Ex-Prisoner Scattred Janneh do...

Ex-Prisoner Scattred Janneh donates to Mile 2

Dr Amadou Scattered Janneh, a one-time Information minister in the former regime and an ex-prisoner have donated food items to Mile 2 Central prison...
Women Ministry PS tasks Networ...

Women Ministry PS tasks Network members to take up national issues

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare have tasked members of the Network of Gender Journalists for Women and...

Parents snub Kunting Basic Cycle School woeful performance in grade nine Examination

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Parents of grade nine students of Kunting Basic Cycle School in Central River Region’s Sami District said they are disappointed about the bad...
Saama Kairo distributes school...

Saama Kairo distributes school bags, exercise books worth over D2.5M

Thursday, September 19, 2019
In their drive to put smiles on the faces of the marginalized, deprived and excluded children, Saama Kairo Federation; a local partner of ChildFund...
UNICEF, MoBSE held summer holi...

UNICEF, MoBSE held summer holiday camp for students

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
United Nations International Child Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in partnership with Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE), yesterday concluded...
NoGJWCA members trained on eth...

NoGJWCA members trained on ethical reporting, others

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Members of the Network of Gender Journalists for Women and Cultural Advancement (NoGJWCA) have been trained on ethical reporting, gender base...
NEA celebrates World Ozone Day

NEA celebrates World Ozone Day

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
National Environment Agency (NEA), Monday joined the rest of the world in celebrating the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone layer,...
12-year-old kidney dysfunction...

12-year-old kidney dysfunction patient seeks support for overseas treatment

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
A twelve years young girl, Hafsatou Jallow from Brikama, who is currently undergoing kidney dysfunction diagnoses at the Edward Francis Small...
NEDI trains youth on food proc...

NEDI trains youth on food processing

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) in partnership with GIZ; a European Union trust fund project recently concluded ten days food...
THE SECRETARY GENERAL  MESSAGE...

THE SECRETARY GENERAL MESSAGE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Peace is at the heart of all our work at the United Nations.Andwe know peace is much more than a world free of war. It means resilient, stable...
ICC trains TRRC staff, police ...

ICC trains TRRC staff, police officers on witness protection

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Select staff of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) and some close protection officers of The Gambia Police Force have...

Unique Foundation marks International Youth Day

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Unique Foundation Gambia, a local NGO recently held a day’s youth gathering (seminar) at the Stratford College of Management (SCM) premises,...
Seedstars Banjul Awards Nadji....

Seedstars Banjul Awards Nadji.Bi Gambia The Title Of Best Startup In The Gambia

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Banjul, Gambia 16th September 2019 - Seedstars World, the largest seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup...
Woman who sustain serious woun...

Woman who sustain serious wound on her leg solicits support for oversee treatment

Monday, September 16, 2019
Fatou Dampha, a woman at 75, who sustained a round wound on her right foot has called on government, private institutions and individuals to help her...
Jamaican artist renovates Old ...

Jamaican artist renovates Old Yundum LBS

Monday, September 16, 2019
LJ Ital, a Jamaican-US based artist is leading a project at Old Yundum Lower Basic School that entail the renovation and painting of the class rooms,...
John Bass Kidney Foundation se...

John Bass Kidney Foundation seeks for sponsorship

Monday, September 16, 2019
The John Bass Kidney Foundation is seeking for sponsorship to support other kidney patients as well as sensitize people on kidney failure and...
NEDI, GIZ conduct synergy on a...

NEDI, GIZ conduct synergy on agro –Entrepreneur

Monday, September 16, 2019
National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI), through funding from Dcutsche Gesellschaft (GIZ) for International Zusammenarebeit, last week...

MoHERST, stakeholders held fifth TVET agenda roadmap validation

Friday, September 13, 2019
Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology and stakeholders Wednesday held the fifth Technical and Vocational Education and...
3ppleB cleans Brikama Market

3ppleB cleans Brikama Market

Friday, September 13, 2019
Youth advocacy organisation; 3ppleB, Wednesday embarked on a cleaning exercise at the Brikama market. Chief executive officer Muhammed Darboe said...
New students oriented at AIUWA

New students oriented at AIUWA

Friday, September 13, 2019
American International University West Africa (AIUWA) Thursday oriented new student intakes at its Kanifing campus. AIUWA is a registered and...
Gamjobs and COOPI train return...

