WADAF commences sub-regional a...

WADAF commences sub-regional advocacy in Gambia

The West African Association for the development of Artisanal fisheries (WADAF), in collaboration with the Department of Fisheries yesterday...
SKB4 Gambia presents medical i...

SKB4 Gambia presents medical items to Serrekunda General Hospital

Friday, November 24, 2017
Skb4 Gambia recently donated medical items to the Serrekunda General Hospital, at a ceremony held at the hospital ground. Skb4 is a charitable...
Saama-Kairo Federation, NEDI t...

Saama-Kairo Federation, NEDI train youth on entrepreneurship

Friday, November 24, 2017
The Saama-Kairo Federation, in collaboration with the National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) recently concluded a five-day training for 70...
Sub-regional festival of cross...

Sub-regional festival of cross border people ends in Casamance

Friday, November 24, 2017
A three day sub-regional festival of cross border people recently ended in Selity, Casamance. The festival was organised by Enda Prospective...
GHA validates standard employe...

GHA validates standard employee handbook

Friday, November 24, 2017
The Gambia Hotel Association (GHA) staff handbook was on Wednesday 22 November 2017 validated at the Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute (GTHI)...

NaLoA president calls on women, youth to participate in livestock rearing

Friday, November 24, 2017
The National Livestock Owners’ Association (NaLoA) president, Ebrima O. Jallow, has called on women and youths to participate fully in livestock,...
148 students graduate at ABC S...

148 students graduate at ABC School

Thursday, November 23, 2017
ABC Lower and Upper Basic School in New Jeshwang recently held its sixth graduation ceremony for 148 students (70 students from its upper basic...
Zibah School holds Career Day ...

Zibah School holds Career Day for pupils

Thursday, November 23, 2017
ZIBAH Preparatory School, an educational brand graded with academic excellence recently held a Career Day for its pupils at a ceremony held at the...
Gambia Scientist Association h...

Gambia Scientist Association holds meeting

Picture: Gambia Scientist Association president Suwaibou Jammeh
Thursday, November 23, 2017
The Gambia Scientist Association, in collaboration with the New Gambia recently held a meeting at the Welligara Bantaba near the Alkalo Babu Ndurr’s...
Validation of Comprehensive Se...

Validation of Comprehensive Sexuality Education Curriculum Framework underway

Thursday, November 23, 2017
The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, in collaboration with UNFPA yesterday organized a validation workshop of the Comprehensive Sexuality...
MRC Holland Foundation invests...

MRC Holland Foundation invests over D250M in NBR

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
The director of Regional Education Directorate region 3, Paul K. Mendy, has underscored the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education’s aim in...

NA trained on research finding on FGM

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
National Assembly select committee on health recently attended a two-day orientation workshop on research findings on FGM. The workshop was...
Manding Association out to rev...

Manding Association out to revive cultural heritage

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
The Executive Director of Raid The Gambia, Sambujang Conteh, has said that Manding Association has been set up particularly to regain or revive their...
D3M Worth of bedsheets distrib...

D3M Worth of bedsheets distributed nationwide

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
At least D3M worth of bed sheetswere recently distributed among 95 health facilities across the country. The items courtesy of one Sulayman...
Immigration Department donates...

Immigration Department donates D10, 000 to NAYCONF NOC

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
The Gambia Immigration Department has donated ten thousand dalasis to the National Organizing Committee of National Youth Conference and Festival...
Street Children Empowerment Or...

Street Children Empowerment Organisation donates to children

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The Street Children Empowerment Organisation (SCEO) on Saturday donated various items to at least 400 children at Basori village, Kombo East...

MOBSE, WFP end workshop on school meals programme

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, in partnership with the World Food Program recently completed a four-day workshop on school meals...
Gambia Int’l Fishing Competiti...

Gambia Int’l Fishing Competition wraps up

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The Gambia International Fishing Competition was recently concluded in the country as part of diversifying tourism products in the country and...
A new political party formed

A new political party formed

Picture: Almamy Sabally, party Chairperson and Secretary General
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
A new political party called Gambia Liberation for Independence and Democracy (GLID) has been formed in Brikama, West Coast Region by a group of...
GRA hosts WCO Experts meeting ...

GRA hosts WCO Experts meeting in Banjul

Picture: GRA Commissioner General
Monday, November 20, 2017
The Government of The Gambia through the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA), will today host the 19th World Customs Organization experts regional meeting...
Agric minister visits Sukuta g...

Agric minister visits Sukuta garden, market

Monday, November 20, 2017
As part of his continuation of agriculture establishment tour, the Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Omar Jallow, recently visited the Sukuta Women’s...
Seven children get scholarship...

