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CRC
CRC secretariat shuts for 8 working days
Aug 6, 2020, 10:31 AM

Following a Senior Management Committee meeting held at the Secretariat 4th day of August 2020, followed by consultations with the chairperson of the Commission in relation to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country, the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) has decided to allow staff to work from home from Wednesday, 5th August, 2020 to Friday, 14 August 2020 (8 working days).

Gambia launches 1st Africa Biennial report on DRR
Aug 6, 2020, 10:28 AM

The Gambia launched the first Africa Biennial Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) through a virtual meeting attended by High-level Officials from the African Union Commission, EU Ambassador in AUC, UN Representative of the Secretary General on Disaster Risk Reduction, Development partners and other civil society organisations in the continent.

Ghanaian Troops
Ghanaian troops donate to Mbullum Ahmadiya Muslim schools to mark national day
Aug 6, 2020, 10:15 AM

Ghanaian troops serving with the ECOWAS Mission in The Gambia (ECOMIG) and based in Barra in the North Bank Region have observed their national day of 4th August also called Founders’ Day, with a donation of educational materials to the Mbullum Ahmadiyya Muslim Upper Basic and Secondary Schools in the Lower Nuimi District.

CESAD
The EU funded CESAD Project  “Circular Economy in Sustainable Agricultural Development” increases its visibility in the Provinces
Aug 6, 2020, 10:10 AM

The European Union co-funded project “Circular Economy in Sustainable Agricultural Development” has installed signboards across over a dozen project implementation sites in North Bank Region.

Ousman A. Marong
JIFORM names Marong as Summit Committee Chair for Gambia
Aug 5, 2020, 12:30 PM

Journalists’ International Forum for Migration (JIFORM) has appointed Ousman A. Marong, a journalist with Mamos Media as its summit committee chair for The Gambia.

MCA
MCA vows to deal with entities that don’t have permission to do Covid-19 tests if…….
Aug 5, 2020, 12:25 PM

Medicines Control Agency has warned people and institutions that it is illegal for any person or entity to be engaged in unauthorized import, distribution, storage, sale and use of COVID -19 test kits or diagnostics in The Gambia.

livelihood support
Livelihood Support as Shipwreck Survivors Contribute to COVID-19 Response in Gambia
Aug 4, 2020, 4:37 PM

BANJUL--Seven months after a fatal shipwreck off Mauritania claimed the lives of at least 62 Gambians, survivors and their families continue their fight to recover, now against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

stranded migrant
Stranded Migrants in The Gambia Receive Emergency Food Assistance
Aug 4, 2020, 4:35 PM

Banjul – “I came to The Gambia to sell bitter kola. I am a businesswoman; this is what I do,” explained Adaoby Thomas from Nigeria. Each year, The Gambia traditionally welcomes thousands of cross-border traders from West Africa.

Europe Aid Foundation
Europe Aid Foundation conducts 150 Free Cataract Surgery
Aug 3, 2020, 2:46 PM

Europe Aid Foundation, a relief foundation based in Holland in collaboration with   local implementing  partners like Cemiyetul  Hayir Relief organization (CHRO) The Gambia and the National Eye Health Program of The Ministry of Health recently concluded free cataract surgery at Brikama District hospital, Bansang General hospital and Soma Regional hospital respectively.

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