CBG, GPF ink D5M deal to rehabilitate EFSTH private block
Oct 3, 2023, 11:50 AM

The Central Bank of The Gambia (CBG) and The Gambia Police Force (GPF) recently endorsed a D5M Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on the rehabilitation of the private block of the Edwards Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH).

CRS hands over vehicles, motocycles worth almost US$200,000 to partners
Oct 3, 2023, 11:45 AM

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) last Friday handed over 23 motorcycles and 3 vehicles to Caritas Gambia and Future-In-Our Hands (FIOH) at a presentation ceremony held at Fajara.

PURA Validates ITC
PURA validates ITC market definition, significant power assessment report
Oct 3, 2023, 11:41 AM

The Gambia Public Utilities and Regulatory Authority (PURA), on Friday, validated the ITC market definition and significant market power assessment report to promote, develop and enhance fair competition and quality within the ITC market.

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Yundum Barracks School retains TAKE-M African Nations Quiz contest 
Oct 3, 2023, 11:37 AM

Saiko Bojang, a student representing Yundum Barracks School, who represented Malawi during the TAKE-M African Nations quiz contest, has emerged the winner of this year's continental quiz competition.

Wuli West chief applauds Beakanyang
Oct 2, 2023, 11:55 AM

The Chief of Wuli West in the Upper River Region, Alhagie Mamadou Bah has applauded Beakanyang, a local NGO for transforming lives and livelihoods in his district and country at large.

Mr. Mod Secka
Agriculture senior management concludes joint field assessment tour
Oct 2, 2023, 11:49 AM

In a bid to accelerate efforts aimed at developing a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable agricultural system in The Gambia, the senior management of Agriculture has concluded a five-day joint assessment tour of projects sites across the seven agricultural regions of the country.

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NCCE trains women councilors on gender responsive budgeting
Oct 2, 2023, 11:47 AM

The National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) with support from UNFPA under its Human Security Project recently concluded trainings for Women Councilors, Local Government Authories, Ward and Village Development Committee members, and women and youth leaders on advocacy for gender responsive budgeting and participatory planning across the country.

Teacher Prize
Gambia Teacher Prize applications to open on Sunday
Sep 29, 2023, 11:47 AM

Applications for the National Teacher Prize of The Gambia are set to open on Sunday1st October and close on 7th November. The award was launched last Monday at the Gambia Teachers Union Conference Hall.

Harvest safely!
Oct 3, 2023, 10:36 AM

Without farmers, the world would starve. They plant, harvest and market the crops and tend to the livestock that feeds billions of people.

GOOD MORNING MR PRESIDENT: Address financial mismanagement, coups and terrorism in Africa
Oct 2, 2023, 11:10 AM

Mr President, the Finance and Public Account Committee (FPAC) of the National Assembly has passed a resolution to address various concerns and issues regarding the financial management and accountability of Government institutions.

On PIA decoration!
Sep 29, 2023, 10:53 AM

Many agreed that nationalism and patriotism are somehow interrelated and revolve around similar virtues.

Innovation for creating a smart future!
Sep 27, 2023, 11:12 AM

Innovation has been the main task of humans throughout history. To survive and improve the quality of life, continuous innovation efforts have been imperative.

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West Coast Region braces up for zonal tournament
Oct 3, 2023, 12:02 PM

West Coast Region Coast is currently bracing up for its 2023 zonal football tournament.

Continential stars
Continental Star to square off Fabaida Utd in Gunjur knockout final
Oct 3, 2023, 12:00 PM

Continental Star FC will rub shoulders with Fabaida United FC in the final of the 2023-2024 Gunjur ‘nawettan’ knockout competition after winning their semi-final matches played at the Gunjur Upper Basic School Football Field over the weekend.