Gamjobs and COOPI train returnees on job searching techniques

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Irregular migration returnees in North Bank and Central River Regions have been trained on job search skills, self-esteem building, interview...
EFANet members conclude capaci...

EFANet members conclude capacity building training

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Members of Education for All campaign Network (EFANet), Friday organised a capacity building training targeted to create a platform for the Network...

KM Red Cross branch ends UMOJA 3rd Edition summer camp

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Yusupha Jobe The Kanifing Municipal Red Cross branch have ended its 3rd Edition of the UMOJA summer camp at Banjulinding senior secondary...
MoHERST holds seminar on clima...

MoHERST holds seminar on climate change, land use

Thursday, September 12, 2019
The Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, in partnership with the University of The Gambia, through funding from the German...
High-Level environmental disas...

High-Level environmental disasters decision making training underway in Tendaba

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
A three-day high-level government officials training on evidence-informed decision making on environmental disasters Tuesday kicked-off at Tendaba...
JOYE offers free Summer Classe...

JOYE offers free Summer Classes for examination students

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Non-profit charity Foundation JOYE, last Friday commenced their 5th edition of free summer classes for grade 9 to 12 students from St. Therese’s, St....
NHRC commissioners, staff on L...

NHRC commissioners, staff on Leadership Orientation training

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in collaboration with the African Union Department of Political Affairs, the International Institute for...
UNDP Regional Director: Let’s ...

UNDP Regional Director: Let’s focus on the opportunities in the Sahel to help address challenges

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Secretary General and Director of the Regional Bureau for Africa, Ahunna Eziakonwa has noted...
Seedstars coming to Banjul to ...

Seedstars coming to Banjul to find best start up in Gambia

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
On 13 September, 2019, about 10 of The Gambia’s best seed-stage start-ups will compete to represent the country at the Seedstars Summit and win up to...
CLMSD trains youth on Characte...

CLMSD trains youth on Character Development

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Centre for Leadership and Management for Sustainable Development (CLMSD) has recently held a one-day Regional Youth Leadership and Character...

Gambian in UK to pay tribute to former President

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
The family of Gambia’s former President Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara who recently passed away and The Gambian Embassy and The Gambian community in the...

Kiang Tobaski rams saga lands in court

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Omar Saidy, who allegedly duped the people of Kiang Kolior of their money in the pretext that he was going to sell them rams at a cheap price for the...
GTU holds 5 years National Del...

GTU holds 5 years National Delegates Congress

Friday, September 06, 2019
The Gambia Teachers Union (GTU) have recently held their National Delegates Congress which is held every five years. The congress was held on the...
Bansang hit by adequate water ...

Bansang hit by adequate water shortage

Friday, September 06, 2019
Central River Region’s commercial town of Bansang was hit by adequate water shortage. Residents are calling for government intervention before it...
Gambia starts automatic Brown ...

Gambia starts automatic Brown Card issuance

Picture: Saihou Samba, Secretary General of Gambia National Bureau of ECOWAS Brown Card
Friday, September 06, 2019
General of Gambia National Bureau of ECOWAS Brown Card With effect from this month, September 2019, all vehicles and motorbikes in The Gambia are...
Bulock Kamponga Youth Associat...

Bulock Kamponga Youth Association plants more than 4000 seedlings

Friday, September 06, 2019
(Thursday, 5th September 2019 Issue) Climate change is adversely affecting Gambia’s ecosystem and livelihoods especially for communities that...

Sanyang VDC, SYTA conduct tree planting exercise

Friday, September 06, 2019
(Thursday, 5th September 2019 Issue) The Village Development Committee (VDC) of Sanyang, in partnership with Sanyang Youth Tesito Association...
Social cohesion for peace buil...

Social cohesion for peace building training underway

Friday, September 06, 2019
(Thursday, 5th September 2019 Issue) A six days training on social cohesion for peace building is currently underway at the Gambia Pastoral...
Beakanyang convenes pre-Bantab...

