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Rotary Club of Banjul
Rotary Club of Banjul decorates new President
Jul 13, 2021, 2:44 PM

The Rotary Club of Banjul last Wednesday decorated Rotarian Isatou Bah as the new president of the Club for period 2021/2022.

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‘Clean, Safe environment contributes to improved health’
Jul 13, 2021, 2:31 PM

Programme officer for Monitoring and Evaluation at the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) has outlined that a clean and safe environment contributes to improved health, thereby reducing the risks of diseases and injuries.

Fulbeh Africa to hold int’l peace conference
Jul 12, 2021, 1:55 PM

Fulbeh Africa Association, a youth-led cultural charitable organisation has announced that its first intercultural peace conference since the establishment of the organisation will be held on Saturday 31st July 2021.

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GWCC targets 75 regional women on business development
Jul 12, 2021, 1:50 PM

Gambia Women's Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) has rolled out a-five-day sensitisation for regional women on business development.

WAIS holds 16th graduation and prize giving ceremony
Jul 12, 2021, 1:47 PM

In a colorful and spectacular ceremony, West African International School (WAIS)on 26th June 2021 held its 16th Graduation and Prize Giving Ceremony for the class of 2021 at the school’s ultra-modern campus in Bakau.

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Minister Badjie lays foundation stone of youth-friendly muti-purpose center in Brikama
Jul 12, 2021, 1:44 PM

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Bakary Y. Badjie last Wednesday presided over the the foundation stone laying of a new multi-purpose center for youths of Brikama, and West Coast Region. The center is initiated by Saama Kairo Federation in partnership with ChildFund The Gambia.

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Tamsir Jasseh announces bid to run for president in Dec. Polls
Jul 8, 2021, 2:55 PM

Tamsir Jasseh, a one-time former head of The Gambia Immigration Department (GID), who was jailed for complicity in the 2006 Ndure Cham plot coup d’etat, has announced his bid to run for president as an independent candidate in the December 4th election.

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Fantanka equips marginalised people on Comprehensive Sexuality Education
Jul 8, 2021, 2:46 PM

Fantanka, an organisation specialised in Sexual and Reproductive health matters in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has recently began a five-day Comprehensive Sexuality Education forum targeting persons living with disabilities, mentally imbalanced and people reeling with hard of hearings.

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Vicky’s Skills Centre holds graduation
Jul 8, 2021, 2:43 PM

Vickey’s Hairdressing and Skills Training Centre recently held its 11 graduation ceremony at a colourful ceremony held at Ebunjan Theatre in Kanifing.

NEA Memembers
Stakeholders validate Environmental, Social Management Framework for Roots Project
Jul 7, 2021, 2:06 PM

The National Environmental Agency (NEA) and the Ministry of Agriculture (NEA) in collaboration with partner institutions on Tuesday validated the Environmental and Social Management Framework for the Resilience of Organisation for Transformative Smallholder Agriculture Programme dubbed ROOTS at a ceremony held at a local hotel.

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NCCE calls for tolerance and peace building ahead of December Polls
Jul 7, 2021, 1:59 PM

A senior programme officer at the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) has reiterated the need for all to embrace tolerance, pluralism and peace building ahead of December Polls.

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Concerned citizen raises issues of Fishmeal plants in Gambia
Jul 7, 2021, 1:54 PM

The existence of fishmeal plants along the country’s coast has once again emerged in the spotlight with a concerned citizen adding his voice to the burning issue.

NJDRR launches Gambia Chapter
Jul 6, 2021, 1:32 PM

The Network of Journalists on Disaster Risk Reduction (NJDRR) Gambian Chapter was last Friday launched at a colourful ceremony held at the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) conference hall.

Actress Mariama Colley unveils her International Awards
Jul 6, 2021, 1:23 PM

Gambian actress Mariama Colley on Saturday unveiled two of her international awards she won at the international category at the Ebunjan Theatre, Kanifing.

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Gambia faces double burden of Malnutrition
Jul 6, 2021, 1:18 PM

Malang N. Fofana, a programme manager at the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) has disclosed that The Gambia is going to experience a double burden of malnutrition, whereby obesity and overweight co-exist alongside under-nutrition.

Karantaba cluster
Karantaba cluster holds annual teachers gathering
Jul 5, 2021, 1:33 PM

Semi Karnataka cluster recently held its annual teachers gathering at Sami Pocono basic cycle school with over 14 schools’ teachers attending. 

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Andandorr Ecosystem Clients Relationship Management launched
Jul 5, 2021, 1:23 PM

The Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA) in collaboration with International Trade Center (ITC) and other key stakeholders recently launched the Andandorr Ecosystem Customer Relationship Management (CRM) project.

Nigerians
Concern Nigerians in Gambia selects interim committee
Jul 5, 2021, 1:18 PM

In an effort to coordinate affairs of Nigerians residing in The Gambia, Concern Nigerians in The Gambia recently held an emergency meeting to select an interim committee at St Charles L’wanga hall in Fajikunda.

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