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2015-05-28 Gambia Today As Jammeh Celebrates 50
[Daily Observer] Turning 50 is a day that certainly signifies a lot of meaning for the person's life. Just like any other birthday anniversary though, it is a time for looking back to 50 wondrous years of life and a time for looking forward to even more surprises that the future has in store.

2015-05-28 Deputies Applaud MDI for Comprehensive Reports
[Daily Observer] Members of the joint session of the Public Accounts and Public Enterprise Committees (PAC/PEC) of the National Assembly, Wednesday lavished praises on the management of the Management Development Institute (MDI) for comprehensive activity and financial reports.

2015-05-28 Ministry of Trade Signs MOU With Indian Gov't
[Daily Observer] The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of India on the establishment of a vocational training and incubation centre.

2015-05-28 Africa Liberation Day - 25th May How Is It Commemorated in the Gambia and How Should It Be Commemorated?
[Foroyaa] The OAU now the AU established a liberation committee to advise on how concerted effort could be taken by newly Independent African states to lend credibility to the assertion made by Nkrumah at Ghana's declaration of nationhood that the attainment of Ghana's Independence was meaningless unless it was linked to the total liberation of the African continent.

2015-05-28 MRC Cooperative Credit Union Holds Ninth AGM
[Daily Observer] The Medical Research Council Cooperative Credit Union (MRCCCU), on Saturday held its ninth annual general meeting at a ceremony held at its ground in Fajara.

2015-05-28 Police Nab Three With Counterfeit Notes
[Daily Observer] A Ghanaian and two Nigerian nationals were on 23 May 2015 arrested by operatives of The Gambia Police Force and counterfeit currency of D16, 000 was recovered from them.

2015-05-28 Urr Qualifiers Reach Climax
[Daily Observer] The regional qualifiers organised by the Upper River Region Football Association (URR-FA) have reached climax with all but Fulladu East of the six districts completing its campaign.

2015-05-28 Gambia Set for Sixth Regional Open Water Swimming Championship
[Daily Observer] The Gambia Swimming Association has announced it will hold the 6th edition of its 3km regional open water swimming competition in Barra, North Bank Region, on May 31.

2015-05-28 Court Frees Caliph General & Co Accused
[Daily Observer] Presiding Magistrate Ebrima Jaiteh of Brikama Magistrates' Court, yesterday, 27th May 2015, acquitted and discharged Sheriff Muhideen Hydara, the Caliph General of the Sheriffs in The Gambia and Senegal, and Buyeh Touray, erstwhile Alkalo of Darsilameh Sangajor village in the Foni Kansala District.

2015-05-28 NDMA Committee Trained On Disaster Management
[Daily Observer] The National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Sector Development Project (FASDEP) and the Food and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), recently held three-day training for 25 committee members of the National Disaster Management Agency.

2015-05-28 CRR Governor, Others Congratulate President Jammeh On 50th Birthday Anniversary
[Daily Observer] The local authorities in the Central River Region led by the governor of the region, on Thursday, May 21st congratulated The Gambian leader, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh on the occasion of his 50th birthday anniversary celebration.

2015-05-28 CKDYC Gives to Tanka Tanka
[Daily Observer] The Chapman Kunda Descendants Youth Component (CKDYC) on Sunday donated second hand clothes, a bag of sugar, packets of soap and other needed items to Tanka Tanka Psychiatric Centre.

2015-05-28 My Second Journey Home and Appointment to Serve in the Diplomatic Field
[Daily Observer] Barely three months after I visited The Gambia from being away for sixteen years, I was once again backed to the smiling coast from the 6th to the 15th of May 2015. It was a sudden trip to meet His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya A. J. J. Jammeh, the President of The Gambia.

2015-05-28 YVE Briefs Media Ahead of Climate and Energy Forum
[Daily Observer] Young Volunteers for the Environment (YVE-The Gambia) recently held a press conference ahead of the upcoming Worldwide View on Climate and Energy citizens' consultation forum.

2015-05-28 St Peter's Observes Africa Liberation Day
[Daily Observer] St Peters Senior Secondary School on Monday celebrated the Africa Liberation Day at the school's hall in Lamin. The celebration was centred on the theme: 'Toward African liberation: The realities, challenges and way forward'.

2015-05-28 12-Year-Old Pupil & Auto Mechanic
[Daily Observer] In this edition, top class brings you a captivating story of a twelve years old pupil of Tallinding Annex lower Basic School who is learning Auto mechanic.

2015-05-28 Gambia Foreign-Based Players Begin to Arrive for Afcon Qualifiers
[The Point] The Gambia foreign-based players have started arriving in the country for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers set for June 2015.

2015-05-28 State to File Address in Njogu Bah 'Abuse of Office' Trial
[The Point] The state counsel, B. Drammeh, yesterday announced that the state would file their address in the trial of former secretary general and presidential affairs minister Dr Njogu Bah, at the Banjul Magistrates' Court before principal Magistrate MS Jallow.

2015-05-28 PDOIs Holds Congress Ahead of 2016 Election
[Foroyaa] The People's Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS), from the 22 - 25 May, 2015 held a congress in Bansang, Central River Region South, to decide on the party's strategies, tactics, structures and leadership ahead of the election cycle beginning in 2016.

2015-05-28 Gamtel Eyes Record Fa Cup Quintet
[Foroyaa] Record FA Cup winners Gamtel are looking to make it a quintet after riding themselves of Brikama United on penalties to squeeze into the cup finals.

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