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Public outcry over Chinese waste disposal site in Kitty

Public outcry over Chinese waste disposal site in Kitty

Recent harrowing images revealing a Chinese waste disposal site in Kitty has caused a public outcry, and calls for action from the authorities.

A resident of the village, Besenty Gomez, who struggled to hold back tears when he visited the site over the weekend, said: “They've brought the toxic substance

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Fatou Touray and Nyang Njie’s girlfriend to battle it out for GFA

Fatou Touray and Nyang Njie’s girlfriend to battle it out for GFA

Fatou Touray will battle it out against Nyang Njie’s girlfriend, Ameera  Fofana for Best Stylish Celebrity at the maiden edition of the Gambia Fashion Awards (GFA).

Both of them have been nominated by the organisers, but they will be voted for by the public.

Other nominations in the Best Stylist

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10-year-old British boy explains why he loves Gambia

10-year-old British boy explains why he loves Gambia

“It looks very beautiful and the children seem so happy and they get to run around a lot,” said Leo Denton.

The ten-year-old British boy recently had a chat with What’s On-Gambia during which he revealed his love for The Gambia.

“I didn’t visit The Gambia but my mum did and

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Gambians in Austria mourns Ute Bock, dedicated philanthropist and refugee activist

Gambians in Austria mourns Ute Bock, dedicated philanthropist and refugee activist

Members of the Gambian community in Austria are mourning the death of Austrian philanthropist and refugee activist, Ute Bock, who died last week at the age of 75.

Ute was famous for helping migrants, among them, Gambians, to build safe, hopeful and productive new lives in Austria.

Vienna-based Gambian, Abdou

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UTG messenger graduates with bachelor’s degree

UTG messenger graduates with bachelor’s degree

For 17 years, he was responsible for delivering letters, operating duplicating machines and running errands.

Salihu Darboe eked out a living working as a messenger at the University of The Gambia (UTG). But last week Monday was payback time: He donned a cap and gown to graduate with a bachelor’s

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Barrow has not yet created a single job for young Gambians

Barrow has not yet created a single job for young Gambians

When he was campaigning for president last year, Adama Barrow promised he would create jobs and economic opportunities for Gambian youth.

One year into his presidency, the majority of the country’s young people are still with no work and no real prospect in sight.

One Ebrima Saidy, who recently graduated

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Thank you, Kettering! Outpouring of grief for Tairu Jallow who was taken too soon

Thank you, Kettering! Outpouring of grief for Tairu Jallow who was taken too soon

The Kettering community in England has shared an outpouring of grief after the tragic death of a 29-year-old Gambian.

Tairu Jallow, who recently got married, was stabbed in his apartment on Sunday after 9 pm. He was treated at the scene by paramedics but died of his injuries.

Some residents

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