480 Security officers trained ...

480 Security officers trained on POM and VIP protection ahead of OIC

A total of 480 security officers from Gambia’s security sectors, including police, army, immigration, prison and revenue authority have been trained...
Seaport Customs Manager bags “...

Seaport Customs Manager bags “Patriotic Personality Award”

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Nigeria-based advocacy group; League of African Development Students (LEADS) have decorated Gambia Revenue Authority’s manager in-charge of Seaport...

VDF supports Sinchu Alagie water expansion project

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Vision Development Foundation (VDF) last Saturday supported the expansion of 1 km main extension water supply project to Sinchu Alagie in Kombo North...
Chief York warns against bush ...

Chief York warns against bush fire

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Chief of Central River Region’s (CRR) Nianija district has warned the people of his area, including the district’s 33 Alkalolu, Village Development...
NSGA discussed FGM with youth,...

NSGA discussed FGM with youth, adult cohorts in Foni

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Nova Scotia Gambia Association (NSGA) recently held a forum in Foni Kampanti where they engaged youth, children and adults in a discussion for the...
Councillor Jammeh electrifies ...

Councillor Jammeh electrifies Bundung Borehole Cemetery

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Councillor of Bundung Six Junction ward has recently brought a project in Bundung borehole where he electrified the ward’s cemetery. Sulayman...

SAO donates rice and clothing to Orphans in Wullinkama

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Smile African Orphans (SAO); a Gambia and US registered non-profit charity organisation in the state of Washington, United States have donated 12...
Sanyang discusses five-year de...

Sanyang discusses five-year development plan

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The Kombo South coastal community of Sanyang over the weekend discussed their five years development plan at the community’s Lower Basic School...
ALHAGIE K. MBYE Receives Prest...

ALHAGIE K. MBYE Receives Prestigious Award

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Alhagie K. Mbye Customs Manager , Seaport operations , GRA ,Banjul , on Monday 14th January 2019, received a prestigious -Award from the League of...
Historian Ceesay talks about s...

Historian Ceesay talks about significance of festivals, historical sites

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Hassoum Ceesay, the acting director general, National Center for Arts and Culture (NCAC), has dilated on the importance of the forthcoming Kankurang...

Teacher wants commission for persons with disability

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
As the public consultation of Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) reaches its climax, inhabitants of Busumbala village and the surrounding...
Aja Sawaneh Receives  CHILD AI...

Aja Sawaneh Receives CHILD AID GAMBIA first Health Professional Scholarship for 2019

Picture: Aja Sawaneh.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Child Aid Gambia is a UK charity helping Gambian children to a brighter future. We are delighted to announce the recipient of our first Health...

Muslim youth, others propose Gambia’s non-secularism in new constitution

Monday, January 14, 2019
Muslim students and youth organisations in The Gambia have proposed to the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) to ensure featuring a clause in the...
2018 Labour Force Survey valid...

2018 Labour Force Survey validated

Monday, January 14, 2019
The Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBoS) and the Ministry of Trade, Thursday validated the Gambia Labour Force Survey (GLFS) at Paradise Suites hotel...
Peace Ambassadors student camp...

Peace Ambassadors student camp concludes

Monday, January 14, 2019
Peace Ambassadors The Gambia have concluded six days student camping at St. Peter’s Technical Junior and Senior Secondary School in Lamin. The...

Foni Dinding Federation supports 40 families of enrolled children

Monday, January 14, 2019
Foni Dinding Federation; a ChildFund The Gambia local partnerhave recently gave forty sheep to families of their enrolled children within the five...
Nianija chief enlightens youth...

Nianija chief enlightens youth, Alkalolu on NDP

Picture: Nianija Chief, Dawda York
Friday, January 11, 2019
Dawda York, chief of Nianija district in Central River Region (CRR) North has recently met with both youths and Alkalolu of his area, where he...
New ACCFA president says membe...

