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MCA
MCA vows to deal with entities that don’t have permission to do Covid-19 tests if…….
Aug 5, 2020, 12:25 PM

Medicines Control Agency has warned people and institutions that it is illegal for any person or entity to be engaged in unauthorized import, distribution, storage, sale and use of COVID -19 test kits or diagnostics in The Gambia.

livelihood support
Livelihood Support as Shipwreck Survivors Contribute to COVID-19 Response in Gambia
Aug 4, 2020, 4:37 PM

BANJUL--Seven months after a fatal shipwreck off Mauritania claimed the lives of at least 62 Gambians, survivors and their families continue their fight to recover, now against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

stranded migrant
Stranded Migrants in The Gambia Receive Emergency Food Assistance
Aug 4, 2020, 4:35 PM

Banjul – “I came to The Gambia to sell bitter kola. I am a businesswoman; this is what I do,” explained Adaoby Thomas from Nigeria. Each year, The Gambia traditionally welcomes thousands of cross-border traders from West Africa.

Europe Aid Foundation
Europe Aid Foundation conducts 150 Free Cataract Surgery
Aug 3, 2020, 2:46 PM

Europe Aid Foundation, a relief foundation based in Holland in collaboration with   local implementing  partners like Cemiyetul  Hayir Relief organization (CHRO) The Gambia and the National Eye Health Program of The Ministry of Health recently concluded free cataract surgery at Brikama District hospital, Bansang General hospital and Soma Regional hospital respectively.

COVID 19
Celebrate the special Eid-al-Adha in fighting against COVID-19 (By H.E. MA Jianchun, Chinese Ambassador to The Gambia)
Jul 29, 2020, 12:18 PM

In a few days, Muslim friends in The Gambia will join Muslims around the world for the feast of Eid-al-Adha, which is better known locally as Tobaski. On behalf of the Chinese Embassy and in my own capacity, I would like to wish all Gambian Muslims a joyous and blessed Eid celebration.

NEDI
NEDI trains 85 on agro-entrepreneurship 
Jul 29, 2020, 12:14 PM

Eighty-five youth and women entrepreneurs recently benefited from ten-day training on agro-entrepreneurship organised by the Na  tional Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI).

Abdoulie Colley
IP Policy implementation process underway
Jul 29, 2020, 12:04 PM

The implementation process of The Gambia Intellectual Property (IP) Policy and Strategy 2018-2023, under the Office of Registrar General at the Ministry of Justice is currently underway.

Single Mothers
Single Mother’s Scheme launched in Gambia
Jul 28, 2020, 11:44 AM

An association established to empower single mothers in The Gambia has been launched on Saturday, at Brusubi Right Choice Junction. Founded in April 2020, the association aims to assist single mothers to improve their lives, skills and to help them obtain employment.

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