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Darboe Barrow and Jatta v3
Barrow vows  to retire Darboe  as he attacks  veteran politician
Oct 18, 2021, 12:45 PM

During a political rally held in Sukuta on Saturday, President Adama Barrow took the podium and brand the party leader and secretary-general of the United Democratic Party (UDP) Lawyer Ousainu Darboe as an old man and promised to retire him from politics on December 4th presidential election.

Samsudeen SarrJammeh Jatta and others
Samsudeen Sarr accused Jammeh of lying
Oct 18, 2021, 12:38 PM

An APRC top militant Samsudeen Sarr yesterday estimated that 60% of the APRC militants that attended former President Yahya Jammeh’s phone call address at Kanilai were with the belief that in December 2021, the Russians will forcefully install Jammeh as President of The Gambia.

Victims Center
Victims concern over delay in submission  of TRRC report
Oct 18, 2021, 12:34 PM

September 30th was the day set aside for commissioners of the Truth Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC) to submit the Commission’s final report and recommendations to President Barrow.

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Justice minister renews gov’t commitment to implement TRRC recommendations 
Oct 18, 2021, 12:29 PM

According to a statement from the Ministry of Justice, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice Dawda Jallow has promised victims that the government is fully committed to implement the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission’s recommendations that looked into the violations committed during former President Yahya Jammeh’s regime. 

Barrow declares Tuesday as public holiday
Oct 18, 2021, 12:21 PM

State House, Banjul, 16 October 2021: His Excellency, Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia has declared, Tuesday, 19 October 2021 as a public holiday throughout the country in observance of ‘Maulud Nabi’, locally known as “GAMO”, which will take place on the night of the 18th of October 2021.

Gambia UN Human Rights
National security adviser assures peaceful presidential election
Oct 18, 2021, 12:15 PM

The National Security Adviser (NSA), Momodou Badjie, has spoken on the level of preparedness and commitment of the Gambia Police Force and other security services in ensuring a peaceful presidential election in December 2021. 

NHRC holds training for Human Rights Committee of National Assembly
Oct 18, 2021, 12:12 PM

The National Human Rights Commission in partnership with the British High Commission in The Gambia on Friday held a 2-day consultative workshop with NAMs of the Standing Committee on Human Rights and Constitutional Matters.

Maiden flights
Maiden flights for 2021-2022 winter tourism  starts Oct. 22nd
Oct 15, 2021, 11:22 AM

The winter tourist season 2021-2022 will officially commence Friday, 22 October 2021 with a regular Gambia Experience flight, which will fly direct from the United Kingdom to Banjul International Airport (BIA).

WB NAWEC water project
Over D4M WB-NAWEC water project  phases out
Oct 15, 2021, 11:20 AM

The World Bank and the National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) water project that came on the heels of covid-19 has finally been phased out.

CSOs v2
CSOs to march in  soliadarity with  Jammeh victims
Oct 15, 2021, 11:17 AM

John Charles Njie, the chairman of the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), said the planned Saturday march past is to stand in solidarity with victims of the Yahya Jammeh government. 

Fact Check Gambia
Fact-Check Gambia launches web portal  to strengthen work
Oct 15, 2021, 11:14 AM

The Fact-Check Gambia yesterday converged at the Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara Conference Centre to launch the first-ever web portal in order to help strengthen the work of fact-checkers in the country.

Medical items
D15M worth of medical items for EFSTH 
Oct 15, 2021, 11:10 AM

As part of their mandate in helping alleviate poverty, social injustice and natural disasters, Human Appeal International, a global charity and non profitable organisation based in Ireland, on Tuesday donated materials and medical items to Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul.

Cruise Ship
Cruise Ship Crew Gambia to deploy new hired crews to Royal Caribbean Group
Oct 15, 2021, 11:07 AM

After long screening and interviewing, the Crew Ship Crew Gambia (CSCGambia) management is set to deploy its new hired qualified crews aboard the Royal Caribbean Crew, one of the top crew lines in the world.

500 youth
Over 500 NPP youth defect to UDP in CRR  
Oct 14, 2021, 2:09 PM

More than 500 youth in Central River Region over the weekend defected from National People’s Party (NPP) to United Democratic Party (UDP).

Modou Grant
Gambian receives highest prestigious medal from Cuba
Oct 14, 2021, 2:07 PM

Modou Grant, a retired accountant and a resident of Kanifing South, who doubles as the president of The Gambia-Cuba Friendship Association has been awarded the highest prestigious medal of Cuba.

TANGO v3
TANGO holds monitoring and evaluation of policy, others
Oct 14, 2021, 2:03 PM

The Association of Non-Governmental Organisations in The Gambia (TANGO) yesterday wrapped up a two-day training on Monitoring and Evaluation of Policy Analysis, Gender and Human Rights for members of the NGOs in the country.

AREZKI
AREZKI wins Presidential/VVIP Lounge contract
Oct 14, 2021, 1:56 PM

Petroleum House, Brusubi, 13th October, 2021 - The Gambia OIC Secretariat, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport, Works, and Infrastructure and The Gambia Civil Aviation Authority, wishes to announce that AREZKI has been awarded the contract to build an ultra-modern Presidential/VVIP Lounge at the Banjul International Airport.

Tekkifii
EU-GIZ ‘Tekki Fii’ component phases out
Oct 14, 2021, 1:51 PM

The EU GIZ Tekki Fii project has been completed after three years of intense implementation by the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), with over 4000 young people having benefitted in the country.

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