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Baddibu Jumansarr Villagers Lament Transportation, Marketing Difficulties

By Hatab Nyang The people of North Bank Region's (NBR) settlement of Jumansarr in the Upper Baddibu District have complained of transportation and marketing difficulties...

Fallen tree obstructs Traffic in Bwiam

Lamin Fatty Traffic in Bwiam on the South Bank halted for more than 7 hours on Monday 23rd September 2019, after a big tree fell...

INTERNATIONAL CLEAN-UP DAY Environment Minister Urges Citizens to Protect Marine Ecosystem

By Madiba Singhateh The Minister of Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change Lamin Dibba, has urged Gambians to protect the country’s marine ecosystem through regular...

Government, UNDP sign $2Million Environmental Project

State House, Banjul, 18 September 2019 - The Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service, Mr. Muhammed Jallow Wednesday afternoon presided over the...

Communities in Upper Baddibu Embark on Tree Planting Exercise

By Hatab Nyang  Seven communities in Upper Baddibou have on Saturday, September 14th 2019, planted more than 10,000 trees ].  The exercise which was organised by...

Environment Groups Sign MoU to Strengthen Collaboration

By Hatab NyangA Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen collaboration in the management of the Region’s Forest resources has been signed between the Gunjur...

Youth Engage In Tree Planting In Nyambai Forest

By Hatab Nyang Many youths were engaged in tree planting in Nyambai Forest last weekend. This was organised by Bamboo Foundation Gambia in collaboration with KRE...

Lands Ministry Poised To Regulate Estate Agencies, Property Developers

By MUHAMMED S. BAH The Ministry of Lands and Regional Government has taken a step closer to regulate estate agencies and property developers in the...

Heavy Flood Hampers Traffic Flow in KM

By Makutu Manneh/Yankuba Jallow/Lamin Fatty Traffic along the Kairaba Avenue and the Brikama – Banjul highway came to a standstill for over three hours on...

Weather update

Moderate to heavy rains and thunderstorms occasionally associated with strong winds are expected during the period from Wednesday evening, 4th September 2019 to early hours...

Gov’t Intercepts 38 Containers Of Timber

By Madiba SinghatehThe Minister of the Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources Lamin Dibba, said his Ministry has intercepted over thirty container loads of...

Environment Minister To Consider Not De-Reserving Salagi Forest Park

By Madiba SinghatehThe Minister of the Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources, Mr Lamin Dibba told forestry stakeholders that he will look into their...

Environmentalists Urge President Barrow To Reverse Decision On Salagi Forest

A number of associations concerned about the environment have written an open letter to President Barrow urging him to reverse the decision of the...

Heavy flooding hits Kanifing-Municipality

By Nelson Manneh The roads in the Kanifing Municipality on Wednesday morning was inundated with water from the downpour of rain. Dozens of vehicles were seen...

‘Salagi Forest Not Sold’

By Hatab Nyang and Madiba Singhateh   Lamin B. Dibba, the Minister of the Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources, on Saturday August 24th 2019, denied...

All Farmers Platform critical of ‘de-reservation’ of Salagi Forest Park’

By Madiba Singhateh On Monday 19th  August, All Gambia Farmers Platform held a meeting at their office criticising the alleged de-reservation of part of the Salagi...