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NCCE exposes women to leadership role in politics
Nov 30, 2023, 11:46 AM

The National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) recently concluded a series of training sessions aimed at promoting and empowering women's leadership and political participation in The Gambia.

Fly Strike
GHDT capacitates students on treatment of Fly Strike on animals
Nov 30, 2023, 11:42 AM

The Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust, a charity registered in both the UK and The Gambia, recently convened a day’s capacity building targeting students at the University of The Gambia and The Gambia College on the best possible treatment methods and prevention of Fly Strike on animals.

NARI embarks
NARI embarks on participatory rice varietal selection
Nov 29, 2023, 12:07 PM

With funding from the Korea-Africa Food and Agriculture Cooperation Initiative (KAFACI), the National Research Institute (NARI) last Friday embarked on participatory varietal selection field visit to rice lines at Sapu in the Central River Region.

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NYP dissatisfied with 2024 budget allocation for Youth Ministry
Nov 29, 2023, 12:00 PM

The National Youth Parliament has expressed dissatisfaction with the 2024 estimated budget allocated to the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

Cuba strengthens
Cuba strengthens ties with its nationals residing abroad
Nov 29, 2023, 11:57 AM

Havana, Nov 20 (Agencies) Cuba promoted ties with its nationals residing abroad and advocated for their increasingly active participation in the socio-economic processes of the Caribbean Island.

UNIDO delivers
UNIDO delivers expertise to support TGSB’s Certification Body
Nov 29, 2023, 11:51 AM

Within the framework of West Africa Competitiveness Programme – The Gambia (WACOMP-GM), funded by the European Union, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has begun delivery of technical assistance aimed at accrediting the Certification Body (CB) of The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB).

World Aids Day
Gambia to commemorate World Aids Day on Dec 14
Nov 28, 2023, 1:56 PM

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the National Aids Secretariat and partners on Monday held a joint presser to update the public on the efforts and preparation towards World Aids Day celebration, which is set to place on December 14th 2023 in Brikama.

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Media Run, UNICEF marks International Children’s Day
Nov 28, 2023, 1:33 PM

Media Run Challenge in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Saturday organised a run as part of commemorations marking International Children’s Day.

AG Meeting
‘Access to financial services, promoting financial inclusion essential for inclusive growth’
Nov 28, 2023, 11:56 AM

The minister of Interior has stated that ensuring access to financial services and promoting financial inclusion is essential for inclusive growth.

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CPCU led journalists to GIRAV intervention sites countrywide
Nov 28, 2023, 11:53 AM

Officials from the Central Project Coordinating Unit (CPCU) at the Ministry of Agriculture on Thursday led journalists on a nationwide field visits to GIRAV intervention sites.

Jambanjelly school
BFoTG boosts Jambanjelly Nursery School
Nov 27, 2023, 11:55 AM

Belgian Friends of The Gambia (BFoTG), an organisation based in Belgium over the weekend commenced the distribution of educational and health materials to its sponsored students at Jambanjelly School, West Coast Region. The ceremony was held at the school ground.

Soil Solution first-ever Week of Soil underway
Nov 27, 2023, 11:50 AM

With funding from Citizen Diplomacy and Action Fund (CDAF), The Soil Solution Gambia, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Thursday launched the first ever soil awareness campaign dubbed “Week of Soil” in The Gambia.

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SASASNET concludes regional capacity building workshop
Nov 27, 2023, 11:47 AM

Hon. Ousman Sillah, SG SASASNET, presenting Acknowledgement Plaque to Mr. David Prah, the Deputy Director General of the Ghana TVET Service, on behalf of the Government of Ghana

Don Bosco
Don Bosco Catholic successor visits Gambia
Nov 27, 2023, 11:41 AM

The 10th successor of Don Bosco Catholic Missionary Congregation over the weekend visited The Gambia as part of his duty to familiarize with the people he is serving, following his recent ordination as a cardinal.

Almamo Dibba
Nema-su Enterprise CEO makes bewildering testimony before Local Government Commission
Nov 24, 2023, 11:28 AM

In a surprising turn of events, Almamo Dibba, chief executive officer (CEO) of Nema-su Enterprise, found himself in the spotlight as he testified before the Local Government Commission of Inquiry regarding his company's contract with Mansakonko Area Council for the supply of Covid-19 relief food items in 2020.

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Nema Belgium Foundation donates borehole to Touba Kolong
Nov 24, 2023, 11:27 AM

 Nema Belgium Foundation in partnership with Antwerp Municipality, Malle Ward and Zoersel Charitable Organisation over the weekend inaugurated a new borehole at Touba Kolong Health Centre in Upper Niumi District, North Bank Region.

TANGO training
TANGO train members on leadership, organisational management
Nov 24, 2023, 11:25 AM

The Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (TANGO) on Wednesday convened a day-long capacity building for about 30 of its staff members and other organisations on leadership and organisational management.

Ambassador Sey
Ambassador Sey reviews “Words on War” book
Nov 24, 2023, 11:23 AM

Ambassador Essa Bokarr Sey recently reviewed “Words on War” book written by Saffiatou Joof, a Gambian poet. The review of the book was held at the Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara International Conference Centre on 18th November 2023.

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