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Ebola Outbreak Is a ‘Serious Threat’ to Liberia’s Existence, Says Minister

Wednesday 10th September 2014

The epidemic reveals the nation’s “persistent and profound institutional weaknesses” The Ebola virus is “spreading like wildfire and devouring everything in its path,” Liberia’s Defense Minister Brownie Samukai told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday, adding that the outbreak poses … Continue reading

Imperial researcher to lead Ebola vaccine trial in the Gambia

Friday 5th September 2014

The first multi-site trial of an Ebola vaccine has been announced and Professor Beate Kampmann’s team will run the Gambia arm of the trial. Ebola is a viral illness spread by contact with bodily fluids which can cause fever, vomiting, … Continue reading

Ebola outbreak: call to send in military to west Africa to help curb epidemic

Thursday 4th September 2014

Head of Médecins sans Frontières says the world is ‘losing the battle’ as cases and deaths continue to surge. Military teams should be sent to west Africa immediately if there is to be any hope of controlling the Ebola epidemic, … Continue reading

Ebola crisis: Five ways to avoid the deadly virus

Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Ebola is one of the world’s most deadly viruses but is not airborne, so cannot be caught like flu. Medical experts say avoiding it should be quite easy if you follow these tips: 1. Soap and water Wash your hands … Continue reading

Understanding Ebola

Monday 1st September 2014

What are Ebola’s symptoms? Early symptoms include sudden onset of fever, weakness, muscle pain, headaches and a sore throat. These symptoms can appear two to 21 days after infection.The WHO says these nonspecific early symptoms can be mistaken for signs … Continue reading

Gambega Company launches entrepreneurship project

Friday 29th August 2014

Gambega Company Gambia Limited launched another development project called 5 by 20 entrepreneurship skills development project for women in The Gambia, held at the Gambega premises. The project is intended to develop about 100 women entrepreneurs in the country in … Continue reading

American Chamber of Commerce Provides Micro Enterprise Development Training

Wednesday 27th August 2014

The American Chamber of Commerce-The Gambia in collaboration with Gambia Growth Competiveness Project and the Ministry of Trade concluded two-day Micro-Enterprise Development training for its members at Relax Sahel Complex. Speaking at the opening ceremony, the Charge D’ Affair at … Continue reading

RETSAM set to launch clothing line

Tuesday 26th August 2014

Rising hip hop artist Retsam Bad’G and one half of Grandiz crews finest is set to officially launch a joint venture clothing line this summer. Established in 2012 ‘Chambaii Urban Wear’ as it’s written, which literally means you rock, you … Continue reading

X Press Supermarket

Monday 18th August 2014

Xpress Supermarket Gambia Ltd. is the latest entrant onto the domestic groceries scene. They have a large inventory of stock which is ordered using a sophisticated stock replenishment system. This ensures that food and other household items are delivered on … Continue reading

GIG Cinema in The Gambia!

Wednesday 13th August 2014

GIG Lounge is a cinema on Kairaba avenue and we have promotions running all week.  We are trying to give people of The Gambia an entertainment/leisure alternative to. We have comfortable chairs, a big Screen, snacks and drinks available for … Continue reading

Update on Ebola Outbreak in Senegal

Tuesday 12th August 2014

Tests on the 27-year-old man, who was suspected of carrying the Ebola virus and is currently admitted at Matam Hospital in northern Senegal, showed negative, and his health condition has improved. This was announced by Dr. Dodou Sene, chief medical … Continue reading

U.S-Africa Summit 2014

Tuesday 5th August 2014

President Barack Obama has invited the leaders of nearly 50 African nations. For the first ever United States /Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. from August 4th to August 6th. Leaders from fifty African states including The Gambia’s President are … Continue reading

Kairaba Beach Hotel wins Hospitality Excellence 2014 award

Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Kairaba Beach Hotel, one of the major hotels in The Gambia has won the 2014 ‘TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence’ for the fourth time in a row. The management and staff of Kairaba Beach Hotel are proud to announce that they … Continue reading

The Bamboo Garden Hotel

Wednesday 16th July 2014

The Bamboo Garden Hotel  is a 3 star hotel in Gambia which opened its doors in 2013. The Bamboo Garden Hotel nestles in the heart of the famous Senegambia area, settling about two hundred meters offshore and attracted by the … Continue reading

The Oasis Complex

Thursday 10th July 2014

The Oasis is one of Gambia’s most luxurious and affordable living options. Contemporary in concept, and aesthetic in finishes, The Oasis is a home option at its most desirable and affordable best. The Oasis takes up a prime location within … Continue reading

SUNDAY MARKET – BUYERS MEET SELLERS

Monday 30th June 2014

Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency in collaboration with Ministry of Trade, Regional Integration and Employment, Promoting Public Private Partnership geared towards the development of business in the Gambia, are organizing … Continue reading

Sandalee Oil’s Opens new Restaurant Chains

Tuesday 24th June 2014

Sandalee Oil Company,buys and sells petroleum products and engage in general trading of consumer goods and building materials such as cement etc.As part of their efforts at providing customers with quality fuel, household materials and food items, Sandalee Oil and … Continue reading

What’s On Gambia – Happy Video

Friday 20th June 2014

What’s On Gambia – The website that delivers to you latest entertainment news, celebrity gossips, upcoming events, exclusive interviews, and more have released this great video.  Hope you enjoy it as much  as we did check out the vide here … Continue reading

IGI Gamstar Insurance Company

Wednesday 18th June 2014

IGI Gamstar Insurance Company  is one of the leading insurance companies in The Gambia. The company is jointly owned by Gambian shareholders and the Industrial And General Insurance Plc of Nigeria who hold a substantial stake. The company’s mission statement … Continue reading

Count Down to FIFA WORLDCUP BRAZIL 2014

Monday 9th June 2014

The much anticipated Fifa world cup kicks off in a few days from the 12th June- 13th July in Brazil. The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be the 20th FIFA World Cup, It will be the second time that Brazil … Continue reading