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‘Our Sub-region Still Faces Threats’

‘Our Sub-region Still Faces Threats’

President Adama Barrow told regional heads of state TV that “amid the COVID-19 pandemic, our sub-region still faces political and security threats, including electoral issues and their negative impact on efforts to sustain an enabling environment for development.  This calls for urgent attention and engagement[Read More…]

by September 10, 2020 0 comments Politics
Are We Poor (Or Aren’t We Mismanaged)?

Are We Poor (Or Aren’t We Mismanaged)?

The Gambia is one of the poorest nations in the world. In 2020 Gambia is ranked 9th poorest nation in the world with an estimated US$480 (GMD 24,000) gross domestic product (GDP) per capita. That simply means GDP over population (GDP/population). GDP is the aggregate[Read More…]

by September 10, 2020 0 comments News

Industry lobbying US Government to turn Africa into America’s plastics waste bin 

The American Chemistry Council has lobbied the US government during the COVID-19 pandemic to use a US-Kenya trade deal to expand the plastics industry’s footprint across Africa. Documents obtained by Unearthed – Greenpeace’s investigative journalism platform – through the Freedom of Information Act show that[Read More…]

by September 10, 2020 0 comments News
EU Strengthens Gambia’s Competitiveness

EU Strengthens Gambia’s Competitiveness

The European Union is pleased to announce the signature of a new contract with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) within the West Africa Competitiveness Programme (WACOMP). “With the accelerating number of COVID-19 cases in the country and globally, it is most likely that[Read More…]

by August 13, 2020 0 comments News
NA Urged To Combat COVID-19

NA Urged To Combat COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Gambia: Citizens escalate matters to National Assembly Members- to reconvene and show urgent action and leadership in combating COVID-19   Gambia citizens and home and abroad escalate request to National Assembly representatives, after a deadline by President Barrow to appear in[Read More…]

by August 13, 2020 0 comments Politics
Colley Wins 2020 Youth Excellence Award

Colley Wins 2020 Youth Excellence Award

OUSAINU COLLEY WINS 2020 YOUTH EXCELLENCE AWARD    Ousainu Colley, alias Ousainu-Gambia, has been named winner of The Stone Circle’s Youth Excellence Award (YEA) 2020. The award is given in commemoration of the International Youth Day – the UN’s annual celebration of the role of[Read More…]

by August 13, 2020 0 comments News