Latest News for: Gambia land


Police release e-fit image of man found dead in plane undercarriage

AOL 02 Jun 2023
The man’s body was discovered after a Tui flight from Banjul in The Gambia landed at Gatwick Airport at around 4am on December 7.

Ghost Villages in Foni as Casamance War Intensifies

Foroyaa 12 May 2023
Some villages along the Senegal-Gambia border have turned into ghost towns as women and young children vacate their residences ... We have recovered dozens of shells that landed within my village together with members of the Gambia Armed Force who came for a patrol ... of the Gambia.

Religious, political leaders issue statements on religious concern in Gambia

The Point 12 May 2023
The statements from the Gambia Christian Council and the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) are as follows.. THE GAMBIA CHRISTIAN COUNCIL (GCC). Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Fellow Gambians and all those residing in The Gambia ... FOR THE GAMBIA OUR HOME LAND ... God bless the Republic of The Gambia.

People Flee Gunfire & Shell Strikes at Gambia-Senegal Border 

Foroyaa 10 May 2023
Kawsu Colley, an eyewitness said he visited some of the affected villages because his relatives are there and he was able to pick some shells that landed within the Gambia territory ... “I can confirm to you that the shooting is not taking place in the Gambia territory, but shells are landing in some villages along the border.

‘Gambia’s economy is not doing well’

The Point 10 May 2023
Speaking to The Point exclusively at his home, Mr Kurang said he believes the country is not doing well, noting The Gambia is a largely agricultural-based economy that depends on the tourism industry for foreign exchange and that none of those sectors is growing as expected.

8 Ancient Voyages That Changed the World

Ancient Origins 06 May 2023
His most famous achievement is perhaps discovering the land of Thule in the Northern Atlantic ... Pytheas described Thule as a land of perpetual ice and snow where the sun barely rose ... After a few weeks at sea, Columbus and his crew spotted land, which they believed to be Asia.

Israel at 75: Ex-soldier, Muslim leader and other locals reflect on Jewish state's legacy

Burlington County Times 26 Apr 2023
On May 14, 1948, Zionist leader David Ben-Gurion declared Israel’s independence, fulfilling a centuries-old dream of a Jewish state in the Holy Land but also touching off decades of war, terrorism and conflict ... "The feeling and honor of being in the Holy Land is indescribable," he said ... That is the promised land for me.

UDP reacts to Sanyang-Gunjur environmental disaster

The Point 19 Apr 2023
“The Sanyang-Gunjur beach for the past few days has been a sore sight littered with dead and rotten fish for miles due to illegal fishing of companies licensed by the Gambia Government Ministry of Fisheries and operated by Chinese nationals ... There are inadequate monitoring mechanisms of the license conditions within the Gambia Government.

The fishy business of a Chinese factory in The Gambia

Yahoo Daily News 16 Apr 2023
Fishermen in Gunjur, The Gambia ... It uses vast quantities of fish, such as sardinella and bonga, which make up at least half of The Gambia's total protein intake ... This is despite the fact that Gambian law prohibits foreign nationals leasing land for more than 26 years, according to the political watchdog Watch Gambia.

Kelso-born author explores climate change, human condition in new memoir

TDN 09 Apr 2023
Then she went to Gambia, a sovereign state on the West African Coast where the vast majority of people depend on agriculture to survive ... Increasingly unpredictable floods, long dry spells and stronger storms had already killed hundreds of thousands of people globally by the time she landed in Gambia, she writes.

UN water conference showcases cross-border cooperation

People Daily 25 Mar 2023
For The Gambia, whose parliament approved its accession to the Water Convention last week, membership will make a significant contribution to the more ... The Gambia is a downstream country along the Senegal River, which shares all its land borders with convention party Senegal.

The Gambia country profile

Yahoo Daily News 24 Mar 2023
Map of the Gambia ... Despite the presence of the Gambia River, which runs through the middle of the country, only one-sixth of the land is arable, and poor soil quality has led to the predominance of one crop - peanuts ... Some key dates in Gambia's history.. Sir Dauda Jawara was The Gambia's leader from independence in 1965 until he was ousted in 1994.

Roundup: UN water conference showcases cross-border cooperation 24 Mar 2023
For The Gambia, whose parliament approved its accession to the Water Convention last week, membership will make a significant contribution to the more ... The Gambia is a downstream country along the Senegal River, which shares all its land borders with convention party Senegal.

NEA’s GEF 6 Project Supports Capacity of Local Government Institutions, Stakeholders

Foroyaa 07 Mar 2023
... community-based organizations, civil society organizations, the Local Environment Committees (LECs), and other stakeholders involved in biodiversity conservation and sustainable land management in the Kuntaur LGA and the Central River Region segment of the River Gambia.

Türkiye advanced in agriculture, irrigation, says Gambian minister

Anadolu Agency 03 Mar 2023
This is something that Türkiye has the capacity to extend to the Gambia and we'll be looking forward to that," Demba Sabally told Anadolu ... The Gambia is a small country, but the arable land is like over 500,000 acres, and we are only cultivating about 200,000," he said, adding that 65% of the population is young.

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