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  1. The Gambia's Democratic Space 'Constricted, Restricted and Shrinking' Ahead of 2016 PollsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

    ... Saikou Jammeh/IPS - With the approach of the Gambia's 2016 presidential elections, which will see President Yahya Jammeh seek re-election for a fifth, five-year tenure, more than a dozen opposition activists have been arrested, detained and ...

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  2. Presidential Hajj package for 77 from the regionsRead the original story

    Wednesday | In-depth Africa

    The president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya AJJ Jammeh Nasirul Deen Babili Mansa has offered hajj packages to 11 people from each region of the country to perform this significant pillar of Islam, a statement from the Office of the President indicated.

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  3. Gambia: Jammeh Appoints New Justice, Foreign MinisterRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | AllAfrica.com

    President Yahya Jammeh on Monday appointed Justice Basirou Mahoney as Attorney General and Minister of Justice to replace Justice Mama Fatima Singhateh, who held the post since 28th August 2013.

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  4. Gambia: Agric Minister Praises Ifad PresidentRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | AllAfrica.com

    ... nitoring of agricultural production system. The president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Prof. Alh. Dr. Yahya Jammeh Nasirul Deen Babili Mansa, acting under see more>>

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  5. Gambia: President Jammeh Reshuffles CabinetRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | AllAfrica.com

    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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  6. Gambia: Ifad President Wants More Investment in Rural Women and YouthsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | AllAfrica.com

    The President of IFAD, Dr. Kanayo Nwanze, has said given the commitment of Gambian farmers and President Yahya Jammeh's support for women, IFAD is ready to invest more in rural women and youths to boost their agricultural productivity and help overcome poverty in the country.

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  7. G/Bissau Speaker makes historic N/Assembly address in GambiaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | In-depth Africa

    ... our country, in 2012, it was thanks to His Excellency the president of The Gambia, Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh that senior military officers, political leaders, representatives of the Civil Society of Guinea-Bissau met here in Banjul, ...

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  8. Gambia: IFAD President to Visit the GambiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | AllAfrica.com

    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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  9. 'Gambia almost meets MDGs 2, 3 & 4'Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | In-depth Africa

    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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  10. Gambia seals US$31.9M for Airport Improvement ProjectRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | In-depth Africa

    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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  11. Obama's African Summit Dictators Cracked Heads in Washington D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | In-depth Africa

    ... converged on the swanky Hay Adams Hotel in downtown Washington, where The Gambia's long-time dictator, Yahya Jammeh, was staying. I actually dropped by early that morning and mixed with the crowd, speaking to many people who had fled the country due ...

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  12. Stop 'back way', you can make it here -Council boss tells youthRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | In-depth Africa

    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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  13. Gambia: Liberal Market Policy No Excuse for Traders' ExcessRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | AllAfrica.com

    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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  14. Ministers, diplomats write to President JammehRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | In-depth Africa

    ... the country abroad have written to the president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Prof. Alh. Dr. Yahya Jammeh, congratulating him on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the July 22nd Revolution, as well as the just concluded Holy Month of ...

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  15. Gov't's zero tolerance on illicit drugs reaffirmedRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | In-depth Africa

    The Youth and Sports minister, Alieu Kebba Jammeh has reaffirmed The Gambia government's zero tolerance on drugs, and noted that such remains a benchmark in its fight against the menace.

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  16. Sisi praises Jammeh for support to Egypt's roadmapRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | In-depth Africa

    ... Republic of Egypt, H.E Abdel Fattah Al Sisi has written to his Gambian counterpart, H.E Sheikh Prof. Alh. Dr. Yahya Jammeh, applauding his support to the 'roadmap programme' of his country during a transition presided over by Interim President Adly ...

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  17. Africa: 'U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Fruitful'Read the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | AllAfrica.com

    ... security and trade ties between the United States and Africa. His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya Jammeh was speaking Sunday afternoon at the Banjul International Airport in an interview with reporters, upon his return from the United ...

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  18. More world leaders write to Gambian presidentRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | In-depth Africa

    More world leaders have written to the president of the Republic, H.E Sheikh Prof. Alh. Dr. Yahya Jammeh, felicitating him on the advent of this year's Holy Month of Ramadan, which Muslims recently successfully completed, as well as share some views ...

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  19. Jammeh: new US-Africa partnership augurs well for futureRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | In-depth Africa

    ... leaders and other major players at a summit hosted by President Barrack Obama, H.E. Sheikh Prof. Alh. Dr. Yahya Jammeh stressed that such partnership must be transparent based on mutual trust and honesty. "Moreover, such economic cooperation and ...

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  20. Anti-LGBT African presidents invited to White House dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Washington Blade

    ... earlier this week. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, Cameroonian President Paul Biya and his wife are among those who posed for pictures with Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama ...

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