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  1. Grief, tears at dead graduate's funeral service...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... when erect, and 11.66 cm around, according to an analysis of more than 15,000 appendages around the world.... The Gambia has banned gambling, it announced on Monday, denouncing the industry as "exploitative" and saying the government acted to ...

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  2. Flying Eagles off to Senegal for AYCRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The National U-20 team, the Flying Eagles will depart for the African Youth Championship in Senegal today, officials have announced. The Flying Eagles secretary Aliyu Ibrahim Awal disclosed that the team will fly out of Abuja via Lagos and Banjul, Gambia, to Dakar.

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  3. Prosecutors seek 10yr jail term for Simone GbagboRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... when erect, and 11.66 cm around, according to an analysis of more than 15,000 appendages around the world.... The Gambia has banned gambling, it announced on Monday, denouncing the industry as "exploitative" and saying the government acted to ...

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  4. Oman FM win Stanchart Trophy Tournament 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, Mar.3, GNA - Oman FM has qualified to represent Ghana in the West African Division of the Standard Chartered Bank Road to Anfield Games after beating Ghana National Petroleum Corporation 1-0 in the finals to win the Ghana event played in Accra on Saturday. Oman Fm will therefore meet the eventual winners in the West African Division which will be held in Nigeria and The Gambia on March 14, this year.

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  5. African Youth Championship: Nigerians to leave for Senegal on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Flying Eagles secretary Aliyu Ibrahim Awal disclosed that the team will fly out of Abuja via Lagos and Banjul, Gambia, to Dakar.

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  6. Sierra Leone: SN Brussels Reaffirms Commitment to Continue Flight Services to Sierra LeoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... their services to 19 destinations in Africa, but however noted that touristism had been badly affected in The Gambia and Senegal even though they had no Ebola. He therefore said the initiative is to market the continent as a land of opportunity, ...

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  7. Gambia shuts down 'exploitative' gambling industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    The Gambia has banned gambling, it announced on Monday, denouncing the industry as "exploitative" and saying the government acted to prevent its youth from becoming a generation of addicts. The move will hit gaming centres and casinos across the west African nation's tourist resorts and scores of sports betting shops which have sprung up in recent years in the capital Banjul.

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  8. Origins of AIDS virus strains traced to gorillasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    ... with the author. Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug The Gambia has banned gambling, it announced on Monday, denouncing the industry as "exploitative" and saying the government acted to prevent ...

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  9. Gambia: Gambling Banned in GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AllAfrica.com

    With effect from today, lotteries, casinos and all forms of gambling in The Gambia are to cease operations, according to a statement from the Office of the President. "The Government of The Gambia hereby announces that it has banned lotteries, casinos and all forms of gambling in The Gambia with effect from Monday, 2nd March 2015.

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  10. Researchers develop new approach to diagnosing TB-oral swabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... (TB) that may help in the development of new diagnostic tests and treatments. Researchers working in the UK and The Gambia, have developed a new approach to the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) that relies on direct sequencing of DNA extracted from ...

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  11. The gametocytocidal efficacy of primaquine in malaria asymptomatic...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Trials Journal

    The gametocytocidal efficacy of primaquine in malaria asymptomatic carriers treated with dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine in The Gambia : study protocol for a randomised controlled trial Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Background Finding efficacious tools to decrease and interrupt malaria transmission is essential to sustain the gains in malaria control and contain the emergence of artemisinin resistance. Primaquine is effective against Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes and recommended for treatment campaigns in elimination settings.

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  12. Gambia: GPPA Trains 'High-Level' Officials On Public ProcurementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | AllAfrica.com

    ... support of the EU to the implementation of Public Finance Management reforms in the area of procurement in The Gambia. "This support, funded by the EU, is of great assistance in ensuring that our public procurement system is effective and efficient ...

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  13. Sounders 2 make their first signingsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sounder at Heart

    Sounders FC 2 announced the signing of Sounders Academy star Duncan McCormick as well as six-year pro Amadou Sanyang. These are the first two signings for the new USL side.

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  14. Club members make Gambia school realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | West Sussex Today

    ... A DREAM of the Lancing & Sompting Lions Club finally came true as a new nursery school was launched in The Gambia. Lions member Sandy Redhead and her family have been working on the Big Smile Project for eight years, but now their hard work has paid ...

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  15. Gov't account in red - Agyeman ManuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Ghanamma.com

    Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has observed that there is no trace of the money meant to compensate the families of four of the victims in The Gambia killings in the Consolidated Fund, as evidence shows that the account was operating negative. According to him, over the last twelve months , the country's Consolidated Fund has been in red, indicating that the country is indebted to so many institutions and firms.

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  16. Govt Chops $500,000 Ghost Money MinorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Ghanamma.com

    ... was disallowed because it was a very relevant question on monies meant for families of 40 Ghanaians murdered in the Gambia. "There is a clear documentary evidence that there is nothing in the Consolidated Fund and the account is showing red so if ...

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  17. Student from The Gambia shocked by NUJ's revelationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | News Shopper

    Last year Newsquest extended the Young Reporter Scheme into Africa, which gave two students the opportunity to gain experience working for an online paper. Abdoulie Jammeh from The Gambia was one of these students who, despite limited internet access, managed to complete all eight articles within the timeframes.

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  18. Gov't 'chops' compensation of Ghanaians killed in GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | GhanaWeb

    Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament, Kwaku Agyeman Manu has accused government of spending monies meant for the families of Ghanaians killed in The Gambia some eleven years ago. Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Minister, Hannah Serwah Tetteh told Parliament that some Ghc280,000 outstanding monies being the remaining part of compensations paid by The Gambian government to the families of Ghanaians killed in that country in 2005 has been lodged in the Consolidated Fund.

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  19. Santa delivers donated cash to worthy causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    STONEHOUSE Rotary gave away thousands of pounds worth of cheques to charities and good causes thanks to their annual Christmas carol and Santa float over festive period. The float, which carried Father Christmas, visited Stroud, Stonehouse and various supermarkets and raised more than A 10,000 throughout December.

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  20. Gambia: President Jammeh - From the Least Developed to an Economic Super PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | AllAfrica.com

    STATEMENT BY H.E. SHEIKH PROFESSOR ALHAJI DR. YAHYA A.J.J. JAMMEH, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA ON THE OCCASION OF THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE GAMBIA'S INDEPENDENCE, ON THE THEME "FROM THE LEAST DEVELOPED TO AN ECONOMIC SUPER POWER", 18th FEBRUARY 2015 Today marks the fiftieth independence anniversary and I ask you to join us to thank Allah the Almighty for having brought us this far.

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