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5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Gambia: IFAD President to Visit the Gambia

The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, Kanayo F. Nwanze, is expected in The Gambia on Wednesday 20 August for a two-day official visit, during which he will meet with President Yahya Jammeh and other senior government officials."

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Africa, Yahya Jammeh, Isatou Njie-saidy

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

10 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

UN System in Gambia hails local humanitarian partnership- As country observes World Humanitarian Day

The United Nations System in The Gambia has thanked its humanitarian partners, under the leadership of the government of The Gambia, through the National Disaster Management Agency , in collaboration with Non-Governmental Organisations, the civil society, the private sector and individuals, for successfully and collectively addressing past crises ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

'Gambia almost meets MDGs 2, 3 & 4'

The deputy permanent secretary at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has revealed that the government of The Gambia has been rated to almost meeting Millennium Development Goals 2, education, 3,gender equity and 4,child mortality.

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19 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Gambia seals US$31.9M for Airport Improvement Project

The Gambia Civil Aviation Authority , under the Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure on Saturday signed a US$31M contract with AREZKI, a Gambian based construction company; and Greenline, a Kuwati company, for the implementation of phase II of Airport Improvement Project.

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23 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Paramount Chief: 22nd July Revolution is worth celebrating

The Paramount Chief of The Gambia, who also doubles as the head chief of Kombo North District of West Coast Region also the chairman of Seyfolus in The Gambia has said that the 20th anniversary of the July 22nd revolution is worth celebrating.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

In-depth Africa

Obama's African Summit Dictators Cracked Heads in Washington D.C.

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam.

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Related Topix: Activism, Environment, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, World News, Africa, Yahya Jammeh

In-depth Africa

Dr. Senghore reassigned Higher Education portfolio

His Excellency the president of the Republic of The Gambia has reassigned Dr. Aboubacar Senghore to the portfolio of the minister for Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, a media release from the presidency announced.

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In-depth Africa

Stop 'back way', you can make it here -Council boss tells youth

The executive director of the National Youth Council , Lamin Darboe, has once again urged the youth folk to stop travelling to Europe through the perilous high seas and deserts; but to rather utilise the opportunities created by the government of The Gambia for their empowerment.

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'PAGE implementation projected at D25BN'

The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has disclosed that for the implementation of the Programme for Accelerated Growth and Employment , the medium term development blueprint of the government of The Gambia, it is projected to cost 25 billion Dalasis.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Africa: IFAD President to Meet Head of State and Ministers to Discuss ...

The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development , Kanayo F. Nwanze, will arrive in the Republic of The Gambia on 20 August for a two-day official visit to meet with Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh, President of the Republic of The Gambia, and high-level government officials.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Africa, Travel, Gambia Travel, Africa Travel, Isatou Njie-saidy

Foreign Policy

Mayhem at the Hay Adams

Security teams for two African leaders cracked skulls -- literally -- at the White House's big leadership summit.

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AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Liberal Market Policy No Excuse for Traders' Excess

The Trade, Regional Integration and Employment minister has warned that the adoption of the liberal policy by the government of The Gambia does not mean that the country's population should be left at the mercy of the business sector to strangulate.

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In-depth Africa

Gambia, Venezuela to start air services- As lawmakers ratify Agreement

The Republics of The Gambia and Venezuela are expected to start scheduled air services from Caracas to Banjul, following the ratification on Wednesday of the Air Services Agreement during the third sitting of The Gambia's National Assembly in the 2014 Legislative Year.

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In-depth Africa

'Road accidents account for almost 100 deaths in Gambia annually'

The charge d'affaires of the British Embassy has disclosed that road traffic accidents in The Gambia account for 100 deaths annually, and lamented the economic losses it causes to countries.

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FGI-CRPC award contributors

The Foundation of The Gambia Incorporation and Consumer Rights and Protection Chapter during their third annual congress awarded several institutions and individuals that have closely contributed to consumer right protection at a ceremony held at the Girl's Guide Hall in Kanifing.

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PRGDT training workshop underway

Five-day local project management training for recipient communities of the Regional Sustainable Land Management and Climate Change Adaptation in the Sahel and West Africa Programme projects on Monday commenced at a local hotel in Bakau.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Economywatch - Banking Sector Remains Fundamentally Sound, Says CBG Governor

The Gambian banking sector has been rated as fundamentally sound by Governor Amadou Colley of the Central Bank of The Gambia.

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AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Economywatch - Gov't to Table Policy On PPP

The Gambia government draft policy on Public Private Partnership will be tabled for validation tomorrow at the Kairaba Beach Beach Hotel.

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In-depth Africa

Gov't's zero tolerance on illicit drugs reaffirmed

The Youth and Sports minister, Alieu Kebba Jammeh has reaffirmed The Gambia government's zero tolerance on drugs, and noted that such remains a benchmark in its fight against the menace.

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'Ebola, threat to human survival'

A Gambian lawmaker has described as "threat to human survival" the deadly Ebola virus that has been plaguing some West African nations since February 2014.

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