Jammeh congratulates Barrow

Jammeh congratulates Barrow

Picture: Ex-President Jammeh
Former President Yahya Jammeh has congratulated President Adama Barrow, in a message read on state TV Saturday night. “I hereby wish President...
Jammeh’s last speech before go...

Jammeh’s last speech before going into exile

Picture: Ex-President Jammeh
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Fellow Gambians, My first pre-occupation as President and commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, and a patriot, and the most sacred at that, is...
Gambians express expectations ...

Gambians express expectations as new gov’t sets in

Monday, January 23, 2017
As the political impasse is finally laid to rest with the departure of the former president, Yahya Jammeh, Gambians from all walks of life have begun...

France congratulates President Adama Barrow Statement of the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of International Development INAUGURATION OF PRESIDENT ADAMA BARROW

Monday, January 23, 2017
In accordance with the Gambian constitution, this ceremony confirms his indisputable victory in the presidential elections of 1 December 2016,...
Statement by the High-Represen...

Statement by the High-Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on her phone conversation with President Adama Barrow of The Gambia

Picture: High-Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini
Monday, January 23, 2017
I just spoke with the new President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, to congratulate him on his investiture this afternoon. I wished him every success...
Press Release: UK Foreign Secr...

Press Release: UK Foreign Secretary congratulates new Gambian President Barrow

Picture: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson
Monday, January 23, 2017
Speaking after President Barrow’s inauguration, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said: “I congratulate His Excellency Adama Barrow on his inauguration...
Govt’s Press Release on outcom...

Govt’s Press Release on outcome of ECOWAS Mediation Mission

Picture: Info Minister Seedy Njie
Monday, January 16, 2017
The general public is hereby informed that His Excellency The President of the Islamic Republic of The Gambia, Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya...
Side By Side, partners reach o...

Side By Side, partners reach out to underprivileged Gambian families

Monday, January 16, 2017
Side By Side Organisation and it’s U.S. contacts on January 13, 2017, provided relief assistance to 20 underprivileged families in The Gambia. The...
GFPA empowers local groups

GFPA empowers local groups

Thursday, January 12, 2017
The Gambia Family Planning Association (GFPA) recently empowered five community-based organizations with income generating facilities and cash worth...
Remarks by Ambassador C. Patri...

Remarks by Ambassador C. Patricia Alsup on The Gambian Political Impasse

Picture: Ambassador C. Patricia Alsup
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Ambassador Alsup made the following remarks at an American Citizens Town Hall Meeting on January 6, 2017. Ladies and gentlemen, it is a great...
British national inaugurates n...

British national inaugurates new nursery school in Gunjur

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Doctor Ken Wright, a British national, on Thursday presided over the inauguration of Kenali Community Nursery School in Gunjur Sambuyang, Kombo South...

PRESS RELEASE: The Gambia Christian Community issues Word of Encouragement

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
In the name of God the Almighty, we continue to pray for peace in our beloved country – for the Gambia our Home Land. Beloved people of the Gambia...
Mum Fund presents baby items t...

Mum Fund presents baby items to first baby

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Young Gambian Mum Fund, a charity comprising representatives from across the world including The Gambia, on Sunday presented baby items worth D5,000...
26-year-old solicits support f...

26-year-old solicits support for overseas treatment

Picture: Nyima Jadama
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Nyima Jadama, a 26-old year woman residing in Sanchaba, is soliciting financial support from the government, private and public sectors, NGOs, and...
Planet Earth launches wetland ...

Planet Earth launches wetland environment club

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
The national director of Rescue Mission Planet Earth, a civil society initiative in North Bank Region, Buramanding Solo Kinteh, has lauded the...
German-based Gambian donates f...

German-based Gambian donates funeral vehicle to Banjul

Monday, January 09, 2017
Banjul City Council (BCC) on Friday received a donation of Mercedes Benz from a native of Banjul residing in Germany. The vehicle is to be used for...
GTSC reassures of reliable and...

GTSC reassures of reliable and affordable int’l service

Monday, January 09, 2017
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Gambia Transport Service Company (GTSC), Edward Graham, and the General Manager of the company, Habib...
Sika school receives education...

Sika school receives educational materials

Friday, January 06, 2017
Sika Lower Basic School, Sika village in Upper Niumi District, has recently received a donation of 500 exercise books and other learning materials...
Saamasang trains Bafoloto wome...

