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16 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

'Economic Superpower Status by 2024'

The president of the Republic has unveiled his plan to achieve an 'economic superpower status' for The Gambia in year 2024, four years after the Vision 2020 would have been achieved.

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Related Topix: The Gambia, Africa, World News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

AlertNet

EU pressure aids human rights in Gambia, but activists are wary

President of Gambia Yahya Jammeh speaks during the United Nations 68th session of the General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York September 27, 2013.

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AllAfrica.com

Gambia: 22nd July 1994 - 22nd July 2014 - 20 Years of Fear in Gambia

On 22 July 1994, a group of military officers led by Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh overthrew President Dawda Jawara, who had been in power in Gambia since 1970.

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Related Topix: The Gambia, World News, Africa, Prison

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Amnesty International

The Gambia: Activists mark 20 years of iron-fisted repression

Today marks 20 years of the rule of fear in The Gambia, where the list of victims of human rights violations grows ever longer The Gambian government must abolish the laws and iron fisted practices that have resulted in two decades of widespread human rights violations, Amnesty International said as it joined forces with other human rights groups ... (more)

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Related Topix: Activism, The Gambia, World News, Africa, Amnesty International, Charitable Organizations, Prison

Mon Jul 21, 2014

In-depth Africa

President Jammeh donates 350 bags of maize to JFP

The president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Prof. Alh. Dr. Yahya Jammeh, has donated a total of 350 bags of maize to the Jammeh Foundation for Peace , a charity he established to channel his humanitarian services.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Towards Youth Empowerment

Youths as the cream of any nation, need to be empowered in order for a nation to achieve lasting sustainable development.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bajan Reporter

"Why join the Commonwealth?" By Sir Ronald Sanders

The Institute of Commonwealth Studies at London University held a colloquium on Thursday July 10 on the subject of " Why join the Commonwealth? ".

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Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Africa, Mandela, Drama Movies, The Gambia, Robert Mugabe, Europe, United Kingdom

Fri Jul 11, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: 'I Will Not Appoint Anyone to Trample On Others'

The president of the Republic has decried the attitude of people using their power or position to terrorise other's, vowing that he will not appoint anyone to trample on colleagues.

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AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Mauritanian Envoy Meets Jammeh

A special envoy of the president of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania Thursday afternoon met with the Gambian leader, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh at State House in Banjul.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Huntington News

Caribbean View: Why Join the Commonwealth?

The Institute of Commonwealth Studies at London University held a colloquium on Thursday July 10, 2014 on the subject of "Why join the Commonwealth?".

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Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Africa, Mandela, Drama Movies, Robert Mugabe, The Gambia, Europe, United Kingdom

Tue Jul 08, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: New Project Seeks Public-Private Partnership for Increased Electricity Generation

A new United Nations Industrial Development Organisation and the Global Environment Facility 5 Project has called for public-private partnership for increased electricity generation in The Gambia.

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Related Topix: The Gambia, World News, Africa, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The China Post

Lessons must be learned from Gambia-Taiwan rift

The government watchdog Control Yuan issued a report this June that pointed fingers at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs , saying that it is partially responsible for the cutting of ties with Taiwan's former African ally last November.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: New SG Receives Saudi Investors

High-profile Saudi investors on Wednesday called on the newly appointed secretary general, minister for Presidential Affairs and head of the Civil Service, Abdoulie Sallah, at his office in State House.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

In-depth Africa

Health Ministry applauds President Jammeh for free maternal, child health services

Noor Aid a UK based charity recently distributed foodstuff, worth over two million dalasis to the communities of Wellingara and its surrounding villages, as part of their charity projects in The Gambia.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Africa: Jammeh Urges Africa to Do More for Agriculture

The president of the Republic has urged Africa to accelerate more efforts towards improving the agriculture sector, and stated that the best strategy for the attainment of food self-sufficiency, which is wholly supported by the African Union, is for the continent to harness our human resources.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, The Gambia, World News, Africa

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Vaz Hails Jammeh's Donation of Vehicles

The new Bissau Guinean leader, H.E Jose Mario Vaz has thanked his Gambian counterpart, H.E Sheikh Prof.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Blaze

Gambia set to ban gay people

Speaking ahead of a controversial new bill to ban homosexuality, President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia has described LGBTI people as vermin that should be squashed like mosquitoes.

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