just want to say I’m not very good at talking about myself, but I will try and try my best. Alhamdulillah, as I sat down and...
OPENION:OUR EYES ARE IN TEARS ...

OPENION:OUR EYES ARE IN TEARS 2Some Trading

Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Following your U-turn in refusing to accept the December, 1st 2016 presidential election result, you have plunged the entire nation into a state of...
HOME AFFAIRS: NACCUG-trained b...

HOME AFFAIRS: NACCUG-trained board members on social performance management

Wednesday, December 28, 2016
The National Association of Co-operative Credit Unions of The Gambia (NACCUG), with funding from the Irish Aid Foundation, recently held a two-day...
LETTER TO DEYDA HYDARA: Eulogy...

LETTER TO DEYDA HYDARA: Eulogy from a Kin

Thursday, December 22, 2016
Greetings Deyda! Shall I bow, with your permission, in honour of your legacy? I write this letter gazing upon the distant horizon with the sting of...

AU ECOSOCC Press Statement

Thursday, December 22, 2016
AU ECOSOCC calls for an expedient and peaceful transition of power in the Gambia Addis Ababa, 14 December 2016: African Union Economic, social and...

Rights of Children Accused of Crimes

Thursday, December 22, 2016
Is there a risk that a child might falsely confess to a crime while talking to police? Does the law reflect this risk? This article will discuss the...
HOME AFFAIRS: Child rights is ...

HOME AFFAIRS: Child rights is everybody’s business

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Looking at the general comment written by the UN Committee, on the rights and welfare of children, it stated that state parties should include...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Pri...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Prison Fellowship The Gambia Executive Director highlights achievements, strategic plans for 2017

Monday, December 19, 2016
The Executive Director of Prison Fellowship The Gambia, Dr Abee Abraham, has spoken about their existence as an organization while highlighting some...
PRESS STATEMENT ON THE POLITIC...

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE POLITICAL IMPASSE IN THE GAMBIA

Thursday, December 15, 2016
We are deeply concerned about the ongoing political impasse in The Gambia, following the result of the December 1, 2016 presidential elections. ...
UK Minister for Africa urges r...

UK Minister for Africa urges respect for Gambian election results

Thursday, December 15, 2016
Tobias Ellwood, Minister for Africa, calls on President Jammeh to respect the will of the Gambian people. Tobias Ellwood, Minister for Africa,...
Rejoiner: Lets say no to triba...

Rejoiner: Lets say no to tribalism in Gambia

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Adama Jobe (author of the original title) demonstrated good intentions when he calls us to reflect back on what it means to be a country, a nation...
AN APPEAL FOR THE PRESIDENT OF...

AN APPEAL FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC TO INTERVENE

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
It is with pleasure that I write to formally draw the attention of the Office of the President to a life threatening practice. Your Excellency, Mr...
HOME AFFAIRS: Motherhood in ch...

HOME AFFAIRS: Motherhood in childhood-teenage pregnancy devastates girls’ lives

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
It is clear that when a girl becomes pregnant, her present and future change radically, and rarely for the better. Her education may end, her job...

The Smile Strikes Back – Gambia Nice Again

Friday, December 09, 2016
“The president-elect of the Republic of the Gambia, Adama Barrow.” Say it once more. “The president-elect of the Republic of the Gambia, Adama...

Roadmap for successThe Roadmap for success for the duly Elected Coalition Party of the Republic of The Gambia

Friday, December 09, 2016
The time for the Coalition is too short, Please do not try to bite more than you can chew. Please remember that that you have just signed a...

WE ARE ONE PEOPLE, ONE GAMBIAThe coalition have the support of the majority of the people and have worked hard which enabled them took power in a democratic way. Gambians thank God for peaceful election on 1st December 2016.

Thursday, December 08, 2016
It is evident that many Gambians voted for the coalition because they have the hope that democracy will be promoted under their regime. Also by...
Thursday’s poll: Long-sufferin...

Thursday’s poll: Long-suffering opposition finally pulls it off

Thursday, December 08, 2016
They have a long history of underachievement. For over two decades, they rarely managed to successfully take on Yahya Jammeh – a man who was going to...

President-elect Barrow needs to be a strong leader in order to be successful

Thursday, December 08, 2016
President-elect Barrow needs to be a strong leader in order to be successful. The new president-elect of the coalition party has a rare opportunity...
Let’s say no to tribalism in G...

Let’s say no to tribalism in Gambia!

Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Tribalism has been a talk in every corner in The Gambia before, during and after the election, which The Gambia was never known for. Tribalism can...
TRIBUTE IN MEMORY OF OUR TEACH...

