Pro-Gambia president appeals t...

Pro-Gambia president appeals to Barrow to put country’s interest first

Picture: The Pro-Gambia Association President Momodou Bah
Momodou Bah, president of The Pro-Gambia Association has appealed to President Adama Barrow to do what is in the best interest of the country ahead...
Spirometry training for doctor...

Spirometry training for doctors, nurses underway

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
A number of doctors and nurses, Friday stared a week-long training on Spirometry, in an effort to equip them to effectively carry out their...
Turkish agencies sacrifice and...

Turkish agencies sacrifice and distribute bulls in Gambia

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
On the occasion of the 2019 Eid Al-Adha (Tobaski), the Turkish Red Crescent (TURK KIZILAY) in collaboraation with Munazama Al Dawah Al-Islamiya, has...
WRC data collectors trained on...

WRC data collectors trained on data collection

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
A total of 27 data collectors from different wards in the West Coast Region, have concluded a two-day data collection training at the regional...
FSQA, FAO hold food fortificat...

FSQA, FAO hold food fortification synergy

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Food Safety and Quality Authority (FSQA) and Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations have recently conducted a day synergy on...
NYC Executive Director asks yo...

NYC Executive Director asks youth to stop complaining and take action

Monday, August 19, 2019
National Youth Council (NYC) Executive Director has challenged Gambian young people to stop too many complains and take action to change the...
GAMNASS holds advocacy forum o...

GAMNASS holds advocacy forum on ITPC July report

Monday, August 19, 2019
Gambia Network of AIDS Support Societies (GAMNASS), Friday held an advocacy forum to validate its July 2019 International Treatment, Preparedness and...
Daughters of Gambia conducts t...

Daughters of Gambia conducts tree planting in Siffoe

Monday, August 19, 2019
A girl-led association; Daughters of Gambia based in Siffoe, Kombo South, Saturday planted about 30 small orange trees in each members compound and...
Pirang citizens in USA donate ...

Pirang citizens in USA donate D142,000 to upgrade community’s water tank

Monday, August 19, 2019
Pirang Kafo USA, a community development oriented association formed by savvy natives of Pirang living in the United States of America, Sunday...
Sanyang VDC to plant over 100 ...

Sanyang VDC to plant over 100 trees

Friday, August 16, 2019
The Village Development Committee (VDC) of Sanyang in Kombo South district will plant more than 100 trees this Sunday at the village’s forest park. ...
NCAC rewards Creative Business...

NCAC rewards Creative Business Plan winners

Friday, August 16, 2019
The National Center for Arts and Culture (NCAC), with support from The Gambia National Commission for UNESCO, Tuesday presented cash amount to five...
Beakanyang urges URR residents...

Beakanyang urges URR residents to maintain Peace

Friday, August 16, 2019
National non-governmental human rights and development organization, Beakanyang has called on the people of Upper River Region (URR) to maintain...
Turo Darboe distributes over 3...

Turo Darboe distributes over 3,000 Rams worth over D1.5M

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Gambian business tycoon and chief executive officer of Vision Development Foundation (VDF) Modou Turo Darboe on Saturday distributed over 3000 Rams...
Ahmadiyaa Muslim Jama’at gives...

Ahmadiyaa Muslim Jama’at gives Tobaski food aid to Tanka Tanka

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Ahmadiyaa Muslim Jama’at The Gambia, Saturday donated food aid to Tanka Tanka Psychiatric hospital and Mile 2 prisons as part of their gesture for...
YPWB, LouKA equips Siffoe Heal...

YPWB, LouKA equips Siffoe Health Centre Nursing Officer with Motorbike

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Siffoe-based youth-led organisation; Young People Without Borders (YPB) and LouKA sponsored motor bike was last week delivered to the Siffoe Health...
SIS boss visits Gambian Pilgri...

SIS boss visits Gambian Pilgrims in Mina

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Director General of the State Intelligence Service (SIS) Alhagi Ousman Sowe, on August 10, visited Minna, Saudi Arabia, where he met Gambian...
Water shortage hits Tankong Ku...

