Gambia

Type: Country
Name: Gambia
population: 1,435,510
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Gambia: Peak Inter-School Spelling Bee Final Set for August 16

Peak Inter-School Spelling Bee competition organised by SAT Inter-Trade Company Limited and coordinated by AMRA Consultancy for Upper Basic Schools will hold its finals on 16 August 2014, at the Independence Stadium Friendship Hotel in Bakau.The competition, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Gambia, Competition, P.E.A.K
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

West Africa: Ecowas Seeks Mainstreaming of Talibe Schools

The 7th annual review meeting on the Implementation of the ECOWAS plan of action on combating trafficking in persons (TIP) has called on member states to mainstream Talibe schools (known as Daras in Senegal and The Gambia) into the educational system ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Gambia: 2014 Hajj Package Pegged At D175,000

The all-inclusive package cost of pilgrimage to Mecca in 2014, which was approved by the national authorities is D175,000, according to the Hajj Commission of The Gambia.In an exclusive interview with The Point in his office on Wednesday regarding the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Gambia: VDF Helps Muslims During Ramadan and Eid Festival

Gambian philanthropist Modu Turo Darboe through his NGO, Vision Development Foundation (VDF), slaughtered 78 bulls worth over a million dalasi, and distributed the meat to Muslims in The Gambia on the occasion of Lalatul Qadir and the Eid al Fitr fes ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Gambia: Unity in Religion

A basic principle of any religion is the promotion of peace, unity and harmony among people. This is provided for in the way and manner of worshiping the Almighty Allah. And there is no doubt that religion commands a strong force among the people of this ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Gambian Entrepreneur to Meet Obama

The founder and chief executive officer of Unique Solutions, Papa Yusupha Njie, will be attending the U.S.-Africa Business Forum to be held in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, July 29 2014, as part of the US-Africa Leaders' Summit to be hosted by President ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Gambia: Songhai Center Founder Urges Gambian Youth to Support 'Vision 2016'

The founder and director of the Songhai Center - whose innovative institution specialises in training, production, research and development in agricultural entrepreneurship and agribusiness - has challenged Gambian youths to tighten their belts and support ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Gambia: Unique Solutions Equips Youth Ministry's Media Unit

Unique Solutions Thursday donated computers and office furniture to the Ministry of Youth and Sports for its newly established media unit. The donated items which included two RLG laptops, 20 mobile phones, two LaserJet printers as well as 200 RLG T-Shirts, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

APC Gambia Branch Conducts Capacity-Building Workshop

The Gambia branch of the All People's Congress (APC), the ruling party in Sierra Leone, is working on series of initiatives that will make its members independent and self-reliant. One of which is to enhance their entrepreneurial capacity to be able to ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Gambia: President Jammeh Condemns Israel's 'Extraordinary Brutality'

President Yahya Jammeh has strongly condemned the "extraordinary brutality" being shown by the Israelis in Gaza, and pointed out that even though "nobody is condemning them, Allah would condemn them".Speaking on Monday, during the traditional meeting ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

President Jammeh Forbids Eid Prayer On Tuesday

"Let me make it very clear [that] here in this country, we go by Suratul Kafiruna. We leave judgment to the Almighty Allah", President Yahya Jammeh declared at State House in Banjul.The occasion was the traditional meeting with Muslim elders after the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Energy Minister - Gambia Among Best Windows of Opportunities to Promote Renewable Energy

Hon. Edward Sarja Sanneh, Minister of Energy, has said the developing world including The Gambia presents one of the best windows of opportunities for the promotion and use of renewable energies.Minister Sanneh was speaking at the opening of a five-day ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 30 2014]

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...Sabally of Gambia, West Africa; John McDowell of the Afro-jazz fusion group “Mamma Tongue”; Yaya Diallo, master drummer from Mali and the author of "The Healing Drum”; Layne Redmond, author of "When the Drummers Were Women”; and Famoudou Konaté, one of the world’s best known and recognized djembe players."
...It will also see the African Union dedicate the AU’s summit theme to be "the Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development Towards African’s Agenda 2063”. These are fantastic opportunities that cannot be missed. It will be an opportune time for those who believe in the rights of the girls and women of Africa to demonstrate that an instrument that works hard for its constituents already exists and all we need to do is put it to work to see progress, including the MDGs, become no longer a dream, but a reality."
According to Miss Amokeode, agricultural is branded as a job for the 'poor' in Nigeria because many people "feel they are too rich to work on a farm, or do something relating to agricultural"
"We are grateful for Turo Darboe's effort in helping humanity in this country" Hon. Jatta said, adding that the VDF's work is "exceptional" among local NGOs

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Debating post independence-day issues, and Libe... [Published Liberian Dialogue - 13 hours ago]
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NTDC harps on staff welfare [Published The Nation Nigeria - 14 hours ago]
Narcotics Officer Cross-Examined in Drug Trial [Published AllAfrica.com - 15 hours ago]
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Mali: West Africa Price Bulletin Juy 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
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World: Global emergency overview snapshot 22 - ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 29 2014]
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Nigeria: Arik Air suspends flights to Liberia, ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 28 2014]
Via allAfrica.com, a report from Leadership: Nigeria: Arik Air Suspends Flights to Liberia, Sierra Leone Over Ebola Virus. Excerpt:Arik Air on Sunday said it would suspend flight operations to Monrovia in Liberia and Freetown in Sierra-Leone on Monday ...
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