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Yearly Archives: 2015

Ramadan Kareem

Wednesday 24th June 2015

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is a time of fasting for the Islamic people. Each day during this month, Muslims all over the world abstain from eating, drinking, smoking, as well as participating in anything … Continue reading

Senegalese singer Thione Seck is under police custody

Tuesday 16th June 2015

Senegalese singer Thione Seck is under police custody after being accused of possessing counterfeit notes to the tune of fifty million Euros. Seck is helping Senegalese detectives with their investigations.   He was due to perform in Banjul with his … Continue reading

Akon Lights Up Africa With Solar Energy

Wednesday 10th June 2015

Akon is providing sustainable living options to people in African countries. The Senegalese-American singer’s initiative, appropriately called Akon Lighting Africa, aims to supply electricity to 600 million people in Africa who lack it with the launch of the Solar Academy. … Continue reading

Eco Bank Launches Platinum Visa Service

Friday 5th June 2015

The Ecobank Visa Platinum is a personalized Platinum Visa Debit Card that is highly secure with Chip & PIN technology.The Platinum Visa Debit is the defining purchasing tool for premium cardholders looking for worldwide acceptance, excellent service and access to … Continue reading

GCCI Business Awards

Wednesday 27th May 2015

The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) this past Friday awarded Gambia’s best in business for the year 2014 at the 22nd Edition of its annual Gambia Business Awards Dinner, at the Ocean Bay Hotel.The occasion also served as … Continue reading

SSHFCSA set for another mega event for OPIEAH project

Tuesday 19th May 2015

The Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation Staff Association under its Operation Promote Investment in Education, Agriculture and Health (OPIEAH) project, is gearing up for its 2015 annual fundraising event to be held on June 5th at the Paradise Suites … Continue reading

Illegal beach bars in tourism area to be demolished

Friday 15th May 2015

The Ministry of Tourism and Culture and the Gambia Tourism Board are embarking on a clean up operation to demolish illegally constructed beach bars within the Tourism Development Area. The demolition exercise wants to deal with encroachments on the TDA … Continue reading

Gambian wins Middleweight Boxing Championship

Thursday 30th April 2015

Badou Jack a Gambian won his first world title WBC super-middleweight title.  Badou Jack put on a career-best performance, scoring a majority decision win over Anthony Dirrell to win the WBC super middleweight title in the main event of PBC … Continue reading

GCCI prepares for 2015 Business Awards Gala Dinner

Wednesday 29th April 2015

The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry is at an advanced stage in preparing for its next Business Awards Gala Dinner scheduled to take place in May this year at the Ocean Bay Hotel in Cape Point, Bakau. This year’s … Continue reading

Eumeu Sene Visits The Gambia

Thursday 16th April 2015

This past weekend Eumeu sene famous Senegalese wrestler made history by defeating Balla Gaye 2 in a very anticipated wrestling match for the second time,watched by people from all over West Africa. Claiming the title of Champion of the wrestling … Continue reading

GCCI validates 2015 Employer’s Guide

Wednesday 1st April 2015

The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry validated its first ever Employer’s Guide at a ceremony held at  its headquarters in Bijilo on March 30th 2015.The International Labour Organisation funded the Employer’s Guide initiative, and the forum attracted participants from … Continue reading

GRA Raises Sensitization Campaign at this Year’s Trade Fair

Wednesday 25th March 2015

The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) has on display the type of taxes administered by the tax collector at its stalls at the Trade Fair Gambia International currently under way at the Independence Stadium Bakau.Some of the taxes include Capital Gains … Continue reading

Gambia Hosts Investors Forum 2015

Monday 23rd March 2015

The Gambia has held another Italian investors forum focusing on construction, energy, hotel, designing, information and ICT at the Kairaba Beach Hotel. The forum, which followed the recently-concluded meeting of the Alluworld investors from Italy with their Gambian counterparts, discussed … Continue reading

International Womens Day

Thursday 12th March 2015

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually every 8th March. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation, and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political, and social achievements. Originally started … Continue reading

Brussels Airlines launches ‘Africa is not Ebola’ campaign

Wednesday 25th February 2015

Brussels Airlines recently launched a campaign it hopes would help the continent recover from the lingering and devastating economic impact of Ebola.  The initiative is called “Africa is Not Ebola,” which could be followed on Speaking at the ceremony … Continue reading

Gambia Gets Ready for its 50th Independence Anniversary

Wednesday 18th February 2015

Several heads of state have been invited to grace the occasion for Gambia’s 50th Independence Anniversary to be celebrated Wednesday 18 February 2015. Amongst the guest expected to grace the occasion are Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone, John Mahama … Continue reading

Nigerian Superstar Wizkid set to perform at Independence Stadium

Friday 13th February 2015

The Gambia will celebrate its 50th Independence anniversary on the 18th February2015 and as part of the celebrations there will be a massive music concert in the country. None other than Wiz kid Afro beats singer, Nigerian mega superstar, is … Continue reading

Horticultural womens groups sensitized on marketing and networking

Monday 9th February 2015

Women’s Groups which are engaged in horticultural production in the districts of lower and upper Fulladu West in Central River Region over the weekend concluded a two-week sensitization program on marketing techniques, networking, group formation and strengthening, among others. Concern … Continue reading

US$1M scheme to empower Gambian poultry farmers

Monday 26th January 2015

An out-grower scheme, financed at the tune of US$1M has commenced at the EMPAS Poultry Farm in Farato, aimed at empowering Gambian poultry farmers for the growth of the poultry sub-sector. The project, supported by the Gambia Growth and Competiveness … Continue reading

Gambian Fashion Designer Ndey Fatou Ceesay and her Brand NOIR

Monday 19th January 2015

In the short year since its creation the brand Noir has made quite the impact in The Gambia. The clothing line, turned boutique, was cultivated by Gambian born Ndeyfatou Ceesay. Being the daughter of a noted fashion designer in their … Continue reading