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Monday, February 23, 2015

Brussels Airlines: Africa is still a safe place to visit despite Ebola

Kevin Constant, the country manager for The Gambia offices of Belgium's national carrier, Brussels Airlines, has said that the African continent is still a safe place to visit despite the Ebola epidemic.
Speaking at a news conference at the Ministry of Health on Tuesday, Mr Constant, said: “Although Ebola virus is present in only three out of fifty six African countries, tourists, investors, and consumers still avoid regions that were never actually affected by it.

WFP doles out equipment to health ministry

The World Food Programme on Tuesday gave out eight laptops and eight multi-purpose coloured printers to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Banjul.
The items which also include a food and nutrition guideline document for HIV and tuberculosis patients were meant to enhance the work of healthcare officers on effective healthcare service delivery in the country.

Gambia to host major international Ebola conference

The Gambia will host the first ever major international conference on Ebola in West Africa at the end of February. Organised by the Sierra Leone Embassy in The Gambia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the conference will for the first time bring together a large cadre of international personalities from different professions dealing with the Ebola crises.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Yallal champion Sabach Sanjal in grand style

The soccer boys of Yallal Bah village have on Sunday completed their unbeaten run to win the Sabach Sanjal inter-village tournament for the second time in a row, after defeating Kunjo in a well-attended final at the Ngayen Sanjal football field.