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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.

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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. 

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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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Flag Up Gambia celebrates Oussou Njie Senior
Apr 13, 2021, 10:54 AM

In celebrating Gambians who made remarkable inroads in different sectors, Team Flag-Up Gambia recently embarked on an award and walk challenge in recognition of the efforts of Gambian music legend, Oussou Njie Senior.

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Col. Njie to soldiers: Don’t be drawn into political bickering
Apr 12, 2021, 11:15 AM

Col. Sait Njie, the commander of State Guard Battalion has urged personnel of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) not to be drawn into political bickering that has occupied the daily activities of the civilian lives.

Police arrest more suspected criminals including prison escapees
Apr 12, 2021, 11:09 AM

The police’s Operation Zero Crime made several arrests in the days two and three operations within the Banjul, Kanifing, West Coast Regions.

GYCC engage stakeholders on policy challenges, solutions for start ups
Apr 9, 2021, 2:50 PM

The Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce (GYCC) on Wednesday organized a high-level stakeholders engagement on policy challenges and solutions for start up businesses in The Gambia.

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Busura Nema inaugurates new borehole project
Apr 9, 2021, 2:46 PM

Busura Nema in the West Coast Region recently inaugurated a new borehole project at a colourful ceremony held at the village in Kombo Central.

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GID inaugurates Gunjur, Kartong posts
Apr 9, 2021, 2:44 PM

As part of its efforts to tighten border security throughout the country and reduce crime rates within communities, The Gambia Immigration Department (GID), with support from philanthropists and government on Wednesday inaugurated two new posts in Gunjur and Kartong.

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Daru Thaqwa executive trained on safeguarding
Apr 9, 2021, 2:41 PM

Running its first ever established Islamic School in the Gambia called Daru Thaqwa for the community of New Yundum, Orphan Care Foundation (OCF), a UK based charitable organisation on Wednesday 7th April, 2021 held a virtual training of members of the school executive on safeguarding.

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Art Bantaba Competition’s winners awarded
Apr 8, 2021, 1:22 PM

Winners of the Art Bantaba 2020 competition organized by the National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) in partnership with Daughter of Africa Foundation (DOAF) were on Thursday awarded certificates.

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NFTR President calls on ADB for more support
Apr 8, 2021, 1:15 PM

President of the Network of Financial and Tax Reporters (NFTR - Gambia chapter) has called for more support from the African Development Bank (ADB) to enable the network implement more awareness activities for its members.

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O Boy, Gambian Child launches ‘Jutunaya’ album on Friday
Apr 8, 2021, 1:10 PM

Gambia’s promising stars, O Boy and Gambian Child are set to launch their much-anticipated album this Friday at Q City.

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NCCE on voter sensitization ahead of General Voter Registration
Apr 7, 2021, 1:25 PM

The National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) has begun a mass civic and voter education outreach targeting 40 major communities in Upper River and Central River Regions respectively.

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