MoHERST inaugurates committee to transform MDI into a Civil Service College
May 30, 2023, 12:32 PM

The Ministry of Higher Education, Research Science and Technology (MoHERST) on Wednesday officially inaugurated a committee tasked with the responsibility of transforming the Management Development Institute - The Gambia (MDI) into a Civil Service College.

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FAO presents lab equipment to Livestock Services
May 30, 2023, 12:28 PM

Following the recent outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), widely known as bird flu which led to the death of wild birds, the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has presented laboratory and field equipment to the Department of Livestock Services to detect and curb fatalities related to the flu.

Student at Yundum Barracks win TAKE-M ‘African Nations Quiz competition’
May 30, 2023, 12:26 PM

Saikou Bojang, a seventh grader at Yundum Barracks School, who represented the country Malawi in the just ended TAKE-M organised African Nations Quiz competitions held in The Gambia, has been crowned the winner.

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Njie Charakh supports OSDIVI
May 30, 2023, 12:24 PM

Njie Charakh World Market, dealers in all kinds of men and women wears last Saturday donated a sum of ten thousand dalasis (D10,000) to the Organization for Social Development and Inclusion for Visually Impaired (OSDIVI) at a presentation ceremony held at OSDIVI office in Kanifing.

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NaNA launches AfriCAN Strategic Initiatives
May 29, 2023, 12:18 PM

The National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) in partnership with Africa Catalyzing Action for Nutrition (AfriCAN) on Thursday launched the Strategic Initiatives and Strategic Plan for AfriCAN during a meeting held at Bakadaji Hotel. The organisation developed the Strategic Plan to guide its operations.

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NCAC embarks on inventory of Banjul’s Historic Built Heritage
May 29, 2023, 12:17 PM

The National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) in collaboration with UNESCO-NATCOM - The Gambia and key stakeholders recently in Banjul embarked on phase one of the inventory of Banjul’s historic buildings and sites valued for informed policy drive towards urban heritage conservation.

75th Ordinary Session of African Commission on Human and People’s Rights concludes meeting
May 29, 2023, 12:16 PM

The premier human rights body of Africa Union established under Article 30 of the African Charter on Human Rights for the promotion of human rights in Africa, African Commission on Human and People’s Right recently concluded its 75th Ordinary Session at the Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara Conference Centre.

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YMCA trains youth on peace building 
May 29, 2023, 12:15 PM

Young Men Christian Association on Wednesday wrapped up a two-day training for 30 advocate groups on peace building.

Africa’s unreported extreme weather in 2022 and climate change!
May 30, 2023, 12:06 PM

 From deadly floods in Nigeria to devastating drought in Somalia, Africa has faced a run of severe – and sometimes unprecedented – extreme weather events since the start of 2022.

Good Morning Mr President: CTN charges concern, Tobaski
May 29, 2023, 11:47 AM

Mr President, there is a serious issue regarding new charges at the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA). The new charges, emanating from the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN), are said to be recommended by the Ministry of Finance.

African Liberation Day!
May 26, 2023, 10:46 AM

Happy Africa Day 2023: An annual celebration of African independence, sovereign rule, and identity is known as African Liberation Day or Africa Day.

Overfishing still remains challenge
May 24, 2023, 11:28 AM

Protection of marine resources plays an important role in any country's economy and in ensuring food security.

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Gambia U-20 finish top-spot in Group F
May 30, 2023, 12:52 PM

The Gambia U-20 team on Sunday finished top-spot in Group F of the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup following their goalless draw against Korea Republic U-20 team in their final group match played at the Mendoza Stadium.

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Real throw away chance to close gap at top in Gambian Premier League
May 30, 2023, 12:51 PM

Real de Banjul have blown away the chance to close the gap on Falcons FC at the top of the Gambia Football Federation (GFF) First Division League after losing to Steve Biko 2-1 at home during their week-25 fixture played at the Live Your Dreams Sports Academy in Basori on Sunday.

