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AfDB Board approves US $8.2-million senior loan for medical clinic in The Gambia
The investment, the Bank's first private-sector operation in the health sector and the first private-sector project in The , will provide diagnostic, surgical, and medical in-patient and outpatient services for patients both privately funded and charitably funded.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
Sarata Movie to Be Premiere in the Gambia, 2nd May 2014 at Pencha Mi Hall, "Paradise Suites Hotel"
'SARATA' is a story based on deceit, love, betrayal and challenges faced by young women, in an attempt to better their lives.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Liberia: World Bank Approves U.s.$150 Million
The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved US$150 million to finance 19 university-based Centers of Excellence in seven countries in West and Central Africa.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Gambia: Kombo South Owes BAC D3.8 Million in Rates and Taxes - Chief Janneh
The Chief of Kombo South district in the West Coast Region, Sherif Aja Janneh, has raised great concern about the huge arrears that his district owes to the Brikama Area Council in rates and taxes.
Gambia: Gambia's Total Exports for 2013 Stood At Four Billion
Trade is a key component to sustainable development, but the current level of Gambian exports at about D4 billion for 2013 out of a provisional total trade value of D16 billion, is very low and this must change if we are to create more wealth and employment, stressed the Trade Integration and Employment minister, Abdou Kolley.
West African Ebola death toll reaches 121, rate of new cases slows, progress on vaccine in mice
I have three articles for you tonight and for the first time since the outbreak started two bits of good news.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Gambia: Gambia, WB Ink Over U.S.$28 Million for Key Projects
The government of The Gambia and the World Bank on 9th April 2014 signed in Washington D.C a Financing Agreement for three key projects in the education, health and agriculture sectors of the former.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Gambia: Gambia Liberalises Petroleum Importation
The government of The Gambia has announced Friday evening that the importation of petroleum products into The Gambia is now liberalised.
Dozens stranded as Gambia blocks flights in Ebola fear
Sierra Leone authorities were cautious in responding to the reported flight restriction imposed by Gambia on all passengers from three West African capitals over fears of the Ebola virus.
Gambia: 44 More Rural Settlements to Get Electricity
At least 44 more Gambian communities are billed to benefit from an electricity project as part of the government's expansion strategy of this vital social amenity.
Borehole brings clean water and joy to a village in The Gambia -...
Borehole brings clean water and joy to a village in The Gambia - and a mobile phone has an unexpected result! A recent aid visit to The Gambia by Kirk Michael resident Fams Camara and his family had more than one happy ending for people living in the rural areas of the African country.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Gambia: National Assembly Passes Consumer Protection Law
The Consumer Protection Bill 2014 was on Wednesday passed into law by the National Assembly sitting in Banjul.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Gambia: No Development Without Electricity, Water - Says Energy Minister
The Energy minister, Teneng Mba-Jaiteh, has underscored that there cannot be any development in the absence of electricity and water supply, while reaffirming government's commitment to the cause.
Gambia: IMF - Gov't Put in Concrete Measures to Boost Revenue, Contain Expenditure
The latest International Monetary Fund mission to The Gambia has reported impressive developments in The Gambia's economic sector in the first quarter of 2014, pointing out that the government has "implemented concrete measures to boost revenue and contain expenditure, as well as instituted a cash budgeting scheme to strengthen budget execution".
Gambia: Gambians Experience Interruptions in Use of Mobile Chat Applications
Less than a year after The Gambia passed a stiff information and communication law to stifle freedom of expression online, Gambians are reportedly experiencing interruptions while using some mobile chat applications.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Norwich Brownie leader Sarah completes challenge of Queen's Guide Award
An assistant Brownie leader has been presented with a top Guiding award as she prepares to take part in a project in Africa.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
This is Wiltshire
Ambassador learns about Gambia link
The new British Ambassador to The Gambia has visited Marlborough to learn about its links to Gunjur set up by the Brandt Group.
Gambia: Gov't Secures Funds for Laminkoto-Passimas Road Project
The Gambia government has signed a loan agreement with the Kuwaiti Fund to the tune of US$30M for the construction of Laminkoto-Passimas road as well as a US$35M pledge by the Islamic Development Bank , the president of the Republic has disclosed.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
International Monetary Fund
The Gambia: Statement at the End of an IMF Staff Visit
A mission from the International Monetary Fund , led by Bhaswar Mukhopadhyay, visited Banjul during March 25 - April 4, 2014.
Gambia: Ebola - Two Persons Samples Tested 'Negative'
The ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Banjul has revealed that the tests for Ebola at the regional reference laboratory in Dakar, Senegal, were "negative, meaning Ebola virus has been ruled out".