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IFRC Africa Regional Director assures Gambia Red Cross Society 
Dec 7, 2021, 12:20 PM

Mohammed Omer Mukhier, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)regional director for Africa has said that he is pleased with The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) delivering results, adding: “I promise you that we will be predictable in providing you more services to make sure you progress, be the number one humanitarian actor in The Gambia, region and hopefully globally.”

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Kairo Survivor Society president urges Gambians to keep to rule of law
Dec 7, 2021, 12:17 PM

Ebrima Mustapha Jawneh, president of Kairo Survivor Led Crisis Society has advised Gambians and non-Gambians residing in The Gambia to keep to the rule of law and maintain peace and stability during and after the forthcoming presidential election.

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GRCS launches COVID-19 protection project
Dec 7, 2021, 12:16 PM

The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) in partnership with the International Federation for Red Cross (IFRC) on Monday 28th November 2021 launched the Impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable children project at GRCS headquarters in Kanifing. 

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Analysis What will the New FOCAC meeting bring to us?
Dec 7, 2021, 12:14 PM

From 29th to 30th November, the Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) was successfully held in Dakar.

CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE ON THE ELECTION VICTORY OF MADAM XIOMARA CASTRO ZELEYA IN HONDURAS
Dec 3, 2021, 12:56 PM

The Hugo Chavez International Foundation for Peace, Friendship and Solidarity (HCIF-PFS) cordially congratulates Her Excellency Madam Xiomara Castro Zeleya upon her election to the highest office within the gift of the Honduran people.

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JTM Construction, Maadu Leigh Foundation donate computer and IT materials to GTTI
Dec 2, 2021, 1:46 PM

JTM Construction, a construction company based in the United States, through Gambian charity organization called Maadu Leigh Village Foundation has donated computer and other Information Communication Technology (ICT) items worth D300, 000 to the Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI).

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Amputee needs support
Dec 2, 2021, 1:41 PM

Muhammed Nasiru who was affected by an electrical shock and had both his two hands and legs amputated is seeking support.

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Remis Koln Foundation donates food items to Darsilameh
Dec 2, 2021, 1:39 PM

Remis Koln Foundation based in Germany on Monday donated food items to Darsilameh village in the West Coast Region.

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GDC, UDP supporters in Sami defect to NPP
Dec 2, 2021, 1:37 PM

Supporters of The Gambia Democratic Party (GDC) and United Democratic Party (UDP) in Sami Karantaba, Karantaba Wolof, Karantaba Torro, Karantaba Tenda, SinchuBaya, Hallubeh, Bayaba, Tabayel and other communities in Central River Region (CRR) North recently switched allegiance to the National People’s Party (NPP).

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Pirang, Berending launch over D100K Street Naming Project
Dec 1, 2021, 12:54 PM

Kombo East communities of Pirang and Berending last Sunday launched a street naming project that was initiated and funded by the community’s Diasporans in partnership with the Village Development Committee (VDC).

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Cpl. Bah finally left for overseas treatment
Dec 1, 2021, 12:52 PM

Following prolong overseas treatment transaction, Corporal Samba Bah of The Gambia Armed Forces has now been taken to India for overseas treatment.

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Nigerian Community lays D3M Foundation Stone for SS at NIS
Dec 1, 2021, 12:46 PM

The Nigerian Community in The Gambia last Saturday laid a foundation stone for a D3 million project to upgrade the Senior Secondary at the Nigerian International School (NIS).

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Mega Bank boosts GPF Fraud Investigation Dept.
Nov 30, 2021, 1:19 PM

In their bid to complement the efforts of The Gambia Police Force (GPF), Mega Bank Gambia Limited recently repaired and presented the operational vehicle of the Fraud Investigation Department of the GPF at a ceremony held at the Police Headquarters in Banjul.

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NAVSTI Trains 20 TVET Managers
Nov 30, 2021, 1:15 PM

At least 20 heads of Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) last Saturday concluded a five-day training on leadership, finance and administrative management.

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Health Ministry Holds Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance
Nov 30, 2021, 1:13 PM

As part of activities commemorating World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, the Ministry of Health in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) last Wednesday held a day’s awareness symposium on antimicrobial resistance at Senegambia Beach hotel.

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UNDEF rep Monitors Project on Strengthening Human Rights, Governance
Nov 30, 2021, 1:10 PM

The Programme Officer of United Nations Democracy Funds (UNDEF) Katie Travers recently visited implementing partners on the project ‘Strengthening Human Rights and Good Governance in The Gambia’.

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Gambia Red Cross concludes CVA, RedRose training 
Nov 29, 2021, 1:41 PM

The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) on Friday concluded a week-long training on Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) and the use of the  RedRose Platform during Cash Transfers in Emergency Situations.

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