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GPPC
GPPC to digitise entire workflow
Mar 4, 2021, 1:21 PM

The Gambia Printing and Publishing Corporation (GPPC) has revealed plans to digitise its entire workflow as part of its efforts to print national documents such as passports, ID Cards, bank cards and other electoral materials in the country. The move is part of effort to adapt with the fast changing tech world per international practice.

Mafugi Bojang
GNMC rescinds Legacy University Nursing & Midwifery programs
Mar 4, 2021, 1:11 PM

The Gambia Nurses and Midwives Council (GNMC) has rescinded the provisional accreditation of the Nursing and Midwifery program accreditation license of Legacy University.

MoBSE CHE
MoBSE CHE dissemination meeting reaches KMC
Mar 4, 2021, 1:06 PM

The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education dissemination meeting with Community-Based Committees (CBC) on Comprehensive Health Education (CHE) Monday commenced in Kanifing Municipal Council. 

Bridging Gaps Advisory holds 4th Women's Leadership Forum 2021
Mar 4, 2021, 1:03 PM

Bridging Gaps Advisory recently held its 4th Edition of the Women's Leadership Forum 2021 at the Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara Conference Center in Bijilo.

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GTU presents students with bicycles
Mar 3, 2021, 12:28 PM

The Gambia Teachers’ Union (GTU) has presented bicycles to 24 pupils in Region 5 and 6 in a bid to facilitate their movement to and from their various schools.

Stratford College
Stratford College holds 4th inter-departmental debate competition
Mar 3, 2021, 12:26 PM

The students’ union of Stratford College of Management on Tuesday held the fourth edition of its annual inter- departmental debate competition at a ceremony held at the college.

Banjul American International School U.S. High School Program Expanding in 2021-22
Mar 3, 2021, 12:24 PM

Banjul American International School (BAIS) located on Atlantic Road in Fajara, announced the expanded launch of its U.S. High School program in 2021-22.

Sesi
SESI Gambia Chapter Donates Learning Materials to 70 Students
Mar 3, 2021, 12:22 PM

Sunshine Education Support Initiatives (SESI) The Gambia chapter has donated dozens of educational materials to seventy students within the Greater a Banjul Area over the weekend.

Caritas Gambia distributes bicycles
Caritas Gambia distributes 300 bicycles to schools
Mar 2, 2021, 1:44 PM

The Catholic Development Office (Caritas Gambia) through their partner, Rotary Ireland last week distributed 300 bicycles to 13 schools in The Gambia.

Sheriff Saihou Kanuteh
‘Men should be frontline fighters against endometriosis’
Mar 2, 2021, 1:42 PM

Taking into consideration the fear and lack of courage to divulge some health constraints confronting some women folks, men have been tipped to be frontline fighters against endometriosis - a silent diseases affecting some young girls and women in society.

Alagie K. Mbye
“Education is fundamental factor of development” - Deputy Commissioner of Customs
Mar 2, 2021, 1:39 PM

Deputy Commissioner of Customs, Technical Support and Monitoring at The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) Alagie K. Mbye had spoken on the essence of education, saying education in every sense is one of the fundamental factors of development.

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Ngir Gambia present over D478k to Gambia Red Cross
Mar 1, 2021, 12:21 PM

Ngir Gambia, a group of Gambians in the diaspora with experience from medical, health and other sectors who resolved to support the covid-19 response effort and initiative for better health in The Gambia last Friday presented a cheque for D478, 474 to The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS).

GYCC Young
GYCC young entrepreneurs packaging training underway
Mar 1, 2021, 12:17 PM

The Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce (GYCC) in partnership with The Gambia government through the Trade Ministry and UNDP is currently training twenty-five (25) young food processing entrepreneurs on packaging at National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) in Bakau.

Banjul America
Banjul American International School U.S. High School Program Expanding in 2021-22
Mar 1, 2021, 12:13 PM

Banjul American International School (BAIS) located on Atlantic Road in Fajara, announced the expanded launch of its U.S. High School program in 2021-22. The BAIS Board of Directors voted at their Board meeting to maintain tuition at the specially discounted rate for self-paying high school families in the 2021-22 school year.

St and Boyo
ST Brikama Boyo offers 6-year tuition Sponsorship for viral “Cigaretto video” kid
Mar 1, 2021, 12:08 PM

Gambian Superstar Rapper ST Brikama Boyo made a surprise visit to the family house of the kid-fan whose video rendition of his Cigaretto song went viral recently.

Barrow Women Garden
Women gardeners in Barrow Kunda call for support
Mar 1, 2021, 12:04 PM

Women gardeners in Wuli Barrow Kunda in Upper River Region have appealed for support from government, NGOs and philanthropists to help address their water problem.

GCCI
Low sales discourage GCCI trade participants
Mar 1, 2021, 12:01 PM

The participants of the just ended Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) Trade Fair have expressed dissatisfaction over low sales experienced during the trade fair period.

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