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The Gambia Launches Ambitious Renewable Energy Projects (By Miguel Artacho)

The Gambia has been firmly committed to a number of climate change mitigation initiatives, in spite of not being a major polluter

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Although The Gambia is actively exploring offshore areas to tap into hydrocarbons potential and aims to position itself as one of the new oil producing countries in the MSGBC Basin; by no means is fossil fuel development the only area in which the Gambian authorities are…

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    • MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 to Promote the Role of International Oil Companies in the Gambia (By Charné Hundermark)
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MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 to Promote the Role of International Oil Companies in the Gambia (By Charné Hundermark)

With major players such as Far, BP, PetroNo and African Petroleum Corporation, The Gambia is advancing oil and gas exploration in the hopes of mirroring the success found in the region

By Charné Hundermark, Southern and East Africa Editor The Gambia is aggressively pursuing both on- and offshore hydrocarbon exploration, with the active presence of notable regional and international oil companies driving progress, with its newly adopted National Development Plan – which was implemented in 2018 – is positioning the country’s…

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WFP provides emergency assistance to windstorm victims

The support will help families meet their immediate food needs and replenish destroyed or lost food stocks

The World Food Programme (WFP) started food distributions and cash transfers to support recovery of communities affected by a windstorm and flash floods in July. The support will help families meet their immediate food needs and replenish destroyed or lost food stocks. About 31,000 people (approximately 3,875 households) will receive…

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    • Senegal’s Taiba N’Diaye Wind Farm Blows in a New Wave of Green Investment for the MSGBC Region (By Charné Hundermark)
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Senegal’s Taiba N’Diaye Wind Farm Blows in a New Wave of Green Investment for the MSGBC Region (By Charné Hundermark)

Senegal’s first wind project is strengthening the region’s position as a renewable energy leader, with MSGBC Oil, Gas, & Power 2021 anticipated to drive further investment in the region

By Charné Hundermark, Southern and East Africa Editor In addition to world class energy developments taking place within the oil and gas industry, Senegal is making moves to exploit its significant renewable energy resources, positioning the Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Guinea Conakry (MSGBC) region as a globally competitive…

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Merck Foundation CEO and The Gambia First Lady co-chaired 2021 Annual Summit to Continue Building Healthcare Capacity, Break Infertility Stigma and Support Girl Education

Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej and The Gambia First Lady meet 35 Merck Foundation Alumni from The Gambia; media winner and doctors who received Merck Foundation scholarships

CEO of Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, and H.E. Mrs. FATOUMATTA BAH-BARROW, The First Lady of The Gambia & Ambassador of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother, co-chaired Merck Foundation The Gambia Annual Summit 2021 held via videoconference to discuss their joint programs to transform patient care landscape…

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MSGBC Natural Gas to Accelerate Regional Economic Growth, Position Africa as a Global Competitor (By Charné Hundermark)

The emerging natural gas province in the MSGBC region will likely translate into significant, regional socio-economic growth, and the upcoming MSBGC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 conference seeks to drive this

By Charné Hundermark, Southern and East Africa Editor The MSGBC region – covering Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, and Guinea Conakry – unlike other high production markets in West and Northern Africa, has seen relatively small-scale energy sector developments since the early 2000s. However, with the discovery of significant natural…

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National Training of Trainers on Youth Participation in Electoral Processes

The five-day training programme aims to not only empower youth, but encourage them to engage meaningfully in the electoral cycle of The Gambia

The participation of youth in the electoral processes of a country, is as important as participating in national development activities. Election and electoral processes are an integral engagement that have a significant impact on the progress of a country, as they are the springboard to national development. The African Union…

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Facebook Marketplace Rolls Out to 37 Countries & Territories Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Marketplace is a convenient destination where people can discover, buy and sell items from others in their local communities

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced the launch of Marketplace to 37 countries and territories in Sub-Saharan Africa, including: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia,…

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Coronavirus - Gambia: Press release on the launch of Gambia COVID-19 test certification portal

The aim is to facilitate receipt of test result timely and conveniently

The Ministry  of Health wishes to inform the public that, it has launched an online platform that enables travellers leaving The Gambia access their certified test result . The aim is to facilitate receipt of test result timely and conveniently. Every intending traveller is required to pay the test fee…