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  1. Gambia: Boom Period for Businesses in Rural Gambia - As Presidential Tour ProgressesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago |

    Ever since the president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya Jammeh left Banjul for this year's tour under the banner of "Vision 2016 Rice Self-Sufficiency Tour", provincial administrative capitals have been experiencing a surge in economic activity thanks to spending by the accompanying delegates as well as other ... (more)


  2. NEWLast minute holiday deals: Scilly Isles, Montenegro, Gambia, Cyprus and MadeiraRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Metro

    This week's deals are in the islands of Tresco and Bryher, Montenegro's Bay of Kotor, a Gambian roots music festival, a group getaway in Cyprus and a Madeiran spa. 1 comment

  3. Gambia: Minister Bala Jahumpa Injured in Convoy AccidentRead the original story

    Wednesday |

    The Point can confirm, after receiving the information from good sources, that roads and transport minister Bala Garba Jahumpa was admitted at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul during the Easter break, after his vehicle in the presidential convoy was involved in an accident, caused by a bull which crossed the road.


  4. Gambia: Gambia-Senegal Frontier Closed - ReportsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 22 |

    It has been reported by people in The Gambia, and was reported on Monday afternoon by the BCC African Service quoting sources in Senegal, that The Gambia's borders with Senegal were closed, beginning on Saturday.


  5. Sarata Movie to Be Premiere in the Gambia, 2nd May 2014 at Pencha Mi Hall, "Paradise Suites Hotel"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 20 | CNN

    'SARATA' is a story based on deceit, love, betrayal and challenges faced by young women, in an attempt to better their lives. 1 comment

  6. Gambia: Top GPA Officials Meet Senegalese Transport UnionRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 |

    Four months ago, the Senegalese Transport Union announced its decision to close the border crossing points with the Republic of The Gambia, amid controversy that arose between the Senegalese drivers and the GPA officials over the tariff at the ferry crossing points.


  7. UPDATE 1-West African Ebola outbreak caused by new strain of disease - studyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Reuters

    An Ebola outbreak blamed for 135 deaths in West Africa in the past month was not imported from Central Africa but caused by a new strain of the disease, a study in a U.S. medical journal said, raising the spectre of further regional epidemics.


  8. Gambia: Gambia's Total Exports for 2013 Stood At Four BillionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 |

    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.


  9. West African Ebola death toll reaches 121, rate of new cases slows, progress on vaccine in miceRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Daily Kos

    I have three articles for you tonight and for the first time since the outbreak started two bits of good news.


  10. Gambia bans flights from Ebola-hit nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Daily Times

    BANJUL: The Gambia has banned flights from Ebola-hit west African countries from landing in its territory, airport officials told AFP on Tuesday.


  11. The Gambia bans flights from ebola-hit countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The New Zealand Herald

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


  12. Guinea says Ebola outbreak nearly under controlRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Fox News

    Rose Komono poses for a picture at a health clinic after overcoming the Ebola virus in Gueckedou April 3, 2014.


  13. Passengers Stranded In Gambia As Flights Banned Over Ebola FearsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Hundreds of passengers were stranded in Gambia on Monday after the West African country banned flights from countries linked to a deadly ebola virus outbreak, China's Xinhua news agency reported.


  14. Dozens stranded as Gambia blocks flights in Ebola fearRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Crofs Blogs

    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.


  15. Gambia: NAWEC Boss Reveals Plans to Address Fajara Water ProblemRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 |

    The managing director of the National Water and Electricity Company has revealed plans to integrate the Brikama Water Plant, so as to boost the supply of water at Fajara.


  16. Gambia: National Assembly Passes Consumer Protection LawRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 |

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


  17. All set for Volleyball double finals this weekendRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | In-depth Africa

    Volleyball will take the center of attention this weekend when the country's sports governing body stage the finals of the domestic cup competition in both the male and female categories.


  18. Gambia: No Development Without Electricity, Water - Says Energy MinisterRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 |

    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.


  19. The Gambia: Two persons samples tested 'negative' for EbolaRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | Crofs Blogs

    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."


  20. An Empty Stomach Has No Ears; Invest In Women NGOsRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | Release News

    With an estimated 240 million people in the Sub-Saharan Africa hungry and lacking basic nourishment, this continent is in dire need of measures that will see the number go down fast.