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By IAfrica
Sep 1st, 2014
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The Ministry of Youth and Sports, through the National Youth Council (NYC) and the National Youth Service Scheme (NYSS), has sent six Gambian youths to Burkina Faso for training at the Ziniare Vocational Training Centre. The youths will engage in a mon...
By IAfrica
Aug 29th, 2014
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Four Gambian doctors and eight nurses will undergo a three-week medical training programme in Turkey, starting from September 8, the trans-continental nation’s Embassy in Banjul announced Thursday. The Turkish Ministry of Health and the Turkish I...
By IAfrica
Aug 29th, 2014
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The campaign against the mass exodus of Gambian youth trying to reach Europe through deserts and high seas has been intensified with the latest targeting rural youth, majority of who embark on such journeys.  The latest campaign at Farafenni Youth...
By IAfrica
Aug 29th, 2014
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The Governor of the Upper River Region (URR) has hailed Tostan International the Gambia for their immense contribution towards changing the lives of rural women in his region, by creating mammoth awareness-creation among the women folk.  He thus s...
By IAfrica
Aug 29th, 2014
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If there is any formidable cum phenomenal actress in her own rights in Senegambia in 2014, certainly it will be Binta Gouiaby. The Senegambia born Hollywood actress has indeed made Senegambia proud.  She is industrious and respectful towards her l...
By IAfrica
Aug 28th, 2014
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The Finance and Economic Affairs minister has asserted that the Gambian economy is doing well despite global challenges, saying it is resilient to adapt and to respond to any possible challenges. He said the good news about the country’ economy i...
By IAfrica
Aug 28th, 2014
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The vice president and Women’s Affairs minister has headed a strong delegation dispatched by the Gambian leader, His Excellency Sheikh Prof. Alh. Dr. Alhaji Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh Nasirul Deen Babili Mansa to represent him at Recep Tayyip Erdogan&rs...
By IAfrica
Aug 28th, 2014
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Career Gambian diplomat and former minister, Lamin Kaba Bajo is one of the candidates proposed for next month’s Gambia Football Federation presidential elections as nomination for the country’s football top job closed on Wednesday. The Dail...
By IAfrica
Aug 28th, 2014
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As the struggle to end Female Genital Cutting (FGC) gains momentum, Tostan Gambia and Senegal, an international NGO operating within the two countries have committed themselves towards establishing a committee that will fight the menace of FGC, especia...
By IAfrica
Aug 27th, 2014
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In spite of the fact that the Ebola outbreak is causing uproar not just in African countries, but also throughout the world; The Gambia remains one among those Ebola-free countries in the region, as rigorous campaigns and sensitisation of people on the...