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  1. 99p print will raise A 3,000 for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

    A PICTURE which sold for less than A 1 in a clearance store is set to turn the tables on the fortunes of a local charity after auctioneers valued it at around A 3,000. Jo Heaven, the founder of the charity Empower, which supports various projects in The Gambia, discovered the fabric print while browsing at the Barnados Clearance centre in Cavendish Square.

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  2. Gambian Man Arrested For Being Gay Fears Death After Being Tortured While In Police Custody: VIDEORead the original story

    Yesterday | Towleroad

    One of the three men arrested on suspicion of homosexuality in The Gambia back in December has been admitted to a hospital due to "excessive bleeding" and reportedly fears for his life. Freedom Newspaper, a Gambian online news site, claims the individual in question isAlieu Sarr .

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  3. 3G expansion plans still tentative at cash-strapped GamcelRead the original story

    Yesterday | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Bai Mattarr Drammeh, vice-chair of the board of directors at state-backed mobile operator Gamcel, a subsidiary of Gambia Telecommunications Company , has disclosed that the 3G service rolled out in 2013 has so far only been expanded across the Greater Banjul Area and Kanilai, although he noted that there are plans to roll out the technology to 'all the major towns and villages of the country.' However, as reported by Gambian newspaper The Point, the vice-chairman said this plan would require a 'massive' capital outlay, as Gamcel continues to face challenges in its network expansion programme.

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  4. School workers flying to The Gambia to help some of the poorest children in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Shopper

    Three pioneers from Charlton Manor primary school will fly to The Gambia on Monday, February 2, to help build a school for some of the poorest children in Africa. Teachers Shelley Johannesen and Katy Pease, and premises manager Michael Rivers, will be part of a seven-strong team from the Ceesay Nursery School charity.

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  5. Ebola awareness day to be held at Turf MoorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Is Lancashire

    A COUNCILLOR has teamed up with Burnley FC to highlight the plight of Ebola suffers in West Africa with an awareness-raising day at Turf Moor. Campaigners from Christian Aid and other local groups will host Kick Out Ebola at the ground tomorrow to explain how the killer virus has wiped out families in the likes of Sierra Leone and The Gambia.

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  6. Puppy has worms squeezed from his skin after being rescued in GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... owner/caretaker often does not give a sh** or does not exist, we have a huge amount of dogs on the streets of the Gambia. That's my main work.' The charitable veterinary surgery aims to educate and raise money to tackle issues in Gambia by uploading ...

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  7. Cutting Through the Hysteria Over Court's Gaza War ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Truthdig

    ... the ICC's chief prosecutor - Fatou Bensouda, a former attorney general and justice minister of the Republic of The Gambia - announced that her office would open a "preliminary examination into the situation in Palestine." "A preliminary examination ...

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  8. Gambia Spirits market: New market data releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR-inside.com

    The report presents detailed historic and forecast data on the Spirits consumption trends in The Gambia, offering consumption volume and value at market and category level. Bringing together Canadeans research, modeling, and analysis expertise to develop uniquely detailed market data, it allows both foreign and domestic companies to identify the market dynamics of overall spirits sales, and remain sensitive to those categories that will be in the ascendency in the coming years.

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  9. Sharonjit Chahal, Shelley Johannesen and Katy PeaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Shopper

    Three pioneers from Charlton Manor primary school will fly to The Gambia on Monday, February 2, to help the campaign to build a school for some of the poorest children in Africa. Teachers Shelley Johannesen and Katy Pease, and premises manager Michael Rivers, will be part of a seven-strong team from the Ceesay Nursery School charity led by founder Diane Fisher.

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  10. ECOWAS is with you - Mahama tells JammehRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | GhanaWeb

    President John Dramani Mahama has expressed ECOWAS's solidarity with President Yahya Jammeh and the people of The Gambia over a recent attempted coup in that country. Last Sunday, President Mahama, who is the Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, made a brief visit to Banjul to express the solidarity of ECOWAS.

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  11. The Dilemma of Educating Foreign SoldiersRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Real Clear Politics

    Two days before the world entered 2015, a handful of former officers from the Gambian Armed Forces attacked the State House in Banjul, The Gambia. Published accounts call Lamin S. Sanneh, a former Gambian military officer, the ringleader of the aborted coup.

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  12. Mahama visits Yahya Jammeh after attempted coupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Ghanamma.com

    The Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, President John Dramani Mahama, on Sunday stopped over in Banjul on a short solidarity visit following an attempted coup in the small West African country. Accompanied by the Vice President of the ECOWAS Commission, Dr. Toga Gayewea Mcintosh, President Mahama said his visit, though brief, was to show ECOWAS' solidarity with President Yahya Jammeh and the people of The Gambia.

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  13. Fears in Gambia over detained family of alleged coup plottersRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Daily Monitor

    An opposition leader in the Gambia called Sunday for President Yahya Jammeh to release relatives of coup suspects arrested and kept incommunicado since the attack nearly four weeks ago. The presidential guard on December 30 put down a bid to seize power blamed mainly on ex-servicemen from the Gambian and US armed forces while Jammeh was in Dubai.

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  14. Hampshire Scouts in 'amazing' adventure of a lifetime in The GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Daily Echo

    MORE than 30 Scouts from Hampshire embarked on the adventure of a lifetime as they travelled more than 2,500 miles to an African country. Thirty-four Explorer Scouts from the county took part in a host of community projects during their two-and-a-half week expedition to The Gambia.

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  15. Town backs bid to give children a sports boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Newmarket Today

    ... Town Football Club and Carry Express Services have joined forces in a bid to collect the goods for children in The Gambia. Moves to set up the appeal were made after a number of old kits were handed over by officials at the Thurlow Nunn League ...

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  16. Lewes vet set to 'make a difference' in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Hailsham Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Now the senior equine veterinary assistant at Cliff e Equine Clinic in Lewes is off to teach her skills to vets in The Gambia.

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  17. 1000 prosthetic legs ready to change lives in West AfricaRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Release News

    ... and Ground Qube grants the charity transport and man power. In April 2014, Legs4Africa sent out 500 legs to The Gambia. Now, they've all been used, and we're eager to help others and achieve more. Throughout 2015 the team expects to collect around ...

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  18. The Insurance Industry in Gambia, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 - New Report AvailableRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | PR-inside.com

    ... the industry as of 2013 * The Gambian insurance industry is regulated and supervised by the Central Bank of the Gambia (CBG) Full Report Details at - .. Report Scope This report ...

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  19. Aid workers deliver on promises as they return to The GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Motherwell Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Aid workers Paul Lafferty and Frank Devine braved the outbreak of the Ebola virus in west Africa to carry out a successful mission to The Gambia.

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  20. Boko Haram Marches Onward: Attacks in Cameroon cause thousands to flee for their livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Catholic.org

    Ten thousand Cameroonians have fled with their lives after incursions from the dreaded terrorist group Boko Haram along the border regions with Nigeria's Borno State. The Islamic militant group has massacred over 2,000 people in two northeastern towns over the past several weeks.

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