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The Gambia Breaks Ground on Local Content through Progressive Legislation

The MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power Conference & Exhibition – organized by Energy, Capital & Power and taking place from 1-2 September – will explore developments within the Gambia’s oil and gas industry

With six blocks under exploration and another licensing round underway, The Gambia is following on the heels of both Senegal and Mauritania as the MSGBC region (https://bit.ly/3PQxLCf) embraces the boom of a revitalized oil and gas industry. Recently exceeding the $2 billion mark, the west African country’s economy is set to grow…

Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

Food Aid from TİKA to Families in The Gambia

500 food parcels were handed out to families in need and disabled people within distribution programs carried out on 2 different days

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) distributed 500 food parcels in The Gambia, a country in West Africa, on the occasion of Ramadan. 500 food parcels were handed out to families in need and disabled people within distribution programs carried out on 2 different days. FABB (Fatoumatta Foundation), Supreme Muslim…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

WFP Provides Emergency Food Assistance to Displaced People and Host Families in Gambia Affected by the Casamance Conflict

This assistance will help conflict-affected families meet their basic food needs and replenish destroyed or lost food stocks

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) launched, today, cash transfers to assist internally displaced people (IDPs), refugees, and host families in Foni Kansala (West Coast region), as the conflict in the Senegalese Casamance region has led to cross-border displacement. The operation targets 1,200 households – approximately 10,000 women, men,…

Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

ECOWAS Commission and USAID Review ECOWAS’ Interventions in Elections and Mediation Processes in the Region

The two-day hybrid Workshop governance challenges in West Africa and their implication on human security

The Department of Political Affairs (DPA) of the ECOWAS Commission, in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development’ Reacting to Early Warning and Response Data (USAID-REWARD ii) in West Africa, began a two-day After-Action-Review (AAR) of ECOWAS preventive diplomacy and assistance towards having an inclusive electoral processes in…

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Africa’s Energy Community is at War

The framework in which the private sector operates needs to evolve

As the world debates climate change and whether we should be utilizing/monetizing gas and other natural resources, we must not lose sight that by 2050 nearly quarter of the world’s population (two and half billion people) will be living on the continent of Africa. In particular, the population of sub-Saharan…

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World Tuberculosis (TB) Day 2022 Commemorated in The Gambia

A Press briefing was organized at the National TB/Leprosy Office of the Ministry of Health to raise public awareness

On March 24, the world marks World Tuberculosis Day to raise public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis and efforts to eliminate the disease. TB remains one of the world’s deadliest infectious killers. Each day, over 4100 people lose their lives to TB and close to 28,000 people fall ill…

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What the Global Oil Crisis means for Africa

The cost of fuel has risen sharply, with Brent crude oil hitting a 14-year high in recent weeks

Energy experts say the growing oil crisis across the globe is a wake-up call for the African continent to be become less dependent on foreign oil supplies. The cost of fuel has risen sharply, with Brent crude oil hitting a 14-year high in recent weeks. It remains firmly above $100…

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Cuba reaffirms commitment to peace and justice in a diplomatic forum in Turkey

Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister held a meeting with Gambian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mamadou Tangara

The Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, reaffirmed this Saturday her country's commitment to peace, justice, development, well-being and respect for human rights, during the II Antalya Diplomacy Forum, in Turkey. Speaking at the Round Table "Recodifying Diplomacy", the senior Cuban official also rejected that unilateral…

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Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs expands by 50%

The list represents the women who run big business in Africa

Africa.com  (www.Africa.com) announced the second annual Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs on March 8, 2022, in line with International Women’s Day.  The list is a unique, data-driven research effort that highlights the women who lead big business in Africa.  The data for the effort is provided by Bloomberg. In…

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Coronavirus: The Gambia Inaugurates an Ultra-Cold Chain Store for Vaccines

The project is very crucial in building and facilitating the work of Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health recently launched an Ultra-Cold Chain Vaccines that will be used to store Coronavirus vaccines in the fight against Covid-19 in the country. In an official ceremony, Dr Ahmed Lamin Samateh, Hon. Minister of Health noted that the provision of the Ultra Cold Chain Vaccines is meant…