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President Bio arrives in The Gambia to strengthen bilateral relations

President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone and his wife Mrs Fatima Bio have today arrived in Banjul for the start of a three day state visit to the Gambia, hosted by the Gambia leader – president Adama Barrow and his wife Mrs Fatoumatta Bah Barrow.

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Mom pleads guilty in Bronx fire that killed her 2 toddlers

NEW YORK — A mother whose two toddlers died in a fire while home alone has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and says her daughters’ deaths are “a feeling I can’t forget.” Haya Konte made her first public remarks about the events to The New York Times for a story Sunday. Court records

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The Gambia's National Day

On behalf of the United States, I congratulate the people of The Gambia as you celebrate the 54th anniversary of your independence on February 18. We remain committed to a strong partnership with The Gambia and look forward to continued cooperation on efforts to promote democracy, good governance, a

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'Young people hold the power': the movement against FGM – in pictures

More than 200 million women and girls have undergone female genital mutilation and about 3 million more are at risk every year. Africa has the highest numbers, but its young people are fighting back.

THE GUARDIAN

Sponsor spotlight: Edmonds Rotary Club begins major literacy project in The Gambia

Edmonds Rotary is excited to be embarking on a major literacy project in The Gambia —this is our most recent exciting Rotary International service project. What is the need we’re addressing? Currently, in the Central River Valley high school students are not able to complete their high school math a

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King Salman, Saudi Crown Prince Congratulate Gambia's President on Independence Day

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable of congratulations to President Adama Barrow of Republic of Gambia on the anniversary of his country's Independence Day.

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‘Barrow is Gambia’s Mandela, Will Rule for 20 Years’

Njie Manneh has said that President Adama Barrow is The Gambia’s Nelson Mandela and will rule for 20 years. “Adama Barrow is the Nelson Mandela of The Gambia. Any other person who calls himself Nelson Mandela is fooling himself,” Manneh a staunch President Barrow apologist said in a WhatsApp audio m

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Gambia's Penda Bah joins Nigerian side Dream Stars from Interior FC

Penda Bah has joined newly promoted Nigeria Women Premier League side Dream Stars on a season-long loan deal from Interior FC, with an option to purchase. The 20-year-old featured at the 2012 Fifa U17 Women's World Cup in Azerbaijan, where she scored her country's only goal.

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Banjul, Gambia to Brussels, Belgium for only $428 USD roundtrip

Cheap flights from Banjul, Gambia to Brussels, Belgium for only $428 USD roundtrip. Allow the search to complete, then click an OTA to view the advertised price:

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Multicultural Night at Petrova Elementary in Saranac Lake

A second Multicultural Night has been set for February 21, 2019, 6 to 7 pm, at the Petrova Elementary School in Saranac Lake. Countries that will be represented include China, Japan, Bosnia, Wales, Gambia, Italy, Australia, Philippines, Ethiopia and more.

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HOT!! Gothenburg, Sweden to Gambia for only €95 roundtrip

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Caf to consider appeal from The Gambia over Olufade eligibility

The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football (Caf) will consider an appeal over the eligibility of Togo's Adewale Oloufade. Caf dismissed the GFF's first protest which claimed the player, also known as James, is Nigerian and does not meet the necessar

BBC

Bubacarr Trawally: Gambian forward moves to Saudi's Al Shabab

Saudi side Al Shabab have signed Gambia international forward Bubacarr Trawally on a three-and-a-half-year deal. Trawally joins the Riyadh-based club from Danish side Vejle Boldklub, having played extensively in China.

BBC

Tracing Alex Haley's Roots in the Gambia

The small West African country of Gambia enjoys abundant wildlife throughout its diverse ecosystems, beaches along a narrow bit of Atlantic coastline, and a richly diverse culture. Known as “the smiling coast of Africa,” Gambia has enjoyed long spells of stability since independence.

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GAMBIA: BREAKING NEWS: MA BAH DEFECTS TO THE BARROW YOUTH MOVEMENT?

He recently defected from the former ruling APRC to the United Democratic Party (UDP). But it appears that he has renounced his support for the UDP. Former Army Brigadier General and onetime Interior Minister Momodou Alieu Bah is on the verge of joining the Barrow Youth Movement for National Develop

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FAR given more time to assess offshore The Gambia well results

MELBOURNE, Australia – The government of The Gambia has confirmed a six-month extension to the current license for offshore blocks A2 and A5 to the end of June 2019. According to operator FAR, this will allow sufficient time to fully evaluate results from the Samo-1 exploration well drilled late las

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GAMBIA: BREAKING NEWS: GAMBIAN MIGRANT SHOT AND KILLED IN LIBYA BY THE LIBYAN POLICE!

A Gambian immigrant has been killed in Libya. Baboucarr Jeng, a native of Jamale Babou, was shot and killed by the Libyan police over the weekend. Jeng left his home on Friday night to buy “something” from a nearby shop, when the incident happened. It was on his way back to his house from the shop,

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GAMBIA: GAMBIAN PARENTS ARE EXPERIENCING DIFFICULTIES IN ACCESSING THEIR KIDS SCHOOL REPORT CARDS!

Parents are experiencing difficulties in accessing their kids end of term school transcripts or results in The Gambia, the Freedom Newspaper can reveal. A concerned parent, who reached us said, he had made frantic efforts to get his child’s school results but to no avail. His kids kept telling him t

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GAMBIA: BREAKING NEWS: ” I WAS FORCED TO DRINK MY OWN URINE BY THE NIA AFTER BEEN SUBJECTED TO BRUTAL TORTURE-BATCH SAMBA JALLOW TELLS TRRC!

A former dismissed Gambian educationist says he was forced to drink his own urine after he was brutally tortured by personnel of Gambia’s National Intelligence Agency (NIA). Batch Samba Jallow, who was forced into exile to resettle in the United States, made the revelation before Gambia’s Truth, Rec

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Gambia: Pardon Me, Mr. President!

Dear Mutu, as in Mutu! Mutu! And yes, he is a real person and a dear brother. Lately, much has been said and written after President Barrow pardoned the accused in the Faraba Banta incident. Two writers’ articles caught my attention, which is not easy to do these days because of my very busy schedul

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