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

    11 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... Mohammed with a little girl on his lap. It is not clear if Seye created the photo. According to MFWA's sources in The Gambia, Seye was arrested on August 4 by a detective known as Nyassi following an online investigation by the Serious Crime Unit at ...

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  2. Risk factors for delay in age-appropriate vaccinations among Gambian childrenRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    ... of routine vaccinations among children aged 12-59 months attending infant welfare clinics in semi-urban areas of The Gambia, a country with high vaccine coverage. A cross-sectional survey was conducted in four health centres in the Western Region of ...

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  3. Cedi returns to - Africa's worst currency'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GhanaWeb

    THE Ghana cedi has returned to its position as the worst performing currency on the African continent few weeks after gaining significant value against the US Dollar. The currency returned to GHA 4 to the dollar on the forex market two weeks ago and on the Bank of Ghana website on Monday, August 24, 2015, the local currency was trading at GHA 4.01 to the American 'greenback'.

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  4. Blackburn Rovers trio earn international call-upsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Is Lancashire

    ... during the international break and there is a strong possibility on-loan Swansea City winger will be called up by The Gambia.

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  5. Senegal migrant town mourns lost sonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    ... Located 600km (370 miles) east of the capital Dakar, the impoverished region borders Mauritania, Mali, Guinea and The Gambia. Many of the region's residents go abroad to flee poverty. Aissatou Sanogo's husband, Souleymane, was one of them. She is ...

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

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Daily Mail

    ... claiming benefits - Lady Njaimeh Jawara jetted out to Gambia and donated 10,000 Gambia Dalasi (A 160) to the Gambia Golf Association. She attended a bash on May 31 at the Gambia Golf Association's AGM at the Tropicana Hall in Kololi, a seaside town ...

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  7. Cameroon ratifies Arusha-based African CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | New Vision

    ... which have already ratified are: Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cte d'Ivoire, Comoros, Congo, Gabon and The Gambia. Others are: Ghana; Kenya, Libya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Niger, Uganda, Rwanda, ...

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  8. .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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  9. Gambia: Remembering the Victims of the August 23, 2012 Prisoner Executions in the GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | AllAfrica.com

    On August 23, 2012, nine death row prisoners in The Gambia were executed by firing squad. The executions, the first in 30 years, were conducted without prior notice to the prisoners, their families, lawyers or the diplomatic representatives of the two Senegalese nationals involved.

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

    Saturday Aug 22 | AllAfrica.com

    ... and other diverse places, with intent to excite disaffection against President Yahya Jammeh and the government of the Gambia acted with the same seditious intention by publishing and distributing pictures of a gun and five bullets pointing towards ...

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  12. Gambia: Nari Sensitises Farmers On Fruit-Fly Control MethodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | AllAfrica.com

    The National Agricultural Research Institute , in collaboration with Plant Protection Services of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Gambia Growth and Competitiveness Project, on Wednesday began a week-long sensitisation of farmers on fruit-fly control. On the first day, the sensitisation tour took the officials to the villages of Mandinari, Mandinaba, Busura and Darsilami to educate farmers on methods of fruit-fly control using success app at and malatrap.

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  13. Gambia: Gunjur Association Provides Solar Lights to HouseholdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | AllAfrica.com

    In an interview with The Point newspaper, the president of the association said the solar lights, made in Germany, can serve for sixteen hours. Ousman Bajor hailed 'Dance two Learn' for funding the solar lights, and Global Energy for paying the transport of solar lights to The Gambia.

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  14. Gambia: Tam 50 Set for New AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | AllAfrica.com

    ... "Rumors". "Tam 50 is an artiste that we signed a contract to produce, promote and manage his music not only in The Gambia, but also beyond The Gambia. We are working with him full-time, as not only our artiste but a blood brother to us." "As from ...

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  15. Gambia: New Borehole Targets 300 Homes in Basse Manneh KundaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | AllAfrica.com

    ... by the government, and first thing the President always talks about is that he wants to see every village in The Gambia have access to clean and portable drinking water," Governor Ceesay said, adding that one cannot do anything in the absence of ...

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

    Friday Aug 21 | AllAfrica.com

    ... of the court, with intent to excite disaffection against President Yahya Jammeh and the Government of The Gambia, acted with the same seditious intention by publishing and distributing pictures of a gun and five bullets, pointing towards the image ...

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  18. 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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  19. Gambia: Govt, Badea Ink U.S.$10 Million Laminkoto-Passamas Road ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | AllAfrica.com

    The Gambia government in partnership with the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa Tuesday signed a financing agreement of US$10 million, earmarked for the construction of the Laminkoto-Passamas Road. The minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Abdou Kolley; and Dr. Sidi Ould Tah, director general, signed on behalf of The Gambia and BADEA respectively.

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  20. 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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