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UN bans Gambian army chief, General Ousman Badjie from visiting Sudan's Darfur region

General Ousman Badjie, the Gambia's army chiefThe United Nations has banned the Gambia's army chief, General Ousman Badjie, from visiting Gambian troops serving as peacekeepers in Sudan's Darfur region."The UN has decided to cancel General Badjie's v...

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh rejects presidential poll a week after conceding defeat

An image grab from Gambian state television broadcast on December 2, 2016 showing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh speaking after being defeated during the presidential election. (Photo by AFP)Gambia's long-time President Yahya Jammeh has rejected the...

Gambia's opposition candidate Adama Barrow wins presidential election

Gambia's presidential election has been won by opposition candidate Adama Barrow, 51, ending the reign of longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh."I hereby declare Adama Barrow duly elected president of the Republic of Gambia for the next five years," Alieu Moma...

Gambia – Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville

 Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville – on Gambia   We are concerned at the three-year prison sentences handed down last week to 30 members of the main opposition party in Gambia, including its leade...
by SocioLingo Africa on Jul 29, 2016

The Gambia: ChildFund Coordinator compel Youths to look Inwards

​Alieu Mendy encouraged young people to cast away the mentality that there are difficulties in The Gambia, telling them to search for answers on why foreigners are traveling to The[...] The post The... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp...

Gambia bans Music and Dance during Ramadan.

(Banjul) Gambian Police on Thursday issued a stern warning against music and dance during the month of Ramadan, which began on June 6, a statement from the Office of the Inspector- General of Police said.“In honor of the Holy Month of Ramadan, all...
by Eye On The World on Jun 9, 2016

Stephanie Linus, Vice President of Gambia & More at DRY screening In Gambia

Stephanie Linus’ award winning movie, DRY, recently made a debut in Gambia with a well-attended screening during the African Youth Summit Banjul Plus 10. The movie was not only well received and greeted with a standing ovation afterwards, but was l...
by Oh Zina on Jun 3, 2016

Travelling in the Gambia: Top 10 Sights in Banjul and Bakau

Don't Stop Living - Jonny Blair - a lifestyle of travel It feels weird that I can’t write “backpacking in The Gambia” as I’d be lying. I have never gone backpacking in The Gambia, but I have been travelling there and I still w...
by Don't Stop Living on May 29, 2016

World Borders: My Crazy Adventure from Dakar in Senegal to Serrekunda, The Gambia

Don't Stop Living - Jonny Blair - a lifestyle of travel This is an odd entry in my world borders series. It sounds really easy and it should be, but it turned into a topsy turvy adventure and I really didn’t know what was ahead, looking back it...
by Don't Stop Living on May 26, 2016

#MSMLostLuggage Challenge with Money Supermarket: Top 5 Problems I Had

Don't Stop Living - Jonny Blair - a lifestyle of travel “No woman; no cry” – Bob Marley. In my attempts to try and pretend I am a hardcore backpacker, and could slay any beast at the drop of a visa issuance, I headed to Africa on a...
by Don't Stop Living on May 22, 2016

#MSMLostLuggage Challenge with Money Supermarket: Top 5 Benefits I Noticed

Don't Stop Living - Jonny Blair - a lifestyle of travel While I was really out in Africa to prove why travel insurance is so important and to prove that it is difficult to cope without your belongings, there were some odd benefits to it, some which I...
by Don't Stop Living on May 22, 2016

Uk Nollywood Producers Guild Inauguration at the Houses of Parliament

As African film-makers in the diaspora, the onus is on us to channel our creative ingenuity in a manner that is both artistically and financially beneficial to all. That is why we, independent film producers from Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Sierra Leon...
by Oh Zina on May 22, 2016

Stroking Crocodiles at Kachikally Pool, Bakau, The Gambia

Don't Stop Living - Jonny Blair - a lifestyle of travel “There goes the fear. There it goes.” – The Doves. When you leave your hometown gloriously behind, these are the days you live for. The idea of stroking and touching a fully al...
by Don't Stop Living on May 20, 2016

Gambia: Legislation to attract foreign Finance Houses in the works

The Governor of Central Bank of The Gambia (CBG), Amadou Colley has revealed plans by the government to craft a new legislation to attract more non-banking financial institutions to operate[...] The... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-a...

Gambia: How A Tiny West African Country Turned Into An Islamic State

On December 12, 2015, Gambia’s president Yahya Jammeh declared his tiny west African country, that has for long been a big attraction for tourists, had become “an Islamic State”. “Gambia’s The post Gambia: How A Tiny West African Country T...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jan 22, 2016

Gambia to launch massive Cancer sensitization on World Cancer Day

Gambian’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has announced plans to mobilize health workers, voluntary groups, students to conduct a massive sensitization on cancer to mark World Cancer Day,... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-afric...

Kini Gambia Jadi Negara Republik Islam

Presiden Gambia, Yahya Jammeh memproklamirkan negaranya Sebagai Republik Islam Yahya Jammeh telah menjadi presiden Gambia, negara kecil di Afrika Barat ini selama 21 tahun. Langkah Jammeh menarik Gambia dari perkumpulan negara persemakmuran pada 2013...
by Islam Institute on Dec 13, 2015

Gambia’s president declares country Islamic republic

Gambia’s president declares country Islamic republic https://t.co/Kc9Po9hHdO— The Times of Israel (@TimesofIsrael) December 12, 2015DAKAR, Senegal — Gambia’s president has declared the tiny West African country an Islamic republic, saying it...
by Eye On The World on Dec 12, 2015

Gambian president officially bans female genital mutilation

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has banned female genital mutilation, branding the practice as outdated and not a requirement of Islam, the information ministry announced Tuesday. President, Yahya Jammeh, said last The post Gambian president official...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Nov 28, 2015

Gambia Set to Ban Genitial Mutilation

President Yahya Jammeh, the President of Gambia, is set to ban the practice of genital mutilation in the country. He was quoted to have said that he could not find[...] The post Gambia Set to Ban... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-afri...


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