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Gambia to observe Tobaski on July 31

Jul 23, 2020, 10:34 AM

The Supreme Islamic Council of The Gambia (SIS), has announced that The Gambia will observe Eid-ul-Adha, which is commonly called ‘Tobaski’ on 31 July, 2020.

In a news release sent on Wednesday, the council states that Arafat will also be observed on Thursday 30 July 2020.

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Lawmakers confirm Barrow’s Ombudsman pick
May 20, 2020, 1:06 PM

Deputies at the National Assembly on Tuesday unanimously endorsed the appointment of Bakary Sanyang, former governor of West Coast Region as new Ombudsman.

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GRA, GBos engage enumerators on rental property surveys
Jan 26, 2021, 12:47 PM

The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) in partnership with GBos on Monday commenced a two day intensive enumerators training on Rental Property Survey at the National Malaria Control Conference Hall.

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Gambia needs trained personnel to crush any  locusts’ invasion
Dec 17, 2020, 11:20 AM

“There is no cause for alarm. Gambia is safe and we have put mechanism in place for any imminent locust invasion in The Gambia,” says Ebrima Sisawo, the permanent secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture. However, he added that lack of trained personnel to deal with any imminent locusts’ invasion is a concern. 

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GRA, media will work toward sensitizing  Gambians on tax compliance
Nov 27, 2020, 10:08 AM

Yankuba Darboe, the commissioner general of The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) has affirmed that the country’s revenue authority will work closely with media in sensitising Gambians on the significance of tax payment, while acknowledging that GRA has a cordial working relationship with the media over the past years.