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Brikama Area Council
BAC launches COVID-19 prevention face-mask initiative
Aug 24, 2020, 4:39 PM

Brikama Area Council [BAC] last week launched a Coronavirus prevention facemask initiative with 3000 facemasks provided by the United Nations Development Programme [UNDP] Gambia.

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Minister Cole assures free, transparent WASSCE in Gambia
Aug 21, 2020, 12:33 PM

As the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) gets underway across the country, the Minister for Basic and Secondary Education has assured students and parents that the grounds are set to ensure fair, free and transparent conduct of the exams.

GRCS
GRCS, CRS launch cash transfer to support vulnerable families
Aug 21, 2020, 12:04 PM

The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) in collaboration with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) on Thursday 20 August 2020 launched a project aimed at mitigating the impact of covid-19 for most vulnerable households in selected regions in The Gambia.

GYIN Gambia to celebrate ‘World Entrepreneurs Day’ today
Aug 21, 2020, 11:59 AM

In its efforts to champion the cause of entrepreneurs, the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia will today, 21st August 2020 hold a Webinar to celebrate the World Entrepreneurs Day.

support of Grassroots communities
AGSC distributes face masks in Kafuta
Aug 20, 2020, 11:32 AM

Association for the Support of Grassroots Communities, a local charity based in Kafuta on Sunday distributed more than 500 facemasks to women, elders and children as part of a broader move to stem the spread of the coronavirus in the country.

Rural Child
The Rural Child gives face masks to vendors, children and Police
Aug 20, 2020, 11:28 AM

Women vendors at Mandinaba market, children and the community's police station have benefited from a significant face mask donation on Monday by The Rural Child; a registered charity based in Mandinaba.

GAIN
The Gambia Angel Investors Network (GAIN) announces investment in Daraja Ltd.
Aug 19, 2020, 1:25 PM

Transaction represents the Network’s first investment since official set up in January 2020.

BANJUL (August 12th, 2020) – The Gambia Angel Investors Network (GAIN) announced its maiden investment in Daraja Ltd on July 15th 2020.

School children
School principals upbeat about good WASSCE results
Aug 19, 2020, 1:07 PM

Principals of Senior Secondary Schools in regions 2 and 4 have expressed optimism that their students would score good grades in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in The Gambia

Nani Juwara
NAWEC MD inspects project sites in rural Gambia
Aug 19, 2020, 1:04 PM

The managing director of the National Water and Electricity Company, Nani Juwara and his team recently completed a two-day inspection visit to key project sites and facilities in rural Gambia.

US and KMC
U.S. gov’t donates sanitation supplies to KMC
Aug 19, 2020, 1:01 PM

Banjul, The Gambia – The United States remains committed to supporting countries including The Gambia in their fight against the global COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, Ambassador Paschall handed over 765,000 dalasis worth of sanitation supplies to the Kanifing Municipal Council to support their efforts to combat the virus.

Maersk Gambia
Maersk Gambia gives to Health Ministry
Aug 18, 2020, 1:40 PM

Maersk Gambia Ltd last Thursday extended magnanimity to the Ministry of Health with the presentation of medical items aimed at tackling the covid-19 pandemic in the country.

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Bottrop Project distributes face masks to communities
Aug 18, 2020, 1:36 PM

Bottrop Project on Sunday distributed 4500 face masks to village alkalolu and communities and institutions within West Coast Region for onward distribution to their various communities.

Haddy Njie
Protecting our nation’s future human capital in the time of coronavirus
Aug 18, 2020, 1:33 PM

When news of the pandemic greeted the world toward the latter part of 2019, many people did not think that the virus would be potent for the several long months it has been with us.

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NaNA to resume ‘Nafa Quick’ package today
Aug 17, 2020, 11:37 AM

The National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) will today, Monday 17 August 2020 continue the first phase of its ‘Nafa Quick’ package meant to support Gambia government mitigate the coronavirus as well as help 83,000 households across the country.

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British High Commission observes end of WWII & victory over Japan 
Aug 17, 2020, 11:35 AM

The British High Commission Banjul on Saturday 15 August held a ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day and the end of the Second World War.

Dr Mary
Beakanyang celebrates International Youth Day
Aug 17, 2020, 11:31 AM

Beakanyang, a youth-led civil society organisation recently joined the rest of the world to commemorate International Youths Day (IYD) with a virtual youth conference.

PRO Sanyang
“GAF has zero tolerance for drugs, alcohol abuse by its members”
Aug 14, 2020, 11:42 AM

The attention of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) was drawn to a video of a soldier trending on social media in the evening of Tuesday 11 August 2020.

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