TRIBUTE IN MEMORY OF OUR TEACHER AND MENTOR : MRS DELPHINE CARROL

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
It is an inevitable end but rather difficult to come to term with, especially for someone so dear to us. Sunday, 20th of November 2016 was a day we...
HOME AFFAIRS: Gambia decides t...

HOME AFFAIRS: Gambia decides tomorrow! Let’s maintain peace during and after the election

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
On 1December 2016, the attention of the world focuses on The Gambia as the country heads to the presidential election. This serves as a unique...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: WAD...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: WADAF conducts Training of Trainers for fisherfolk

Monday, November 28, 2016
The West African Association for the Development of Artisanal Fisheries (WADAF) over the weekend organised a Training of Trainers course for various...
HOME AFFAIRS: CPA briefs journ...

HOME AFFAIRS: CPA briefs journalists on public children budgets

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
The Child Protection Alliance (CPA) over the weekend brought together journalists to popularise the general committee at a briefing held at ActionAid...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Swi...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Swiss-Gambia officials visit intervention sites in Brumen village

Monday, November 21, 2016
The management of Swiss-Gambia foundation based in Kololi/Switzerland over the weekend visited their project intervention sites at Brumen village, in...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Rad...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Radville Farm operations manager reflects on achievements, challenges in out-growers programme

Monday, November 14, 2016
Radville Farm Limited finance and operations manager Sulayman Mboge has outlined constraints and challenges faced during the implementation of the...
HOME AFFAIRS: GAHA holds dialo...

HOME AFFAIRS: GAHA holds dialogue on youth irregular migration (Backway)

Wednesday, November 09, 2016
The Gambia Gold Award Holders Association (GAHA) in partnership with the National Youth Council (NYC) and DW-TV of Germany Monday organised a...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: NAC...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: NACOFAG holds retreat to reflect on achievements, challenges

Monday, November 07, 2016
The management of the National Coordination of Farmer Organizations in The Gambia (NACOFAG) recently wrapped up a four-day annual retreat held in...

HOME AFFAIRS: SHFGs hits another milestone in fight against FGM

Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Safe Hands For Girls (SHFGs) with funding from UNICEF Thursday trained 60 students in the Greater Banjul Area on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and...

Public Lecture on the “Legal Framework for Juvenile Justice in the Gambia/Perspectives on the Age of Criminal Liability” Convened by the Institute for the Advancement of Children’s Rights (IACR) October 5, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016
PRESENTED BY MR. MALICK H.B. JALLOW ESQ, LLB (Hons), BL, PDIL Good Morning All, I now make a presentation in my capacity as a Legal Practitioner...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Lib...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Liberian delegates impressed by Gambia agricultural best practices

Monday, October 24, 2016
The head of the Liberian smallholder farmers’ delegates, who were in the country for a six-day exchange visit, Edward S. Kamara, has expressed...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: CAB CALLOWA...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: CAB CALLOWAY—the King of Cotton Club in New York

Friday, October 21, 2016
Although we have traced the origins of jazz to the city of New Orleans in Louisiana U.S.A, the music did not gain prominence until it moved north to...
HOME AFFAIRS: Breast cancer, a...

HOME AFFAIRS: Breast cancer, a concern for all

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
An important way to keep up with your breast health is to be aware of how your breasts normally looks and feels, and know what changes to look for. ...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: FAO...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: FAO Statement on World Food Day (16 October)

Monday, October 17, 2016
Statement of José Graziano da Silva, Director General of the UN FAO on the occasion of World Food Day on 16 October read on his behalf by Dr Perpetua...
HOME AFFAIRS: Behind that smil...

HOME AFFAIRS: Behind that smile: Gambian girl, 20, shares story living with sickle cell disease

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
My journey began when I was only seven, that’s all I can remember. For the earlier years, I couldn’t tell what it was. But I understood that I was...
HOME AFFAIRS: Are girls wearin...

HOME AFFAIRS: Are girls wearing ‘hijab’ for fashion or for Islam?!

Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Nowadays, it is clearly seen that many of the Gambian girls, to be specific, have embraced the ‘Hijab’, wearing of which is said to be a part of...
Protecting Children: “Children...

Protecting Children: “Children and the Law”

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Welcome to the introductory edition of “Children and the Law” column brought to you by the Institute for the Advancement of Children’s Rights (IACR)...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: FAO...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: FAO wraps

Monday, August 29, 2016
A four-day Training of Trainers (TOT) course for 30 teachers, including cluster monitors on nutritional education for Lower Basic Schools recently...

