‘I only touch with my palm and...

‘I only touch with my palm and Allah heals’

Musa Jobe, a marabout who heals all kinds of illnesses such as blindness, disability, spiritual attacks and other diseases for just one dalasi said...
Gambia Capacity needs assessme...

Gambia Capacity needs assessment report launched

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs in collaboration with the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), last Friday launched The Gambia...
GTTI signs mentoring agreement...

GTTI signs mentoring agreement with Kwame Nkurumah University

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI), last Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kwame Nkurumah University of Science and...
Sovereign borrowing from globa...

Sovereign borrowing from global capital markets training underway

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
A four-day course on sovereign borrowing from global markets; international capital markets for financial dealers within West Africa is currently...

Gambia migrating towards digital television broadcasting

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Digital Gambia Limited (DGL), the public signal distributor for terrestrial television (DTT) and its partner EXCAF-Gambia telecom recently briefed...
Development Network Platform s...

Development Network Platform supports Prisons Department with bulls, rams

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Development Network Platform Gambia, a registered charity operating in The Gambia in partnership with Muslim Help, a German organisation on Friday...
Kanifing General Hospital bids...

Kanifing General Hospital bids farewell to 8 Cuban Doctors

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
The management of Kanifing General Hospital on Friday bade farewell to 8 Cuban Technical Assistant Team, who just ended their three-year mission in...
GYIN-Gambia welcomes second ba...

GYIN-Gambia welcomes second batch of GLEN interns

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
The Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia Chapter on Monday welcomed the second batch of interns from the Global Education Network of Young...
AAIT calls for more enrollment...

AAIT calls for more enrollment in schools

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
A programme lead for Climate Justice and acting programme manager at Action Aid International The Gambia has called on parents and relevant...
MDI introduces new curriculum ...

MDI introduces new curriculum of international standard

Monday, July 15, 2019
Management Development Institute (MDI) last Thursday validated a new curriculum that match with international standards. The validation programme...

Unique Foundation holds seminar for University students, others

Monday, July 15, 2019
Unique Foundation-The Gambia, over the weekend organized a daylong Gender based violence, sexual and reproductive health and leadership training...
Matching Grant beneficiaries p...

Matching Grant beneficiaries praise Nema project

Monday, July 15, 2019
The beneficiaries of the Matching Grant Facility, which is being provided by the National Agricultural Land and Water Management Development Project...

National Youth Trade Fair launched

Friday, July 12, 2019
The youth-led trade expo is targeting 200 exhibitors across the country including women entrepreneurs. The two-week fair, is scheduled from 29th to...

National Youth Trade Fair launched

Friday, July 12, 2019
The youth-led trade expo is targeting 200 exhibitors across the country including women entrepreneurs. The two-week fair, is scheduled from 29th to...
Inferno engulfs KAC Chairman’s...

Inferno engulfs KAC Chairman’s office

Friday, July 12, 2019
A serious inferno has engulfed an office complex of the chairman of Kuntaur Area Council (KAC) in Medina Wassu, Central River Region (CRR) North,...
Pump attendants trained on ope...

Pump attendants trained on operational health, safety

Friday, July 12, 2019
Gambia’s Public Utility Authority (PURA) on Wednesday concluded an operational health and safety training for pump attendants from Petroleum Retail...

Filmmakers lament challenges, call for gov’t support

Friday, July 12, 2019
Gambian filmmakers have lamented challenges that are currently hampering the smooth operation of the industry and called on government,...
Stakeholders discuss UNESCO 20...

Stakeholders discuss UNESCO 2005 Convention

Thursday, July 11, 2019
A four-day stakeholder discussion on The Gambia quadrennial periodic reporting of the UNESCO 2005 Convention on the promotion of the diversity of...
WANEP launches Women mentorshi...

WANEP launches Women mentorship program

Thursday, July 11, 2019
West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), with funding from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), last week launched a programme on women...
MoTWI, stakeholders discuss ro...

MoTWI, stakeholders discuss road safety strategy development

Thursday, July 11, 2019
The Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure (MoTWI), last Thursday held a daylong consultative meeting with stakeholders, where they...

Muslim Senior PIA unit elects new executive

Thursday, July 11, 2019
Muslim Senior Secondary School President International Award (PIA) unit, Saturday elected their new executive at the school ground in Banjul. ...
Karaga family donates to Fajik...

Karaga family donates to Fajikunda health center

Thursday, July 11, 2019
Hagie Hatau Karaga and his family have donated 11 wheelchairs to Fajikunda health center to help needy patients to access mobility, held at the youth...
IOM trains journalists on migr...

