Archive for May, 2020

European Union Scales up Support to Gambia’s Coastal and Marine Zone resilience to Climate Change   

European Union Scales up Support to Gambia’s Coastal and Marine Zone resilience to Climate Change  

++ PRESS RELEASE +++ For immediate release Banjul, 06 May 2020 This week the European Union provided 73,000,000.00 GMD (1,353,120 EUR) to fund a long term technical assistance team to work in support of the National Environment Agency and Department of Water Resources in mitigating[Read More…]

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Gambian Returnees Produce Protective Equipment for COVID-19 Frontline Border Officials

Banjul – The rapid spread of COVID-19 in West and Central Africa, which has infected over 8,000 people and led to the deaths of over 200, has led to a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). To enhance the availability of basic medical supplies in[Read More…]

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An Islamic Perspective on Coronavirus in a Globalised World

An Islamic Perspective on Coronavirus in a Globalised World

By: Dr Alhagi Manta Drammeh (PGCerTHE, Fellow Higher Education Academy, Royal Society of Arts, UK) [Associate Professor, Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education, UK]   Coronavirus coded Covid-19 has yet again exposed the fragility of the human beings, while emphasising the fact that global challenges require[Read More…]

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UDP Leader Salutes Gambian Workers

UDP Leader Salutes Gambian Workers

Press Statement from UDP Secretary General Secretary General of the UDP Workers’ Day & World Press Freedom Day Messages: COVID-19 and the impact on Agriculture in The Gambia –1st & 3rd May 2020 My Dear Compatriots, Over the weekend the World Press Freedom Day and[Read More…]

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The EU Reinforces Technical Assistance to Support The Gambia in Facing the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemics

For immediate release The European Union (EU) is reinforcing its Technical Assistance to The Gambia, with an additional financial support of 550,000 Euro (around 30 million Dalasi). This is another move  in support to Government’s efforts to tackle the covid-19 crisis, and to address the[Read More…]

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3rd Reaction to the Draft Constitution from Dabanani Law 

3rd Reaction to the Draft Constitution from Dabanani Law 

Equality or exceptionalism: embedding preferential treatment in the Draft Constitution As we continue to interrogate the proposed Draft Constitution (the Draft) in the tradition of public conversation, issues central to equality and the fundamental precept of the separation of powers are being partially considered in[Read More…]

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