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Barrow extends condolences on the demise of the head of the Tijania  Sect in Senegal

Jun 29, 2020, 12:47 PM

State House, Banjul, 26 June 2020:  The untimely demise of Serigne Pape Malick Sy, Spokesperson of Serigne Babacar Sy, the Khalipha of the Tijania Sect, has sent shockwaves to the Tijania fraternity and beyond. 

On behalf of the government and people of The Gambia, H.E, President Adama Barrow, dispatched a letter to his brother and counterpart, President Macky Sall, conveying his sincere condolences.  

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Fafa Ceesay
Businessman gives 260 bags of rice to CRR communities
Apr 14, 2020, 3:06 PM

Fafa Ceesay, a Gambian businessman in Old Yundum has donated 260 bags of 25kg of rice to the three districts in Naimina in the Central River Region.

Turo Darboe
VDF distributes bags of sugar to governors, security 
May 5, 2020, 1:59 PM

The Vision Development Foundation VDF through its chief executive officer, Modou Turo Darboe over the weekend distributed bags of sugar to regional governors and security agents in the country.

BReST beneficiaries receive cash transfer in response to Covid-19
Jun 30, 2020, 12:33 PM

Based on the remarkable results enumerated during the implementation of the Building Resilience through Social Transfers for nutrition Security in The Gambia (BReST) project as shown by the end line evaluation report and in the wake of the Covid1-19 pandemic, the European Union in partnership with UNICEF have allocated 200,000 Euros to provide two cash transfers to the beneficiaries that were enrolled into the main BReST project.

TV Boosted
MOBSE Education TV boosted with over D1.4m digital equipment
Jun 22, 2020, 1:18 PM

The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MOBSE), last Friday received digital equipment worth over 1.4 million dalasis aimed at ensuring effective and quality service delivery. The equipment was provided by Islamic World Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ICESC) through NATCOM and UNESCO.

Pipeline Mosque
Pipeline mosque donates food items to Gambia Prison Services
May 8, 2020, 12:10 PM

The Pipeline Mosque Foundation recently donated essential goods to The Gambia Prison Services in Banjul.

AGA
AGA Global extends Ramadan benevolence to 5 families
Apr 27, 2020, 12:16 PM

As Muslims commenced fasting in this year’s Holy month of Ramadan, AGA Global Ambassadors UK/Gambia, over the weekend supported five Gambian families with one hundred and fifty pounds sterling.

British High Commission
UK leads global fight to prevent second wave of coronavirus
Apr 15, 2020, 3:39 PM

PRESS RELEASE

UK aid will protect the British public and help prevent a second wave of coronavirus coming to the UK by slowing its spread in the most vulnerable countries, International Development Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan announced today.

Kanufaro
Kanuforo Entertainment appoints new manager
Apr 20, 2020, 1:21 PM

Lamin A. Barry has been appointed as the new manager of Kanuforo Entertainment Music System, following the signing of a two-year contract with the company.