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ECOWAS mission in The Gambia assures public safety after Gambia Armed Force shooting in...

The ECOWAS Mission in the Gambia (ECOMIG) has assured the Gambian population of safety following a shooting incident by a member of the Gambia...
imf

IMF official urges Gambia to strengthen local resource mobilization

The Deputy Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Zhang Tao, on Monday urged the Gambian government to strengthen its local resource mobilization schemes...
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Gambia Endorses Agreement on African Free Trade

Gambia's National Assembly on Monday ratified the agreement that seeks to establish African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Lamin Jobe, Gambia's trade minister, while presenting...
the world bank

World Bank signs US$66 million energy grant to The Gambia

The World Bank signed Wednesday a 66-million-U.S. dollar grant agreement, through its International Development Association (IDA), with The Gambia to provide access to grid-connected...
Eib

Gambia renewable energy programme: European to support with US$161 Million

First country in the world to ensure all its 1,100 rural schools and health centres will benefit from reliable energy supply using...
fishing

The Gambia, Mauritania sign MOUs on fisheries, bilateral ties

The Gambia and Mauritania have signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to promote bilateral cooperation as well as investment in the area of maritime and...
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The Gambia opens bridge to connect north and south Senegal

The Gambia inaugurated on Monday Senegambia Bridge which links the northern and southern parts of Senegal at a ceremony attended by Gambian President Adama...
African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat (L) shakes hands with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi before their meeting in Beijing on February 8, 2018.

Nation State vs Ethnicity: AU Chairman and African Leaders Congratulate China’s “Dark Side” of...

China is Making History with Moon Landing Senegalese President Macky Sall congratulated China for the success of its Chang’e-4 mission to deploy a lunar rover...

More Than Half Of Gambians Want Governments Of Ghana And Gambia To Jointly Investigate...

More than half of Gambians are advocating for a fresh probe into circumstances that led to the death of some 44 Ghanaians in Gambia,...

ITC, SDF To Offer Mini-Loan Schemes To Empower Young Gambian Entrepreneurs

The International Trade Centre’s (ITC) Gambia Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) and the Social Development Fund (SDF), a non-profit organization, today announced the launch of...

Ivory Coast, Ghana, Gambia, others emerge winners at African Chefs United HAAPI Festival 2018

The Association of Professional Chefs Nigeria in partnership with African Chefs United has organized the 2018 Hospitality All African People Imbizo in Lagos. Festival...

UK and African MPs To Fight Human Trafficking And Modern Slavery

A UK parliamentary delegation will meet with MPs from across Africa from 27 - 31 August 2018 to exchange ideas and build capacity on...
Rwanda

Gambia: Nigerian Peacekeeper Dies Over Poor Health

The ECOWAS military intervention in the Gambia (ECOMIG) command announced Thursday the death of Nigerian peacekeeper Abubakar Abdullahi due to irregular breathing. ECOMIG Commander Colonel...
the world bank

World Bank approves US$41 million grant for Gambia

The World Bank announced on Thursday that it has approved the sum of 41 million U.S. dollars for the government of Gambia as a...
Adama Barrow

The Gambia needs to partner with China on irrigation – President

The Gambian President Adama Barrow told Xinhua on Wednesday that his country would like to partner with China to advance agriculture through year-around irrigation...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS continues to monitor The Gambia

The ECOWAS ambassador to The Gambia Vabah Gayflo said on Thursday that the regional body is continuing to monitor the political environment in the...
Kwaku Agyemang-manu

African countries encourage to safeguard health of citizens

Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Minister of Health, has called for stronger collaboration and networking among African countries, to sustain the momentum for the harmonisation...
ECOWAS

Gambia to put up candidate for ECOWAS Presidency

Gambia will put up a candidate to vie for presidential seat of the regional bloc Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) following the...

Ghana Joins Rest Of The World To Mark Childrens Day

Ten youths from eight African countries will take over the stage in Accra on World Children’s Day, which falls on Monday, November 20, to...
cyber crime

Ghana Losing Millions Through Cyber Crime

Ghana is losing a whopping amount of between 30 to 60 million dollars through internet and other forms of cyber fraud, particularly as a...

ACHPR marks 30th anniversary in Gambia

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) on Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary at its 61st ordinary session being held in Gambia's...
IMF

Gambia sees sharp decrease in treasury bill rate

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Tuesday that Gambia has experienced sharp decrease in treasury bill due to budget support. "The debt service to the...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS honors ECOMIG forces in Gambia

The Economic Community of Western African States (ECOWAS) on Friday honoured the ECOMIG forces in the Gambia with medals at a ceremony held in...
Modou Jobe

Gambia Promises to Break The Hearts of Ghanaians – Modou Jobe

Modou Jobe, captain of the national team of Gambia, says his side is prepared to upset Ghanaians in the opening game of the West...
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Gambia to rewrite constitution – justice minister

Gambian Attorney General and Minister of Justice Aboubacarr Tambadou said on Thursday the government will rewrite the 1997 Constitution, which will lead the country...

Ibn Chambas to brief UN on security in West Africa

Mr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the Secretary General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS),...
IMF

IMF urges quality BoP statistics for the West African bloc

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) urged West African countries here on Monday to ensure quality Balance of Payment data to enable informed decision-making ...
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Gambia to get GEF fund to promote renewable energy

The Gambian National Environment Agency (NEA) on Wednesday said the country will benefit from a 1.8-million-U.S.-dollar grant from the Global Environment Fund (GEF) to...
United Nation

UN working group releases preliminary report on enforced disappearances in the Gambia

The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (UNWGEID) on Monday released its preliminary report on the human rights situation in the...

ICD collaborates with Agib on a $5 Million Line of Finance Facility

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (“ICD”), the private sector arm of IDB Group, and Agib Bank Ltd have entered...