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Lawmakers train on anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism financing
Jan 15, 2021, 11:11 AM

A two-day training for Public Accounts/Public Enterprises Committees of the National Assembly on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating of Terrorism Financing (AML/CFT) on Thursday wrapped up at a hotel in Kololi.

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In observance of their birthdays: 3 UTG students donate to Prison Dept.
Jan 15, 2021, 11:08 AM

Three students of the University of The Gambia on Wednesday extended magnanimity to The Gambia Prison Services with the donation of detergents to help improve sanitation at the prisons.

Gam-Diaspora clean-up day: A multi-stakeholder partnership
Jan 15, 2021, 11:04 AM

CALLHELP-Gambia, a registered NGO in The Gambia in partnership with local and international-based volunteers is set to organise its first Gam-Diaspora clean-up day, which is slated for Saturday, 23rd January2021.

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Trust Bank Ltd, Atlas Energy Company receive certificates
Jan 14, 2021, 1:13 PM

The Entrepreneur Magazine, a business magazine committed to promoting corporate organisations and other institutions in The Gambia recently awarded certificates of appreciation to the Trust Bank Gambia Ltd. and the Atlas Energy Company in recognition of their outstanding patronage of its maiden edition 2020.

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NoGJWCA members on gender reporting
Jan 14, 2021, 1:04 PM

In an effort to equip journalists on gender reporting and other related issues, Women’s Bureau in collaboration with the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare, supported by UNICEF recently organised a three days training for members of Network of Gender Journalists for Women and Cultural Advancement (NoGJWCA) on how to report on FGM/ C, and Child Marriage through media campaign.

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza reported in Senegal    Reports
Jan 14, 2021, 12:56 PM

The Ministry of Agriculture through the Department of Livestock Services (DLS) and the Ministry of Health through its Epidemiology & Disease Control Unit (EDC) joined by the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) and Department of Parks and wildlife Management (DPWM) under the Ministry of Environment wish to inform the general public of a reported outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) of the type H5N1 in the Republic of Senegal.

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Jileng Kunda Project presents medical items to Essau Health Centre
Jan 14, 2021, 12:11 PM

Jileng Kunda Project, a non-profit organization founded in 2019 by Suwaidou Sonko on Wednesday presented medical items to Essau Health Centre.

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GRCS holds covid-19 virtual concert
Jan 13, 2021, 11:53 AM

The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) on Monday 11 January 2021 held its first-ever virtual concert to thank frontline workers who continue to deliver excellent services to the people amid the global pandemic.

Momodou Jawara
Kaw Yerro ought to know better
Jan 13, 2021, 11:18 AM

The allegation Kaw Yerro made regarding Ebrima Jarra of King FM was misplaced. Kaw Yerro actually misconceived what false information means. 

Sheikh Essa Foday Darboe
Meet Sheikh Essa Foday Darboe:  GSIC new president
Jan 13, 2021, 11:15 AM

Sheikh Essa Darboe was last week elected president of The Gambia Supreme Islamic Council replacing its longtime leader, Alh. Muhammad Lamin Touray.

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GTHI graduates 350 students
Jan 12, 2021, 3:38 PM

At least three hundred and fifty students in different areas of academic disciplinelast Thursdaygraduated at The Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute (GTHI) after successfully completing their courses.

Dr Seedy Drammeh
Another one: GRA Deputy HR Director now authors 32nd book
Jan 12, 2021, 3:35 PM

Dr. Seedy Drammeh deputy director Human Resources and Admin at The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA), has authored another book titled-Guide to Better Work Relationship and Inspiring Quotes.

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ALFOB holds AGM
Jan 12, 2021, 2:31 PM

The Association of Licensed Forex Bureau (ALFOB) over the weekend held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at a ceremony held in a local hotel in Kotu.

Janjang Fire
Fire outbreak at Janjang Road consumes house, items and cash
Jan 11, 2021, 12:15 PM

The fire incident occurred at midday of Tuesday, 5 January, 2021 at Janjang Road, Bambo in Serrekunda, ravaged and consumed a bungalow belonging to Alhaji Safi Debbasey among the chains of building in the area.

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Bundung’s “Lighten Freetown Street” project implemented in only three weeks
Jan 11, 2021, 11:16 AM

It took only three weeks to implement the “Lighten Freetown Street” project which installed 33 solar streets lights along a street in Bundung, all in one day.

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Rapper Pa Salieu wins BBC Sound of 2021: 'I am the voice of the voiceless'
Jan 11, 2021, 11:12 AM

Rapper Pa Salieu has won BBC Music's Sound of 2021 - identifying him as Britain's most exciting musical talent thanks to his adventurous, infectious tracks with hard-hitting lyrics about life and death on the "frontline" in Coventry.

Pipeline community raises concern over laying of stones at DLEAG office
Jan 8, 2021, 12:55 PM

Community of Morro Faal Street of Pipeline in the Kanifing Municipality has expressed utmost concern with the recent laying of stones and compacting of the ground on the road leading to the office of The Drug Law Enforcement Agency-The Gambia (DLEAG).

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