New ACCFA president says members capacity-building is his priority

Friday, January 11, 2019
The newly elected president of the Association of Customs Clearing and Forwarding Agents (ACCFA) has unveiled plans to keep the Association moving...
Children Holiday Education cam...

Children Holiday Education camp concludes

Friday, January 11, 2019
Young People in the Media (YPM), in partnership with the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), Ministry of Basic and...
26-year-old woman seeks assist...

26-year-old woman seeks assistance for overseas treatment

Friday, January 11, 2019
A 26-year-old woman from Yarambaba Estate, whose medication documents indicate that she developed a boil at the right deltoid region which extend to...
Stakeholders discuss UN global...

Stakeholders discuss UN global analyses, sanitation and drinking water

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Stakeholders have concluded a three-day discussion on the UN Global Analyses and Assessment of sanitation and drinking water on data collection held...

VCO Gambia donates to Kataba Ward

Thursday, January 10, 2019
VCO Gambia has recently donated clothing, shoes, cooking materials and medical equipment to eight communities within Kataba ward in North Bank...

KSLCS launches campaign against irregular migration

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Kairo Survivor-LED Crisis Society (KSLCS), over the weekend launched a sensitisation and awareness campaign in Tujereng, Kombo South in attempt to...
Declaring oneself as “Yoruba K...

Declaring oneself as “Yoruba King” in Diaspora is dubious

Thursday, January 10, 2019
A Yoruba man from Nigeria has told our reporter in a recent interview that if a person declares himself as “Yoruba King” in the Diaspora without...
Journalists say more capacity ...

Journalists say more capacity building needed to improve agric. reporting

Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Agricultural journalists who were trained under The Network of Agricultural Communicators (NAC) The Gambia and Danish Food and Agricultural...

Young people rehabilitate 2.5km Gunjur Fishing Center road

Wednesday, January 09, 2019
About 125 young people from Kombo South fishing community of Gunjur are currently participating in a hands-on training on Do-nou Technology in the...
CLMSD inaugurates  new Social ...

CLMSD inaugurates new Social Education initiative for African Children

Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Center for Leadership and Management for Sustainable Development (CLMSD) have launched a new Social Education Initiative for African Children in...
Senegambia partners met on cam...

Senegambia partners met on campaign against irregular migration

Tuesday, January 08, 2019
Two youth development advocacy groups from The Gambia and Senegalese southern region of Casamance have recently ended a five-day awareness campaign...
NAWEC elects new board of dire...

NAWEC elects new board of directors

Tuesday, January 08, 2019
Gambia’s water and electricity power house; NAWEC have elected a new board of directors at an election held at the Petroleum house in Brusubi. ...
Kerewan Women rejoices over ne...

Kerewan Women rejoices over new garden project

Tuesday, January 08, 2019
Women of Nyakoi Kerewan in Upper River Region’s Wuli West District have celebrated the commissioning of a new garden project which was funded by the...
Gambian bags 2018 Africa Advoc...

Gambian bags 2018 Africa Advocate of the Year Award

Monday, January 07, 2019
Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan ahuman rights activist who organised widespread protests to have a longtime Gambia dictator Yaya Jammeh step down has been...
Senegambia CSOs advocates for ...

Senegambia CSOs advocates for one ID card

Monday, January 07, 2019
Gambia and Senegal Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have been advocating for the introduction of a one Senegambia identity card to promote free...

ISRA trains Majalis Marabouts on child protection and rights

Monday, January 07, 2019
Institute for Social Reformation and Action (ISRA); an Islamic faith-based organisation last week trained forty Majalis Marabouts on child protection...

Real Tech skills training center holds first graduation

Monday, January 07, 2019
Real Tech Skills training center has recently held their first batch of students graduation, they were trained technical skills including laptop,...
550 students are under BFoTG s...

550 students are under BFoTG sponsorship within KM

Monday, January 07, 2019
Headmistress of Nyodema Nursery School in Manjai Kunda has revealed that a total number of 550 students are currently under Belgian Friends of The...
NYC to host Youth  Connekt Gam...

