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Foni-Community Benefits From Massive Mangrove Rehabilitation

By Kebba AF. TourayAll Gambia Forestry Platform in partnership with the community of Jomo Kunda village in the Foni Kansala District, over the weekend embarked on massive mangrove restoration on the river Bank.The ‘Alkalo’ of Jomo Kunda, Yaya Jarju, expressed appreciation of the bold restoration initiatives; that the exercise is a big boost for the [...]

2019-08-08T17:27:32+01:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

UNFPA Executive Director to visit Gambia

The Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Dr. Natalia Kanem will visit The Gambia from 8th to 10th August, 2019.According to a Press statement from the UNFPA-Gambia this first official visit is part of celebrations of 50 years of UNFPA’s existence, the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held [...]

2019-08-08T15:25:53+01:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

New Banknotes To Begin Circulation Today

The Governor of the Central of the Gambia confirms circulation of the new banknotes into the economy to begin on August 6th 2019.According to a press release from Statehouse on Monday 5th August 2019, the Governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia presented samples of the country’s new banknotes to President Adama Barrow at the [...]

2019-08-08T14:24:35+01:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Climate Change, Renewable Workshop Held For Energy Industries

By Madiba SinghatehThe Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology in collaboration with the University of the Gambia, on Monday August 5th 2019, held a workshop on a feasibility study and technical training on climate change and renewable energy at the University’s Faculty of Law.The workshop which was sponsored by the German Ministry of Higher Education [...]

2019-08-07T18:03:26+01:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

National Assembly Approves OIC Loan, Grants Despite Motion On Provision Of More Details

By Awa BahDeputies at the National Assembly yesterday on Tuesday July 30th 2019, approved two loans and two grant between the Republic of The Gambia and the Saudi Fund for International Development for the OIC related projects that will be carried out within the Greater Banjul Area.Moving the motion for the approval of the loan [...]

2019-08-07T17:02:25+01:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Government Reduces Domestic Tax On Alcoholic Beverages

By Nelson ManneHGovernment through the Ministry of Finance has reduced the excise tax on domestic alcoholic beverages from 75% to 35%.The reduction came after a parliamentary decision to reduce excise tax on alcoholic beverages at an Extra-Ordinary Parliamentary Session held on the 29th of July 2019, at the National Assembly in Banjul.Borri Darboe the Country Sales [...]

2019-08-07T16:01:24+01:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments