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The humanitarian ship the Ocean Viking makes its way into the military base in Toulon, France, Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.

France accepts migrant ship as row with Italy blazes

RTE 12 Nov 2022
France had never before allowed a rescue vessel carrying migrants from the Mediterranean to land on its coast,but did so this time because Italy had refused access ... Ibrahim, a 17-year-old from Gambia, said landing in Toulon was an unexpected "dream" ... I needed to be on dry land.".

WABSA hosts ‘Flight of Osprey Expedition Team’ in Gambia

The Point 11 Nov 2022
“During our stay in The Gambia, we visited Tambi Wetland complex in Banjul, mangrove Bijol Island in Tanji, Kotu Creek, Ndangkan Community in Banjul, WABSA mangrove planting site in Tambi, Tanji Fish Landing site, Bolong Fenyo in Gunjur, Kotu Old Cycle Track, Gambia Birds ...

DoF debunks GEA’s release over new U.S. Embassy site

The Point 02 Nov 2022
A DoF press release sent to this paper yesterday to set the record straight on the controversy surrounding the land, states as follows. ... Following the recently announced acquisition of a portion of land in Bijilo for a new U.S ... In fact, the boundaries of these two portions of land ...

Fisheries Dept poised to transform fisheries value chain

The Point 01 Nov 2022
It is estimated that about 200,000 people in The Gambia depend on artisanal fisheries for their livelihoods ... This promotes the blue economy including value chain, aquaculture, and supports the development of the artisanal or small scale fisheries sector in The Gambia.

Staff Sergeant Brent Maney Family of Melbourne to Be Featured on Military Makeover with Montel

Space Coast Daily 29 Oct 2022
Throughout his varied military career, Maney played a huge part in supporting NASA space shuttle missions from Trans-Atlantic Abort Landing sites in Morocco and Gambia, as well as teaching Special Operations Forces in combat casualty care at multiple schools from 1999-2013.

Kololi women in agony over sale of garden space

The Point 25 Oct 2022
However, at a press briefing yesterday, women gathered to express how disappointed they were with the government over the sale of the land ... He added it would have been even better had the government sold the said land to a Gambian; as both infrastructural development and the money generated would help boost the country’s economy.

The importance of the India-Africa defence dialogueAfrica is a maritime neighbour of India and, therefore, ...

Deccan Herald 23 Oct 2022
It included traditional partners like Ghana and emerging partners like the Gambia, Central African Republic, Cabo Verde and Mauritania. The intensive focus on the land-locked, littoral as well as maritime countries of West and Central Africa is critical for expanding the strategic compass of India's foreign policy.

1st tourist flight arrives with 164 on board

The Point 17 Oct 2022
Speaking to journalists shortly after the landing of the aircraft at the Banjul International Airport, Abubacarr Camara, director general, Gambia Tourism Board, said he was very impressed with the number, adding it’s a blessing as the season had started earlier than expected.

Russia eyes Gambia Fishing Industry

The Point 13 Oct 2022
She pointed out that the construction of key landing sites and the fishing jetty would be a priority in order to attract more and bigger fishing vessels to The Gambia. The fisheries DPS said improving aquaculture in The Gambia should be inevitably accompanied by modern technology, heavy investment and the required capacity.

Destination Gambia records increase in land arrivals in 2021

The Point 30 Sep 2022
According to the Gambia Immigration Department, land was the most popular mode of entry into The Gambia, “as more especially our neighbouring country Senegal visit the destination by land and it is apparent that land arrivals are still being affected by the Covid-19 pandemic as compared to arrivals during the previous years.”.

VP Joof receives South Korean president’s Special envoy Sung-Min JANG

The Point 22 Sep 2022
The Korean envoy said his country shared a lot of commonalities with The Gambia ... In his deliberations, VP Joof thanked Korea for having The Gambia at heart ... The Gambian VP Joof suggested an opportunity for the Koreans to do more study on The Gambia’s land and water quality to be able to respond to its needs in food security.

Gambia: Gambia U-23 Team Arrive in Benin Ahead of Burkina Combat

All Africa 22 Sep 2022
The Gambia U-23 team on Monday landed in Benin prior to their 2023 Africa U-23 Championship first-leg encounter against Burkina Faso ....

‘Gambia’s constitution has no provision for monarchy’

The Point 16 Sep 2022
Speaking to The Point, Chief Bojang stated that The Gambia should retire from being a state where anyone could do whatever they like especially when it doesn't correspond with our constitution. “There is no portion in our constitution where a monarch system is allowed in The Gambia," he reiterated.

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