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FSQA lunches stakeholder consultative forum on National Food Safety Policy 
Jul 29, 2022, 11:45 AM

Food Safety and Quality Authority (FSQA) on Tuesday officially launched the stakeholder consultative forum on National Food Safety Policy at Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara Conference Center in Bijilo.

Faal warns against total dependence on imported food stuff
Jul 29, 2022, 11:22 AM

Samba Faal, Member of Gambia Democratic Congress and a native of Sabah Sanjal has warned the country against total dependence on imported foods for survival, saying imported foods cause a lot of diseases.

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Three Gambians bag Global Leadership Awards in Thailand 
Jul 29, 2022, 11:21 AM

Fatou Busso, Tamsir Sallah and Amie Lowe bagged Emerging Leadership Awards for their tremendous contribution to serving as inspirations to the young generation through their dedication and achieving excellence in their crafts.

'Corruption, official complicity in trafficking remains concern in Gambia'
Jul 28, 2022, 11:48 AM

The issue of corruption and official complicity in trafficking related crimes remain a key concern in The Gambia, according to the recently launched Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report by the US Department of State.

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‘Unemployment continues to be major youth challenge’
Jul 28, 2022, 11:43 AM

The speaker of the National Youth Parliament has spoken of the challenges confronting youth development in the country, acknowledging that high unemployment rate continues to be one of the biggest challenges youth face.

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NYC launches NAYCONF Organizing Committee
Jul 28, 2022, 11:39 AM

The National Youth Council (NYC) on Friday launched the National Organising Committee (NOC) ahead of the forthcoming National Youth Conference and Festival (NAYCONF).

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Griots are fast losing their value, respect in society … Says renowned Griot
Jul 27, 2022, 11:47 AM

For many years, Griots played an important role in local functions in communities. They have not only served as entertainers, but also custodians of oral history. The trade has survived centuries mainly narrating important historical events and family traditions in society.

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Gov't allocates D47M compensation to plot owners in Jambur GERMP project
Jul 27, 2022, 11:43 AM

The government of The Gambia has allocated a staggering D47M as compensation to plot owners affected in the Gambia Electricity Restoration and Modernisation Project (GERMP) in Jambur area.

‘Teachers are teaching because of love, passion they have for profession’
Jul 27, 2022, 11:37 AM

Dr. Haddy Njie, guest speaker and also a former student of Bundung Lower Basic School, has underscored that many teachers are teaching not because it is the only thing they can do in their lives, but because of the love and passion they have for the profession.”

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Gaye Njorro trains 30 on handicrafts in LRR
Jul 27, 2022, 11:35 AM

Gaye Njorro Skills Academy in partnership with Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Government of the Gambia (GOTG) and European Union (EU) recently trained 30 participants on handicrafts in Lower River Region (LRR).

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MOH holds Joint Annual Review
Jul 26, 2022, 12:59 PM

Directorate of Planning and Information at the Ministry of Health on Monday began a four-day Joint Annual Review meeting at the Sir Dawda Kairaba Hotel.

GCCI engages financial services on agric financing
Jul 26, 2022, 12:55 PM

The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) recently engaged stakeholders in the financial sector on agricultural financing at a recent high level breakfast meeting.

 ‘I am discriminated, stigmatized and bullied’
Jul 26, 2022, 12:53 PM

Strange ailments are common nowadays in the society. Many tend to blame the strange diets people consumed nowadays.

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Young Author Alasan Njie launches "Guidance"
Jul 25, 2022, 12:00 PM

A young and passionate Gambian author, Alassan Njie recently launched his first book titled "Guidance" at Regional Educational Directorate 2 in Brikama.

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Gambia Red Cross holds Lesson Learnt session
Jul 25, 2022, 11:59 AM

The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) on Thursday held a Lesson Learnt Session following the successful conclusion of its Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) operation in Foni. The session was held at Sindola in Kanilai.

GCCI engages Financial Service providers on Agricultural financing
Jul 25, 2022, 11:55 AM

The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) on Wednesday engaged Financial Services Providers and other stakeholders within the value chain for a high level breakfast meeting on the Resilience of Organisations for Transformative Smallholder Agriculture (ROOTS) Project financing for producers and Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

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MAJaC graduates 1st batch of Film, Photography class
Jul 25, 2022, 11:54 AM

The Media Academy for Journalism and Communication (MAJaC) in collaboration with the International Trade Center (ITC) through the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) on Friday graduated 20 students as the first batch of Film and Photography Class of 2022 at the National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority (NAQAA) office in Kanifing.

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ECOWAS’s Cultural Property meeting underway in Benin 
Jul 22, 2022, 12:18 PM

The second meeting of the ECOWAS’s Regional Committee to monitor the implementation of the 2019-2023 ECOWAS Action Plan on the return of cultural property to their countries of origin is currently underway in Cotonou, Benin.

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