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  1. Gambia: Man Arrested for Sharing Picture of Prophet Mohammed On FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    Alhagie Mam Seye, a Gambian citizen, has been charged with "uttering words with intent to wound religious feelings" after he shared a picture of Prophet Mohammed on Facebook. Seye, whose case is currently before the Brikana Magistrate Court, has been accused of sharing a picture of Prophet Mohammed on Facebook on July 11, 2015.

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  2. Wife of ex-president of Gambia Dawda Kairaba Jawara gets...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Daily Mail

    Wife of ex-president of Gambia is given electronic tag after admitting wrongly claiming A 20,000 in UK benefits while jetting off to the West African country Lady Njaimeh Jawara appeared before JPs at Worthing Magistrates Court accused of cheating housing benefit, council tax and pension credit The wife of a former president of Gambia has been fitted with an electronic tag after pleading guilty to A 20,000 of benefit fraud. Lady Njaimeh Jawara appeared before JPs at Worthing Magistrates Court accused of cheating housing benefit, council tax and pension credit.

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  3. .com | Guinea-Bissau parliament adopts resolution to 'depose' new PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | News24

    Guinea-Bissau lawmakers on Monday adopted a proposal to try and get rid of the country's new prime minister through legal means in a bid to resolve a political crisis over his appointment. After 12 hours of intense debate in the National Assembly, the lawmakers adopted the proposal in which they "express their disagreement with the nomination of Prime Minister Baciro Dja" last week.

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  4. Of people with sophiscated arguments in support of the oddRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Daily Monitor

    However despicable they are, tyrants have always had smart people to do their bidding; academics, lawyers, poets, writers, economists, among a long list of distinguished professionals of repute, who have all been at the beckon of autocrats. In June, Gambia's tinpot despot Yahya Jammeh added yet another title to his already winding list.

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  5. Gambia: Taranga FM Manager Denied Bail, Faces More ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | AllAfrica.com

    Alagie Abdoulie Ceesay, the Managing Director of Taranga FM Radio, was denied bail by Justice Simeon Ateh Abi of the Banjul High Court yesterday, 19th August, 2015. She was also indicted by the prosecution with six more charges of 'Sedition' and 'Publication of false news'.

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  6. Gambia: European Delivery Companies Compliment GRARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | AllAfrica.com

    The Gambia Revenue Authority has received an exceptional and outstanding acknowledgement from numerous delivery, shipping and other freight companies across Europe for "credible and smooth operation without constraint or hindrance" regarding operations to The Gambia. During the past few months, there have been reports of "delays, impediments and hindrances" regarding cargo and other services reaching some African countries due to several "unforeseen and unpredictable factors" and thus causing either 'diversion or distraction' in several transactions.

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  7. Gambia: State Prefers More Charges Against Teranga FM MDRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | AllAfrica.com

    The Director of Public Prosecutions , S.H. Barkun, has filed fresh charges against Teranga FM radio station Managing Director, Abdoulie Ceesay, at the Banjul High Court. Ceesay was earlier arraigned on a single-count charge of seditious intention before Magistrate M.S. Jallow of the Banjul Magistrates' Court.

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  8. Alagie Jammeh Tells His StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Daily Nexus

    I received my admission letter from UCSB in March 2014 and sent the government of the Gambia a copy. It was an exciting time for me.

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  9. Gambia: Modou Sowe Gives D5000 Towards Bakau Stadium DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | AllAfrica.com

    Modou Sowe, a retired FIFA international referee and managing director of MSTE Printing has presented a cheque for D5000 as part of his contribution towards the rehabilitation of the Bakau Mini-Stadium. Sowe, a president of the Banjul Football Association, said he contributed the money to help Bakau generate the required amount to upgrade and improve the standards of the town's only football field.

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  10. Government to get tough on Intellectual PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Ghanamma.com

    The Deputy Minister of Justice, Dr Dominic Ayine, has said that government would improve and adapt Intellectual Property laws and protection systems to reduce the knowledge gap of users and policy makers for greater participation. He noted that, Ghana required a good knowledge of IP and its deliverables as a means to ensure that it drew maximum benefit from its own innovation and creative capacity.

