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MoYS STAFF CONGRATULATES HON. BAKARY Y. BADJIE ON HIS RE-APPOINTMENT AS MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORTS

05/05/2022 

The Permanent Secretary Mr. Saikou K.Sanyang and the entire staff of the Ministry of Youth and Sports including its satellite institutions wish to seize this opportunity to Thank H.E Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia for the Re-appointment of Honourable Bakary Y. Badjie as Minister of Youth and Sports.
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HONOURABLE MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORTS INAUGRATES ANTI-DOPING PLATFORM

04/05/2022 

Inquest to make The Gambia a State Party to the International Convention against Doping in Sports Compliant (Responsive) with the International Convention against Doping in Sport, the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Mr Bakary Y. Badjie today, officially launch the Gambia National Anti-Doping Compliance Platform.
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PIA NATIONAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE PAY A VISIT TO THE LORD MAYOR OF KMC

26/04/2022

In preparation of the National awarding ceremony The President’s International Award (PIA) Reaching out to the Highest Echelon as NOC spreads its tentacles across Regional and Municipal Authorities. We are today received by the Lord Mayor of KMC, Mayor Talib Bensuda at his office. As usual, the Ever proactive and enthusiastic young Mayor.
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UNFPA COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE VISITS THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS

25/04/2022

Earlier today the UNFPA Country Representative, Ms. Ndeye Rose Sarr met with the Hon. Minister of Youth & Sports, Mr. Bakary Y. Badjie at his office in Banjul.Our Country Representative, Ms. Ndeye Rose Sarr met with the Hon. Minister of Youth & Sports, Mr. Bakary Y. Badjie.
Hon. Badjie recognised UNFPA The Gambia's support to his Ministry.
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YOUTH MINISTER GAVE REMARKS IN A VIRTUAL FORMAT ON THE 2022 ECOSOC YOUTH FORUM

19/04/2022 

Our Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Mr Bakary Y. Badjie, on Thursday 19th April 2022 gave remarks in a virtual format of the 2022 Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) youth forum that was held from 19 and 20 of this month.
The two-day event features plenary sessions, interactive thematic and regionally based discussions.
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PIA NATIONAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE PAYS COURTESY ON THE YOUTH & SPORTS MINISTER

14/04/2022 

The National Organisating Committee for the upcoming National awarding ceremonies of the President's International Award scheme (PIA) Today 14th April, 2022 paid a courtesy call on the Youth and Sports Minister, Hon Bakary Y. Badjie at his office in Banjul. The delegations led by Mr Sainey Drammeh, Executive Director of PIA.
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THE GAMBIA WOMEN NATIONAL TEAM ARRIVES IN MORROCO FOR A FRIENDLY MATCH

05/04/2022

The Gambia Women's National Team has finally arrived in the early hours of Tuesday in Rabat, Morocco ahead of Thursday's international friendly with Morocco. They are lodged at the Azour Onomo Hotel and will having their first training session this evening. Gambia Coach Mariama Sowe selected 18 players for the friendly against the AWCON host. 
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THE 14TH BATCH OF THE NYSS CORP MEMEBERS TOOK OATH OF SERVICE

29/03/2022

The Gambia National Youth Service Scheme (NYSS) earlier today held a swearing ceremony for its 14th Batch of Corps members. The colourful ceremony of the 134 corps took over a March-Off Parade by the representative of the Minister of Interior who is overseeing the ministry of Youth and Sports together with the Corp Members.
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THE NATIONAL SCORPIONS HAVE BOOKED THEIR SPOT IN THE AFCON 2023 QUALIFIERS.

29/03/2022 

The National Scorpions today played their first leg of the AFCONs 2023 preliminary qualifiers againt the republic of Chad at the Stade Amadou Adhijo in Camerron. the game ended by a lone goal to nil in favor of The Gambia. The goal was scored by second half sub Babucarr 'STEVE' Trawally on the 87th minute of play.
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NEDI BEGINS SIX(6) DAYS TRAINING ON ENTERPRENUERSHIP FOR MIGRANT RETURNEES.

18/03/2022 

The National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI), has started a six-day entrepreneurship training for migrant returnees at its Secretariat in Kanifing.
The training seeks to enable returnees build their capacity in entrepreneurship and enterprise development.
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THE MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS VISITED YOUTH ENTERPRENEURS AT THE 2022 GCCI TRADE FAIR.

14/03/2022

Hon. Bakary Y. Badjie, Minister of Youth & Sports, together with NYC Chairperson, Executive Director and Youth Council members, as well as General Manager of NEDI, last Friday visited the Youth Pavilion and NEDI supported stalls of young women at the 2022 GCCI Trade Fair. 
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THE MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE OF ASMA HOLDS A REVIEW MEETING.

11/03/2022

Members of the National Organising Committee (NOC) of the just concluded African Sports Management Association (ASMA) organised by The Gambia National Sports Council today met to review the activities of the event at a meeting held at the independence stadium in Bakau.
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GOODWILL SPORTS AMBASSADOR DONATES SPORTING MATERIALS TO THE MINISTRY OF YOUTH & SPORTS

11/03/2022 

The Gambian sports Goodwill Ambassador Mr Tijan Jaiteh today Friday 11th March 2022 donated sports materials to the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The sports gears including a set of football Jersey, footballs and football shocks were received by the honourable Minister of sports at his office in Banjul. Receiving the jerseys,
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YOUTH MINISTER SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE WORLD ETHNOSPORT CONFEDERATION.

07/03/2022 

As part of the Hon. Ministers engagements during the Ethnorsports Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan a Memorandum of Understanding was signed with the World Ethnosport Confederation (WEC). During the signing ceremony, the President of (WEC) Necmeddin Bilal Erdogan.
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HONORABLE MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS INVITED TO SERVE AS PANELIST AT THE 5th ETHNOSPORT FORUM IN BAKU, AZERBAIJAN.

06/03/2022

Our honourable Minister, Mr .Bakary Y. Badjie is part of the dignitaries that are invited to participate and serve as a Panelist in the High-Level Ministerial Panel of the 5th Ethnosport Forum organised by the World Ethnosport Confederation in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan. 
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NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE SCHEME (NYSS) GRADUATES ITS 13th BATCH OF CORP TRAINEES.

