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ECOWAS trains Gambian Peace Actors ahead of election
Sep 10, 2021, 11:53 AM

The ECOWAS Permanent Mission in the Gambia on behalf of the ECOWAS Commission began a three day dialogue and mediation training as well as consultative forum with Gambian peace actors on Tuesday as means of support to the December election.

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NCCE 2021 new bill validated
Sep 10, 2021, 11:49 AM

Stakeholders on Tuesday converged at the Kairaba Beach Hotel to validate the NCCE’s 2021 New Bill.

Retired Soldiers
Retired soldiers say GAF press release is ‘false & misleading’
Sep 9, 2021, 1:59 PM

Retired soldiers of Intake 30, who are currently demanding their unpaid allowances from The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) have described the press release from the army,

Buah Saidy
‘Gambia’s consumer price inflation on the rise’
Sep 9, 2021, 1:54 PM

Central Bank Governor Buah Saidy yesterday revealed in a press conference that the country’s consumer price inflation has been on an upward trend reflecting a pick-up in global food prices and domestic structural bottlenecks.

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IEC sets date for nominations, others
Sep 9, 2021, 1:51 PM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), in exercise of its mandate under Section 46 of the Constitution of The Gambia and Section 40 of the Elections Act, has stated that the election to the office of the President of the Republic of The Gambia will be conducted on Saturday 4 December 2021.

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Covid-19 wreaks havoc on Gambia’s only youth service scheme
Sep 9, 2021, 1:47 PM

Covid-19 has affected every institution but it is a matter of how far and in what way has it affected each institution. It has severely affected the National Youth Service Scheme (NYSS), the government’s only youth service scheme in the country.

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Gambia: Myths & misconceptions surrounding Covid-19 vaccines
Sep 9, 2021, 1:44 PM

In any disease outbreak attracting global attention, there are myths and misconceptions surrounding the use of modern or western medicines to treat it.

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Gambia establishes diplomatic relations with Djibouti, Chad, Gabon and Angola
Sep 9, 2021, 1:36 PM

BANJUL, 7 September 2021: The Government of The Gambia wishes to inform the general public that it has signed the Joint Communiqués on the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of The Gambia and the Republics of Djibouti, Chad, Gabon and Angola at a ceremony held in Addis Ababa, Federal Republic of Ethiopia.

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NPP says circulated MoU with APRC not authentic
Sep 8, 2021, 1:32 PM

The National People's Party (NPP) says it is informing the public, the Diplomatic and Consular Corps, that the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) trending on Social Media and purported to be signed by the recently formed NPP/APRC Alliance, does not in any way, shape or form represents either in part or whole, any agreement between the NPP and the APRC.

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Fatou Jaw Manneh resigns amid NPP,APRC alliance
Sep 8, 2021, 1:28 PM

Fatou Jaw Manneh who was recently appointed by President Adama Barrow as honorary adviser on Strategic Communications, Development, and Emerging Social Issues has resigned with ‘immediate effect’.

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Gambians quit jobs due to inadequate remuneration, etc
Sep 8, 2021, 1:24 PM

The study on Employees' Attrition in Public and Private Institutions in The Gambia has revealed that many Gambians quit jobs due to lack of career growth and advancement and also inadequate remuneration packages.

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Covid-19: Gov’t urged to protect mentally challenged persons
Sep 8, 2021, 1:20 PM

The coronavirus pandemic has seriously impacted the livelihoods of mentally challenged women within both the West Coast Region and Kanifing Municipality due to lack of proper care, especially in the uptight period of the pandemic, 2020.

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GRA staff, others begin Diplomatic Practice training
Sep 8, 2021, 1:10 PM

Commissioner General Yankuba Darboe of the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) on Monday presided over the Diplomatic Practices, Etiquette and Protocol training.

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Gambia’s ambassador to U.S. appeals for increased participation of Gambia Armed Force officials in U.S. Army school
Sep 8, 2021, 1:08 PM

BANJUL, 6 September 2021: The Gambia's Ambassador to the United States of America, H.E. Dawda D. Fadera, on 2 September 2021 called on the United States Army’s school for professional training of military intelligence personnel (The United States Army Intelligence Centre of Excellence) to increase the participation of officials of The Gambia Armed Forces in its future military trainings.

Yankuba Suso
Gambian arrested in Turkey for threatening to assassinate Barrow & wife
Sep 7, 2021, 1:38 PM

Authorities in Turkey have arrested and detained Yankuba Suso, a Gambian who threatened to assassinate Gambian President, Adama Barrow and his wife, First Lady, Fatoumata Bah Barrow in the upcoming campaigns, as the country heads to December 4th polls .

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 ‘Barrow’s decision to form alliance with APRC is shocking to Jammeh’s victims’
Sep 7, 2021, 1:23 PM

The chairman of the Victims Centre of The Gambia, Sheriff Kijera, has said that President Barrow’s decision to form an alliance with the former ruling Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) is “shocking and depressing to Jammeh’s victims, some of whom, he said, could not sleep for 24 hours after the announcement of the merger..

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Covid-19 & illegal drug use: Gambia seizes 2 tonnes of cannabis Sativa
Sep 7, 2021, 1:11 PM

Cannabis Sativa also known by many street names remain the most commonly abused illicit drug in The Gambia.

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GPU awards outstanding journalists of 2020
Sep 7, 2021, 12:57 PM

In what has become an annual affair, The Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Friday presented awards to Gambian journalists who made tremendous contributions in their respective fields of endeavour at a colourful ceremony held at Pencha Mi Hall at Paradise Suites.

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