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  11. Gambia: Ex-PS, Petroleum Ministry Theft Case ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | AllAfrica.com

    The criminal trial involving the Inspector General of Police against Muntaga Sallah, the former permanent secretary at the Ministry of Petroleum resumed yesterday 6th August, 2015 before Principal Magistrate Momodou S.M. Jallow of Banjul Magistrates' Court. Under cross examination, pw1 admitted that all the package of the CPU's are intact and he doesn't have I T. qualification.

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  12. Gambia: Govt's Finances Short By More Than D2b in Six MonthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | AllAfrica.com

    The Gambia government's expenditure has been more than the revenue, excluding grants, by about D2.23 billion in the first half of 2015, provisional data on the government fiscal operations from the Central Bank of The Gambia has indicated. The governor of the CBG, Amadou Colley, said the deficit, which is one of the highest in recent times, is equivalent to 13 per cent of The Gambia's gross domestic product .

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  13. Gambia: Taranga FM Manager Denied BailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | AllAfrica.com

    The lower court in Banjul presided over by Principal Magistrate Momodou M.S. Jallow yesterday, 5th of August, 2015 refused bail to Abdoulie Ceesay, Managing Director of Taranga FM. Mr. Ceesay was arraigned on August 4 and charged with a single count of 'Seditious intention' contrary to section 51 of the Criminal Code, laws of The Gambia.

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  14. Gambia: Concern That Radio Station Manager Is Facing Sham TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | AllAfrica.com

    Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by the judicial uncertainty hanging over Teranga FM radio manager Alagie Ceesay, who was brought before a Banjul court on a sedition charge on 4 August and again yesterday. Ceesay had been missing since 17 July before appearing in court on 4 August and, before that, he was held incommunicado for 11 days during the first half of July.

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  15. .com | 'Missing' Gambian journalist in court on sedition chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | News24

    A high-profile Gambian journalist who went missing in mid-July appeared in court in the capital Banjul on Wednesday charged with sedition, before being remanded in custody. Alagie Ceesay, manager of the Teranga FM radio station, disappeared on July 17 after he was abducted by unidentified men in a car, according to his family, who blamed the west African country's secret police, the National Intelligence Agency .

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  16. Disappeared Gambian Journalist Slammed With Sedition ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Global Voices Online

    Billboard promoting policies of President Yahya Jammeh in The Gambia. Photo by Atamari via Wikimedia A Gambian radio journalist who disappeared on July 17, 2015 was charged with sedition this week by a magistrate court in the capital city of Banjul.

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  17. Gambia: Acting Air Traffic Service Manager Arraigned for Giving False InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | AllAfrica.com

    Borry J. Saidy, the acting Air Traffic Service Manager at Banjul International Airport, recently appeared before Principal Magistrate Hilary Abeke of the Brikama Magistrates' Court, charged with giving false information to a public officer.

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  18. Gambia: Gamtel, Reliance Commission Fiber NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | AllAfrica.com

    The Gambian telecom giant, Gamtel/Gamcel recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Reliance Financial Services to commission a fiber network. The signing ceremony that gathered participants from both institutions was held at the Reliance Financial Services head office along the Kairaba Avenue.

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  19. Exiled Journalist Speaks on Human Trafficking and The Gambia's Assault on Media FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Global Voices Online

    Our global community of volunteers work hard every day to bring you the world's underreported stories -- but we can't do it without your help. Support our editors, technology, and advocacy campaigns with a donation to Global Voices! See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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  20. Gambian men charged under anti-gay law acquittedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Washington Blade

    A Gambian court on Thursday acquitted three men who had been charged under the country's law against "aggravated homosexuality." Fatou Camara, a journalist and President Yahya Jammeh's former press secretary who fled to the U.S. in 2013 after Gambian authorities accused her of seeking to undermine the government, broke the news on her Twitter page.

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