Seven children get scholarships at PL George Nursery

Monday, November 20, 2017
Seven pupils at the PL George Nursery School in Bakau New Town were last Thursday awarded scholarships by a philanthropist based in the United States...
Brikama New York Association s...

Brikama New York Association supports flood and windstorm victims

Monday, November 20, 2017
Brikama New York Association recently supported 45 households affected by this year’s flood and windstorm with Forty-Five bags of 50kg rice at a...
Insurance industry preps for J...

Insurance industry preps for Jan automatic Brown Card introduction

Picture: Saihou Samba
Monday, November 20, 2017
The National Bureau of Ecowas Brown Card Insurance Scheme has intensified efforts to further enhance and augment the understanding of motor...
Fisheries Department, UNDP hol...

Fisheries Department, UNDP hold development forum

Picture: Ade Mamayane Lekotje UN Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative
Friday, November 17, 2017
Gowamer, in collaboration with the Fisheries Department, UNDP and EU recently held a Development Forum at the Ocean Bay Hotel. The aim of the...
NAYCONF flag tour commences

NAYCONF flag tour commences

Picture: Marketing Committee chairman, Pa Faye
Friday, November 17, 2017
The NAYCONF flag tour commenced on 14 November 2017 to seek the blessing, prayers and support of all stakeholders in ensuring a successful NAYCONF. ...
Elixir Global Group, Gambia Cr...

Elixir Global Group, Gambia Credit Dealers Association sign MoU

Friday, November 17, 2017
The management of Elixier Global Group over the weekend signed a memorandum of understanding with the Gambia Credit Dealers Association, at the...
Fisheries Department, UNDP hol...

Fisheries Department, UNDP hold development forum

Picture: Ade Mamayane Lekotje UN Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative
Friday, November 17, 2017
Gowamer, in collaboration with the Fisheries Department, UNDP and EU recently held a Development Forum at the Ocean Bay Hotel. The aim of the...
Girlfriend to Girlfriend assoc...

Girlfriend to Girlfriend association launches another loan expansion

Picture: The beneficiaries
Friday, November 17, 2017
Girlfriend to Girlfriend association on 14 November 2017, launched another loan expansion at the Essau Community Nursery School. The association...
St. Goods for Gambia donates t...

St. Goods for Gambia donates to Sukuta Health Centre

Thursday, November 16, 2017
The St. Goods for Gambia, a Charitable Foundation on 14 November donated medical items to Sukuta Health Centre. The items included bed linen,...
Lack of electricity hinders st...

Lack of electricity hinders students’ academic performance

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Students have lamented that lack of electricity was hindering their academic performance. They were speaking during involvement of the children...

BALBS receives computers

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Bakoteh Annex Lower Basic School on Friday received between 50 to 100 computers from a Ghanaian philanthropist, Kwame Attakor. Rich Ans Bob...

Salam Association inaugurated

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Salam Association Gambia branch was on Friday inaugurated at a ceremony held at their office in Brusibi. The official inauguration was attended by...
NEA briefs Journalists on plas...

NEA briefs Journalists on plastic bag ban

Picture: The Executive Director National Environment Agency Muhammed Jamal Suwareh
Thursday, November 16, 2017
The National Environment Agency recently briefed journalists on banned plastic bag in 2015. Speaking on the occasion, the NEA Executive Director,...
West Coast Youths call for pea...

West Coast Youths call for peace, unity

Thursday, November 16, 2017
The young people in the West Coast Region (WCR), have made a sweeping call for the maintenance of peace and unity and makes it driving force to push...
Egalise Group hands over medic...

Egalise Group hands over medical items to Bafrow Medical Centre

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Egalise Group based in France who are currently in The Gambia, recently handed over a container full of assortment of medicines and equipment to...
MRC Holland Foundation hands o...

MRC Holland Foundation hands over 18 classroom storey block to Bundung LBS Annex

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
MRC Holland Foundation, a charitable organization based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on Monday handed over a fully furnished 18 classroom storey...
MDI to introduce Islamic finan...

MDI to introduce Islamic finance certificate course

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Director General of the Management of Development Institute (MDI), Alieu Jarjue, has disclosed that come January 2018, MDI would introduce...
Maabu Foundation earmarks D50M...

Maabu Foundation earmarks D50M for EFSTH facelift

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Mabou Foundation, in collaboration with Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital recently toured the various units in the hospital to raise the sum of...

MOBSE, WFP hold workshop on school meals

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MOBSE), in partnership with the World Food Program (WFP), has conducteda four-day workshop on school...
YMCA youth empowerment program...