SHE SHE SHE: 2016 Election: Let the women vote independently

Friday, August 26, 2016
(Thursday August 25th, 2016 Issue) As we approach the 2016 presidential election, it is important to remind ourselves as citizens when it comes to...
HOME AFFAIRS: Pregnancy: Exerc...

HOME AFFAIRS: Pregnancy: Exercise during pregnancy

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Maintaining a regular exercise routine throughout your pregnancy can help you stay healthy and feel your best. It can also improve your posture...
HOME AFFAIRS: ‘Advocate agains...

HOME AFFAIRS: ‘Advocate against skin bleaching and making positive impact on people’s lives’

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Maimuna Dibba, a young talented and determined lady, is advocating against skin bleaching and communicates the beauty of women that create flawless...

AFRICA LIBERATION!!: Celebration or commiseration-some reflections by Baaba Sillah mu Sabel!

Thursday, August 11, 2016
(Continuation) Ever since money became the means of exchange we have had problems. These currencies basically exclude us from the right to produce...
HOME AFFAIRS: Safe hands for G...

HOME AFFAIRS: Safe hands for Girls hits another milestone in combating FGM in Gambia

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Since the banning of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in The Gambia by the President, Safe Hands for Girls with their outstanding support are...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Gam...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Gambia invests heavily in combating illegal fishing - Environment PS Sowe

Monday, August 08, 2016
Ousman Sowe, permanent secretary at the Ministry Environment, has revealed that The Gambia has invested heavily in combating or reducing illegal...
HOME AFFAIRS: Marriage proposa...

HOME AFFAIRS: Marriage proposal, how to propose to a lady

Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Asking for a woman’s hand in marriage is one of the most important things a man will do in his life. Therefore, a good deal of consideration...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: FAO...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: FAO gives GMD3.6m to National Farmers Organization, renews commitment to support Forest and Farmer producer Organizations

Monday, August 01, 2016
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has restated its commitment to support efforts aimed at strengthening Forest and Farm...
HOME AFFAIRS: On bill outlawin...

HOME AFFAIRS: On bill outlawing child marriage in Gambia

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
We are ensuring that every child under age 18 is given the opportunity to develop, says Gambia’s Justice Minister Mama Fatima Singhateh Gambian...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: FAO...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: FAO, GOTG hold TCP project inception seminar

Monday, July 25, 2016
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) country office in collaboration with the government of the Gambia, GOTG, on Wednesday convened a daylong...
HOME AFFAIRS: Most serious soc...

HOME AFFAIRS: Most serious social problems facing the youth of today, and some solutions to help them

Thursday, July 21, 2016
(Wednesday July 20, 2016 Issue) The youth of today face a myriad of societal problems. As in previous generations, the social issues facing today’s...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: SCB...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: SCB, Dept of Forestry transplant 1,000 seedling at Kafuta Forest Park

Monday, July 18, 2016
Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) in collaboration with the Department of Forestry, the community of Kafuta and Parks and Wildlife department over the...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: AfD...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: AfDB President offers the Americas a new vision for Africa

Monday, July 11, 2016
For three days this week, African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina brought Africa to the Americas, and the AfDB to Canada, as the...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: FAO...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: FAO-GOTG sign over D17M TCP project to support livestock census

Monday, July 04, 2016
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Agriculture recently signed an agreement for the...
AFRICA LIBERATION!!: Celebrati...

AFRICA LIBERATION!!: Celebration or commiseration - some reflections by Baaba Sillah mu Sabel! (Continued from Wed 30, 2016 edition)

Monday, July 04, 2016
(Friday Issue, 1 July 2016) By the turn of the new century, the western propaganda machine had vilified Gaddafi at every opportunity to the extent...
AFRICA LIBERATION!!:Celebratio...

AFRICA LIBERATION!!:Celebration or commiseration-some reflections by Baaba Sillah mu Sabel!

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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HOME AFFAIRS: A chat with Oustass Ceesay on I’tikaaf

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The term I’tikaaf is the practice of secluding oneself in a mosque with the intention of winning the favour of Allah. The prophet of Islam,...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Reg...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Regional planning meeting on food security wraps up

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
(Issue Monday June 28, 2016) A three-day West Africa Food Security Network (WAFSN) Regional planning meeting recently ended at the Lemon Creek Hotel...
HOME AFFAIRS: A story of child...

HOME AFFAIRS: A story of child marriage survivors

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Jonsaba Jaiteh and Fatou Ceesay, two survivors of early marriage, have been giving heart-touching testimonies of the torment that changed their...