IOM trains journalists on migration reporting

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
In an effort to equip and expose journalists to migration reporting skills, the European Union (EU) and International Organization for Migration...

GTU holds first Young Teachers confab

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
The Gambia Teachers Union (GTU), on Saturday held its first young teachers conference at a hotel in Kololi. This year’s confab was held the theme:...
Essau Ward councilor, others e...

Essau Ward councilor, others extol NCCE for community outreach

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Councilor of Essau Ward, Kebba Jallow and people of Lower Nuimi have commended the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) and The Association of...
Yep Africa launches book on en...

Yep Africa launches book on entrepreneurship

Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Youth Empowerment Project (YEP)-Africa, Thursday launched a new book on entrepreneurship at their Brikama Nyambai office, under the theme: what makes...
GNLSA donates 147 books to WAG

GNLSA donates 147 books to WAG

Tuesday, July 09, 2019
The Gambia National Library Service Authority (GNLSA) have donated 147 different books to the Writers’ Association of The Gambia (WAG) as part of...

SIS boss inspires Nassir students

Tuesday, July 09, 2019
In a statement delivered on his behalf by West Coast Region director Abdoulie Sanno, State Intelligence Services (SIS) director, Ousman Sowe on...
Obavic Diabetes Foundation lau...

Obavic Diabetes Foundation launched

Tuesday, July 09, 2019
A new charity call, Obavic Diabetes Foundation (ODF) was last Saturday launched at the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) conference hall in Kanifing,...
Barrow Youth Movement commissi...

Barrow Youth Movement commissions 228 motorbikes

Monday, July 08, 2019
Barrow Youth for National Development (PBYND), Saturday commissioned 228 motor bikes at the Youth monument at Westfield. Some of the bikes were given...
NCCE, TANGO “Democracy Project...

NCCE, TANGO “Democracy Project” reaches NBR, LRR

Monday, July 08, 2019
National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) and The Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (TANGO) joint sensitisation campaign on democracy,...
Gambia: A unique destination

Gambia: A unique destination

Monday, July 08, 2019
A consultancy and branding specialist has described Gambia as an incredibly unique and powerful destination with her quality in the nature, culture,...
URR windstorm victims benefit ...

URR windstorm victims benefit from relief materials

Monday, July 08, 2019
The community of Wuli Tuba in the Upper River Region (URR) have benefited from relief materials, including food items following a destructive...
Africell commemorates America’...

Africell commemorates America’s 243rd independence anniversary

Monday, July 08, 2019
GSM Company –Africell- Wednesday commemorated the 243rd independence anniversary of the United States of America, at a local hotel, in Bijilo. The...
MEDIA RELEASE: UNDP Partners w...

MEDIA RELEASE: UNDP Partners with the Tony Elumelu Foundation to Empower 100,000 Young Entrepreneurs in Africa

Picture: Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa, UNDP Regional Director for Africa and Mr. TonyElumelu,TEF Founder, signing the partnership at the AU Summit
Monday, July 08, 2019
Niamey, 6 July 2019 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the global development network of the United Nations, has partnered with the...
Sanyang health center boosted ...

Sanyang health center boosted with medical supplies

Friday, July 05, 2019
Jambanjelly Community Association under Ding Ding Yiriwa Federation, an affiliate of ChildFund The Gambia, last week donated medical supplies to...
PURA holds knowledge sharing f...

PURA holds knowledge sharing forum for commercial radio stations

Friday, July 05, 2019
Public Utility Authority (PURA), Wednesday held a day knowledge sharing forum for commercial radio stations at the Metzy Residence Hotel. ...
Babylon Basic Cycle first batc...

Babylon Basic Cycle first batch graduates

Friday, July 05, 2019
Babylon Basic Cycle in Lamin Village, Saturday held graduation and prize giving for 36 students who were the first batch of grade nine students to...
Mbullum Ahmadiyya holds 2019 g...

Mbullum Ahmadiyya holds 2019 graduation

Friday, July 05, 2019
Mbullum Ahmadiyya Muslim Upper and Senior Secondary school, last Saturday held their 2019 graduation and speech and prize giving ceremony at the...

328 students graduate at MSSS

Thursday, July 04, 2019
A total number of 328 students last Thursday graduated at Muslim Senior Secondary School (MSSS) after sitting to the 2018-19 West African Senior...
21 medical doctors sworn-in

21 medical doctors sworn-in

Thursday, July 04, 2019
Twenty-one medical practitioners who completed their studies at the University of The Gambia School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences have been...
Communities praise BDI, IMR fo...

