Sep 4, 2020, 2:48 PM
The Catholic Diocese of Banjul mourns its second Bishop who passed away on Wednesday 3 September 2020. Bishop emeritus Michael Joseph Cleary died at the age of 95.
The government wants to achieve that the entire population has access to electricity by 2025 and that the majority of this should come from renewable energy sources.
At a meeting in Banjul on 8 November 2021 between the President of The Gambia, HE Adama Barrow, and the CEO of NEK, Dr. Christoph Kapp, it was agreed that NEK will develop wind projects with a capacity of up to 250 MW at locations in the country that have yet to be defined, and then connect them to the newly constructed 225 kV line, which will have sufficient capacity to absorb the energy produced.
After the December 2021 elections, an MoU will be signed between the Government of The Gambia and NEK defining the key aspects of this project development. Subsequently, initial wind measurements will be taken at selected sites and the necessary foundations for the approval process will be developed.
Istanbul, February 28, 2021 - The Association of Gambian Students in Turkey(AGAST) wishes to draw the attention of the Gambian public to the presence of persons who disguise themselves as good Samaritans by claiming to be providers of opportunities/incentives such as scholarships that would enable prospective students from the country to pursue higher education in Turkey.
It has come to the attention of The Gambia Government that a private equity firm, the Africa Infrastructure Fund (A. I. F – Gambia LTD) has announced the establishment of its own COVID-19 Relief Fund to support the government’s ongoing efforts in response to the national emergency that the country is facing.