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The Gambian WAFU yesterday commenced training in Monrovia ahead of their match today against Guinea Conakry. ... The Gambian team and Officials are hosted at the Palm springs Hotel in down town Monrovia and are been joined by GFF Deputy General Secretary Abdou SALAAM Jammeh.
Uko in an interview held in Sindola Safari Lodge, Kanilai during Banjul Bantaba team's FAM-Trip visit to the lodge noted that The Gambia with its already existing brand equity don't really need many people from outside West Africa because the country can get its high paying audience from West Africa ...

“As for me, I had an international job outside the Gambia but I resigned to come and run for mayor of Banjul because I feel that my years of relevant experience puts me on ... She added that she wants to make sure that Banjul is put in the right hands, noting that the strength of a country lies in its capital city.
In Gambia, he was training to become a sports journalist but had no formal degree. His refugee status in Germany is not finalized yet. Despite the odds, he managed to get an apprenticeship and is now doing training in business administration. Next year, he wishes to continue to university to study migration ...
A New Municipality For A New Gambia: In order to meet the challenge and demand of our time, and place the Kanifing Municipality in its rightful place - the commercial, financial and industrial hub of the Gambia, I offer myself and was accepted as a candidate of PDOIS, for the Mayoral Elections of KMC, ...
Baldeh, who hails from the village of Choya in the Niamina West District of the Central River Region, migrated to the United States in 1999 and was first elected as Alder (councilor) of the Madison City Council in 2015 for a two-year term and he was re-elected in 2017. As president of the Common Council, ...

But access to decent resources can be a luxury for families of Farafenni, a town in the Gambia in West Africa. Born to Native Gambians, ... “There was about seven women in the room and they did not have enough resources for their children due to being in a rural Gambian city.” The families needed formula ...
BANJUL: Gambian environmental activists on Thursday removed a pipe dumping waste from a Chinese animal feed factory directly into the sea after months of complaints that it was a health hazard. The residents of Gunjur, a Gambian town 54 kilometres south of the capital Banjul, have complained that ...
BANJUL: Gambian environmental activists on Thursday removed a pipe dumping waste from a Chinese animal feed factory directly into the sea after months of complaints that it was a health hazard. The residents of Gunjur, a Gambian village an hour south of the capital Banjul, have complained that toxic ...
The Member for Upper Saloum Alagie Mbow, said his constituency has never benefitted from electricity supply since independence; that they are tax payers like those in towns and villages in the urban settlements and deserve electricity supply as well; that the roads that led to their rice fields are deplorable ...
Gambian voters will go to the polls in April and May this year to elect local level officials. The Councilors and Mayoral vote will be held for two main municipalities, Kanifing and the capital Banjul. It turns out that it will be the last time the West African country employs its unique voting method of using marbles.
The RWSSP, jointly funded by the African Development Bank and Government of the Gambia is currently winding up, as it nears completion after five years of operation in forty four villages in the five rural regions of the Gambia. At the time of inception in 2012, the development objective of the project was to ...
More specifically, the project was designed to establish eighteen new multi-villages solar water facilities with public stand-taps, rehabilitate and upgrade four water supply facilities to solar powered units, construct fiftyPublic Sanitation facilities in schools, rural health centers, markets and one thousand ...
The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), on Wednesday14th March 2018, filed the nomination papers of nine candidates who will contest for the party in ... The names of the contestants for the GDC are Mustapha A Cham who is contesting for New Jeshwang/Ebo town ward, Abdoulie Njie for Bakau New ...
Touba Murite is a village found in Niamina Dankunku, central river region south and it is 12km away from Choya (The Trans-Gambia highway). The village was founded in 1949, by a well-known marabou called Sering Abdoulie Nget, with an estimated population of 1,236 people and most of the inhabitants ...
As part of the preliminary matches, Armed Forces will battle it out with Kinteh's while City Girls will entertain Future bi on Saturday. On Sunday, Jeshwang will welcome Brikama United at the FIFA Goal Project in Old Yundum as Jam City lock horns with Brewulleng in the all- West Coast derby clash at the ...
When Bundauda Samasa was a boy, everyone knew to the day when the rains would start and stop sprinkling the fields in The Gambia's Upper River Region, and what harvest of groundnuts, vegetables, rice and pulses to expect. Now standing in his bleached, patchy fields skirting Dingiri village as ...