Communities praise BDI, IMR for free media assistance

Thursday, July 04, 2019
Beneficiary communities have commended Big Dreams Inc (BDI) and International Medical Relief Organisation (IMR) for the recent free quality medical...
NFTR members meet GRA boss

NFTR members meet GRA boss

Thursday, July 04, 2019
Members of the Network of Financial and Tax Reporters (NFTR) - Gambia chapter recently paid a courtesy call to the Commissioner General of The Gambia...
Abuko Islamic Institute holds ...

Abuko Islamic Institute holds graduation

Thursday, July 04, 2019
Abuko Upper Islamic Institute recently held its 15th graduation ceremony at the school’s ground in Abuko. Speaking at the occasion, vice Principal...
SYTA, SAEP clean Sanyang commu...

SYTA, SAEP clean Sanyang community market

Wednesday, July 03, 2019
Sanyang Youth Tesito Association (SYTA) and Sanyang AmoCura Environment Protection (SAEP), over the weekend embarked on a massive environmental...
Kembujeh Ward sensitised on ad...

Kembujeh Ward sensitised on advocacy, decentralise governance

Wednesday, July 03, 2019
Women’s Bureau regional office in West Coast Region, last Monday held a day’s sensitisation for thirty participants from villages and clans in the...
23 Certified on creative busin...

23 Certified on creative business entrepreneurship

Wednesday, July 03, 2019
At least twenty-three young entrepreneurs, who undergone three-weeks creative business entrepreneurship training at The Gambia Training and...

Bottrop Project donates computers to institutions

Wednesday, July 03, 2019
The Bottrop project, through its coordinator Pa Aruna Jagana recently presented desktop computers to six government and non-governmental institutions...
Red Cross submits first post d...

Red Cross submits first post disaster assessment findings to partners

Tuesday, July 02, 2019
The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS), last Thursday presented its findings of the first post-disaster need assessment that was conducted in the Upper...
Livestock Agency validates 5-y...

Livestock Agency validates 5-year strategic plan

Tuesday, July 02, 2019
A five-year strategic plan developed by The Gambia Livestock Marketing Agency (GLMA), has been validated over the weekend, at the National...
Councilors, VDC chairpersons t...

Councilors, VDC chairpersons trained on Peace Building, Conflict Resolution

Tuesday, July 02, 2019
Elected ward councilors and chairpersons of Village Development Committee (VDC) recently undergone training on peace building and conflict...
40 PIU officers trained on Ord...

40 PIU officers trained on Order Management

Tuesday, July 02, 2019
At least forty senior officers of The Gambia Police Force sub-division of Police Intervention Unit (PIU), who were trained on public order management...

J. C. Faye Memorial School holds graduation, prize giving

Tuesday, July 02, 2019
The Reverend J. C. Faye Memorial School recently held its graduation and prize giving at a colorful ceremony held at the Saint Mary’s Cathedral Hall...
District Tribunal sentences Al...

District Tribunal sentences Alkalo on illegal tree cutting

Picture: Chief Yaya York
Monday, July 01, 2019
Nianija district tribunal have recently found Sinchu Ngedi Alkalo guilty on three charges of illegal tree cutting, moving trees from the forest...

BReST held annual programme review

Monday, July 01, 2019
Building Resilient through cash Transfer for Nutrition Security (BReST) has recently conducted their annual programme review to assess their progress...

Stakeholders discuss creative industries Road Map

Monday, July 01, 2019
European Union funded Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) in partnership with the National Center for Arts and Culture (NCAC) and the Ministry of Tourism...
Sanyang LBS Multi-million dala...

Sanyang LBS Multi-million dalasi classroom project contract signed

Monday, July 01, 2019
A multi-million dalasi storey building classroom project contract at Sanyang Lower Basic School in Kombo South has been awarded to GIGO Construction...
GRA Deputy HR Director to laun...

GRA Deputy HR Director to launch new book

Monday, July 01, 2019
Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) deputy director of Human Resource and Administration Dr. Seedy Drammeh will launch a new book title: Contribution of...

20 million ICT Youth Employment Fund launched

Friday, June 28, 2019
A 20 million dalasis International Trade Centre (ITC) funded employment fund to increase technical and vocational skills training opportunities for...
Health Ministry benefits D1.4M...

