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2014-10-24 Promoting Education
[Daily Observer]Education is a crucial factor in the socio-economic transformation of any nation. This is because there is no better resource for development than the people for whom development is meant. Education is important in this as it permits people to expand their capacity to think creatively and to formulate development plans and projects. Also, the more educated the people become, the more they take ownership of the development process.

2014-10-24 'Citizens Budget' Essential Tool to Enhancing Gov't Transparency - UNDP Rep
[The Point]UN System Resident Coordinator in The Gambia Ade Mamonyane Lekoetje has said the Citizens Budget is an essential tool for enhancing government transparency and enabling citizens' participation in it.

2014-10-24 Real De Banjul's Famara Jarju Sets for Italy Trials
[Daily Observer]Gambian champions Real de Banjul have announced its talented attacking midfielder Famara Jarju will leave the country today for Italy where he will undergo trials with third tier side U.S. Cremonese.

2014-10-24 NEA Presents Cleansing Materials to Lrr Governor- NEA Regional Office
[The Point]"Waste of plastic origin and other non-biodegradable materials are becoming more prominent in recent years.

2014-10-24 Gee Set to Launch 'Situation' Album
[Daily Observer]As preparation intensifies ahead of his 'Situation' album launching, the Gambia's renowned rapper Gee, on Monday briefed journalists about the modalities and preparations ahead of this much talked about event slated for December 19th, 2014 at the Independence Stadium Bakau. This occasion which attracted journalists from various media houses within the Kanifing Municipality, was held at the Seaview Garden along the Senegambia highway.

2014-10-24 Nigerian National in Court for Alleged Theft
[The Point]One Gibriel Osita Alufou, a Nigerian national, was yesterday arraigned before Magistrate Tabally of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court, charged with stealing.

2014-10-24 Bakau Suspends Amadou Sidibeh for Season
[Daily Observer]The disciplinary committee of the Bakau Youth and Sports Committee have announced the suspension of Batankoto head coach Amadou Sanneh for the rest of the town's Nawetaan season for assaulting a match referee.

2014-10-24 'C-Budget to Ensure More Govt Financial Accountability'
[Daily Observer]The government of The Gambia has launched a new budget concept dubbed 'Citizens' Budget', a tool the Finance and Economic Affairs minister, Kebba S. Touray, said will ensure more financial accountability of the government to its citizen.

2014-10-24 Nigeria's Ebola Clean Status, a Hope for Others - Ambassador
[Daily Observer]The Nigerian ambassador to The Gambia and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in Banjul has reacted to the decision by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in declaring her country 'Ebola-free', saying the development is a plus and hope for the entire continent' in its efforts to contain this deadly disease.

2014-10-24 Emids Promotion Presents Miss Nawetaan
[Daily Observer]As part of their plans devel;op sport in the country Emids Promotions in collaboration with the SerreKunda West Sports Committee proudly presents Miss Nawettan 2014 on October 25th at the Alliance Francaise.

2014-10-24 T Smallz on New International EP's
[Daily Observer]One of Gambia's finest stars-T Smallz has finished recording two EP during his 2014 Europe tour. He is undoubtedly one of the stars making headlines these days, after successfully touring several countries across Europe as part of his quest to promote his music international.

2014-10-24 Legends - the Magnificient Ali Harb
[Daily Observer]Albert Harb was a Gambian, commonly known as Ali and he is one of the few classical artists who has mastered the saxophone, the flute vocals and rhythm pattern of the Fula Afro Manding genre; moving effortlessly from one repertory to another.

2014-10-24 Assan Ndiaye Gambia Concert Cancelled
[Daily Observer]After weeks of intense promo it emerged that the concert in the Gambia of one of Senegal's leading mbalax stars- Assan Ndiaye and his Gewelgi Band has been cancelled What's On can reliably reports.

2014-10-24 UN Day in Gambia to Explore Strategies for Youth Involvement in Agric
[Daily Observer]The United Nations (UN) system in The Gambia will join the rest of the world to commemorate UN Day on Friday, 24th October, 2013.

2014-10-24 Cypher Street Rap Battle Second Edition Slated
[Daily Observer]The second edition of the much talked about Cypher Street Rap Battle organized by Str8 from Jupiter Entertainment is now slated from November 4 to February 7th 2015.

2014-10-24 LRR TAC, Others Sensitised on the Agricultural and Natural Resource Policies
[Daily Observer]The National Environment Agency (NEA) in collaboration with Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) with funding from the Banjul office of the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations, on Friday organised a one-day sensitisation forum for members of some farmer groups and the Technical Adversary Committee in the Lower River Region.

2014-10-24 Governor Says New D473 Million Road Creates Economic Values for Women
[Daily Observer]A leading female politician in the West Coast Region (WCR), who now wears the cap as the first female regional governor of The Gambia has said that the newly commissioned D473M road project in her area has strong concrete economic values that enable women easy access to their farms and thus enabling transport of their farm produce to the nearest urban market. She said the road has considerable moral and symbolic values, inspiring a spirit of confidence, progress and hope.

2014-10-24 AGOA Opportunities Enormous, but Challenges Remain - Trade Minister
[Daily Observer]The Trade, Regional Integration and Employment minister, Abdou Jobe, has pointed out that the trade opportunities under the United States' crafted Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) are enormous, but that the challenges remain on the ability of local businesses for full benefit from AGOA, market access conditions, means of access under the Act and so on.

2014-10-24 Jizzle Releases New Single
[Daily Observer]One of the Gambia's youngest kid in the bloc-Jizzle has just dropped a new single. Also known as the lyrical kiddo, the astonishing star is an asset to watch out in the coming years.

2014-10-24 Mamut Saine Offered Full Debut
[Foroyaa]Gambian midfielder Mamut Saine was offered to make his full debut for new club Fokikos in Greece second tier.

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