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News Gambia: Narrow win for Gambia president’s party in legislative vote

Published on: Sunday 10 April 2022
Narrow win for Gambia president’s party in legislative vote
News source: https://guardian.ng/news/world/narrow-win-for-gambia-presidents-party-in-legislative-vote/

Gambian President Adama Barrow's party won a narrow victory in legislative elections but fell short of the majority needed to govern the West African country alone, results showed Sunday.

News Gambia: Gambia president's party falls short of majority in legislative vote

Published on: Sunday 10 April 2022
Gambia president's party falls short of majority in legislative vote
News source: https://www.rfi.fr/en/africa/20220410-gambia-president-s-party-falls-short-of-majority-in-legislative-vote-adama-barrow-national-peoples-party

Gambian President Adama Barrow's party won a narrow victory in legislative elections but fell short of the majority needed to govern the West African country alone, results showed Sunday.

News Gambia: Gambia: NCAC, UNESCO Launch Over U.S.$50k to Safeguard Intangible Cultural Heritage Project

Published on: Tuesday 05 April 2022
Gambia: NCAC, UNESCO Launch Over U.S.$50k to Safeguard Intangible Cultural Heritage Project
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/202204060343.html

The National Centre for Arts and Culture under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture in conjunction with partners on Friday, 1 April 2022, officially launched a $50,590.00 two-year project titled: 'Strengthening National Capacities for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage and Contributing to Sustainable Development in The Gambia'.

News Gambia: Gambia celebrates Int’l Jazz Day

Published on: Friday 08 April 2022
Gambia celebrates Int’l Jazz Day
News source: https://thepoint.gm/arts-and-culture/gambia-celebrates-intl-jazz-day

The Gambia recently joined the rest of the world to celebrate International Jazz festival held at Alliance Francais. The event which was organized by the National Commission for UNESCO in collaboration with Alliance Francais and sponsored by Africell was presented by Mahtarr E. Njai.

News Gambia: Amapiano can take over Afrobeats – Singer, Gerian

Published on: Saturday 09 April 2022
Amapiano can take over Afrobeats – Singer, Gerian
News source: https://tribuneonlineng.com/amapiano-can-take-over-afrobeats-singer-gerian/

Nigerian singer, songwriter and performer, Ikponmwosa Alex Idehen, also known as Gerian believes the new Amapiano sound can take ov34 Afrobeats. Gerian ...

News Gambia: Gambia: Low turnout in national assembly vote

Published on: Saturday 09 April 2022
Gambia: Low turnout in national assembly vote
News source: http://apanews.net/en/news/gambia-low-turnout-in-national-assembly-election

There has been a low voter turnout as Gambians head out to cast their ballot in national assembly elections on Saturday, the first since a historic presidential vote saw incumbent Adama Barrow ...

News Gambia: The Gambia votes for a new National Assembly

Published on: Friday 08 April 2022
The Gambia votes for a new National Assembly
News source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/the-gambia-votes-for-a-new-national-assembly/ar-AAW20WB

Gambians have gone to the polls to vote for a new National Assembly in an election set to consolidate a young democracy. Polls opened at 8am (08:00 GMT) and will close at 5pm (17:00 GMT) for the ...

News Gambia: Qatari philanthropist donates food items worth over D2.5M

Published on: Wednesday 06 April 2022
Qatari philanthropist donates food items worth over D2.5M
News source: https://thepoint.gm/africa/gambia/national-news/qatari-philanthropist-donates-food-items-worth-over-d2-5m

The donation took place at the Management Development Institute (MDI). The donations are facilitated by a Gambian friend Alhagie Alieu Jarju, who expressed profound gratitude for the immense support provided by Al Noimi to the people of The Gambia.

News Gambia: Q-Group launches 14th edition of annual “Ramadan Ndogou

Published on: Thursday 31 March 2022
Q-Group launches 14th edition of annual “Ramadan Ndogou
News source: https://thepoint.gm/africa/gambia/headlines/q-group-launches-14th-edition-of-annual-ramadan-ndogou

  The gesture was part of the donor’s culture of caring and sharing especially in the month of Ramadan. The convergence was attended by executive members of the Supreme Islamic Council and other religious and influential leaders.