Saamasang trains Bafoloto women on violence against children

Picture: Haruna Badjie of Department of Social Welfare coordinator forWest Coast Region
Friday, January 06, 2017
Saamasang Federation in collaboration with ChildFund The Gambia recently conducted a training workshop for women of Bafoloto village at the...
St Joseph’s High School alumni...

St Joseph’s High School alumni stage fundraising gala

Thursday, January 05, 2017
St. Joseph’s High School Alumni organised a reunion and fundraising gala at the Paradise Suites Hotel in Senegambia on Friday 30 December 2016. ...
Rotary Club of Brusubi/Serekun...

Rotary Club of Brusubi/Serekunda boosts Tanka-Tanka Hospital

Thursday, January 05, 2017
Rotary Club of Brusubi /Serekunda as part of their activities last Friday donated 20 cartons of U-Fresh Soap to TankaTanka Hospital at a ceremony...
Saamasang Federation conducts ...

Saamasang Federation conducts entrepreneurship training for parents

Picture: The participants on the Business training
Thursday, January 05, 2017
Saamasang Federation, in collaboration with ChildFund the Gambia, recently conducted a one-day entrepreneurship training for parents, at the...
NACCUG trains board members on...

NACCUG trains board members on performance Mgt

Wednesday, January 04, 2017
The National Association of Co-operative Credit Union of the Gambia (NACCUG) last week held a two-day intensive training for its board members from...
Hands on Africa supports schoo...

Hands on Africa supports school children

Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Hands on Africa, a UK-based charity, on Saturday, Christmas Eve, donated materials and food items including bags of rice and gallons of cooking oil...
Young Gambian lady’s dream of ...

Young Gambian lady’s dream of owning cosmetics brand realised

Picture: Crowned Cosmetics CEO Marie Ndow
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Twenty-two year old Marie Ndow’s dream of establishing her own cosmetics brand has come to reality when hundreds of cosmetics lovers converged at a...
Award holders train teachers o...

Award holders train teachers on FGM

Wednesday, January 04, 2017
The Gold Award Holders Association (GAHA) of The Gambia on Thursday trained 20 Madrassa (Islamic school) teachers on female genital mutilation at the...
New Year’s Message 2017 – by T...

New Year’s Message 2017 – by The Most Reverend Hannah Caroline Faal-Heim, Presiding Bishop of The Gambia, The Methodist Church The Gambia

Picture: The Most Rev Hannah Caroline Faal-Heim
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the...
NEW YEAR MESSAGE 2017 FROM THE...

NEW YEAR MESSAGE 2017 FROM THE RT. REVEREND JAMES ALLEN YAW ODICO BISHOP ANGLICAN DIOCESE OF GAMBIA

Picture: THE RT. REVEREND JAMES ALLEN YAW ODICO
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
“The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works” Psalm 145:9. Beloved people of God, in the beginning God created the heavens...
FAO gives over D4.7m worth of ...

FAO gives over D4.7m worth of fishing gears to communities, Fisheries Department

Picture: Mrs Mariatou Njie, AFAOR and Head of Progs presenting items to Minister Pa Ousman Jarju (Photo credit: ©FAO/Amadou Bah)
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on 28 December handed over fishing gears worth over GMD4.7m to 12 communities and...

Jambanjelly celebrates Kwanzaa festival

Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Hero Jambanjelly in on collaboration with the Jambanjelly women involved in horticulture Wednesday joined brothers and sisters from the diaspora to...
YPM holds forum to accelerate ...

YPM holds forum to accelerate FGM ban

Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Young People in the Media (YPM) on Friday held a two-day stakeholder forum on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) at NaNA conference hall at Bertil...
Star GSM Communication celebra...

Star GSM Communication celebrates its 5th Anniversary

Friday, December 30, 2016
Star GSM Communication held its 5th year anniversary on Wednesday at the Monument in Westfield. Star GSM Communication has emerged as one of the...
FAO Country Director speaks on...

FAO Country Director speaks on Int’l Year of Pulses

Friday, December 30, 2016
Pulses are important food crops for addressing hunger, food security, malnutrition, environmental challenges and human health – Says Dr Perpetua...
TANGO holds 15th policy dialog...

