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  1. Travel: Sunshine, smiles and stunning surroundings in The GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

    ... without ever being patronising. Everyone smiles and genuinely wants you to enjoy yourself and love their country. The Gambia Experience is an operator with a great reputation of delivering quality holidays in this stunning corner of Africa. And it ...

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  2. Gambia: Hell On Earth in Italy for Gambian MigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... beings who must be treated as such, and with the consideration that no man is an island. Authorities in both The Gambia and Italy should collaborate to find a solution to the plight of our people in Italy. Every day we hear over the media the ...

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  3. Gambia: GPA to Host Int'l Dock Workers Council MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    The management of the Gambia Ports Authority will host the forthcoming International Dockworkers Council, Africa Zone Assembly Meeting, in Banjul. The high-level meeting, which will bring together participants from various countries including The Gambia, is scheduled to take place on 9 February 2016 at the Kairaba Beach Hotel.

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  4. Gambia announces reduction in fuel pricesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newstime Africa

    The pump price for fuel in the Gambia has been reduced by at least eight percent effective Feb. 1, a press release from the country's finance and economic affairs ministry announced over the weekend. Based on the current pricing, petrol will now be sold in the Gambia at Gambian Dalasi D53.77 per liter, diesel at D49.59 and kerosene at D46.09.

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  5. "Let's Go Take Back Our Country"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Atlantic

    ... go take back our country." the mouth of Senegal" - so goes the polite version of a local saying that describes the Gambia's appearance on a map. The country, home to fewer than 2 million people, is a narrow strip of territory carved out of the banks ...

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  6. SJC judge Cordy to retire, giving Baker first court nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... and adviser on the strengthening of independent judiciaries from the farthest reaches of Siberia, to Turkey, to The Gambia and elsewhere." Boston since 2004 and plans to continue practicing law and continue working on rule-of-law matters around the ...

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  7. Sang Ndong named new Gambia coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | BBC News

    Former international Sang Ndong has been named as the coach of The Gambia again, his last stint ended in 2003. Ndong's first competitive games will be home and away 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Mauritania in March.

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  8. Africa: Are African Heads of State Dropping the Ball in Burundi?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | AllAfrica.com

    ... of heads of state and a very different discussion took place. Some heads of state and members of the PSC, like The Gambia, openly rejected the deployment of a force without consent from the Burundian government. On the other hand Muhammadu Buhari, ...

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  9. The Gambian connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | HeraldNet

    ... took different routes to get to the center of the mat that day, but their journeys started in the same place. The Gambia is the smallest country on the mainland of Africa and at 4,363 square miles, it's roughly twice the size of Snohomish County, to ...

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  10. Gambia: In Former Petroleum PS' Case, DPs Ends TestimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | AllAfrica.com

    Roheyatou Kah, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum, and fourth prosecution witness in the ongoing criminal trial involving Muntaga Sallah, former Permanent Secretary of the said ministry, yesterday, 27 January, ended her testimony against Mr. Sallah. Giving her defence under cross-examination by the defence counsel Janet Sallah Njie, who was together with Loubna Farage, she reminded the witness that the only comment she made at the meeting was for them to abide by the Gambia Public Procurement Act Regulations since the amount involved was way above the threshold, adding that the threshold is one million dalasi.

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  11. Gambian immigrants are key wrestlers for Edmonds-WoodwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | HeraldNet

    ... took different routes to get to the center of the mat that day, but their journeys started in the same place. The Gambia is the smallest country on the mainland of Africa and at 4,363 square miles, it's roughly twice the size of Snohomish County, to ...

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  12. The Gambian connection: Kanyi, Fatty have become key wrestlers for Edmonds-WoodwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | HeraldNet

    ... took different routes to get to the center of the mat that day, but their journeys started in the same place. The Gambia is the smallest country on the mainland of Africa and at 4,363 square miles, it's roughly twice the size of Snohomish County, to ...

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  13. Gambia: Businessman's Case Resumed, AdjournedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | AllAfrica.com

    Magistrate Abdoulie Fatty of Banjul Magistrates' Court yesterday, 27 January, adjourned the criminal case involving Mr Yusupha Saidy, a Gambian businessman on the grounds that the prosecution witness was said to be bereaved. Prior to adjourning the case, police prosecutor Inspector Almameh Manga informed the court that his witness was bereaved and applied that the matter be pushed to a further date.

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  14. Gambia: Defence Ends Cross-Examination of Pw4 in Ex-Petroleum PS Theft Case.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | AllAfrica.com

    ... the witness told the court that the only comment she made at the meeting was that they should abide by the Gambia Public Procurement Authority (GPPA) regulation, since the purchasing amount was above the threshold. She informed the court that she ...

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  15. Gambia: General Bakso, APRC StalwartRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | AllAfrica.com

    ... those who are outside the band wagon, because they are going to be the future leaders of our beloved country The Gambia. I have and continue to be a mentor to many Gambians across all levels. Bantaba: Your youth are among the first to respond to the ...

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  16. How did Lauren Mann die? Murder of American nanny in Vienna remains ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Daily Mail

    ... by her unexplained absence from work on Tuesday Austrian police are looking for an illegal immigrant from The Gambia who was living with Ms Mann in the apartment complex, pictured, who has vanished following her death A Gambian man who had lost his ...

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  17. Gambia: What Does President Gain By Making Nation an Islamic Republic?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | AllAfrica.com

    In a surprise announcement last month, President Yahya Jammeh declared The Gambia an Islamic Republic. In a state TV broadcast, Jammeh - who has gained a reputation for making unexpected pronouncements since becoming the country's leader in 1994 - pointed to the fact 95% of the population is Muslim and said he wanted to dismantle any remaining vestiges of colonialism.

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  18. Gambia president fires three ministers as departments mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    BANJUL: Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh fired three government ministers in a department reshuffle on Wednesday, according to a statement, another unexpected turn for the tiny West African country. Minister of Fisheries Lamin Nyabally, Energy Minister Edward Sanneh and Minister of Presidential Affairs Yam Keita were all released from their posts after some departments were merged, the state house communique said.

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  19. Remembering Vern Laux, 'The Greatest Ambassador for Birding'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | WGBH

    ... seven continents, some of them many times. I was just looking at some of his photos from a birding expedition to the Gambia. The Gambia! People who majored in African Geography can't find that on a map. Vern went to Antarctica more than 20 times! I ...

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  20. The Zika virus becomes a global concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Al Bawaba

    ... than normal brains. We therefore deemed it necessary to bring this information to the notice of our people in The Gambia for a better understanding of the highly infectious viral disease spread by mosquitos. The following therefore are some aspects ...

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