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  1. Artistes urged to be Ebola alertRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... who frequent the African continent on tours to promote, particularly their music. Taal, who has roots in The Gambia and was raised in the United States, has served as a liaison between concert promoters and tour organisers to facilitate local reggae ...

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  2. Gambia: GAMFINET Holds Microfinance ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    The Gambia Microfinance Network Wednesday concluded a daylong Microfinance Forum at the Paradise Suites Hotel on the theme: "Improved Policy, Legal and Regulatory Framework is Key to Microfinance Development".

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  3. Gambia: Lawmakers Prepare Ahead of Next Month's Public Finance ScrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    ... the forthcoming PAC/PEC session which is scheduled for the month of September. He stated that the government of The Gambia continues to licence, sanction and provide much needed resources for them to convene and deliberate with political goodwill ...

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  4. Oxford to lead hunt for Ebola virus cureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | This is Oxfordshire

    ... field for the past 20 years, added he was "pretty confident" that a vaccine could work against Ebola. People from The Gambia and Mali will also take part in the trial for the vaccine, which has been in development since last year. Volunteers could ...

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  5. Gambia: Jammeh Gives Sierra Leone Five to Fight EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    ... Leone in Banjul said it was informed through a diplomatic note dated 26 August 2014, "that the Central Bank of The Gambia has effect the transfer of a generous donation of US$500,000 to the appropriate authorities in Freetown, Sierra Leone, to help ...

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  6. Gambia: The Drainage CanalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    ... because the importance of a drainage system in the development of a country cannot be overemphasised. After all, The Gambia under the dynamic and visionary leadership of President Jammeh is witnessing massive transformations and modernisation. This ...

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  7. 12 Gambians to undergo Turkey medical trainingRead the original story

    Friday | In-depth Africa

    ... to a press release. "It could be recalled that multi-agreements were signed by the governments of Turkey and The Gambia on 24th May 2014 during the first Turkey-Gambia Joint Economic Commission. These agreements, which were signed in Banjul, include ...

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  8. Lawmakers prepare ahead of next month's public finance scrutinyRead the original story

    Friday | In-depth Africa

    ... the forthcoming PAC/PEC session which is scheduled for the month of September. He stated that the government of The Gambia continues to licence, sanction and provide much needed resources for them to convene and deliberate with political goodwill ...

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  9. More people congratulate the president on the 20th anniversary of July 22nd RevolutionRead the original story

    Friday | In-depth Africa

    ... I write from the bottom of my heart to commend and praise you for all your endeavors and efforts in transforming The Gambia beyond imagination. The numerous and unprecedented developments ushered in by the July 22nd Revolution in our dear Motherland ...

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  10. Accused's bailbond revoked, remandedRead the original story

    Friday | In-depth Africa

    One Sheikh Tijan Sanneh, who is standing trial for the possession of drug for trafficking, contrary to Laws of The Gambia was on Monday remanded after his bail was revoked by the acting Principal Magistrate Lamin Mbaye Snr of the Banjul Magistrates' Court.

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  11. American national convicted for economic crimeRead the original story

    Friday | In-depth Africa

    ... criminal offences ranging from economic crimes, conspiracy to commit felony and cheating, contrary to the Laws of The Gambia and his conviction came after he pleaded guilty to the charges leveled against him by the State

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  12. Cardiff 10k: Team trains together to serve up a healthy fundraising totalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | IcNetwork

    ... now we have our very own Mo Farrah in the form of new recruit and running fanatic Mo Badjan, a waiter from The Gambia, who we have high hopes for. "It's so rewarding raising money together for such an important Welsh cause and we'd like to thank the ...

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  13. OneMinutesJr workshop in The GambiaRead the original story

    Thursday | Young People's Media Network

    UNICEF Deputy Country representative and acting head of office Rupert Leighton has said the Oslo Challenge was put in place in 1999 to seek answers on how to give children access to the media, how to provide them with media education and literacy and how to ensure they benefit from full participation in the media.

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  14. Ebola vaccine to go into trials which could be available by end of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Daily Mail

    If the vaccine performs as well in humans as in monkeys, the trial will be extended to 80 people in The Gambia and in Mali.

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  15. Glaxo to test Ebola vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | MarketWatch

    ... volunteers will be used in a study at the University of Oxford, then another 40 each in trials to be held in The Gambia and Mali, near where the outbreaks have occurred. Glaxo says it hopes to finish the trials by the end of the year and perhaps ...

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  16. Community-based scheduled screening and treatment of malaria in...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | Trials Journal

    ... multi-centre cluster-randomised controlled trial involving three countries with varying malaria endemicity; low (The Gambia) versus high transmission (Burkina Faso and Benin), and varying degrees of SP resistance (high in Benin and moderate in ...

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  17. The Gambia's Democratic Space 'Constricted, Restricted and Shrinking' Ahead of 2016 PollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Inter Press Service

    Opposition supporters at a rally in the Gambia. Activists and local politicians say that ahead of the 2016 presidential elections there has been little tolerance for the opposition.

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  18. Gambia: 'Gambian Economy Doing Well Despite Global Challenges'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | AllAfrica.com

    ... anticipated," he explained. Making comparisons between the economies of the First and the Second Republics of The Gambia, Touray described the difference as "astronomical". "The level of economic, political and social developments achieved by the ...

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  19. Gambia: 'The Rise of CFA Over the Dalasis Hampers Our Business - '...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | AllAfrica.com

    ... the CFA means they would incur losses if they were to buy livestock at certain prices in Senegal and resell in The Gambia. "During those days when the Gambian Dalasi was in good shape, I used to buy several cattle in Senegal and bring them to the ...

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  20. Omar Colley described best defender in FinlandRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | In-depth Africa

    ... not want to release him. He's too important for us." Colley, a former African U-17 champion who also played for the Gambia U-20 side is now a full international for The Gambia but he is somewhat an unknown in Swedish football until Djurgarden ...

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