NYC to host Youth Connekt Gambia Summit

Picture: Lamin Darboe is Executive Director of National Youth Council
Friday, January 04, 2019
National Youth Council (NYC) will be hosting the first Youth Connekt Gambia Summit from January 16 –17, 2019, which intend to bring young people,...

Ex-student creates girls empowerment advocacy club at Bundung LBS

Friday, January 04, 2019
A former student of Bundung Lower Basic School have recently established a girls empowerment advocacy club in the school call “Gambian Girl Power.” ...
Humanitarian charity prepares ...

Humanitarian charity prepares for first disaster management, mitigation training in WCR

Friday, January 04, 2019
A new humanitarian charity foundation in Brikama call Humanity Concern Foundation-HCF-The Gambia will commence its first training on disaster...
ACCFA holds 15th AGM

ACCFA holds 15th AGM

Friday, January 04, 2019
The Association of Customs Clearing and Forwarding Agents (ACCFA), last week held their 15th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Atlantic hotel in...
Gambia records 1, 207 HIV case...

Gambia records 1, 207 HIV cases in 9 months

Thursday, January 03, 2019
Gambia Network of Aids Support Societies (GAMNASS) president Samba Sey, has disclosed last week that a total of 1, 207 HIV cases were recorded across...

WANEP, stakeholders hold sensitization on 2018 CCM report

Thursday, January 03, 2019
West African Network for Peace Building (WANEP) –The Gambia, in collaboration with various state and non-state actors Monday held a daylong...
Media and CSOs trained on 2019...

Media and CSOs trained on 2019 draft estimates

Thursday, January 03, 2019
As part of efforts to strengthen fiscal transparency in The Gambia, International Republican Institute (IRI) has recently trained journalists and...
German couple donates food aid...

German couple donates food aide to Pirang women gardeners

Thursday, January 03, 2019
German couple with a charity called Joseph and Claudia real charity group on Sunday donated 100 bags of rice to Pirang women gardeners association in...

IACD Commits to continue raising awareness on corruption

Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Anti-Corruption International The Gambia (ACIG); an organisation advocating for Gambia’s Anti-Corruption Bill of 2016, to go through parliament and...

15 Schools participates in Brikama Spelling Bee Competition

Wednesday, January 02, 2019
At least 15 Lower Basic Schools within Brikama have participated in a daylong spelling bee competition at the Region 2 Education Directorate in...
Ida’s Idea inaugurates Fashion...

Ida’s Idea inaugurates Fashion Design and Entrepreneurship training Institution

Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Ida’s idea, an institution aimed at empowering youth through skills development in fashion and design on Saturday inaugurated its first technical...

Soninke Association launches 2nd language autobiography

Wednesday, January 02, 2019
The Association of Soninke Language Literacy on Sunday launched their 2nd edition of the Soninke language autobiography at Imam Malick Arabic School...

African Jurisprudence &Seeking Justice in Post-Jammeh Gambia

Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms are essential proponents of any functioning contemporary democracy. In more ways than not, the...
Students debate Gambia Press t...

Students debate Gambia Press tolerance at Inter-school competition

Monday, December 31, 2018
Students have been debating whether there is or no press tolerance and freedom in The Gambia at a recent inter-school debate competition held at...
NGBV founder resigns

NGBV founder resigns

Monday, December 31, 2018
Founder and national coordinator of Network Against Gender Base Violence (NGBV) Haddy Mboge-Barrow has resigned after 47 years of gender equality...
DKF Association donates to Suk...

DKF Association donates to Sukuta Health Centre

Monday, December 31, 2018
The Tumani Darboe Family Association of Sukuta have recently donated cleaning materials to Sukuta Health Centre at a presentation held at the health...

Barrow Youths VP Calls for National Unity

Monday, December 31, 2018
Vice president of President Barrow Youths for National Development has expressed solidarity with President Adama Barrow and called for national unity...
Gambia to create Children Nati...

