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Sizzla & others set for Roots Homecoming Festival

Tuesday 15th April 2014

The announcement that one of the world’s most celebrated dancehall stars Sizzla Kolonji, Mataburaka and Erykah Badu alongside others would grace this year’s  11 edition  of the International Roots Homecoming Festival. The Roots homecoming festival serves as a connecting point … Continue reading

No confirmed case of Ebola in The Gambia

Tuesday 8th April 2014

No confirmed case of Ebola has been reported in The Gambia according to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. The Ministry however informed that due to the active surveillance system it has put in place, two people who travelled … Continue reading

Gambia Bird Extends Operations to New Destinations

Tuesday 1st April 2014

The Banjul-based airline, Gambia Bird has extended its operations to three new destinations in West Africa following what officials say is its success in the aviation industry within just 18 months of business. The three new routes that were launched … Continue reading

Congratulations to our UTG Graduates

Friday 28th March 2014

The University of The Gambia has recently graduated 3,866 students in various disciplines in a ceremony held at July 22nd Square in Banjul, attended by President Jammeh, First Lady, Secretary General and Head of Civil Service Momodou Sabally and other … Continue reading

Gambia to host 12th Annual Innovation Africa Digital Summit

Thursday 20th March 2014

The Gambia will host this year’s 12th Annual Innovation Africa Digital (IAD) Summit, in partnership with Extensia from the 25th to 27th March at the Kairaba Beach Hotel. About 300 participants including Africa’s’ Telecom leaders will converge to discuss the … Continue reading

African Growth Through Technology Summit

Tuesday 11th March 2014

The 2014 African Growth Through Technology summit (AGTTS)  attempts to bring the public and private sector together over a three day period from the 5-7TH March at Kairaba Hotel  to discuss, educate and showcase the possibilities and determine ways in … Continue reading

Gambia.com part of 7th Annual Trade Fair

Monday 3rd March 2014

This year’s trade Fair, Kicked off with a bang on Saturday March 1st 2014. The trade fair presents an opportunity for business and industry innovators to showcase their products, services and collaborate with one another.  Gambia.com is pleased to be … Continue reading

The New Coconut Residence Hotel

Wednesday 26th February 2014

The Coconut Residence Hotel, which was closed for sometime to refurbish the place, has now taken a new look and transformed to what they called, ‘The New Coconut Residence Hotel’. This unique and newly transformed hotel, which is now ready … Continue reading

Akon Lighting Africa Project

Wednesday 19th February 2014

Senegalese American R&B and hip-hop recording artist, Akon, in partnership with Give1Project and ADS Global Corporation SA, initiate the project “Akon Lighting Africa”. Akon is presently on a project called, Give 1 Project where he decided to focus on electricity, … Continue reading

Happy 49TH Gambia!

Monday 17th February 2014

The Republic of the Gambia became an independent nation on February 18, 1965. We were the last of the British colonies in Africa to gain independence. The Gambia adopted the motto of “Progress, Peace, Prosperity” following its independence and has been … Continue reading

7th Edition Trade Fair Gambia to be held in March 2014

Wednesday 12th February 2014

The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with Gambia Import and Export Promotion Agency are working towards the organisation of their 7th edition of the trade fair, which serves as a platform where business showcase their products and … Continue reading

Camp Africa 2014 ends

Friday 7th February 2014

120 students from twelve countries completed a one week camp in the Gambia, organized by Camp Africa. The students coming under the Camp Africa UK group with 8 nationalities, the Senegalese group with 4 nationalities, in addition to the Gambian … Continue reading

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS BISA WILLIAMS VISITS THE GAMBIA

Wednesday 5th February 2014

Bisa Williams, a Deputy Secretary in the Bureau of African Affairs of the United States Department of State will be in The Gambia February 1st – 4th to meet with government officials, businesspeople, and members of civil society. Her visit … Continue reading

GCCI holds investment forum

Monday 3rd February 2014

The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), in collaboration with the West African Constellation Program, based in Italy on Monday held an investment forum at the Senegambia Beach Hotel. The objective of the forum was to inform and promote … Continue reading

British Nationals Jailed for GSM Fraud

Wednesday 29th January 2014

The High Court in Banjul has convicted and sentenced two British nationals Abdirizak Hersi and Faysal Ahmed Jama to serve various jail terms. It was revealed that the two sometime in the month of November 2013, around the Senegambia area … Continue reading

KMC provides D1.5M for waste management at Bakoteh dumpsite

Thursday 23rd January 2014

The Bakoteh dumpsite has long been a problem for people living within the vicinity and the young children that live and attend school at the SOS. Almost all the waste from the Kanifing Municipality is dumped there. This not only … Continue reading

Gambia makes it to the World Cup 2014

Tuesday 21st January 2014

Gambian Referee participates in FIFA World Cup 2014 - Be Proud Gambia! History will be made in Brazil this summer as referee Bakary Papa Gassama is expected to become the first Gambian to participate at a senior FIFA World Cup from … Continue reading

The Chain of Hope

Monday 20th January 2014

The Chain of Hope has been working in The Gambia since 2007, building local capacity and providing corrective heart surgery for more than 30 children from the clinics at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital and the MRC Unit, Gambia. … Continue reading

MP Trading Company Limited

Friday 17th January 2014

MP Trading Co. Ltd was incorporated in March 1997 and started operation in June 1997 from its outlet situated at # 1 Kairaba Avenue with a wide range of goods including electronics, electrical, home appliances and building materials supported by … Continue reading

A Night of Black Magique

Monday 23rd December 2013

Black Magique is a Black Tie Event that starts two years ago and is now an annual event every December 25th on Christmas day. It is a combination of a Galla Dinner, Spoken Word, Music and Theatre for those that … Continue reading