Gambia

Type: Country
Name: Gambia
population: 1,435,510
First reported 35 mins ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 1 reports

IFAD President to Visit the Gambia

By Abdoulie NyockehThe 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 ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 35 mins ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Gambia: Today is World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day is observed in memory of the victims of the attack on the United Nations' headquarters in Baghdad in 2003, which caused the deaths of 22 people, including the UN Special Representative in Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello.Kristalina Georgieva, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

U.S.$5 Million Education Project Agreement Inked

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and the government of The Gambia on August 13, 2014, signed in Vienna, Austria, a loan agreement amounting to US$5 million for the country's education sector.... ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Gambia: 'Gambia Almost Meets MDGs 2, 3 & 4'

By Amadou JallowThe 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 mort ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Gambia: Progress slow in implementation of money laundering measures

Progress in the implementation of Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing Terrorism (AML/CFT) measures in The Gambia has been slow, according to a new report published by a West African agency that monitors and works to prevent the twin crimes.The ... [Published African Manager - Aug 18 2014]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Gambia: Tourism Ministry Strengthens Gambia's Ebola Preparedness

By Yunus S. SaliuThe 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 ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Gambia, Tourism, Ebola
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

It’s time for tea as soroptimists boost Gambian project

More than 60 guests were welcomed to the Mansfield Soroptimist Club’s garden tea party, which was hosted by Doctor and Mrs Dale.Attendees spent generously at the garden stall, provided by Colin Etches, cake stall, card stall and on a raffle, raising £863 ... [Published Hucknall Dispatch - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Charity probed for poor record-keeping and financial controls

The regulator said it will be investigating the charity's management and financial controls and will be looking at whether or not the trustees have complied with and fulfilled their duties and responsibilities under charity law.It says it has concerns ... [Published Accountancy Live - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

PSU Conveys Stakeholders Meeting to Revitalise the Gambia MIS

By Abdoulie NyockehThe Planning Services Unit (PSU) under the Ministry of Agriculture, in collaboration with various stakeholders with funding from CILSS,on Tuesday held a three-day stakeholders meeting in a bid to revitaliseThe Gambia Market Information ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Gambia: Dr Aboubacarr Senghore Has Been Re-Assigned

[The Point]DrAboubacarr Senghorehas been re-assigned last Thursday 14 August to the ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, a post he held in April-May this year, GRTS reported ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
Entities: Gambia
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Govt Paves Way for Private Sector Intervention

By Osman KargboThe Gambia government has prepared the way for the private sector to intervene in addressing its infrastructure challenges, by paving the way for businesses to thrive and help upgrade the living standard of people in the country, through ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Gambia Moves against Ebola Outbreak to Save Investors

WHO logoBy Raheem AkingboluAs the Ebola outbreak begins to have a negative impact on global economy, The Gambia government has made a move to protect her citizens and visitors to the country. In what looked like a precautionary measure, the Gambia has ... [Published This Day Online - Aug 18 2014]

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"Investing in rural Gambian women, so that they have equal access to economic opportunities and services, is one of the most effective strategies for reducing poverty and malnutrition."
The Germans continue to resist compensating the Herero for the genocide of 1904 - 1908. Manfred Hinz, a German law professor suggested: "We should think of a reconciliation commission with leaders of the Herero people and Germany to work out an appropriate form of apology and possible reparation and hopefully an out of court settlement." German Ambassador Wolfgang Massing urged the Herero to drop the law suit and try and find other ways to deal with the "wounds of the past"
I overheard the manager telling one of his staff to "charge the northerners an extra quid a pint. They expect it to be more expensive in London so they won’t say anything" . Sure enough, the poor punter handed over his cash without complaint. I had to intervene by pointing out the price list next to the bar
According to him, that's why when the alkalo's son told him that the information he told him and; "I told him the youths are few in Tanji, since we are only eight present at the president's farm in Batokunku"

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IFAD President to Visit the Gambia [Published AllAfrica.com - 36 mins ago]
Commentary: The Honourable Marcus Mosiah Garvey [Published Caribbean News Now! - 6 hours ago]
AfDB approves $60m in response to Ebola outbreak [Published The Nation Nigeria - 6 hours ago]
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Letters: Pity the container migrants, but don’t... [Published The Independent - 9 hours ago]
Tanji Green Youth Mobiliser Testifies in Journa... [Published AllAfrica.com - 10 hours ago]
U.S.$5 Million Education Project Agreement Inked [Published Crawford Financial Planning - 12 hours ago]
Gambia: 'Gambia Almost Meets MDGs 2, 3 & 4' [Published AllAfrica.com - 12 hours ago]
SJAG Organises 'Family Fun Day Out' [Published Individual.com - 13 hours ago]
Lintel CEO divulges future plans; hopes to add ... [Published TeleGeography - 13 hours ago]
Security Apparatus Poised to Curb Rampant Viole... [Published Individual.com - 13 hours ago]
Africa’s Problem With Ebola – And Medical Science [Published Daily Caller - 13 hours ago]
Gambia: U.S.$5 Million Education Project Agreem... [Published AllAfrica.com - 14 hours ago]
Gambia: Gambian Christians Observe 'Sang Marie' [Published AllAfrica.com - 14 hours ago]
Gambia: Tourism Ministry Strengthens Gambia's E... [Published AllAfrica.com - 14 hours ago]
World: Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 13 - ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 14 hours ago]
Stakeholders Push Convention On Cluster Munitio... [Published AllAfrica.com - 15 hours ago]
Gambia: Today is World Humanitarian Day [Published AllAfrica.com - 15 hours ago]
Gambia: National Tree-Planting Marathon Observed [Published AllAfrica.com - 15 hours ago]
Ebola crisis: airport exit screening recommende... [Published Travel Retail Industry - 15 hours ago]
It’s time for tea as soroptimists boost Gambian... [Published Hucknall Dispatch - 16 hours ago]
It’s time for tea as soroptimists boost Gambian... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 16 hours ago]
Rwanda booted out of 2015 Africa Cup of Nations [Published Mail & Guardian Online - 16 hours ago]
Concern over postponement of UN fact-finding visit [Published Legalbrief - 18 hours ago]
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Charity probed for poor record-keeping and fina... [Published Accountancy Live - 19 hours ago]
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Guinea: $210 million response: AfDB steps up ef... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 9 hours ago]
Source: African Development BankCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Monday, August 18 in Abidjan, approved a US $60 million grant investment as part of a $210 million package for immediate implementation ...
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WHO: Ebola Affected Countries Must Conduct 'Exi... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 18 2014]
The World Health Organization is strongly urging countries affected by the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa-- Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Nigeria-- to screen individuals leaving the country for the virus at airports, seaports, and border crossings. ...
Monarch Airlines To Cut Workforce In Shift To B... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 18 2014]
LONDON (Reuters) - British holidays airline operator Monarch Group is set to cut the airline's workforce by a third with the closure of its charter operations as it moves to reinvent the carrier as a scheduled European budget airline. Monarch, privately-owned ...
Senegal: Seven wedding guests killed by Senegal... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 18 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Senegal 08/17/2014 14:21 GMT ZIGUINCHOR, August 17, 2014 (AFP) - Seven wedding guests were killed and three were seriously injured when they were blown up by a landmine in the troubled southern Senegalese region of ...
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