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4 min ago | CNN

Sarata Movie to Be Premiere in the Gambia, 2nd May 2014 at Pencha Mi Hall, "Paradise Suites Hotel"

'SARATA' is a story based on deceit, love, betrayal and challenges faced by young women, in an attempt to better their lives.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Gambia's Total Exports for 2013 Stood At Four Billion

Trade is a key component to sustainable development, but the current level of Gambian exports at about D4 billion for 2013 out of a provisional total trade value of D16 billion, is very low and this must change if we are to create more wealth and employment, stressed the Trade Integration and Employment minister, Abdou Kolley.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

The Gambia bans flights from ebola-hit countries

Health workers wearing protective suits walk in an isolation center for people infected with Ebola at Donka Hospital in Conakry, Guinea.

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Related Topix: The Gambia, World News, Africa, Guinea, Yahya Jammeh, Sierra Leone

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Dozens stranded as Gambia blocks flights in Ebola fear

Sierra Leone authorities were cautious in responding to the reported flight restriction imposed by Gambia on all passengers from three West African capitals over fears of the Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Guinea, The Gambia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Thu Apr 10, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: National Assembly Passes Consumer Protection Law

The Consumer Protection Bill 2014 was on Wednesday passed into law by the National Assembly sitting in Banjul.

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Related Topix: The Gambia

Tue Apr 08, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: No Development Without Electricity, Water - Says Energy Minister

The Energy minister, Teneng Mba-Jaiteh, has underscored that there cannot be any development in the absence of electricity and water supply, while reaffirming government's commitment to the cause.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

International Monetary Fund

The Gambia: Statement at the End of an IMF Staff Visit

A mission from the International Monetary Fund , led by Bhaswar Mukhopadhyay, visited Banjul during March 25 - April 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: The Gambia, Africa, World News, Isatou Njie-saidy

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Ebola - Two Persons Samples Tested 'Negative'

The ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Banjul has revealed that the tests for Ebola at the regional reference laboratory in Dakar, Senegal, were "negative, meaning Ebola virus has been ruled out".

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Related Topix: The Gambia, World News, Senegal, Africa

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

SCHOOLGIRLS in Winchester have been helping young women in Africa with a creative new project.

Since July 2013 members of Soroptimist International for Winchester and Districts, have been busy making 136 dresses for their sister club SI Banjul in The Gambia.

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Romsey Advertiser

Winchester school girls make dresses for creative African project

Since July 2013 members of Soroptimist International for Winchester and Districts, have been busy making 136 dresses for their sister club SI Banjul in The Gambia.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Govt Committed to Fiscal Prudence - Jammeh

President Yahya Jammeh speaking Monday at the National Assembly in Banjul recommitted his government to continue implementing prudent tax and spending policies, while calling on all concerned to meet their tax obligations.

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Related Topix: Yahya Jammeh, The Gambia, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Mon Mar 31, 2014

AllAfrica.com

West Africa: Jammeh - ECOWAS Hopeful of Smooth Polls in Bissau

The president of the Republic has asserted that it is the hope of the Economic Community of West African States that this time around polls in the Portuguese-speaking country of Guinea Bissau will be conducted smoothly.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea-Bissau, Yahya Jammeh, The Gambia

Fri Mar 28, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: GCC Hosts Turkish Experts On Competition Law

Turkish Competition Commission experts are in The Gambia to help build the capacity of staff of the Gambia Competition Commission on competition law.

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Boston Standard

Boston duo's Gambia mission

A duo from Boston are trying to raise money to be able to fly out to a school in Gambia and help to teach children there.

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Related Topix: Travel, Gambia Travel, Africa Travel, The Gambia, World News, Africa

Wed Mar 26, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Ferry Maintenance

It is indeed a welcome development that the GPA is putting the ferries aside for thorough maintenance.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Ahead of 'The Great Senegambian Conference' - Top Senegalese Delegation Arrives Tomorrow

A high-powered delegation from Senegal is due in Banjul tomorrow, Wednesday March 26th, to finalise arrangements with members of the newly formed Senegalese-Gambian Association for Integration and Socio-Economic Development regarding media coverage for the much anticipated "The Great Senegambian Symposium and Conference" scheduled for April 25th ... (more)

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

In-depth Africa

Jammeh caps Saudi visit 'successful'

The Gambian leader has crowned as "successful" his four-day state visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where he engaged in a series of bilateral activities meant to bolster relations between Banjul and Riyadh.

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Related Topix: The Gambia, World News, Africa, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Yahya Jammeh

In-depth Africa

First Family's maiden Leadership Award to spur excellence -After UTG's top two win

The maiden 'National Leadership Award' instituted by the First Family of the Republic of The Gambia to recognise the invaluable services of distinguished personalities across the broad spectrum of the Gambian society has a great potential to promote excellence in the country, analysts have said.

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Related Topix: The Gambia, Africa, World News, Yahya Jammeh

In-depth Africa

UTG students urged to intensify research in economics

Young academicians at the University of The Gambia have been challenged by the International Monetary Fund's chief officer in Banjul to intensify research in the area of economics so as to acquaint themselves with its policies, reforms and statistic aimed at expanding their knowledge.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: IMF Says Official Data Influences Advice to Govts

The economic and financial data or facts given to the IMF by government authorities largely influences the advice and support given to countries by the Fund, said IMF resident representative Gaston K. Mpatswe, in reaction to the accusation that the IMF sometimes gives "dire advice" to countries.

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Related Topix: The Gambia, World News, Africa, Bretton Woods, NH

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