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Gambian entrepreneur to meet Obama

The founder and chief executive officer of Unique Solutions, Papa Yusupha Njie, will be attending the U.S.-Africa Business Forum to be held in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, July 29 2014, as part of the US-Africa Leaders' Summit to be hosted by President Obama.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Address to the Nation Delivered By President Yahya Jammeh to Mark the ...

Fellow Gambians, it is with great pride and honour that I address you on the momentous occasion of the 20th anniversary of the 22nd July Revolution.

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Liberia: RIA Land Deed Backfires - Land Owners Threaten to Sue GOL

Lawyers representing the legal interest of residents of the Roberts International Airport area said they would sue over President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's granting of a land deed to the RIA for the expansion of the Airport.

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RAID boss seeks support to enact Tobacco Control Policy

The executive director of African Network for Information and Action Against Drugs The Gambia, has disclosed that,his organisation is seeking the enactment of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare's Tobacco Control Policy, at both the level of cabinet and the National Assembly.

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Gambia: President Jammeh Condemns Israel's 'Extraordinary Brutality'

President Yahya Jammeh has strongly condemned the "extraordinary brutality" being shown by the Israelis in Gaza, and pointed out that even though "nobody is condemning them, Allah would condemn them".

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Sarjo Fofana loses appeal

The Gambia Court of Appeal, presided over by Justice Emmanuel O. Fagbenle has dismissed the criminal appeal filed by Sarjo Fofana, former Chief of Naval Staff against his conviction and sentenced by the High Court in Banjul.

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Gambia observes Eid-Ul-Fitr

Muslims in The Gambia on Monday, July 28th, joined millions around the world to observe the feast of Eid-al-Fitr, which marked the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan and intense supplications.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

In-depth Africa

Gambia registers progress in human capital development- UNDP 2014 global report

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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Tribute To A King-Paps Touray

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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Ex-GPA boss acquitted, discharged

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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Man convicted for escaping from lawful custody

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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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Gambia: 'Economic Superpower Status By 2024'

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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Gambia: 20 Years of Energy Sector Transformation

Since assuming the responsibility of leadership on 22nd July 1994, the government has and continues to invest massively in this critical sector over the past twenty years, with the acquisition of new generators and building of new power stations at Kotu, Brikama and other parts of the country.

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UNESCO regional director meets UTG top brass

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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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Gambia: Connecting the Gambia to the World of ICT

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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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Activists Call for Gambian Government to Improve Human Rights Record

Activists across West Africa held protests Tuesday on the 20th anniversary of President Yahya Jammeh's seizure of power to raise awareness about what they call Gambia's "dire" human rights situation.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Gambia: 'Bissau Ready to Open Corridors for Gambian Investors'

Diplomatic representatives of the Republic of Guinea Bissau to The Gambia have declared that the Portuguese-speaking nation is ready to open its doors to Gambian investors, especially those interested in large-scale ventures, as normalcy returned to the major cashew producing nation.

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Brusubi UBSSS receives support

The government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, through their embassy in The Gambia on Thursday donated over 240 school bags, including teaching and learning materials to the students of Brusubi Upper Basic and Senior Secondary School.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

ECOWAS court rules Gambia failed to investigate journalist murder

The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes today's ruling by a West African regional court, which found that the Gambian government failed to conduct a meaningful investigation into the murder of journalist Deyda Hydara.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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Sunergy Appoints Local Civil Engineer to Head Housing Initiative

She is a builder, developer and administrator. She is an Alumni of the US Department of State Exchange Program and has enjoyed employment at an architectural firm where she was a project engineer working on several World Bank relocation, renovation and security projects.

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