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Hear Women
Hear Women donates Ramadan gifts to 100 families in Bakau
May 6, 2020, 12:03 PM

Hear Women-The Gambia; a local-based charity organisation has donated food packages to 100 needy families in Bakau as part of its annual goodwill gesture to less privileged families during the month of Ramadan.

sponsored students
Covid-19 Campaign extends generosity to families of sponsored students
May 6, 2020, 12:00 PM

Belgian Friends of The Gambia (BFoTG), Saturday distributed food packages and soap to families of their sponsored students in The Gambia.

Maritine Crime
PRESS RELEASE
May 5, 2020, 2:29 PM

The Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Center (KAIPTC) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and funding from the Government of Japan, is commencing a new one-year project to develop the technical capacity of maritime crime control officials in Cote d’Ivoire, Benin, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Togo.

Journalism
World Press Freedom Day: MFWA Demands Justice for Journalists Assaulted in Connection with COVID-19
May 5, 2020, 2:28 PM

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has called for investigations into acts of brutalities against journalists covering the COVID-19 and other violations against media professionals in relation to their publications on the pandemic in West Africa to ensure that justice is served.

Massaneh Ceesay
COVID-19 comes to destroy decades of human achievement
May 5, 2020, 2:10 PM

Chairman of Gambia Trade Union Bureau (GAMTUB) said the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has come to destroy decades of human development achievements.

Manjai Youth
Manjai youth Association donates food items worth D87, 000
May 5, 2020, 2:07 PM

A group of young people who call themselves Daru-Salam, based in Manjai, on Sunday donated bags of rice, sugar, and cooking oil, worth more than Eighty-Seven thousand Dalasis to needy families within Manjai.

Joye
JOYE support sponsored students, volunteers with food aid
May 5, 2020, 2:03 PM

Jurarim Organisation for Youth Excellence (JOYE); a US-based nonprofit organization operating in the provision of learning environment for underprivileged children in The Gambia, over the weekend supported its sponsored students and volunteers in North Bank, West Coast and Central River Regions with 50kg bag of rice, 10kg sugar and 5 litters cooking oil each.

Fass
Fass Against Covid-19 supports over 100 households with food packages
May 5, 2020, 2:00 PM

Fass Against Covid-19; a social movement of people of Fass Njaga Choi village both in The Gambia and the Diaspora, Sunday donated food packages worth over one hundred and twenty thousand dalasi to over one hundred households.

Turo Darboe
VDF distributes bags of sugar to governors, security 
May 5, 2020, 1:59 PM

The Vision Development Foundation VDF through its chief executive officer, Modou Turo Darboe over the weekend distributed bags of sugar to regional governors and security agents in the country.

Gambia Tourism Board
Gambia Tourism Board and Africa Infrastructure Fund Joint
May 4, 2020, 1:54 PM

Press Release

BANJUL – On Tuesday 28 April 2020, the Director General of the Gambia Tourism Board (GTBoard) and the Chief Executive of the Africa Infrastructure Fund (AIF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to undertake a feasibility study for a proposed Elevated Mass Transit Rail System (EMTRS) in the Greater Banjul Area (GBA).

Regional Health officials
Regional Health officials conclude hand sanitiser, PPEs training
May 4, 2020, 1:53 PM

The University of The Gambia School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences has concluded nine-day training on sanitiser production and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) for regional health officials.

Mandinary Majalis
Mandinary Majalis strengthens food aid to over 100 households
May 4, 2020, 1:51 PM

Mandinary Majalis, a Qur’anic memorisation school, with support from Noor Aid has recently strengthened food aid to over 100 households within the communities of Kerewan, Wellingara and Mandinary village.

P ARI Foundation
P-ARI Foundation supports Jeshwang Prison with food, sanitary items
May 4, 2020, 1:49 PM

P-ARI Foundation, a self-funded intervention founded in 1976 with its primary intervention in Africa has supported Jeshwang prison with 50 bags of rice, 50 bags of 10kg of sugar and four hand washing buckets.

Reny Turay
Single mother battling breast cancer appeals for assistance
May 4, 2020, 1:47 PM

Reny Turay, a single mother of three and who is currently battling breast cancer is appealing for support from individuals, philanthropists, NGOs and the government to support her undergo treatment.  

GALGA
GALGA president acknowledges GCCI’s D1.6m support to local councils’ fight against covid-19
Apr 30, 2020, 2:16 PM

President of Gambia Association of Local Government Authorities (GALGA) has applauded Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) for its holistic approach towards the fight against covid-19 pandemic.

Steel Gambia
Steel Gambia Ltd donates 500 sets of food packages to GNF-Covid-19
Apr 30, 2020, 2:14 PM

Steel Gambia Ltd. Monday donated 500 food packages to The Gambia National Fundraisers for Covid-19 (GNF-19) to be distributed amongst needy families as part of their support in the fight against covid-19 pandemic.

WAG
WAG reviews 2019 activity report
Apr 30, 2020, 2:12 PM

Members of the Writers’ Association of The Gambia recently reviewed their 2019 activity report as tendered by the executive.

Medical Equipment
Paradise Foundation donates medical equipment worth D1.2M to government
Apr 30, 2020, 2:07 PM

As part of their contribution to the fight against covid-19 pandemic in the country, Paradise Foundation on Monday donated medical equipment worth 1.2 million dalasis to the government of The Gambia through the ministries of Women Affairs and Health.

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