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West African Human Rights Defenders Network Condemns Xenophobic Attacks on Fellow Africans

Lome, 09th September, 2019 : The WAHRDN calls forthe immediate convening of an extraordinary session of the African Union Heads of States and Governments to take a comprehensive position of Xenophobia in Africa The West Africa Human Rights Defenders Network (WAHRDN) is very worried with the spate of violence and killings […]

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Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, Leader of Peace

“The idea of settling conflicts between peoples by peaceful means applies to all countries, in the Middle East as in Vietnam” said Prime Minister of the Gambia, Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara in Jerusalem in October 1966, after signing a Treaty of Friendship between the Gambia and Israel with Prime Minister […]

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On KTYSDA’s Upcoming Tree-planting, Presentation of Processing Machines

By: Ismaila M.S. Naban The Kombo-based Kani Kunda Tendala Youth and Social Development Association popularly called KTYSDA, in collaboration with its offshoot bodies based in Farafenni, Diaspora and the KK Tendala Village Development Committee (VDC) is set for another grand annual Convention and massive tree-planting exercise. The scheduled annual village […]

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Alternatives to Irregular Migration: IOM Launches Vocational Training Programme for Gambian Youth

PRESS RELEASE – Alternatives to Irregular Migration: IOM Launches Vocational Training Programme for Gambian Youth Inbox x   The lack of access to employment opportunities among Gambian youth is widely cited as a major contributing factor to irregular migration. According to the 2018 Gambia Labour Force Survey, 95 per cent […]