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Golden Bee Revolution
Golden Bee Revolution nominated for Humanitarian Global Award
May 7, 2021, 11:26 AM

Golden Bee Revolution, an advocacy group that advocates using mass media with its famous weekly television show has been nominated for the Humanitarian Award Global.

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NACOFAG validate five year strategy plan
May 7, 2021, 11:24 AM

The National Coordination Organisation for Farmers Association, The Gambia (NACOFAG) on Tuesday gathered stakeholders to validate its first 5 years strategy plan (2020 to 2024) at a local hotel in Bijilo.

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Community Radio personnel trained on Climate Change, Early Warning System
May 6, 2021, 2:17 PM

UNESCO Dakar office in partnership with Panos Institute for West Africa (PIWA), Dakar is currently training the Network of Community Radios- The Gambia (NCRG) on Climate Change Early Warning System.

Hassou Ceesay
NCAC, ECOWAS-UNESCO to raise awareness on COVID-19 Vaccine
May 6, 2021, 2:15 PM

The National Centre for Arts and Culture(NCAC) in partnership with the ECOWAS and UNESCO is organising awareness-raising campaign with Gambian artistes. The theme of the campaign is: ‘Keep Safe by masking, and stay alive by getting vaccinated’

Al Quran Foundation
Al-Quran Foundation supports 45 families with food packs
May 5, 2021, 1:25 PM

Al-Quran Foundation Banjul in collaboration with Africa Relief Fund based in the United Kingdom last Friday extended support in the form of Ramadan food packs to 45 vulnerable families with within the Greater Banjul Area.

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CHE research findings dissemination exercise ends
May 5, 2021, 1:17 PM

The research findings dissemination exercise on Comprehensive Health Education (CHE) under the project titled: Strengthening Access to Quality Comprehensive Health Education in The Gambia wrapped up on Friday.

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Introducing Sulayman Njie; rising poet to watch
May 5, 2021, 1:14 PM

Literary work, which includes expression of feelings and inspirational ideas is also known Poetry. As spoken words, it is becoming a fast enterprising domain for many youth in the country these days.

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Gambian Young Muslims Launch New Islamic Federation
May 4, 2021, 12:14 PM

A group of Gambian youths from two different Islamic youth organisations on Saturday launched a new Islamic federation dubbed Federation of Gambia Muslim Youths (FEGAMY) at Gambia Supreme Islam Council’s (GSIC) premises.

Invest Gambia
Invest Gambia meets ‘Mashaallah Cargo Gambia’ in Turkey
May 4, 2021, 12:06 PM

Officials of Invest Gambia recently called on officials of ‘Mashaallah Cargo Gambia’ based in Turkey during a two-day business trip to Istanbul.

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Education Minister briefed on Comprehensive Health Education research findings
May 4, 2021, 12:01 PM

The principal investigator of the project for Strengthening Access to Quality Comprehensive Health Education for in-and-out of School Adolescents in Region I, The Gambia recently briefed Claudiana Cole, minister of Basic and Secondary Education on the progress made in the ongoing comprehensive health education research findings dissemination exercise.

Migrant Media Network project
Migrant Media Network project launched in Gambia
May 3, 2021, 12:26 PM

Migrant Media Network (MMN) project was last Thursday launched in The Gambia. MMN also promotes youth entrepreneurship at home as a way to build economic and social resilience, encouraging youth to create their opportunities and work within their communities.

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Humanity First donates EFSTH medical items worth over D7M
May 3, 2021, 11:59 AM

Humanity First (HF)-United Kingdom Chapter on Friday donated medical items worth seven million and seventy thousand dalasis (D7,070,000)  to the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH). The presentation was held at the main referral hospital.

Hansen Seafood Company
Hansen Seafood Company supports staff with Ramadan Iftar
May 3, 2021, 11:54 AM

Hansen Seafood Company Limited, a fish processing company that has been operating in The Gambia since 2018 yesterday, Sunday supported over 80 of its employees with bags of rice, sugar and 10kg of fish each.

GPF engages stakeholders on strategic framework 
Apr 30, 2021, 10:49 AM

The Gambia Police Force (GPF) held a consultative seminar on Thursday 29th April, 2021at its Cooperative Credit Union on the strategic framework of The Gambia Police.

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Ahmadiyaa Muslims Jama’at donates food items worth D64,740 to fire victim
Apr 30, 2021, 10:48 AM

The Ahmadiyaa Muslim Jama’at mission in The Gambia on Thursday presented food items worth sixty-four thousand, seven hundred and forty dalasi (D64,740) to latest fire outbreak victims within the Kanifing Municipality. The presentation was held at Tallinding and Tabokoto respectively.

Lamin Fadera donates laptop to NPP  
Apr 30, 2021, 10:44 AM

Lamin Fadera of Niani Banni in Sami District, Central River Region North based in London, United Kingdom recently donated a brand new laptop to National People’s Party (NPP) bureau in Lamin Koto Badala. 

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TRRC commissioner calls on partners to support reparation process
Apr 30, 2021, 10:43 AM

After the publication of “Lessons Learnt from the TRRC’s Interim Reparation” featuring the story of Oumie Jagne, an April 10th – 11th 2000 victim, Gainako reached out to the Truth Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC) eliciting clarifications on the Interim Reparations Process.

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UTG receives 25 multi-purpose lab microscopes
Apr 29, 2021, 1:33 PM

The School of Medicine, Arts and Sciences of the University of The Gambia on Wednesday took delivery of 25 multi-purpose laboratory microscopes through the Gunjur Project Association with funding from the John Moor University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom.

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