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Gambian artist exhibits works in Germany

Thursday, February 05, 2009

Author: by Sanna Jawara

Isha Fofana, a renowned Gambian artist, is set to exhibit her artistic works in the republic of Germany. [more [147 KB] ]

Women's museum for The Gambia

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

For the first time in the history of art and culture of the country, a women's museum has been established. [more [ KB] ]

Tourism minister inaugurates women museum

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Fatou Mass Jobe- Njie, the minister for Tourism and Culture, Tuesday officially opened the multi-million dalasi Women Museum and Art Centre in Bato Kunku in Kombo South, Western Region. [more [ KB] ]

Arts Promotion Vital To National Development - Minister

17 February, 2010 08:40:00
EDWARD E. CARAYOL

The promotion of a nation's cultural arts sector has been described as a veritable way of contributing to national development.

This remark was made by Honourable Fatou Mass Jobe Njie, The Gambia's minister of Tourism and Culture while presiding over the official opening of the Mama Africa Women's Museum and Art Centre at Batokunku, Western Region yesterday. [more [219 KB] ]

A new museum named Mama

Friday, February 19, 2010
Author: Njie Baldeh

Africa Women's and Art Center was recently opened at Batokunku village in Kombo South, at a colourful ceremony witnessed by senior government officials from the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, National Center for Arts and Culture, international organizations in the country and the media. [more [ KB] ]

An occasional newsletter about SMCM’s Gambia PEACE program

Mission: To expand the exchange of SMCM and other non-Gambian students, faculty and staff with the University of The Gambia and other educational institutions in The Gambia and Senegal to increase understanding and enhance academic excellence among all partners. [more [ KB] ]

News from women’s museum, Batokunku/Gambia

International Arts Exhibition ends

First highlight set at “Mama Africa” in The Gambia. [more [ KB] ]

Overcoming Maps 6 shuttles between Senegal, Gambia

Life Midweek Magazine By Our Reporter  Published 12/05/2010  Life Midweek Magazine  Unrated

Between May 8 and 16, 2010, Overcoming Maps 6, the sixth edition of the Pan-African Circle of Artists’ (PACA) study tour of Africa will hold in Gambia and Senegal. Built around the philosophy and symbolism of maps as instruments of ‘ownership, ‘violence and, in the case of Africa, memorials to the historic Berlin conference, the project which began in 2001 seeks to promote integration and networking in Africa. [more [225 KB] ]

“Girls in Art” Project at “Mama Africa” starts successful

Sponsored by ROC Taiwan Embassy

Empowerment of women is one main key for a peaceful and fair society. To reach this aim, there must be solution for women and girls to get an income of their own. Art is an appropriate and sustainable way to earn money by producing batiks, paintings, clay works, dolls, fashion, jewelleries, decoration, etc. [more [ KB] ]

Gambia: YPM to Stage Inter- Generational Dialogue Forum

Daily Observer 4 March 2011

The Young People in the Media, The Gambia in partnership with Unicef Banjul Office and UNIQUE FM radio Station, will on Sunday, March 6th hold an inter-generational dialogue forum at the front ground of UNIQUE FM radio Station along Garba Jahumpa Road, Fajara, as part of activities marking the International Children's Day of Broadcasting. [more [163 KB] ]