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Gambia: Govt Poised to End Public Smoking
A ceremony to launch the ban on public smoking, advertising and sponsoring of tobacco in The Gambia was held recently at Jammeh Foundation for Peace Hospital in Bundung.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Former GEAPP Boss Trial Adjourned
The economic crime case involving former coordinator of the Gambia Emergency Agricultural Production Project , Sheikh Tijan Sosseh , was on 12 December 2013 adjourned for hearing at the Special Criminal Court in Banjul before Justice Emmanuel Nkea.
Gambia: Ex-Justice Minister Pleads Not Guilty to Fresh Charges
Lamin AMS Jobarteh, former Attorney General and Minister of Justice yesterday 16th of December, 2013 pleaded not guilty to two criminal count charges i.e. 'Abuse of Office and Destroying Evidence' preferred against him at the Banjul Magistrates' Court presided over by Principal Magistrate Hillary Abeke.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Boris Bike spotted being ridden by a man 3,000 miles away in The Gambia
A photograph of the man in The Gambia was shared on Twitter by Oxford-based Oxfam campaigns and policy director Ben Phillips this morning, and has since been retweeted more than 500 times.
Ecowas Funds Power Generation
THE Economic Community of West African States has granted three member countries US$108 million to boost their power generation capacity under the region's emergency power supply programme.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
WAII governing council refutes allegations against Ikupolati
Malicious allegation of sexual intimidation of teachers, students, financial impropriety leveled against the out going Director General, of West African Insurance Institute based in Banjul, The Gambia, Professor Mike Ikupolati is said to have been orchestrated by some elements in the Banjul based regional institute who want him out by all means.
Taiwan, Gambia diplomats to withdraw by Dec. 18
Taipei, Dec. 15 All Taiwanese diplomatic personnel stationed in The Gambia and their Gambian counterparts in Taiwan will head to their respective homes by Dec. 18, a month after the two countries formally broke off diplomatic ties, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs official said Sunday.
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Uae Rca distributes 15,000 items of clothing to needy children in Gambia
WAM BANJUL, 15th December, 2013 -- The U.A.E. Red Crescent Authority has distributed 15,000 items of clothing to needy underprivileged children in Gambia.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Gambia: Bill to Promote Renewable Energy Approved
A Bill that seeks to establish the legal, economic and institutional basis to promote the use of renewable energy resources was on Thursday unanimously approved by lawmakers during the fourth meeting of the 2013 Legislative year.
Gambia: Gambian Chevening Scholar Graduates With Master's Degree in UK
Gambian student Sering Touray, who is studying in the UK as part of the UK's 'Chevening Scholarship', has graduated from Edinburgh University in Scotland with a Master's degree in Economics.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
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.