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Environmental experts recently convened a daylong consultative meeting with relevant stakeholders to see what best they can harness in mainstreaming sea and river defense risk management into all development plans of The Gambia at Kololi.
The Gambia Microfinance Network Wednesday concluded a daylong Microfinance Forum at the Paradise Suites Hotel on the theme: "Improved Policy, Legal and Regulatory Framework is Key to Microfinance Development".
People from both within and outside the country continue to congratulate the president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Prof.
Four Gambian doctors and eight nurses will undergo a three-week medical training programme in Turkey, starting from September 8, the trans-continental nation's Embassy in Banjul announced Thursday.
President Yahya Jammeh, "in a show of African solidarity", has given US$500,000 to President Ernest Bai Koroma and the people of Sierra Leone as Gambia's contribution towards the fight against the Ebola virus disease outbreak.
Lawmakers Wednesday retreated at a local hotel in Kololi ahead of the commencement of the next sessions of the Public Accounts and Enterprises Committees of the National Assembly; a legislative exercise that scrutinises public finance management and activities of the various public institutions and agencies.
In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria continues to cause over 10,000 maternal deaths and 75,000 to 200,000 infant deaths.
Opposition supporters at a rally in the Gambia. Activists and local politicians say that ahead of the 2016 presidential elections there has been little tolerance for the opposition.
A new national oil company called the Gambia National Petroleum Corporation, GNPC, which takes over the state-owned Gambia National Petroleum Company Limited has been created by law.
Ramifications of globalisation in all aspects of human life across the world are visible, especially on our rich traditional and cultural norms and values.
The president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Prof. Alh. Dr. Yahya Jammeh Nasirul Deen Babili Mansa, acting under the provision of relevant sections of the constitution Monday evening announced a minor reshuffle that saw two people join the cabinet.
Solomon Owens, minister of Agriculture, speaking at the handing over ceremony recalled that there is a presidential proclamation that, come 2016, the importation of rice to The Gambia would be zero rated.
The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education , in collaboration with the World Food Programme on Thursday validated a National Community Engagement Manual and Communication Strategy for Home Grown School Feeding in The Gambia, at a daylong validation workshop held at the Regional Education Directorate 2 in Brikama.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 09:47 am
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