Gambia to create Children National Assembly

Picture: Photo of participants during consultation in Basse, URR; Sometime in November 2018
Friday, December 28, 2018
The Gambia National Youth Council (NYC) in collaboration with Child Protection Alliance, Department of Social Welfare, National Youth Parliament and...
Madina Salam embarks on cleani...

Madina Salam embarks on cleaning exercise

Friday, December 28, 2018
Wards in Madina Salam in Kombo South have recently conducted joint cleaning exercise (setsetal) with the community to protect the people from...
BAC, Sen De Gel sign MOU

BAC, Sen De Gel sign MOU

Friday, December 28, 2018
Brikama Area Council (BAC ) on Monday re-signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a Sen De Gel, a Turkish civil society organisation at a...
French writing competition: Eg...

French writing competition: Egolise awards 8 SOS students

Friday, December 28, 2018
Last week a French organisation call Egolise Association awarded 8 students of SOS Senior Secondary School French Club who participated in their...
ECOWAS Commission confers Ecol...

ECOWAS Commission confers Ecological Award on head of Agric. Division

Friday, December 28, 2018
Commission of the West Africa regional blog ECOWAS have awarded its head of agriculture division with an ecological award on Ecological Organic...
Banjul-North NAM asks governme...

Banjul-North NAM asks government to improve livelihood of young people

Thursday, December 27, 2018
The stark reality of some of the inhumane treatment some Gambian migrants are facing in some European countries have been brought home by the...
Second annual Bakau festival u...

Second annual Bakau festival underway

Thursday, December 27, 2018
The second edition of annual Bakau cultural, dialogue, socialization and discussion festival is currently underway at different location in the...
Ex-Students gives back to Armi...

Ex-Students gives back to Armitage

Thursday, December 27, 2018
The 2009 batch of Armitage Senior Secondary School in Central River Region’s administrative capital, Jangjanbureh have recently donated school...
Fatou Laobe to storm Gambia on...

Fatou Laobe to storm Gambia on New Year Eve

Thursday, December 27, 2018
Management of the Coco Ocean Resort and Spa has concluded their end of year arrangement for both Christmas and New Year celebrations for not just...
Gamjobs train job seekers on C...

Gamjobs train job seekers on CV and elevator speech writing

Monday, December 24, 2018
Last Friday, Gamjobs organized a day skills building training for job seekers on Curriculum Vitae (CV) and elevator writing held at the American...
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at suppo...

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at supports WCR disaster victims

Monday, December 24, 2018
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at The Gambia, last week supported 23 families of the 2018 fire and flood victims of West Coast Region with the donation of D2,...
Rotary International Regional ...

Rotary International Regional Director visits The Gambia

Monday, December 24, 2018
Rotary International Director Yinka Babalola has recently ended a two-day visit in The Gambia, a visit that gave him the opportunity to see some of...
Heart to Heart International M...

Heart to Heart International Ministry holds child empowerment seminar

Monday, December 24, 2018
Heart to Heart Ministry; an non-governmental organisation established to empower and build bright futures for Gambian children recently organized a...
IHHNL Netherlands treats over ...

IHHNL Netherlands treats over 300 Cataract cases in The Gambia

Monday, December 24, 2018
Some members of International Humanitarian Relief Organization (IHHNL); a Turkish deputy charge affairs to The Gambia- based charity in the...
NCCE sensitises CRR-North comm...

NCCE sensitises CRR-North communities on democracy

Friday, December 21, 2018
National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) last Saturday commenced a massive sensitization outreach in the Central River Region- North and North...
7-year-old boy solicits aid to...

7-year-old boy solicits aid to undergo overseas treatment

Friday, December 21, 2018
Parents of Bubacarr Marong, a seven-year-old boy in Abuko village are soliciting financial support from the government, private sector,...
Woman suffering osteoarthritis...

