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Training for prosecutors
Training for prosecutors, police officers begins
Jan 27, 2021, 11:53 AM

Think Young Women, a young women led organisation yesterday began a-four-day training for state prosecutors and police officers at NAQAA.

Lamin Barra
Peace Gambia calls for inclusion in peace building
Jan 26, 2021, 1:43 PM

After conducting a bountiful event in their quest to promote peace, the deputy executive director of Peace Gambia (PG) Lamin Barra has called for inclusion to continue in building peace in The Gambia and beyond.

renovated Latrikunda Yiringanya market
KMC opens renovated Latrikunda Yiringanya Market
Jan 26, 2021, 1:37 PM

The Kanifing Municipality Council (KMC) on Monday opened the renovated Latrikunda Yiri Nganya market to ease movement for youth and women in that community.

Diary Sow
Senegalese student who went missing in France says she is 'fine, safe and deeply sorry'
Jan 26, 2021, 1:28 PM

A prize-winning Senegalese preparatory student whose disappearance in France caused concern in both countries said she had been taking "a little break to regain my senses" and apologised for the alarm it sparked in exchanges published late Thursday by a Senegalese minister.

womens Bureau
Women’s Bureau: Attitudinal change key in ending GBV, FGC/M
Jan 25, 2021, 11:20 AM

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Women’s Bureau has acknowledged that the deep-rooted cultural traditional practice, dubbed Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) still remains a public health concern and called on women to desist from the practice.

FAO hands
FAO hands-over fruit flies pheromone attractants, traps to Agric Department. Boosting production and export of mangoes by stemming the damage caused by fruit flies.
Jan 25, 2021, 11:12 AM

19 January 2021, Banjul – Fruit and vegetable production is one of the fastest-growing agricultural sectors in The Gambia, and provides both income and employment to growers and exporters.

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APRC is open to discussion with any party but…
Jan 22, 2021, 1:08 PM

The interim party leader of the opposition Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) has stated that APRC is open to discussion with any political party, but that the party has objectives and interests to protect.

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Covid-19: Gambia likely to use vaccine based on WHO guidelines
Jan 22, 2021, 12:58 PM

The Director of Health Promotion at the Ministry of Health has informed journalists that The Gambia would use the Covid-19 vaccines based on World Health Organization’s guidelines.

Ding Ding Yiriwa Federation
Ding-Ding Yiriwa presents sanitary materials to ECDs
Jan 22, 2021, 12:52 PM

Ding-Ding Yiriwa Federation, a local partner to ChildFund International-The Gambia recently presented over 40 sets of hand washing sanitary materials to 12 Early Childhood Education (ECD) schools within Kombo North and South districts.

Maimuna Sidibeh
Leaving No One Behind project to boost GER to 118% by 2030
Jan 21, 2021, 12:26 PM

Principal programme officer of The Gambia National Commission for UNESCO has noted that Leaving No One Behind in The Gambia project will boost enrolment and mitigate dropout from schools.

cooking stoves
Petroleum Ministry, UNIDO distribute cooking stoves in Banjul
Jan 21, 2021, 12:24 PM

The Ministry of Petroleum in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) on Wednesday distributed cooking stoves to the people of Banjul at a ceremony held at the Arch 22.

GHE
GHE, partners train women, youth in Horticulture, Agro- processing
Jan 21, 2021, 12:22 PM

The Gambia Horticultural Enterprise (GHE) in partnership with the International Trade Center through the European Union (EU) funded Jobs, Skills and Finance (JSF) project recently began months long training for 100 participants comprising of women and youths in Horticulture and Agro- processing.

UDP youth wing
UDP National Youth Wing presents 2019-2020 report
Jan 20, 2021, 1:45 PM

National youth wing of the United Democratic Party (UDP) recently held its second national congress, where the national youth president presented the activity report of the youth wing 2019/2020.

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Makumbaya applauds Water Africa City Centre Dawaa for support
Jan 20, 2021, 1:42 PM

The people of Makumbaya village in Kombo North, West Coast Region have applauded Water for Africa City Centre Dawaa for their magnanimity in supplying the village with quality and safe drinking water.

Nice to be nice
‘Nice To Be Nice’ donates medical, learning items to institutions
Jan 20, 2021, 1:38 PM

‘Nice To Be Nice’, a local foundation in the country recently donated medical and learning materials to schools and institutions as part of their efforts to help improve education and services at the country’s health sector.

Concerned Gambians to engage gov’t, stakeholders against deportation
Jan 19, 2021, 12:35 PM

A group calling itself- Concerned Gambians Against Deportation has assured the public that it remains committed to resuming its position to engage government and relevant stakeholders in the country in addressing deportation issues and concerns surrounding it.

Sanchaba streetlights
Brufut Sanchaba inaugurates new street lights
Jan 19, 2021, 12:34 PM

Residents of Brufut Sanchaba are currently in celebration with the inauguration on Wednesday of 44 new solar street lights worth over 188,000 dalasis. The colourful ceremony was held at Brufut Sanchaba.

NFTR
Tax Reporters validate NFTR Gambia Chapter draft action plan 2021
Jan 19, 2021, 12:28 PM

Members of the Network of Financial and Tax Reporters (NFTR) Gambia Chapter in partnership with stakeholders from The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) and Gambia Bankers Association recently validated the NFTR 2021 draft action plan at a ceremony held at GCCI conference hall.

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