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Wrestling: Yaya Jammeh secure win over Leket
May 30, 2023, 12:49 PM

Wrestler Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia Police Force on Sunday defeated Leket Bu Barra through referee’s warnings (2-1) during a combat held at the Serrekunda West Mini Stadium.

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Gambia gear up for South Sudan AFCON scuffle
May 29, 2023, 12:25 PM

The Gambia senior national team is gearing up for their crucial 2024 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match away to South Sudan next month.

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Le Président Barrow insinue qu'il pourrait bientôt quitter ses fonctions
Apr 28, 2023, 12:12 PM

Dans son discours de commémoration du jour de la Fête de Koriteh lors d'une visite des Leaders de la Communauté Musulmane de Banjul au Palais Présidentiel, le Président Adama Barrow a insinué qu'il pourrait bientôt ses fonctions et créer une fondation de soutien aux Gambiens se trouvant dans le besoin.

Les nominations pour la mairie et la présidence des conseils régionaux commencent demain
Apr 27, 2023, 12:58 PM

La Commission Electorale Indépendante (CEI) entamera jeudi le processus de nomination des candidats aux prochaines élections communales et régionales.

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La Suisse inculpe Ousman Sonko pour crimes contre l'humanité
Apr 20, 2023, 11:53 AM

Le procureur général de la Suisse a inculpé un ancien Ministre de l'Intérieur de la Gambie pour des crimes contre l'humanité commis sous l'ancien régime autoritaire de Yahya Jammeh, a indiqué le gouvernement suisse dans un communiqué mardi.

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Le conseiller politique du Président Barrow accusé d'avoir commis un acte d’agression contre le candidat du Parti Démocratique de Gambie (GDC)
Apr 12, 2023, 11:27 AM

Mr Dou Sanno, le conseiller politique du Président Adama Barrow, a été accusé d'avoir administré une gifle au candidat du Parti Démocratique de Gambie (GDC) pour la circonscription de Julangel, Ebrima Manneh a la suite d’une altercation.

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The unseen cost of kindness
May 30, 2023, 12:39 PM

The year could have conceivably been 1996, during my sixth year as a pupil at Brikama Primary School. I remember attending after-school class until the late afternoon, around 4pm. My friends from New Town and I would journey home, some cycling and others, including myself, walking. The route covered a distance of about 2 kilometres, and our hunger increased with each stride.

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What an outcome: Local Council Elections
May 29, 2023, 12:11 PM

The second phase of the local democratic process has been decided in the Mayoral and Chairmanship elections with the opposition having taken the lead in Urban Gambia and the ruling NPP taking the lead in Rural Gambia. In the Councilors elections, the opposition won the most seats.

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  What an outcome: Local Council Elections
May 26, 2023, 12:44 PM

The second phase of the local democratic process has been decided in the Mayoral and Chairmanship elections with the opposition having taken the lead in Urban Gambia and the ruling NPP taking the lead in Rural Gambia. In the Councilors elections, the opposition won the most seats.

Communities key to zero out-of-school children in The Gambia
May 23, 2023, 1:41 PM

To effect lasting change, communities must be at the heart of the push.It seems rather obvious that you need to secure the support of people most affected by the issues you are seeking to address.

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Medical Negligence:  Can Judges think for the Medical Profession?
Mar 29, 2023, 12:43 PM

When the law and medicine meet, it appears interesting. Medical negligence is gradually gaining awareness. But what defines medical negligence? 

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Attaya: Improves brain function, protect brain aging
Mar 8, 2023, 3:02 PM

In recent times, I have been delving into the potency of attaya in the Gambia. This is partly due to the ingredient green tea which science has demonstrated its abilities on our health. Another area I found to share with you is our brain health.

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Attaya: Improves prostate health?
Mar 8, 2023, 2:55 PM

I found that attaya is green tea, and science has demonstrated the numerous benefits of drinking green tea. There are many benefits to drinking green tea without adding sugar. My only concern is the quantity of sugar Gambians add to their attaya.  You can get all the benefits from drinking green tea without adding sugar.