Health Ministry benefits D1.4M medical equipment supplies

Friday, June 28, 2019
Project Aid The Gambia have donated more than 25, 000 British Pounds, approximately 1.4 million dalasis worth of medical equipment to the Ministry of...
CPR can save lives through edu...

CPR can save lives through education – RN Baxter

Friday, June 28, 2019
Big Dreams Inc director of Nurses, Janet Baxter, said Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) - a medical technique for reviving someone whose heart has...
Over D1M water supply project ...

Over D1M water supply project commissioned in URR

Friday, June 28, 2019
A1.2 million dalasi United Kingdom-based Sheargold Company sponsored water supply project was Tuesday commissioned in Sankabari village in Upper...
BAC hands over Rehabilitated R...

BAC hands over Rehabilitated Road Network to Old Yundum community

Friday, June 28, 2019
The Management of the Brikama Area Council (BAC) in partnership with Royal Construction Company on Thursday 28th June 2019, handed over the...
MRC observes 2019 Annual Festi...

MRC observes 2019 Annual Festival

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Medical Research Council Unit- The Gambia recently observed its 2019 annual festival at the Unit’s campus in Fajara. The fest is an annual event that...
La Gambie réitère son soutien ...

La Gambie réitère son soutien ferme à l’initiative d’autonomie comme solution viable au conflit du Sahara

Thursday, June 27, 2019
New York (Nations-Unies)-La Gambie a réitéré, mardi devant le Comité des 24 de l’ONU à New York, son soutien ferme à l’initiative marocaine...
NCCE, TANGO ‘Democracy Project...

NCCE, TANGO ‘Democracy Project’ underway

Thursday, June 27, 2019
National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) and The Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (TANGO) are currently on a mass nationwide...
40 GID Personnel certified on ...

40 GID Personnel certified on Document security, Fraud Detection

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Forty personnel of The Gambia Immigration Department (GID) have been certified after undergoing a two-week intensive training on document security...

BAC, Youth Associations clean Brikama market

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Officials of the Brikama Area Council (BAC) and various youth associations within the metropolitan town of Brikama, over the weekend embarked on a...
Dept. of Social Welfare receiv...

Dept. of Social Welfare receives donation of medical items

Thursday, June 27, 2019
A United States-based Gambian- Sarjo Dambelleh on Tuesday donated walking Aids, such as walking frame, mattresses and Rollators of medical equipment...

Aji Sukai UBS holds graduation

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Aji Sukai Ndateh Memorial Senior Secondary School recently held a graduation for its 2019 grade 12 students at the school’s campus at Mile 7 in...
Gambia’s future brighter for p...

Gambia’s future brighter for private sector, banks

Thursday, June 27, 2019
State House, Banjul: June 26 2019 – The Guaranty Trust Bank (Gambia) management and board members on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, paid a courtesy call...
US $2.7M Africa Disaster Risks...

US $2.7M Africa Disaster Risks Financing project launched

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
A US $2.7 million African Development Bank funded Africa Disaster Risks Financing (ADRiFi) project to be implemented by the National Disaster...
NinkiNanka Trail exposed parti...

NinkiNanka Trail exposed participants to River Gambia cruise

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
About forty selected participants, consisting of tour operators, guides and community representatives Friday participated in a fam-trip along the...
World Sickle Cell Day commemor...

World Sickle Cell Day commemorated

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Sickle Cell Association of The Gambia recently commemorated World Sickle Cell Day at the Westfield youth monument. The day is meant to raise...
Gambia marks World Refugee Day

Gambia marks World Refugee Day

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
The Gambia Commission for Refugees (GCR) in partnership with UNHCR and The Gambia Food and Nutrition Association (GAFNA), Thursday commemorated 2019...

Gunjur Kunkujang boosted

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
The community of Gunjur Kunkujang in Kombo South has received a donation of used clothing from Lions club, an international charity in the United...
Estate slaps Portmore in Brika...

Estate slaps Portmore in Brikama Nawettan Qualifiers

Picture: Portmore FC Lamin Darboe
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Estate, Sunday defeated Portmore 1-0 in the ongoing Brikama nawettan qualifiers played at the Box Bar Mini Stadium. The victory earned Estate boys...
NYP conducts capacity of membe...

NYP conducts capacity of members

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The National Youth Parliament (NYP), last Tuesday conducted a nationwide capacity building training for its members in Kerewan, North Bank Region. ...
KMC commissions 23 waste colle...

KMC commissions 23 waste collection trucks

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Twenty-three waste trucks were on Saturday commissioned by the Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) at the Buffer Zone in Tallinding, designed for both...

