Gambia Current Affairs, GK & News
Gambia recently became the second African country to eliminate Trachoma. Trachoma is one of the leading causes of blindness. Ghana became the first African country to eliminate Trachoma in 2018. What is Trachoma? It is a bacterial eye infection that damages the eye lids. It causes the eye lashes to turn inwards. Trachoma is one ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd (TCIL) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Gambia for the participation of the country in the e-VidyaBharati and e-AarogyaBharati (e-VBAB) Network Project of the Union External Ministry of India. The Gambia is the 16th country to participate in the e-Network Project thus far. TCIL is the implementing agency ..
Sri Lanka has been ranked first among 97 countries on breastfeeding rate as per the new survey conducted by the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi). The World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi) was launched in the year 2004 by the experts at the Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India, based in Delhi. 120 countries across the world ..
International NGO, Reporters without Borders has released the World Press Freedom Index 2019. The index is based on the assessment of the countries’ press freedom records in the previous year. The report is partly based on a questionnaire which asks questions about pluralism, media independence, environment and self-censorship, legislative framework, transparency, and infrastructure. World Press Freedom Index 2019 The ..
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President of Senegal Macky Sall has won the re-election with 58.27% of votes cast. More than 50% votes to a candidate imply that there would be no second round voting under the election system of Senegal. Senegal Senegal lies on the west coast of Africa. Senegal is bordered by Mauritania in the north, Mali to the east, Guinea to the southeast, ..
Gambia’s Presidential election has finally brought the 22-year old rule of Yahya Jammeh to a close as the opposition leader Adama Barrow registered victory. Jammeh had come to power in 1994 after a military coup. He had won in last 4 polls as well. Adama Barrow from United Democratic Party is a property developer has ..