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By IAfrica
Aug 19th, 2014
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The Gambia Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), 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 pha...
By IAfrica
Aug 19th, 2014
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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 (NDMA), in collaboration with Non-Governmental Organisations, the civil...
By IAfrica
Aug 19th, 2014
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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. Juldeh Cees...
By IAfrica
Aug 19th, 2014
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The Ministry of Tourism and Culture, through the Gambia Tourism Board (GTBoard), Monday donated various items to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in an effort to strengthen the country’s preparedness against the deadly Ebola disease that...
By IAfrica
Aug 19th, 2014
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It was another blessed and joyous day for the Gambian Christians, especially members of the Catholic sect as they joined the rest of the Roman Catholics’ family worldwide, to observe this year holy feast of Saint Mary, widely known as ‘Sang...
By IAfrica
Aug 14th, 2014
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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...
By IAfrica
Aug 14th, 2014
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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. George Sheriff was speaking recently during the inaugur...
By IAfrica
Aug 13th, 2014
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The Gambia has called off an international Youth and Sports Summer camp in neighbouring Senegal for fear that the participants could be exposed to the risk of the highly contagious Ebola virus. Speaking in an interview with Observer Sports yesterday, t...
By IAfrica
Aug 12th, 2014
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The Gambia government through its relevant ministries has extended a ban on air passengers bound for Banjul from the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the latest West African nation to be hit by the deadly Ebola virus. It came after reports emerged Monday t...
By IAfrica
Aug 12th, 2014
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The president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is expected to arrive in The Gambia on August 20th for a two- day official visit, during which he will have the opportunity to discuss with government functionaries, private se...