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GYIN-Gambia Concludes Training that Seeks to Address Hate Speech, Fake News

  The Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN-Gambia) on Wednesday wrapped up a three-day training on media and information literacy for 40 young people. The training among others was aimed to address fake news, hate speech and keep the young entrepreneurs safe both online and offline against the activities of scammers. Momodou Salieu Jallow, a participant […]

Tropics Magazine names Mamadou Edrisa Njie among 500 ‘Most Influential Africans’

A Gambian youth activist and founder of the Gambian Chapter of Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN), Mr. Mamadou Edrisa Njie, is among Tropics Magazine’s ‘Top 500 annual power list, thus making a name for himself in the award-winning magazine’s list of ‘influential Africans.’ Tropics Magazine, according to officials, “is an award-winning “Business and Lifestyle” monthly […]

Trade Fair Promotes Youth Entrepreneurship in The Gambia

Banjul – On 22 May, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the British High Commission (BHC) organized a trade fair at the High Commissioner’s residence aimed at promoting youth entrepreneurship. Featuring 25 young aspiring entrepreneurs, the event allowed them to showcase their products and services and network with potential buyers and financiers. The trade fair […]

Advancing Entrepreneurship: GYIN-Gambia Convenes 5th ELIT Camp

The Global Youth Innovative Network (GYIN) Gambia Chapter, has begun its 5th annual youth entrepreneurship summer camp dubbed ELIT 2020, at Trans-Gambia Lodge in Lower River Region (LRR). The annual convergence is an Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Information Technology (ELIT) package under the organization designed to train young entrepreneurs on skills important to starting or maintaining […]

Tekki Fii Mini Grant Beneficiary Inaugurates Beauty Salon

Ms. Tida Gibba, a young female hairdresser who benefitted from the Tekki Fii Mini Grant Scheme, last Monday inaugurated a beauty salon at her home Village in Lamin, West Coast Region (WCR), after receiving an in-kind support of hairdressing items worth of Fifty Thousand Dalasis (50,000.00). Ms Gibba, who is a member of the Global […]

Commercialization of Cassava Is Our Target- Tom Senghore of Horticulture Unit

The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) in conjunction with various private sector development partners, had launched a conglomerate cassava production and commercialization activity in the Gambia. It is geared towards helping the cassava growers realize some large-scale production and market improvements of the crop in the country. According to the Officer-in-Charge of the Horticulture Unit […]

GYIN Gambia To Virtually Celebrate ‘World Entrepreneurs Day’ Today

In its efforts to champion the course of Entrepreneurs, the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia will today, 21st August, 2020 hold a Webinar to celebrate the World Entrepreneurs Day. This year’s celebration, which will take form of a virtual event via zoom from 12pm to 1:30, will bring together various Experts Speakers and three […]