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Drivers support Transport Union’s recommendation to extend validity of Drivers License
Sep 16, 2022, 1:05 PM

Following the recommendations of The Gambia Transport Union on the duration of validity of driver’s license, The General Transport Union has conducted extensive research into the laws surrounding the issuance and validity of driver’s licenses.

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GIEPA inaugurates Trade Fair Committees
Sep 16, 2022, 1:04 PM

Three committees earmarked for the forthcoming international bilateral Trade Fair between the The Gambia and Nigeria were inaugurated by The Gambia Investment & Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA) at its office on Kairaba Avenue.

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UZF support victims with food items worth over 15,000 Euros
Sep 16, 2022, 1:02 PM

As part of its humanitarian support, United Zone Fulbeh (UZF) in collaboration with Evergencia Fondo Alaves, and Haaly Pular of Victoria Gasteiz in The Gambia recently presented food items worth over 1,500 Euros to flash flood victims.

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UTG celebrates Guizhou University 120th anniversary in academics
Sep 15, 2022, 11:03 AM

The University of The Gambia on Thursday held an inter-cultural event as part of the 120th anniversary of the Guizhou University celebration at a colourful ceremony held at the Paradise Hotel in Bijilo.

CARITAS Gambia engages religious leaders on peacebuilding
Sep 15, 2022, 11:00 AM

CARITAS Gambia last Friday ended a two-day engagement with religious leaders on peace building and coexistence of people with different faiths.

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'Trade protocols and free movement of people, goods remain a challenge'
Sep 15, 2022, 10:59 AM

Dr. Amadou Taal, a team-member from  Economic Community of West African States, who recently ended a visit to The Gambia, has said that trade protocols and free movement of people, goods, and services remain a challenge in the sub-region.

Save Our World presents essential medical drugs to EFSTH
Sep 15, 2022, 10:58 AM

Save Our World, a charity with partners in the United Kingdom last Wednesday presented cartons of essential drugs worth over thousands of dalasis to the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital at a brief presentation held at the hospital premises.

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 Election Watch Committee holds retreat on electoral reforms
Sep 14, 2022, 12:04 PM

Election Watch Committee - The Gambia, a partnership of 3 youth-led organisations with different expertise and background on Sunday concluded a three-day retreat at Tamala Hotel.

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NRA presents safety jackets, torch lights to GPF
Sep 14, 2022, 12:02 PM

The National Road Authority (NRA) last Tuesday presented safety jackets and torch lights to The Gambia Police Force (GPF) at a ceremony held at the Police headquarters in Banjul.

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'Media plays vital role in lawmaking process’
Sep 14, 2022, 11:58 AM

A renowned Gambian right activist, Madi Jobarteh has spoken highly of the indispensable role of the media in lawmaking process. He said media creates a platform to collect public opinion and bring it to the attention of the lawmakers.

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‘Gambia not on track to achieve food, nutritional security’
Sep 13, 2022, 10:56 AM

The United Nations Development Programme – The Gambia has disclosed that The Gambia is not on track to achieve food and nutritional security. The revelations were inscribed by the UN agency in its 2019-2021 Gambia report.

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Gambia’s Long-Term Climate Strategy validated
Sep 13, 2022, 10:54 AM

The Climate Change Secretariat alongside Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources (MECCNAR) and partners last Friday validated the county's Draft Long-Term Climate Neutral Development Strategy 2050 (LTS) document at a ceremony held at Ocean Bay Hotel.

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NHRC invites universities to submit requests for registration in Moot Contest
Sep 13, 2022, 10:41 AM

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of The Gambia has called on universities to submit their request for registration in the Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara International (SDKJ) Moot Court Competition.

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IBU, GRTS discuss role of media in promoting peaceful coexistence
Sep 13, 2022, 10:40 AM

Jeddah-based Islamic Broadcasting Union (IBU) in collaboration with the Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS) last Monday gathered for a four-day forum at the African Princess Hotel to discuss the important role of the media in promoting peaceful coexistence as a way of combating terrorism and protecting youths from radicalisation and drug abuse.

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NHRC schedules int’l annual moot competition for December 5th
Sep 12, 2022, 1:00 PM

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of The Gambia has announced that it has scheduled the annual Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara (SDKJ) International Human Rights Moot Competition to commence on 5th of December 2022.

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Magistrate Krubally urges gov’t to support sign language interpreters
Sep 12, 2022, 12:55 PM

Principal Magistrate Muhammad Krubally, who is also the Chairman of The Gambia Federation of the Disabled has urged the Government of The Gambia to support and employ sign language interpreters in schools and public institutions to ensure the equal flow of information.

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Stakeholders validate ‘primary data tool’ to improve quality goods from producers
Sep 12, 2022, 12:53 PM

Senior officers of United Purpose (UP) and partners recently validated a ‘primary data collection tool’ meant to improve quality goods from producers in The Gambia.

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Gambia to host 7th ERERA annual forum
Sep 12, 2022, 12:48 PM

The Gambia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority to host the first post-pandemic ERERA continental annual forum.

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