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World Consumer Rights Day, 2018

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The Gambia joined the rest of the world in commemorating world Consumer Rights Day, March 15, 2018. The day is dedicated to raising global awareness about consumer rights and needs. The theme of this year’s celebrations is “Making Digital Marketplaces Fairer.” According to Consumers International (CI), the 2018 campaign will aim to promote digital marketplaces […]

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The Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission hosted the 9th Annually African Consumer Protection Dialogue conference

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AD Conference (6th to 9th March, 2018) The Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission hosted the 9th Annually African Consumer Protection Dialogue conference from the 6th – 9th March, 2018. The event was organized in collaboration with the Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA) and the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The theme for the […]

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Training of Police

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The Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (GCCPC) held a day-long training for senior members of the Gambia Police Force (GPF), under the theme “Competition and Corruption.” The training was described as timely by the Executive Secretary of the Commission, given the interrelation between corruption and competition. “Studies have shown that there is a strong […]

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Nationwide Sensitization Tour

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The Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (GCCPC) November 28, 2017 concluded a nationwide sensitization tour. The aim of the eight days tour was to sensitize the general public, particularly those in rural Gambia on the roles and mandates of the commission. The team spent two days in each region for a two-part event. The […]

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Nationwide Trek

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The Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (GCCPC) November 28, 2017 concluded a nationwide sensitization tour. The aim of the eight days tour was to sensitize the general public, particularly those in rural Gambia on the roles and mandates of the commission. The team spent two days in each region for a two-part event. The […]