National News

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NYC concludes National Dialogue on Peaceful Campaign and Elections
Nov 15, 2021, 1:10 PM

The National Youth Council (NYC) on Saturday concluded a two-day National Dialogue on Peaceful Campaign and Elections for 70 participants at Paradise Suites Hotel.

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Special need and inclusive education schools sensitised on CHE
Nov 15, 2021, 1:08 PM

As Strengthening Access to Quality Comprehensive Health Education for Adolescents in The Gambia project intensifies, the implementing research team on Monday, 8th November 2021 sensitised the Special Need and Inclusive Education Schools on Comprehensive Health Education in three different inclusive schools.

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CSOs Coalition on Good Governance task political parties on agenda 2021
Nov 15, 2021, 1:05 PM

In an ideal multiparty democracy, political parties are key mechanisms that make the democratic chain of political delegation and accountability work.

Dr v2. Ousman Ceesay
DLS senior staff  trained on leadership
Nov 12, 2021, 12:33 PM

A five day leadership training for senior staff of the Department of Livestock Service (DLS) under the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) recently ended at Abuko.

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NACOFAG to host Regional Caravan in Banjul
Nov 12, 2021, 12:29 PM

The National Coordinating Organisation for Farmers Association in The Gambia (NACOFAG), aCivil Society Organization will host a Regional Caravan this month in Banjul, The Gambia according to its National Coordinator Alieu Sowe.

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Hit $100bn target or poor countries face climate disaster, the Gambia tells Cop26
Nov 11, 2021, 2:16 PM

The west African nation’s environment minister says richer countries must finally honour funding commitment made at Cop15 in 2009 .

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YVE observes Youth and Climate Action Day
Nov 11, 2021, 2:13 PM

Young Volunteers for the Environment (YVE), a youth-led environmental organisation on Saturday 6 October 2021 observed the Declaration of Youth and Climate Action.

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PAG urges parties to abide by IEC Electoral Code of Conduct
Nov 10, 2021, 1:26 PM

The president of Peace Ambassadors-The Gambia (PAG) has called on all political parties to abide by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) electoral Code of Conduct and Laws of The Gambia ahead of the forthcoming campaigns.

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Training of Trainers for Citizen Election observers ends
Nov 10, 2021, 1:24 PM

A five-day citizen election observation Training of Trainers (TOT) organised by the African Union Commission Department of Political Affairs, Peace and Security in partnership with the Government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Youth and Sports and hosted by the National Youth Council came to an end last Friday at Kalimba Beach Resort.

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Beakanyang Convenes National Confab on Hate Speech
Nov 10, 2021, 1:21 PM

A day-long national confab on combating hate speech ahead of the December 4th presidential elections was recently held at the Paradise Suites hotel in Kololi.

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Banjul New Town West Ward NPP fans hold ‘homecoming rally’
Nov 10, 2021, 1:18 PM

Supporters of the National People’s Party (NNP) of New Town West Ward in Banjul Central last Saturday held a grand homecoming political rally at Wesley and James Senegal junctions at New Town in Banjul.

Women Children Adolescents
Press Release:  COP26: Failure to act on climate change risks health and safety of more than 1.2 billion young people 
Nov 10, 2021, 1:16 PM

Today’s young generations face up to a seven-fold increase in adverse weather events during their lifetime compared to those born in the 1960s, according to current national emission reduction pledges.

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CHE sanitary pads TOT ends in Banjul
Nov 9, 2021, 1:17 PM

A five-day Training of Trainers’ (TOT) course on Comprehensive Health Education on the production of reusable sanitary pads for out-of-school girls in 9 Wards in Banjul last Friday came to end at Crab Island Technical and Vocational Education Training Centre in Banjul.

Gambian breeders
Gambian breeders to host national ram show
Nov 9, 2021, 1:15 PM

Gam-Sheep Breeders, a professional sheep breeders associations governed by the National Livestock Owners Association (NLOA) The Gambia alongside its counterpart in Senegal will be hosting its first-ever National Ram Show from the 10th - 14the November at Abuko. 

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TANGO ends nationwide monitoring, assessment training
Nov 9, 2021, 1:10 PM

The Association of Non-Governmental Organizations of The Gambia (TANGO) recently concluded a nationwide monitoring and knowledge analysis on policies, gender, human rights and budgeting.

Fabuka Njaay
SSHFC launches ‘Let’s Chat Initiative’ to harness digital marketing
Nov 9, 2021, 1:07 PM

In a drive to harness digital marketing, the Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation (SSHFC) on Thursday launched its ‘Let’s Chat Initiative’.

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