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7 hrs ago | Trials Journal
In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria continues to cause over 10,000 maternal deaths and 75,000 to 200,000 infant deaths.
11 hrs ago | Inter Press Service
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.
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.
Ramifications of globalisation in all aspects of human life across the world are visible, especially on our rich traditional and cultural norms and values.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:23 am
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