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2014-10-23 Minister Says More Cooperation Needed to Maintain Ebola-Free-Gambia
[Daily Observer]The Gambia's Health and Social Welfare minister has once again solicited the 'continuous' support and cooperation of the general public in the country's bid to avoid the outbreak of the world's most dreadful killer disease, the Ebola Viral Disease.

2014-10-23 Gambia Produces Less Than 15 Percent of Her Food Requirements in Rice
[Foroyaa]The Gambia's total national requirement of milled rice is 175,500 metric tons while local production stands at 24,895 metric tons or 14.18%, according to the Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy (2009 -2015).

2014-10-23 GIA MD Arraigned On 6 Counts, Granted Bail Matter Transferred to High Court
[Foroyaa]Mr. Bakary Nyassie, the Managing Director of the Gambia International Airport (GIA), who has been under detention for sixty one days without trial, was finally arraigned yesterday, Tuesday, 21st October, 2014 before Magistrate Dawdo Jallow of Banjul Magistrates' Court charged with 6 counts.

2014-10-23 Veronic Carayol's Official Driver Testifies As 3rd Prosecution Witness
[Foroyaa]In the ongoing alleged criminal trial involving Mrs. Veronic Carayol, the Deputy Commissioner of the Enforcement at the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA), Mr. William Jatta, the official driver of the accused, testified yesterday, Tuesday, 21 October, 2014 as the third prosecution witness (PW3). Police prosecutor A.S.P Musa Camara appeared for the state, whilst Lawyer Hawa Ceesay Sabally represented the accused person. Appearing before Magistrate Jacklin N. Hakim of the Banjul Magistrate's Court, Mr. Jatta sa

2014-10-23 Fired-Up Pa Dibba Adds to Goal Tally
[Foroyaa]Gambian-born striker Pa Amat Dibba is showing no sign of slowing down just yet this season scoring the winner for Sundsvall adding to his goal season tally in the process.

2014-10-23 SLOA Committed to Improve Status of Livestock in Gambia
[Daily Observer]In their bid to transform and improve the welfare of livestock and small ruminants in the country, members of the Shepherd and Livestock Owners Association (SLOA) have expressed their proactive stance towards improving the status of livestock in the country.

2014-10-23 She She She - AU Appoints FJC to Observe Botswana Election
[The Point]Fatoumatta Jahumpa Ceesay (FJC) is no doubt the busiest woman in The Gambia with invitations to official functions both from the home front and abroad knocking on her doors all the time.

2014-10-23 Actionaid Trains Over 100 Women in Business Management
[The Point]ActionAid International-The Gambia has concluded the training of 135 women entrepreneurs in business management in the Niamina East, Niamina West and Niamina Dankunku districts of the Central River Region.

2014-10-23 Travel and Lifestyle Industry Role in Tourism Development Highlighted
[The Point]Daphne Groeneveld, a social media consultant responsible for the roll out and management of Dutch Gambia Facebook and contact with the travel bloggers, has said the travel and lifestyle industry play an important role in tourism development.

2014-10-23 Finance Minister Launches 2014 'Citizens Budget'
[The Point]The minister of Finance and Economic Affairs (MOFEA), Hon. KebbaTouray, has launched the first 'Citizens Budget' with a replica of the estimates of revenue and expenditure for 2014.

2014-10-23 Vice President Launches the New Biometric Passport
[Foroyaa]A new Biometric Passport has been officially launched by the Gambia Immigration Department (GID) at a ceremony held yesterday, Tuesday, 21 October, 2014 at the Police Headquarters in Banjul.

2014-10-23 Brikama Nawettan Update
[Foroyaa]Nawettan from around the country is being quickened up for the start of the Super Nawettan. Already seeding has been done with twelve zones to slug it out for the coveted title.

2014-10-23 KM Bids Ambassador 'Fatou Mass' Farewell
[Daily Observer]As a sign of recognition and appreciation for her meritorious service to the municipality, the people of the Kanifing Municipality last Thursday awarded and bade farewell to their former liaison officer and Minister of Tourism and Culture Fatou Mass Jobe-Njie, who has been appointed as The Gambia's ambassador to Malaysia.

2014-10-23 FHRCL Holds Capacity-Building Training
[Daily Observer]Fajikunda Home Red Corss Link (FHRCL) recently held a two-day capacity-building training on Active Choice at the Fajikunda Youth Centre.

2014-10-23 Ex - SG Sabally Slammed With More Charges
[Daily Observer]State prosecutors led by the director of Public Prosecution Wednesday brought in more criminal charges against the embattled one-time secretary general, head of the Civil Service and Presidential Affairs minister, Momodou Sabally.

2014-10-23 WAG Tribute to H. F. Njai - Gambian Publisher and Author
[The Point]The Executive and entire membership of the Writers Association of The Gambia (WAG) conveys profound sadness and sincere condolences to the family ofDr Harr Freeya Njaiwho passedaway after a brief illness this week in Dakar,Senegal.

2014-10-23 School of Medicine Academic Complex Commissioned
[Daily Observer]The vice president and Women's Affairs minister Wednesday afternoon inaugurated the new School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences academic building at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul as part of activities marking the 20th anniversary of the 22nd July Revolution.

2014-10-23 Back Way to Europe - Is It a Risk Worth Taking?
[The Point]It is with anxiety we received the news that Gambians were among about 100 migrants rescued last weekend on the coast of Italy.

2014-10-23 Nassir SSS Students Sensitised On Negative Social Vices
[Daily Observer]Basse -As child abuse cases are becoming so rampant in the Upper River Region, ranging from rape, child exploitation, sexual harassment, early and forced marriages, among others. And as the menace had rung a bell, stakeholders recently embarked on a massive sensitisation campaign, targeting schools with a view to sensitising them.

2014-10-23 Gambia One Radio Launched in U.S.
[Daily Observer]As part of activities marking the celebration of the great July 22nd Revolution, Gambians in United States of America launched a new online radio in a ceremony held in Atlanta, Georgia.

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