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2015-12-01 Gambia's Technical Education Ranked 3rd in Africa - Says NTA PR
[Daily Observer] The Public Relations and Information Specialist of the National Training Authority, Edmond Shonobi, has revealed that the technical education criteria in The Gambia is of such high quality that it is ranked third in the Africa.

2015-12-01 Presidential Election Slated for 1st December 2016
[Daily Observer] The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) Monday officially launched its Election Calendar, declaring December 1st 2016 as the date for Presidential Election in The Gambia. This was revealed during a press briefing held at the Election House, along Bertil Harding Highway.

2015-12-01 Finance Minister Presents D13 Billion As 2016 Budget Estimate
[Daily Observer] The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs on Monday presented the Appropriation Bill 2015, being the draft estimates of revenues and expenditures of the Government of The Gambia for the period 1st January to 31st December 2016. "Total revenue and grants in 2016 is projected at D12.994 billion, which represents an increment of 16 percent over 2015 figure of D11.197 billion," Minister Abdou Kolley disclosed.

2015-12-01 SJAG to Celebrate International Sports Journalists' Day
[Daily Observer] The Sports Journalists' Association of The Gambia (SJAG), the body responsible for overseeing activities of sports journalists in the country, will today, 1st December, celebrate the International Sports Journalists' Day. The celebration will take place at the Baobab Resort Hotel in Bijilo starting at 5.30pm.

2015-12-01 The 2016 Budget
[Daily Observer] As the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs presented the 2015 Budget Estimate to deputies at the National Assembly, we commend the Ministry for the hard work and for once more presenting to Gambians a Budget that is framed along the priorities set in our development blueprints.

2015-12-01 Crr Deputy Governor Urges Youths to Be Steadfast - As Revcel Holds Training in Crr North
[Daily Observer] The Deputy Governor of the Central River Region (CRR) has called on young people in his region to be steadfast and committed to the development of the country.

2015-12-01 Sand Mining Continues in Kartong
[Foroyaa] When this reporter visited the area at Kartong where sand mining activities are taking place again on Saturday, 28 November, he counted about 200 trucks on a long queue waiting for their turn to collect sand.

2015-12-01 Who Will Protect the Plot Buyers?
[Foroyaa] Many Gambians have turned to companies selling land to purchase their plots because of the documentation involved. It is the duty of a state to protect its citizens from being defrauded in any way.

2015-12-01 Siffoe Inaugurates D15 Million School Project
[Daily Observer] Siffoe Lower Basic School in the Kombo South District of the West Coast Region has recently inaugurated a multi-million Dalasi project for its lower basic school.

2015-12-01 Girls' Agenda Exposes Madrassa Institutions to GBV
[Daily Observer] The Girls' Agenda (TGA) in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), recently began a three-week sensitisation tour of Madrassa (Islamic) schools about Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and the need to end it.

2015-12-01 Momodou Gassama Receives Who Outstanding Staff Award
[Daily Observer] Momodou Gassama, the National Professional Officer for Health Promotion at the World Health Organisation (WHO) Country Office in The Gambia has been awarded the WHO Regional Office Award for Outstanding Staff Category for 2015.

2015-12-01 Convicted School Bag Thief Discharged
[Daily Observer] Presiding Magistrate Sharon Oforri-Atta Ajakaiye of the Brikama Magistrates' Court last Thursday, 26th November 2015 convicted one Kundeh Sowe after he pleaded guilty to the offence of stealing a school bag, yet discharged him upon the court's prerogative of mercy.

2015-12-01 Residents Raise Concern Over Crocodiles On Sankung Sillah Road
[Daily Observer] Residents on the Sankung Sillah Road in the Kanifing Municipality have expressed concern over the frequent appearance of crocodiles near Paul Marong Warehouse.

2015-12-01 Sports Admin Course Ends
[Daily Observer] A five-day intensive sports administration course for presidents of National Sports Associations wrapped up on Friday, 27 November 2015, at The National Gambia Olympic House in Mile 7.

2015-12-01 Agistrate Krubally Delivers Ruling On 'Voir Dire'
[Daily Observer] Presiding Magistrate Muhammed Krubally of the Bundung Magistrates' Court recently delivered ruling on Voir dire (a trial within trial), involving one Tairu Jallow.

2015-12-01 UTG Medical Student to Know Fate Today
[Daily Observer] Presiding Magistrate Blessed Nche of the Banjul Magistrates' Court, yesterday, 30th November 2015 convicted Emedeme Solomon Uche, a Nigerian and medical student at the University of The Gambia, after he was found guilty of giving false information to a public officer and an attempt to commit misdemeanor.

2015-12-01 Nbr, Crr Farmers Lauded for Commitment to Food Security
[Daily Observer] The Director of Njawara Agricultural Training Centre has applauded farmers in the North Bank and Central River Regions for their hard work and for piloting climate resilient crops, aimed to attain food security.

2015-12-01 Draw Delights Tapha Manneh
[Daily Observer] Gamtel coach, Tapha Manneh, has described as wonderful the performance of his players in the opening game of the new season as they drew 1-1 with Real de Banjul on Sunday.

2015-12-01 GPA Coach Targets Top Spot in First Round
[Daily Observer] Gambia Ports Authority coach, Alhagie Sarr, said finishing in top spot at the midway point of the season is the priority for his side.

2015-12-01 Wallidan Pick Points, Steve Biko Draws
[Foroyaa] Blue Boys Wallidan got off on a high note in this season's league opener beating town rivals Banjul United 2-1 at the Banjul mini-stadium.

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