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The idea behind this column is to promote the culture of eating what we grow and growing what we eat. This column is proudly sponsored by FARM FRESH which is The Gambia's first online Vegetables and Fruits Delivery service (www.farmfresh.gm) allowing anyone from within The Gambia or abroad to place orders online or via phone and have the items delivered to their doorsteps at home or at the office....

Mauritania opposition boycott presidential election

Mauritanians voted Saturday to choose their next president, but the incumbent seems certain to retain power because of a boycott by major opposition parties. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, who assumed power in a coup in 2008 and won elections a year later, has been a staunch ally of the West in facing the growing terror threat in West Africa...

World Cup: Papa plays central referee today

As retired Fifa and Caf referee leader Omar Sey expertly predicted here on Thursday, Gambian referee Bakary Papa Gassama will be the central referee in one of today's simultaneous fixtures at the World Cup...

Statement by Madam Agnès Guillaud, chargée d’affaires a.i. Delegation of the European Union to The Gambia MDG C1 launching, 18/06/2014

It is my pleasure to welcome all of you here today, on the occasion of the handing-over of fertiliser financed by the European Union under the MDG 1c Programme aimed at improving food security through crop production intensification and school feeding. ..

New project to build competitiveness of sesame, cashew, groundnut sectors

A new project commissioned at the Ministry of Trade and Industry has the aim of building the competitiveness of the sesame, cashew and groundnut sectors in the Gambia...

PRIVATISE NAWEC – DARBOE

Opposition leader and top lawyer, Ousainou Darboe, has said the perennial failure of the national utilities company to provide regular electricity is due to “too much interference and lack of political will” and therefore it should be privatised...

Vision 2020: Jammeh not complacent

Momodou Sabally, secretary general and head of the civil service has said that President Yahya Jammeh is not known for complacency in his pursuit of Vision 2020 development indicators because the stakes are high and his ambition to raise the country to higher heights will never abate...

Mayor thumps up Turo Darboe’s NGO

The mayor of Kanifing municipality, Alhaji Yankuba Colley, has expressed his happiness at the quality and scale of Vision Development Foundation's interventions in rehabilitating crucial access roads in his municipality...

US-Gambia relations strong and growing – Chief US diplomat

The head of the United States diplomatic mission in The Gambia, Mr Richard Yoneoka has hailed the bilateral cooperation that exists between Banjul and Washington as "strong and growing stronger"....

Gambia Serahules showcase beauty contest, rich culture

Serahule Youth Development Organisation (SYDO), an umbrella body of Serahule community in The Gambia recently convened its second edition of Miss Soninkara and cultural night aimed at showing the rich cultural diversity of the Serahules....

Kabafita Upper Basic School speech and prize-giving

Over 350 students were awarded certificates and prizes after seating for the entry examinations of the Gambia Basic Certificate Examination GABECE at ceremony held at the Kabafita Upper Basic School in Brikama. Outstanding students in different subjects received certificates after their successful completion of the night grade...

APRC heads in US meet embassy staff

The leaders of the APRC chapter in the US on Saturday paid a courtesy call at The Gambia Embassy in Washington. The group led by Chairman Musa Drammeh was received by chargé d'affaires Sheikh Omar Faye.

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