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By IAfrica
Dec 7th, 2014
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United States President, Barack Obama’s National Security Council (NSC) has voiced concern over Gambia’s moves to block access to top United Nations human rights investigators and enact tough new legislation against homosexuality. Gambia&rs...
By IAfrica
Sep 15th, 2014
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By IAfrica
Sep 12th, 2014
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The Gambian Community in the Ebola plagued Liberia is safe from the deadly disease and so far no Gambian has contracted the virus, the Daily Observer has been informed.   Writing to this paper from Liberia, Lamin Dampha, a native of Baddibu No-Kun...
By IAfrica
Sep 12th, 2014
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A Gambian-British has been awarded an OBE (Order of British Empire) for his service to international development, a press release from the British Embassy has stated. It added: “The British Embassy in Banjul is sending its congratulations to a Br...
By IAfrica
Sep 12th, 2014
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The Grand Master of Kora Music of the Senegambia and the Royal Sound of Manding Kora Music Kémokho Kandara Bamody Cissokho was born in 1921 in Senegal, Ziguinchor in Casamance. Kémokho Kandara Bamody Cissokho, known as Soundioulo Cissokho...
By IAfrica
Sep 12th, 2014
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A new beauty shop that will take care of women’s latest accessories, outfits and designer shoes is about to be officially open to the public at the newly established Mall of the Gambia. Dubbed ‘Adam’s Beauty shop event’ is right...
By IAfrica
Sep 12th, 2014
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If all goes as planned, The Gambia will be the venue for a two-day music seminar that will attract a wide range of resource persons from abroad, as well as Gambian artists to tackle some of the impediments confronting Gambian music. Slated for December...
By IAfrica
Sep 12th, 2014
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The ground has been set for the much talked about event in town, the return of the long awaited Senegalese star in the Gambia. As planned Senegalese superstar Assan Ndiaye and his Gwelgi Band, are preparing for what could be best described as their meg...
By IAfrica
Sep 12th, 2014
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Babucarr Daffeh, aka Master Frazer, is a budding Gambian artist making names not only in Bakau, but the Greater Banjul Area. The solo star, who burst into the scene, a couple of years ago, is an inspirational star to watch out for. With four singles un...
By IAfrica
Sep 11th, 2014
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First, the good news. Gambian President Yahya Jammeh doesn’t want to kill gay people. Not any more, at least; and not all gay people. It was only six years ago, in 2008, that he threatened to “cut off the head” of any gay person found...