Latest News for: Gambia money


‘Fraudster’ on run amid arrest warrant

The Point 30 May 2023
Searches by Jallow’s legal team revealed that “Wally Ndow has no assets whatsoever as he has sold” his only old pickup truck and “used the money to escape" the jurisdiction of The Gambia ... Wally Ndow can run from The Gambia but he cannot really hide and will one day sneak back into the country as his family are in The Gambia.”.

Trial of Gates-Funded Vaccine Patch for Infants ‘Successful,’ Company Says

GlobalResearch 28 May 2023
Micron Biomedical tested microneedle-based delivery of the measles-rubella (MR) vaccine on children in Gambia ... Clarke, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine researcher leading the study, also received money from the Gates Foundation to study other vaccines in Gambia.

Improve ferry and port operations, former ferry service GM advises gov’t

The Point 23 May 2023
Mr Ceesay, who spoke recently to The Point at the Gambia Trade Union Bureau Office in Kanifing, said the Gambia government should intensify efforts to improve the operations of both the ferries and the port. He equally called on the management of the Gambia Ports Authority to work hard to improve port operations.

FirstBank Strengthens Banking Reputation Across Africa

This Day 03 May 2023
... Senegal, Sierra Leone and the Gambia ... For example, with First Global Transfer, individuals and customers in Sierra-Leone can walk into any FBNBank branch to send money to FirstBank customers in Nigeria as well as FBNBank customers in Gambia, Ghana, DR Congo, Senegal or Guinea.

Wave: Africa's largest digital remittance makes waves in Gambia

The Point 27 Apr 2023
Wave Mobile Wallet has proven to be more efficient and effective in modern mobile money business, especially in a country where the majority of people use physical cash for transactions ... Wave Mobile Money provides an app-based financial solution to save, transfer, and borrow money.

Avian flu outbreak in the Gambia threatens birds on East Atlantic Flyway

The Observer 23 Apr 2023
“Investing in monitoring activities in developing countries would save a lot of birds we love, and could save [the poultry farming] industry a lot of money,” said Dench, who hopes that other national governments could also support the Gambia’s avian flu recovery efforts.

Kelso-born author explores climate change, human condition in new memoir

TDN 09 Apr 2023
Then she went to Gambia, a sovereign state on the West African Coast where the vast majority of people depend on agriculture to survive ... Craft's time in Gambia shaped how she thought of the ripple effects of greenhouse gas emissions ... But in the wet-and-dry tropical country of Gambia, Craft's memoir says, no one has the luxury of avoiding the topic.

Gambians in Germany protest

The Point 06 Apr 2023
It is the site of the open drug scene mostly run by refugees from The Gambia ... Gambia and Gambians ... “Gambian youths in Germany, we respect the law, we work, we use that money to send to The Gambia but not drug money,” Sonko said, chanting as the large gathering repeated after him.

Most children in poor countries are being failed by their schools

Hindustan Times 06 Apr 2023
Good job you!” shouts Pauline Bika, as a group of schoolchildren completes the hokey-cokey ... FILE PHOTO ... In 2020 a panel convened by the World Bank and other bodies concluded that these are some of the best things education reformers can spend money on. In the past few years the approach has been applied in Gambia, Ghana, Nepal and Senegal ... ....

Alvihag CEO denies beating, maltreatment of staff

The Point 21 Mar 2023
How can I beat or maltreat my own countrymen? These are people that I brought to The Gambia and employ them so that they can also participate in the socio-economic development of their own people in India ... The best thing you could do is to contact the Ministry of Interior of The Gambia Immigration Department (GID).”.

GRA, FIU team up to combat tax evasion, fraud in Gambia

The Point 10 Mar 2023
... reports to be filed to the Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) and any other information relevant to combat the menaces of money laundering, terrorist financing and proliferation financing and related criminal conducts or activities.

Ex-PS Banja jailed, fined D1,000,000

The Point 09 Mar 2023
The prosecution of Dr Banja came about after he received money from the proprietors of Golden Lead Company Limited to free their vessels which were engaged in illicit fishing from detention, by which his action was detrimental to the economy and the welfare of the people of The Gambia.

President Barrow to address GRA 5th Annual Taxpayers Award Night

The Point 03 Mar 2023
It also includes information relevant to The Gambia’s follow-up reports to be filed to the Inter-governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) and any other information relevant to combat the menaces of money laundering, terrorist financing and proliferation of financing and related criminal conducts or activities.

Arrest of Hezbollah financier 'most senior catch' since 2017 - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 28 Feb 2023
Of particular interest is the financier’s role in West Africa, particularly The Republic of the Gambia, a small country of 2.6 million people bordered by Senegal. “He was the most significant minority shareholder in Prime Bank in The Gambia, which allegedly was a critical money-laundering instrument for Hezbollah in West Africa.

Petitions Committee Probes into Situation of Stranded Gambians in UAE

Foroyaa 27 Feb 2023
He said the stranded Gambia expressed their awareness that the Finance Ministry has allocated a significant amount of money to Gambia’s Foreign Affairs to immediately address the emergency situation of Gambian’s abroad, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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