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Gambia signs $45 million loan for energy sector
Economy

Gambia signs $45 million loan for energy sector

Finance minister Amadou Sanneh has signed a US$45 million loan agreement with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation to support National Water and Electricity Company and Gambia National Petroleum Company. The loan, which was signed by the by Government on behalf of the two state institutions, is expected to help […]

KMC mayoral hopeful Bakary Badjie receives electrifying welcome
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KMC mayoral hopeful Bakary Badjie receives electrifying welcome

Bakary Badjie arrived in The Gambia receiving a spirited welcome from his supporters with his campaign team aiming to consolidate his unprecedented approval rating. Badjie drove through the Kanifing Municipality waving at supporters from his convoy, who were loud with their sloganeering and dancing traditional masquerades. Badjie is hoping for […]

Gambia: Ex-President’s son being ping-ponged for a job
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Gambia: Ex-President’s son being ping-ponged for a job

Gambia’s new government is finding it difficult to find a position for the son of the country’s former president after his reinstatement in the civil service faced opposition from government workers. Ebrima Jawara, the son of ex-President Dawda Jawara was reappointed to serve as Director of Agriculture after charges against […]