News Gambia: Gambia: Qatari Philanthropist Donates Food Items Worth Over D2.5 Million

Published on: Thursday 07 April 2022
Gambia: Qatari Philanthropist Donates Food Items Worth Over D2.5 Million
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/202204080118.html

A Qatari philanthropist, Muhammed Al Noimi last Wednesday donated bags of rice and sugar to nearly 1700 households across the country.

News Gambia: PS Sanyang says Umbro partnership seeks to support Gambia’s sports

Published on: Friday 08 April 2022
PS Sanyang says Umbro partnership seeks to support Gambia’s sports
News source: https://thepoint.gm/africa/gambia/sports/ps-sanyang-says-umbro-partnership-seeks-to-support-gambias-sports

PS Sanyang was speaking on Wednesday during the signing ceremony of his ministry and Umbro brand at MoYS office. “The agreement is testament of the commonalities that unify our organisations and genuine passion for football and sport as a whole,” Sanyang added.

News Gambia: Gambia: Survey Reveals Govt Failing in Major Sectors

Published on: Thursday 07 April 2022
Gambia: Survey Reveals Govt Failing in Major Sectors
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/202204080122.html

A survey conducted by the Center for Policy, Research and Strategic Studies (CepRass) has revealed that The Gambia government is failing in almost all sectors.

News Gambia: ECOWAS deploys 40 observers for National Assembly election in The Gambia

Published on: Friday 08 April 2022
ECOWAS deploys 40 observers for National Assembly election in The Gambia
News source: http://www.apanews.net/en/news/ecowas-deploys-40-observers-for-national-assembly-election-in-the-gambia

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says that it has deployed 40 observers for the ECOWAS Election Observation Mission (ECOWAS-EOM) to the National Assembly Election in The Gambia.

News Gambia: Gambia vote to consolidate democracy as president eyes boost

Published on: Thursday 07 April 2022
Gambia vote to consolidate democracy as president eyes boost
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/gambia-vote-consolidate-democracy-president-091834280.html

Gambians vote for lawmakers on Saturday in legislative elections that should consolidate a young democracy and may see President Adama Barrow strengthen his power after winning re-election last year.

News Gambia: Paysend partners with Afrimoney to enable transfers to the Gambia and Sierra Leone

Published on: Wednesday 06 April 2022
Paysend partners with Afrimoney to enable transfers to the Gambia and Sierra Leone
News source: https://ibsintelligence.com/ibsi-news/paysend-partners-with-afrimoney-to-enable-transfers-to-the-gambia-and-sierra-leone/

Paysend, the UK-based FinTech, today announces a technology partnership with Afrimoney, the mobile money service provided by Africell ...

News Gambia: NAWEC and SENELEC enter into 50MW PPA in The Gambia

Published on: Wednesday 06 April 2022
NAWEC and SENELEC enter into 50MW PPA in The Gambia
News source: https://www.esi-africa.com/industry-sectors/transmission-and-distribution/nawec-and-senelec-enter-into-50mw-ppa-in-the-gambia/

NAWEC in The Gambia has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Société Nationale d’électricité du Sénégal (Senelec).

News Gambia: Gambia: GPU Provides Safety Hotlines for Journalists

Published on: Thursday 07 April 2022
Gambia: GPU Provides Safety Hotlines for Journalists
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/202204070673.html

As journalists and media workers are deployed in the field for coverage of the voting process, Gambia Press Union (GPU) has provided safety hotlines to monitor the situation and act accordingly, as ...

News Gambia: Gambia: 'Unemployment Increases Youth Vulnerability, Involvement in Crime'

Published on: Thursday 07 April 2022
Gambia: 'Unemployment Increases Youth Vulnerability, Involvement in Crime'
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/202204070672.html

According to the National Youth Council (NYC) in its 2019 to 2028 Youth Policy, the increasing joblessness and underemployment of young people increase their vulnerability and involvement in the crime ...