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South China Morning Post
Route to Hong Kong residency detours through West Africa for many mainland Chinese
Thousands of mainland Chinese have permanent residency in The Gambia, a place they most likely have never visited and never will, as the African country has been unexpectedly profiting from a Hong Kong immigration scheme.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
The Gambia Lemon Ginger Tea
The Gambia, officially the Republic of The Gambia, is the smallest country on mainland Africa.
Gambia: Enhancing Food Security
The Government of The Gambia in partnership with the World Food Programme and the Food and Agricultural Organisation with funding from the European Union on Tuesday officially launched the MDG 1C Initiative at a tune of 7.6 Million Euros, meant to improve food security and nutrition through crop production intensification and school feeding ... (more)
International Monetary Fund
The Gambia: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission
An International Monetary Fund mission led by David Dunn visited The Gambia during June 4-17, 2013 to conduct discussions for the 2013 Article IV consultations.
Gambia: 42 Communities in URR Drop Knife
Forty-two communities in seven districts in the Upper River Region are the latest to drop knife as efforts towards the elimination of the deeply rooted traditional practice of Female Genital Cutting or Mutilation gained momentum.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Gambia: Petroleum Minister Njogu Bah Removed Barely Two Days After Appointment
The President of the Gambia President, Yahya Jammeh, who is on a countrywide tour across the length and breadth of the country since Monday 10 June, has removed Dr Njogu Bah from office of Minster of Petroleum Minister.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Gambian tourist paradise conceals local misery and human rights abuses
The EU has cut aid to the west African country experiencing a tourism boom, where executions happen apparently at random Sun-seekers are attracted by Gambia's fabulous beaches, bird-watching and haunting kora music.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Do you like fish?
Selling dried fish in the market in Banjul, the largest in the Gambia. I was impressed by the girl's face, slightly hopeful but already with the belief that no tourist will buy never to his shop infested by the flies.
Gambia: The UK Commits More Funds to Preventing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
According to a press release issued by the British High Commission in Banjul, it will forward on to Gambian organisations details of how to bid for funds once details become available.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Envisat And Sentinel-2 To Provide Gambia Help...
Image Caption: A group of local farmers thresh rice in a paddy field near Boiram village, Gambia.
Gambia: President Jammeh Pledges U.S.$100 Million for Agricultural Development
The Gambian leader has pledged to invest US$100M in agricultural development, less than 72hrs after his announcement of a special package for the country's youth.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Gambia: Taiwan Donates U.S. One Million to Youth Development Fund
The cheque was presented by the Taiwanese Ambassador to The Gambia, H.E. Samuel Chen, and was received on behalf of the government by the newly appointed Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service and Minister for Presidential Affairs, Hon.
Gambia: WB Africa Region Senior Nutrition Specialist Meets VP
The World Bank senior nutrition specialist for Africa region Wednesday met the vice president and minister of Women's Affairs, Her Excellency Aja Dr. Isatou Njie-Saidy, at State House in Banjul.
Rlg granted five-year tax break in The Gambia
It has been said that African businesses will thrive if the business owners leverage the huge market potential on the continent instead of looking outside of the jurisdiction.
Rlg to assist Gambian govt track teachers' attendance in schools
In the small West African state of the Gambia, the government has begun a project to use mobile phones to track the attendance of teachers in schools.
Gambia: Youth Development
Man owes his claim of supremacy over other members of the living kingdom to his power of imagination.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Gambia: Turkish Exim Bank Gives U..S. $250 Million Credit Facility to Gambia
The successful negotiations in May between The government of The Gambia and the Turkish Exim Bank has resulted in the granting of a US$250M credit facility to the latter, earmarked for its trade integration, a press release from the Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure has disclosed.
rLG Commissions Plant In Gambia
Gambia's Vice President, Aja Dr Isatou Njie Saidy, over the weekend inaugurated the country's first ever Information Communication Technology Devices Assembly Plant Complex owned by rLG Communications Limited.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Gambia: Let's Go Green
The Gambia government continues to provide Gambians with quite a number of alternatives, which, if adhered to, will lead to our total liberation from poverty to more development.
Gambia: CBG's Commitment to Unleashing Macro-Economic Potentials Reiterated
The deputy governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia has reiterated the Bank's strong commitment to continue to perform and maintain its role as supervisor, regulator and promoter of micro-finance in The Gambia.