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President Barrow Reiterates Importance of Unity

President Barrow Reiterates Importance of Unity

February 7, 2018 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

At the launching of the National Development Plan (NDP) at State House on Tuesday, President Adama Barrow called on Gambians to work towards and nurture national unity. Mr. Barrow emphasised the point by recollecting how people of different political persuasions relegated their individual interests and beliefs to the advancement ofRead More

Gambia’s Intelligence Services Question Returnee Military Deserter

February 7, 2018 at 1:12 pm 0 comments

The border town of Amdalai was recently the scene of an encounter between Edrissa Babou, a military deserter, and Gambia’s State Intelligence Services (SIS). Mr. Babou, a native of Mbolet Ba village in the North Bank Region of The Gambia, was apparently on a visit to his village from SenegalRead More

New UNFPA Gambia Rep Express Committed To Zeroing Maternal Death

New UNFPA Gambia Rep Express Committed To Zeroing Maternal Death

February 3, 2018 at 6:46 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay The newly appointed United Nations Population Fund’s resident representative to the Gambia has expressed his commitments to reducing maternal deaths to zero in the small West African country. Kunle Adeniyi said UNFPA has been in the Gambia for 45 years and has been given a very conducive environment toRead More

President Barrow congratulates the First Gambian Catholic Bishop

President Barrow congratulates the First Gambian Catholic Bishop

February 3, 2018 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

State House, Banjul, 3 February 2018 – President Adama Barrow on behalf of the government and people of The Gambia congratulates the Catholic community in The Gambia on the occasion of the ordination of the first Gambian Bishop, His Lordship, Bishop Gabriel Mendy. President Barrow prays that the ordination ofRead More

UNFPA Hold Gov’t Annual Review Planning Meeting

UNFPA Hold Gov’t Annual Review Planning Meeting

December 28, 2017 at 3:18 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Gambia Government through National Population Commission Secretariat (NPCS) and partners yesterday started an annual review and planning meeting at the Ocean Bay Hotel in Cape Point Bakau, with the aim to critically look at the processes, successes, constraints, opportunities,Read More