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Hon Mbow elected chairman of West African Caucus
Jul 4, 2022, 11:13 AM

The head of The Gambian delegation to the Pan African Parliament (PAP), Honorable Alhagie Mbow, has been elected as chairman of the West African Caucus. His tenure of office runs until 2025.

Community leaders commence training on good governance
Jul 4, 2022, 11:11 AM

More than 20 community leaders drawn from Brikama Jambar Sanneh Community have commenced four days training on UN Habitat Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (UN- PSUP).

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Innoverx Global Health, Africell organise health and wellness bazaar
Jul 4, 2022, 11:10 AM

Innoverx Global Health, a health care provider institute in The Gambia in collaboration with Africell on Saturday concluded its first-ever two-day health and wellness bazaar.

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High Court trains its drivers in Safety Driving
Jul 4, 2022, 11:07 AM

The High Court of The Gambia on Saturday trained its drivers in safety driving and laws governing driving. The training was held at the high court premises.

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‘Youth, young parliamentarians are future of parliament’
Jul 1, 2022, 11:39 AM

Momodou A. Sise, Clerk of the National Assembly of The Gambia has echoed the mantra that the youth and young parliamentarians are the future of parliament as they are the bedrock of any progressive society which fits well in the contexts of The Gambia.

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Rotary Club of Brusubi swears-in new president, inducts new members 
Jul 1, 2022, 11:36 AM

Members of the Rotary Club of Brusubi on Tuesday marked the end of year(2021-22) Rotary year. Five Rotarians and two Rotractors representing diverse occupations were inducted. The event also witnessed the handing over and swearing-in of both Rotaract and Rotary Club Presidents responsibilities at Metzy Residence.

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World Bank funded Nafa Program: MDFTs say lessons from piloted districts will help minimise risk, errors
Jul 1, 2022, 11:32 AM

Kebba Jatta, Regional Social Welfare Officer for the Directorate of Social Welfare in Upper River Region has said that lessons learnt from the three piloted districts has given them an opportunity to minimise risk and errors during the Nafa Program enrolment of beneficiaries.

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Special Report: IRI & IFES closes-out GGRA 3-year project
Jun 30, 2022, 1:44 PM

Following a three years reform project named ‘Gambia Governance Reform Activity’ (GGRA), officials of the International Republican Institution (IRI) and International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) yesterday, Wednesday announced its official closing-out.

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Dul Hijjah crescent moon sighted; Eid Al-Adha to begin on July 9
Jun 30, 2022, 12:35 PM

RIYADH: Following the sighting of the crescent moon on Wednesday evening, it has been announced that the five-day Eid Al-Adha celebration will begin on July 9. This will be the 10th day of Dul Hijjah, the 12th month of the Islamic Hijri calendar.

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FAO, partners validate Mangroves Oyster Value Chain in Gambia
Jun 30, 2022, 12:27 PM

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and partners on Wednesday validated the vision development for the Mangrove Oyster Value Chain at the Kairaba Beach Hotel.

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Minister Gomez visits Crab Island TVET Centre
Jun 30, 2022, 12:16 PM

The Minister of Higher Education Research Science and Technology (MOHERST) Prof. Pierre Gomez and his delegation on Friday visited Crab Island Technical Vocational Educational Training (TVET) Centre. 

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NCCE regional dialogue underway
Jun 30, 2022, 12:13 PM

The regional dialogue among security forces, youth and other stakeholders organised by The National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) in collaboration with the National Youth Council (NYC), UNFPA and by extension UN Peace Building Fund (PBF), is currently underway in regions across the country.

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DCAF trains NAMs on Security Reforms
Jun 30, 2022, 12:11 PM

The Geneva Centre for Security Governance (DCAF) on Tuesday began a three-day training for members of the National Assembly Members on security sector reforms.

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NA Select Committee on GCSW briefs Gender minister
Jun 29, 2022, 1:18 PM

The National Assembly Select Committee on Gender, Children and Social Welfare ( GCSW) last Friday briefed the Minister of Gender and Children and its satellite institutions on the policy direction of the committee in relations to its operations and oversight roles.

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Network of Women in The Arts launched
Jun 29, 2022, 1:15 PM

The National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) in collaboration with Natcom/UNESCO The Gambia with support from the Migration and Sustainable Development in The Gambia Project (MSDG) last Thursday launched a Network of Women in the Arts at the National Museum, Banjul.

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MoTIE, UNIDO convene committee meeting to set roadmap
Jun 29, 2022, 1:12 PM

The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation UNIDO) last Tuesday convened an inaugural steering committee meeting of the Gambia Country Programme.

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Inferno consumes over half a million dalasis in Bakau shop
Jun 28, 2022, 1:09 PM

A blazing fire has ravaged a shop in Bakau Faro Kono belonging to one Ebrahim Bah, consuming a total of over D650,000 (Six hundred and fifty Thousand Dalasis) plus other monies there were given to shop owner for safe keeping.

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SRPEP presents D15M worth of surveillance equipment to GLMA, DLS
Jun 28, 2022, 12:44 PM

The Small Ruminant Production Enhancement Project (SRPEP) under the Ministry of Agriculture recently handed over surveillance equipment worth D15,140,000 to the Gambia Livestock Marketing Agency (GLMA) and Department of Livestock Service (DLS) at a ceremony held at Abuko Livestock Complex.

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