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The historical perspective of Senegambia: The prospects and the way forward

Pan African Unity: The Senegambia Confederation partly responded to Leopold Sedar Senghor's desire through “his great global thinking, stemming from the ideologies of Karl Marx, Engels, and the African communist socialism” in Liberté I and Liberté II...

New community centre to promote unity in Marakissa

Alwyn Simpson, the founder and CEO of Erase Foundation, an organisation dedicated to promoting self-reliance and local empowerment in the country, said the multi-purpose centre constructed in Marakissa should foster unity among the inhabitants of the Central Kombo village...

AMBASSADOR PRAISES JAMMEH’S ANTI-TERRORISM STANCE

The Nigerian ambassador to The Gambia, Madam John Esther Audu, has praised President Jammeh's stance against terrorism and his efforts to improve the security situation in Africa...

Lands Minister: Gambia needs 50,000 housing units by 2015

The Gambia's minister for Lands has said that according to the Programme for Accelerated Growth and Employment (Page) the country needs an estimated 50,000 housing units to meet the rising demand by 2015....

ACE Executive trains, certifies 60 on communication

Ace Communications Executive recently concluded a five-day capacity building programme for 60 public sector workers. The training was held at Paradise Suites Hotel on public communications, communication skills, service delivery, report writing, promotion, sensitization, sales and marketing...

AMMREN bolsters Soutuma Sere community’s fight against malaria

As part activities marking this year's world Malaria Day, the African Media and Malaria Research Network (AMMREN) Gambia chapter last week distributed 400 insecticide treated bed-nets to the community of Soutuma Sere in the Upper River region....

National Women’s’ Council takes stock of progress, challenges

As part of events marking the 2014 International Women's Day Celebration in Brikama West Coast Region, the National Women's Council has been conducting its 134th meeting of the council since its establishment in 1980....

Chairman: ‘TBL most profitable bank in Gambia’

The board chairman of Trust Bank Limited, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has announced to the shareholders and participants at the bank's annual general meeting that TBL “has once again become the most profitable bank with the biggest balance sheet” in The Gambia....

Wade finally met son before returning to France

Online news-site Seneweb has dispelled rumours spiraling around Senegal that former president Abdoulaye Wade may have returned to France without having seen his son Karim, currently held at a prison in Rebeuss over alleged economic embezzlement...

Driver denies ‘killing’ was intentional

A driver accused of causing the death of a young man told the Banjul Magistrates Court that he had no intention of killing the deceased but acknowledged he was driving the vehicle that hit and killed the man...

Death delays Njogu Bah’s trial

Lawyer Lamin Mboge, counsel representing Njogu Bah was expected to cross examine the permanent secretary at the Ministry of Defence when the trial resumed yesterday...

‘Hospitalised’ GRA boss delays Jobarteh’s trial

The high court in Banjul was yesterday expected to rule whether the commissioner-general of Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) should produce receipts of the GRA bank account or not...

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