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U.S. Applauds Janneh Commission Report Release, Pledges to Support Recovery of “Ill-Gotten Gains”

The United States government applauds the release by the Government of The Gambia of the full report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Financial Activities of Public Bodies, Enterprises and Offices, known as the “Janneh Commission,” as well as the Cabinet white paper. It is crucial that the asset recovery process be undertaken in ...
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Embassy Supports Capacity Development of 50 Journalists, Latest Batch Graduated

The U.S. Embassy’s fruitful partnership with a local training institute, Insight Training Center, has resulted in the capacity development of at least 50 Gambian journalists since 2017. On July 31, 2019, the second batch of 24 graduated during a ceremony held at the school. Public Affairs Officer Kathryn Edwards delivered the keynote address at the ...
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Inaugural Alumni Emerging Rural Leaders’ Summit Prepares Country’s Future

The Exchange Alumni Association inaugurated its flagship project, Emerging Rural Leaders’ Program for The Gambia’s bright teenagers from the rural regions. Over 300 young leaders were recruited in an open competition, 100 of which subsequently attended a weeklong intensive program at a local hotel in Banjul. Built on the Mandela Washington Fellowship model and funded ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Banjul, The Gambia (July 24, 2019)

Location:  Social media and press reports indicate that gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in the Kombo Metro Area: Serrekunda Market Bijilo Brikama town center and market Westfield Senegambia Brusubi/Brufut Greater Serrekunda Metro Area Event:  We are monitoring reports of demonstrations in Brikama and Serrekunda.  Social Media posts indicate that ...
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