The High Court in Banjul presided over by Justice Ebrima Jaiteh has discharged four former officials of the Gambia National Petroleum Company (GNPC) ... in the Kanifing Municipality conspired to commit a felony to wit: fraudulently and without claim of right took Twenty Million Dalasis (GMD 20,000,000.) ...
Whose soldiers suppressed the 1981 coup of Kukoi Samba Sanyang? Senegal. It is very undiplomatic and unbecoming of you, as a Cabinet secretary, to insult 16 million Senegalese, on their soil. You cozied up to the Kaninlai Butcher/Dictator more than any other Gambian politician during the dictatorship.
Today, poor town and city planning continues to add significant stress to land allocation for residential, commercial and farming purposes. The country needs to redesign and rebuild it cities, Serekunda, Brikama, Gunjur, Basse, especially Banjul. A potential for desirable sprawling cities to house the ...
It's possible to arrange homestays with Gambian families and to visit schools and villages and seeing their frugal lifestyle. But as our guide Yahya told us: “Our people are poor but we are content.” Isn't contentment the meaning of life? So what better place to find that inner peace, even if it is just for a week.
Omar Colley, Gambia national skipper, was over the weekend unanimously voted man-of-the-match after dinking in the game's only goal. The 25-year-old was a level ahead of his usual game against Waasland-Beveren in a top tier clash in Belgium in what was his twenty-seventh full start in twenty-seven ...
Six police cadets have been on a trip of a lifetime to the Gambia, where they revamped a dilapidated medical room and classroom with the money they raised. Share article from Hackney Gazette on facebook. Tweet article from Hackney Gazette. Share article from Hackney Gazette on Google Plus.
City Girls are the team to beat in the Gambia Football Federation second tier women's division. City boss the standings on eight points ahead of Kintehs who've garnered fifteen points in a possible thirty. Brikama United occupies the next slot sharing it with Jeshwang United with Berewuleng and Jam City at ...
Gambia's president has declared a moratorium on the death penalty, calling it a "first step toward abolition." President Adama Barrow announced the moratorium while addressing a large crowd gathered Sunday for the country's independence anniversary. This tiny West African nation is emerging from 22 ...
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in The Gambia Monday began a two-day nomination exercise for aspiring candidates in the upcoming ... At least twelve aspirants are expected to vie for the prestigious mayoral seat in the Kanifing municipality, the biggest administrative area in The Gambia.
Former commander of the State Guards Battalion, Brigadier General Ansumana Tamba, has clocked 19 days in detention without seeing a judge, family sources told this medium. Speaking to Sarjo Tamba, elder brother to Gen. Tamba in his native village of Kasa-Kunda on Tuesday, he said Tamba is still ...
Students residing in the Kanifing Municipality today joined the striking teachers. They stormed the streets demanding that the teachers should be back to class to teach them. Classrooms were abandoned, as students marched on the busy road of the Kairaba Avenue. Some students were demonstrating this ...
Ansumana Tamba, Gen. Bora Colley, and Lt. Gen Sulayman Badjie have their names and faces pasted on the page on the wall of several security installations in town. However, what is still baffling is the matter of former President, whether or not he is “officially wanted” by the government of The Gambia, ...
Mr. Faye, the current General Manager of the Independent Stadium in Bakau called himself a competent, capable and knowledgeable to handle the development of Banjul to put the capital city its proper footing. Speaking to the Point in a recent interview at his Bakau office, Mr. Faye said among his first ...
This year, eighteen grade ten students accompanied by two teaching staff members of Helsingnor Little School came to The Gambia. ... Deputising for the village alkalo during presentation of the donated materials, Demba Jawoh thanked students and teachers of Helsingnor Little School for what he called ...
A statement from the GAF HQ said: ''The attention of the high command of the Gambia Armed Forces has been drawn to a publication in several social media outlets about the alleged arrest of another Gambian soldier at the Amdalai border post following his purported return from Equatorial Guinea.''.
With a loyal band of helpers wearing t-shirts emblazoned with anti-FGM slogans, Jaha visits the Gambia's rural villages and homesteads. She talks to members of the government. Amazingly, her campaign succeeds. There is a climactic moment when the president of the Gambia himself proclaims: “as from ...
The Education Director of Region One (Kanifing Municpality and Banjul City Council) also confirmed to Foroyaa that there is an ongoing strike and that ... This reporter visited some of the Schools within the Kanifing Municipality and found out that some teachers were present in some School but refused to ...