ENVIRONMENT: 17th June marks World Day to Combat Desertification

Friday, June 17, 2016
According to a press release from the department of Forestry, on 17 June 2016 The Gambia will join the rest of the world in the commemoration of...
SPECIAL EDITION ON RAMADAN FAS...

SPECIAL EDITION ON RAMADAN FASTING {SAWM} ANOTHER TOOL TO UNITE THE UMMAH FASTING {SAWM} ANOTHER TOOL TO UNITE THE UMMAH

Friday, June 17, 2016
Islam Is religion of unity: unity in God, in prophet, in Book, in fundamental Articles of faith, and in fundamental Articles of Practices. All are...
HOME AFFAIRS: Muslim Aid, Afri...

HOME AFFAIRS: Muslim Aid, Africa Relief Response provide food packs to households

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Muslim Aid in collaboration with Africa Relief Response of Development Organisation (ARRDO), yesterday, donated food packs to 150 households in Bakau...
Youth Forum: Kambie Bolong You...

Youth Forum: Kambie Bolong Youth Development Association out to empower youths

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Kambie Bolong Youth Development Association, an association of male and female youths from different backgrounds, is out to empower youths to become...
Youth Forum: Participation of ...

Youth Forum: Participation of youths in agriculture is lacking, says Hon. Bojang

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Hon. Buba A. Bojang, National Assembly member for Foni Kansala, has said that the participation of youths in agriculture is lacking in the country. ...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Climate-smart agriculture for food

Monday, June 13, 2016
Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is an approach for transforming and reorienting agricultural systems to support food security under the new realities...
THE SEAL OF THE PROPHETS AND H...

THE SEAL OF THE PROPHETS AND HIS MESSAGE THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PROPHETS AND SCHOLARS OF GENIUS The Steadfastness of the Prophets in Conveying their Message

Friday, June 10, 2016
Who can deny the distinctive sincerity of the Prophets, the profound faith that is anchored in the depths of their beings, and the creative exertions...
ENVIRONMENT: ‘EU committed to ...

ENVIRONMENT: ‘EU committed to the successful implementation of Great Green Wall project’, says Darrell Sexstone EU Officer-in-Charge.

Friday, June 10, 2016
Darrell Sexstone, EU officer-in-charge and programme manager at the EU Delegation The Gambia, has said that European Union is highly committed to the...
HOME AFFAIRS: What to avoid du...

HOME AFFAIRS: What to avoid during the month of Ramadan

Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Ramadan is a month of excitement for Muslims. Ramadan is the month the Holy Quran was revealed. It is a month of reading the whole Quran; a month of...
HOME AFFAIRS:Ramadan preparati...

HOME AFFAIRS:Ramadan preparations in our homes, ‘Price of food items should be reduced’

Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Ramadan is the biggest act of mass religious observance of its kind in human history, one which gets bigger every year. This annual period of...
REVIEW:  ON THE HALF HAS NEVER...

REVIEW: ON THE HALF HAS NEVER BEEN TOLD – SLAVERY AND THE MAKING OF AMERICAN CAPITALISM BY EDWARD E. BAPTIST

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
It is said that men and women make history, but not under circumstances of their choosing. What is the history of slavery in the United States of...
HOME AFFAIRS:Divorce among you...

HOME AFFAIRS:Divorce among young couples a bottleneck in every home

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Marriage, as prescribed by Allah, is the lawful union of a man and woman based on mutual consent. Ideally, the purpose of marriage is to foster a...
ENVIRONMENT: Environment minis...

ENVIRONMENT: Environment ministry briefs journalists on Paris Climate Agreement

Friday, May 13, 2016
The Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Water, Parks and Wildlife on Wednesday convened a press conference on the recent signing of the Paris...
Tribute to Mr Edward Haffner, ...

Tribute to Mr Edward Haffner, ‘a humble man’

Thursday, May 05, 2016
The late Edward Halffner fondly and popularly called Edu Haffner or Uncle Edu of Banjul No. 10 Perseverance Street was born on 15 May 1937, in...
ENVIRONMENT: The land: Most im...

ENVIRONMENT: The land: Most important natural resources for economic planners

Friday, April 29, 2016
The protection, preservation and conservation of one of the most important resources the Land, if not, the most important or one of the most...
HOME AFFAIRS: Indiscipline in ...

HOME AFFAIRS: Indiscipline in the home impacts society

Friday, April 29, 2016
Acts of indiscipline seem to have become a normal phenomenon in our everyday lives now.For some people, indiscipline is a sign of modernity, fashion...
A MOTHER IS TRULY IRREPLACEABL...

