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Kebba Jallow
TO ALL MUSLIMS IN THE GAMBIA AND AROUND THE WORLD
Apr 16, 2021, 2:24 PM

As the auspicious month of Ramadan starts, may the Crescent month brighten your path with fulfillment and peace through the grace of Allah.

AFET-GEF project reaches 1st quarter implementation in LRR
Apr 16, 2021, 2:05 PM

The implementation of the AFET –GEF funded project (USD25, 000) reached its first quarter implementation in Lower River Region. Targeted beneficiaries are Jasobo, Kolior Nyamala and Massembeh communities in Kiang East.

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Anne Marie Javouhey retains TAKE-M spelling bee title
Apr 16, 2021, 2:04 PM

Anne Marie Javouhey Academy Lower Basic School on Saturday retained their title after they were crowned champions of the 7th edition of the TAKE-M Transformation Organisation national spelling bee championship.

Red Cross inaugurates Tankong Kunda
Red Cross inaugurates Tankong Kunda borehole 
Apr 16, 2021, 2:01 PM

The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) recently inaugurated its water borehole project in Tankong Kunda village, Sami District, Central River Region.

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LBS students visit Governor Sanneh, Petroleum House
Apr 16, 2021, 1:59 PM

Qualified lower basic school pupil spellers from across the country for the seventh edition of the TAKE-M National Spelling Bee recently visited the Governor of West Coast Region (WCR) and the management of Gambia National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) at Petroleum House in Brusubi.

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Nafa Quick: Providing Emergency Cash Transfers to Households in the Poorest 30 Districts in The Gambia during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Apr 15, 2021, 1:34 PM

As part of the Government’s response to the negative economic effects resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Nutrition Agency quickly put in place basic delivery systems and provided support to over 78,000 households in 30 of the poorest districts in the country.

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BCC, Texas-based Council to strengthen ties
Apr 15, 2021, 12:25 PM

In bid to strengthen ties based on mutual trust and understanding, Banjul City Council (BCC) and Saginaw City in Texas, United States of America have vowed to deepen their ties, as both councils have shown commitment to joining efforts for the greater good of their people.

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HGCF supports Njongon Community Clinic with medical items
Apr 15, 2021, 12:21 PM

Helping Gambian Children Foundation (HGCF), a Holland-based charity recently presented medial items to Njongon Community Clinic in the Lower Nuimi District, North Bank Region.

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‘Capacity building for entrepreneurs essential to business development’
Apr 15, 2021, 12:16 PM

Program manager at the National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) has said that capacity building for entrepreneurs is an essential ingredient to ensuring business development.

Beakanyang on peace justice
Beakanyang engages Tumana on peace, justice
Apr 15, 2021, 12:02 PM

A daylong peace, justice and reconciliation Bantaba was recently held at Kundam Mafatty in Tumana District of Upper River Region.

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TANGO develops Strategic Plan for 2021-2026
Apr 14, 2021, 1:50 PM

The Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (TANGO) recently convened a forum to display its five-year strategic plan that identifies the needs, standards and approaches for the plan.

Muhammad Drammeh
Diaspora Gambian youth to launch project targeting ex-migrants, others
Apr 14, 2021, 1:31 PM

Muhammadou Drammeh, a young Canadian of Gambian descent plans to launch a project to train and empower Gambians deported from Europe and North America.  This, he believes would enable them to become productive and self-reliant.

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Rainbow Gene Christian Charity inaugurated
Apr 14, 2021, 1:22 PM

Rainbow Gene, a newly formed charity organisation was recently inaugurated to assist children and improve their living conditions.

Karantaba Police Post
Karantaba Police Post in appalling state
Apr 14, 2021, 1:17 PM

Karantaba Police Post in Sami District of the Central River Region North (CRR/N) is currently in an appalling state, as the facility lacked necessary resources that ensure effective service delivery, The Point has been reliably informed.

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From Skills Training to Entrepreneurship: Tekki Fii Graduates Embark on Their Business Ventures
Apr 13, 2021, 1:42 PM

Recent times have seen the growth of skills development in The Gambia. The EU-Funded Tekki Fii programme is at the heart of this new trend.

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Karpowership donates bags of rice, sugar to 150 needy families
Apr 13, 2021, 11:05 AM

As Muslims in the country and around the world prepare to observe the Holy Month of Ramadan today, Karpowership has yet again manifested its culture of sharing and caring with the donation of bags of rice, sugar and dates to 150 families. 

JHR trains Journalists
JHR trains 40 Journalists on Human Rights, Covid-19 reporting
Apr 13, 2021, 11:02 AM

At least 40 journalists drawn from both the print and electronic media were recently trained on human rights and Covid-19 reporting at the YMCA hall.

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NSSS conducts panel discussion on curriculum reforms
Apr 13, 2021, 10:58 AM

In a bid to improve the quality of teaching and learning in the country, Nusrat Senior Secondary School on Friday held a panel discussion on curriculum reform and its related matters at the school grounds in Bundungka Kunda.

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