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7 hrs ago | Trials Journal

Community-based scheduled screening and treatment of malaria in...

In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria continues to cause over 10,000 maternal deaths and 75,000 to 200,000 infant deaths.

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Related Topix: Malaria, Medicine, Health, Africa, World News

11 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

The Gambia's Democratic Space 'Constricted, Restricted and Shrinking' Ahead of 2016 Polls

Opposition supporters at a rally in the Gambia. Activists and local politicians say that ahead of the 2016 presidential elections there has been little tolerance for the opposition.

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13 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Gambia: 'The Rise of CFA Over the Dalasis Hampers Our Business - '...

Cattle dealers in Fass have lamented the appreciation of the CFA currency over the Gambian Dalasi which according to them is negatively impacting on their business.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Bill Creates New National Oil Company

A new national oil company called the Gambia National Petroleum Corporation, GNPC, which takes over the state-owned Gambia National Petroleum Company Limited has been created by law.

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AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Globalization and Culture

Ramifications of globalisation in all aspects of human life across the world are visible, especially on our rich traditional and cultural norms and values.

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Midweek Herald

Honiton firefighters aim to tackle A 40k challenge

Honiton Community Fire Station crew members launch their fundraising appeal to buy a fire engine for an African community.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: President Jammeh Reshuffles Cabinet

The president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Prof. Alh. Dr. Yahya Jammeh Nasirul Deen Babili Mansa, acting under the provision of relevant sections of the constitution Monday evening announced a minor reshuffle that saw two people join the cabinet.

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AllAfrica.com

Libya: Libya Boosts Vision 2016 Initiative With Tractors

Solomon Owens, minister of Agriculture, speaking at the handing over ceremony recalled that there is a presidential proclamation that, come 2016, the importation of rice to The Gambia would be zero rated.

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In-depth Africa

MoBSE, WFP validate national community engagement manual

The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education , in collaboration with the World Food Programme on Thursday validated a National Community Engagement Manual and Communication Strategy for Home Grown School Feeding in The Gambia, at a daylong validation workshop held at the Regional Education Directorate 2 in Brikama.

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AllAfrica.com

Gambia: "Poor Condition of Banjul Roads Hampers Our Work" Says Vice...

The Vice President of the Banjul commercial van drivers association has raised concern on the poor condition of the roads in Banjul which, he said, is seriously hampering their work.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Tanji Green Youths Mobiliser Testifies in Journalists' Trial

Malang Jassey, the mobiliser of the Green Youths Tanji branch, Monday testified as the fifth prosecution witness of Sainey MK Marenah, a freelance journalist, and Musa S. Sheriff, editor-in-chief of The Voice newspaper.

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AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Siffoe Poultry Farm Manager Calls for More Investment On Livestock Production

Amadou Demba, poultry farm manager at Siffoe Kombo in South West Coast Region, has stressed the importance of investing more in livestock production, and poultry production, noting that poultry farming in The Gambia is very important considering its economical values.

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AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Vision 2016 Ambitious, but Achievable - Ifad President

The visiting IFAD President has said at a meeting with Gambian ministers that Vision 2016 to end the importation of rice in this country "is an ambitious one, but is achievable".

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In-depth Africa

Gambia set for Dakar swimming championship

The Gambia national swimming team will join its African counterparts to take part in the 12th edition of the African Swimming Championship, to be hosted by the Senegalese capital of Dakar, between the 21 and 28 of September.

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Gambia returns from Norway chess Olympiad

The Gambia national chess team recently returned from the 41st World Chess Olympiad held in the Norwegian city of Tromso between the 1 and 14 August.

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Related Topix: Games, Chess, World News, Africa, Norway,

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Buckingham Today

Asia takes on Africa for free student-run festival

The free African Vs Chinese Festival is happening outside the Beloff Lawn at the university on Saturday September 6 from 10am to 5pm.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Venture, Recreational Vehicle

Fri Aug 22, 2014

In-depth Africa

IFAD boss pledges support for Gambia's anti-hunger drive

The president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD has pledged support to the 'Vision 2016', the newest agenda introduced by the government of The Gambia to attain self-sufficiency in rice production in the next two years.

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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

In-depth Africa

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

In-depth Africa

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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