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Efforts to Roll Back Malaria Intensify (As Distribution of Over 1 Million Bed-Nets Begins )

The efforts to push or roll back Malaria in The Gambia are currently intensifying with the distribution of over one million Long Lasting Insecticide treated bed-Nets (LLINs) across the country commencing in Upper River Region. ..

Health Minister Says ‘Trust Bank is Unique’ As ‘The Gambian Bank’ donates to Tanka Tanka Psychiatric Hospital

As part of its good corporate citizenship initiatives, Trust Bank, dubbed 'The Gambian Bank' has extended its largesse to The Gambia's only psychiatric hospital, Tanka Tanka, at Salaji...

Gamcotrap concerned about anti-FGM rhetoric

The Gambia Committee on Traditional Practices, known by its acronym Gamcotrap has raised concern about the recent anti-FGM rhetoric saying, “For those of you in The Gambia who have been following the recent radio developments, an anti-government policy rhetoric regarding FGM was being propagated against anti-FGM advocates using Islam to justify the practice.”...

Progress made in reducing mother-to-child HIV transmission HIV but…

The officer overseeing prevention of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Banjul has said that The Gambia has made progress in reducing mother-to-child transmission rate in The Gambia but added that more resources are need to eliminate MTCT...

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A friend in need is a friend indeed

With Aisha Jallow Once again this saying has showed to be true. In these times of the Coronavirus hanging over us like a dark cloud,...

Senegambian lives amid Covid-19 lockdown in Italy; importance of remittances for Senegambian households

ByAlagie Jinkang According to the World Bank 2018 Migration and Development Brief, remittances make up to 10 per cent of the GDP of both Senegal...

Covid-20: For Gambia, just what the doctor ordered

By Baba G. Jallow If Covid-19 has dealt the world a near-mortal blow, if it has locked down cities and sent powerful countries reeling, if...

Tour de farce: Of words, bats and crowns

By Sheriff Bojang I am not an insufferable grammar policeman like Fodeh Baldeh who I believe thinks he was born to come cauterise the Gambian...

Dou Sanno Says Kandeh Has Personal Grudge Against Barrow

By Lamin Cham Presidential political adviser Dou Sanno yesterday hit back at the leader of opposition Gambia Democratic Congress leader, Mamma Kandeh describing him as...