Water shortage hits Tankong Kunda

Friday, August 09, 2019
There is a serious water shortage in Central River Region’s Sami District village of Tankong Kunda after the only local hand pump that is in the...

Gambia validates NDP annual progress report

Friday, August 09, 2019
Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs and stakeholders, Wednesday validated the 2018 annual progress report of the National Development Plan (NDP)...
Nigerian ECOMIG team donates t...

Nigerian ECOMIG team donates to orphanages

Friday, August 09, 2019
Two hundred Nigerian soldiers who are on the ECOWAS military intervention in the Gambia (ECOMIG) mission, yesterday donated food items to Al-Jawhan...
Darwen Rotary Club of England ...

Darwen Rotary Club of England donates reading books to Gambian schools

Friday, August 09, 2019
Gambian lower basic schools have benefited from a donation of twenty-three cartons of reading books, from a British rotary club; Darwen Rotary Club...

UDP is not own by Ousainou Darboe- deputy youth adviser for President Barrow says

Friday, August 09, 2019
(Thursday 8th August 2019 Issue) Saikou Mballow, deputy Youth Adviser to President Adama Barrow has said that the United Democratic Party (UDP) is...
Fulbe Africa holds 2nd confere...

Fulbe Africa holds 2nd conference

Friday, August 09, 2019
(Thursday8 August 2019 Issue) Fulbe Africa, an association of the Fula tribe in The Gambia, recently held their second conference on Peacebuilding,...
42-year-old man seeks for over...

42-year-old man seeks for oversea treatment

Thursday, August 08, 2019
Cooper Solomon, a 42-year-old is seeking for assistance for overseas treatment. He is diagnosed with hypertension. According to a medical report...
PDOIS URR Women, Youth wings h...

PDOIS URR Women, Youth wings hold congress

Wednesday, August 07, 2019
People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) Upper River Region (URR) women and youth wings, over the weekend held their...
Gunjur youth movement to condu...

Gunjur youth movement to conduct tree planting exercise

Wednesday, August 07, 2019
A youth-led group that call themselves Gunjur Youth Movement in the Kombo South coastal community of Gunjur has announced that they will be embarking...
APAG Chairman blames deputies ...

APAG Chairman blames deputies on Alcohol excise tax review

Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Chairman of the Alcohol Policy Alliance (APAG) Gambia chapter has blamed members of the National Assembly select committee on trade on their review...
‘Gov’t committed to combat org...

‘Gov’t committed to combat organised crimes, illicit drug trafficking’

Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Ousman Ceesay, deputy permanent secretary at the Ministry of Interior has reaffirmed government’s continued commitment to fight organised crimes and...

Network of Financial & Tax Reporters Gambia Chapter launched

Wednesday, August 07, 2019
The newly established, Network of Financial and Tax Reporters Gambia Chapter (NFTR), was over the weekend official launched at a ceremony held at the...
Jomo-Community conducts Mangro...

Jomo-Community conducts Mangrove restoration

Tuesday, August 06, 2019
All Forestry Gambia platforms in partnership with the community of Jomo- Kunda in Foni Kansala, over the weekend embarked on a massive mangrove...

Gambia For 5 Years holds press conference

Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Gambia for Five Years and Peace Building last Saturday held a press conference under the theme “Maintaining peace and stability with all inclusive”...

GRA collects D700M monthly as tax

Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Ousman Bah, the head of corporate and public affairs unit at the Gambia Revenue authority has said that GRA collected 700 Million dalasis monthly as...
Banky Njie: Nema Matching Gran...

Banky Njie: Nema Matching Grant is less challenging to access now

Tuesday, August 06, 2019
The Business Development Officer (BDO) of the National Agricultural Land and Water Management Development Project (Nema), Mr. Banky Njie, has...
Statement by Attorney General ...

Statement by Attorney General and Minister of Justice on: TRRC JUNGLERS

Tuesday, August 06, 2019
August 5, 2019 I understand that my recommendation for the army to release Mr Malick Jatta, Mr Omar Jallow, and Mr Amadou Badjie, three members of...

