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  1. Indians in Gambia contribute to fight against EbolaRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Newkerala.com

    ... disease from spreading to the country. Sey said: "The Indian community is the first of its kind to support the Gambia government in its bid to prevent the spread of Ebola to the country," He added that, "apart from the president of the republic, ...

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  2. Amherst high school students will not be visiting Senegal, Gambia because of Ebola concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | MassLive.com

    While there is only one known case of Ebola in Senegal and none in Gambia, the Amherst Regional High School African Scholars will not be traveling to those countries in February as planned. In an email, former teacher Bruce Penniman explained that "because Senegal and The Gambia are in the same region as the Ebola outbreak, there was considerable anxiety among parents and the administration particularly because at the time we had to decide, September - no one had any idea what the situation would look like in February."

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  3. Indians in Gambia contribute to fight against EbolaRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Nerve News

    ... disease from spreading to the country. Sey said: The Indian community is the first of its kind to support the Gambia government in its bid to prevent the spread of Ebola to the country, He added that, apart from the president of the republic, ...

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  4. Gambia: AGOA Not Yielding Desired Result for GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | AllAfrica.com

    ... criteria which are reviewed annually and eligibility is either renewed or suspended, based on performance. The Gambia became eligible for AGOA since 2004 and its status is renewed annually but in spite of the optimism that this elicited at the time, ...

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  5. Gambia: AGOA Complements Gambia's Export Drive - Trade MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | AllAfrica.com

    Trade Minister Abdou Jobe has said the trade opportunities presented to local businesses and entrepreneurs in The Gambia by the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act are strongly complementing The Gambia's export drive and competiveness in the international market. Minister Jobe made this remark at the SunSwing Beach Resort in Kololi, where a two-day AGOA Awareness-raising workshop commenced yesterday.

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  6. Crossett Pastor Headed to West Africa, Community ConcernedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | FOX16

    ... is that's where ebola is. According to the church, Pastor Martin left on a mission trip to bring the church to The Gambia. The west African country has had zero confirmed cases of ebola. Crossett Mayor Scott McCormick says City Hall is aware of and ...

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  7. It's Time for the President's Emergency Program for Ebola ReliefRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | PerrSpectives

    ... for doctors and nurses as well as maintenance for hospitals, clinics and equipment. (As I learned first hand in The Gambia in the late 1980's, the "recurrent cost problem" after initial foreign aid dries up is one of the great pitfalls on ...

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  8. Gambia: Newly Refurbished Justice Building Handing OverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | AllAfrica.com

    The handing over ceremony of the Justice building was held on Wednesday 15th October 2014, at the Ministry of Justice, Marena Parade in Banjul, presided over by Balla Garba Jahumpa, Minster of Foreign Affairs on behalf of the President of the Republic. This building was fully funded by the Government of the Gambia and was refurbished by Competence Company Limited.

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  9. Four-wheeled crisis spells trouble for working equines in The GambiaRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Horsetalk

    The mobile veterinary clinics run by a British-based charity in one of the poorest parts of Africa have come to a halt because its two four-wheel-drive vehicles are off the road. There is little prospect of getting the vehicles roadworthy soon, so the Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust has made an urgent appeal to source a replacement.

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  10. Ebola: Travellers To UK Want Extra VigilanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | LBC 97.3

    Sky News joined a flight from Paris to London earlier this morning where passenger Saikou Keita from The Gambia said he was disappointed that he was asked nothing when he landed at Terminal 4. He had flown into Paris from Dakar in Senegal, and transferred on to a shuttle flight from Paris to London. He said: "It is disappointing.

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  11. Ebola: Not All Passengers Being Screened In UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Tay FM

    Sky News joined a flight from Paris to London earlier this morning where passenger Saikou Keita from The Gambia said he was disappointed that he was asked nothing when he landed at Terminal 4. He had flown into Paris from Dakar in Senegal, and transferred on to a shuttle flight from Paris to London. He said: "It is disappointing.

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  12. Gambia: The Revolution and HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | AllAfrica.com

    ... to the extent that within the last few years, thousands of people from the neighbouring countries have come to The Gambia for quality health care. Another attribute of the APRC Government under President Jammeh has been the continuous provision of a ...

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  13. Gambia: Health Minister Inaugurates Afrimed ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | AllAfrica.com

    ... following its fulfillment of all the health requirements needed for its operation as a health clinic in The Gambia. Minister Sey pointed out that the magnificent building built by Dr Omar Jagne will strengthen the health delivery system in the ...

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  14. Gambia: D42 Million SK General Hospital CommissionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | AllAfrica.com

    ... to place health as a priority in his development agenda. "Today marks yet another memorable day in the annals of The Gambia's infrastructural development for the health sector. It is therefore with pride and submission to the Almighty Allah that I ...

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  15. Gambia: In Agric Officials' Economic Crimes Trial - Defence Application to Review Bail OverruledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | AllAfrica.com

    The defence lawyers SM. Tambedou and E. Singhateh's application for the Banjul Magistrates' Court, presided over by Magistrate Nyima Samateh, to review the bail condition of the top five Agriculture officials was Wednesday overruled.

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  16. Gambia Bird's Freetown-London permit revoked due to Ebola fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Air Transport World

    Banjul-based Gambia Bird Airlines has been forced to postpone its planned resumption of flights between London and the Sierra Leone capital Freetown Friday following the UK Department for Transport's decision to revoke the airline's permit for direct flights between the two cities. Gambia Bird said the reason given by the DfT for its decision was the deteriorating public health situation in Sierra Leone.

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  17. School in Chipping Sodbury, near Bristol, calls off African...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | This Is Bristol

    A SCHOOL in South Gloucestershire has called off a visit from African teachers after parents raised fears over their children catching the deadly Ebola virus - even though experts insisted there was never any health risk. The visit at Raysfield Infant School in Chipping Sodbury, which was due to take place on Monday, involved an exchange visit by teachers from The Gambia and had been planned for months.

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  18. Gambia: Seminar On Mobile Services and Consumer Protection HeldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | AllAfrica.com

    ... in July 2014, to localize local internet traffic and make it more reliable, faster and secure. "As of now, The Gambia has one of the highest penetration rates in Africa and beyond, which stands at 94 per cent with about 1.2 million connected," PS ...

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  19. West Africa: West Africa Constellation Programme Holds Investment Forum in GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | AllAfrica.com

    ... added that organizing the forum was evidence of their desire to promote foreign direct investment from Europe to The Gambia, which seeks to ensure the transfer of technology and facilitate job-creation opportunities for the youths, especially in ...

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  20. Gambia: Tourism a Window of Investment OpportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | AllAfrica.com

    The architects of the international Tourism Investment Forum slated to be held in The Gambia from tomorrow 16 to 18 October 2014 have knocked a right key to opening the door to investments in the country. Tourism is one veritable source of investment opportunities in any country and its tentacles are spread to many other sectors of economic gain for a nation, such as energy, agriculture, ICT, fisheries and other productive and real sectors of indispensable services.

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