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Nairobi Action Plan for Africa Tourism recovery calls for initiation of appropriate actions
Sep 7, 2021, 12:50 PM

Ministers responsible for Tourism in Africa have been challenged to take the lead and initiate appropriate actions in their respective countries.

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Dr Jah preaches peace ahead of December polls
Sep 7, 2021, 12:39 PM

The chairman of the Gambia Hajj Commission has called on Gambians to embrace peace and stability, calling on party supporters to maintain peace and avoid all forms of violence in the country.

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ECOMIG soldiers flee scene after allegedly killing 2
Sep 6, 2021, 2:17 PM

Bystanders and witnesses familiar to the scene revealed to this medium that the ECOWAS military mission in The Gambia (ECOMIG) soldiers assigned to promote peace and enforce law and order in the country fled the scene after allegedly killing four innocent individuals who were driving a tricycle at the Mariama Kunda Junction along Salagi road. 

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APRC, NPP agree on Jammeh’s return as duo form alliance ahead of Dec polls
Sep 6, 2021, 2:15 PM

The Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) over the weekend announced it has reached an agreement in forming an alliance with the National People’s Party (NPP) to re-elect President Adama Barrow.

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Thunder kills 2 women at Njoben Niani 
Sep 6, 2021, 2:07 PM

Two women at Njoben Tukulorr village, Niani District, Central River Region of The Gambia were reported dead after they were struck by the Friday night thunderstorm.

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GRA’s domestic revenue mobilisation mechanism attracts more int’l recognition  
Sep 6, 2021, 2:04 PM

In accordance with the several reforms implemented by the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA), International Finance Institutions have praised the “responsible method of domestic revenue mobilisation mechanism and robust tax system” spearheaded by the agency under the leadership of Commissioner General Yankuba Darboe.

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ECOWAS to send 5th military contingent to Gambia
Sep 6, 2021, 1:57 PM

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), as part of the framework of respecting and pursuing the military and security agreements of the region is preparing to send a 5th military contingent to Gambian territory.

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MC Cham says NPP, APRC alliance an opportunity for GDC
Sep 6, 2021, 1:50 PM

Momodou M.C. Cham, national youth president of Gambia Democratic Congress party (GDC) has stated that the coalition agreement between President Adama Barrow’s National People’s Party (NPP) and the Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) is a big opportunity for Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) party.

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Over €2M renewable energy project inaugurated
Sep 6, 2021, 1:40 PM

Vice president Dr. Isatou Touray on Friday presided over the inauguration of a €2.7 million project called Renewable Energy Potentials in The Gambia (REPGam).

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Transport union boss says drivers’ sit-down strike still in the offing
Sep 3, 2021, 1:08 PM

Omar Ceesay, president of the Gambia Transport Union (GTU), said the government has engaged his office in negotiation regarding its previous six demands but a sit-down strike could materialise if the demands are not fulfilled by September 13th.

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3 foreign nationals reportedly arrested over illicit drug trafficking
Sep 3, 2021, 1:00 PM

As operatives of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency-The Gambia intensify the zero tolerance against drug trafficking and other clandestine activities in the country, narcotic officers in Soma, Lower River Region (LRR), have reportedly taken into custody three Senegalese with suspected cannabis, The Point has been reliably informed.

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Covid-19 cripples cross border trade for women
Sep 3, 2021, 12:54 PM

Businesswomen have recounted obstacles faced at the cross-border trading since the advent of the pandemic, with women traders within Senegambia mostly affected by this menace.

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Air Senegal to serve BWI with twice-weekly flights to Dakar
Sep 3, 2021, 12:50 PM

Beginning Thursday, 2 September 2021 Marylanders will have a new opportunity to travel to West Africa – Air Senegal will begin servicing BWI Marshall Airport twice a week.

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PURA warns against selling unauthorised fuel
Sep 3, 2021, 12:47 PM

The director-general of the Public Utility and Regulatory Authority, (PURA), Yusupha M. Jobe, has called on everyone to be vigilant about the unauthorised selling of petroleum products.

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Foreign Minister Tangara holds talks with West African Health Organisation DG
Sep 3, 2021, 12:42 PM

BANJUL, 1 September 2021: The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on Monday 29 August 2021 held audience with the Director General of West African Health Organisation (WAHO), Professor Stanley OKOLO.

Strengthen parents’ role as child’s first teacher
Sep 3, 2021, 12:36 PM

COVID-19 has taught us many things. In education, it has taught us that at-home learning is both important and possible.

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Nurses & midwives strike ends today
Sep 3, 2021, 12:32 PM

According to the press release from the Association of Nurses and Midwives, they will resume work today after two days of sit down strike.

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