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Indian Diplomat
India diplomat visits NAWEC project replacing 260km water pipes in urban Gambia
Feb 12, 2021, 10:09 AM

 High Commissioner (Designate) G V Srinivas visited the water project on 7 February 2021 while in The Gambia to present credentials to President of the Gambia H E Adama Barrow on 9 February 2021.

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West Coast Governor’s office resolves Kafuta VDC crisis
Feb 12, 2021, 10:05 AM

The office of the governor of West Coast Region (WCR) through its mediation effort has amicably resolved the long running misunderstanding between the embattled Village Development Committee of Kafuta and a group of people calling themselves Concerned citizens.

UDP & Sheriffo Sonko case suffers setback
Feb 12, 2021, 10:03 AM

The civil appeal case between UDP and the IEC, Sheriffo Sonko and two other councillors failed to proceed before the Gambia Court Appeal.

Gov’t declines comment on 25 Gambians’ deportation
Feb 12, 2021, 10:01 AM

The minister for Information, Ebrahim Sillah and Government Spokesperson Ebrima Sankareh have declined to comment on the alleged imminent deportation of 25 Gambians from Germany, citing lack of adequate information on the subject matter.

Barrow and Isatou
More diplomats present credentials
Feb 12, 2021, 9:55 AM

State House, Banjul, 11 February 2021: The Presidency this week has witnessed a flurry of diplomatic engagements of the President with foreign nationals accredited to The Gambia by their various governments.

MC Cham
GDC poised to snatch LRR from political heavy weights
Feb 12, 2021, 9:52 AM

The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) is in contention with political heavy weights UDP and NPP for Lower River Region (LRR).

Germany
Germany startled, says deportation agreement reached with Gambia
Feb 11, 2021, 1:12 PM

Diplomatic sources in Banjul said Berlin is startled by the statement by Gambia's Foreign Ministry over the cancelation of unscheduled deportation flights to Banjul.

IEC Gambia
IEC warns group against illegally conducting voter sensitisation
Feb 11, 2021, 1:05 PM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has issued a stern warning to a group of individuals referring to itself as “Operation No Illegal Voting”.

Yankuba Darbo
Board, management visit GRA outlets in KM
Feb 11, 2021, 1:03 PM

The Board of Directors and Management of the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) on Wednesday 10 February 2021, embarked on field visit to GRA offices within the Greater Banjul Area (GBA)

Mam Tamsir Njie
Legendary Gambian musician Mam Tamsir Njie dies at 64
Feb 11, 2021, 12:12 PM

A renowned Gambian cultural musician and educationalist, Mam Tamsir Njie passed away Wednesday afternoon. He was 64.

Baba Saho
After 13 years at NIA, Baba Saho denies torture claims
Feb 11, 2021, 12:07 PM

Former Intelligence agent of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Baba Saho yesterday denied all allegations levelled against him before the Truth Commission for torturing detainees at the NIA Headquarters. 

Saikou Jammeh
GPU bids SG Saikou Jammeh Farewell
Feb 11, 2021, 12:01 PM

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has bid farewell to Mr Saikou Jammeh who stepped down as Secretary General effective end of January 2021.

Foday Barry
Foday Barry denies string of allegations
Feb 11, 2021, 11:38 AM

A former senior intelligence agent, Foday Barry, on Tuesday testified before the TRRC, denying all allegations by previous witnesses of 1995, 2000 and 2006 incidences.

Serbia
Gov’ts of Serbia, Pakistan ready to strengthen cooperation with Gambia
Feb 11, 2021, 11:33 AM

BANJUL, 9 February 2021: The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on Tuesday received copies of Letters of Credence of the Ambassadors of Republic of Serbia and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan accredited to The Gambia at a ceremony held at the Foreign Ministry.

200 Gambians
200 Gambians repatriated from Niger
Feb 10, 2021, 1:14 PM

The UN migration agency offices in Niger has confirmed that 183 Gambians were repatriated from their Agadez transit center in Niger in 2020, with CFA 15 million spent on facilitating return of the last batch of 30 last week.

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‘Africell has the largest market share in Gambia telecoms’
Feb 10, 2021, 1:11 PM

The director general of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA), Momodou Jallow, yesterday disclosed before the legislators of the Public Enterprises Committee (PEC) of the National Assembly that the telecommunication sector in the country is driven mainly by mobile sector which has a telephone rate of 112%. The technologies, being used to provide services is mainly 2G, 3G and 4G, with Africell having the largest market share of the telecoms in The Gambia.

US80m Project
Gov’t launches US$80m Agricultural project
Feb 10, 2021, 1:07 PM

The Gambia government through the Ministry of Agriculture on Tuesday 9 February 2021 launched a staggering US$80 million dollar resilience for a transformative smallholder project.

Ebriama Sillah and Others
Poor mobile  telecom network forces Sare Gubu to use Senegal  sim cards
Feb 10, 2021, 1:05 PM

Residents of Sare Gubu Basiru in the Sandu District, Upper River Region (URR) have complained over what they called poor mobile telecommunication network and internet connection services in the area.

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