Eutelsat partners with Intersat to enhance internet connectivity in The Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Senegal
Eutelsat Communications and Intersat signed a multi-year deal representing several hundred Mbps to address the connectivity needs of enterprises, institutions and individuals in Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Senegal.
The World Bank approved $40 million to promote the development of inclusive, resilient, and competitive agricultural value chains, with specific focus on smallholder farmers and agribusinesses in The Gambia.
The Government of Gambia has increased its stake in Shelter Afrique after paying $19,218.96 in additional capital, the pan-African housing development financier disclosed.
Saudi Fund for Development marks completion of $31 million Banjul International Airport Project in Gambia
The SFD supplied a loan worth $31 million to fund the project which will increase the airport’s operational capacity by 43%, enhancing trade and supporting economic growth.
Pour relever le défi du développement et lutter contre la fragilité, les chaînes de valeur agricoles seront un levier essentiel pour favoriser une croissance inclusive en Gambie.
The Gambian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy announced it will be opening a mini-licensing round for Block A1 at Africa Oil Week on 8 November 2021, following the success of the licensing round for drill sites in 2018.
PetroNor, the independent oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa, announced it has received, from the Government of The Gambia, a one-year extension to the Longstop date of the A4 Licence.
Telecom services company Lleida.net has signed new contracts with the national postal operating companies of Senegal and Sierra Leone and has renewed its existing contract with the postal operator of Malawi.
Lleida.net has signed contracts with the postal operators of five African countries to exclusively provide them with digital postal services and certified electronic communications technology.
Andersen Global continues its Africa expansion with the addition of collaborating firm Payce Consulting, adding dimension to the organization’s existing presence in The Gambia.
The OPEC Fund for International Development has signed a $20 million loan agreement with The Gambia to co-finance the expansion of the Bertil-Harding Highway.
FAR Limited, independent, Africa focused oil and gas exploration and development company with high value assets in West Africa, East Africa and Australia, has locked in the timetable for drilling the Bambo-1 well offshore Gambia.
Value chains project supported by the AfDB helps increase animal production, income of agro-entrepreneurs in Gambia
The Agricultural Value Chains Development Project , implemented since 2016 in The Gambia, has increased animal production and the income of agripreneurs, according to the African Development Bank (AfDB).
The World Bank announced it has reached $2 billion in approved financing for the purchase and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines for 17 developing countries.
The World Bank approved $8 million additional financing from the International Development Association (IDA) to provide The Gambia with safe and effective vaccine purchase and deployment.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) launched a project to support development of domestic debt markets and financial systems in four West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) countries; the Gambia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the first review of The Gambia’s performance under a programme supported by a 39-month Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement.
Approved by the Federal Council, the agreement signed at this occasion opens up new opportunities for cooperation between Switzerland and the Republic of The Gambia in the field of migration.
PetroNor announced that the company has reached a mutual agreement with the Government of The Gambia to settle its arbitration related to the A1 and A4 licenses.
TGS announced the completion of its flagship Jaan 3D seismic survey covering the MSGBC Basin in NW Africa acquired in partnership with PGS and GeoPartners.
FAR Gambia, a wholly owned subsidiary of FAR Ltd has signed new Joint Operating Agreements (JOA’s) in respect of the A2 and A5 Blocks in The Republic of The Gambia, with PC Gambia, a subsidiary of PETRONAS.
Andersen Global has entered into the Gambian market by way of a Collaboration Agreement with Fajara Chambers, a law firm based in Fajara.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 (“Shearwater”) has been awarded a 3D Isometrix seismic acquisition project by FAR Gambia.
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.
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.
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 advises that Oslo Børs has confirmed that the Company will retain its listing on Oslo Axess following completion of the transaction.
Humanitarian agencies are setting up innovative climate risk insurance policies to protect up to 1.3 million people in West Africa from catastrophic drought.
Greenpeace is calling on West African governments to immediately phase out the wasteful fishmeal and fish oil (FMFO) industry.
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.
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.
Anglophone West African countries weather odds to project bright economic prospects, Ecobank research
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 has rejoined the Commonwealth after the Commonwealth Secretariat confirmed their application had been approved unanimously by Commonwealth Member States.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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'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.