Woman suffering osteoarthritis disease appeals for medical treatment

Friday, December 21, 2018
A forty-seven year old woman Elizabeth Gomez, who has been suffering from osteoarthritis disease on her right hip since age of six is seeking for...

Siffoe LBS celebrates winning Stars 2 Award Certificate presentation

Friday, December 21, 2018
Siffoe Lower Basic School over the weekend celebrated their winning Star 2 Award certificate presentation held at the school ground. The winning...
Gambia hosts AU regional consu...

Gambia hosts AU regional consultative meeting

Thursday, December 20, 2018
Gambia has hosted a three-day high level African Union (AU) consultative dialogue held at a local hotel in Kotu.Organised by the African Union with...

ILO trains National stakeholders to tackle trafficking in persons, forced labor

Thursday, December 20, 2018
International Labor Organisation (ILO), with funding from European Union and ECOWAS Commission have trained Gambian stakeholders as part of a crusade...

Stakeholders clean Jeshwang Cemetery

Thursday, December 20, 2018
Jeshwang Cemetery Cleaning, an initiative of Fatou Tambajang and Anna Axi Gai, wife of Gambia’s former youth and sports minister Mass Axi Gai in...
Banjul Red Cross Society held ...

Banjul Red Cross Society held 19th Annual Youth Gathering

Thursday, December 20, 2018
Banjul Red Cross Society (BRC) has recently held its 19th annual youth gathering at the Gambia Senior Secondary school grounds in Banjul, under the...
LG Electronics Brusubi Branch ...

LG Electronics Brusubi Branch Unveils its Latest Technologies

Thursday, December 20, 2018
MFH Group, the official distributor for numerous international brands, including LG Electronics, over the weekend rebranded itsLG showroom at Brusubi...
DPS Jawo challenged GTHI board...

DPS Jawo challenged GTHI board to build on successes As the institute annex graduated sixty students

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The deputy permanent secretary at the Ministry of Tourism and Culture has challenged the board of directors and management of The Gambia Toursim and...

Sintet Ward Councilor wants term limit for NAM

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The Councilor for Sintet Ward in the Foni Jarol District of the West Coast Region has suggested to the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) to...
IHHNL Netherlands Visits Gambi...

IHHNL Netherlands Visits Gambia

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Members of International Humanitarian Relief Organization (IHHNL), a Turkish charity based in the Netherlands and partners from the United Kingdom on...
Dr. Badgie:Life on Earth depen...

Dr. Badgie:Life on Earth depends on protection provided by ozone

Picture: Dr. Badgie, NEA Director of Technical Services Network
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The National Environment Agency`s Director of Technical Services Network has called on refrigeration, air conditioning and super refrigeration...

Presidency makes changes to airport ceremonies

Monday, December 17, 2018
The Public is hereby informed that effective January 1st, 2019, His Excellency, President Adama Barrow would like to excuse members of the public...
Kuntaur health centre boosted

Kuntaur health centre boosted

Friday, December 14, 2018
Kuntaur major health centre in Central River Region-North has received a donation of medical examination beds and physiographic materials from...
Unique FM will change name to ...

Unique FM will change name to Taxi FM in January

Picture: Lamin Manga
Friday, December 14, 2018
Management of Unique FM Radio has announced that it is changing its brand name to TAXI FM with effect from January 1st 2019. “Management would like...
20-year-old man seeks urgent o...

20-year-old man seeks urgent overseas treatment support

Picture: Ismaila Jallow
Friday, December 14, 2018
Ismaila Jallow, a 20-year-old man and native of Tanji village in West Coast Region is seeking urgent assistance to enable him undergo overseas...

Young Gambian entrepreneur to win D1M TAF Africa Start-up competition

Thursday, December 13, 2018
One Gambian young entrepreneur with registered business will win a whopping 1 million dalasis on December 29 if able to provide convincing business...
Brikama hosts Youth-led CRC co...