TANGO holds 15th policy dialogue

Picture: TANGO’s Director Ousman Yabo flanked by other officials on the high table
Thursday, December 29, 2016
The 15th Policy Dialogue on National Development Plan, 2017-2020, and national related policies for civil society organisations yesterday kicked off...
EBAFOSA holds forum on agricul...

EBAFOSA holds forum on agriculture, climate change

Thursday, December 29, 2016
The Ecosystem-Based Adaption for Food Security Assembly (EBAFOSA) Wednesday organised a daylong sensitisation forum on agriculture and climate...
Saamasang Federation, stakehol...

Saamasang Federation, stakeholders discuss youth employment

Thursday, December 29, 2016
Saamasang Federation, an affiliate of ChildFund The Gambia, on Tuesday commenced a 2-day stakeholder engagement on youth employment. The forum was...
Arik Air fined N6 million for ...

Arik Air fined N6 million for ‘poor’ services

Thursday, December 29, 2016
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has fined Arik Air N6 million for the violation of aviation rules in the recent poor handling of luggage...
Rainbow for Gambia donates bed...

Rainbow for Gambia donates beds to Hart House

Picture: Officials and children of Hart House pose with the donor and partners
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
A Dutch foundation, Rainbow for Gambia, has donated seven beds with mattresses and boxes of clothes and toys to Hart House, a home for children with...

Rotary Club organises lunch for orphans

Wednesday, December 28, 2016
The Rotary Club of Brusubi-Serekunda has organised lunch for children at the orphanage in Bijilo on Christmas Eve and also present them with...
Stakeholders identify barriers...

Stakeholders identify barriers in using technology to tackle climate change

Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Stakeholders in the fight against climate change on Friday commenced a two-day consultative workshop to identify barriers and ways to overcome the...
Rotary Club gives computers to...

Rotary Club gives computers to SOS school

Wednesday, December 28, 2016
The Rotary Club of Banjul at the weekend donated computers to SOS Junior and Senior Secondary School at a presentation ceremony held at the school...

Students in Turkey assure president-elect of ‘unflinching support’

Tuesday, December 27, 2016
The Association of Gambian Students in Turkey (AGAST) has written a letter expressing unflinching support to President-elect Barrow Barrow and his...
Banyaka Health Centre sensitis...

Banyaka Health Centre sensitises St Francis School on sexual health

Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Banyaka Health Centre on Thursday organised a daylong sensitisation forum on sexual and reproductive health for teachers and students of St Francis...

Swedish philanthropist funds Christmas party for Bakoteh Annex

Tuesday, December 27, 2016
A Swedish philanthropist, Madam Jenna Nurmi, on Thursday funded a Christmas party for Bakoteh Annex Lower Basic School in Bakoteh. The party was...
Gambian Youth discuss role in ...

Gambian Youth discuss role in current political crisis

Friday, December 23, 2016
The newly formed movement Young Citizens for Development (YC4D) and the National Youth Council (NYC) on Wednesday held a conference to discuss The...
Baby girl needs help for ‘imme...

Baby girl needs help for ‘immediate overseas treatment’

Friday, December 23, 2016
A 7-month-old infant, Aisha Jallow, who has been on hospital admission on several occasions, now requires “immediate overseas treatment”, doctors at...
EFSTH PRO praises PIMT founder...

EFSTH PRO praises PIMT founder for supporting underprivileged children

Picture: EFSTH PRO Jammeh flanked by PIMT founder Sarah Musa and her mum
Friday, December 23, 2016
The public relations officer at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH), Momodou Lamin Jammeh, has commended the president and founder of...
Dr Carrol and Delegation retur...

Dr Carrol and Delegation return from Ghana from U.N. Statelessness training

Picture: L - R: Prof Philip Bondzi-Simpson, Prof Edwin Abuya & DR Henry D.R. Carrol
Friday, December 23, 2016
DR Henry Darlington Richmond Carrol (M.R.G.), a Doctor Of Laws (U.K.), a Solicitor General Emeritus Of The Gambia, a Visiting Professor Of Land Law...
Chief Justice urged to resign ...

Chief Justice urged to resign after ‘waving and dancing’ for Jammeh

Picture: Chief Justice E. O. Fagbenle
Thursday, December 22, 2016
The Chief Justice has been urged to resign after he was allegedly seen waving and dancing in support of President Yahya Jammeh in contradiction of...

