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'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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
"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? ".
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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?".
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
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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.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
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.