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African Development Bank mobilizes $22 million for low-income countries in the ECOWAS region
01-06-2020 | 07:51:00
The African Development Bank approved an emergency project in favor of low-income countries members of ECOWAS for strengthening the health systems of The Gambia, Mali and Niger.
World Bank support The Gambia advance reforms in the electricity, telecom sectors
18-05-2020 | 07:03:00
The World Bank approved a $30 million development policy grant to support The Gambia’s efforts to improve debt and public investment management, improve financial viability and service delivery in the energy and telecom sectors.
IMF approves $47.1 million Extended Credit Facility arrangement for The Gambia
25-03-2020 | 07:24:00
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a thirty-nine-month Extended Credit Facility arrangement for The Gambia in the amount of SDR35 million.
Gambia, Senegal and Guinea-Bissau set to benefit from $38 million cashew value chain project
07-02-2020 | 07:21:00
The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food For Progress (FFPr) Regional Cashew Value Chain Project is implementing a $38 million, six-year project in The Gambia, Senegal, and Guinea-Bissau.
New study reveals economic toll of malnutrition to the Gambia's economy
28-01-2020 | 07:34:00
The economy of The Gambia is losing 3.96 billion Gambian Dalasi (US$83 million) a year, about 5.1 percent of the country’s annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) due to the effects of child undernutrition, according to a new study.
Shearwater GeoServices awarded Gambia 3D seismic project by FAR
07-01-2020 | 12:06:00
Shearwater GeoServices (“Shearwater”) has been awarded a 3D Isometrix seismic acquisition project by FAR Gambia.
West Africa aims to raise $80m in Smart Agriculture push
16-12-2019 | 09:16:00
An alliance of West African nations seeking to help small farmers cope with climate change are helping them adopt agricultural practices that are also attracting a growing share of investors.
Talia expands satellite services to five African countries
28-11-2019 | 07:08:00
Talia Limited, a communications solutions provider has announced the successful completion of beta testing of its Ka-band High Throughput Satellites (HTS) services in additional African countries.
Gambia Agriculture ministry launches $26m livestock project
28-10-2019 | 12:49:43
The Ministry of Agriculture with funding from the Islamic Development Bank has launched a twenty-six million dollar agricultural project at a ceremony held at the Kairaba Beach hotel.
FAR obtains additional 10% interest in Gambian blocks
03-10-2019 | 06:42:53
Australia based FAR Limited has acquired an additional 10% interest in the highly prospective offshore Blocks A2 and A5 offshore The Republic of The Gambia, giving FAR a 50% working interest and the Company retains Operatorship.
African Petroleum, PetroNor set to merge as transaction finalizes
27-08-2019 | 14:47:00
African Petroleum advises that Oslo Børs has confirmed that the Company will retain its listing on Oslo Axess following completion of the transaction.
Innovative insurance cover to help drought-hit communities in Africa
08-08-2019 | 06:26:00
Humanitarian agencies are setting up innovative climate risk insurance policies to protect up to 1.3 million people in West Africa from catastrophic drought.
[Gambia] African Development Bank extends $3 million grant from the Transition Support Facility
01-08-2019 | 06:26:44
The African Development Bank has extended a $3 million grant from the Transition Support Facility (TSF) to the Republic of The Gambia for sustainable urban development of the greater Banjul Area.
Fishmeal industry steals regional food and livelihoods in West Africa, Greenpeace report
19-06-2019 | 11:05:01
Greenpeace is calling on West African governments to immediately phase out the wasteful fishmeal and fish oil (FMFO) industry.
Gambia government enlist UNCTAD, UNECA support to help grow African tourist numbers
30-05-2019 | 11:01:00
Blessed with sweeping stretches of sand and an enchanting river ecosystem that some 560 bird species call home, The Gambia is a bourgeoning tourist destination on Africa’s west coast.
[Senegal] Sonatel acquires Gambia’s Xoom Wireless
01-05-2019 | 12:27:00
Sonatel has announced that it has entered into an agreement for a 91.6 per cent acquisition of XOOM Wireless, which holds an Internet Service Provider (ISP) license in The Gambia.
