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Thursday, 08-28-14, 14:14The Gambia's Democratic Space 'Constricted, Restricted and Shrinking' Ahead of 2016 Polls[IPS]Banjul -With the approach of the Gambia's 2016 presidential elections, which will see President Yahya Jammeh seek re-election for a fifth, five-year tenure, more than a dozen opposition activists have been arrested, detained and prosecuted in the past eight months. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 13:42The Hajj to Mecca[Daily Observer]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. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 13:16Guinea Bissau Speaker Discloses Country's Plans for Peace[Foroyaa]The speaker of Guinea Bissau's Parliament, Mr. Cipriano Cassama visited the Gambia National Assembly where he disclosed his country's new plans to transform to a nation of stability and progress as wanted by its people and well wishers. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 11:58We Welcome the New Rent Tribunal Bill[The Point]We understand that the new Rent Tribunal Bill passed by the National Assembly meeting in Banjul this week was "designed to introduce a new legal regime for the regulation of rent matters in The Gambia." read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 11:58Senegalese Navy Vessel Visits Banjul Seaport[The Point]A Senegalese Navy vessel docked at Banjul port is on a mission to strengthen the bilateral relationship, through reinforcing military cooperation. The vessel was built in France, sources revealed. read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 12:55Globalization and Culture[Daily Observer]Ramifications of globalisation in all aspects of human life across the world are visible, especially on our rich traditional and cultural norms and values. Our lives and ways of living are no longer what they used to be centuries ago, when people hardly travel beyond their immediate surroundings or settlements, contrary to the current trend as exhibited in mass migration both internal and external. read more...
Tuesday, 08-26-14, 17:18Libya Boosts Vision 2016 Initiative With Tractors[The Point]The Libyan government through it embassy in Banjul Monday handed over 13 tractors to the Gambia government. read more...
Tuesday, 08-26-14, 17:17Jammeh Appoints New Justice, Foreign Minister[The Point]President Yahya Jammeh on Monday appointed Justice Basirou Mahoney as Attorney General and Minister of Justice to replace Justice Mama Fatima Singhateh, who held the post since 28th August 2013. read more...
Tuesday, 08-26-14, 9:51Set Up Quarantine Centres At All the Main Border Posts[Foroyaa]The posting of health personnel in the border areas to monitor those who come in from places where those afflicted with Ebola have been detected to prevent any spread of the disease into The Gambia is a step in the right direction. read more...
Tuesday, 08-26-14, 9:47Barra Fish Vendors Highlight Challenges[Foroyaa]Fish vendors in the coastal settlement of Barra on the North bank of the Gambia highlighted numerous challenges they grapple with in their retail fish trade. read more...

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