The Gambia

  • [The Point] Ebrima Sillah, the newly appointment minister of Transport, Works and Infrastructure has claimed that in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness in public service delivery, the government through a World Bank funded Project under the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, is in the process of digitising revenue collection and public procurement systems.
  • [The Point] NEW YORK, 17 May 2022–The number of children with severe wasting was rising even before war in Ukraine threatened to plunge the world deeper into a spiralling global food crisis – and it's getting worse, UNICEF warned in a new Child Alert.
  • [The Point] Gam-Petroleum depot supervisor and acting operations manager, Tuesday told the High Court that the company's total record in physical stuck of gas oil on 21 October 2021 was 2398.193 litres and the total for Gasoline was 3,489,503 litres.
  • [The Point] Rohey Malick Lowe, the Lord Mayor of Banjul City Council (BCC) who was the President of Rafela Internal Gambia Chapter, has won the Rafela Africa Presidency, a position she contested with other Mayors in Africa. The election was held in Kenya.
  • [The Point] A woman yesterday told the Kanifing Magistrates' Court to send her son to Mile 2 Prison. She made this remark before Magistrate Colley.
  • [The Point] The Gambia Revenue Authority GRA on Wednesday 17th May 2022, engaged dozens of Women Entrepreneurs from Gambia Women Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) with the view to deepening their understanding on various revenue laws administered by GRA.
  • [Foroyaa] Accordong to information gathered by these reporters, domstic poultry producers face high risks of loosing their birds due to shortage of poultry feed.
  • [The Point] Altogether Giving Africa (AGA), a UK/Gambia charity on Thursday 12th May 2022 supported Bajana village in Foni, West Coast Region of The Gambia with a barrel of food items. In addition to the food items, the trust also supported the community with clothes and shoes.
  • [The Point] In The Gambia, malnutrition is a major health issue. In four of the seven regions of the country (Basse, Janjangbure, Kuntaur and Mansa Konko), eight percent of the population are food insecure or highly vulnerable to food insecurity, with the most vulnerable groups being women and children. Statistics indicate that food insecurity increased […]
  • [The Point] The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) was over the weekend forced to come out with a clarification after it was countered by the national broadcaster, The Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS) and private television, QTV.


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