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60 Journalists trained on Safety, Security Reporting in Elections
Oct 21, 2021, 11:54 AM

At least 60 journalists from the print, electronic and online media were recently trained on safety, security and conflict sensitive reporting during elections. 

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UNICEF shocked by death of 5 boys at the Bilal Boarding School fire incident
Oct 20, 2021, 1:35 PM

Press release :Banjul, 18 October 2021 –UNICEF is deeply saddened by the death of five children from the fire incident at the Bilal Boarding School in Yarambamba, West Coast Region, on October 17th, 2021. The incident also left seven other children injured and hospitalized, some in critical condition.

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25 Journalists trained on reproductive health issues
Oct 20, 2021, 1:27 PM

At least 25 journalists drawn from various media outlets in the country were recently trained on the role of the media in sharing information on adolescence, sexual and reproductive health issues.

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ITC launches SkYE 3 Fund Model
Oct 20, 2021, 1:24 PM

The International Trade Centre (ITC) through the EU funded Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) and Jobs, Skills and Finance (JSF) programme recently launched its SkYE 3 Fund Model.

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DCAF holds dialogue  forum in CRR
Oct 18, 2021, 12:05 PM

The Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF) in partnership with WANEP Gambia last Tuesday held a regional dialogue in Janjanbureh, Central River Region as part of efforts to strengthen awareness creation on peace building ahead of the forthcoming presidential election, 

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Kombo Yiriwa Kafo holds free health fair in Mandinary 
Oct 18, 2021, 12:02 PM

Kombo Yiriwa Kafo Youth Wing in partnership with Your Change for a Change with financial support from Kombo Yiriwa Kafo on Saturday held a free health fair for the Mandinary community.

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TANGO engages BCC on monitoring and knowledge analysis of policies, others
Oct 18, 2021, 11:58 AM

The Association of Non-Governmental Organisation of The Gambia (TANGO) on Saturday concluded a two-day monitoring and knowledge analysis of policies, gender, budgeting, and human rights with members of Banjul City Council (BCC) to strengthen the rule of law and good governance.

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AGA supports Juffureh/Abreda community
Oct 18, 2021, 11:56 AM

Altogether Giving Africa (AGA) UK/Gambia on 10th October 2021 donated medical items, food stuff, used clothes and other material to Juffureh/Albreda community.

Renovated Njongon health post inaugurated
Oct 15, 2021, 11:46 AM

Njongon Health Post in Lower Nuimi District, North Bank Region was on Monday inaugurated following its renovation.

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'There is need for sustainable agriculture to address growing population food demand’
Oct 15, 2021, 11:31 AM

Sanna Danso, an agriculturalist has said that there is need for sustainable agriculture to meet the increasing demand for food for the growing population.

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NEW AIRPORT PRESIDENTIAL LOUNGE BEFITTING RECEPTION FOR OIC SUMMIT – WORKS MINISTRY
Oct 15, 2021, 11:28 AM

Petroleum House, Brusubi, 14th October 2021 - The new ultra-modern presidential lounge, commissioned for construction at the Banjul international Airport, will be a befitting reception for the 2022 OIC Heads of State Summit and other international visitors, says the Deputy Permanent Secretary (DPS), Ministry of Works, Transport, and Infrastructure, Mr. Ousman Ceesay.

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Museum and Heritage Management training wraps-up
Oct 15, 2021, 11:26 AM

At least 30 staff from all seven public museums across The Gambia completed a weeklong training on Museum and Heritage Management programme last Friday.

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Media Council of The Gambia Has a New Executive Secretary
Oct 14, 2021, 2:35 PM

The Media Council of The Gambia (MCG) on October 11, 2021, welcomed its new Executive Secretary, Bai Emil Touray, at a handing over ceremony held at the premises of the Gambia Press Union where the Secretariat of the MCG is housed.

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DCAF commences regional dialogue ahead of presidential election
Oct 14, 2021, 2:19 PM

As part of strengthening awareness creation on peace building for communities across the country on the forthcoming presidential election, Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF) in partnership with WANEP Gambia on Monday started a five day regional dialogue.

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‘Agriculture is most vital sector in developing economy’
Oct 14, 2021, 2:17 PM

Lamin F. Fatty, an experienced agriculturalist has said that agriculture is the most important sector in most developing economies and one of the priority areas of development, particularly in the new global climate of price escalation of staple food items.

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Mandela Washington Fellows meet Vice President Dr Touray
Oct 14, 2021, 2:15 PM

Charge d’Affaires (CDA) Marissa Scott on Tuesday presented members of the Mandela Washington Fellowship 2021 cohort to the vice president of Republic of The Gambia, Dr. Isatou Touray.

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Dankunku gets electricity after 300 years of existence
Oct 13, 2021, 1:38 PM

Niamina Dankunku village which has been in existence for the past 300 yearshas finally been blessed with 162 solar streets lights covering the entire village. 

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Gambia Red Cross Board and Senior Management concludes nationwide tour
Oct 13, 2021, 1:36 PM

The Gambia Red Cross Society’s Board, Senior management and Programme staff on Sunday concluded an 8-day monitoring visit to project sites as well as beneficiaries of the windstorm Disaster Response Emergency Fund.

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