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Foroyaa 10 Jun 2021
The downpours have affected almost all the areas of the country, with certain areas particularly the Western Region of the Gambia, receiving heavy showers and strong winds ... The Flow at the River Gambia are expected to be above normal flow ... Ø Sow early arable land;. Ø Prioritize high land areas for planting particularly areas along the River Gambia.

NAWEC launches over $23M electricity project, 685 communities to benefit

The Point 07 Jun 2021
The project is co-funded by the WB, EU, EIB as part of The Gambia’s Electricity Restoration and Modernisation Project (GERMP) at a total project costs of US$23,184,685.86 with the contract awarded to TBEA, a Chinese company through a competitive bidding process.

TRRC Ends Public Hearing, 392 Witnesses Testified

Foroyaa 01 Jun 2021
Sise, said on 7 January 2019, eight hundred and seventy-one days ago, they began a unique process of holding live public hearings of the testimonies of the victims as well as those of self-confessed perpetrators of human rights violations and abuses that occurred in The Gambia during the twenty-two-year rule of Yahya Jammeh.

TRRC chair says witnesses before TRRC are mostly victims of atrocities

The Point 31 May 2021
A land of peaceful coexistence! A society imbued with tolerance of the highest order! They could not believe that innocent and ordinary citizens and other nationals found in the territorial jurisdiction of The Gambia, many murdered in cold blood, would be victims of the atrocities narrated.”.

Gambia: Beware of Illegal Land Dealers!

All Africa 08 May 2021
Dispute land continues to be a major problem in The Gambia these days. Land issues have become so serious that most of these disputes end up in our courts ....

Turkish charity gives food aid to needy Gambian families

Anadolu Agency 07 May 2021
The Turkish aid agency has been a partner of the local government authorities in the Gambia and supporting the poor since the opening of its office in 2018 ... Landing Sanneh, the chairman of the Gambia Association of the Local Government Authorities, said ... in the Gambia.”.

Impact of covid-19 on widows in KM

The Point 29 Apr 2021
The Gambia’s Ministry of Health confirmed the country’s first case of coronavirus on Tuesday March 17, 2020 ... Gambia’s land borders with Senegal were opened on Tuesday 17 March 2020 ... All flights in and out of The Gambia, apart from medical and air flight operations were suspended on March 23.

National Assembly Invites Political Parties On Election Bill

Foroyaa 29 Apr 2021
... and code of conduct of the party and will discharge my functions honestly and with utmost sincerity to ensure that I contribute my quota to the best of my ability in transforming The Gambia into a land of liberty, dignity and prosperity for all, free from ignorance and poverty;.

Customers Accuse Solid Properties of Swindling Them

Foroyaa 17 Apr 2021
Saiga Sowe purchased a plot of land from the real estate company at their Brikama Estate and was provided with an Alkalo transfer. In the Gambia, Alkalo transfers are not official transfers ... One Ebrima Ceesay paid 142,000 for two plots of land in Jambanjelly. “This is a typical real estate scam happening in The Gambia,” he said.

‘The United Party welcomes your royal highness to The Gambia Saritadau’

The Point 16 Apr 2021
In wake of the Second World War, as the dawn of a new world order and independence set on the shores of Normandy then cascaded to India and the hallow lands of Africa, Prince Philip visited The Gambia as part of his 1956-57 four-month world tour ... To achieve this goal, The Gambia once again needs to become a “country of change and experiment”.

GCCPC Report Reveals How Unscrupulous Real Estate Dealers Swindle Their Customers

Foroyaa 14 Apr 2021
A recent study on the real estate sector by the Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has revealed that some of the real estate companies are engaged in swindling their customers ... Many people have decried that the companies fail in their duty to allocate plots of land to them even after completing their payments.

Paramount chief calls on Yoruba Community to cherish tradition, culture

The Point 13 Apr 2021
He stressed that kingship is a core tradition and above all, an institution which should be jealously guarded by true sons and daughters in Gambia and Yoruba Communities. No Oba, he added should be recognised in a foreign land, saying an Oba must have a domain within the Oodua ...

Security issue should not be taken for granted: Governor Sanneh

The Point 13 Apr 2021
Immigration is a very important sector when it comes to security in The Gambia, because these are the first point of call when migrants come to the country either by land, sea, or by air.” ... He also advised the two communities to work with the immigration to secure our borders ....

Meet Jacob Wilson-Sey, the first recorded millionaire in the Gold Coast

Ghana Web 10 Apr 2021
According to @GhanaianMuseum on Twitter, his singular act of financing Gold Coast deputation to England to debate the Land Bill of 1897 saved the entire West African coast from their land being ceased as the Property of the British colonial government ... This law helped secure other lands like present-day Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Gambia.

Ballaké Sissoko: picking up the pieces after US customs broke his kora

The Observer 07 Apr 2021
In the Malian language Bamanankan, djourou – the title of Ballaké Sissoko’s forthcoming album – means string. “It’s the string that connects me to others,” he says ... Djelimady and Sidiki Diabaté came from the Gambia to Bamako to play in the ensemble, and so impressed Keita they were given a plot of land to share beneath the presidential palace ... .

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