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  1. A 'once in a lifetime' trip for teenagersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | This Is Staffordshire

    PUPILS will be helping to improve life in an African community when they take part in a project to help build schools and support disadvantaged youngsters. A group of teenagers from Portland School, in Blythe Bridge, will be embarking on the volunteering expedition to The Gambia next in spring next year.

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  2. Gambia: Gambia Rescinds Expulsion of Lebanese Business TycoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    The decision of the Gambia government to close the businesses of Lebanese business tycoon Hussein Tajudeen and his company, Tajco, has been rescinded. Mr Hussein and his associates have, therefore, been allowed to continue to live and to do business in The Gambia, a press release from the Office of the President read on state TV at the weekend stated.

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  3. Gambia cancels expulsion of 'Hezbollah-linked' Lebanese tycoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Star

    ... to the presidency. "Mr. Hussein and his associates are hereby allowed to continue to live and do business in the Gambia," the government said in a statement read on television late Saturday. Tajudeen, owner of the nationwide Kairaba supermarket ...

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  4. Gambia rescinds expulsion of businessman accused of Hezbollah tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    BANJUL: Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has reversed a decision to deport a Lebanese businessman accused by the United States of providing financial support to the Lebanese militant movement Hezbollah. Husayn Tajideen, an importer of rice and flour who also owns the country's largest shopping centre, was accused of "unacceptable business practices" and expelled from Gambia earlier this month.

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  5. Gambia: 34 Extension Workers Attend TOT TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | AllAfrica.com

    ... systems leading to adoption of poor farming practices as a key factor affecting agricultural productivity in The Gambia. She restated FAO's commitment to the country's aspirations in agriculture, saying the agency's mandate and interventions are in ...

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  6. Gambia: Regime Keen to Make Capital Punishment EasierRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | AllAfrica.com

    ... has cast the extension of the death penalty as a law-and-order issue, capital punishment is unpopular in The Gambia, according to the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP). The UDP is not only convinced that the "no" side will win but that voters ...

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  7. Gambia: U.S. Imposes Conditions On Vessels From GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | AllAfrica.com

    "The Coast Guard announces that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the Gambia. Conditions of entry are intended toprotect the United States from vessels arriving from countries that have been found to have deficient port anti-terrorism measures in place."

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  8. Flourish Wellness resort redefining leisure in GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Vanguard

    I t is not for nothing that The Gambia is known as the smiling coast of Africa because as a tourist destination it sure offers visitors all sorts of attractive and fascinating options to explore the best of the leisure world, leaving them with exciting and pleasurable memories. Flourish Wellness Resort is one of its top rated hospitality properties, a luxury boutique property, which besides its leisure appeal, is classified as Africa's number one wellness and health resort, as it offers patrons premium wellness facilities and services while basking in the euphoria of its well crafted facilities and professionally delivered services.

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  9. God Sets Term Limits, Not the Constitution, Says Longtime Gambian President JammehRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Global Voices Online

    ... Ma Ying-jeou in 2012. In Taiwan, presidents can't hold office for longer than two four-year terms, unlike The Gambia. Photo by Flickr user c 1 2c aooe. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Last month, The Gambia and Togo vetoed efforts at the Economic Community of West ...

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  10. Vso International to Stop Operations in the GambiaRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Newstime Africa

    "It was a very hard decision to make to leave Gambia" says:- DirectorVSO International, the development Organization which works through Volunteers will cease operations in The Gambia effective June 30th 2015. This was disclosed by VSO International in a statement addressed to the Point Newspaper of The Gambia.

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  11. Gambia: Two Supreme Court Judges Removed - ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | AllAfrica.com

    According to reliable sources, Justice Gibou Semega Janneh and Justice Raymond Sock of the Supreme Court of The Gambia had their services terminated with effect from yesterday.

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  12. Gambia: Former PS for Petroleum ChargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | AllAfrica.com

    ... secretary at the Ministry of Petroleum, stole three computers marked HP to the tune of $25,400.45 belonging to the Gambia government. Count three stated that sometime in November 2014, he abused his functions as permanent secretary at the Ministry ...

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  13. Well of Life appeal hits water as your cash floods inRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    ... something in me and made me really want to get behind it. "It helps that the school is sending the money to The Gambia personally and by having the pictures sent back, we can actually see what the money is going towards and who the people getting ...

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  14. Gambia: U.S. Coast Guard Imposes Entry Conditions On Vessels From GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | AllAfrica.com

    The United States Coast Guard has announced that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from The Gambia. Conditions of entry are intended to protect the United States from vessels arriving from countries that have been found to have deficient port anti-terrorism measures in place.

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  15. .com | Gambia opposition attacks plan to expand death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | News24

    Opposition activists have vowed to fight plans announced by The Gambia to expand the list of offences punishable by death to any crime deemed sufficiently serious by parliament. The west African nation currently allows the sanction only for people convicted of causing someone's death through violence or the administration of toxic substances.

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  16. Gambia: Gambia Needs Urgent Corrective Measures to Salvage...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | AllAfrica.com

    Bhaswar Mukhopadhyay, the International Monetary Fund Chief of Mission to The Gambia, advised that the Gambia government needs to urgently implement corrective policies to prevent a further deterioration of the country's worsening economic situation that could bring about a disruptive forced adjustment with devastating consequences. This alarm bell was raised at the second IMF outreach Forum with Civil Society Organisations held on Friday, 19 June, 2015 at the TANGO conference hall.

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  17. Press Release: IMF Staff Completes 2015 Article IV Mission to The GambiaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | International Monetary Fund

    ... a sound fiscal position over the medium-term, which IMF staff agreed to monitor at the authorities' request. The Gambia's other development partners committed to provide significant levels of assistance in support of the Gambian authorities' policy ...

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  18. Gambia/Senegal: Senegal Outclass Gambia in DakarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | AllAfrica.com

    ... curler was headed into the far post by his club teammate Salifu Krubally on 10 minutes for the equalizer. The Gambia redeemed themselves after the equaliser and started dominating possession with Modou Sarr combining well with Jallow, but failed to ...

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  19. Vets on motorbikes raise funds for charity on UK tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Horse and Hound

    The "Vets with Horsepower" charity motorbike riders are staying on home turf for their fifth tour starting on Monday . Led by Professor Derek Knottenbelt the nine-strong team on the five-day 2015 UK and Ireland tour will be giving talks to vets and horse owners to raise funds for the Gambia Horse & Donkey Trust .

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  20. Gambia: A Referendum in the MakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | AllAfrica.com

    Section 18 Subsection 2 of the Constitution states: As from the coming into force of this Constitution, no court in The Gambia shall be competent to impose a sentence of death for anyoffence unless the sentence is prescribed by law and the offence involves violence, or the administration of any toxic substance, resulting in the death of another person." The Constitution is saying that one must kill introduced in the National Assembly which must eventually be submitted at a referendum another person before one could be sentenced to death.

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