SKYE Fund project for youth development launched

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The European Union funded Youth Employment Project (YEP), Thursday launched a new project dubbed- Skills for Youth Employment (SKYE). The project...
Big Dreams extends assistance ...

Big Dreams extends assistance to a needy woman

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
United States-based charity, Big Dreams Inc recently presented a wheel chair to one Fatou Sonko, a physically disabled woman from North Bank Region...
GCCI staff trained on quality ...

GCCI staff trained on quality management

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Staff of The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) have recently benefited from a three-day training on quality management provided by the...

Gambia commences creation of next generation of plant breeders

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Young research scientists of breeders and agronomists working on variety development or testing in the public and private sectors, yesterday...

NFTR members meet Timber dealers’ chairman

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Members of the Network of Financial and Tax Reporters (NFTR) recently called on Lamin Barrow, chairman of the Association of Wood Re-exporters and...
The  Gambia Center for Victims...

The Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Condemning the Remarks made by the Presidential Adviser Hon. Henry Gomez’s Concerning the April 10 11, 2000 Student Demonstration The Gambia...
Hamat says Slavery was Black m...

Hamat says Slavery was Black man’s making

Monday, June 24, 2019
Tourism and Culture Minister Hamat Bah said, last week that slavery was the making of a black man, who used to incarcerate their own brothers and...

NEA commemorates World Environment Day

Monday, June 24, 2019
National Environment Agency (NEA), last Thursday joined the rest of the world in commemoration of World Environment Day. The highlights of the day’s...
Councilor Darboe: I am determi...

Councilor Darboe: I am determined to stand for my people

Monday, June 24, 2019
Kembujeh Ward Councilor in the Brikama North Constituency has vowed to support the well being of his people by working for their strategic interest...
Beakanyang director urges stud...

Beakanyang director urges students to champion Human Rights

Monday, June 24, 2019
Executive director of Gambian rights group; Beakanyang have urged graduating students of Masroor Senior Secondary School to keep learning about human...
2019 Draft Statistics Act vali...

2019 Draft Statistics Act validated

Friday, June 21, 2019
The Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBoS) on Wednesday convened a day’s validation forum on the Draft Statistics Act of 2019 at a hotel in Senegambia. ...

GDC conducts nationwide tour

Friday, June 21, 2019
The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) has put on hold it’s nationwide tour that was slated from June 20th to 6th July 2019. The move was as a...
GRCS: Shelter is most urgent n...

GRCS: Shelter is most urgent need created by URR, CRR wind storm surge

Friday, June 21, 2019
The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) said on Wednesday that the typical and most urgent need created by the Tuesday night wind storm surge in the...
Banjul-North NAM visits Denton...

Banjul-North NAM visits Denton bridge offices, defunct NFSPMC installations

Friday, June 21, 2019
As part of engagements in fulfilment of his representative responsibilities, Banjul North National Assembly Member (NAM), Ousman Sillah, recently...
CRC Commences External Public ...

CRC Commences External Public Consultations with Gambians in Europe the Diaspora

Friday, June 21, 2019
The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), as part of its wider public consultations with Gambians, has commenced its external public consultations...
NCAC, German partners sign MOU

NCAC, German partners sign MOU

Thursday, June 20, 2019
National Center for Arts and Culture (NCAC) last Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its German partners at a signing ceremony...
Gambia celebrates African Chil...

Gambia celebrates African Child Day

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Gambia on Sunday joined the rest of the world to commemorate the Day of the African Child at a colorful ceremony held at The Gambia Radio and...
Training on modern agricultura...

Training on modern agricultural technology for China, Africa underway

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Members of GUIZHOU University, China on Tuesday began a four-day training on modern agricultural technology designed for African countries. The...
Rex Nursery School to host 1st...

Rex Nursery School to host 1st inter-quiz competition

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Rex Nursery School, a non-profit making school will host its first ever quiz competition on June 27th 2019 at the school premises in Faji Kunda. ...

NBR farmers positive about good season ahead of Farafenni seed fair

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Farmers in the North Bank Region (NBR) said they are hopeful that 2019 will prove a good farming season for them, as several households prepare to...
MOTWI gets funding to set up d...

MOTWI gets funding to set up database system for transport, infrastructure sectors

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure (MOTWI) recently secured funding from the COMCEC of Turkey to establish a database management...
YJAG trains journalists on bas...

YJAG trains journalists on basic digital media, finance reporting

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Young Journalist Association of The Gambia (YJAG) on Saturday trained journalists on basics digital media, finance/business reporting at the...
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