04/03/2022

A total number of five thousand four hundred and seventy(5,470) young people has been supported in various skills including electrical, installation, construction, masonry, rice agronomy, horticulture, auto mechanics, tailoring, livestock, carpentry, plumbing, electronics, catering, welding and fabrication, painting and decoration.
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THE MINISTER INAUGRATES A PROJECT STEERING COMMITTE FOR THE GAMBIA SONGHAI INITIATIVE (GSI).

23/10/2020 

Honourable Bakary Y. Badjie, Minister of Youth and Sports today inaugurate a new project steering committee (PSC) for the Gambia Songhai Initiative (GSI) an institute under his Ministry. In his inaugural statement, the minister called on the stakeholder to be effective and efficient in working toward the objective of the centre, he implore all the stakeholders to continue supporting the project.
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MR. SAIKOU K. SANYANG, PERMANENT SECRETARY MoYS LAUNCHES PIA AWARDEES NOC

01/03/2022 

Earlier today, our Permanent Secretary at Ministry of Youth and Sports Mr Saikou K.Sanyang, Launched the National Organising Committee (NOC) for the upcoming award ceremonies for participants who have completed their awards program in Bronze, Silver and Gold levels at a ceremony held at the President International Award Scheme ( PIA) Secretariat in Bakau.
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GRADUATION AND PASSING OUT CEREMONY OF THE 8TH BATCH OF TRAINEES OF THE GAMBIA SONGHAI INITIATIVE (GSI) PROJECT

26/02/2022

Hon Bakary Y. Badjie has revealed that his Ministry is in a drive to expand its activities country-wide, in other to create massive re-orientation and revitalization of its training areas and facilities with the sole aim of providing and delivering relevant marketable skills to Gambian youth. The 8th graduation batch of Seventy Six (76) graduands of the Gambia Songhai initiative. 
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THE ASMA DELEGATES PAID A COUTESY CALL TO THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA.

25/02/2022

The African Sports Management Association (ASMA) delegation on Friday paid a courtesy to the Vice President of Republic of the Gambia Her Excellency Dr Isatou Touray in her office in Banjul. The aim of the visit was meant to award the Gambian leader H.E Adama Barrow for his recognition of grassroots sports and investment in the sector.
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THE 5th ASMA CONFERENCE HOSTED BY NSC COMMENCES TODAY AT THE PARADISE SUITES HOTEL.

23/02/2022 

Earlier today, our Permanent Secretary Mr Saikou K. Sanyang deputizing for the Minister at the 5th ASMA Biennial conference held at a local hotel in Kololi. During his opening statement, PS described the theme of The African Sports Management Association (ASMA) "investing in grassroots sport.
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THE MINISTER VISITS PROJECT SITES TO ASCERTAIN THE PROGRESS OF THE ONGOING PROJECTS.

10/02/2022 

The minister responsible for Youth and Sports Development in The Gambia, Honourable Bakary .Y. Badjie accompanied by his permanent secretary, Mr. Saikou K Sanyang on Wednesday conducted a surprise visit at the President International Award Scheme (PIA) office in Bakau.
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THE TEAM CAPTAIN OF THE NATIONAL SCORPIONS PA MODOU JANGE(Nda) ANNOUNCE RETIREMENT.

07/02/2022

Honorable Bakary Y. Badjie, Minister of Youth and Sports has said that Pa Modou Jagne alias Nda can be Gambia’s Alieu Cisse of Senegal if he work hard to achieve and proof himself in his future endeavors.
He described Captain Pa Jagne as a true leader , honest nationalist, consistency and patriotic. 
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THE NATIONAL SCORPIONS PAID VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT H.E ADAMA BARROW AT THE STATE HOUSE

02/02/2022

His Excellency President Adama Barrow today meet the gallant Scorpions at his office in State House, Banjul.
Barrow congratulates the boys after their historic performance at the ongoing African Nations Continental tournament AFCON 2021 in Cameroon where boys participated.
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THE GAMBIAN DELEGATION INCLUDING THE MINISTER, SENIOR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS & PLAYERS HAS ARRIVED HOME

02/02/2022 

The Gambia's delegation comprising of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Scorpion Football players, , Senior Government officials, Media, Football fanatics and members of the scorpion fans club have safely arrived in The Gambia in the early hours of Wednesday from Douala Cameroon.
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THE SCORPIONS LOST TO THE HOSTS CAMEROON IN THE QUARTER FINALS OF THE AFCON TOURNAMENT

29/01/2022 

The gallant Scorpions today, 29th January, 2022, lost to the Lions of Cameroon in a fiercely contested quarter final at the Japoma Stadium.
The defeat has brought to an end, The Gambia's participation at the continent's flagship football championship.
Congratulations to The Gambia for making history.
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HISTORY IN THE MAKING, THE SCORPIONS ARE INTO THE QUARTER FINALS OF THE AFCONS

24/01/2022

The National Scorpions are into the Quarter Finals of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) after defeating Guinea Conakry at the Stade D'olembe in Cameroon. The game ended 1-0 in favour of The Gambia with Musa Barrow of Bologna scoring the lone goal in the 71st Minute of play. The Scorpions who ranked 150 in the world.
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ANOTHER WIN FOR THE HISTORY BOOKS AS THE GAMBIA QUALIFY FOR THE ROUND OF 16

20/01/2022

In a match described by many as critical for the progression of both the Gambia's Scorpions and the elephants of Tunisia to the round of 16, It took the Scorpions about 90 minutes to break the jinx though a left footed strike by the talented Ablie Jallow fondly called Germano. The Gambia became the third dubutant team.
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SPORTS MINISTER VISITS AFCON DELEGATIONS IN CAMEROON

17/01/2022 

The Hon. Minister of Youth and Sports Mr. Bakary Y. Badjie earlier Yesterday, paid a visit to the Gambian delegations in their various hotels in Limbe accompanied by members of the National Coordinating Committee NCC, DPS Musa Mbye, Marchel Mendy-Executive Director of NSC, Mr Lamin Kabba Bajo-GFF President.
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SCOPIONS PREPARING FOR THEIR THIRD GAME Vs TUNISIA IN THE AFCONS

18/01/2022 

Ahead of its training at the Molyko Omnisports Stadium in Buea, The Gambia National Team today held a one-minute silence for the New York fire victims that claimed the lives of nearly two dozen Gambians last week as well as the two journalists that died in a fatal car accident in the Lower River Region yesterday. May their souls rest in perfect peace.
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BABUCARR 'STEVE' TRAWALLY LEAVES SCORPION CAMP & RETURN TO HIS CLUB AJMAN SPORTS IN SAUDI ARABIA

18/01/2022

The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) informs the general public that footballer Bubacarr ‘Steve’ Trawally has left the Scorpions camp and returned to his club Ajman Sports. Trawally is one of the 28 players that made Head Coach Tom Saintfiet’s final squad for the Scorpions maiden appearance at the AFCONs. 
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MATCH DAY 2 UPDATE: THE SCORPIONS OF THE GAMBIA HELD MALI TO A 1-1 DRAW AT THE LIMBE OMNISPORT STADIUM.

