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Ceesay to expand opportunities to youth, neglected groups

The Point 31 Mar 2023
“We will look for support from a mixture of private, voluntary and public sector funders, working collaboratively with them to expand opportunity to youth, women and groups that have been neglected for too long,” he said on Tuesday at Woodpeckers Hotel and Resorts during his endorsement by the Gambia Amputee Association.

How to beat the half-term fare rip-offs — plus the best deals to book now

The Times/The Sunday Times 11 Sep 2022
Other long-haul, flight-inclusive bargains include a week’s B&B at the Kombo Beach Hotel in the Gambia for £899pp; a week’s B&B at the Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa Merlin Beach in Thailand for £937pp based on a family of four with children under 12 ...

President to lay foundation stone for five-star hotel on disputed land

Foroyaa 18 Jul 2022
... the forthcoming OIC Heads of State and Governments Summit in The Gambia ... “Radisson Blu Banjul is established under a new company called IMMOGAM Hotels and Resorts, which is jointly owned by the people of The Gambia, through the government, and the concessionaire, Immoland Sarl.

Momodou Lamine Bah is new Gambian Ambassador to US

The Point 14 Jul 2022
October 2009 to February 2014 Project Manager(Consultant) – Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) Project, Accountant General’s Department, Ministry of Finance & Economic Affairs, Banjul, The Gambia ... June 2003 to August 2005 Finance & Admin Manager – Sunbeach Hotel & Resort, Bakau, The Gambia May 2002 to May 2003.

Gambia signs $68 million World Bank grant to revive tourism

Reuters 06 Jul 2022
BANJUL, July 5 (Reuters) - Gambia and the World Bank signed a $68 million grant on Tuesday to revive the ocean-facing West African country's tourism sector, representatives of both parties announced at a ceremony ... The pandemic caused Gambia's economic growth to contract ...

Lectures for UTG Students Conducted Under Neem Tree

Foroyaa 22 Apr 2022
Amid classroom shortage at the University of The Gambia (UTG) Brikama campus, lecturers and students had resorted to having lectures under a neem tree. Several lectures were held in the open and under trees due to a shortage of classrooms following the commencement of the Gambia College examination.

Lemn Sissay interview: ‘I found the idea that poetry could put me on a plane mind-blowing’

The Times/The Sunday Times 03 Apr 2022
Later that year I made my first trip to Africa to be reunited with my mother, who was working for the United Nations in the Gambia ... Then the next day I met someone on the flight to Gambia who knew my mum ... We drove on to Fajara, which is a smart beach resort where my mum lived ... The Gambia was the perfect introduction to Africa for me ... MY HOLS ... MY HOLS ... .

UN Peacebuilding Fund reaches $26M

The Point 31 Mar 2022
The PBF has been one of the early supporters of the political transition in The Gambia. Speaking at Tamala Beach Resort, Noah Touray, secretary ... He added that the PBF investment commitment in The Gambia has reached a total of $26 million in the past five years, covering 13 projects.


Foroyaa 29 Nov 2021
A three-day training on Islamic Macro-Finance principles for Micro Finance Institutions in the Gambia started at a local hotel/resort on Thursday, 25 November, 2021 ... “The Small Ruminant Production Enhancement Project is funded by the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Government of the Gambia.

How much it costs to travel from every international airport to the city centre

Independent online (SA) 17 Aug 2021
But, it isn't all bad ... Enfidha-Hammamet International Airport in Tunisia, for example, costs just $2.50 (R37.25), and there are airport taxis for under $5 (R74.51) in Equatorial Guinea and Gambia. The priciest trip is Taba International Airport to Taba, which is 40km away, at the Egyptian resort city ... .

The Gambia: In need of clean water

Ghana Business News 09 Jul 2021
The two were at The Gambia’s second biggest hospital, Serekunda General Hospital, where the toddler had been diagnosed with diarrhoea ... Hardly any of The Gambia’s public health centres have the facilities to examine and identify what strain of bacteria is causing diarrhoea in their patients.

How the global demand for seafood is leading Chinese factories to pollute an African nation

Yahoo Daily News 30 Mar 2021
Gunjur, a town of some fifteen thousand people, sits on the Atlantic coastline of southern Gambia, the smallest country on the African continent ... The following spring, he wrote a letter to Gambia’s environmental minister, calling the death of the lagoon “an absolute disaster.” Pollution at these levels, Manjang concluded, could only have one source.

Africa roundup: Liverpool star Keita tests positive for virus

Beijing News 13 Oct 2020
A spate of positive tests have forced two internationals scheduled for Tuesday -- Guinea v Gambia and Mali v Iran -- to be cancelled ... Guinea had to call off a friendly match against the Gambia scheduled for Portugal as positive coronavirus tests left them with insufficient players to form a team.

Africa roundup: Liverpool star Naby Keita tests positive for virus

BE Soccer 13 Oct 2020
A spate of positive tests have forced two internationals scheduled for Tuesday -- Guinea v Gambia and Mali v Iran -- to be cancelled ... Guinea had to call off a friendly match against the Gambia scheduled for Portugal as positive coronavirus tests left them with insufficient players to form a team.

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