Anti doping training
Gambia swimming association organises anti-doping training
Oct 3, 2023, 11:58 AM

The Gambia Swimming and Aquatic Sports Association on Saturday organised an Anti-Doping Education, Ethics, and Integrity seminar for members of various associations at the University of The Gambia (Faculty of Law). 

Abdoulie Njie
LK coach disappointed with team performance
Oct 3, 2023, 11:55 AM

Abdoulie Njie , head of coach of Latrikunda United, has expressed dissatisfaction with his team’s  performance during their defeat against D.B.O. in their final group match of the 2023/2024 Serrekunda East Sport Development Organisation (SESDO) Africell sponsored ‘nawetan’  played at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium on Friday.

Bansang Khalifate
Le Khalifat de Bansang reçoit le Président Barrow
Oct 3, 2023, 12:22 PM

La commémoration annuelle du Mawlud Nabi (Gamo), en l’honneur du Prophète Muhammad SAWS, a été célébrée à Bansang dans la nuit du mercredi 27 septembre 2023 au matin du jeudi 28.  La célébration du Mawlud a été suivie par la visite de Son Excellence le Président Adama Barrow.

Tourism season
Les premiers vols de la saison touristique démarrent en octobre
Oct 3, 2023, 12:20 PM

Tandis que la saison verte s’achève cette année, l’Office du Tourisme de la Gambie (GTBoard) est optimiste quant à la prochaine saison touristique d’hiver 2023/2024, qui débutera en octobre 2023.

Les procureurs déplorent le manque de véhicules pour transporter les détenus
Sep 29, 2023, 12:54 PM

Les procureurs de la police ont révélé qu’ils éprouvent d’énormes difficultés pour assurer le transport des détenus, notamment de la prison centrale de Mile ll, vers les tribunaux.

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La Cour accorde une suspension de procédure dans l'affaire Yankuba Darboe
Sep 27, 2023, 11:02 AM

Le magistrat M.L. Thomasi de la Cour de Première Instance de Banjul a accordé hier à Yankuba Darboe une suspension de procédure et a décidé de laisser ce dossier en attente du verdict de la Haute Cour.

‘How we built the Gambia Army’
Sep 20, 2023, 2:29 PM

Reference to your article dated February 24 2017 and a book titled "how we built the Gambia national army" I wish to commend the author for the production of the book and for their (British Army Training Team. BATT) service to the Gambia. 

I am in genuine solidarity with the United Democratic Party (UDP)
Sep 20, 2023, 2:27 PM

With this write up, I wish to express my unwavering solidarity with The Gambia's main opposition party, UDP. The recent arrest and witch hunting occasioned against top UDP members is really unfortunate, unfair and unjust from the look of things.

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Women & Society: Challenges faced by career women in nurturing babies, careers
Sep 14, 2023, 11:12 AM

Hello, and welcome another edition of this column called Women and Society.

This column is designed to highlight issues affecting women and children across all sectors and also give them the opportunity to express their views.

Alkali James Gaye
Tribute to Alkali James Gaye
Sep 13, 2023, 11:15 AM

Those who have read my small book, Childhood Days in Chaku Bantang have seen how I was pulled out of school over and over again by my father.

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ST Mary’s Cathedral: Archive of an Anglican Haven
Sep 19, 2023, 2:52 PM

Welcome to the maiden edition of ‘Banjul: A voyage down history lane’ where we will present in-depth articles about historical places, artifacts and happenings that saw life in the great big city of Banjul, pre and post-colonial rule.

Charles C. Johnson born 1866
Writing things down
Sep 19, 2023, 2:30 PM

Posterity always wins out when those actors that came before them wrote things down for them to read.

Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Mbacke
Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Mbacké: The spiritual leader of Mouridiyya brotherhood
Aug 31, 2023, 12:46 PM

Keeping a vibrant legacy thrumming with passionate faith and unrivaled loyalty 95 years after ascending from the world of the living is a miraculous happening that only a luminous soul who has toiled beyond ease for his faith, beliefs, and people would merit.