Banni embarks on tree planting exercise

Tuesday, August 06, 2019
(Issue for Monday 5th August 2019) The community of Banni and their Development Association recently embarked on tree planting exercise around the...

24 Young Journalists graduate at Insight

Tuesday, August 06, 2019
(Issue for Monday 5th August 2019) Twenty-four young journalists who underwent a twelve-week journalism training course at the Insight Training...
289,000 women died of pregnanc...

289,000 women died of pregnancy, birth related causes in five years

Friday, August 02, 2019
Public Health Nurse, Lamin Manjang said on Saturday that the United Nations Population Fund (UNPF) estimated that globally, 289, 000 women have died...

Journalists trained on ethical reporting on children, others

Friday, August 02, 2019
SOS Childrens' Villages, an organisation that builds families for children who have lost parental care and those at risk of losing parental care,...
Communities trained on improve...

Communities trained on improved pit-latrine slab construction

Friday, August 02, 2019
Ten people from communities in Kombo South district last week completed a week training on local pit-latrine slab making by the Din-Ding Yiriwa...

GPFCCU changing living standard of Police

Friday, August 02, 2019
Head of customer care unit of The Gambia Police Force Cooperative Credit Union (GPFCCU) has said that the credit union has changed the living...
Edo State Union certifies Skye...

Edo State Union certifies Skye Bank MD

Friday, August 02, 2019
Nigerian Edo State Union (ESU)-Gambia chapter, Tuesday certified the managing director/Ceo of Skye Bank Gambia, Soni Anwal as...
10 best medical students award...

10 best medical students awarded

Thursday, August 01, 2019
The University of The Gambia School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, Monday awarded equipment to 10 of its best students who were found...
African Presidents and global ...

African Presidents and global leaders discuss job creation at 2019 TEF forum

Thursday, August 01, 2019
Job creation and youth empowerment were the key themes discussed by five African presidents and thousands of young African entrepreneurs at the...

New CCM induction meeting held

Thursday, August 01, 2019
The Gambia-Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) of the international financing and partnership organisation; Global Fund, Tuesday held a new...
13 students graduate at ROTP

13 students graduate at ROTP

Thursday, August 01, 2019
A total of 13 students, Friday graduated in different fields and levels at the Regional Ophthalmic Training Programme (ROTP), held at the Ebunjan...

Gunjur Health Centre maternity ward extension commissioned

Thursday, August 01, 2019
National Assembly Member for Kombo South, Kebba K. Barrow Saturday led the commissioning of Gunjur Health Centre maternity ward extension project. ...

Statement by the Hon. Minister of the Interior, Mr Ebrima Mballow on the recent violent incidents in Brikama and the greater Banjul Area

Thursday, August 01, 2019
The Ministry of the Interior deeply regrets the death of Mr. Ousman Darboe, a 33 year old Serekunda market vendor and expresses its heartfelt...
MOA holds regional food reserv...

MOA holds regional food reserve strategy inception

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
A three-day regional food reserve strategy inception synergy was recently organised by the Ministry of Agriculture, the West African regional bloc,...

Capital Express pays D20, 000 to Decease customer’s family

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Capital Express Assurance Company, on Friday paid a sum of 20, 000 dalasis to the family of its late customer, Peter Jawara of the University of The...
Happy JFAML Learning Centre tr...

Happy JFAML Learning Centre trains teachers on Jolly Phonics

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Happy JFAML Learning Centre Foundation over the weekend trained teachers to improve their performance in the teaching of Jolly Phonics; a fun and...
Ding-Ding Federation holds thi...

Ding-Ding Federation holds third AGM

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Ding-Ding Federation; a ChildFund The Gambia local partner in Foni, Saturday held their third Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Mayork Senior Secondary...
Essau District Hospital theatr...

Essau District Hospital theatre to be operational soon

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
The minister of Health Ahmmadou Lamin Samateh, during his visit to Essau District Hospital last weekend revealed that the operation theatre will be...

