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Senegal re-opens borders with Gambia

Oct 28, 2020, 12:01 PM

His Excellency Bassirou Sene, the Senegalese High Commissioner to The Gambia has confirmed to this paper that borders between The Gambia Senegal have now been re-opened.

"There is no need for clearance certificate to travel to Senegal,” he said. “What is required for any traveller going to Senegal is that he/she must get COVID-19 negative certificate test."

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Professor Sidat Yaffa
‘Local capacity and knowledge in mitigating Climate Change, a necessity’
Jan 14, 2021, 1:35 PM

Professor Sidat Yaffa, the dean of the School of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences of the University of The Gambia (UTG) has disclosed that in search of local capacity and knowledge in mitigating the phenomenon of Climate Change, there is a dire need to mainstream Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) into the UTG programme in an effort to bridge the capacity gap on ICZM and Climate Change (CC) in The Gambia. The Professor made this revelation during a day’s consultative dialogue recently held at the University extension campus in Farafenni, NBR with relevant stakeholders to develop a training programme and curriculum on ICZM and CC for the UTG.

Bakoteh Dumpsite
D42M Bakoteh Dumpsite project launched to reduce child rights violation
Feb 24, 2021, 11:18 AM

SOS Children’s Village in partnership with Kanifing Municipal Council with funding from the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) on Tuesday launched a national project worth over D42M.

Tostan
‘Tostan CEP significantly enhances URR communities’ 
Jan 6, 2021, 11:29 AM

Kajali Sonko, deputy permanent secretary at the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs has affirmed that the Community Empowerment Programme (CEP) implemented by Tostan has significantly contributed to the development and capacity enhancement of communities especially women and girls among others.