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Gambian entrepreneur to meet Obama
The founder and chief executive officer of Unique Solutions, Papa Yusupha Njie, will be attending the U.S.-Africa Business Forum to be held in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, July 29 2014, as part of the US-Africa Leaders' Summit to be hosted by President Obama.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Gambia: President Jammeh Condemns Israel's 'Extraordinary Brutality'
President Yahya Jammeh has strongly condemned the "extraordinary brutality" being shown by the Israelis in Gaza, and pointed out that even though "nobody is condemning them, Allah would condemn them".
Liberia: RIA Land Deed Backfires - Land Owners Threaten to Sue GOL
Lawyers representing the legal interest of residents of the Roberts International Airport area said they would sue over President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's granting of a land deed to the RIA for the expansion of the Airport.
Sarjo Fofana loses appeal
The Gambia Court of Appeal, presided over by Justice Emmanuel O. Fagbenle has dismissed the criminal appeal filed by Sarjo Fofana, former Chief of Naval Staff against his conviction and sentenced by the High Court in Banjul.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Tribute To A King-Paps Touray
Africa's Answer to US Soul Music One of the most recognizable Gambian vocalists to come out of Banjul was Paps Touray.
Ex-GPA boss acquitted, discharged
The Banjul Magistrates' Court, presided over by Principal Magistrate Hilary Abeke, on Monday acquitted and discharged Abdoulie Tambedou, the former Managing Director of the Gambia Ports Authority on four-count charges of giving false information to a public officer, contrary to the laws of The Gambia.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Gambia: 'Bissau Ready to Open Corridors for Gambian Investors'
Diplomatic representatives of the Republic of Guinea Bissau to The Gambia have declared that the Portuguese-speaking nation is ready to open its doors to Gambian investors, especially those interested in large-scale ventures, as normalcy returned to the major cashew producing nation.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
CPJ Press Freedom Online
ECOWAS court rules Gambia failed to investigate journalist murder
The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes today's ruling by a West African regional court, which found that the Gambian government failed to conduct a meaningful investigation into the murder of journalist Deyda Hydara.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Gambia: Gambia Claims 'Considerable Progress' in Report to UN On MDGs
Gambia's minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, KebbaTouray, on July 9 presented Gambia's MDGs progress report 2014 to UNECOSOC, the United Nations Economic and Social Council, in New York.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Inter Press Service
Time to "Drop the Knife" for FMG in The Gambia
The practice remains widespread in this tiny West African country of 1.8 million people, but rights activists believe that their campaign has now reached the tipping point.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Gambia: Former Immigration Boss' Orderly Trial Stalls
Principal Magistrate Hilary Abeke of the Banjul magistrates' Court on Wednesday adjourned the criminal trial of Fatoumatta Keita, ex-orderly of the former Immigration boss.
Gambia: Mauritanian Envoy Meets Jammeh
A special envoy of the president of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania Thursday afternoon met with the Gambian leader, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh at State House in Banjul.
Gambia: Observer Editor Jobe and Co Trial Set for Judgment
Justice Emmanuel Ahmadi of the special criminal court in Banjul yesterday adjourned the trial of the deputy editor-in-chief of the Daily Observer newspaper, Alhagie Jobe, and one Mbye Bittaye, for judgment.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Gambia: Police Detain Journalist for Human Trafficking Story
Police in Banjul on June 27, 2014, detained Sanna Camara, a journalist with privately-owned The Standard newspaper at the Bundung police station, about 13 kilometers from the capital Banjul.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Gambia: New SG Receives Saudi Investors
High-profile Saudi investors on Wednesday called on the newly appointed secretary general, minister for Presidential Affairs and head of the Civil Service, Abdoulie Sallah, at his office in State House.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Gambia: GCCI Convenes Consultative Meeting With Stakeholders
Members of the Gambia Chambers of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with various business operators and stakeholders within the ministry of Agriculture recently convened a meeting at the GCCI head office to discuss the national agricultural policy and framework documents, among other related issues, and map out the way forward in the ... (more)
Mayor Bah launches Psup Un-Habitat Phase-2 in Banjul
The mayor of Banjul, Abdoulie Bah on Monday launched the participatory Slum Upgrading Programme UN-HABITAT, at the Banjul City Council Chambers.