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UNWTO
63rd UNWTO Regional Commission for Africa meeting held
Jun 10, 2020, 1:06 PM

The 63rd virtual meeting of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Regional Commission for Africa was held on Monday, 8 June 2020.

EU support Gambian Youths
EU set to expand support to Gambian youth through YEP
Jun 10, 2020, 1:00 PM

The European Union (EU) said it’s expanding its support to young Gambians by enabling the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) to venture into new, well-needed activities, and extending its implementation period to November 2022.

Bottrop Project
Bottrop Project distributes face masks & covid-19 prevention messages to kindergartens
Jun 10, 2020, 12:56 PM

The Bottrop Project has recently distributed 200 face masks and COVID-19 prevention messages to Kindergartens and sensitises parents on the use of the face masks.

BAC presents
BAC presents D30, 000 to Pirang Women Garden to purchase solar inverter
Jun 9, 2020, 11:41 AM

Brikama Area Council has presented a cheque of D30, 000 to Pirang Women Garden for the purchase of a solar inverter.

Jibba and Barrow
Gunjur Councilor urges Barrow to fulfill election promises
Jun 9, 2020, 11:38 AM

Councilor of Gunjur Ward in Limbo South has written an open letter to President Adama Barrow, urging him to ensure that he fulfils his election promises.

Martina foundation
Martina’s Foundation to donate D1.2M worth of health, school items
Jun 9, 2020, 11:37 AM

Martina’s Foundation, a registered charity in The Gambia is set to embark on an ambitious project; helping needy institutions with the arrival of its 40-feet container loaded with medical and school items.

Kindergarten Erfurt dindingo
Kindergarten Erfurt dindingo-Gambia e.V. distributes rice to students
Jun 9, 2020, 11:33 AM

The management board of Kindergarten Erfurt dindingo-Gambia e.V., a nursery school in Mandinaba, Kombo East has recently distributed rice to its pupils and teachers.

Maerskline Gambia
Maersk Gambia supports BCC with 200 bags of rice
Jun 8, 2020, 12:03 PM

Maerskline Gambia last Friday donated 200 bags of 25kg rice to Banjul City Council (BCC) in its fight against coronavirus disease.

Miko Alazas
IOM concludes virtual media training on Migration Reporting
Jun 8, 2020, 11:56 AM

The International Organisation For Migration (IOM) on Friday concluded three days online training for 30 journalists from different media houses in the country aimed to enhance journalists’ skills and knowledge on migration reporting.

China Aid Road
China Aid Road and Bridges Project donate rice, sanitizers to URR communities
Jun 5, 2020, 12:45 PM

In a bid to ameliorate the living conditions of people in need, China Aid Road and Bridges Project team recently donated 30 bags of rice and 320 liters of hand sanitizers to local communities in the Upper River Region (URR).

Boris Johnson
UK Prime Minister: Humanity must unite in fight against disease
Jun 5, 2020, 12:41 PM

June 4th: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday opened the UK-hosted Global Vaccine Summit and urged nations to pledge funding for vaccinations to save millions of lives in the poorest countries and protect the world from future outbreaks of infectious diseases.

RYC launched borderline community
LRR Youth Committee launches campaign to fight against COVID-19
Jun 4, 2020, 11:55 AM

The Regional Youth Committee (RYC) of Lower River Region (LRR) Monday launched a one-month borderline community sensitisation campaign and distribution of 35 hand washing materials as part of their efforts to fight against COVID-19.

Bishop Odica
2020 Draft Constitution does not fully protect Christian rights
Jun 4, 2020, 11:49 AM

Press release 
The 2020 Draft Constitution presented by the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) for approval by the Executive and National Assembly of The Gambia in our considered opinion still falls short of protecting Christian religious rights.

Africtivistes
Adoption of the law intercepting certain communications sent electronically in Niger
Jun 4, 2020, 11:30 AM

AfricTivistes condemns and demands a second deliberation

 Press release
On Friday May 29, 2020, the National Assembly of Niger adopted the law on “the interception of certain communications sent by electronic means.” 

Nfamara Jawunneh
Beakanyang boss welcomes Gazette of 2020 Draft Constitution Says Covid-19 should not undermine democratic process
Jun 3, 2020, 2:28 PM

Executive director of Beakanyang; a non-governmental organisation in the country has welcomed Justice Ministry’s decision to gazette the bill to promulgate the constitution of the Republic of The Gambia.

Rural Child RC
Young People Without Borders donates office materials to The Rural Child
Jun 3, 2020, 2:26 PM

The Rural Child-RC; a registered child protection, empowerment and development charitable organisation based in Mandinaba, Monday received a donation of office materials from its partner youth group; Young People Without Borders (YPWB) based in Siffoe.

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