Gambia

By IAfrica
In Gambia
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 is that the expenditures on key social sectors; su...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
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’s swearing-in ceremony as president of the Re...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 28th, 2014
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The total income of Gambia Mango out Growers has hit a staggering D2, 910, 440 in 2014, representing an increase of D221, 207.2 compared to the last year’s total income of D698, 368. This also shows an increase of the kilograms of mangoes harvested from 92, 048 kilograms last year to 332, 692 k...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
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 Daily Observer understands that former GFF presidents...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 28th, 2014
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Lawmakers on Tuesday adjourned Sine Die the National Assembly session with a long debate that touched on various issues of national development. From agriculture to energy, infrastructure, health, youth and sports development, to women empowerment, water and security, lawmakers virtually delved into ...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 28th, 2014
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Religious stakeholders in the Upper River Region (URR) recently met at the conference hall of the Regional Education Directorate in Basse in an attempt to diagnose the problems surrounding the controversial and divisive issue of moon sighting and praying on different dates. The meeting, called by the...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 28th, 2014
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Editorial Hajj or the journey to the Holy Land of Mecca is one of the most revered among the Islamic pillars. Tens of millions of Muslims, both within and outside the Arab world, dream of the day they will make this fulfillment.  For a great many though, it will just remain mere wishful thinking...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
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, especially within their border villages.  This was ...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 28th, 2014
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Partners in the integration project for the restoration of the forest in the cross-border area of Southern Senegambia platform, in collaboration with the Community of Penyem and Jakoi Sibirik over the weekend planted over 5000 trees. The community of Penyem planted over 3,000 varieties of trees at th...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 28th, 2014
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The Regional Agricultural Directorate in the Central River Region (CRR) north recently held an innovation training platform on field crop production and group management, in order to meet the Vision 2016 target at Kuntaur Agric station, in Niani District.  At least 50 local farmers were drawn fr...