National Bureau of Ecowas Brown Card Insurance Scheme expresses concern on political impasse in Gambia

Thursday, December 22, 2016
The Executive Board of the National Bureau, ECOWAS Brown Card Insurance Scheme, the office responsible for coordinating the activities of ECOWAS...
Swiss-Gambia gives secondhand ...

Swiss-Gambia gives secondhand clothes to schools

Thursday, December 22, 2016
Swiss-Gambia Foundation in collaboration with Rotaract Club of Fajara on Tuesday donated secondhand clothing to three schools in Kanifing: St John’s...
CPA launches general comments ...

CPA launches general comments report on child friendly budget

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Child Protection Alliance (CPA) launched on Monday the general comments on a child-friendly budget at the Kairaba Beach Hotel in Senegambia, as part...
Swedish-based Gambian donates ...

Swedish-based Gambian donates computers to Sukuta LBS

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Mustapha Janneh, a native of Sukuta and founder of the Africa’s Youth Skills Centre, on Monday donated seven computers to Sukuta Lower Basic School. ...
UNFPA launches FP Campaign in ...

UNFPA launches FP Campaign in North Bank

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
The United Nations Population Fund recently launched a three-day national family planning campaign, starting in Farafenni, the North Bank Region of...
American Int’l University rece...

American Int’l University receives global award

Picture: Dr Shukla (right) receives the award
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
American International University West Africa (AIUWA) in The Gambia has been awarded this year’s African Education Leadership Award at a ceremony...
Association for Food and Envir...

Association for Food and Environmental Security trained women on life skills

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
The Association for Food and Environmental Security (AFES) on Sunday concluded a five-day training for 30 women on tie and dye, batik, handbag and...
PIMT distributes baby items am...

PIMT distributes baby items among pregnant women

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
The president and founder of Prospects in Mummy Tummy (PIMT), Sarah Musa, a young lady based in America, is currently in The Gambia embarking on...

Gambia Muslim Youth on the political impasse

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
The Assembly of Gambia Muslim Youths (AGAMY) is a national youth organisation with the cardinal aim of creating an Islamic-oriented society through...
Women hold the key to building...

Women hold the key to building a world free from hunger and poverty

Picture: FAO DG Graziano da Silva
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
But gender inequality putting a brake on sustainable development Achieving gender equality and empowering women is not only the right thing to do...
Charlotte Baurney and daughter...

Charlotte Baurney and daughter present Christmas gifts to P.L. George Nursery School

Picture: School headmaster Mr Musa and Madam Bourney with some kids
Monday, December 19, 2016
Charlotte Baurney and Lauretta Darling, directors of P.L. George, who took over P.L. George Educational Foundation from their late mother, last...
Prison Fellowship The Gambia h...

Prison Fellowship The Gambia holds 6th Annual Angel Tree Party

Monday, December 19, 2016
As part of their annual events, the board and volunteers of Prison Fellowship The Gambia, over the weekend, held its 6th Annual “Angel Tree” party...
Statement by The Gambia Nation...

Statement by The Gambia National Youth Council

Monday, December 19, 2016
On December 1st 2016, Gambian people went to polls to elect their President. The election results were accepted by all and sundry as free, fair and...

Association of Real Estate Companies (AREC)

Monday, December 19, 2016
STATEMENT ON THE CURRENT POLITICAL SITUATION We, the Association of Real Estate Companies call upon His Excellency President Yahya Jammeh to...
UTG Staff Association condemns...

UTG Staff Association condemns Jammeh’s rejection of election results

Picture: UTGFSA Secretary General Malang Fanneh reading the union’s position statement
Friday, December 16, 2016
The University of The Gambia Faculty and Staff Association (UTGFSA) has expressed its absolute condemnation of outgoing President Jammeh’s rejection...
Federation for the Disabled co...

Federation for the Disabled commemorates Disability Day

Friday, December 16, 2016
The Gambia Federation for the Disabled (GFD) yesterday held a daylong commemoration of the International Day of Persons with Disability known as...
31 Peace Corps volunteers swor...

31 Peace Corps volunteers sworn in

Friday, December 16, 2016
More than thirty Peace Corps volunteers were sworn-in at a ceremony held at the US Ambassador’s residence in Fajara on Thursday. The volunteers...
Qatar Embassy in Banjul celebr...

