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Minister Samateh on tour
Minister Samateh harps on govt’s commitment to quality healthcare provision
May 11, 2020, 12:38 PM

Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, the minister for Health has underscored the significant role of government in supporting the provision of affordable and quality health care for all Gambians.

Mbassy Manneh
Women activist calls on political leaders to consider women in political participation
May 11, 2020, 12:30 PM

Mbassey Manneh, women activist cum programme officer for Think Young Women (TYW) has called on Gambian political leaders to give women the opportunity to participate in the political arena effectively to ensure their political representation.

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In Leadership Lecture, Sabally Inspires Young Africans
May 11, 2020, 12:27 PM

Former Presidential Affairs Minister and International Speaker, Momodou Sabally has admonished young African leaders to remain committed and united in pursuit of their common goals of serving their organisations and communities with sincerity and dedication to duty in their bid to uplift the lot of their fellow citizens.

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UNICEF research finds nearly 1500 students have no access to TV, radio
May 8, 2020, 11:58 AM

A UNICEF SMS U-Report reveals that about 1,470 students out of the 10, 000 students who registered for the UNICEF SMS U-Report Poll have no access to television or radio to attend the ongoing lessons organised by the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE).

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Bakau registers one more covid-19 case, Senegal gets 59
May 8, 2020, 11:55 AM

The Ministry of Health has stated that a new laboratory confirmed case has been recorded in The Gambia from the mass samples collected in Bakau.

Ambassador Sene
1st phase beneficiaries of Senegalese gov’t to receive cash today
May 8, 2020, 11:48 AM

Senegalese ambassador to the Republic of The Gambia, Hon. Bassirou Sene has confirmed that first phase of beneficiaries of the Senegalese government assistance to citizens in The Gambia will start receiving their monies today, Friday.

Mamburreh Njie
Finance minister spars with lawmakers on legality of D700m
May 8, 2020, 11:43 AM

It was a heated debate between the Finance minister and members of the FPAC committee, as they sparred on legality of the money used by President Barrow as food aid package to Gambians.

Study shows over 65% of people don’t know signs, symptoms of covid-19
May 8, 2020, 11:39 AM

The UNICEF SMS U-Report Poll has revealed that about 65.5% (10, 000 people) who registered for the UNICEF SMS U-Report Poll said that they don’t know the signs and symptoms of coronavirus.

Mambuaray Njie
Covid-19 Food Support: We acted within the law – Minister of Finance
May 8, 2020, 11:36 AM

News release

Quadrangle, Banjul, 7 May 2020- The minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Hon. Mamburay Njie has defended the decision of his ministry to procure food supplies for the poor and vulnerable Gambians across the country by mobilising funds from the budgets allocations of the various government ministries, agencies, and departments.

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‘We must support gov’t to fight covid-19 pandemic’
May 8, 2020, 11:32 AM

Babucarr Saine, administrator at the Kanifing General Hospital has underscored the significant role government is doing to stem the spread of coronavirus, which has currently affected more than three million people worldwide including The Gambia.

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‘We need to be proactive to consolidate existing source markets’
May 8, 2020, 11:28 AM

Taking into account the devastating impacts covid-19 posed to world economies especially the hospitality industry in The Gambia, Fatou Mass Jobe Njie, chairperson of Gambia Hotel Association has called for the need for constructive dialogue between tourism stakeholders and the authorities in particular, the GTBoard.

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Gambia For All urges transparency on covid-19 funds
May 7, 2020, 11:44 AM

Gambia For All (GFA) party in a press release yesterday underlined that it expects more transparency from government and continues to express the need for transparency and accountability in the use of funds for covid-19.

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Gov’t gives update on emergency food aid distribution
May 7, 2020, 11:41 AM

Banjul, The Gambia 5 May 2020 — Soon after President Adama Barrow’s national address on his government’s Covid-19 Emergency Food Aid amounting to over D700M at McCarthy Square on Sunday, 26 April, 2020, the distribution has since begun across the entire nation as hundreds of truck-loads leave McCarthy Square daily.

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EU gives D73m to support Gambia’s coastal &marine zone resilience to climate change
May 7, 2020, 11:37 AM

This week the European Union provided GMD 73,000,000.00 (1,353,120 EUR) to fund a long term technical assistance team to work in support of the National Environment Agency and Department of Water Resources in mitigating the consequences of climate change and helping The Gambia to adapt to it.

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Fatou Mass outlines 5 points for gov’t to harness to combat effect of covid-19 on hospitality industry
May 7, 2020, 11:33 AM

Chairperson of The Gambia Hotel Association (GHA) Fatou Mass Jobe has proposed a five-point plan designed by GHA and TTAG for government to tackle in combating the devastating effect of covid-19 on the hospitality and allied sectors.

Mr Mahamc Koppiah
ECREE bids farewell to pioneer executive director
May 7, 2020, 11:27 AM

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) bade farewell to its pioneer Executive Director Mr. Mahama Kappiah, after ten years at the helm of the Centre.

Disabilities
UK organisation donates D30,000 to Gambia PWD federation
May 7, 2020, 11:25 AM

The Gambia’s Federation of Persons with Disabilities (PFPWD) has received D30,000 donation from The Manchester Gambia support network, a charitable organisation in the UK, amid the coranavirus pandemic

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