2012-07-19 20:19:11Crisis Event Plays Out As U.S. Military Reservists Train West African Forces[U.S. Africa Command]Thies, Senegal -"We have a situation," cried out a radio operator of the Gambian Armed Forces. U.S. Marines and multi-national forces from Senegal, Burkina Faso, Guinea, The Gambia, and France encountered an angry mob as part of a mock training exercise, June 26 - July 24, 2012, to prepare them for real-world crisis events.
Wednesday, 06-19-13, 13:29Gambia's Economic Outlook Is Positive - IMF Mission Chief[Daily Observer]Despite the current high exchange rate, The Gambia's economic outlook is generally positive as long as the authorities implement prudent policies, said the International Monetary Fund Mission chief to The Gambia.
Wednesday, 06-19-13, 13:29Anti-FGM Crusade Gaining Momentum[Daily Observer]Anti-FGM campaigners are on the move. Recent headlines about communities committing themselves to the fight against FGM show that the fight against FGM is gaining momentum.
Wednesday, 06-19-13, 13:07Leymah Gbowee Criticizes Liberia's Education System[Heritage]A prominent Liberian, Madam Leymah Gbowee, has criticized Liberia's Education System, terming it as "poor". Madam Gbowee, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, asserted that the education system of Liberia is appalling as compared to other countries across the African Continent.