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NCCE ends first phase of Draft Constitution Popularization
May 19, 2020, 1:36 PM

National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) program manager, Yusupha Bojang said following the release of the final draft of the Constitution to the President and public by the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), it is necessary to maintain the momentum built during the processes leading to the final draft.

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APP donates sugar, sanitary materials to 13 villages in provincial Gambia
May 18, 2020, 1:52 PM

All Peoples’ Party’s (APP) COVID -19 Taskforce has recently donated sugar and sanitary materials to 13 villages in the Jokadu and Saloum Districts in North Bank Region and Niamina District in Central River Region.

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Niani NAM embarks on local hand pumps maintenance in his constituency
May 18, 2020, 1:50 PM

National Assembly Member for Niani, Alhagie S.B. Sillah has embarked on a rehabilitation initiative of local hand pumps in his constituency.   

OCMD
Covid-19: OCMD donates food items to urban communities
May 18, 2020, 1:44 PM

The Organisation of Catholic Men for Development (OCMD) has donated 46 bags of 25kg rice, 24 gallons of 5 litters cooking oil and 24 bags of onion to some communities in the West Coast Region and Kanifing Municipality aimed at mitigating the hardship of COVID-19.

Dawda Faye and Marie
The Point awards Dawda Faye as best reporter of the month
May 18, 2020, 1:42 PM

The Point Newspaper has awarded its senior Judicial Correspondent, Dawda Faye as the best reporter of the month of April 2020.

Pierre Bah
Niani District chief urges alkalolu to help in preventing spread of covid-19
May 14, 2020, 12:58 PM

Coronavirus is one of the most serious and threatening global health diseases killing thousands of people.

Karpowership
Karpowership extends magnanimity to First Lady’s foundation
May 14, 2020, 12:56 PM

Karpowership on Wednesday donated foodstuff to the First Lady’s foundation, being the third time the company was supporting the foundation in its humanitarian endeavours.

Marie Antoinette Coker
GTU calls on gov’t to consider the interest of students
May 14, 2020, 12:54 PM

Gambia Teachers Union (GTU) said government must take appropriate response to covid-19 in the education sector which will consider the rights and best interest of students, teachers and education support personnel.

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NTF donates 116 bags of rice, detergents to Penyem community
May 14, 2020, 12:45 PM

Northampton Trustee Fund (NTF); a charitable organisation based in Penyem village, Kombo Central District, Monday donated 116 bags of rice and detergent to147 households in Penyem as part of their support to families during the course of state of public emergency due to coronavirus pandemic and the Muslim month of Ramadan.

WTDA
WTDA distributes over 50- bags of rice to families in Wellingara
May 13, 2020, 1:33 PM

Wellingara Town Development Association (WTDA) both home and abroad have distributed fifty bags of rice to various vulnerable families in Wellingara.

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Karmic Angel, Sir Farimang Singhateh Foundations Embark on Free Fresh Bread Distribution
May 13, 2020, 1:15 PM

Karmic Angel in partnership with Sir Farimang Singhateh Foundation has continued their free bread distribution to communities in the Kanifing Municipality and West Coast Region.

Gambias Venner
Gambias Venner, Danish Gambian Friendship Society donate rice to TDA women vendors & hotel workers
May 13, 2020, 1:05 PM

Gambias Venner, a Danish non- profit organization has donated 104 bags of rice to women vendors at the Tourism Development Area (TDA) and hotel workers  through its sister organization in The Gambia, the Danish Gambian Friendship Society.

Hansen
Hansen Seafood gives food aid to employees
May 13, 2020, 1:04 PM

Hansen Seafood Company Limited, a fish processing company that started operation in The Gambia last year, on Monday supported 75 of its employees with 25kg bag of rice, 10kg of sugar and 10kg of fish each.

Euclid University
EUCLID UNIVERSITY DONATES 30 BAGS OF RICE TO COMMUNITY OF BRUSUBI TURNTABLE
May 13, 2020, 1:03 PM

Due to the global coronavirus pandemic which has led to declaration of public emergencies and the lockdown of economies to which The Gambia is no exception, EUCLID University (EUCLID) has decided to in a small way supplement and compliment national response efforts to the current socio-economic crisis which has resulted in loss of productivity.

Macky Sall
President Macky Sall’s address to the nation
May 13, 2020, 1:02 PM

My fellow citizens

I would like to speak to you this evening to discuss the situation related to the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ebrima E.J Jabang
Gambian farmer on animal husbandry to discourage importation
May 12, 2020, 12:39 PM

A Gambian farmer, Ebrima E.J Jabang is improving on his animal husbandry venture in Kartong, Kombo South, in order to address the unprecedented amount of animals that are imported into the country from neighboring countries, including Senegal, Mali and Mauritania, for the feast of Eldul-adha.

GATCH Group
GATCH Group provides food aid to Sanyang community
May 12, 2020, 12:36 PM

The GATCH Group Saturday continued its goodwill donation of food items to Gambian communities with Sanyang village in Kombo South District as the latest beneficiary.

Essau Diasporans
Essau Diasporans support over 100 vulnerable families with rice
May 12, 2020, 12:33 PM

Natives Essau living in the Diaspora in collaboration with Essau Village Development Committee, Sunday handed over 114 bags of 25kg rice to vulnerable families in the community.

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