Inter-Party Committee Selects Chairpersons

[Foroyaa] Nine political parties that are registered with the Independent Electoral Commission on Saturday, September 30th 2017, announced Mr. Halifa Sallah and Mr. Fabakry Tombong Jatta as unanimously selected to serve as Co-Chairpersons to steer the …

[Foroyaa] Nine political parties that are registered with the Independent Electoral Commission on Saturday, September 30th 2017, announced Mr. Halifa Sallah and Mr. Fabakry Tombong Jatta as unanimously selected to serve as Co-Chairpersons to steer the leadership affairs of the Inter-Party Committee, in the next twelve months.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

SK West Nawettan – League Cup Reaches Semis

[Foroyaa] The Serrekunda West league nawettan has reached its semis after four clubs walked their way past the quarter-finals. Jantabai are through after trouncing Kaw Talli 2-0. They are joined in the semis by Jirinton who beat Tigers 3-2 in a five-go…

[Foroyaa] The Serrekunda West league nawettan has reached its semis after four clubs walked their way past the quarter-finals. Jantabai are through after trouncing Kaw Talli 2-0. They are joined in the semis by Jirinton who beat Tigers 3-2 in a five-goal-thriller duel earlier on Saturday.

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Frontline Surveillance Officers Graduate

[Foroyaa] The ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Africa Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) and the Field Epidemiology Training Programme (FETP), on Thursday 28th September 2017 held its gr…

[Foroyaa] The ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Africa Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) and the Field Epidemiology Training Programme (FETP), on Thursday 28th September 2017 held its graduation ceremony of cohort three and four, on the Gambia Frontline Field Epidemiological Training Programme, at a local hotel in Senegambia. The one hundred and two trainees comprising fifty-six surveillance officers drawn from different public institutions, but mostl

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EU Election Observation Mission Report Part 1

[Foroyaa] The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to The Gambia has released its Final Report, in which it states that Extensive Legal Reforms and Continued Civic Education will be critical for the Gambia’s Democratic Development.

[Foroyaa] The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to The Gambia has released its Final Report, in which it states that Extensive Legal Reforms and Continued Civic Education will be critical for the Gambia's Democratic Development.

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Former Circumcizer Explains Reasons for Chucking Up Circumcision

[Foroyaa] Former circumciser and FGM practitioner, Aja Babung Sidibeh Diab, asserted that she has stopped the inhumane practice of FGM, because she observed it caused more harm than good to women and girls.

[Foroyaa] Former circumciser and FGM practitioner, Aja Babung Sidibeh Diab, asserted that she has stopped the inhumane practice of FGM, because she observed it caused more harm than good to women and girls.

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‘The Gambia Operates a Free Market Economy,’ Trade Minister

[Foroyaa] The Minister of Trade, Regional Integration and Employment Dr. Isatou Touray has asserted that the Gambia operates a free market economy and a liberal trading environment, where prices of goods and services are determined by forces of demand …

[Foroyaa] The Minister of Trade, Regional Integration and Employment Dr. Isatou Touray has asserted that the Gambia operates a free market economy and a liberal trading environment, where prices of goods and services are determined by forces of demand and supply.

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Civil Society Organizations Present Statement to Information Minister

[Foroyaa] As the 28th of September marks the International Right to Know Day, the undersigned Civil Society Organizations presented a statement on the Commemoration of International Right to Know Day to the Minister of Information, Communication and In…

[Foroyaa] As the 28th of September marks the International Right to Know Day, the undersigned Civil Society Organizations presented a statement on the Commemoration of International Right to Know Day to the Minister of Information, Communication and Infrastructure, Mr. Demba Ali Jawo.

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President Tours Kotu Power Plant

[Foroyaa] The President of the Republic, Mr. Adama Barrow, on Friday 29th September 2017, visited Kotu Power Station to acquaint himself with ongoing projects that the national Utility Company has embarked upon to stabilise the country’s perennial elec…

[Foroyaa] The President of the Republic, Mr. Adama Barrow, on Friday 29th September 2017, visited Kotu Power Station to acquaint himself with ongoing projects that the national Utility Company has embarked upon to stabilise the country's perennial electricity crisis. It was just on the 22nd September 2017, that the Deputy Managing Director of NAWEC, Mr. Nani Juwara, admitted in a press briefing with journalist, the dire situation the Utility Company is going through.

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