Qatar Embassy in Banjul celebrates country’s National Day

Picture: Qatar Ambassador Mohammed Nasser & Neneh Macdouall Gaye
Friday, December 16, 2016
The Qatar Embassy in Banjul Wednesday celebrated the National Day of the State of Qatar, which is celebrated every year on December 18 in...
GBoS holds forum to strengthen...

GBoS holds forum to strengthen statistics collection

Thursday, December 15, 2016
The Gambia Bureau of Statistics yesterday started a two-day forum for users and producers of statistics at a hotel in Kololi. The forum was geared...

MRC hosts W/African researchers, innovators conference

Thursday, December 15, 2016
The Medical Research Council Gambia unit is currently playing host to an international conference of researchers and innovators in West Africa. It...

Italy-based Gambians angered, frustrated by Jammeh

Thursday, December 15, 2016
The sudden rejection of the 1st December election results by the outgoing president has sent shock waves among Gambians in Italy as those that...
Gambia Bar School boycotts lec...

Gambia Bar School boycotts lectures

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
The students of the Gambia Law School yesterday 13 December 2016 decided to boycott lectures with immediate effect to stand in solidarity with the...

Mobee awards staff with certificates

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Mobee Mental Health Gambia, in collaboration with the Alternative Forest Group based in the United Kingdom, recently awarded seven of their staff...
Health Ministry launches healt...

Health Ministry launches health emergency plan 2017-2019

Picture: Health Minister Omar Sey
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, in collaboration with World Health Organisation (WHO) country office, launched the Health Sector Emergency...
Gambia Labour Congress calls o...

Gambia Labour Congress calls on Jammeh to ‘relinquish power’

Picture: Head of the GLC Secretariat
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Gambia Labour Congress has issued a press release calling on President Yahya Jammeh to respect the will of the Gambian people and relinquish power. ...
Rotary Club of Brusubi-Serekun...

Rotary Club of Brusubi-Serekunda officially launched

Picture: Rotarian Sapard Vincent de Paul Kalala
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The Rotary club of Brusubi-Serekundawhich is the third young Rotarian club in The Gambia, has recently been launched at a colourful reception dinner...
Education ministry celebrates ...

Education ministry celebrates Int’l Literacy Day

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education’s Adults and Non-Formal Education Unit recently observed International Literacy Day at the Brikama Region 2...
Assie Camara-Jakobsson support...

Assie Camara-Jakobsson supports SK General Hospital, others

Picture: Assie Camara-Jakobsson and some the donated items
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Assie Camara-Jakobsson, a Gambian philanthropist residing in Sweden, last Wednesday donated hospital materials to Serrekunda General Hospital, Bakau...

Forestry Dept hands over 7 new vehicles, 23 motorbikes to forestry staff

Friday, December 09, 2016
The Department of forestry with funding from its national forestry fund, in partnership with Food and Agricultural Organization, yesterday handed...
Regional training on financial...

Regional training on financial management for farmer based-organizations wraps up

Picture: Alieu Sowe, coordinator
Friday, December 09, 2016
A five-day intensive training on financial management for farmer-based organizations in the sub-region including the Gambia recently concluded at a...
DR. CARROL  (M.R.G.) OFF TO GH...

DR. CARROL (M.R.G.) OFF TO GHANA FOR U.N. STATELESSNESS TRAINING

Picture: DR. Henry Darlington Richmond Carrol (M.R.G.) Doctor Of Laws (UK)
Friday, December 09, 2016
DR. Henry Darlington Richmond Carrol (M.R.G.), a Doctor Of Laws (U.K.), The Chairman Of The Gambia Law Reform Commission (T.G.L.R.C.), a Founder...
GPA receives international awa...

GPA receives international award

Picture: GPA MD Lamin Sanyang
Thursday, December 08, 2016
The Global Trade Leaders Club in Madrid, Spain, has recently given the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) an international award for leadership in image...
Transport, workers union congr...

Transport, workers union congratulates president-elect Barrow

Picture: Transport Union President Ousman Drammeh
Thursday, December 08, 2016
The Gambia Transport, Agriculture, Food, and Industrial Workers Union has congratulated president-elect Adama Barrow on his victory in the recent...
P2RS trainees speak out, say t...

P2RS trainees speak out, say their skills have been upgraded

Thursday, December 08, 2016
Rural women and youth participants have praised and thanked the project dubbed ‘Building Resilience against Food Insecurity in the Sahel (P2RS)’ for...