16/01/2022

The National Scorpions of The Gambia today played their second match of the group stages at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon. The game ended in 1 All draw at the limbe omnisport stadium. It was a hard fought draw Mali scored first through a penalty after the 79th minute of the match.
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SPORTS MINISTER ANNOUNCES DOUBLE BONUS AGAINST MALI AS HE VISITS THE NATIONAL SCORPIONS IN CAMEROON

16/01/2022 

Honourable Bakary Y. Badjie Minister of Youth and Sports earlier today visited the team, had lunch with them and witnessed their match day meeting. The Honorable Minister extended his congratulation to the team for having secured a win in their first game, and encouraged them to repeat same victory against Mali.
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THE GAMBIA HAS MADE HISTORY BY WINNING THEIR FIRST EVER AFCON GROUP STAGE MATCH AGAINST MAURITANIA AT THE AFCON

12/01/2022 

Ablie Jallow fondly called Germano by his fans, made history by scoring Gambia's first goal in her first appearance in African Cup of Nations(AFCON) at the continent's flagship football champions underway in Cameroon.  The senior Scorpions defeated Mauritania 1-0 with star player, Ablie Jallow scoring the only goal of the match.
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A HIGH POWER GAMBIAN DELEGATION ARRIVES AT THE DOULA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN CAMEROON FOR THE AFCON TOURNAMENT

11/01/2022

A high power delegation including Government officials, media, Football fanatics and members of the scorpion fans club has arrived in Cameron for the AFCON.  The delegations left Banjul in the early hours of Monday morning for the continental tournament and were welcomed by the cheerful Gambian Community living in Cameroon. 
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H.E. ADAMA BARROW HANDED THE NATIONAL FLAG TO THE NATIONAL SENIOR FOOTBALL TEAM AT A GALA DINNER HELD AT THE STATE HOUSE IN THEIR HONOR.

07/01/2022

The Gambian leader, His Excellency President Adama Barrow, yesterday night handed the Gambia's National flag to the National senior football team, the Scorpions, at a gala dinner held at the State House in their honour. While addressing the Scorpions, President Barrow, urged them to serve as good Ambassadors of The Gambia.
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NEW EXECUTIVE OF THE GAMBIA NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (GNOC) PAYS COURTESY CALL ON SPORTS MINISTER

05/01/2022 

The new Executive members of the Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC) on Tuesday paid a courtesy call on the Youth and Sports Minister, Hon Bakary Y. Badjie at his office in Banjul The delegations led by Ms Beatrice Allen President of GNOC were received at the ministry by the Permanent Secretary Mr Saikou K. Sanyang.
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THE MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS DELIVERS A STATEMENT AT THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON IRREGULAR MIGRATION

19/12/2021 

Invited to participate and deliver a statement at the 5th International Conference on Irregular Migration held in Dakar, Senegal.
The theme 'African Youths facing the Challenges of Irregular Migration and Development', enabled me to speak on the need for governments of Sub-Saharan Africa to device concrete measures.
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YOUTH ONLINE RADIO, PEACE AND SECURITY SITUATION ROOM LAUNCHED BY THE NATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL

23/11/2021

The National Youth Council has today launched Youth Online Radio and Peace Security Situation Room to amplify the voices of youth and to keep track of the peace and security situation in The Gambia. The establishment of the situation room and online radio is supported by UNFPA - The Gambia through its Peacebuilding Fund. 
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GAMBIA WRESTLING ASSOCIATION IMPLEMENTATION TEAM, LEAD CONSULTANT PAYS COURTESY CALL TO THE SPORTS MINISTER

18/11/2021

A group of concern Gambians on Monday presented a dossier containing a petition signed by thousands of Gambians calling for the renaming of the Independence Stadium to "Biri Biri Stadium".
The submission of the petition was handed over to the Minister in a presentation ceremony held at his office in Banjul.
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FORTY (40) MIGRANT RETURNEES UNDERGO ENTERPRENUERIAL SKILLS TRAINING FROM NEDI FUNDED BY THE EU

17/11/2021 

National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) under the Ministry of Youth and Sports on Wednesday, November 17th concluded the second cohort of a five-day entrepreneurship training for forty youth migrant returnees in The Gambia. The training was held at the Trans-Gambia Lodge in Pakalinding village in Lower River Region (LRR).
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OPENING REMARKS BY THE HON. MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS AT A TWO DAY DIALOGUE ORGANIZED BY THE NYC

12/11/2021 

Stakeholders from the National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI), Social Development Fund (SDF) and Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs on Wednesday visited the Youth and Sports Minister in his office in Banjul. The purpose of the meeting was to update the minister on the MOU signed on YRLF.
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AFRICAN UNION, YOUTH MINISTRY INITIATE TRAINER’S TRAINING ON CITIZEN ELECTION OBSERVATION

05/11/2021

The African Union (AU) Department of Political Affairs, Peace and Security African Union, in collaboration with Ministry of Youth and Sports, and the National Youth Council (NYC) Friday, November 5th concluded a 5-day trainers’ training on Citizen Election Observation. 
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THE NATIONAL SCORPION’S ROAD TO AFCON 2022 BOOSTED BY AFRICELL’S D8M PARTNERSHIP

02/11/2021

Africell Gambia Limited on Tuesday boosted the National Coordinating Committee (NCC) for Road to AFCON 2021 with an eight million Dalasi partnership. Officials of the two entities signed the agreement for the GSM Company to serve as the official partner of the national football team.
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HON. MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS WITH HIGH POWER DELEGATION ATTENDS AFRICA YOUTH CONNEKT SUMMIT 2021.

