IGBO Association
IGBO association in Gambia gives Covid-19 relief package
Sep 30, 2020, 1:46 PM

As part of caring and sharing with their members amid coronavirus pandemic, the IGBO Association in The Gambia last Sunday distributed rice, sanitisers and face masks to its members resident in The Gambia.

KEYCDA Girls
KEYCDA Girls Assembly trains community assoc committees on leadership, others
Sep 30, 2020, 1:40 PM

The Assembly for the Welfare of Girls and Young Women, a sub-organ of Kombo East Youth and Children Development Alliance (KEYCDA) has ended a three-day training for executive members of its Community Association platforms within the district.

AFGDACR
AFGDACR raises concern over rejection of draft constitution
Sep 30, 2020, 1:37 PM

The Advocacy for Gambia Democracy and Civil Rights (Afgdacr) has raised concern over the recent move by lawmakers to reject the Constitution Promulgation Bill 2020.
In press release sent to this medium, the Civil Society movement, described the move as tragic death of ‘our last piece of hope’.

New Jeshwang
New Jeshwang health centre receives boost
Sep 29, 2020, 12:15 PM

Ebo Town Community Development Association, a newly formed association in Ebo Town on Saturday donated two cartons of uniforms for use by nurses at New Jeshwang Health Center.

UN NCAC
UN, NCAC mark 75th anniversary through promotion of creative contest for artists
Sep 29, 2020, 12:09 PM

As part of events marking the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, the United Nations System in The Gambia in collaboration with the National Center for Arts and Culture and the Writers' Association of The Gambia recently celebrated the day in the form of artistic works and cultural performances to promote poetry and painting countrywide.

Ghanaian expert lauds Gambia for protecting its land, culture and traditions
Sep 29, 2020, 12:07 PM

Chris Addy-Nayo, a Ghanaian development expert has commended local authorities in the Gambia for protecting their lands, culture and traditions.

Rohey Lowe
Rohey Malick Lowe: Fighting covid-19 requires collective efforts
Sep 28, 2020, 12:48 PM

Rohey Malick Lowe, Mayoress of Banjul City Council (BCC) has underscored the significance of unity in the fight against the deadly coronavirus, arguing that “we should work collectively with a view to completely fight the spread of the invisible enemy in the country.”

journalists
Three Gambian journalists selected for 2020 U.S. election coverage
Sep 28, 2020, 12:33 PM

Banjul, The Gambia – The United States Embassy in The Gambia congratulates three Gambian journalists selected to participate in the 2020 “Foreign Press Centers Programme for Elections 2020: A Virtual Tour of the United States and the American Electoral Process.” 

Thanks GSIC for coming to the aid of 12 prisoners!
Sep 30, 2020, 1:01 PM

It was all smiles for these 12 convicted prisoners, who on Tuesday walked away as freemen. These 12 inmates were earlier convicted and ordered to pay a fine but were unable to do so.

Social, environmental factors seen behind Africa’s low COVID-19 cases!
Sep 29, 2020, 11:49 AM

COVID-19 transmission in Africa has been marked by relatively fewer infections, which have been on the decline over the past two months, owing to a variety of socio-ecological factors as well as early and strong public health measures taken by governments across the region.

President: What a waste of money! 
Sep 28, 2020, 11:04 AM

Mr. President, Gambians both within and outside were disappointed to see the National Assembly Members throw away the draft constitution.

African descendants in Gambia put forward their case!
Sep 25, 2020, 12:33 PM

Between the 15th and 19th centuries, millions of our African ancestors were kidnapped and forcedly taken away to the Caribbean and the New World in conditions of great cruelty. This is what makes the infamous tri-angular slave trade the greatest atrocity and greatest violation of human rights to this date.

Ali Sowe
French club Dijon interested in Ali Sowe
Sep 30, 2020, 1:55 PM

French Ligue 1 club, Dijon is looking closely and wants to sign Scorpions striker Ali Sowe away from Bulgarian First Division side CSKA Sofia, according to reports in France.

Alfusainey
Alfusainey Gassama scores season’s fifth goals for Kelantan
Sep 30, 2020, 1:54 PM

Gambian striker, Alfusainey Gassama scored his fifth goal of the season for his Malaysian Second Division side Kelentan United during their 3-2 home defeat against Terengganu II in a game played at the Stadium Sultan Mohammad IV on Sunday.

Dazzling debuts
Teenage sensation Coco Gauff on a mission to conquer the tennis world
Sep 30, 2020, 1:49 PM

American teenage sensation Coco Gauff, is on a mission to conquer the tennis world, prevailing at all four major Grand Slam tournaments. In a spectacular debut at Wimbledon, aged 15, Gauff defeated seven-time champion, veteran Venus Williams in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 to reach the second round.

Scorpions
Coach Saintfiet hopes to get all players for Gambia, Guinea and Brazza Congo clashes
Sep 29, 2020, 12:23 PM

Scorpions’ gaffer Tom Saintfiet is hoping to get all his players for his side’s international friendly matches against Guinea Conakry and Congo Brazza Ville next month.