Beakanyang convenes pre-Bantaba orientation workshop in URR

Wednesday, September 04, 2019
A daylong orientation workshop on political tolerance and pluralism was Saturday held at the regional agriculture conference hall in Basse, Upper...

IOM ends induction training on irregular migration

Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Twenty community facilitators in West Coast Region have recently concluded a three-day induction training on irregular migration held in Brikama. The...
Pirang Ex-Students launch init...

Pirang Ex-Students launch initiative to fence school perimeter

Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Pirang Ex-Students Association; a group of former students in Pirang, Kombo East have launched a new initiative that targets fencing the perimeter of...

GBoS, UNICEF launch MICS 6 findings

Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBOS) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Monday launched The Gambia Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey...

Sandele Foundation held climate change camp jamboree

Tuesday, September 03, 2019
The Sandele Foundation, in partnership with the Ministry of Environment over the weekend held a day-long climate change camp jamboree for 30 young...
Stakeholders held joint incept...

Stakeholders held joint inception workshop on FGM/C

Tuesday, September 03, 2019
In their effort to end Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C) in The Gambia, stakeholders, including women groups and traditional...
YPWB, partners held tree plant...

YPWB, partners held tree planting in Siffoe forest

Tuesday, September 03, 2019
Young People Without Border (YPWB); a youth-led community association in Siffoe, Wonder Years Center of Excellence (WYCE) and other partners, Sunday...
142 graduates on accelerated a...

142 graduates on accelerated apprenticeship training program

Monday, September 02, 2019
142 young people have on Thursday graduated from The Gambia National Youth Service Scheme (NYSS) on accelerated apprenticeship training program after...
Gambian Minister of Health rei...

Gambian Minister of Health reiterates thanks to Cuba for its solidarity assistance

Monday, September 02, 2019
Banjul, Aug. 30. - The Gambian Minister of Health, Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, reiterated the gratitude of the authorities and the people of this...
Ambassador Jianchun hosts rece...

Ambassador Jianchun hosts reception for 2019 Chinese Government Scholarship Awardees

Friday, August 30, 2019
Chinese Ambassador to The Gambia, Ma Jianchun Wednesday hosted a reception for the 2019 Chinese government scholarship awardees at the Chinese...

EU Ambassador: Appointment of Defense, Interior Ministers is commendable

Friday, August 30, 2019
European Union Ambassador to The Gambia, Atila Lajos has said that the appointment of Defense and Interior Ministers by President Adama Barrow is...

Media Release: National Youth Dialogue on Reforms in The Gambia

Friday, August 30, 2019
National Youth Council (NYC) in partnership with United Nation Development Program (UNDP Gambia) is set to stage the first National Youth Dialogue on...
Working Group awards Women min...

Working Group awards Women ministry, UN agencies

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Following the 10th year anniversary celebration of the Sub-regional working group on women, youth, peace and security in Dakar, Senegal, the Network...
YPNI commemorates victims of v...

YPNI commemorates victims of violent acts

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Youth Power Network International (YPNI) have recently joined the world in commemorating International day of victims of acts of violence based on...
Gunjur Youth Movement plants a...

Gunjur Youth Movement plants about 1,000 trees

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Gunjur Youth Movement (GYM), a youth-led organisation in Gunjur, Kombo South over the weekend planted about 1,000 trees along the main highway in the...

Gambia Scout Association holds AGM

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
The Gambia Scout Association last Thursday held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the National Nutrition Agency in Bakau, where members reviewed...
Security Sector Reform Strateg...

Security Sector Reform Strategy consultation concludes

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Gambia’s Security Sector Reform Steering Committee, under the Office of the National Security (ONS), Friday concluded their national consultation...
OMG boosts Tanka Tanka psychia...

OMG boosts Tanka Tanka psychiatric hospital

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
A Gambian charitable organisation, Oriented Mines Group (OMG) have recently donated clothing and sanitary materials to the Tanka Tanka Psychiatric...
Mother of three appeals for he...

