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The Gambia to Advance Reforms in the Electricity and Telecom Sectors

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2020 —The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today a $30 million development policy grant to support The Gambia’s efforts to improve debt and public investment management, improve financial viability and service delivery in the energy and telecom sectors, and enhance[Read More…]

by May 16, 2020 0 comments News
Gambia Goverment Must Expedite Investigation Into Murdered Journalist

Gambia Goverment Must Expedite Investigation Into Murdered Journalist

Sixteen years after murder of Deyda Hydara; the Gambia Police Force (GPF) still not doing enough to find culprits. Sixteen years after the killing of Gambian journalist; Deyda Hydara; police not doing enough in the murder investigation. Deyda Hydara; an investigative journalist and co-founder of[Read More…]

by May 7, 2020 0 comments News
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…]

by May 7, 2020 0 comments News

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…]

by May 7, 2020 0 comments News
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…]

by May 7, 2020 0 comments News
EU Supports Gambia’s COVID-19 Fight

EU Supports Gambia’s COVID-19 Fight

For immediate release The European Union gives 512,640,000 GMD (Є 9,000,000) in support to The Gambia efforts to tackle the Covid-19 crisis Today, the European Commission has granted 512,640,000 GMD (Є 9,000,000) of Budget Support to help The Gambia to implement its responses to the[Read More…]

by April 28, 2020 0 comments News