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Gambia to Host 4th Edition of Tambedou Kunda Family Association’s Int’l AGM
Dec 14, 2021, 12:32 PM

Khalif General Abdoukarim Tambedou with brothers and children discussing the AGM

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Nesthet, Star GSM organise blood donation exercise
Dec 13, 2021, 1:48 PM

Nesthet Clinical Services in partnership with Star GSM, Helping Hand Group and Bundung Maternal and Child Health Hospital recently embarked on a blood donation exercise at the Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) as part of efforts to support pregnant women and children at Bundung Maternal and Child Health Hospital.

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GPU condemns UDP supporters attack on journalist
Dec 13, 2021, 1:44 PM

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has condemned the attack on freelance photojournalist Lamin Dumbuya. Dumbuya was physically assaulted by supporters of the United Democratic Party (UDP) at the residence of the party leader Ousainou ANM Darboe in Pipeline on 6th December 2021.

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Babucarr Jobe launches book ‘Rights and Beyond’
Dec 13, 2021, 1:39 PM

Young but passionate Gambian writer and human rights activist, Babucarr Jobe on Saturday made a landmark contribution to Gambian literature by officially launching a book titled: ‘Rights and Beyond’ at the Ebunja Theatre, Kanifing.

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‘Peaceful Election, High Voter Turnout Demonstrate Gambia’s Growing Democracy in Africa’
Dec 10, 2021, 1:19 PM

In the build-up to the just concluded 4th December presidential election, there was palpable fear and apprehension that the country could descend into disarray due to the rhetoric and keen combat exhibited by the contesting candidates and their supporters both on Social Media and on the campaign trail.

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APS launches Islamic Microfinance
Dec 10, 2021, 1:16 PM

Approved Services (APS), a financial institution involved in money transfers recently launched Islamic Microfinance services for the first time since the establishment of the company.

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Foundation lauds Gambians for re-electing President Barrow
Dec 10, 2021, 1:14 PM

Ginkon Foundation for Development, a local foundation under the Ginkon Group Company Limited on Wednesday extended appreciation and commendation to its members and Gambians in particular for their wise decision in re-electing President Barrow in December 4th presidential polls.

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Whole-Process People’s Democracy: China’s Path to Democracy
Dec 10, 2021, 12:34 PM

On December 4, the Chinese government released a white paper entitled China: Democracy That Works, elaborating on how China’s model of democracy with people’s full participation works and why China is confident and has the strength in expounding on its democracy. Democracy is a common value of humanity.

CA makes court u-turn decision
Dec 10, 2021, 11:49 AM

Citizens’ Alliance party (CA) has made a u-turn regarding plans to take legal action against the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC).

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WAEC releases 2021 WASSCE results
Dec 9, 2021, 12:17 PM

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the examination results of candidates, who sat for the 2021 West Africa Senior Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

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UNFPA-Gambia reviews plans ahead of 2022
Dec 9, 2021, 12:15 PM

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) -The Gambia office on Wednesday convened a synergy to review and plan ahead of its 2022 programmes.

Gambia Participates: December 4th Presidential Election was Free, Fair
Dec 8, 2021, 1:00 PM

Gambia Participates, a civil-society organisation that focuses on enhancing transparency and accountability in public sector, has declared the just concluded December 4th Presidential elections as free, fair and transparent. 

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APS boss vows to improve economy of low-income earners
Dec 8, 2021, 12:58 PM

Managing director of Approved Services (APS) has spoken highly of his institution’s vision, which he said, is to nurture the economic wellbeing of middle- and low-income earners through sustainable, equitable and transparent financial service solution driven by resourceful personnel using digital means that promote financial inclusion and alleviate social injustice and poverty. 

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IFRC Africa Regional Director assures Gambia Red Cross Society 
Dec 7, 2021, 12:20 PM

Mohammed Omer Mukhier, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)regional director for Africa has said that he is pleased with The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) delivering results, adding: “I promise you that we will be predictable in providing you more services to make sure you progress, be the number one humanitarian actor in The Gambia, region and hopefully globally.”

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Kairo Survivor Society president urges Gambians to keep to rule of law
Dec 7, 2021, 12:17 PM

Ebrima Mustapha Jawneh, president of Kairo Survivor Led Crisis Society has advised Gambians and non-Gambians residing in The Gambia to keep to the rule of law and maintain peace and stability during and after the forthcoming presidential election.

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GRCS launches COVID-19 protection project
Dec 7, 2021, 12:16 PM

The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) in partnership with the International Federation for Red Cross (IFRC) on Monday 28th November 2021 launched the Impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable children project at GRCS headquarters in Kanifing. 

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Analysis What will the New FOCAC meeting bring to us?
Dec 7, 2021, 12:14 PM

From 29th to 30th November, the Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) was successfully held in Dakar.

CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE ON THE ELECTION VICTORY OF MADAM XIOMARA CASTRO ZELEYA IN HONDURAS
Dec 3, 2021, 12:56 PM

The Hugo Chavez International Foundation for Peace, Friendship and Solidarity (HCIF-PFS) cordially congratulates Her Excellency Madam Xiomara Castro Zeleya upon her election to the highest office within the gift of the Honduran people.

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