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MAJaC ends training on electoral coverage for Community Media
Aug 31, 2021, 1:01 PM

The Media Academy for Journalism and Communication (MAJaC) on Sunday wrapped-up a three-day training on electoral coverage for Community Radios in the Lower River and North Bank Regions. 

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GRCS, partners launch 1 million trees planting project
Aug 30, 2021, 1:58 PM

The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS), National Youth Council (NYC) and West African Bird Study Association (WABSA) in partnership with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Saturday launched the one million trees planting project in Suwareh Kunda, North Bank Region.

AAITG and EU
AAITG and partners through funding from the EU distribute goods worth over half a million dalasi
Aug 30, 2021, 1:47 PM

ActionAid International The Gambia through funding from the European Union is implementing a 36 months project with the United Purpose and Catholic Relief Services on Empowering Civil Society Organizations to Mobilize Citizen Actions towards a Green Economy and Environmental Sustainability in Central River Region (North, and South) and North Bank Region (NBR).

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GPU trains 25 journalists on post Covid-19 reporting
Aug 30, 2021, 1:09 PM

The Gambia Press Union on Thursday concluded a two-day post Covid-19 training for 25 journalists from the print media to promote peace and positive messaging at Baobab hotel.

WFP and GCAA Memebers
WFP hands over constructed airport canopies
Aug 30, 2021, 1:02 PM

The World Food Programme(WFP) last Tuesday handed over six(6) newly constructed airport canopies to The Gambia Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) as part of its COVID-19 support to The Gambia Government.

Ebrima O. Jallow
Ebrima O. Jallow re-elected NaLOA president
Aug 30, 2021, 12:57 PM

Ebrima O. Jallow has been re-elected president of the National livestock Owner Association (NaLOA) of The Gambia to manage the affairs of the association for the next five years.Mr. Jallow was re-elected alongside with his executive during their national congress held last Thursday and Friday at Jenoi in Lower River Region.

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NaNA trains MDFTs on basic nutrition
Aug 27, 2021, 11:00 AM

The National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) with support from World Food Programme (WFP) through the Japanese Funds yesterday, Thursday concluded a three-day step-down training for Multi-Disciplinary Facilitation Teams (MDFTs) on basic nutrition.

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Concern Nigerians interim committee in Gambia presents report to members
Aug 27, 2021, 10:58 AM

After serving for three months in office to run the affairs of Concern Nigerian in The Gambia, Concern Nigerians Interim Committee recently presented their three months report to their members.

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Just Act launches mangrove restoration project in Balangharr
Aug 26, 2021, 1:04 PM

Janjanbureh Uniting Sustainable Tourism and Community Training (JUST ACT) recently launched an ambitious project geared towards reforestation of mangrove, thereby strengthening local capacities for mangrove protection to secure the livelihood of people in coastal areas.

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GWCC ends business outreach in WCR
Aug 26, 2021, 12:56 PM

The Gambia Women’s Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) recently concluded its business outreach to various regions meant to sensitise women in businesses.

Ya Fatou Kujabie
Student, 16, needs support to undergo overseas rheumatic heart treatment
Aug 26, 2021, 12:53 PM

The family of a 16-year-old student, who has battled rheumatic heart disease for more than a year, is appealing for support from government, private sector and individuals for their daughter to undergo overseas treatment.

Minister Badjie and Youth
Minister Badjie highlights role of youth in electoral processes
Aug 25, 2021, 11:44 AM

 The minister for Youth and Sports has outlined the importance of youth participation in electoral processes and other national development activities.

GPA validates roadmap for establishment of dock labour company
Aug 25, 2021, 11:39 AM

The Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) in collaboration with Benom Consult on Monday, 23 August 2021 held a validation forum on the roadmap for the establishment of a subsidiary dock labour company.

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WANEP reviews CoC for youth ahead of December polls
Aug 25, 2021, 11:31 AM

At least 25 participants recently reviewed the Code of Conduct (CoC) for youth, media practitioners and peace messengers ahead of December general elections at a ceremony held at a hotel in Kololi.

Alieu Sowe
FA prexy calls for tolerance, support initiatives that foster peace
Aug 24, 2021, 2:10 PM

President of Fulbe Africa (FA) has called on all stakeholders to embrace the culture of tolerance and support initiatives that would foster respect, peaceful co-existence and dialogue among people of different religious and cultural backgrounds in the country.

Sandra Schuler
‘My association is here to help the vulnerable, less privileged’
Aug 24, 2021, 2:07 PM

Sandra Schuler, chair of Association ‘Raise the Gambia Helping Hands’ in Germany has reiterated that her association is here to help vulnerable and the less privileged people.

UNESCO
UNESCO plants 200 trees in 4 WCR schools
Aug 24, 2021, 2:04 PM

 The National Commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in partnership with the National Environment Agency (NEA), Ministry of Agriculture, National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) and others on recently planted two hundred (200) trees in four schools within the West Coast Region (WCR).

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