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  1. General Quainoo speaks out! West African state plotted Sgt. Doe's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Ghanamma.com

    General Arnold Quainoo, a former Army Commander, on Wednesday broke his long silence over his complicity in the assassination of the late President Samuel Kanyon Doe of Liberia. This was at the launch of the maiden book of Dr Obed Y. Asamoah, the founder of the defunct Democratic People's Party.

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  2. It's About Time to End Dictatorship in The Gambia: Waato SeetaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | In-depth Africa

    The decision on Tuesday, December 23rd by the White House to strip The Gambia of its designation as a beneficiary of preferential status under the U.S.' African Growth and Opportunity Act is a clear indication that the international community has had enough of Yahya Jammeh's tyrannical rule. It's about time that effective and concerted measures are devised to help end dictatorship in The Gambia.

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  3. the Fall of Dictator Yahya Jammeh Predicted; International Community Take NoteRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | In-depth Africa

    We are today predicting the fall of the Kanilai monster Yahya Jammeh. The fall of Gambia's longest serving dictator Yahya Jammeh is imminent.

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  4. Gambia: Gampost, E-Solutions Join Hands to Provide Value-Added ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | AllAfrica.com

    GAMPOST Managing Director Phoday M. Jaiteh has said collaboration with E-Solutions is the beginning of the new abilities that would create strategic opportunities in Gampost services. Mr Jaiteh made this statement at the re-launching of the post-money transfer services of Gampost held recently at its head office in Banjul.

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  5. 3 Arrested in Latest Surge of Gambia's Antigay Witch HuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Advocate

    The Agence de Presse Africaine is reporting that security forces in Gambia have arrested three people on suspicion that they committed the "crime" of homosexuality. "Gambian security forces from both the police and the National Intelligence Agency are continuing their crackdown on suspected homosexuals in the greater Banjul metropolis, especially in the Tourism Development Area," APA reported Tuesday.

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  6. Hector the donkey celebrates Christmas with a prosthetic legRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Horsetalk

    Hector was left outside the Luxor animal welfare centre in January, unable to walk due to a missing left-hind hoof. Donkeys cannot walk with three legs, unlike cats or dogs for example.

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  7. Gambia arrests three men it accuses of homosexual actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | AlertNet

    In this 2006 file photo people are seen outside closed stores in the Gambian capital Banjul. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly BANJUL, Dec 22 - Gambian authorities arrested three men and accused them of committing homosexual acts, which are punishable with a maximum sentence of life imprisonment under a law signed in October, state television said on Monday.

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  8. Tough Caf obstacle for ChiefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Iol.co.za

    Runaway Premiership leaders Kaizer Chiefs were handed a difficult route if they want to be equally successful in the CAF Champions League. The 2015 qualifying rounds draw made in Cairo paired the Soweto club with Batwanans Township Rollers in a preliminary two-leg tie they should win with several goals to spare.

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  9. African Champs League draw completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | BBC News

    African champions Entente Setif will begin the defence of their title against Barrack Young Controllers of Liberia or The Gambia's Real de Banjul. The Algerians, along with six other clubs, were given byes into the first round of the 2015 African Champions League.

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  10. Gambia: GAMPOST Resuscitates Internal Money Transfer ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | AllAfrica.com

    The Gambia Postal Service Corporation has given a new kiss of life to its domestic money transfer services, rebranding it to commensurate with standards acceptable to the customers. Now called Postal Money Transfer , re-launched Wednesday in Banjul, the new service is in the form of robust software that can send text messages to the recipient once a transaction is completed.

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  11. Gambia: GRA Trains Customs Officers On Tariff ImplementationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | AllAfrica.com

    Thirty customs officers of the Gambia Revenue Authority are on intensive training in awareness creation on the Common External Tariff , ahead of commencement of its implementation in January 2015. The training session was organised under the auspices of the GRA, and funded by the European Union and German government.

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  12. PHOTOS: 'Thousands' of Gambians Attend Antigay RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Advocate

    Gambian president Yahya Jammeh led an antigay demonstration through the streets of the nation's capital, Banjul on Tuesday, allegedly attended by thousands rallying in support of recently signed legislation that imposes lifetime prison sentences on many LGBT people, reports Pink News . There were no reports that the president spoke at the event. 9 comments

  13. Gambia: Ruling Party Organizes Protest Against Gays and LesbiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | AllAfrica.com

    APRC supporters organised a protest against lesbians and gays in Banjul on Tuesday, 9 December 2014. The protest was marked by a procession which started from the New National Assembly Building and ended at the July 22 Square.

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  14. U.S condemns Gambia over disappearances, anti-gay lawRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | In-depth Africa

    United States President, Barack Obama's National Security Council has voiced concern over Gambia's moves to block access to top United Nations human rights investigators and enact tough new legislation against homosexuality. Gambia's foreign minister last week vowed to sever dialogue with the European Union after the bloc, an important donor to the West African nation, raised similar criticisms, Reuters says.

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  15. U.S. condemns Gambia over disappearances, new anti-gay lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Reuters

    President Barack Obama's National Security Council has voiced concern over Gambia's moves to block access to top United Nations human rights investigators and enact tough new legislation against homosexuality. Gambia's foreign minister last week vowed to sever dialogue with the European Union after the bloc, an important donor to the West African nation, raised similar criticisms.

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  16. .com | Gambia rebukes Guinea for silence over Ebola grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | News24

    Gambia rebuked Guinea on Thursday over its "bizarre attitude" to diplomacy, accusing its near neighbour of refusing to say thank you for a $500 000 donation to its Ebola response. The government said in a statement the cash, sent in September, had been acknowledged with gratitude by Guinea's central bank while the government had remained silent.

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  17. Gambia: Ebola, V-2016, Pay Upgrade, Economy Top Lawmakers' DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | AllAfrica.com

    Lawmakers Wednesday wrapped-up parliamentary sessions on the budget estimates for The Gambia for 2015 with a rich debate on a number of cross-cutting issues that have a direct bearing on the socio-economic development of the country. From the ongoing Ebola crisis that has plagued three West African countries and the threat it poses to neighbouring countries; the drive towards the attainment of Vision 2016 food self-sufficiency agenda; the need to augment the pay scale of low paid civil servants; the current wave of economic development in the country; as well as the need to ensure financial discipline, amongst others; lawmakers debated virtually everything that concerns' the nation's development.

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  18. Gambia: Ex-Transport Minister Appears At High Court But...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | AllAfrica.com

    Ousman Badjie, the former minister of Transport, Works and Infrastructure was on Thursday brought before the High Court in Banjul presided over by Justice Simon A Abi, to react to the recently filed economic crime and negligence of official duty charges leveled against him by the state prosecution, but he could not due to the irregularities in the prosecution office. When the case was called, the state lawyer A A Ceesay applied to be given a date in order to put their house in order by way of filing in the proper indictment.

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  19. Gambia censures Guinea for silence over Ebola grantRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Vallejo News

    The Gambia rebuked Guinea on Thursday over its "bizarre attitude" to diplomacy, accusing its near neighbour of refusing to say thank you for a $500,000 donation to its Ebola response. The government said in a statement the cash, sent in September, had been acknowledged with gratitude by Guinea's central bank while the government had remained silent.

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  20. Gambia: Facade of Democracy CrumblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | AllAfrica.com

    Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh wants the world to think he is a democrat. Two years after seizing power as a 29-year-old officer in a 1994 coup, he held elections.

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