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Friday, 12-19-14, 15:36'I Will Contest in the Forthcoming GPU Congress'[The Point]As media practitioners in The Gambia brace up for the forthcoming congress of the Gambia Press Union (GPU), which is slated to take place on Saturday 20 December 2014, The Point caught up with the current president of the union, Emil Touray. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 15:08Environment and Social Management[Daily Observer]Climate change in The Gambia is a critical problem, which is adversely affecting the structure and functional integrity of the country's ecosystem. Upland ecosystems have degraded largely due to erratic rainfall, overgrazing, soil erosion and intensive cultivation, the result of intense pressure on land resources, high population growth and recurrent droughts. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 13:07GAMPOST Resuscitates Internal Money Transfer Service[Daily Observer]The Gambia Postal Service Corporation (GAMPOST) has given a new kiss of life to its domestic money transfer services, rebranding it to commensurate with standards acceptable to the customers. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 10:20Belgian Pedagogical & Education Experts Visit Gambian School[Foroyaa]A team of Pedagogical and top Educational experts from Belgium, at the invitation of Els Salembier, founder & initiator of The Swallow Centre for Emancipating Education in the Gambia, flew back to Brussels recently, following the completion of an intensive week of research, monitoring & assessment of The Swallow Education school centre in Manjai. The weeklong visit by the experts is part of efforts intended to give an assessment and evaluation of the school, with a view to improving its teaching an read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 13:08Gambia's HIV/Aids Percentage Stands At 1.9[Daily Observer]The regional AIDS coordinator of the National Aids Secretariat (NAS) in the Lower River Region (LRR) has disclosed that the estimated number of people living with HIV/AIDS in The Gambia currently stands at 19,380, representing a percentage of 1.9. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 12:43Kicking HIV/Aids Out[Daily Observer]Stakeholders in our health service particularly those dealing in HIV/AIDS are still commemorating world AIDS which is often observed early in December. The day as we can recall is dedicated to raising money, increasing awareness, fighting prejudice and improving education. It s also important in reminding people that HIV has not gone away, and that there are many things still to be done and as well provides an opportunity for us all - individuals, communities and political leaders - to take action and ensu read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 12:39Budget Speech Friday[Daily Observer]Lawmakers and the general public at large will on Friday, December 19th, 2014 hear from the Finance and Economic Affairs minister, Kebba Satou Touray, the development programmes that the government of The Gambia has laid down for the fiscal year 2015. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 18:14Waapp Accountant, Coordinator Arraigned[The Point]Accountant Pa Siabo Beyai and the project coordinator, Lamin M.S Jobe, were Monday arraigned before Magistrate Abeke of the Bundung Magistrates' Court on four counts of abuse of office, neglecting official duty and economic crime. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 16:10IEC Prepares Ground for Katchang Ward By-Election[The Point]The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is preparing the ground for the by-election to fill the vacant seat of Councilor for Katchang Ward in the Kerewan Area Council on Thursday 22 January 2015. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 10:21U.S. Charge d'Affaires Speaks 'U.S. Not Pushing a Lifestyle but Calling On Gambia to Respect Human Rights"[Foroyaa]The new Charge d'Affaires of the United States Embassy has denied the claim that they are imposing homosexuality on The Gambia and rather maintained that they are calling on the government to respect human rights by not persecuting people for their sexual orientation and further take measures to prevent arbitrary arrests, detentions without trial, extra judicial executions and disappearances.Ambassador George Staples restated the position of the United States at an 'on the record' press conference with mem read more...

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