19/10/2021 

The Honorable Minister of Youth and Sports with high power delegation left for Ghana to attend the 2021 Africa Youth Connekt Summit in Accra from 20th - 22nd October 2021. The Delegates include Omar Bah, Programme officer Peace Security and Justice NYC, Mr. Abdou Touray UNDP, Kawsu Sillah GIZ.
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NYSS SWORN IN 2ND BATCH OF THE APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING PROGRAMME (ATP) CORP MEMBERS.

18/10/2021 

The Gambia National Youth Service Scheme (NYSS) held a swearing ceremony for its 2nd Batch of Apprenticeship Training Program ( ATP) Corp members. The colorful ceremony took over a March-Off Parade by Honorable Minister of Youth and Sports led by the Gambia Police Band together with the Board Members of the NYSS.
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PICTORIAL OF H.E ADAMA BARROW PERSONAL CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS AFCON 2021.

18/10/2021

His Excellency President Adama Barrow donated an amount of One Million dalasis to the National Coordinating Committee (NCC)at a Presentation Ceremony held at State House. It could be recalled that His Excellency President, Adama Barrow earlier made a pledge of half a Million Dalasis but increased it to an amount of 1 million dalasis. 
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NATIONAL CORDINATING COMMITTEE (NCC) BRIEF JOURNALIST ON AFCON 2021 CAMEROON CAMPAIGN

30/09/2021

The National Coordinating Committee (NCC) of the Road to the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Cameroon 2021 on Wednesday held its maiden press briefing at the Independence Stadium Board Room in Bakau. The Committee is excepted to raise about D120 Million to facilitate the preparation for Gambia’s maiden participation.
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MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS PRESIDES OVER D2 MILLION FROM NEDI AS A GRANT

11/09/2021 

Earlier today, Honourable Bakary Y. Badjie presided over the disbursement of 2 million Dalasis to 40 beneficiaries from National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) as a grant. The presentation was held at Nana Conference in Bakau.
Delivering the keynote address, Minister Badjie applauded the efforts of the Government .
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STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS FOR THE 2021 LEGISLATIVE YEAR DELIVERED BY H.E. ADAMA BARROW

11/09/2021

YOUTH AND SPORTS

Madam Speaker,
Honorable Members,
1. To effectively and efficiently promote youth and sports development, the Youth and Sports sector is reviewing some of their sector policies. These include the National Sports Policy and various frameworks of the satellite Institutions.
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HER EXCELLENCY, THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE GAMBIA PRESIDED OVER THE LAUNCHING OF THE NCC FOR AFCON 2022

30/08/2021

Her Excellency, the Vice President of the Republic of The Gambia, Dr. Isatou Touray, today presided over the launching of the National Coordinating Committee (NCC) for the Road to AFCON 2022, on behalf of President Adama Barrow. In the statement of the President of the Republic, delivered to Committee members at the State House. 
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PRESIDENT BARROW PRESENTS AN SUV AND GMD500,000 DALASIS TO GINA BASS AND GAMBIA'S 2020 TOKYO TEAM

13/08/2021

His Excellency, President Adama Barrow, on Thursday, presented a Nissan Kicks to Gambia Olympians Gina Bass and an amount of D500,000 to the entire Tokyo team, at a ceremony held at State House on Thursday evening. The President said this presentation is done by his government to show appreciation to Gina and the entire team.
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THE THREE OLYMPIANS THAT REPRESENTED THE GAMBIA IN TOKYO 2021 OLYMPICS RECEIVES GRAND WELCOME AT BANJUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

13/08/2021 

Gina Bass, Ebrima Camara and Ebrima Sorrie Buaro were this morning welcomed by Youth and Sports Minister, Hon. Bakary Y. Badjie, and other high profile dignitaries. The trio and their officials arrived at the Banjul International Airport onboard Turkish Airlines after participating at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic in Japan.
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TELECAST STATEMENT BY BAKARY Y. BADJIE, HONOURABLE MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORTS ON THE OCCASION OF INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY (IYD) 12TH AUGUST, 2021. 

12/08/2021 

Dear compatriots, my fellow young people, be you Gambian or non-Gambian resident in The Gambia and those living in the diaspora, Happy International Youth Day.
August 12th, was designated by the United Nations as International Youth Day to be celebrated by all United Nations members States.
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THE NYC LED BY THE DPS TECHNICAL PAID A COURTESY CALL ON H.E THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA MR. ADAMA BARROW.

03/08/2021 

The National Youth Council led by our DPS Technical at the Ministry Of Youth and Sports on Tuesday 3rd August 2021 paid a courtesy call on His Excellency, the President of the Republic of The Gambia Mr Adama Barrow at The State House in Banjul. The delegation comprises regional youth chairpersons, board and staff of the NYC. 
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HON. BAKARY Y. BADJIE TOGETHER WITH EXECUTIVE MEMBERS OF THE GNOC MEET WITH THE ASSOCIATION OF NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEES OF AFRICA (ANOCA).

02/08/2021

The meeting is part of the Honorable Minister's engagements while attending the ongoing Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan. Mr. Mustapha Berraf, President of ANOCA introduced the Minister to the activities his association is engaged in their efforts to develop sports in the continent.
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MOYS GIVES D600,000 TO 4 OLYMPIC ATHLETES AT THE CEREMONY HELD AT THE MINISTRY COMPLEX IN BANJUL.

