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Isatou Auber Faal gets top appointment at OACP Secretariat
May 22, 2020, 12:51 PM

Quadrangle, Banjul, 21 May 2020 - In the capacity of the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Honourable Mambury Njie as the current President of the Council of Ministers of the Organization of African, Caribbean, and the Pacific States, the Ministry wishes to inform the general public of the appointment of Mrs. Isatou Auber Faal as the Assistant Secretary-General, in charge of Finance, Administration, and Human Resources of the intergovernmental organisation.

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GTBoard, NCAC Ink MOU for Tourism and Culture Promotion
May 22, 2020, 12:50 PM

A framework agreement for the development and implementation of a four star hotel in The Gambia was on Wednesday signed between The Gambia Tourism Board and the National Center For Arts and Culture (NCAC). The agreement paves the way for GTBoard to build a four star hotel in Barra, North Bank Region.

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AGA Global support Gambian families with Eid food
May 22, 2020, 12:46 PM

AGA Global Ambassadors UK and Gambia will present bags of rice, cooking oil and onion to Gambian families today, in observance of the Muslim feast of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan.

ActionAid International The Gambia Eradicating Poverty Through Women’s Empowerment
May 22, 2020, 12:45 PM

It could be recalled that sometime in 2017 the European Commission (EC) through its European Development Fund issued a grant on Inclusive and Sustainable Growth to ActionAid International – The Gambia for the implementation of a project on Strengthening Women’s Economic Initiatives in southern Central River Region (CRR).

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EU donates equipment towards Gambia’s fight against Covid-19
May 21, 2020, 1:02 PM

The European Union on Wednesday handed over 10,000 face masks, 500 protective suits and 100 face shields to the Ministry of Health.

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Gamjobs launches SMS job alert service in response to Covid-19 pandemic 
May 21, 2020, 12:59 PM

Gamjobs in collaboration with UNDP-The Gambia Accelerator Lab has introduced an SMS service targeting job seekers and employers, geared toward increasing public access to job information.

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NGBV donates medical items worth over half a million to 9 hospitals
May 21, 2020, 12:57 PM

Network against Gender Based Violence (NGBV) Wednesday donated medical items worth over half a million dalasis to 9 one-stop centers in 9 hospitals across the country.

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Southampton Online University donates to GAF widows, others
May 21, 2020, 12:55 PM

Professor Atif Amin Hussein of Southampton Online University, The Gambia chapter and his family, yesterday handed over 50 packs of food items including rice, cooking oil and onion to widows of fallen personnel of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) and two drones for the communications unit.

Rawdatil Majaalis gives 94 bag of sugar to four regions
May 20, 2020, 1:43 PM

As the holy month of Ramadan gets closer to end in the midst of covid-19, the Majmou’atu Rawdatil Majaalis in collaboration with Sheriff Muhammed Sanusi Nano Hydara of Supreme Islamic Council recently donated 94 bags of sugar to three regions and municipality.

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Qatari Philanthropists donate food items, cash to Pakalinding
May 20, 2020, 1:38 PM

Qatari philanthropists last week donated food items and cash to the community of Jarra Pakalinding in the Lower River Region (LRR) as part of their support to families during the state of public health emergency in The Gambia due to coronavirus pandemic.

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Nyambai Ward councilor donates food aid to 200 households
May 20, 2020, 1:35 PM

With support from DIRECT AID charitable organisation, The Councilor of Brikama Nyambai Ward last Wednesday distributed food items to 200 household within the ward, at a ceremony held at Brikama Football Field.

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Dutch couple extend largesse to needy Gambian communities
May 20, 2020, 1:31 PM

Aad and Anna Twight-Leeuw, a Dutch couple from Holland based in Bijilo have recently donated some food items to the vulnerable people in Bijilo and Manduar to help ease burden of food shortage during this period of covid-19 pandemic.

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NAM Saho calls for non-political interference in distribution of COVID-19 food aid
May 19, 2020, 1:46 PM

National Assembly Member for Central Badibou has outlined the need for non-political interference in the distribution of Covid-19 food in the country, calling on President Barrow supporters not to abuse the distribution of the food aid package.

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Dimbaya, Darsilameh alkalolu appeal for deployment of PIU Officers at border
May 19, 2020, 1:43 PM

Alkalolu of Dimbaya and Darsilameh in Kombo Central have called on government to act immediately and deploy personnel of the Police Intervention Unit (PIU) at the borders to curb the increase in the number of illegal entry into the country through the porous borders.

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Gambian artists speak on Impact of covid-19
May 19, 2020, 1:40 PM

In early March 2020, The Gambia Government declared a state of public health emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has hit country just as it has on the rest of the World.

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NCCE ends first phase of Draft Constitution Popularization
May 19, 2020, 1:36 PM

National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) program manager, Yusupha Bojang said following the release of the final draft of the Constitution to the President and public by the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), it is necessary to maintain the momentum built during the processes leading to the final draft.

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APP donates sugar, sanitary materials to 13 villages in provincial Gambia
May 18, 2020, 1:52 PM

All Peoples’ Party’s (APP) COVID -19 Taskforce has recently donated sugar and sanitary materials to 13 villages in the Jokadu and Saloum Districts in North Bank Region and Niamina District in Central River Region.

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Niani NAM embarks on local hand pumps maintenance in his constituency
May 18, 2020, 1:50 PM

National Assembly Member for Niani, Alhagie S.B. Sillah has embarked on a rehabilitation initiative of local hand pumps in his constituency.   

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