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6 Dec 2021
Adama Barrow comfortably won a second term in The Gambia's presidential election, with thousands of his supporters celebrating in the streets of Banjul, although his opponents disputed the results announced late Sunday.
7 Sep 2021
A freedom of information advocacy, research, and litigation law firm in Nigeria, FOI Counsel, has commended The Gambia for signing the Access to Information Bill 2021 into law.
8 Sep 2020
As part of an effort to support the project for the Protection of Child Victims of Violations known as (PAPEV), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has donated kits and sanitary materials to victims in Senegal. ECOWAS in partnership with the Regional Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)…
Cape Verde
7 Jun 2020
Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent, after Asia. At about 30.3 million km² including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. With 1.3 billion people as of 2018, it accounts for about 16% of the world's human population. All of the five smallest African…
9 Apr 2020
Nigeria and 38 African countries are to benefit from the United States of America’s $250m funding announced by the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) for developing countries.
19 Jan 2020
The announcement of the takeoff of ECOWAS Currency, ECO, would have inspired mutual applause and unreserved general commendations.
11 Sep 2019
I was wondering what offense would a five-year-old girl have committed to deserve such a heavy spank. I watched her scurried away from her mother to the far corner of her bed, looking petrified.
23 Jun 2019
The Gambia is known as “The Smiling Coast of Africa” because it is one of the happiest places to be in the world. Asides its golden sand beaches, gorgeous resorts and rich history, the people of Gambia are absolutely friendly. Here are a few things to do while visiting: Where to stay The Gambia has…
11 Apr 2019
If William Shakespeare lived in the 21st century, Shylock might not have made the foil to Antonio. After all, with the prodigious inroads of the Jews into every realm of human endeavour- ranging from the arts to the sciences and high-profile businesses - the respect they have earned would have served as an impregnable bulwark…
22 Feb 2018
They were written off after losing 1-2 to visiting Hawks of The Gambia in Uyo, but Akwa United confounded all their critics yesterday when they went to Banjul to record a fantastic 2-0 win. Many who watched the first leg at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in o knew that the Udom Emmanuel boys had it…
16 Feb 2018
Akwa United surprisingly lost its opening game of the CAF Confederation Cup 1-2 to Hawks of The Gambia at home last weekend. The defeat came despite the fact that the Uyo-based team dominated possession throughout the game. And now, for the team to remain in the competition, Akwa United must beat Hawks in Banjul by…
23 May 2017
The Gambia's longtime former ruler Yahya Jammeh stole at least $50-million from the state, the country's justice minister said Monday, in the first major anti-corruption move by the country's new president.

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has restated its commitment to partnering with financial institutions to provide start-up loans to corps members to become entrepreneurs.
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