17/07/2021 

Honourable Bakary Y. Badjie, Minister of Youth and Sports today Friday 16th July, 2021 presided over the handing over of the Gambian National Flag and payment of Six Hundred Thousand dalasis (D600,000) to the Gambia's Olympic athletes team at the Ceremony held at the Ministry complex in Banjul.
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YOUTH & SPORTS MINISTER HONORABLE BAKARY Y. BADJIE TASKS NEWLY INAUGURATED NYSS BOARD

29/06/2021 

Hon. Bakary Y. Badjie, Minister of Youth and Sports, has tasked the newly appointed board of directors of the National Youth Service Scheme (NYSS) to provide concise and practical policy guidelines that can increase the quality, efficiency and productivity of Gambian youths within the framework of the NYSS.
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SENEGALESE WRESTLING PROMOTER ACCOMPANIED BY THE EXECUTIVES OF THE GWA PAID A COURTESY CALL TO THE MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS

26/06/2021

Earlier today Senegalese Wrestling Promoter Luc Nicolai Promotion and Mustapha Gueye accompanied by the President of GWA Serign Modou Faye and Desk Officer for Wrestling Alagie Abdoulie Bojang paid a courtesy to the Honorable Minister Bakary Y Badjie. 
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H.E PRESIDENT ADAMA BARROW PRESENTED CHEQUES WORTH 14.1 MILLION DALASIS TO THE NATIONAL TEAM, U20 SCORPIONS AND U19 VOLLEYBALL TEAM.

21/06/2021

President Barrow Presents GMD14.1 million dalasis to National Football and Volleyball Teams. His Excellency President Adama Barrow, on Monday presented cheques worth 14.1 million dalasis to the Gambia Senior National team, U20 Scorpions and Gambia’s U19 Volleyball teams.
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THE NEWLY CONSTITUTED BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF PIA KICKOFF WEEKLONG NATIONWIDE FAMILIARIZATION TOUR.

15/06/2021 

The newly Constituted Board of Directors of PIA had this week kickoff a weeklong Nationwide Familiarization Tour to Regional School Award Units and Local authorities such as the Governors.
The objective of tour among many others is to
√introduce the Board members to regional stakeholders
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UNITED NATION'S VOLUNTEERS (UNV) REGIONAL OFFICE FOR WEST & CENTRAL AFRICA VISITS THE MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND SPORTS

15/06/2021 

United Nation's Volunteers (UNV) Regional Office for West & Central Africa based in Dakar Senegal on Tuesday 15th June, 2021 visited the Ministry of Youth and Sports under the leadership of Hon. Bakary Y. Badjie, the Minister. The delegation led by Paul Armand MENYE Deputy Regional Manager, UNV Regional Office for West & Central Africa.
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HON. BAKARY Y. BADJIE AND DELEGATES ARRIVES IN FATICK, SENEGAL TO REPRESENT H.E ADAMA BARROW AT SARGAL MATAR BA EVENT

13/06/2021

Hon. Bakary Y. Badjie, the Minister of Youth and Sports accompanied by the Executive Director of National Sports Council, Marchel Mendy, just arrived in Fatick, the Republic of Senegal where he will represent HE President Adama Barrow as Guest of Honour at the Galla De Lutte Traditionalle, "Drapeau Sargal Matar Ba", Senegalese Minister of Sports. 
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OFFICIALS FROM ACSI UMBRIA SPORTS PROMOTION BODY OF ITALY PAID A COURTESY CALL TO THE PS OF MoYS, MR SAIKOU K. SANYANG

01/06/2021

Earlier today, two official from Italy in the person's of Luigi Tardioli President of ACSI Umbria Sports Promotion body and Flippo Bacchi Operations Manager of the same company, accompanied by the Executive members of the Gambia Volleyball Federation paid a courtesy to the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
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THE HON. MINISTER INAUGURATES THE NEWLY ELEMOYS OFFICIALS VISIT PROPOSED MINI STADIA IN RURAL GAMBIACTED NYC BOARD MEMBERS

30/04/2021 

Barely three months after the Youth and Sports ministers familiarisation tour, the Ministry of Youth and Sports led by Mr Musa Mbye, the Deputy Permanent Secretary (Technical) at the Ministry on Thursday, April 29th embarked on a day-long site visit to the proposed mini stadia in the rural Gambia.
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NYC KICK START A NATION WIDE INTERGENERATIONAL DIALOGUE ON HUMAN IMPACT OF IRREGULAR MIGRATION

24/04/2021

The role of NYC in curbing IrregularMigration can not be over emphasized. We kick start a Nation Wide Intergenerational Dialogue on Human Impact of Irregular Migration with the theme: "Effective Dialogue for Informed Decisions on the Opportunities Available for Youth in The Gambia".
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THE YOUTH & SPORTS MINISTER PLEDGES D500,000 TO THE U19 MALE VOLLEYBALL TEAM

23/04/2021

Following their impressive campaign in the recently concluded U19 African Nation's Championship in Abuja, Nigeria, The Gambia National Under 19 boys volleyball team are bracing up for a D500, 000 reward from the Gambia Government for their successful outing. This was revealed to the
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THE NATIONAL SPORTS COUNCIL SIGN NEW COACH FOR THE GAMBIA NATIONAL FEMALE VOLLEYBALL TEAM

15/04/2021

The National Sports Council is Pleased to inform the general public that the Gambia Volleyball Association, today 15th April, 2021, signed a five (5) year contract with Roberto Farinelli for the National Female Volleyball Team. As per the contract, the Government of The Gambia through the National Sports
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H.E ADAMA BARROW SIGNS THE BOOK OF CONDOLENCE PREPARED BY THE PIA FOR THE LATE DUKE OF EDINBURGH

15/04/2021 

Today the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Hon. Bakary Badgie led the Board of Directors of the President's International Award to the State House for the Chief Patron of the Award in The Gambia who is also the President of the Republic.
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GAMBIA NATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTE PAYS COURTESY CALL ON YOUTH & SPORTS MINISTER

14/04/2021 

The Gambia Paralympic Athletic and Powerlifting Team, earlier today paid a courtesy call on Honourable Bakary Y.Badjie , Minister of Youth and Sports to present the medals they won in the championship in Tunisia and Manchester respectively.
The team that participated at the just-concluded World.
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HON. MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS ATTENDS 4TH ETHNOSPORT FORUM HELD IN TURKEY

12/04/2021

Honourable Bakary Y.Badjie , Minister of Youth and Sports was amongst the dignitaries that attends the 4th Ethnosport Forum Held in a Hybrid Format on April 10, 202 in Turkey. World Ethnosport Confederation (WEC) 4th Ethnosport Forum under the motto “The Revival of Traditional Sports.” 
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NEDI TRAINS YOUTH & WOMEN IN BUISNESS DEVELOPMENT & ENTEPRENUERSHIP IN NORTH BANK REGION

