GAFNA Commemorates World Refugee Day

By Fatoumatta K Jallow
Gambia Food and Nutrition Association GAFNA, in collaboration with UNHCR, on Tuesday 20th June 2017 commemorated world refugee day. The Gambia is host to about 8,000 refugees fleeing instability in some African countries, particularly within the West Africa sub-region. The theme for this years’ commeration is: ” WE STAND TOGETHER WITH REFUGEES”.
In his welcome remarks, Mr. Yankuba Colley, Mayor of KMC, said every year, millions of people around the world Continue reading

Gamcel Donates Items to Tanka Tanka Hospital

By Nelson Manneh

The Gambia’s National GSM operator, Gamcel, donated food and sanitary items to the Tanka Tanka hospital inSalagie, where 87 patents with mental disorders, are admitted.

The presentation of the items took place on Monday, 19th June 2017, at the Tanka Tanka hospital in Salagie. This is the first time. a GSM operator donates items to this hospital. Continue reading

Political and Educational life of late Hon. Sulayman Joof

By Kebba Jeffang

Hon. Sulayman Joof Joof who was born on the 15th January 1942 has died on the 15th of June, 2017 in Dakar at the age of 75. He was laid to rest on 16th June in his home settlement of Kololi.

Within his life span, Joof among few, was able to serve as a National Assembly member in the country throughout the 22 years of former government of President Yahya Jammeh. He was an educationist for half of his life. Continue reading

GAHA Conference on Islamic Perspective on Democracy for Peace and Reconciliation

By Louise Jobe

The Gold Awards Holders Association of the Gambia, GAHA, conducted an annual Islamic conference and fast breaking event on Friday, 16th June 2017, at their Head Office at the President International Award Secretariat, in Bakau.

The association is a group of young people who came together to complement the efforts of the President’s International Award of the Gambia, by bringing all Gold Award Holders together to build and capacities young Continue reading