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UDP, PPP extend condolence to fallen State Guards soldiers
Aug 18, 2022, 12:49 PM

The United Democratic Party (UDP) and the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) have extended their condolence to the recently fallen State Guards soldiers, who died in a fatal accident that occurred at Ndemban village, Foni Berefet, West Coast Region.

GCV inaugurates bridge
GCV inaugurates bridge linking communities in Abuko Dingko Kono
Aug 18, 2022, 12:47 PM

In a bid to ease movement within Abuko and its environs, the Association of Global Climate Vision, a local charit, over the weekend inaugurated a new bridge linking various communities within Abuko Dingko Kono.

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NEA trains border securities, strengthens capacities on chemicals, illegal movement of chemicals & waste
Aug 18, 2022, 12:41 PM

The governor of Lower River Region (LRR) has disclosed that the Gambia government has shown full commitment to the protection of the environment as a vital component of sustainable development.

CRPD engages CSOs
CRPD engages CSOs on sustainable democracy 
Aug 18, 2022, 12:35 PM

Center for Research and Policy Development (CRPD) in partnership with Freedom House last Tuesday engaged 20 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on advocacy training at Tango conference hall, Kanifing.

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NCAC embarks on tree planting at UNESCO World Heritage site in Wassu
Aug 17, 2022, 11:08 PM

The National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) in collaboration with Wassu community and other stakeholders over the weekend embarked on a tree planting exercise at the Wassu Stones Circle site in Wassu, Niani District, Central River Region.

GRA deputy director HR to release two new books
Aug 17, 2022, 11:05 PM

Dr. Seedy Drammeh, deputy director of human resources at The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) is set to release two new books. The books will add to his 34 books published.

Food road map
MoA validates Roadmap Food Systems Pathway  
Aug 17, 2022, 11:03 PM

Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) on 11th August 2022 validated a cost roadmap for National Food System Pathway, and Sustainable Food Systems Transformation for The Gambia.

Nutrition
SBNGambia concludes re-convergence on nutrition commitment development
Aug 17, 2022, 10:59 PM

The SUN Business Network Gambia Chapter (SBNGambia) last Thursday concluded a three-day re-convergence on nutrition commitment and Terms of Reference (TOR) development as well as businesses' involvement in the first 1000 days of life.

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GTHI Agro Food Processing Center construction set to commence
Aug 16, 2022, 12:02 PM

The site handing over for the construction of an Agro Food Processing Center at The Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute (GTHI) was done on Wednesday to officially start work.

‘Women representation is adequately low in sectors’
Aug 16, 2022, 11:59 AM

Omar S.M. Gibba, permanent secretary at the Ministry of Fisheries and Water Resources has said that the contribution of women should be recognised in all sectors.

Natives of London Corner calls on Gov’t to construct proper water canal
Aug 16, 2022, 11:57 AM

Over the past years residents of London Corner faced difficulties in accessing a proper canal for the passage of water that sources from Abuko to Kotu during rainy seasons.

Bansang
First Lady’s Foundation presents medical items to Bansang Hospital
Aug 16, 2022, 11:55 AM

As part of efforts to complement Government efforts in the health delivery system, the First Lady’s Foundation through support from Zaragoza based foundation, Arambia in collaboration with Star GSM Company recently donated medical equipment to Bansang Hospital at a ceremony held at State House.

Sierra Leone remains in curfew
Aug 12, 2022, 1:09 PM

Sierra Leone continues to observe a nationwide curfew a day after the bloodiest civil demonstration in Freetown and other parts of the country took place in more than two decades. 

SBN Gambia
SBNGambia, businesses commit to invest in nutrition
Aug 12, 2022, 1:02 PM

The SUN Business Network Gambia Chapter (SBNGambia) on Tuesday commenced a three-day re-convergence on nutrition commitment and Terms of Reference (TOR) development as well as businesses' involvement in the first 1000 days of life.

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4 months old baby needs overseas treatment
Aug 12, 2022, 12:56 PM

Isatou Susso, a four months child is in urgent need of assistance to undergo overseas treatment to restore her health. She has a heart complication that is slowing her growth.

Brufut Fish house
Brufut Fish Smoking House inaugurated 
Aug 12, 2022, 12:53 PM

The Brufut Fish Smoking House funded by KFW under the Fund for Regional Stabilization and Development in fragile regions within the ECOWAS Member States (FRSD) and The German Development Agency (GIZ) under The Gambia Pilot Project was inaugurated on Wednesday at Brufut Fish Landing Site.

Caritas Gambia sensitizes NAMs on electoral non-violence
Aug 12, 2022, 12:51 PM

Caritas Gambia recently sensitised at least ten National Assembly Members to advocate for electoral non-violence. The forum was supported by European Union and organised by Caritas- Gambia. The various roles National Assembly Members could play in mitigating and minimising potential electoral violence during electoral cycles were identified during the forum.

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