11/04/2021

Earlier today in the ongoing Business Development and Entepreneuship training for 35 youth and women Entepreneurs in NBR, participants were taken through on Business idea development. The training which is funded by Government is aimed at building the skills.
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MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS VISITS MEDINA FOOTBALL ACADEMY IN LAMIN

03/04/2021 

Our Honorable Minister, Bakary Y Badjie today visited Medina United Academy of Lamin, West Coast Region to familiarise himself with the work of the academy. The academy that was established some years ago consists of different age categories, under 9, 11, 12, 15, and 17.
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MINISTRY OF YOUTH & SPORTS LAUNCHED A BUFFET IN A HONOR OF SENIOR NATIONAL SCORPIONS

31/03/2021 

A buffet organised by our Ministry in honour of the Senior National Scorpions for their qualification to the African Cup of Nations 2022 in Cameroon. Held at Tamala Hotel, the buffet is graced by the First Lady, cabinet ministers and senior government officials.
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MOYS AND GFF EXTENDS THE CONTRACT OF HEAD COACH TOM SAINTFIET

29/03/2021

The Ministry of Youth and Sports in collaboration with The Gambia Football Federation has extended the contract of Head Coach Tom Saintfiet, for a period of 5years.
The new contract which will run from May 2021 - April 2026 picks up from his initial 3 years contract which ends in April. 
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YOUTH & SPORTS MINISTER LAUNCHES THE PEACEBUILDING FUNDS (PBF)

23/03/2021

Honourable Bakary Y. Badjie, Minister of Youth and Sports Today Tuesday, 23rd March ,2021 launched the peacebuilding funds (PBF) project for young women and men as stakeholders in ensuring peaceful democratic processes and advocates for the prevention of violence and hate speech.
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GAMBIA SONGHAI INITIATIVE SIGNS MOU WITH KUNDAM YOUTH FARM

10/03/2021 

The Deputy Permanent Secretary Finance and Administration, Mr Lamin A. Camara on Monday 8th March 2021 presided over the signing of the MOU between Gambia Songhai Initiative (GSI) project Chamen and Kundam Youth Garden in the Upper River Region. The objective of the Memorandum 
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YOUTH & SPORTS MINISTER COMMENCE NATIONWIDE FAMILIARISATION TOUR

22/02/2021 

The Honorable Minister of Youth and Sports, Bakary Y. Badjie accompanied by the Permanent Secretary, DPS Technical and all Heads of Satellite Institutions under the Ministry today commence a seven day nationwide familiarization tour. The tour is designed to enable the Hon. Minister and his delegation.
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MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS INAUGRATES THE NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE P.I.A

16/02/2021

The Honorable Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Bakary Y Badjie has today inaugurated the new Board of Directors of the President’s International Awards Scheme at its head office in Bakau. The inauguration came following the approval of the appointment of Mr Nfamara Dabo as the board 
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MOYS SIGN MOU WITH THE CUBAN AMBASSARDOR

16/02/2021

Honourable Bakary Y. Badjie, Minister of Youth and Sports and His Excellency Sr. Ruben G. Abelenda the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in the Gambia, on Tuesday 9th February 2021, signed an agreement of Sport Cooperation between the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation of the Republic of Cuba and The Gambia.
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YOUTH & SPORTS MINISTER PAYS COURTESY CALL ON CHINESE AMBASSADOR H.E MA JIANCHUN

03/02/2021 

Officials from the Ministry of Youth and Sports led by Honourable Minister Bakary Y. Badjie on Wednesday 3rd February 2021 paid a courtesy call on Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to The Gambia, H.E. Ma Jianchun. 
The visit was meant to seek a closer relationship between the Ministry and Embassy of China by exchanging ideas on how to strengthen the 
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THE GOVERNMENT GIVES 2MILLION DALASIS TO THE GAMBIA NATIONAL U-20 TEAM

28/01/2021 

The government of The Gambia Thursday 28th January 2021 gave a cheque amounting to two million dalasi to The National U-20 Team in a ceremony held at State House in Banjul. His Excellency President Adama Barrow presented the cheque to the team. The Young Scorpions were at No.1 Marina Parade on the invitation of President Barrow.
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MOYS HOLDS 1ST SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM MEETING OF THE 2021 CALENDER YEAR

27/01/2021

The Ministry of Youth and Sports and her satellite institutions on Wednesday 27th January held its first Senior Management Team (SMT) meeting for the year 2021. The meeting is the second SMT presided over by the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Bakary Y. Badjie after his appointment late last year. The meeting is currently taking place at the PIA's Hall in Bakau. 
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GAMBIAN WRITER PRESENTS FIRST AUDIO BOOK & A 24 COLLECTION OF AFRICAN NON-FICTION STORIES TO THE YOUTH & SPORTS MINISTER

19/01/2021

Modou Lamin Age-Almusaf Sowe , the founder of Young Writers Association and former Secretary-General of the grey-haired writers Association of The Gambia (WAG) on Tuesday presented the Gambia’s first audiobook and TWAWEZA – a collection of 24 African Non-Fiction stories to the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Bakary Y. Badjie.
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THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF A 5 DAY GENERAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING FOR 45 YOUNG PEOPLE WITHIN GREATER BANJUL AREA.

13/01/2021 

The official opening of a 5 days general entrepreneurship training for 45 young people within Greater Banjul Area. The training is fully funded by the government of the Gambia through the National Enterprise Development Initiative one of our satellite institutions. The training will focus on business idea generation, Business concepts,
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20 YOUTH ENTREPRENEURS TRAINS ON AGRO-ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND FOOD PROCESSING

11/01/2021 

Twenty youth entrepreneurs across the Lower River Region on Monday commences a five day training on Agro-Entrepreneurship and Food processing organise by National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI), one of the satellite institution under the Ministryof Youth and Sports . The capacity building training is currently underway.
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D20M YOUTH REVOLVING FUND SCHEME LAUNCHED

10/01/2021

His Excellency President Adama Barrow last Friday launched the Ministry of Youth and Sports' Youth Revolving Fund Scheme with an amount of 20 million dalasis as a start-up reserved funds.
The initiatives are jointly managed by the National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) of the Youth Ministry. 
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THE MINISTRY RECEIVES PETITION TO RENAME THE INDEPENDENCE STADIUM TO "BIRI BIRI STADIUM"