Paints imported into Gambia contain high lead content, study
20-08-2018 | 08:00:37
More than 80 percent of the paint brands included in a study analyzing lead in solvent-based paints for home use in The Gambia sold one or more paint which contained dangerously high total lead content.
Yahsat to launch satellite broadband service across West Africa
10-07-2018 | 06:39:00
Yahsat plans to launch YahClick this year in five new markets in West Africa. The service will be available in Senegal and Gambia through service partner Arc Telecom, in Ivory Coast through CEE-NET, Isocel in The Benin, and through both Teledata and Comsys in Ghana.
Anglophone West African countries weather odds to project bright economic prospects, Ecobank research
23-04-2018 | 06:26:19
The economic forecast for Anglophone West Africa is looking brighter according to analysis by Ecobank’s research team in the newly published Anglophone West Africa section of its flagship financial website.
Gambia rejoins Commonwealth
09-02-2018 | 08:19:54
Gambia has rejoined the Commonwealth after the Commonwealth Secretariat confirmed their application had been approved unanimously by Commonwealth Member States.
ITFC signs $210 million agreement with Gambia government to support energy and agriculture
17-01-2018 | 07:06:00
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group has signed a $210 million Framework Agreement with Government of The Gambia for financing over a three year period.
Millennium Challenge Corporation selects Gambia for new threshold program
08-01-2018 | 12:15:01
At its quarterly meeting, the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board of Directors has selected The Gambia for a threshold program – MCC’s smaller grant program focused on policy and institutional reform.
ITFC supports Gambia’s Agriculture with $17.5m syndicated murabaha financing
19-12-2017 | 08:19:00
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, member of the Islamic Development Bank Group, signed on November 29, 2017 with the Government of The Gambia a syndicated Murabaha financing Agreement in an amount of US $ 17.5Million.
Gambia targets foreign investment and entrepreneurship to create jobs
29-11-2017 | 07:13:00
The Government of The Gambia is aiming to boost foreign direct investment (FDI) and develop entrepreneurship to create jobs and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by implementing UNCTAD’s Investment Policy Review (IPR) of The Gambia
ASKY Airlines to resume flights to Free Town, Monrovia and Banjul
23-10-2017 | 09:32:00
Ethiopian strategic partner, ASKY Airlines, has finalized preparations to resume services to and from the West African cities of Monrovia, Freetown and Banjul effective November 1, 2017.
ITFC fuels Gambia’s energy sector with a $ 45million financing
18-10-2017 | 06:49:14
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has signed a US$ 45 million Murabaha Financing Agreement with the government of The Gambia.
Gambian government approves farm out deal between Erin Energy and FAR
31-07-2017 | 08:01:23
Erin Energy Corporation has announced that the Government of the Republic of The Gambia has approved the farm-out agreement with FAR Ltd. (FAR), an Australian Securities Exchange listed oil and gas company
Erin Energy announces approval of Farm-Out deal with FAR in The Gambia
06-07-2017 | 06:46:00
Erin Energy Corporation has announced that the Government of the Republic of The Gambia has approved the farm-out agreement with FAR Ltd., an Australian Securities Exchange listed oil and gas company.
ICD extends $5 Million line of finance facility to Arab Gambian Islamic Bank
08-06-2017 | 11:00:00
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector, the private sector arm of IDB Group, and Agib Bank Ltd have entered into a Joint Strategic Collaboration to finance private sector entities in The Gambia.
AfDB-The Gambia: Country Strategy Update and Portfolio Review
01-06-2017 | 07:28:22
An African Development Bank mission visited Banjul from 8-12 May 2017 to hold talks with the Government on updating the Second Joint Assistance Strategy (JAS-II 2012-2016).
[Gambia] Fly Mid Africa launches flights to five new destinations
18-05-2017 | 05:55:37
Gambia's national carrier, Fly Mid Africa, has announced that it will commence its services from Banjul, the Gambian capital with onward connections to Dakar in Senegal, Freetown in Sierra Leone, Accra in Ghana and Lagos, Nigeria.