Gambia: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 3:53 pm
African Development Bank’s single-platform collection, analysis and sharing of information on Africa now gives global business leaders and investors access to data on all 54 countries in the continent, according to a report at VenturesAfrica. Users will be able to extract data, create and share customized reports, and visualize data across themes, sectors and countries through tables, charts, and […]
Dana Sanchez, 3:16 pm
A third of African countries have economies growing by more than 6 percent and almost half of them – 26 out of 54 – are now considered middle income countries, according to a new report by African Development Bank. This growth was driven by the private sector. Looking ahead, growth will rely on regional economic co-operation […]
Makula Dunbar, 9:08 am
Access Bank Gambia Limited, the trendsetting bank in many respects, has introduced the Gambian banking industry’s first Visa Classic Debit Card to fast-track business and financial transaction, as well as promote economic growth, through e-payment.
Makula Dunbar, 10:19 am
Together with funds from the African Development Banks (AfDB) and the Gambian government, the country has locked down 2 million euros ($2.6 million) to fund a much needed water reform program. Through the Ministry of Fisheries and Water Resources, the Gambian government lent five percent of the project’s funding
Makula Dunbar, 8:58 am
The Republic of China (Taiwan) is to help the Gambia government to establish its first Digital Opportunity Centre to the tune of US$102,000. According to a release issued by the government, the centre is to serve as a one-stop-shop training centre in the area of science and technology, and other ICT-related disciplines.
Dana Sanchez, 6:49 pm
The world’s largest cocoa-producing region, West Africa has doubled its population every 20 years since 1960 and in cities, the number of people has tripled, a report says.
Dana Sanchez, 11:05 am
The O3b satellites could take a country like the Democratic Republic of Congo from being one of the most poorly-connected on Earth to one of the best, a report said.
Dana Sanchez, 2:10 pm
Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi defined currency management as covering the entire cycle of issuing currency starting with minting coins and printing bank notes.
Makula Dunbar, 12:44 pm
The number of mobile internet devices is set to out number humans by the end of this year. There’ll be more smartphones and internet-connected tablets and monitors than there are people on the planet.
Dana Sanchez, 4:55 pm
Africa’s poorest country and the smallest on its mainland, Gambia is named after the river that crosses it from east to west. Farmers in the lowlands close to the river are being helped to increase production of rice, a staple in the country.
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