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Beauty In Business:- Mall of the Gambia on the public eye

The mall of The Gambia is a commercial center located in the heart of Bakoteh. The Mall of Gambia is owned by Mustaqbal Express LTD, a company based in Dubai.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Normalisation Committee to tour regions

Normalisation Committee of the Gambia Football Federation yesterday began a four-day tour of the administrative regions in provincial Gambia, a media release from Football House announced.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Catholics celebrate centenary of Cathedral

In a grand style, the Gambian Catholic family last Friday celebrated the centenary of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Assumption, situated at Daniel Goddard street, formerly Hagan Street in Banjul.

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Kicking out criminality in society

Editorial Criminality is a global phenomenon; it is so rife in some societies that morality has no meaning in such societies.

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Shieldhill Guide leader to lead team to Africa

A committed Girlguide leader is on a fundraising mission to travel to Africa to help expand the organisation's presence.

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G/Bissau Speaker visits Gambia

The Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Guinea Bissau has arrived in The Gambia for a two-day working visit, in what was seen as the latest move to strengthen relations between the two countries.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Gambia: IFAD President to Visit the Gambia

The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, Kanayo F. Nwanze, is expected in The Gambia on Wednesday 20 August for a two-day official visit, during which he will meet with President Yahya Jammeh and other senior government officials."

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UN System in Gambia hails local humanitarian partnership- As country observes World Humanitarian Day

The United Nations System in The Gambia has thanked its humanitarian partners, under the leadership of the government of The Gambia, through the National Disaster Management Agency , in collaboration with Non-Governmental Organisations, the civil society, the private sector and individuals, for successfully and collectively addressing past crises ... (more)

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'Gambia almost meets MDGs 2, 3 & 4'

The deputy permanent secretary at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has revealed that the government of The Gambia has been rated to almost meeting Millennium Development Goals 2, education, 3,gender equity and 4,child mortality.

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Gambia seals US$31.9M for Airport Improvement Project

The Gambia Civil Aviation Authority , under the Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure on Saturday signed a US$31M contract with AREZKI, a Gambian based construction company; and Greenline, a Kuwati company, for the implementation of phase II of Airport Improvement Project.

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Paramount Chief: 22nd July Revolution is worth celebrating

The Paramount Chief of The Gambia, who also doubles as the head chief of Kombo North District of West Coast Region also the chairman of Seyfolus in The Gambia has said that the 20th anniversary of the July 22nd revolution is worth celebrating.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Obama's African Summit Dictators Cracked Heads in Washington D.C.

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam.

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Dr. Senghore reassigned Higher Education portfolio

His Excellency the president of the Republic of The Gambia has reassigned Dr. Aboubacar Senghore to the portfolio of the minister for Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, a media release from the presidency announced.

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Stop 'back way', you can make it here -Council boss tells youth

The executive director of the National Youth Council , Lamin Darboe, has once again urged the youth folk to stop travelling to Europe through the perilous high seas and deserts; but to rather utilise the opportunities created by the government of The Gambia for their empowerment.

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'PAGE implementation projected at D25BN'

The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has disclosed that for the implementation of the Programme for Accelerated Growth and Employment , the medium term development blueprint of the government of The Gambia, it is projected to cost 25 billion Dalasis.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Africa: IFAD President to Meet Head of State and Ministers to Discuss ...

The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development , Kanayo F. Nwanze, will arrive in the Republic of The Gambia on 20 August for a two-day official visit to meet with Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh, President of the Republic of The Gambia, and high-level government officials.

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Mayhem at the Hay Adams

Security teams for two African leaders cracked skulls -- literally -- at the White House's big leadership summit.

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Gambia: Liberal Market Policy No Excuse for Traders' Excess

The Trade, Regional Integration and Employment minister has warned that the adoption of the liberal policy by the government of The Gambia does not mean that the country's population should be left at the mercy of the business sector to strangulate.

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Gambia, Venezuela to start air services- As lawmakers ratify Agreement

The Republics of The Gambia and Venezuela are expected to start scheduled air services from Caracas to Banjul, following the ratification on Wednesday of the Air Services Agreement during the third sitting of The Gambia's National Assembly in the 2014 Legislative Year.

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'Road accidents account for almost 100 deaths in Gambia annually'

The charge d'affaires of the British Embassy has disclosed that road traffic accidents in The Gambia account for 100 deaths annually, and lamented the economic losses it causes to countries.

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