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1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

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.

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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.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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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.

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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.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

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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.

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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.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

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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.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

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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.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

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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)

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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.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Gambia police harass journalist over human trafficking story

Gambian police should stop harassing a journalist over a story highlighting human trafficking in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Gambia: Energy and Development

It is obvious that the language of the contemporary world, following the industrial revolution, is energy.

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Gambia: 'Money Laundering, a Major Crime of Our Time'

Money laundering is one of the major crimes of our time, and aside from the associated predicate crimes, it is strongly linked with terrorism financing, said the first deputy governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia .

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

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Africa: Jammeh Urges Africa to Do More for Agriculture

The president of the Republic has urged Africa to accelerate more efforts towards improving the agriculture sector, and stated that the best strategy for the attainment of food self-sufficiency, which is wholly supported by the African Union, is for the continent to harness our human resources.

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