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  1. Nigeria: Arik Air suspends flights to Liberia, Sierra Leone over EbolaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    Arik Air on Sunday said it would suspend flight operations to Monrovia in Liberia and Freetown in Sierra-Leone on Monday following the first Ebola virus death officially confirmed in Lagos.

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  2. Tribute To A King-Paps TourayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | In-depth Africa

    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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  3. Ex-GPA boss acquitted, dischargedRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | In-depth Africa

    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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  4. Gambia: Connecting the Gambia to the World of ICTRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | AllAfrica.com

    The Government of the Gambia under the leadership of His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Yahya AJJ Jammeh has connected the Gambia to the world of Information and Communication Technology .

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  5. A Summer Adventure To GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Newtown Bee

    Katelyn Kean of Newtown, right, with Rosie Hammak, left, and Anna Passaniti, top right, worked together at one of two archeology sites in the Republic of the Gambia this summer.

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  6. Gambia: 'Bissau Ready to Open Corridors for Gambian Investors'Read the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | AllAfrica.com

    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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  7. ECOWAS court rules Gambia failed to investigate journalist murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    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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  8. Gambia: Time to 'Drop the Knife' on Genital CuttingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | AllAfrica.com

    Women's rights activists in the Gambia are insisting that more than 30 years of campaigning to raise awareness should be sufficient to move the government to outlaw female genital mutilation .

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  9. Gambia: Gambia Claims 'Considerable Progress' in Report to UN On MDGsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | AllAfrica.com

    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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  10. Time to "Drop the Knife" for FMG in The GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Inter Press Service

    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. 4 comments

  11. Gambia: Former Immigration Boss' Orderly Trial StallsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | AllAfrica.com

    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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  12. Gambia: Mauritanian Envoy Meets JammehRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | AllAfrica.com

    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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  13. Gambia: Observer Editor Jobe and Co Trial Set for JudgmentRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | AllAfrica.com

    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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  14. Learning from severed ties with ex-African allyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | The China Post

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the Gambian president Yahya Jammeh has always been a controversial man who made a lot of decisions on his own without consulting with his aides or advisors.

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  15. Gambia: Driver Found Liable for Rash and NegligenceRead the original story

    Friday Jul 4 | AllAfrica.com

    One Modou Dibba, a driver tried for rash and negligent conduct causing death, was Wednesday convicted and sentenced by Magistrate Dayo of the Brikama Magistrates' Court, to a fine of D20,000, in default to serve 6 months in prison with hard labour.

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  16. Gambia: Police Detain Journalist for Human Trafficking StoryRead the original story

    Friday Jul 4 | AllAfrica.com

    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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  17. Gambia: New SG Receives Saudi InvestorsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | AllAfrica.com

    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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  18. Gambia: GCCI Convenes Consultative Meeting With StakeholdersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | AllAfrica.com

    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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  19. Mayor Bah launches Psup Un-Habitat Phase-2 in BanjulRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | In-depth Africa

    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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  20. Gambia police harass journalist over human trafficking storyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    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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