YMCA youth empowerment program kicks off

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) initiated by the YMCA was launched on 13 November 2017, at the Regional Education office in Brikama. The...
Young people call for quality ...

Young people call for quality education

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Young people in the Lower River and Upper River Regions have called for quality and equal education for all. They argued that the development of a...
ITC trains livestock technicia...

ITC trains livestock technicians on Artificial Insemination

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
International Trypanotolerance Centre, is an independent and non-profit research body set up to research and multiply the unique N’Dama cattle...
Ahmadiyya assists Tallinding f...

Ahmadiyya assists Tallinding fire victims

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaa’at The Gambia, in collaboration with the Tallinding Constituency National Assembly Member, Fatoumatta Jawara, on 12 November...
GID decorates promoted officer...

GID decorates promoted officers

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The Gambia Immigration Department (GID) Friday decorated the newly-promoted officers of The Gambia Immigration Department, at a ceremony held at the...
Act of remembrance at the Faja...

Act of remembrance at the Fajara Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The 2017 Act of Remembrance organised by the British Embassy Banjul, took place on Sunday 12 November at the Fajara Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery....
Women Entrepreneurs Discuss Bu...

Women Entrepreneurs Discuss Business Ideas

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The first edition of the Women’s Leadership Forum 2017 was held on Saturday with participants drawing more inspiration to encourage their colleagues...
Lack of potable water hits Sar...

Lack of potable water hits Sare Nfally community

Monday, November 13, 2017
The community of Sare Nfally Village in the Lower Fulladu West of the Central River Region South has been hit by lack of access to clean drinking...
Grace Foundation supports vuln...

Grace Foundation supports vulnerable children, communities

Monday, November 13, 2017
Grace Foundation The Gambia was set up to address the issues of children selling in the streets, who should have been in school but could not afford...

PURA hosts consumer parliament stakeholders forum

Monday, November 13, 2017
PURA, in collaboration with service providers, government, various GSM operators across the country, as well as concerned citizens over the weekend...

Women’s Bureau to work with NoGJWCA

Monday, November 13, 2017
Women’s Bureau has assured of their preparedness to work with the Network of Gender Journalists for Women and Cultural Advancement (NoGJWCA). This...
Lotto Gaming presents D230, 00...

Lotto Gaming presents D230, 000 to UTG student

Friday, November 10, 2017
Lotto Gaming Gambia Company, one of the leading and fastest growing companies on 9 November 2017, presented a cheque amounting to D200,000 and cash...

Ministry validates Gambia’s first buildings and facilities policy

Friday, November 10, 2017
The Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure and partners in the private sector yesterday scrutinised and validated the country’s first...
LailatulKatmiya: Night of Shei...

LailatulKatmiya: Night of Sheikhu Tijani Celebration

Friday, November 10, 2017
Lailatul Katmiya in honour of the grandest Sheikh, Sheikhu Tijan of Fes, Morrocco, founder of the Tijania Brotherhood for Allah’s most dedicated...
Project Gambia supports St. Jo...

Project Gambia supports St. John’s school

Friday, November 10, 2017
Scottish-based charity, Project Gambia: “People Feeding People” has supported St. John’s School for the Deaf with food items worth four hundred and...

ESTRA consulting and recruitment holds job open day

Friday, November 10, 2017
ESTRA consulting and recruitment, a Gambian-based company recently held job recruitment and orientation open day at the Alliance Francaise Gambiene. ...
Fatou Jagne, SeneGambian Iron ...

Fatou Jagne, SeneGambian Iron Lady

Picture: Mrs Jagne-Senghore
Friday, November 10, 2017
As Executive Director of the international free expression agency Article 19 West Africa offices in Dakar, Mrs. Jagne-Senghore has played a pivotal...
GRA, FBN Bank sign MoU for pay...

GRA, FBN Bank sign MoU for payment of tax

Thursday, November 09, 2017
The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA), and FBN Bank Gambia Ltd yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding for direct payment of tax and custom...
Commium launches special promo...

Commium launches special promotion

Picture: Hussein Karout, new Comium commercial director and the high table
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Comium Gambia Ltd has done it again by launching a special promotion at their head office along Kairaba Avenue, yesterday Amie Faye, staff of...

Community to take ownership of 38 state forests

Abdoulie Nyockeh
Thursday, November 09, 2017
The Ministry of Forestry and Environment,Climate change and Natural Resource and its line department would soon transfer 38 state forests to...
Assembly select committee on A...

