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  1. Charity appeals for kit to help Ebola outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | Portsmouth Today

    ... institute in Freetown. Dee Symons is an experienced charity worker who has made more than 100 visits to The Gambia to help people. The 72-year-old, of Fort Fareham Road, Fareham, is hoping to convert her Ford 4x4 into an ambulance for the next ...

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  2. W. Africa Ebola crisis hits tourism, compounds hunger in GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AlertNet

    ... what you grow, so that we can be food self-sufficient by 2016. Rice and other commodities that can be grown in the Gambia will not be imported," Sey told the Thomson Reuters Foundation at the donor meeting. "Gambia will no longer need to depend on ...

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  3. Gambia: Youth and EmpowermentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AllAfrica.com

    ... weighs down, with catastrophic consequences, our inclination to skills related professions. The government of The Gambia is cognizant of the importance of a skill-based society, which has the potential to ensure uninterruptible supply of our ...

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  4. Gambia: Gambia Ranked 23rd in Mo Ibrahim Index of African GovernanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AllAfrica.com

    The Gambia has been ranked 23rd with a score of 51.6 in the 2014 Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance . The 2014 Ibrahim Index of African Governance, launched yesterday 29 September, shows that between 2009 and 2013 overall governance improved on the African continent.

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  5. Retired Aiken prosecutor Morgan doesna t slow downRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    ... that I had experienced only through my parents and people I had met on American soil." Morgan journeyed to The Gambia with her husband, the Rev. Fred Andrea, who is the senior pastor of Aiken's First Baptist Church. They went there to visit their ...

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  6. Gambia: Top Turkish Investor Explores Gambia Investment PotentialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | AllAfrica.com

    A high-profile Turkish investor Monday evening arrived in Banjul for a two-day long visit at the invitation of the Turkish ambassador to The Gambia, H.E. Ergin Soner, aimed at looking for opportunities and ways of investing in The Gambia. It could be recalled that during the historic state visit to Turkey early this year, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh Nasirul Deen Babili Mansa extended an invitation to the members of the business community from the trans-continental nation to explore the vast opportunities in The Gambia.

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  7. Ilford youth worker to spend 10 weeks helping youngsters in BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Ilford Recorder

    ... for the National Citizen Service, volunteering with young people aged 15 to 17. She previously visited The Gambia and did a 10k walk to raise money for a development hub in Manduar Village. She said: "The Gambia inspired myself and others to set up ...

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  8. Gambia: Unicef - 99.7 Percent Targeted Children Received First Dose of Polio VaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | AllAfrica.com

    The United Nations Children's Fund in The Gambia has disclosed that 99.7 percent of the targeted Gambian children were reached with the first of two doses of the polio vaccine as part of the recently concluded four-day nationwide polio immunization, according to the information obtained from its official website. It explained that after two days of the first round of the national polio campaign, over 58% of the targeted 416,740 children aged 0 - 5 years were reached with the first of two doses of the polio vaccine.

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  9. Gambia: Gambian Artistes Join in 'Ebola Free Gambia' CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | AllAfrica.com

    Since the outbreak of the deadly Ebola in some West African countries with death ever increasing, campaigns have been launched in many countries to sensitise their populace about this deadly virus, in order to keep Ebola-free nation. The Gambia, is no exception and with the launch of Ebola-free Gambia, many artists have released Ebola songs to better educate the populace about this deadly virus.

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  10. Gambia: 'Ebola Is Real but Preventable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | AllAfrica.com

    ... handshaking, and even touch objects. Drammeh therefore urged teachers to be vigilant and extra careful to enable The Gambia to maintain its current health status of 'The Gambia free of Ebola virus disease.' He added further that they should be on ...

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  11. Gambia: Trade Minister Takes Livestock Dealers to Task - Urges Moderate Pricing of LivestockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | AllAfrica.com

    The minister of Trade, Regional Integration and Employment, Thursday engaged members of the Gambia Livestock Dealers Association , urging them to be reasonable and moderate in pricing their animals. His words are coming barely nine days to the Muslim feast of Tobaski, which is characterised by slaughtering of animals, mostly rams for sacrificial purposes.

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  12. Gambia: 2014 Marche Jula Promotion Launched in BanjulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | AllAfrica.com

    The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the Banjul City Council Thursday launched a promotional drive for the fourth edition of Marche Jula 2014 in Banjul. The event that is organised annually to provide the platform for local small and medium scale enterprises, to showcase their products and services, is slated to take place at the July 22nd Square in Banjul from the 29th November to 20th December on the theme "Unlocking the Potential of SMEs Through Partnership.

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  13. Gambia: GTBank MD Breaks Silence On Recent Bank HeistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | AllAfrica.com

    ... ding personal management system and warrant cards, amongst others. The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in The Gambia has disclosed that 99.7 percent of the targeted Gambian see more>>

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  14. Gambia: Trade Ministry Cautions Livestock Dealers, Ahead of TobaskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | AllAfrica.com

    ... that the government has given dealers an environment conducive to operate. Dr Demba Jallow, Director General of the Gambia Livestock Marketing Agency, added to the remarks made by the minister, and told the livestock dealers that they should help ...

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  15. Gambia: GCCI Launches 2014 Marche Jula Trade FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | AllAfrica.com

    The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, GCCI, yesterday launched the 2014 "March Jula" trade promotion activity, which is out to attract local and international entrepreneurs and businesspeople. This year's event, slated for 29 November to 20 December, will be hosted at July 22nd Square in Banjul under the theme: "Unlocking the potentials of SMEs through partnership".

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  16. Human Rights Council President appoints Members of Commission of Inquiry on EritreaRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Director of the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), a pan-African NGO based in Banjul, The Gambia. She is currently enrolled as a part-time doctoral candidate at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. In 2011, the Madrid ...

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  17. Winchester women's group celebrating 80 years by expanding aid projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Soroptimist International of Great Britain and Ireland brings together women of all ages and backgrounds to raise money for charities. The Winchester and District branch is celebrating the milestone by expanding a project to make dresses for girls at their sister club, SI Banjul in The Gambia.

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  18. New DNA sequencing method to diagnose tuberculosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Medical News Today

    Researchers working in the UK and The Gambia, have developed a new approach to the diagnosis of tuberculosis that relies on direct sequencing of DNA extracted from sputum to detect and characterize the bacteria that cause TB without the need for time-consuming culture of bacteria in the laboratory. The research, reported in the peer-reviewed journal PeerJ , was directed by Professor Mark Pallen, Professor of Microbial Genomics at Warwick Medical School and Dr Martin Antonio, head of the TB diagnostics laboratory at UK Medical Research Council Unit in The Gambia.

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  19. Ebola nations may 'face collapse'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Ghanamma.com

    ... g up Ebola health facilities and sending personnel, special attention also needed to be paid to Guinea-Bissau and The Gambia, countries near the epicentre which both have inadequate health systems, it said.

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  20. Ebola in West Africa: 'Chaos and potentially collapse'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Crofs Blogs

    ... the UN resolution says nothing about the two weak states that are close to the Ebola epicentre: Guinea-Bissau and The Gambia. Both have inadequate health systems and the virus could rapidly spread there. These countries should receive special ...

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