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Gambia Begins Issuing ECOWAS Brown Card

With effect from this month, September 2019, all vehicles and motorbikes in The Gambia are required to acquire the Brown Card Insurance Certificate alongside the normal Third Party Motor Insurance, the Gambia National Bureau of Brown Card has said. The Brown Card is a motor insurance policy which serves as a common insurance cover against third…
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Is Gambia Ready for the ECO?

One of the objectives of the ECOWAS monetary co-operation program is the establishment of a single monetary zone. The monetary co-operation program is characterised by either irrevocably fixed exchange rates or a single currency. This unit of currency that will replace all national currencies is known as the ECO. The case for policy…
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Banjul Breweries to Recall Some Redundant Staff

Banjul Breweries Ltd. is planning to recall some of its employees who were made redundant early this year due to excise tax increment. In May, the brewer, popularly known locally as Jelbrew (also its most popular beer) announced it has laid off 18 staff, and up to 25 more were on the line for redundancy. It further threatened to scale down or…
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Visiting Indian President Addresses Parliament, Says Discussions Underway for $92 Million Credit to Gambia

The Indian President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday became the first visiting president and head of state to address the Gambia’s National Assembly where he said discussions are underway between India and The Gambia over a line of credit worth $92 million for The Gambia. The President is on a three-day state visit to Banjul. Earlier on Wednesday, he…
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