A MOTHER IS TRULY IRREPLACEABLE

Friday, April 22, 2016
In a family setting, the utmost respect must be paid to the mother.In fact, according to doctrines of Islam, heaven lies in the hands of...
HOME AFFAIRS: The plight of st...

HOME AFFAIRS: The plight of street children

Friday, April 15, 2016
The reasons children go to the streets are unique to their individual situations.Often there is not one simple reason why a child is on the street. ...
ENVIRONMENT: UK philanthropist...

ENVIRONMENT: UK philanthropist pledges to upgrade Aljamdum borehole

Friday, April 15, 2016
A UK philanthropist based in Switzerland on Wednesday visited Aljamdum village and Sittanunku village in the Upper Niumi district in the North Bank...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: AN ...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: AN estimated 200,000 people dependent on artisanal fisheries for livelihood-- FAO rep

Monday, April 11, 2016
Food and Agriculture Organisation (FOA) country representative in The Gambia, Dr Perpetua Katepa- Kalala, has said an estimated 200,000 people are...
ENVIRONMENT: CHOSSO: New proje...

ENVIRONMENT: CHOSSO: New project to strengthen Climate Change Resilience of smallholder farmers

Friday, April 08, 2016
Moses Abukari, IFAD country programme manager, has said it was estimated that there are more than 500 million smallholder family farms in the world,...
Tribute to Medoun Jobe 1948 - ...

Tribute to Medoun Jobe 1948 - 2016

Friday, April 01, 2016
Some people are quite simply irreplaceable. But it is only in their absence that we truly get to know this. Like the Owl of Minerva, this knowledge...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Gov...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Gov’t, FAO launch D20M TCP project on commercial poultry production

Monday, March 21, 2016
The Gambia government and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Thursday launched the Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) /GAM/3503; Title...
ENVIRONMENT: UK lady appointed...

ENVIRONMENT: UK lady appointed Goodwill Ambassador of Operation Save the Children Foundation

Friday, March 18, 2016
The Office of the First Lady of The Gambia through the Rotary Club of Fajara Wednesday presented a certificate of appointment to the President of...
TRIBUTE TO DR. ABDUL BUN HATIB...

TRIBUTE TO DR. ABDUL BUN HATIB NJIE: SECRETARY TO HORIZONS TRUST GAMBIA

Wednesday, March 09, 2016
The Late Dr. Hatib Njie was a renowned Obstetrician Gynaecologist having obtained the diploma (DRCOG) and Membership of the Royal College of...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: GAMWORKs hands over 10 tractors to GGC

Monday, March 07, 2016
GAMWOKS Thursday handed over ten brand new tractors and three Bobcats to the Gambia Groundnut Corporation (GGC) at a ceremony held at the GGC head...
ENVIRONMENT: Biosand filter: H...

ENVIRONMENT: Biosand filter: Household water treatment option for Africa

Friday, March 04, 2016
Water is said to be life. This is because everyone needs safe water for drinking, cooking, and simply for keeping him or herself clean on a daily...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: ‘Po...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: ‘Poultry production fastest business in attaining food self-sufficiency’

Monday, February 22, 2016
Amadou Demba, Siffoe village Poultry Farm manager, has said poultry production is the fastest growing business in attaining food self-sufficiency in...
Tribute to Isatou Mboge (Neneh...

Tribute to Isatou Mboge (Neneh Girl)

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
It was the early of a Sunday Morning when we were woken by a phone call that everyone must dread: our sister had died in a car accident. One had to...
TRIBUTE TO DR HATIB NJIE

TRIBUTE TO DR HATIB NJIE

Monday, February 15, 2016
I would like to first and foremost convey my heartfelt appreciation to the Njie Family for according me the opportunity to carry this task. Public...
ENVIRONMENT: Animals grazing o...

ENVIRONMENT: Animals grazing on plastics bags

Friday, February 12, 2016
The continuous use of plastic bags threatens our food security as they resist decomposition for decades and become a virtual eye-sore in public...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Par...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Paramount Chief: Gambia needs more of Master F. Jabbi

Monday, February 08, 2016
The Paramount Chief of The Gambia, Alh Demba Sanyang, has called on Gambians to emulate Master Jabbi of Sukuta for his benevolent gesture in donating...
ENVIRONMENT: Women Initiative ...

ENVIRONMENT: Women Initiative –The Gambia supporting local communities to improve income

Friday, February 05, 2016
The Gambia Women’s Initiative exists to support financially poor women in The Gambia, with the stated goal of increasing their income, and thus...
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