Brikama hosts Youth-led CRC consultation forum

Thursday, December 13, 2018
Over 40 young people from different districts in West Coast Region have participated in a day-long Constitutional Review Commission (CRC)...
GRTS Kids Podium reaches final...

GRTS Kids Podium reaches final stage

Thursday, December 13, 2018
Kids Podium, a Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS) public speaking competition for children under the age of 14 has reached its final stage...
Mobile Traffic officers traine...

Mobile Traffic officers trained on road safety

Thursday, December 13, 2018
HG-Gambia Ltd, a Gambian own business dealer in fire, health, safety and security equipment has recently concluded an intensive training for police...
Beakanyang celebrates Internat...

Beakanyang celebrates International Human Rights Day

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
A leading Gambian human rights organization Beakanyang Kafo Monday joined the rest of the world to celebrate the 2018 International Human Rights Day....
UNV, Vol-Gam observes Internat...

UNV, Vol-Gam observes International Volunteers Day

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
United Nations Volunteers (UNV) and National Volunteers Network- The Gambia, (VolNet-Gam) have recently celebrated International Volunteers Day(IVD)...
ChildFund donates medicaments ...

ChildFund donates medicaments to Health Ministry

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
ChildFund The Gambia has donated medical items to the Ministry of health and Social Welfare which was donated to them by Heart to Heart Medical...
Security agencies complete eLe...

Security agencies complete eLearning Mobile Training

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
A-four-day eLearning mobile training, targeting trainers and IT officials from the Drug Law Enforcement Agency, The Gambia (DLEAG), Gambia Police...
Country Strategic Programme dr...

Country Strategic Programme draft document validated

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
The Country Strategic Opportunities Programme (COSOP) 2019-2024 draft document, which seeks to define IFAD engagement in The Gambia and supports...
Dr. Liu JI- DON introduces acu...

Dr. Liu JI- DON introduces acupuncture treatment to EFTSH

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Dr. Liu - Don from China Medical Team has recently introduced acupuncture treatment to Nurses at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH)...
Italian school, charity donate...

Italian school, charity donate tech equipment to Kalagi SSS

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
An Italian school - Ceres and a charity organisation Marus - Onlus Citta Metropolitana in Italy in partnership with Comus project in Kalagi have...

UN staff Credit Union holds 7th AGM

Fatou B. Cham
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
United Nations local staff Cooperative Credit Union recently held its 7th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the UN house in Cape Point, Bakau. The...

Slok Air, FIBank in legal tussle with Lilium Grays/Holdings Ltd

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
The legal tussle between Slok Air Ltd. as 1st plaintiff and F.I. Bank The Gambia Ltd. as the 2nd plaintiff against Hilium Grays Ltd. as 1st defendant...
DLEAG sensitises Bambara commu...

DLEAG sensitises Bambara community on drug

Monday, December 10, 2018
Drug Law Enforcement Agency The Gambia (DLEAG) in partnership with the Council of elders and young people of Bambara village in Foni Bondali district...
Dankunku annual festival comme...

Dankunku annual festival commences today

Monday, December 10, 2018
The annual Niamina Dankunku Festival will commence today in the Central River Region historic community which brings together natives and people from...
Taranga Motorcycle riders visi...

Taranga Motorcycle riders visit Gambia

Monday, December 10, 2018
As the 2018 tourist season is booming, a number of motorcycle riders from Taranga Motorcycle Riders Club, over the weekend arrived in the country...
NCAC boss, others receive Baob...

NCAC boss, others receive Baobab Award

Monday, December 10, 2018
Scores of tradition and culture promoters over the weekend received Baobab Awards in recognition of their outstanding contributions to culture, not...
TRRC to commence hearing on 7 ...

TRRC to commence hearing on 7 January

Friday, December 07, 2018
The TRRC will hold its first public hearing on Monday January 7, 2019. The decision was finalised at a meeting of the commissioners and senior staff...
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