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Gambia: Assembly Approves 2014 Draft Budget Estimate
National Assembly members on Tuesday approved with amendments the 2014 Draft Budget Estimates of revenue and expenditure of the Gambia government for the fiscal year beginning 1st January to 31st December, 2014.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
GTBank Gambia Gives Customers Electronic-Branch
The launching of the first-ever electronic branch in The Gambia by Guaranty Trust Bank Gambia Limited has placed customers of the bank at the forefront of enjoying first-class banking services in the country.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Recent Study: Gambia Life Insurance: Market Update
It contains detailed data on market dynamics along with latest industry happenings in Gambia.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
LHDP Sensitizes Farmers On Co-Operative Techniques
Staff of Livestock and Horticulture Development Project , a co-financing project by International Fund for Agricultural Development , African Development Bank and the Government of The Gambia , went on a countrywide sensitization and awareness creation for establishment of the project beneficiaries into producer co-operatives organizations from 27 ... (more)
Gamtel signs USD33m contract with Huawei to transform national backbone
Wide Area Network project. As reported by the Gambian Observer newspaper, project coordinator Pa Modou Gassama explained that the Regional Infrastructure and E-governance Platform Programme was adopted in July 2010, while in June 2011 the Gambian government signed a Financing Agreement from the Islamic Development Bank to implement the domestic ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Local businesses have already donated over 550 in memory of Newquay toddler Joe Way for the children's hospice southwest in exchange for having their logos on a car that's heading on a 4000 mile trip.
Street vendor turns $200 into a multi-million dollar business
He started his first business venture as a street vendor with capital of just $200 but two decades later Fomba Trawally has become one of Liberia's most prominent businessmen.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Gambian finance minister warns of heavy debt burden
Presenting the budget fr 2014 to the National Assembly in Banjul on Monday, he said these risks had intensified significantly in recent months, reflecting difficulties in coping with spending pressures.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Real GDP growth in The Gambia is expected to reach 6-6 % in 2013 - IMF
IMF Mission Reviews Policy Implementation under the ECF in The Gambia A mission from the International Monetary Fund , led by Bhaswar Mukhopadhyay, visited Banjul during November 7- 20, 2013, to review policy implementation of The Gambia's economic program supported by the IMF's Extended Credit Facility .1 The mission met with Vice-President Aja ... (more)
Gambia: Finance Minister Presents 2014 Budget Estimates to National Assembly
The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Kebba Touray, yesterday laid before deputies at the National Assembly in Banjul the 2014 annual estimates of revenue and expenditure of the Gambia government.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
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GAMBIA : Gambia Basketball Association Holds AGM
The Gambia Basketball Association on 29 November 2013 held its annual general meeting at the Bamboo Hotel & Resort.
Gambia: Ban On Importation of Chicken Legs Lifted
The Gambia government has reversed its decision to impose a ban on the importation of chicken legs into the country, saying in a statement issued last Thursday that the ban has been lifted with immediate effect.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Mum of two dies of malaria she caught in her luxury holiday villa in The Gambia
Jayne Rowley and her husband Martin had not followed health advice to regularly take anti-malaria tablets before, during and after visiting Africa Distraught husband Martin, 45, who was also struck down by the mosquito-born disease, admitted they had not followed health advice to regularly take anti-malaria tablets before, during and after visiting ... (more)
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Paddleteam published Local businesses donate to vehicle challenge
Local businesses have already donated 450 in memory of Newquay toddler Joe Way for the children's hospice southwest in exchange for having their logos on a car that's heading on a 4000 mile trip.
Gambia: Focus On VAT
Taxation plays an important role in the development of a country, for which The Gambia is no exemption.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Gambia GDP growth is expected to reach 6-6 % in 2013 - IMF
A mission from the International Monetary Fund , led by Bhaswar Mukhopadhyay, visited Banjul during November 7- 20, 2013, to review policy implementation of The Gambia's economic program supported by the IMF's Extended Credit Facility .1 The mission met with Vice-President Aja Dr. Isatou Njie Saidy, Secretary General and Minister of Presidential ... (more)
And Then There Were Three: China's Spending Power Entices Taiwanese Ally
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh makes his way to a meeting during the Eleventh Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, July 1, 2008, during the African Union Summit.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
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Losing ties with The Gambia may be a blessing in disguise
The Gambia broke diplomatic relations with Taiwan on Nov. 15, when President Yahya Jammeh announced the termination of ties between Banjul and Taipei for "reasons of national strategic interest."
Gambia: Multi-Million Dalasi Solar Company for Gambia Soon
After a decade of successful operations in The Gambia through its collaboration with President Yahya Jammeh Foundation for Peace , Dutch-based charity, Amsterdam-Dakar Challenge, is poised to establish a multi-million dalasi Solar Company in The Gambia in March 2014.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Gambia: Man Arrested for 'Insulting' Jammeh
Mass Kah, a messenger at the privately-owned Foroyaa newspaper was on November 14, 2013, arrested by police over allegations of denigrating and insulting Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh.