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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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PS Camara calls for attitudinal change towards energy consumption
Jul 22, 2022, 12:16 PM

Lamin Camara, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has called for attitudinal change in manner in which energy is consumed in homes and work places.

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African Children School holds 11th graduation ceremony
Jul 22, 2022, 12:13 PM

In their vision to provide an excellent learning centre where all pupils achieve their maximum potential in academic, social, spiritual and physical endeavors, African Children School in Brusubi on Saturday held its 11th graduation speech and prize giving ceremony.

IMVF sensitises rural business holders on marketing, pricing strategies
Jul 22, 2022, 12:10 PM

Out of one hundred and thirty-nine grantees, over one hundred and twenty active members have been trained on marketing and pricing strategies in the business sector.

WANEP engages Political Parties on Alternative Dispute Resolution
Jul 21, 2022, 1:30 PM

The West Africa Network for Peace (WANEP) with support from GIZ on Tuesday engaged political parties on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

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Adonai Art Foundation presents cash prize to winners of Artists-In-Schools competition
Jul 21, 2022, 1:28 PM

The management of the Adonai Art Foundation on Monday presented cash prizes to winners of this year’s Artists-In-Schools Art competition.

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2 people arrested over death of 2-year-old boy
Jul 20, 2022, 12:38 PM

The Gambia Police Force has announced the arrest of two individuals in the persons of Cherno Mbye and Kibily Dambelly in connection with the death of a 2-year-old boy who's currently the subject of a rape case involving Bubacarr Keita.

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Royal Insurance Gambia head office commissioned
Jul 20, 2022, 12:30 PM

The Royal Insurance Gambia Limited last Monday unveiled its head office at a colorful ceremony held at Kotu Institutional Highway.

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Tropics Magazine honours Mansa Banko Online publisher for the second time
Jul 20, 2022, 12:28 PM

The Tropics Magazine has again honoured Mamadou Edrisa Njie, Publisher and Managing Editor of Mansa Banko Online alongside other top influential personalities for the second time.

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Ya Kumba’s Nest gives boats, gloves to Lamin Women Oysters Association
Jul 20, 2022, 12:25 PM

In a drive to promote women empowerment and fight against Gender-Based Violence in the country, Ya Kumba’s Nest Foundation recently presented two boats and gloves to members of Lamin Women Oysters Association operating at Lamin Bereto and Siaka Tenda in Lamin.

Cultural managers end interpretation forum for Site Managers
Jul 20, 2022, 12:19 PM

Cultural managers drawn from Georgetown, Fort Bullen in Barra and Stone Circle sites recently completed a three-day heritage management organisation workshop on Heritage Interpretation for Site Managers.

Special Report: TK Motors’ Media strategy makes its products, services more visible
Jul 19, 2022, 11:30 AM

The effective use of the social media in today’s world is critical to the visibility and potential growth of institutions, especially in today's competitive business world.

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‘Supreme Audit Institutions have a role in holding gov’t to account’
Jul 19, 2022, 11:20 AM

The Auditor General at the National Audit Office (NAO) says Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) have a critical role in holding government to account and enabling legislative oversight.

IIHT graduates 400 students
Jul 19, 2022, 11:18 AM

At least four 400 students recently graduated at Indian Institute of Hardware Technology (IIHT)  at a ceremony held at Paradise Suites Hotel.

IMVF holds career guidance, counselling for migrant returnees
Jul 19, 2022, 11:17 AM

A five-day career guidance and counselling session for migrant returnees organised by IMVF in partnership with Nova Scotia Gambia Association recently came to end in Soma, Lower River Region.

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