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Gambia: IMF Approves U.S.$2.3 Million Disbursement for Gambia
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund Thursday completed the first review of The Gambia's economic performance under a program supported by the Extended Credit Facility arrangement.
Wed May 22, 2013
This Is Bristol
Fire service staff honoured for Gambian links
The West African country has recognised Chief Fire Officer Kevin Pearson and Councillor Terry Walker, the chairman of Avon Fire Authority.
Fri May 17, 2013
High Commissioner heads to Marlborough to celebrate Gunjur link
The Marlborough Brandt Group is celebrating the town's link with Gunjur by hosting the British High Commissioner to The Gambia and his wife next week.
Mon May 13, 2013
Gambia: Gambia Gov't to Implement MTEF By 2016
The Permanent Secretary no. 2 at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has said that The Gambia government through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs and other ministries will introduce the Medium Term Expenditure Framework by 2016.
Gambia: Presidential Pardon for Imam Baba Leigh
The president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Dr Alhaji Yahya Jammeh, has pardoned the Imam of Kanifing Estate, Baba Leigh, a press release from the national broadcaster, GRTS has stated.
Sun May 12, 2013
Thousands run city half marathon
Elite and amateur runners, including competitors from The Gambia, set off on the 13-mile route shortly after 09:00 BST.
Sat May 11, 2013
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Gambia frees Muslim cleric after 5 months
BANJUL, Gambia The Gambian government says that it has released a Muslim cleric who had been in detention for five months.
Gambia: Gov't Injects D2.6 Million Into Cotton Production
In its quest to revitalise the production of cotton, one of the country's cash crops, the government has provided an amount of D2.6M for the provision of input for farmers in this domain ahead of the upcoming season, the minister of Agriculture has disclosed.
Fri May 10, 2013
Gambia: Happy Birthday, Observer
Saturday is our 21st birthday. On this auspicious day, we would not do justice to ourselves without saying 'a big thank you' to our proprietor, staff, readers and clients.
Gambia: Jammeh Hold Talks With Food Security and Disaster Management Stakeholders
President Yahya Jammeh on Wednesday held a meeting with stakeholders and members of the National Food Security and Disaster Management Council at State House in Banjul.
Wed May 08, 2013
Hicks: Oddly enough, State started criticizing my performance only...
Via NRO , it's not in the clip but he went on to say that he received the equivalent of a demotion after he started questioning his superiors about Susan Rice's nonsense.
Gambia: Economic Growth Forecast At 6.3 Percent in 2012
The Gambian economy was estimated to have grown by 6.3 percent in 2012, following a contraction of 4.6 percent in 2011, according to the Gambia Bureau of Statistics, GBoS.
Gambian school benefits from retired Ballyneale teacher's skills and fund-raising
Retired Home Economics teacher Marian Hearn from Ballyneale shares the county colours with students during her Volunteering in Education visit to The Gambia where she helped teach new skills to students in the the country's capital Banjul.
Tue May 07, 2013
Gambia: Gambia Govt. Reacts to UK Human Rights Report
The Government of The Gambia has reacted to the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office report on human rights released last month, in which The Gambia was included as a case study.
West Africa: EPADP Meeting Underway
The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment in partnership with the Ecowas Commission in Banjul, Monday commenced a five-day workshop on the Economic Partnership Agreement Development Programme at the Kairaba Beach Hotel.
Gambia: PROGEBE Hands Over D11 Million Livestock Water Facilities
The Regional Project on Sustainable Management of Endemic Ruminant Livestock in West Africa over the weekend handed over several water facilities worth D11 million to beneficiary communities in The Gambia.
Gambia: Taiwan Gives U.S.$100,000 to Renovate Old Officers Mess
The Republic of China through its Banjul Embassy has given the sum of US$100,000 to the Gambia Armed Forces .
Katara Hospitality announces major step forward at ATM
Katara Hospitality, the leading global hotel investor, developer, owner and operator, has announced major steps forward in the 12 months since its rebrand, launched at Arabian Travel Market 2012.
Mon May 06, 2013
Gambia: UTG, AVU Set to Launch Two E-Learning Programmes
The University of The Gambia and the African Virtual University have reached an agreement to introduce new virtual and electronic learning programmes at the UTG.
Africa: Model Law On Access to Information Out-Doored
The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights has adopted a model law to inspire and guide African legislators to enact access to information legislation, to usher in an era of greater openness.