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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

Gambia Bird Shuts Down

Monday 12th January 2015

After Just 2 years of operations it has come buy shock to everyone on the shutting down of Gambia Bird Airlines. Gambia Bird Airlines has suspended commercial flight operations until further notice. This operational decision is effective as of Tuesday … Continue reading

What’s happening this December in the Gambia?

Friday 19th December 2014

Have you been wondering what events to attend this December? Get ready as the festive season gets into full swing across the Gambia. The country’s top rapper, Gee is launching his newest album, Situations on the 19th December at the … Continue reading

Ebola serum supply reaches Liberia

Wednesday 17th December 2014

According to reports from the BBC,Liberia has begun treating Ebola patients with serum therapy – a treatment made from the blood of recovered survivors. Doctors hope the experimental treatment could help combat the virus that has been sweeping West Africa … Continue reading

Ebola-Free Gambia Group

Monday 1st December 2014

The Ebola Free Gambia group is a group of mostly young Gambians committed to raising awareness on the deadly disease and preventing its outbreak in the country. They announced on Wednesday that they have secured partnership with the Future Awards … Continue reading

Fashion Weekend Gambia 2014

Tuesday 25th November 2014

Fashion Weekend Gambia, is back, servicing the fashion desires of it’s loyal fashion acolytes for it’s third edition. The internationally recognized initiative of an all-female production team, has made it’s way through a myriad of ‘safe’ fashion events and has … Continue reading

Gambia squashes Ebola rumor- Country free from virus

Friday 14th November 2014

Health authorities in The Gambia Thursday dismissed rumors whirling in town that the country has registered its first Ebola case after a tuberculosis patient was hospitalized at the Jammeh Foundation for Peace Hospital in Bundung. The authorities maintain that the … Continue reading

Rapper Gee set to Launch Album “Situations” December 19th

Monday 10th November 2014

Gee undoubtedly is one of the most famous Gambian artists blazing the scene at the moment. As preparation intensifies ahead of his ‘Situations’ album launching, the Gambia’s renowned rapper, held a press conference about the modalities and preparations ahead of … Continue reading

Nigeria Declared Ebola Free by the WHO

Monday 27th October 2014

As Africa and the world grapple with the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and reports of infection in Spain and the United States, international health authorities have declared two West African countries free of Ebola virus transmission. Senegal was declared … Continue reading

Fashion Weekend Gambia Returns for 2014

Monday 20th October 2014

Fashion Weekend Gambia returns for its 3rd year, set for December 5th and 6th 2014. An event that is spearheaded by women within the field of fashion and arts, who wish to create a platform that aspires to bring young … Continue reading

International Tourism Investment Forum 2014

Tuesday 14th October 2014

The upcoming International Tourism Investment Forum 2014 is the maiden edition of a jointly organized tourism investment forum by the Gambia Tourism Board (GTBoard) and the Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA).Below is a statement from GIEPA CEO Fatou … Continue reading

Ebola Death Toll Hits 3431

Friday 10th October 2014

The number of deaths recorded from the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Liberia has risen to 2,069, according to the latest update by the World Health Organization (WHO). In the report released on Saturday in Geneva, Switzerland, WHO said that … Continue reading

World Health Organization organizes Ebola Workshop

Thursday 9th October 2014

The inter-country support team for East and Southern Africa recently held a 3-day orientation workshop for eight unaffected Ebola countries, namely Eritrea, The Gambia, Lesotho, Mauritius, Seychelles, South Africa, South Sudan and Swaziland. As part of The World Health Organization’s … Continue reading

GTBank MD breaks silence on recent Bank heist

Tuesday 30th September 2014

The newly appointed managing director and chief executive officer of Guaranty Trust Bank Gambia Limited has broken silence the on the recent armed robbery that took place at the bank’s branch in Bakau Newtown almost three weeks ago. The incident … Continue reading

Ebola lockdown in Sierra Leone

Wednesday 24th September 2014

Sierra Leone is one of the countries worst affected by the outbreak. On a 3 day lockdown they say more than a million households were surveyed and 130 new cases discovered. More than 90 bodies have been recovered across Sierra … Continue reading