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Friday, April 22, 2016
In a family setting, the utmost respect must be paid to the mother.In fact, according to doctrines of Islam, heaven lies in the hands of...

HOME AFFAIRS: The plight of street children

Friday, April 15, 2016
The reasons children go to the streets are unique to their individual situations.Often there is not one simple reason why a child is on the street. ...

ENVIRONMENT: UK philanthropist pledges to upgrade Aljamdum borehole

Friday, April 15, 2016
A UK philanthropist based in Switzerland on Wednesday visited Aljamdum village and Sittanunku village in the Upper Niumi district in the North Bank...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: AN estimated 200,000 people dependent on artisanal fisheries for livelihood-- FAO rep

Monday, April 11, 2016
Food and Agriculture Organisation (FOA) country representative in The Gambia, Dr Perpetua Katepa- Kalala, has said an estimated 200,000 people are...

ENVIRONMENT: CHOSSO: New project to strengthen Climate Change Resilience of smallholder farmers

Friday, April 08, 2016
Moses Abukari, IFAD country programme manager, has said it was estimated that there are more than 500 million smallholder family farms in the world,...

Tribute to Medoun Jobe 1948 - 2016

Picture: Tribute to Medoun Jobe
Friday, April 01, 2016
Some people are quite simply irreplaceable. But it is only in their absence that we truly get to know this. Like the Owl of Minerva, this knowledge...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Gov’t, FAO launch D20M TCP project on commercial poultry production

Monday, March 21, 2016
The Gambia government and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Thursday launched the Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) /GAM/3503; Title...

ENVIRONMENT: UK lady appointed Goodwill Ambassador of Operation Save the Children Foundation

Picture: Dodd receiving her certificate of appointment from President Ebrima Toure of Rotary Club of Fajara
Friday, March 18, 2016
The Office of the First Lady of The Gambia through the Rotary Club of Fajara Wednesday presented a certificate of appointment to the President of...


Wednesday, March 09, 2016
The Late Dr. Hatib Njie was a renowned Obstetrician Gynaecologist having obtained the diploma (DRCOG) and Membership of the Royal College of...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: GAMWORKs hands over 10 tractors to GGC

Monday, March 07, 2016
GAMWOKS Thursday handed over ten brand new tractors and three Bobcats to the Gambia Groundnut Corporation (GGC) at a ceremony held at the GGC head...

ENVIRONMENT: Biosand filter: Household water treatment option for Africa

Picture: Plastic versions of biosand filter connected to water storage receptacles.
Friday, March 04, 2016
Water is said to be life. This is because everyone needs safe water for drinking, cooking, and simply for keeping him or herself clean on a daily...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: ‘Poultry production fastest business in attaining food self-sufficiency’

Monday, February 22, 2016
Amadou Demba, Siffoe village Poultry Farm manager, has said poultry production is the fastest growing business in attaining food self-sufficiency in...

Tribute to Isatou Mboge (Neneh Girl)

Picture: The late Isatou Mboge
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
It was the early of a Sunday Morning when we were woken by a phone call that everyone must dread: our sister had died in a car accident. One had to...


Monday, February 15, 2016
I would like to first and foremost convey my heartfelt appreciation to the Njie Family for according me the opportunity to carry this task. Public...

ENVIRONMENT: Animals grazing on plastics bags

Friday, February 12, 2016
The continuous use of plastic bags threatens our food security as they resist decomposition for decades and become a virtual eye-sore in public...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Paramount Chief: Gambia needs more of Master F. Jabbi

Monday, February 08, 2016
The Paramount Chief of The Gambia, Alh Demba Sanyang, has called on Gambians to emulate Master Jabbi of Sukuta for his benevolent gesture in donating...

ENVIRONMENT: Women Initiative –The Gambia supporting local communities to improve income

Friday, February 05, 2016
The Gambia Women’s Initiative exists to support financially poor women in The Gambia, with the stated goal of increasing their income, and thus...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: GYIN Gambia Chapter on YALESI 2016 summit

Picture: Mamadou Edrisa Njie
Monday, February 01, 2016
The National Coordinator of Global Youth Innovation Network Gambia (GYIN) Gambia chapter, Mamadou Edrisa Njie, has announced that the government of...

ENVIRONMENT: GoWAMER Project implemented in Gambia

Friday, January 22, 2016
The Government of The Gambia through the Ministries of Fisheries and of the Environment, Climate Change, Water, Forestry and Wildlife, in...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Swiss-Gambian friendship charity gives support to less privileged children in Gambia

Monday, January 18, 2016
Switzerland-Gambian Charity Friendship, a non-profit charitable organisation based in Switzerland, Friday donated various cartons of secondhand...
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