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5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Bill Creates New National Oil Company

A new national oil company called the Gambia National Petroleum Corporation, GNPC, which takes over the state-owned Gambia National Petroleum Company Limited has been created by law.

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13 hrs ago | Midweek Herald

Honiton firefighters aim to tackle A 40k challenge

Honiton Community Fire Station crew members launch their fundraising appeal to buy a fire engine for an African community.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

In-depth Africa

Libya boosts Gambia agric sector with tractors

The Libyan embassy in Banjul Monday handed over 13 brand new tractors and accessories to the government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Agriculture for the latter's agricultural development.

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Gambia: "Poor Condition of Banjul Roads Hampers Our Work" Says Vice...

The Vice President of the Banjul commercial van drivers association has raised concern on the poor condition of the roads in Banjul which, he said, is seriously hampering their work.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

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Gambia: Tanji Green Youths Mobiliser Testifies in Journalists' Trial

Malang Jassey, the mobiliser of the Green Youths Tanji branch, Monday testified as the fifth prosecution witness of Sainey MK Marenah, a freelance journalist, and Musa S. Sheriff, editor-in-chief of The Voice newspaper.

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Gambia: Vision 2016 Ambitious, but Achievable - Ifad President

The visiting IFAD President has said at a meeting with Gambian ministers that Vision 2016 to end the importation of rice in this country "is an ambitious one, but is achievable".

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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G/Bissau Speaker makes historic N/Assembly address in Gambia

The visiting Speaker of the National People's Assembly of the Republic of Guinea Bissau Wednesday made a historic address at the National Assembly of The Gambia, becoming the first foreign parliamentary chief to do so in Banjul.

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Normalisation Committee to tour regions

Normalisation Committee of the Gambia Football Federation yesterday began a four-day tour of the administrative regions in provincial Gambia, a media release from Football House announced.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Catholics celebrate centenary of Cathedral

In a grand style, the Gambian Catholic family last Friday celebrated the centenary of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Assumption, situated at Daniel Goddard street, formerly Hagan Street in Banjul.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Gambia: IFAD President to Visit the Gambia

The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, Kanayo F. Nwanze, is expected in The Gambia on Wednesday 20 August for a two-day official visit, during which he will meet with President Yahya Jammeh and other senior government officials."

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Gambia seals US$31.9M for Airport Improvement Project

The Gambia Civil Aviation Authority , under the Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure on Saturday signed a US$31M contract with AREZKI, a Gambian based construction company; and Greenline, a Kuwati company, for the implementation of phase II of Airport Improvement Project.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Gambia, Venezuela to start air services- As lawmakers ratify Agreement

The Republics of The Gambia and Venezuela are expected to start scheduled air services from Caracas to Banjul, following the ratification on Wednesday of the Air Services Agreement during the third sitting of The Gambia's National Assembly in the 2014 Legislative Year.

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Africa: IFAD President to Meet Head of State and Ministers to Discuss ...

The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development , Kanayo F. Nwanze, will arrive in the Republic of The Gambia on 20 August for a two-day official visit to meet with Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh, President of the Republic of The Gambia, and high-level government officials.

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FGI-CRPC award contributors

The Foundation of The Gambia Incorporation and Consumer Rights and Protection Chapter during their third annual congress awarded several institutions and individuals that have closely contributed to consumer right protection at a ceremony held at the Girl's Guide Hall in Kanifing.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

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'Ebola, threat to human survival'

A Gambian lawmaker has described as "threat to human survival" the deadly Ebola virus that has been plaguing some West African nations since February 2014.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

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Gambia: Gambia Extends Flight Ban to Nigeria

The Gambia government through its relevant ministries has extended a ban on air passengers bound for Banjul from the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the latest West African nation to be hit by the deadly Ebola virus.

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Gambia: Imams Pray for Ebola Victims in Sierra Leonean

The Sierra Leonean Embassy in The Gambia, under the leadership of Ambassador Alhagi Soulayman Daramy last Thursday gathered Imams within the Greater Banjul Area and members of staff of the embassy, to offer special prayers for Sierra Leone and her people in the wake of the Ebola outbreak in that part of the world.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

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Africa: 'U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Fruitful'

The Gambian leader has described as 'fruitful' the first-of-a-kind US-Africa Leaders Summit held in Washington DC.

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Gambia: Gambia Bans Air Passengers From Freetown, Monrovia and Conakry

The Gambian authorities have ordered that, "with immediate effect and until further notice", four local airline companies serving Banjul and the sub-region must "not to pick up passengers in Freetown, Monrovia and Conakry respectively as inbound passengers to Banjul".

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

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Gov't revenue, grants increased to D4.12B in 2014

The governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia has revealed that the provisional data on government's fiscal operations for the first half of 2014 has indicated that the total revenue and grants of the government has increased to 4.12 billion dalasi.

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