NAMs trained on defence and National Assembly security

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
The Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAV), last Wednesday completed a five-day training for National Assembly Members on defence and...
100 emerging rural leaders tra...

100 emerging rural leaders trained on leadership

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
At least 100 emerging rural leaders, Friday completed a seven-day intensive training on leadership skills at a local hotel in Kololi to enhance their...
Craving for Development launch...

Craving for Development launches The Ignition Hour Project

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
A Sierra Leone-base non-governmental organisation; Craving for Development in collaboration with Gambia Investment Enterprise Promotion Agency...

GPFCCU holds 20th AGM

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Gambia Police Force Cooperative Credit Union (GPFCCU), Saturday held their 20th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on the theme: Credit union promoting a...
Education Changes Everything f...

Education Changes Everything for a Girl | The SaGG Foundation

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
The SaGG Foundation (Sponsor a Gambian Girl) is a girls’ education movement, with the aim of championing the cause for the education of girls in The...
Barrow Youths equips ‘backway’...

Barrow Youths equips ‘backway’ returnees

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
As part of their magnanimity and frequent gestures, President Barrow Youths for National Development (PBY4ND) on Thursday 25 July, 2019 extended a...

FAO DG calls for strong measures to combat global obesity pandemic

Monday, July 29, 2019
26 July 2019, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has made his strongest appeal yet for tougher measures to combat the global obesity...
NCAC trains official tour guid...

NCAC trains official tour guides on comprehensive sites interpretation

Monday, July 29, 2019
The National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Friday, further trained members of the Official Tour Guides on comprehensive interpretation of the...

Businesses on standstill amid protest in Brikama

Friday, July 26, 2019
Several shops and other small businesses were shut down in Brikama on Wednesday following a protracted confrontation between the Police Intervention...

Health Ministry appears before NA Health Committee

Friday, July 26, 2019
The Ministry of health and Social Welfare on Wednesday appeared before the National Assembly (NA) select committee on health at the Assembly building...
BKYDA prepares for 4th annual ...

BKYDA prepares for 4th annual tree planting exercise

Friday, July 26, 2019
A Foni-based community association; Bullock Kapongha Youth Development Association (BKYDA) has disclosed that preparations are ongoing for their...
ECOWAS envoy: Gambia taking de...

ECOWAS envoy: Gambia taking deliberate steps in peace building

Thursday, July 25, 2019
A representative of the West Africa regional bloc (Ecowas) in The Gambia Tuesday said The Gambia is currently going through a transition process and...
AFC market definition synergy ...

AFC market definition synergy underway

Thursday, July 25, 2019
The Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (GCCPC) is hosting a three-day capacity building synergy of the African Competition Forum...

Inspectors, Scientific officers trained on regulatory procedures

Thursday, July 25, 2019
Food inspectors and scientific officers on Tuesday began a four-day training on regulatory procedures for enforcement of the requirements stipulated...
Dr. Seedy Drammeh launches ano...

Dr. Seedy Drammeh launches another book

Thursday, July 25, 2019
The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) deputy director of human resources and administration, Dr. Seedy Drammeh over the weekend launched a new book...

Christ Embassy Church encourages blood donation

Thursday, July 25, 2019
Members of the Christ Embassy Church in The Gambia recently held a blood donation campaign designed to encourage people to donate blood at one of...
Tankong Kunda women may drop r...

Tankong Kunda women may drop rice cultivation this season

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
A group of women in Tankong Kunda in the Central River Region North Sami District said they might not be involved in rice cultivation this rainy...
Kanilai appeals for government...

Kanilai appeals for government support to complete Mosque construction

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Kanilai Imam Allasan Jallow has appealed to the government to help them complete the construction of the only central mosque in their community that...
Youth Minister: We prioritise ...

Youth Minister: We prioritise youth participation at all levels

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Youth and Sports minister Drammeh Sidibeh said yesterday that his ministry places high premium in Gambian young peoples’ participation at all levels...
Community first aid, disaster ...

