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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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GAP SPLITS

By Omar Bah A moving political drama yesterday ended in an acrimonious split in the leadership of the Gambia Action Party, GAP. The party announced it...

Covid-19 frontline workers’ strike causes chaos

By Omar Bah The sit-down strike by Covid-19 frontline workers has caused chaos in the country's structures to control the spread of the virus. Unconfirmed reports...

NAMs blast firearm importer for violating gun laws

By Momodou Darboe & Mafugi Ceesay Some law-makers on Tuesday accused a famous Gambian business tycoon Abubacar Jawara of importing firearms into the country without...

Yankuba wants his wife, others to testify by video link

By Bruce Asemota Yankuba Touray, the former AFPRC Junta member charged with the murder of Ousman Koro Ceesay, former minister of finance wants his wife,...

Brufut native seeks Darboe’s intervention in Kombo land crisis

By Omar Bah Lamin DF Manneh, a native of Brufut village, has written to Ousainu Darboe over the escalating land issues in the Kombos. In the...