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One Pac
Rapper One Pac clarifies Jesus-like image, after huge outcry
Jan 7, 2021, 1:32 PM

Gambian rapper One Pac has clarified that his Jesus-like image was not meant to mock the Christian faith, but rather the sinner who was crucifed next to him.

Trade Ministry expresses commitment to AfCFTA
Jan 6, 2021, 12:42 PM

The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment has assured the public particularly the business community that the African Union Commission and its Member States are committed to the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) effective 1st January, 202I.

SGSA
SGSA sensitizes female students, parents on school retention, others
Jan 6, 2021, 12:40 PM

Sare Gubu Students’ Association (SGSA), a students’ based association in Sare Gubu Basiru village in the Sandu District, Upper River Region recently sensitised female students and their parents on school retention and importance of education.

Foundation
Foundation presents 18 cartons of multi-vitamins to Banjulinding H/C
Jan 5, 2021, 2:38 PM

Foundation for Rural Education, Wildlife and Environment, a charity organisation that has been operating in The Gambia since 2004, last Thursday donated 18 cartons of 1,800 bottles of vitamin A  and multi vitamins to Banjulinding Health Centre in Kombo North.

Ya Kumba nest
Ya Kumba’s Nest donates to first babies of 2021
Jan 5, 2021, 2:32 PM

In her quest to empower women and girls, Ya Kumba Sarr through her organisation dubbed- Ya Kumba’s Nest have donated to the first babies delivered in 2021.

MDI students
MDI students embark on field trip to Basse bridge
Jan 5, 2021, 2:26 PM

Post-graduate Diploma students of the Management Development Institute (MDI) alongside their tutors from University of The Gambia and MDI recently embarked on a field trip to the much-talked about Basse Bridge currently under construction in Upper River Region.

Nianija Youth Association
Nianija youth cultural festival held in Chamen
Jan 4, 2021, 12:27 PM

Nianija Youth Association recently held its cultural festival in Chamen Nianija. The festival brought together different tribes to showcase their culture and rejoice under one umbrella.

VDF presents cash
VDF presents cash, materials to GCC
Jan 4, 2021, 12:22 PM

Vision Development Foundation (VDF), an NGO established by Momodou Turo Darboe to complement government’s developmental efforts as well as play its quota in helping the poor and needy last Wednesday presented 300 bags of 10 kilo rice,100 crates of can drinks and a cheque of D50,000.00 to The Gambia Christian Council (GCC).

Ed Mass Jobe
GCCI prexy commends gov’t for addressing private sector constraints
Jan 4, 2021, 12:19 PM

The president of The Gambia Chamber of Commerce (GCCI), Edi Mass Jobe, has commended The Gambia government through the minister of Finance for the efforts taken to address the constraints of the private sector and the MSMEs in particular.

Abdoulie Nyockeh
NFTR hails private sector strong partnership
Jan 4, 2021, 12:16 PM

The Network of Financial and Tax Reporters (NFTR) Gambia Chapter has commended the private sector through The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) president for their immense support and contribution toward the successful implementation of NFTR information sharing forum.

3DGam
3DGam, Sports Ministry sign MoU
Dec 31, 2020, 2:05 PM

Decision Determines Destiny or simply 3D Gam, the national chapter of the 3D Global, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Youth and Sports at a signing ceremony held at the President’s International Award center in Bakau.

Ya Kumbas Nest
Ya Kumba’s Nest ready to promote women empowerment, fight GBV
Dec 31, 2020, 2:02 PM

In an effort to put an end to Gender-Based Violence in the country, thus promoting women empowerment, Ya Kumba’s Nest Foundation has joined gender organisations in their campaign against the menace and to empower women in all aspects.

Sulayman Junkung Sawaneh
Gambian philanthropist donates to 3 health centers
Dec 31, 2020, 1:56 PM

A Denmark-based Gambian patron, Sulayman Junkung Sawaneh recently donated three refrigerators and three flat-screen television sets to three health centers in the North Bank and Central River regions.

TVET holds its quarterly meeting
Dec 31, 2020, 1:51 PM

The Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) recently held its quarterly meeting designed to galvanise support for the monitoring and implementation of the TVET roadmap for women and youth.

IEC Memeber
Undermining democracy can turn the country towards conflict – IEC chairman
Dec 30, 2020, 2:12 PM

The chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has warned that undermining democracy can turn the country towards conflict and bad governance, saying elections are crucial decision about the future of democracy, peace and development. 

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