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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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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Abousy Community for Development reaches out to needy
Aug 31, 2020, 1:05 PM

Former Gambian wrestler, Omar H.O. Saidykhan through his Abousy Community for Development Association recently extended magnanimity with the donation of over 600 30kg bags of rice and 2000 facemasks to needy people and vulnerable households in the Abousy community.

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Gambian afro-beat star; Jah Cause releases new video
Aug 31, 2020, 1:02 PM

Rising Gambian afro-beat star, Jah Cause is again in the limelight with the launch of his much anticipated new video.

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Communities urged to utilize ‘Nafa Quick’ money on household needs
Aug 28, 2020, 11:47 AM

Ousman Mankara, a senior Community Development Officer at the Department of Community Development (DCD) Research, Planning and Monitoring and Evaluation Unit has called on beneficiary communities of the ‘Nafa Quick’ cash transfer to utilize the money on household activities so as to reduce the challenges they currently face.

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Hannah Forster appointed CPD Board Chair
Aug 28, 2020, 11:44 AM

The leading light of human rights and champion of democracy, Hannah Forster, has been unanimously appointed to chair the board of the Commission on Political Debates (CPD), lending the institution to a massive boost ahead of its program-heavy electoral activities in the coming years.

In celebration of IYD, BKYDA gears up for annual tree planting exercise
Aug 28, 2020, 11:37 AM

Bulock Kapongha Youth Development Association (BKYDA), a community-based Association in Foni Bulock Village would on Saturday, 29th August, 2020 embark on its annual tree planting exercise as part of activities celebrating the International Youth Day (IYD).

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BAC, Red Cross fumigate Markets, Mosques and Churches in WCR
Aug 27, 2020, 2:51 PM

In the drive to curtail the spread of corona virus in local communities, Brikama Area Council in collaboration with The Gambia Red Cross Society on Sunday embarked on a mass fumigation exercise targeting markets, mosques, churches and radio stations within Kombo Central, North, South and East.

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PAPEV supports children in 50 Koranic centres against Covid-19
Aug 27, 2020, 2:49 PM

Press Release: The Support Project for the Protection of Children Victims of Violations of their Rights (PAPEV) started operations in The Gambia in September 2019.

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HGCFP inaugurates health center in Njongon Village
Aug 27, 2020, 2:44 PM

Helping Gambia Children Foundation Project (HGCFP), a Holland-based group recently inaugurated a new health center in Njongon village, Lower Niumi, North Bank Region.

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