Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staff Concludes Governance Diagnostic for The Gambia

An IMF mission led by Olivier Basdevant visited Banjul over the period January 10—24, 2023, to conduct a diagnostic of governance and corruption vulnerabilities in The Gambia

At the request of The Gambia authorities, an IMF mission conducted a diagnostic to assess the strength of the governance framework in The Gambia, identify vulnerabilities, including to corruption, and offer reform options, guided by the IMF’s framework for Enhanced Engagement in Addressing Governance Vulnerabilities. The authorities made significant progress…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Germany/Gambia: Migrant Massacre Survivor to Testify

Alleged Gambian ‘Death Squad’ Driver’s Trial Progresses

A Ghanaian citizen who survived the massacre of approximately 59 West African migrants in July 2005 by a paramilitary “death squad” in Gambia will testify before a court on January 19, 2023, in the German city of Celle, ANEKED, Human Rights Watch, the International Commission of Jurists, the Solo Sandeng Foundation, and…

Source: Office of The President- Republic of the Gambia |

The Gambia Government Mourns Vice President, Alieu Badara Joof

President Barrow expresses his heartfelt condolences to the family of the late VP Joof, the Gambian nation and residents of The Gambia

His Excellency President Adama Barrow regrets to announce with profound shock and sadness, the death of his Vice President (VP) Alieu Badara Joof which sad event occurred in New Delhi, India early this morning (12:41 pm Indian time). On behalf of the First Family, the Government and people of The…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Solar energy and agricultural development in West Africa: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) shares its achievements

In Niger, 14326 households (including 1719 women-led households) have benefited from solar energy infrastructure for domestic water supply, irrigation and livestock watering

The contribution of solar energy in agricultural development in West Africa and the Sahel, it is around this theme that the FAO Subregional Office in West Africa has invited stakeholders and partners to its first thematic webinar to make its achievements visible. On December 14, 2022, more than 30 actors…

Source: Office of The President- Republic of the Gambia |

President Barrow Receives Over 40,000 bags of Rice from China Aid

The President assured that his government would continue to work with and stand by the People's Republic of China in the International community for the interest of both counties

His Excellency President Adama Barrow Thursday received on behalf of Gambians 1,996 tons of parboiled rice amounting to 40,021 bags from the People's Republic of China as part of The Gambia-China Bilateral Cooperation at a presentation held at the Statehouse in Banjul. The rice at the GGC Warehouse in Saro…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation |

United Arab Emirates President Receives Written Letter from President of Gambia

Relations between the UAE and the Republic of The Gambia are continuously developing, pointing out that there are many opportunities to expand them for the benefit of both countries

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, received a written letter from His Excellency Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia, regarding relations between the two countries. The letter was received by His Excellency Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, Minister of State,…

Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) Supports Children Being Treated for Clubfoot in the Gambia

The treatment areas in Brikama District Hospital in the Gambia were improved in cooperation with the Gambia Clubfoot Foundation

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) supports the construction of a new Treatment Center for children being treated for clubfoot in Brikama District Hospital in the Gambia. The treatment areas in Brikama District Hospital in the Gambia were improved in cooperation with the Gambia Clubfoot Foundation, which provides free treatment…

Source: Office of The President- Republic of the Gambia |

Gambia: President Barrow Receives Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission President, Outgoing ECOWAS Mission in the Gambia (ECOMIG) Commander

In his audience with Dr Touray, the President expressed pride in having the first Gambian to assume such a position in the sub-regional body

In a series of engagements, President Adama Barrow, Friday, 30th December 2022, received the ECOWAS Commission President, H.E. Dr Omar Touray and the Outgoing ECOMIG Commander in The Gambia, Colonel Cheikh Omar Tamba, at the State House in Banjul. In his audience with Dr Touray, the President expressed pride in…

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

President Touray visited some Government Officials as part of his Mission in The Gambia

The engagement started with the Hon Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Mamadou Tangara, before being received by the Chief of Defense Staff General Yakuba Drammeh

Continuing on his engagements as part of his official visit to The Gambia, the President of the Commission today paid courtesy call on key government officials. The engagement started with the Hon Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Mamadou Tangara, before being received by the Chief of Defense Staff General Yakuba…

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Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

The 4th National Agriculture and Tourism Fair was held in Gambia with support from Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA)

Baboucarr Kebbeh, General Manager of Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce, visited the fair and thanked TİKA for their studies, which they have been carrying out in Gambia

A great number of businesses operating in The Gambia as well as women and young entrepreneurs attended the 4th National Agriculture and Tourism Fair organized with support from Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA). The 4th National Agriculture and Tourism Fair organized in Gambia with support from TİKA opened. The…