04/01/2021

A group of concern Gambians on Monday presented a dossier containing a petition signed by thousands of Gambians calling for the renaming of the Independence Stadium to "Biri Biri Stadium".
The submission of the petition was handed over to the Minister in a presentation ceremony held at his office in Banjul.
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MUSA BARROW WINS 2020 PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD AT FC BOLOGNA

31/12/2020 

Gambian international and FC Bologna forward Musa Barrow is been named Player of The Year 2020 at FC Bologna. The Serie A side made the announcement recently before the Christmas and New Year recess. The Player of The Year 2020 Award takes the former Hawks prodigy into the New Year 2021 with renewed aspirations for more successes at the Club.
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OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE NATIONAL YOUTH DIALOGUE ON PEACEFUL CAMPAIGNING AND ELECTIONS IN THE GAMBIA.

30/12/2020 

Hon. Bakary Y. Badjie, Minister of Youth & Sports graced over the official opening of the National Youth Dialogue on Peaceful Campaigning and Elections in the Gambia. "My ministry through NYC is committed to providing a youth-friendly space for dialogue with one another and to ensure participation, inclusion and contribution to nation-building," he said.
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MOYS SIGNED A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MoU) WITH 3DGam

28/12/2020

Our Deputy Permanent Secretary, Administration and Finance Mr. Lamin A. Camara today signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Youth and Sports, 3DGam and 3DGamGlobal. The objective of the Memorandum of Understanding is to target the issues to enable a more collaborative engagement and recognition between 3DGam and Ministry of Youth
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 THE 2nd NATIONAL YOUTH RETREAT AND DIALOGUE ON ELECTORAL REFORM

22/12/2020

Our Hon. Bakary Y Badjie, today visited young people at National Youth Council - The Gambia 2nd National Youth Retreat and Dialogue on Electoral Reform at Football Hotel in Yundum. During his visit the minister spoke to the participants (Youth Leaders) and reminded them of their importance to national development and maintenance of peace in the country.
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SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER FOR GLOBAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2020

11/12/2020 

Bakary Y. Badjie is the current Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of The Gambia. Prior to his appointment as State Minister, Hon. Badjie served in different capacities in civil society organizations in The Gambia. Between 2004 and 2016, he was a Program Officer of the NGO Child Protection Alliance, served voluntarily as a member.  
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YOUTH & SPORTS MINISTER RECEIVES COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY GENERAL

09/12/2020 

Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Bakary Y. Badjie yesterday Tuesday 8th December, 2020 received the Secretary General of Commonwealth, Her Excellency the Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland Q.C. in his office in Banjul. The purpose of the visit was meant to discuss ways to support the participation of the ministry in the commonwealth.
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CUBAN AMBASSADOR PAYS COURTESY CALL TO YOUTH AND SPORTS MINISTER

08/12/2020

His Excellency Sr. Ruben G. Abelenda, the Ambassador of the republic of Cuba in the Gambia on Tuesday paid a courtesy call to the Honourable minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Bakary Y. Badjie in his office in Banjul. The purpose of the visit was to congratulate the minister on his appointment and equally brief him on the cordial relationship. 
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THE MINISTRY OF YOUTH & SPORTS COMMENCE A THREE(3) DAYS RETREAT

05/12/2020

In fulfilment of its mandate to promote youth entrepreneurship, skills development and leadership geared towards ensuring excellence in sports that generate value, The Ministry in partnership with UNDP on Thursday 3rd December, 2020 began a three-day retreat involving key staff of the ministry and satellite Institutions.
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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CHAMPIONS OF THE WAFU U20 CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020

29/11/2020 

Bravo to the players, Coach, Technical and management side of the Under20 National Team for being champions of WAFU Zone A, and qualifying for the 2021 AFCON U20 in Mauritania. You made the Gambia proud again! Your victory united the whole country, renewed our hopes as a people, and reaffirmed Ministry of Youth and Sports and the GFF commitment to excellence in sports.
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LAYING OF FOUNDATION STONE FOR KAFUTA & FULABANTANG MINI STADIUMS

21/11/2020 

Honourable Bakary Y. Badjie the Minister of Youth and Sports earlier on today laid the foundation stone for the construction of Kafuta, mini stadium in the West Coast Region. The 200 by 200 square metres mini stadium is the second foundation laid by the ministry so far since the announcement of constructing mini stadia to decentralize sport facilities.
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THE GAMBIA RECLAIMS TOP SPOT IN GROUP D OF THE AFCON QUALIFIERS AFTER WIN OVER GABON

16/11/2020

The Gambia Scorpions have climbed to the top of the standings in Afcon Group D Qualifiers following their emphatic 2-1 win over the panthers of Gabon in Match Day Four of the Qualifiers held at the Independence Stadium in Bakau on Monday 16th November 2020. The return leg of the Qualifiers came at the scenes of Gambia’s humble and narrow lost.  
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PICTORIAL FOR MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND SPORTS SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM MEETING

11/11/2020

The Ministry of Youth and Sports on Tuesday the 11th of November 2020 held a Senior Management Team (SMT) meeting with head of satellite institutions under the purview of the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The meeting that was held at the independence stadium was meant to discuss way forward on the policies, programs and planning of the ministry.
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ANOTHER 30 YOUNG ENTERPRENUERS TO BE TRAINED ON ENTERPRENUERSHIP BY NEDI & SDF

06/11/2020

In quest to strengthen the capacities of women and youth in entrepreneurship, Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) through National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) and Social Development Fund (SDF) is currently training 30 young entrepreneurs at a ceremony held in Brikama Regional
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NATIONWIDE SENSITIZATION OF YOUNG PEOPLE ON HIV/AIDS PREVENTATION 

27/10/2020

Ministry of Youth and Sports through it's Department of Planning in partnership with ActionAid International - The Gamba are on a nationwide sensitization on HIV/AIDS Infection among young people. The sensitization that started since July 8, 2020, was meant to sensitize young people on HIV/AIDS prevention in the country.
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GNOC PAYS COURTESY CALL ON NEW YOUTH & SPORTS MINISTER

