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Team Europe: EU disburses €25 million to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus crisis in The Gambia

PRESS RELEASE 19th October 2020: On  Monday, the European Union disbursed €25 million of budget support for The Gambia’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. As part of the Team Europe global package, these funds contribute to the recovery from the pandemic and also support the transition towards democracy and medium-term […]

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Mental Health Day: The Archaic “The Suspected Lunatic Act” of 1942 And The Gambia Lunatic Detention Act, 1964 Must Be Harmonized With The Mental Health Policy, 2007 And The Strategic Plan, 2007″ Protecting Human Rights of People with Mental Disorders.

by Alagi Yorro Jallow. Mamudu: Felije Danso did not have a shirt on, revealing skin caked with so much dirt you could tell that the last time he probably had a bath was during the last rain season. A bath had not by design, but by being subjected to the […]

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Tourism Ministry to Disburse D100 Million to Stakeholders

By Mariama Jobarteh. Gambia’s Minister of Tourism and Culture, Honorable Hamat N.K. Bah has on Wednesday revealed that his ministry has planned to disburse D100 million dalasis geared towards supporting the hoteliers and institutions admist the Novel Coronavirus dubbed COVID-19 pandemic. He noted that the COVID-19 pandemic has suffocated the […]

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Gambia: Health Ministry’s Director of Health Promotion makes comprehensive presentation on COVID-19 at ACALAN seminar

The Director of Health Promotion and Education & Risk Communication and Community Engagement thematic lead of the National Health Emergency Committee on COVID-19 at the Ministry of Health, The Gambia, Mr. Modou Njai, has on 15th September 2020 made a brilliant presentation at a seminar organised by the African Union […]

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Statement delivered by His Excellency, President Adama Barrow at the 57th ECOWAS Summit in Niamey, Niger

Mr. Chairman, Excellencies Heads of State and Government, ECOWAS, AU, UNOWAS, Delegates, Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, I extend sincere appreciation to the Chairman, His Excellency, Mr. Mahammadou Issoufou, President of the Republic of Niger for hosting this significant Summit. By the same token, I thank His Excellency, President Issoufou for […]

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PRESIDENT ADAMA BARROW DECLARES STATE OF PUBLIC EMERGENY FOR ADDITIONAL 21 DAYS, MODIFIES REGULATIONS ON SCHOOLS, WORSHIP CENTRES AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF CURFEW

Dated: 27th August, 2020 Alarmed by the recent upsurge in the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections and deaths in The Gambia and based on advisory from The Health Ministry, His Excellency President Adama Barrow in exercise of the powers vested in him by Section 34 (6) and pursuant to Section 34 […]