Mother of three appeals for help to undergo kidney transplant

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Mariatou Barry, a mother of three children who was apparently healthy until last November when she started developing weakness, anorexia, vomiting,...
Catalunya and The Gambia Found...

Catalunya and The Gambia Foundation launched

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Catalunya and The Gambia Foundation (CGF); a voluntary-based organisation that was established in 2002 have been launched in The Gambia, last week. ...
Gambia to host young African l...

Gambia to host young African leaders’ awards

Monday, August 26, 2019
Hundreds of young leaders from across the African continent will converge in Banjul, The Gambia for the first-ever Young African Leaders’ Awards,...
GPU launches $42,000 access to...

GPU launches $42,000 access to information and freedom of expression project

Monday, August 26, 2019
Gambia’s journalist trade union; Gambia Press Union (GPU), Friday launched a one year project that will build a national consensus on access to...
Women chamber and Reliance sig...

Women chamber and Reliance sign D50M agreement to support women business

Monday, August 26, 2019
The Gambia Women Chamber of Commerce and Reliance Finance Services, last Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding that entails a 50 million...
MOYS-GSI validate 2019 Tracer ...

MOYS-GSI validate 2019 Tracer study report

Monday, August 26, 2019
The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) and its youth empowerment project; Gambia Songhai Initiative (GSI) Thursday validated the tracer study report...
Beakanyang trains women with d...

Beakanyang trains women with disabilities on Soap, Omo making

Monday, August 26, 2019
At least 100 women with disabilities from at least ten communities in the Upper River Region have benefitted from soap and Omo making training in...
2,797 students score 5 credits...

2,797 students score 5 credits in 2019 WASSCE

Friday, August 23, 2019
The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education Wednesday released the 2019 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)...
FAO, others commence countrywi...

FAO, others commence countrywide farmer sensitisation on aflatoxin mitigation

Friday, August 23, 2019
Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations and the Food Safety and Quality Authority (FSQA), National Research Institute (NARI)...
Raising public awareness on af...

Raising public awareness on aflatoxin is essential

Friday, August 23, 2019
Director of Health Promotion and Education at the ministry of health and social welfare has said that raising public awareness on crop cancer,...

6 students graduate at Hunain Foundation Boarding School on Qur’anic memorisation

Friday, August 23, 2019
A total of six students who were on Qur’anic memorisation studies at Hunain Foundation Boarding school has graduated, this week. Addressing the...
CDP efforts significantly cont...

CDP efforts significantly contributed to 2016 Presidential election process

Thursday, August 22, 2019
Executive director of the Commission of Political Debates (CDP) said the Commission had made crucial contribution to the successful conduction of...
Religious leaders sensitised o...

Religious leaders sensitised on Anti money laundering, terrorism counter financing

Thursday, August 22, 2019
The Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) recently sensitised religious leaders and institutions on...
3D Gam/GamGlobal ink 3-year pa...

3D Gam/GamGlobal ink 3-year partnership with Basic, Secondary Education Ministry

Thursday, August 22, 2019
Non-governmental organisation, 3D Gam/GamGlobal, Wednesday signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Basic and...

Igbo women hold 4th annual mother’s summit in The Gambia

Thursday, August 22, 2019
The women group of the Nigerian Oweirri Peoples’ Association (OPA) in The Gambia; commonly call the Igbo, recently held their fourth annual mothers...
Quality Assurance training for...

Quality Assurance training for Higher Education institutions underway

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
A three-day quality assurance training for higher education institutions got underway on Tuesday, at the National Accreditation and Quality Assurance...
YPNI, GBL commemorate Internat...

YPNI, GBL commemorate International Youth Day

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Youth Power Network International (YPNI) in Partnership with Global Youth Leaders forum (GYL) have jointly celebrated International Youth Day at the...

Yusupha Jaiteh asks Gambians to drop Barrow 3-year mandate

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
A young politician who contested in the last councillor election under The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) ticket and later cross-carpeted to the...

Roca distributes 100 cattle to vulnerable Muslim communities

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Rural Orphan Charitable Association (ROCA) based in Busumbala, Kombo South, through the financial support from Turkish and German organisations have...
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
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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...
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