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Banjul Mayoress
Banjul Mayoress initiates 100,000 facemasks for Gambians
Sep 7, 2020, 1:32 PM

The Lord Mayoress of Banjul last Wednesday presented 34,100 facemasks geared towards suppressing the spread of coronavirus. 

City Councillors
20 City Councilors trained on good governance 
Sep 7, 2020, 1:25 PM

Twenty Banjul City Councilors recently concluded a three-day training on good governance for better service delivery organised by City Link Ostend Banjul- partnership for sustainable city development. 

Nyimasatou Kinteh
Heart disease patient needs support for overseas treatment
Sep 7, 2020, 1:21 PM

A 23 year-old Gambian female who has been diagnosed with congenital heart disease since 2014 is seeking assistance to undergo overseas medical treatment.

Alagie B Janneh
Substance abusean obstacle to development, says IOGT Chairman
Sep 7, 2020, 1:18 PM

Alagie B Janneh, Chairman and Coordinator Alcohol Policy Alliance Gambia (IOGT) has described substance abuse as an obstacle to development.

Touma Njie
Taking That Bold Step: Touma Njie says she will go for the leadership of PPP
Sep 4, 2020, 3:20 PM

Overconfident Touma Njie has announced that she has made a decision to go for the leadership of her party, the People’s Progressive Party, which could see the Banjul South national assembly member depose Papa Njie.

Madiana Banyaka and Kunkujang Mariama
Madiana, Banyaka and Kunkujang Mariama urge gov’t to rehabilitate roads
Sep 4, 2020, 3:18 PM

The communities of Madiana, Banyaka and Kunkujang Mariama have appealed to government to help rehabilitate their deplorable main roads to ameliorate the hardships faced by the people in the area.

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The Sisters Show seeks to transform the Talk show & Podcast industries
Sep 4, 2020, 3:16 PM

The Sisters Show, a new talk show & podcast hosted by five sisters from The Gambia, who all have diverse views, different professions, and vibrant personalities, is set to transform and inject new features into the talk show industry.

LRR Women Gardeners
NoGJWCA, Star GSM officials visit NEMA, FASDEP project sites in LRR
Sep 3, 2020, 12:15 PM

As part of its nationwide tour to visit women farmers and gardeners, the Network of Gender Journalists for Women and Cultural Advancement (NoGJWCA) The Gambia in partnership with Star GSM Company last Saturday visited women farmers and gardeners in Pakalinding and Jenoi in Lower River Region.

Help 4 Frontline Workers supports front liners with food packs
Sep 3, 2020, 12:10 PM

Help 4 Frontline Workers in partnership with The Gambia Chef Association and The Gambia Red Cross on Tuesday distributed 120 food packs to frontline workers at the Red Cross and Sanatorium in Kanifing.

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TIKA supports Gambian population with face masks
Sep 2, 2020, 1:09 PM

BANJUL, Gambia
The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) has donated 7,500 locally-made reusable face masks to five different local government authorities in the country. Each of the Councils received 1500 face masks at a ceremony held at the TIKA Banjul office on August 28.

ASGC
ASGC gives face masks to two more communities in Kombo East
Sep 2, 2020, 12:57 PM

The Association for the Support of Grassroots Communities, a non-profit organization based in Kafuta last week donated over 200 face masks to satellite villages of Faraba-Sutu and Kafuta -Tumbung both in Kombo East District of West Coast Region.

Senegambia Democracy donates
Senegambia Democracy donates bull to Kuntaur
Sep 2, 2020, 12:51 PM

Senegambia Democracy and Governance Organization, a local charity recently extended benevolence to the community of Kuntaur with the donation a bull as they mark the Islamic New year, Muharram 1441.

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Bundung Six Junction Ward Committee distributes 3rd phase lightening poles
Sep 2, 2020, 12:49 PM

Bundung Six Junction Ward Development Committee on Saturday distributed its third phase of sixty-five (65) light poles to communities outside the ward.

City Link Ostend Banjul
City Link Ostend-Banjul unveils €3M project in Banjul
Sep 1, 2020, 1:36 PM

As part of the European Union project, City Link Ostend-Banjul team last Wednesday disclosed a project worth €3M which will see planting of 5000 coconut trees along the Banjul coastline.

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JOYE hands over Mbollet-Ba water project
Sep 1, 2020, 1:35 PM

Jurarim Organisation for Youth Excellence (JOYE), a US non-profit that seeks to create a conducive learning environment for underprivileged children in The Gambia on Saturday handed-over its first funded water supply project in The Gambia to Mbollet-Ba village in Lower Nuimi District, North Bank Region.

Coconut contributes to fight against covid-19 in Gambia
Sep 1, 2020, 1:33 PM

Coconut Organisation, an international development NGO headquartered in South Korea through its Global Emergency Relief Supplies Support Programme recently donated hand wash buckets with taps to two ministries in The Gambia.

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German Embassy donates medical items worth over GMD 11.5m to MoH
Aug 31, 2020, 1:15 PM

Project Aid International, an NGO in The Gambia in partnership with the German embassy in The Gambia on Thursday handed over medical items worth over 11 million dalasis to the Ministry of Health (MoH) at a presentation held at Project Aid's headquarters in Manjai kunda. 

Rahma boots EFSTH
Rahma boosts EFSTH with equipment worth D0.5m
Aug 31, 2020, 1:09 PM

Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) in Banjul on Friday received equipment worth half a million dalasis from Rahma Gambia Ltd.

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