Gambians in Italy celebrate regime change back home… but this could mean nothing to them

Thursday, December 08, 2016
Thousands of Gambians in Italy have been in celebratory mood since Adama Barrow, leader of the coalition of seven opposition parties and an...
World leaders commend Gambia’s...

World leaders commend Gambia’s election

Picture: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf John Kerry Boris Johnson Muhammad Buhari
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Presidents and other high profile politicians from different parts of the world have sent in their reactions on the just concluded presidential...

UDP supporters react to Darboe’s release

Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Supporters of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) yesterday reacted to the release from prison of the founder and secretary general, and...
World Bank-funded multimillion...

World Bank-funded multimillion dalasi project ends

Wednesday, December 07, 2016
A multimillion dalasi out-grower horticultural project funded by the World Bank and implemented by the Radville Farm Limited has phased-out with an...
Young author seeks support to ...

Young author seeks support to publish maiden book

Picture: Momodou Yaya Bah
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
A young Gambian who recently wrote a book titled, ‘Wisdom and Realities in Life’, is seeking support from companies, NGOs and individuals to publish...
‘Gambia has started ball rolli...

‘Gambia has started ball rolling for Africa to learn from’

Picture: CPOE Members
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
The Panafrican Corps of Electoral Observers (CPOE) Mission of Gambia’s December 1st 2016 Presidential polls has commended the Gambian people based on...
Gambians celebrate ‘New Gambia...

Gambians celebrate ‘New Gambia’

Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Gambians from different works of life have been celebrating the fall of the 22-year rule of the government of Yahya Jammeh which was voted out at the...

UK philanthropist launches book on sickle cell in Gambia

Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Jenica Leah, a UK national from Birmingham who sponsors Gambian students affected with sickle cell, has launched a book on sickle cell entitled, My...
Rotary Club of Banjul boosts s...

Rotary Club of Banjul boosts schools in URR

Tuesday, December 06, 2016
The Rotary Club of Banjul on Sunday donated 15,000 books to basic cycle and senior secondary schools in Upper River Region (URR) at a presentation...

Ecowas, African Union and UN on Gambia’s December 1 presidential election

Tuesday, December 06, 2016
The ECOWAS Commission, the African Union Commission and the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) congratulate the people of...
Rising Stars Africa winner rec...

Rising Stars Africa winner receives D100,000

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
The winner of Rising Stars Africa TV show has been presented with a cheque of D100,000 by Bangs Entertainment, organisers of the show, on Saturday at...
UNFPA launches family planning...

UNFPA launches family planning campaign in North Bank

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) recently launched a national family planning campaign at the North Bank Region settlement of Farafenni. ...
W/African radio journalists ur...

W/African radio journalists urged to embrace conflict prevention programmes

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
The Ecowas Commission has recently sensitised radio journalists from different West African countries to embrace conflict prevention and peace...
GPU trains journalists on stan...

GPU trains journalists on standard election reporting

Picture: GPU Secretary General
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
The Gambia Press Union (GPU), with funds from the International Republican Institute, yesterday started a two-day training for journalists from...
Community of Banjul Muslims El...

Community of Banjul Muslims Elders elects new secretaries

Picture: Alhaji Abdourahman Bah and Alhaji Sheikh Tijan Njie
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
The Committee of Banjul Muslim Elders (CBME) has elected Imam Alhaji Abdourahman Bah as secretary general, and Alhaji Sheikh Tijan Njie as assistant...

Traditional communicators trained on key FGM Messages

Picture: Participants and organisers
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
The Committee of Banjul Muslim Elders (CBME) has elected Imam Alhaji Abdourahman Bah as secretary general, and Alhaji Sheikh Tijan Njie as assistant...
Ndofan LBS ex-students associa...

Ndofan LBS ex-students association inaugurated

Picture: Mbanyick Marong, President of Ndofan LBS ex-students association
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Ndofan Lower Basic School ex-Students Association was launched on Friday at a ceremony held at the school ground. Madun Marong, an ex-student and...
4Gambia Foundation poised to m...

4Gambia Foundation poised to make life better for Gambians

Picture: Geke Lagerburg-Schutte pose with the award
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
A charitable organisation registered in The Gambia and Holland, 4Gambia Foundation, is embarking on initiatives and implementing projects to make...
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