Assembly select committee on Agriculture commences tour

Thursday, November 09, 2017
The National Assembly select committee on Agricultural and Rural Development, on Tuesday 7th November, 2017, commenced a nationwide tour beginning...
Gov’t is concerned about youth...

Gov’t is concerned about youth development

Thursday, November 09, 2017
Landing B. Sanneh, general manager of the National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI), has said that the government of The Gambia was very much...
Young people in NBR, CRR invol...

Young people in NBR, CRR involve in transition Justice process

Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Young people in the North Bank and Central River Regions were over the weekend involved in the transitional Justice process to complement the...

Ministry validates draft National transport policy

Wednesday, November 08, 2017
The Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure, yesterday organised a daylong validation workshop on the draft national transport policy. The...
UTG gender class visits Tumani...

UTG gender class visits Tumani Tenda Eco-Tourism Camp

Wednesday, November 08, 2017
The University of The Gambia Gender and Sectoral Class on Sunday visited Tumani Tender Eco-Tourism Camp in Kombo East, West Coast Region. The aim...
Annual Conference of Upper Bas...

Annual Conference of Upper Basic School principals wraps up

Wednesday, November 08, 2017
The 26th Annual conference of principals for Upper Basic Schools recently ended at the regional education directorate office in region 2 Brikama,...
SLA sets up choir, plans to re...

SLA sets up choir, plans to restructure

Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Sabally Leadership Academy (SLA), a youth mentorship organization founded by former Presidential Affairs Minister Momodou Sabally, has established...
‘Gambia more optimistic than m...

‘Gambia more optimistic than most African countries’

Picture: Founder and Chair Africans Rising, Kumi Naidoo
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Africans Rising Founder and Chairman, Kumi Naidoo, has described the Gambia as much more in an optimistic position than most African countries at the...
AAITG holds Farmer Field Day

AAITG holds Farmer Field Day

Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Action Aid International the Gambia Kudang Office on Wednesday held farmer field day on Climate Resilient Sustainable Agriculture to mitigate effects...
Kombo Sillah Association boost...

Kombo Sillah Association boosts Gunjur Heath Centre

Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Kombo Sillah Association, an association formed by Gunjurians in the Diaspora, on Saturday presented a cheque for D100, 000 to Gunjur Health Centre...
Gambia Supreme Islamic Council...

Gambia Supreme Islamic Council needs support

Picture: Imam Momodou Lamin Jabbi
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Imam Momodou Lamin Jabbi of Foni Besse has said that The Gambia Supreme Islamic Council needs more support to promote Islam in the country. He...
Czech Bike donates bicycles to...

Czech Bike donates bicycles to Mayok, Tahir Senior Schools

Picture: Donated bicycles
Monday, November 06, 2017
Czech Bike for Gambian Schools, a charitable Organisation based in Czech Republic on 2 November 2017 donated bicycles to Mayork and Tahir Senior...
Regional fisheries commission ...

Regional fisheries commission convenes consultative meeting

Monday, November 06, 2017
The sub regional fisheries commission, in collaboration with the department of fisheries, water resources and National Assembly matters on Thursday...
Civil servants urged to be sin...

Civil servants urged to be sincere

Monday, November 06, 2017
Alh. Alieu Jarju, the Director General of the Management Development Institute (MDI) has called on civil servants to be sincere, productive and...
Gambian appointed new Tostan c...

Gambian appointed new Tostan coordinator

Picture: Tostan coordinator Edrisa Keita
Monday, November 06, 2017
Edrisa Keita, the deputy National Coordinator of Tostan International The Gambia has been appointed as the first national coordinator of the...
MRC hosts West Africa Regional...

MRC hosts West Africa Regional Horizon training

Friday, November 03, 2017
The Medical Research Council Unit the Gambia (MRCG), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Horizon Trust, and Baylor...

75 farmers graduate from farmer field school

Friday, November 03, 2017
Seventy-five participants including extension workers, NGOs and farmers recently completed a six-week Training of Trainers on farmer field school, at...
Dairatul Imam Jabbi Foundation...

Dairatul Imam Jabbi Foundation out to promote Islam

Friday, November 03, 2017
Dairatul Imam Momodou Lamin Jabbi Foundation is out to promote Islam and spread the name of Islam. Speaking in an interview with the founder, Imam...
Jarumekoto youth embarks on ro...

Jarumekoto youth embarks on road rehabilitation in CRR North

Friday, November 03, 2017
The Jarumekoto Youth Development Association is to embark on a road maintenance in Jarumekoto village in the Central River Region North on 11...
Regional training on Post Harv...

Regional training on Post Harvest losses underway

Thursday, November 02, 2017
The Department of Agriculture in collaboration with the Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of the Islamic...
Nah-Buteh Mahogany officials c...

