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  1. Tacoma resident trying to win contest to take physical therapy help to children in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    ... to some children in need and to gain invaluable experience," Hill said via email. His goal is to travel to The Gambia in West Africa and provide manual therapy and strength building exercises for children suffering from conditions brought on by poor ...

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  2. Nigeria: Arik Air suspends flights to Liberia, Sierra Leone over EbolaRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    Arik Air on Sunday said it would suspend flight operations to Monrovia in Liberia and Freetown in Sierra-Leone on Monday following the first Ebola virus death officially confirmed in Lagos.

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  3. Gambia registers progress in human capital development- UNDP 2014 global reportRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | In-depth Africa

    The 2014 Global Human Development Report, published by the United Nations Development Programme , has recognised the progress made by The Gambia in human capital development.

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  4. Born Africans set for Gambia tourRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | In-depth Africa

    Following their musical comeback, one of the pioneering reggae ambassadors in the Gambia, the Born Africans Crew are set for a mega musical tour of the Smiling Coast of Africa come December 2014.

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  5. Beauty in Business Events & PR Service announces exclusive holiday packages for 2014Read the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | In-depth Africa

    ... Business Event and PR Services is pleased to announce an exclusive holiday packages for 2014 Gambia event season. The Gambia as never seen before through creativity, beauty, and fashion consecutively for the past five years promoted through the ...

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  6. Tribute To A King-Paps TourayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | In-depth Africa

    Africa's Answer to US Soul Music One of the most recognizable Gambian vocalists to come out of Banjul was Paps Touray.

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  7. Man convicted for escaping from lawful custodyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | In-depth Africa

    One Fallou Ceesay, was on Wednesday convicted and sentenced to serve one-year imprisonment, by Magistrate Samateh of the Brikama Magistrates' Court for escaping under lawful custody, contrary to the Laws of The Gambia.

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  8. Ex-GPA boss acquitted, dischargedRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | In-depth Africa

    The Banjul Magistrates' Court, presided over by Principal Magistrate Hilary Abeke, on Monday acquitted and discharged Abdoulie Tambedou, the former Managing Director of the Gambia Ports Authority on four-count charges of giving false information to a public officer, contrary to the laws of The Gambia.

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  9. Gambia: 'Economic Superpower Status By 2024'Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | AllAfrica.com

    The president of the Republic has unveiled his plan to achieve an 'economic superpower status' for The Gambia in year 2024, four years after the Vision 2020 would have been achieved.

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  10. Gambia: How Agriculture Has Evolved From 1994 to DateRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | AllAfrica.com

    ... other factors explains President Yahya Jammeh's approach towards farming, putting agriculture as the basis of The Gambia's development. Twenty years on today Sheriff Janko assess some of the gains made in this crucial sector. What is unique about ...

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  11. Gambia: 20 Years of Energy Sector TransformationRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | AllAfrica.com

    ... and Transmission systems in the rural areas. However, the Brikama Power Project, financed by the government of The Gambia is producing electricity into the network; the International Development Bank funded Brikama (II) 20 Mega Watts Power Supply ...

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  12. UNESCO regional director meets UTG top brassRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | In-depth Africa

    The Dakar-based regional director of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation on Friday met with the top echelon of the University of The Gambia at the institution's Faraba-Banta Campus.

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  13. Gambia celebrates 20th Anniversary of July 22nd RevolutionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | In-depth Africa

    The 20th Anniversary of the July 22nd Revolution was observed Tuesday in The Gambia with thousands of people from all walks of life converging at State House where they joined the president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh for a nightlong event.

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  14. 'Economic Superpower Status by 2024'Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | In-depth Africa

    The president of the Republic has unveiled his plan to achieve an 'economic superpower status' for The Gambia in year 2024, four years after the Vision 2020 would have been achieved.

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  15. Gambia ponders taking part in U-23 women volleyball cupRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | In-depth Africa

    The Gambia is currently considering possibilities of participating in the first ever African U-23 volleyball championship to be held in Algeria, between the 5th and 15th of September, 2014.

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  16. Gambia: Connecting the Gambia to the World of ICTRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | AllAfrica.com

    The Government of the Gambia under the leadership of His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Yahya AJJ Jammeh has connected the Gambia to the world of Information and Communication Technology .

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  17. Gambia: Still Moving OnRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | AllAfrica.com

    ... and establishment of the first University Extension Program in the country and subsequently the University of The Gambia in 1999. Apart from the numerous developments registered by the revolution, there is ample evidence to manifest that the ...

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  18. How agriculture has evolved from 1994 to dateRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | In-depth Africa

    ... ith other factors explains President Yahya Jammeh's approach towards farming, putting agriculture as the basis of The Gambia's development. Twenty years on today Sheriff Janko assess some of the gains made in this crucial sector. What is unique about

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  19. 20 Years of Fear in GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | World Press Freedom Review

    The International Press Institute yesterday joined an international call for an end to two decades of repression and impunity for human rights violations in Gambia on the 20th anniversary of President Yahya Jammeh's rise to power.

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  20. Gambia: 22nd July 1994 - 22nd July 2014 - 20 Years of Fear in GambiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | AllAfrica.com

    On 22 July 1994, a group of military officers led by Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh overthrew President Dawda Jawara, who had been in power in Gambia since 1970.

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