BANJUL, Gambia: Gambian authorities on Wednesday threatened to take disciplinary action against thousands of teachers who have gone on a sit-down strike. "The [Education] Ministry is giving them no more than 24 hours to report back to their normal teaching duties, and failure to do so [will result in] ...
Central River Region's Aids Committee has commemorated World Aids Day at Kudang village, in Niamina East District. During the event, voluntary counselling and testing were conducted and prizes were awarded to those who answered questions on HIV/AIDS. The theme of this year's celebration is “Right ...
Alongside women's organizations and civil society, she contributed to the Gambian Government's ban on FGM after youth mobilization and ... Jaha is currently working on social mobilizing in Gambia across the country's villages, using a pink bus and screenings of her film to stimulate discussion and ...
africa » gambia » Show Map. Monday, February 05, 2018. At least six houses containing valuable properties have been destroyed in a double fire outbreak in Nyagen Village in Central River Region district of Niani. The houses, belonging to brothers Fafa Mbye and Sarra Mbye were engulfed by fire at around 1am when a ...
Bishop Monsignor Gabriel Mendy writes his name in history as the 4th bishop since the inception of Catholic Diocese of The Gambia. The ordination made him succeed Bishop Robert Patrick Ellison. He is also the first Gambian to be voted as a Catholic bishop for more than 60 years since the country ...
The victims included five people from Nigeria and one from Gambia, according to Lt. Col. Andrea Corinaldesi of the Carabinieri. The shootings took place near where the dismembered body of Pamela Mastropietro was found Tuesday. The suspect in Saturday's shootings -- identified by Carancini as Luca ...
The sensitisation team first went to Fass Njaga Choi in Lower Nuimi District of North Bank Region of the Gambia and visited 15 villages country wide, before ending in Sanyang in the Kombo South District of the West Coast Region. The team had meetings with farmers, agric. officers and local authorities.
Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) has told journalists during a press conference on Wednesday that they have selected Pa Musa Ndiaye as their ... The selected aspirating candidate Pa Musa Ndiaye said he has been living in Banjul for more than 50 years and understands the city's challenges. "I have ...
"I felt abandoned by the government," he said on a busy street in Churchill's Town, a suburb of the capital Banjul. "I was just sitting, wondering what to do." Thousands of thwarted migrants like Jammeh are returning to Gambia, straining its fledgling government as officials scramble to get European-funded ...
The construction of women's market at Sittanunku Village, Upper Nuimi District, by Jerreh Sittanunku Development Association (JSDA) is progressing, ... "Therefore, we embark on market construction not only for Sittanunku but for the other villages as well for they can also bring their agricultural produce ...
One Isatou Sanyang of Temento village in the Upper River Region was yesterday, 29 Jan., 2018, convicted and sentenced by Basse Magistrates' Court presided over by Magistrate Demba Senghore after she pleaded guilty to two counts of concealing birth and infanticide contrary to the laws of The Gambia.
On behalf of Fatajo Kunda family of Batabut Kantora, Sanchaba Sulay Jobe, Badibu Salikenni and elsewhere respectively are hereby humbly asking the media fraternity and human right defenders to add your voices and efforts in rescuing Mr. Siaka Fatajo who went missing without trace in a village called ...
A team of 39 will join the organising committee of Kartong Festival, which has run in the Gambian southern coastal village since 2004. Among the foreign crew are visual artists, choreographers, costume makers, drummers and teachers as well as people skilled in fundraising and event production. The aim ...
Sanusi Darboe said if not for the intermittent delays in gathering funds, the construction, which began in December last year is going smoothly, thanks to the support of the village youth and women. “We embark on the market construction not only for Sittanunku but for the other villages too for them to also ...
Gambia's President Adama Barrow, who was sworn in at the Gambian embassy in neighbouring Senegal, is greeted upon his arrival in Banjul, Gambia ... Supporters of the opposition Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) allege they were attacked near President Barrow's village on ...
During his 22-year reign, his home village was transformed from an obscure backwater into a lavish presidential retreat. It boasted an opulent palace-cum-ranch, a zoo and tourist hotel, and an electricity supply that was the envy of neighbouring villages. Today, though, the hotel is shut, and a brand-new ...


 

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