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2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Ghana: Company Takes Solar-Powered Kiosks to Ghana

The ultra-modern kiosks recently launched in The Gambia by West Africa's biggest ICT and mobile phone manufacturing company Rlg Communications will soon be replicated in Ghana.

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6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Boom Period for Businesses in Rural Gambia - As Presidential Tour Progresses

Ever since the president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya Jammeh left Banjul for this year's tour under the banner of "Vision 2016 Rice Self-Sufficiency Tour", provincial administrative capitals have been experiencing a surge in economic activity thanks to spending by the accompanying delegates as well as other ... (more)

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Metro

NEWLast minute holiday deals: Scilly Isles, Montenegro, Gambia, Cyprus and Madeira

This week's deals are in the islands of Tresco and Bryher, Montenegro's Bay of Kotor, a Gambian roots music festival, a group getaway in Cyprus and a Madeiran spa.

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Related Topix: Travel, Montenegro Travel, Europe Travel, Cyprus, World News, Cyprus Travel, Middle East, Africa Travel, Gambia Travel, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, United Kingdom,

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Minister Bala Jahumpa Injured in Convoy Accident

The Point can confirm, after receiving the information from good sources, that roads and transport minister Bala Garba Jahumpa was admitted at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul during the Easter break, after his vehicle in the presidential convoy was involved in an accident, caused by a bull which crossed the road.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Jammeh Affirms Food Self-Sufficiency By 2016

The president of the Republic over the weekend visited numerous rice fields and agricultural projects in the North Bank Region , using the opportunity to affirm his government's commitment to ensuring that the nation becomes food self-sufficient by 2016.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

AfDB Board approves US $8.2-million senior loan for medical clinic in The Gambia

The investment, the Bank's first private-sector operation in the health sector and the first private-sector project in The , will provide diagnostic, surgical, and medical in-patient and outpatient services for patients both privately funded and charitably funded.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

CNN

Sarata Movie to Be Premiere in the Gambia, 2nd May 2014 at Pencha Mi Hall, "Paradise Suites Hotel"

'SARATA' is a story based on deceit, love, betrayal and challenges faced by young women, in an attempt to better their lives.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: World Bank Approves U.s.$150 Million

The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved US$150 million to finance 19 university-based Centers of Excellence in seven countries in West and Central Africa.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Kombo South Owes BAC D3.8 Million in Rates and Taxes - Chief Janneh

The Chief of Kombo South district in the West Coast Region, Sherif Aja Janneh, has raised great concern about the huge arrears that his district owes to the Brikama Area Council in rates and taxes.

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Gambia: Gambia's Total Exports for 2013 Stood At Four Billion

Trade is a key component to sustainable development, but the current level of Gambian exports at about D4 billion for 2013 out of a provisional total trade value of D16 billion, is very low and this must change if we are to create more wealth and employment, stressed the Trade Integration and Employment minister, Abdou Kolley.

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Daily Kos

West African Ebola death toll reaches 121, rate of new cases slows, progress on vaccine in mice

I have three articles for you tonight and for the first time since the outbreak started two bits of good news.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Gambia, WB Ink Over U.S.$28 Million for Key Projects

The government of The Gambia and the World Bank on 9th April 2014 signed in Washington D.C a Financing Agreement for three key projects in the education, health and agriculture sectors of the former.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Gambia Liberalises Petroleum Importation

The government of The Gambia has announced Friday evening that the importation of petroleum products into The Gambia is now liberalised.

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Dozens stranded as Gambia blocks flights in Ebola fear

Sierra Leone authorities were cautious in responding to the reported flight restriction imposed by Gambia on all passengers from three West African capitals over fears of the Ebola virus.

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AllAfrica.com

Gambia: 44 More Rural Settlements to Get Electricity

At least 44 more Gambian communities are billed to benefit from an electricity project as part of the government's expansion strategy of this vital social amenity.

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Isle News

Borehole brings clean water and joy to a village in The Gambia -...

Borehole brings clean water and joy to a village in The Gambia - and a mobile phone has an unexpected result! A recent aid visit to The Gambia by Kirk Michael resident Fams Camara and his family had more than one happy ending for people living in the rural areas of the African country.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: National Assembly Passes Consumer Protection Law

The Consumer Protection Bill 2014 was on Wednesday passed into law by the National Assembly sitting in Banjul.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: No Development Without Electricity, Water - Says Energy Minister

The Energy minister, Teneng Mba-Jaiteh, has underscored that there cannot be any development in the absence of electricity and water supply, while reaffirming government's commitment to the cause.

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Gambia: IMF - Gov't Put in Concrete Measures to Boost Revenue, Contain Expenditure

The latest International Monetary Fund mission to The Gambia has reported impressive developments in The Gambia's economic sector in the first quarter of 2014, pointing out that the government has "implemented concrete measures to boost revenue and contain expenditure, as well as instituted a cash budgeting scheme to strengthen budget execution".

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AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Gambians Experience Interruptions in Use of Mobile Chat Applications

Less than a year after The Gambia passed a stiff information and communication law to stifle freedom of expression online, Gambians are reportedly experiencing interruptions while using some mobile chat applications.

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