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  1. Grandmother left A 15,000 in debt by toyboy husband from The Gambia ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Mail

    ... news that his daughter Leah's cancer is in remission Grandmother left A 15,000 in debt by toyboy husband from The Gambia who disappeared after turning violent as soon as they married A whirlwind romance quickly turned into a nightmare for a British ...

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  2. Channel 5 Exposes More Holiday Love Rats, Thursday At 9pmRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Pressat

    ... a much younger Gambian man calling himself Billy quickly led to her getting pregnant and a fairy tale wedding in The Gambia. But as soon as they returned to the UK, and he had secured his visa, the relationship spiralled into debt. Anne Marie was a ...

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  3. 268,771 Final-year students to write WASSCERead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | GhanaWeb

    ... with 3,999 males and 3,061 females. The WASSCE will be written in Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone and The Gambia. Last year, candidates from Liberia and Sierra Leone did not take part in the examination because of the ebola disease. The ...

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  4. Members of Project Gambia 2014 visiting the school in Half Dye.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    ... in 2007, the aim of Project Gambia was for students, staff and members of the local community to travel to The Gambia for a week each year to experience firsthand what life is like in a developing country. Now on their 8th trip, this year's groups ...

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  5. Barnsley College students welcome Gambian visitorRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Sheffield Star

    Students at Barnsley College welcomed a special visitor from The Gambia to speak to them in their tutorial group about the differences in education. Muctarr Bojang, known as Mucki, from Mansa-Colley Bojang Nursery School in The Gambia, visited Barnsley College after being invited by student Danny Bisby, who used to study at the college.

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  6. Ridgewood High School pupils aim to make their voices heard.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    ... England. She spoke on the topic of 'Are women and girls valued in our world?' based on her experience of visiting The Gambia last year as part of the school's Project Gambia initiative. The youngster, who was due to return to Africa this week as ...

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  7. Project Gambia: In the Field - Day 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    After landing in The Gambia following a safe flight yesterday afternoon and a night's rest in their hotel, the group will spend the morning visiting Kanifing School where they will present awards to the worthy students. After that the staff and students of Ridgewood High School on the trip will head to Kotusilo village, a poor area of the Gambia which is located next to a rubbish dump.

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  8. Dudley 'Community heroes' announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Black Country Bugle

    ... Ridgewood High School, won the runners-up award for her work organising an annual fact-finding trip for pupils to The Gambia. The William Shenstone award for environment, sponsored by Marketing Force, went to Mick Freer for his work maintaining and ...

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  9. A prominent dissident was just charged in the US with plotting to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... the coup plot, was indicted in US federal court in Minnesota, a week after the FBI raided his house in Georgia (the Gambia coup falls under the Minnesota federal prosecutor's jurisdiction since that's where two of the accused conspirators lived at ...

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  10. Making purses out of plasticRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | ReporterHerald.com

    Usually it's the author who will chat about a book at a meet-and-greet, but the Loveland Public Library is bringing in the subject of a children's book, Isatou Ceesay of the Gambia, to the library Saturday, March 28. Ceesay appears in "One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia," released Feb. 1 and written by children's ... (more)

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  11. Gambia: Trade Fair Offers Many Opportunities, Says Gcci CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | AllAfrica.com

    The Chief Executive Officer of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on the general public to seize the opportunities offered by the Trade Fair Gambia International , which is under way at the Independence Stadium in Bakau. CEO Alieu Secka said in an interview with The Point: "I can confirm that several companies have got discounts in their offering."

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  12. Gambia: Environment - Fandema Project Presentation On Renewable Energy Installation in GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | AllAfrica.com

    ... access, and how the access of electricity can help developing new industrial and socio-economic activities in The Gambia. She said: Being one of the projects selected under GEF-UNIDO, Promoting Renewable Energy based Mini-Grids for Productive Uses ...

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  13. Gambia: The EU a Helping HandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | AllAfrica.com

    Over the years, especially in recent times, the EU has continued to give a helping hand to the efforts of the Gambia government at taking this country from one level to another. Not only that, the EU has also affected many sectors, such as the private sector, NGOs, and the civil society, with material and moral support to go a few rungs higher, and by extension, spur public sector development.

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  14. Gambia: The Gambia - 50 Years of Independence, 20 Years of TerrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | AllAfrica.com

    He claimed to be a different kind of soldier and promised not to hang on to power, and never to install a dictatorship. Who said that power corrupts and that absolute power corrupts absolutely? The Gambia is celebrating her 50th anniversary of attaining national sovereignty.

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  15. Gambia: PDOIs Statement On the Executive Directive for Central...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | AllAfrica.com

    ... to the notice of the Central Committee of PDOIS that an executive directive has been issued giving authority to the Gambia Revenue Authority to assume responsibility for the collection of all revenues on behalf of Councils with effect from 1 March ...

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  16. Sexual violence against female sex workers in the Gambia: a...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | BioMed Central

    Background Female sex workers are a vulnerable population for sexual violence and poor sexual and reproductive health outcomes. Sexual violence against FSW has not been widely studied in The Gambia.

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  17. Women's clothing to help African villageRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Banbury Guardian

    ... fabrics but in western style designs. Ten per cent of our profits will go to the charity WYCE which works in The Gambia to help develop the economy." Ms Hewitt said A 2 will feed a child a school meal once a day for a month; A 5 will buy a bag of ...

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  18. Things we learned from the weekend - March 14-15, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | World Soccer

    Tottenham were the visitors and with the race for the Champions League spots hotting up, this promised to be a testing encounter. In the event, the contest was over by half-time with goals from Marouane Fellaini, Michael Carrick and Wayne Rooney, providing a perfect pick-me-up after the cup defeat to Arsenal.

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  19. Charity needs new storage base before the end of MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Northwich Guardian

    CHARITY founders Ian and Glynn Jones have less a month to find a new base to store a mountain of items destined for The Gambia. The Weaverham couple have built four nursery schools in the West African country since setting up Shine Africa in 1996.

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  20. Kenya: ICC Judges Terminate President Uhuru's CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | AllAfrica.com

    ICC Judges have officially terminated charges of crimes against humanity charges against President Uhuru Kenyatta but declined to acquit him. This means Uhuru finally has secured his freedom, however, Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda will be able to press new charges if she gathers evidence.

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