27/10/2020

The Executive members of the Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC) on Tuesday received a cordial welcome from the Ministry of Youth and Sports after paying a courtesy call on the newly appointed Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon Bakary Y. Badjie at his office in Banjul. The purpose of the visit was to congratulate the minister on his appointment and equally brief him on the activities of the GNOC.
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MR SAIKOU M SANYANG, PS OF THE MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND SPORTS CURRENTLY AT NANA AT THE CLOSING OF A FIVE-DAY ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING

21/10/2020

Mr Saikou M Sanyang, Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry Of Youth and Sports Currently at NANA at the Closing of a five-day entrepreneurship training organised by National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) for women and youth in entrepreneurship. The PS Presenting to participants
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THE HON. MINISTER INAUGURATES THE NEWLY ELECTED NYC BOARD MEMBERS

23/10/2020 

Hon. Bakary Y Badjie, Minister of Youth and Sports has on Friday inaugurated the Newly elected National Youth Council members (Board) at NaNA conference hall in Kanifing.
The inauguration opened the door for the new council to kick start work in representing the interest of young people in the council (Board).
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STAKEHOLDERS FROM SDF AND NEDI MEETS THE MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS

21/10/2020 

Stakeholders from the National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI), Social Development Fund (SDF) and Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs on Wednesday visited the Youth and Sports Minister in his office in Banjul. The purpose of the meeting was to update the minister on the MOU signed on YRLF.
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THE GAMBIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION (GFF) PAYS COURTESY CALL ON YOUTH & SPORTS MINISTER

21/10/2020

The Executive committee of the Gambia Football Federation led by Mr Lamin Kaba Bajo, the President of the Federation on Wednesday 21st October 2020 paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Bakary Y Badjie. The leadership were received by the Youth and Sports Minister in Banjul. 
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NEWLY APPOINTED MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORTS EMBARK ON AN INSTITUTIONAL TOUR TO ALL THE SATELLITE INSTITUTIONS UNDER THE MINISTRY

16/10/2020

The newly appointed Youth and Sports Minister Bakary Y Badjie on Thursday commence his institutional familiarization tour. The tour is meant to afford the minister to familiarise himself with the institution's under his purview.
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SPEECH BY THE HON BAKARY Y. BADJIE, MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORTS AT HIS SWEARING IN CEREMONY AT THE STATE HOUSE IN BANJUL

08/10/2020  

Your Excellency the President of the Republic of The Gambia
The Vice President of the Republic of The Gambia,
My Lord the Chief Justice, Colleague Cabinet Members
Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service
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SCORPIONS TRAINING SESSION IN PORTUGAL AHEAD OF THE TWO INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES SLATED FOR THE 9TH AND 13TH OCTOBER.

06/10/2020

The team had its first training session on Tuesday morning with all the players on board assisted by the back room staff under the supervision of the Belgain tactician Coach Tom Saintfiet while GFF 3rd Vice President and Head of delegation Rtd Gen. 
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TELEVISE STATEMENT ON THE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY COMMEMORATION
BY THE HON. HADRAMMEH SIDIBEH, MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORTS, THE GAMBIA

12/08/2020 

Every year, on the 12th August, the Republic of The Gambia joins the rest of the world to commemorate the International Youth Day. In December 1999, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed a resolution 
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APPROXIMATELY 100 BEDS TO BE FITTED AT THE STADIUM FOR COVID 19 TREATMENT

11/08/2020 

A joint partnership between lines Ministries for the construction of tents are currently underway at the Gambia's independence stadium in Bakau. The Ministries are Health, Works and Construction and the Ministry of Youth and Sports who are custodian of the independent stadium
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COCONUT GLOBAL SHARING FOR LIFE DONATES HANDWASHING BUCKETS TO THE MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND SPORTS (MOYS)

30/03/20

Coconut Organization, a sister Organization of International Youth fellowship, an NGO based in the Gambia has on Tuesday donated 77 handwashing buckets to the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The presentation was held at
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OBITUARY ANNOUNCEMENT OF LATE FOOTBALL LEGEND ALHAGIE MOMODOU BIRI BIRI NJIE.

19/07/2020

It is with deep sorrow and sadness that the Ministry of Youth and Sports learnt of the unfortunate passing of Alhagie Momodou Biri, Njie.
The late Biri Biri died at the age of 72 years,the sad event occurred on Sunday 19th of July 2020.
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DISTRIBUTION OF HANDWASHING DEVICES & SANITARY MATERIALS TO OUR YOUTH CENTERS & OTHER YOUTH-FRIENDLY FACILITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

30/03/20

As part of our efforts to fight against COVID19 in the Gambia earlier today, we presented hand wash devices & sanitary materials for onward distribution to youth-friendly centers & other
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REVIEW MEETING OF THE MINISTER'S NATIONWIDE TOUR OF YOUTH AND SPORTS PROJECTS, OTHER FACILITIES AND OFFICES UNDER THE MINISTRY.

19/02/20

Head of satellite institutions of the Ministry of Youth and Sports today meets to review the report of the Minister's nationwide tour of youth & sports projects, other facilities and offices under the ministry.
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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MINISTERS NATION WIDE TOUR 2020

10/02/20

Highlights of Day 4, 5, 6 & 7 of the Minister's tour of youth and sports projects, other facilities and offices under the ministry. The minister and delegation visited Lower River Region, West Coast Region, Kanifing Municipality and Banjul. 
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THE GRADUATION CEREMONY OF 6TH BATCH OF GSI STUDENTS IN CHAMEN, NORTH BANK REGION.

15/02/20

The Gambia Songhai Initiative (GSI) a project under Ministry of Youth and Sports is today graduating 38 students.
The graduates were trained in different areasof organic agricultural production. 
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CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH-LED ORGANIZATIONS AND REGIONAL YOUTH COMMITTEES

27/12/19

The activity was organized by the National Youth Council - The Gambia one of our satellite institutions. It brought together 70 young from youth organizations and regional youth committees across the country. 
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NATIONAL YOUTH RETREAT ON DEMOCRACY AND DEVELOPMENT


29/11/19

The retreat brought together 150 young people across the country to review their 2019 activities & plan for 2020. The 3 days event is supported by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and UNFPA The Gambia.
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