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New British High Commissioner to takeover in August 2020

Jun 11, 2020, 12:12 PM

Mr. David Belgrove OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of The Gambia in succession to Ms Sharon Wardle who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment, a news release from British High Commission states.

Mr. Belgrove would take up his appointment during August 2020.

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Karpower donates food items to GPF, BCC
Apr 8, 2020, 2:14 PM

Karpowership The Gambia yesterday donated food items and other sanitary materials to the Gambia Police Force (GPF) and Banjul City Council (BCC) at a ceremony held in Banjul.

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Kandeh extends benevolence to Gambia Federation of Disabled
May 15, 2020, 11:43 AM

As part of their 4th year anniversary, the leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), Mama Kandeh has donated D100,000 to The Gambia Federation of the Disabled to support the physically challenged in these trying times of the covid-19 crisis.

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NCAC aims to preserve birthplace of Gambian first president
Jun 29, 2020, 11:20 AM

To keep the country’s heritage for posterity, the National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has disclosed its collaboration with the family of late Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, first Gambian President, to complete the ongoing rehabilitation of the late president’s birthplace in Barajally Tenda, Central River Region.

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GPS gets new mini-bus worth over D3M
Apr 15, 2020, 3:09 PM

As part of measures to enhance social distancing amid coronavirus outbreak, the United Nation Development program (UNDP) in partnership with The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry GCCI) last Thursday donated a new 30-seater mini-bus worth over three million dalasis to The Gambia Prison Services (GPS).

U.S. committed to strengthen Gambia’s Covid-19 response
May 29, 2020, 11:24 AM

Banjul, The Gambia – The United States is committed to supporting The Gambia’s efforts to combat COVID-19 and keep Gambians throughout the Smiling Coast safe. The U.S. Government is working closely with the government of The Gambia, civil society, and community leaders to combat the pandemic.

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Court dismisses Ex-president Jammeh’s brother’s case
Jul 3, 2020, 11:11 AM

Ansumana Jammeh, a brother to former President Jammeh appeal case was dismissed by The Gambia Court of Appeal on Thursday, 2 July 2020.

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NCCE intensifies battle against Covid-19 pandemic
Apr 8, 2020, 2:03 PM

As nations around the globe scale up efforts to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus, the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) has amplified its efforts with a nationwide campaign to educate the masses about the deadly pandemic and how to prevent it.