Nah-Buteh Mahogany officials conduct outreach program in Berending village

Thursday, November 02, 2017
Officials of Nah-Buteh Mahogany recently convened a daylong outreach program at Berending village in Kombo South of the West Coast Region. The...

Farmers raises concern over Hippopotamus in CRR North/South

Thursday, November 02, 2017
The farming communities from Central River Region, South and North have complained about the manner in which the hippos encroach into their rice...
WFP hands over garden material...

WFP hands over garden materials to MoBSE

Thursday, November 02, 2017
World Food Programme (WFP) yesterday handed over garden materials to the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) at a ceremony held at...
Project Aid The Gambia donates...

Project Aid The Gambia donates Medical Equipment to FABB Foundation

Thursday, November 02, 2017
Yesterday, on October 31st, Project Aid The Gambia, a German/Gambian NGO running Jahaly Health Centre in Jahaly, CRR, presented a bulk of medicine...
GTBank launches mobile App

GTBank launches mobile App

Thursday, November 02, 2017
Guaranty Trust Bank (Gambia) has launched a mobile application for smartphones and tablets, designed to provide complementary services to the ATMs...
Environment ministry holds for...

Environment ministry holds forum on marine resources management

Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Ministry of Environment in collaboration with GO-wamer Project at the department of fisheries has held a day’s forum on Governance, Marine Resource...

Forum on Stress Management held

Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Mental health department under the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare recently organized a day’s sensitization forum on World Mental Health Day. ...
US Gov’t recognises challenges...

US Gov’t recognises challenges Gambia faces

Picture: Ambassador C. Patrica Alsup
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
The United States Ambassador to The Gambia, Ambassador C. Patrica Alsup, said the US government recognises the challenges The Gambia faces in her...
Psychiatric hospital receives ...

Psychiatric hospital receives donation

Wednesday, November 01, 2017
The psychiatric hospital on Friday received a donation of cloths, cups, soaps and plates from an association based in Finland, called South East...
Project Aid reopens Jahaly-Mad...

Project Aid reopens Jahaly-Madina Kindergarten

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Project Aid The Gambia (International NGO A57) would like to inform the general public that Jahaly-Madina Kindergarten in Jahaly, CRR, would resume...
Nema project hands over market...

Nema project hands over market to Ndemban community

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Omar Jallow, on Saturday handed a multimillion dalasi market to the community of NDEMBAN in the West Coast Region. ...
Women Councilors convene on En...

Women Councilors convene on Enforcement Law to End FGM

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Girls’ Agenda on Saturday hosted a major national event of women councilors on the enforcement of the law against Female Genital Mutilation. The...

NBR TAC sensitised on Tobacco Act

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The members of North Bank Regional Technical Advisory Committee were on Friday sensitized on the tobacco control Act. The sensitization was...
Ex-students association presen...

Ex-students association presents gift to Bundung Lower Basic School Pupils

Monday, October 30, 2017
Thirty-six (36) students of Bundung Lower Basic School on Thursday received learning materials and school uniforms from the newly-formed Bundung...
Jarra, Kiang benefit from NCCE...

Jarra, Kiang benefit from NCCE sensitization

Monday, October 30, 2017
The National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) on 25 October 2017 began a massive community sensitization outreach in LRR in 26 selected communities...
Youth activist attends world s...

Youth activist attends world summit in Russia

Monday, October 30, 2017
Sise Sawaneh, a youth activist and journalist working at the Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS), recently joined 30,000 participants from...
Farmers applaud Gov’t for redu...

Farmers applaud Gov’t for reducing fertilizer price

Monday, October 30, 2017
The Government of the Gambia through the Minister of Agriculture, Omar Amadou Jallow, had been praised by farmers for the reduction of the prices of...
Over 100 coconut seedlings tra...

Over 100 coconut seedlings transplanted at beach side

Monday, October 30, 2017
Rotarians drawn from four clubs in The Gambia led by the Rotary Club of Banjul over the weekend organised an open day tree planting exercise at...
Gov’t to revive 3 major ground...

Gov’t to revive 3 major groundnut depots

Friday, October 27, 2017
The Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Omar Jallow, has said that the Kaur Depot, which had been very important to the economy of the country, would...

In-service training for records keeping underway

Friday, October 27, 2017
The National Records Services (NRS) on Tuesday commenced a six-week in-service training programme for record keeping for different record service...

Stakeholders hold forum on TVET project

Friday, October 27, 2017
The Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science, and Technology (MoHERST), in collaboration with UNESCO/NATCOM, and the National Accreditation...
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