Community first aid, disaster risk reduction training underway in Tallinding

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
A three-day community first aid and disaster risk reduction training was yesterday hosted at Tallinding Bantaba on the theme: Changing minds,...

Community first aid, disaster risk reduction training underway in Tallinding

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
A three-day community first aid and disaster risk reduction training was yesterday hosted at Tallinding Bantaba on the theme: Changing minds,...

Gambian ambassador to U.S. receives 2019 Babara C. Jordan Award

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Dawda D. Fadera, The Gambia’s ambassador to the United States was nominated and subsequently received the Congresswoman Barbara C. Jordan Award 2019...

2005 UNESCO Convention is a legal instrument

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Director of programmes at the British Council in Nigeria has defended the legality of the 2005 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural...

Madi M.K. Ceesay Narrates Ordeals at the Notorious NIA in the Hands of Jammeh Enablers

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Madi M.K.Ceesay a veteran journalist and former General Manager of the Independent Newspaper and one time President of the Gambia Press Union has on...

Alumni improves enrolled families’ awareness on sponsorship

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Former sponsored children of Ding-Ding Yiriwa; a Child-Fund The Gambia affiliated federation in Kombo North and South Districts, over the weekend...

Gunjur residents sensitised on Democracy, Political pluralism

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
The National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) and The Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (TANGO) are continuing their sensitisation...

Kambengo Nursery, Lower Basic School holds 11th graduation

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Kambengo Nursery and Lower Basic School in Sukuta, Kombo North, Saturday held their eleventh graduation and prize giving ceremony for thirty-six...
3-month livelihood skills trai...

3-month livelihood skills training for young women kicks-off in Sanyang

Monday, July 22, 2019
The Village Girls Initiative (VGI), in partnership with International Visitors’ Leadership Programme Alumni (IVLPA) have commenced a three-month...
Bayba MD commits strong partne...

Bayba MD commits strong partnership with financial, tax reporters

Monday, July 22, 2019
Managing director of the microfinance institution; Bayba Financial Services has assured members of the Network of Financial and Tax Reporters (NFTR)...
NACOFAG, FASDEP establish fami...

NACOFAG, FASDEP establish family farm seed and cereal banking scheme

Monday, July 22, 2019
National Coordinating Organisation for Farmers Association The Gambia –NACOFAG and Food and Agriculture Sector Development Project (FASDEP) have...

Girigara Memorial Nursery School held graduation

Monday, July 22, 2019
Girigara Memorial Nursery school, last Friday held its first graduation and prize giving ceremony, at the school ground in Busumbala. The...
NBR Governor: Without taxes no...

NBR Governor: Without taxes no development can take place

Friday, July 19, 2019
The governor of the North Bank Region has underscored the importance of tax in national development, reminding that The Gambia is a tax-based...
NFTR Gambia Chapter meets Atla...

NFTR Gambia Chapter meets Atlas MD

Friday, July 19, 2019
Executive Network of Financial and Tax Reporters (NFTR) Gambia chapter on Wednesday called on the Managing Director of Atlas Energy Company at his...
40 GFRS officers trained on le...

40 GFRS officers trained on leadership, time management

Thursday, July 18, 2019
A total of 40 participants comprising of middle and senior cadre of The Gambia Fire and Rescue Services were recently certified, after completing...

Gambia observes World Red Cross, Red Crescent Day

Thursday, July 18, 2019
The Gambia Red Cross Society on Tuesday joined the rest of the world to celebrate World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day at a colourful ceremony held...
Essau Community Nursery gradua...

Essau Community Nursery graduates 42

Thursday, July 18, 2019
At least 42 students on Friday graduated at Essau Community Nursery School’s 21st graduation and prize giving ceremony in Lower Niumi District of...
Book on clusters, economic dev...

Book on clusters, economic development launched

Thursday, July 18, 2019
A book titled “clusters and economic development: A pathway of African Industrialisation” was recently launched at a ceremony held at the Central...
‘I only touch with my palm and...

‘I only touch with my palm and Allah heals’

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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...
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