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2014-11-21 'Monster Boats' Are No Storybook Villains
[Greenpeace]Overfishing is no fairy tale; it's a sad, harsh reality of life in the ocean today. Already, 90% of fish stocks are either fully or overexploited and that wave of lifeless oceans is already spreading to West African waters.

2014-11-20 Marseille Football President Taken Into Custody
[RFI]According to sources, the president of Marseille football club and two former directors were taken in for questioning on Tuesday to investigate transfers including that of top striker Andre-Pierre Gignac.

2014-11-19 Gambia Wins Senegal Exhibition Tourney
[Foroyaa]Gambia has clinched the four-team exhibition tournament trophy held in Senegal, according to GFF's Bakary B. Baldeh.

2014-11-18 Ambassador Daramy Visits Sierra Leonean Established School in Gambia
[The Point]His Excellency the Ambassador of Sierra Leone to The Gambia, Soulayman Daramy, on Friday visited three schools set up by a Sierra Leonean that has lived in The Gambia for 28 years.

2014-11-18 Gambia Clinches Senegal Friendly Tournament
[Daily Observer]A selection of Gambian home based players Sunday won the four-team Senegal invitation football competition following a 2-1 defeat of Diambarr in the finals played in Mbour, in the Thies Region of Senegal.

2014-11-18 Senegal's Tapha Tine to Visit Gambia
[Foroyaa]Senegalese wrestling starlet Tapha Tine is expected to visit Gambia, Foroyaa Sport can reveal.

2014-11-17 Six Teams Seal Qualification for Afcon
[This Day]South Africa are among six teams to have booked their place at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after each won their penultimate qualifier yesterday. Cameroon, Zambia, Burkina Faso, Gabon and Senegal are the others to have sealed their progress.

2014-11-17 Gambia Wins First Game in Senegal Friendly Tourney
[Daily Observer]A selection of Gambian home based players opened their campaign in the four-team Senegal invitation football competition with a 1-0 defeat of Mbour Petit Cote on Friday.

2014-11-16 Senegal Beat Egypt to Qualify
[CAF]Striker Mame Biram Diouf scored the only goal to aid Senegal to a 1-0 win over Egypt and also secure qualification for the Orange AFCON Equatorial Guinea 2015.

2014-11-13 Mane Brimming With Confidence for Saints, Senegal
[CAF]If Senegal are going to return to their fortunes of the previous decade, they will have to find a way to take advantage of a talent-laden attack that is now spurred on by one of the English Premier League's early season revelations: lightning bolt forward Sadio Mane of Southampton.

2014-11-13 Home-Based Scorpions Depart for Senegal Tourney Today
[Daily Observer]The home based national team of the Gambia will today leave Banjul for Mbour where they will participate in a two-day football tournament. The tournament that will bring together four teams is organised by FIFA player agent Samba Diallo.

2014-11-10 Alleged Habré Accomplices to Stand Trial
[HRW]The scheduled trial in Chad of 26 former state security agents of the Hissène Habré dictatorship is a significant step in the long struggle of the survivors for justice, Human Rights Watch said today.

2014-11-10 Pharaohs' Name Depleted Squad for Final Bow
[CAF]Egypt coach, Shawky Gharib has named a depleted squad of 26 players for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Senegal and Tunisia next week.

2014-11-10 Amadou Samba Attacked in Senegal
[The Point]A press release read over by GRTS on Saturday 8pm news stated that Gambian business tycoon Amadou Samba was allegedly attacked by criminals in Senegal and "not arrested or detained by the Senegalese authorities," as widely rumoured.

2014-11-06 Ecowas Brokers Burkina Faso Deal
[Premium Times]The leaders of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, on Thursday agreed on the immediate lifting of the suspension of the constitution and holding of presidential and legislative elections within 12 months in Burkina Faso.

2014-11-07 Gambian Goalkeeper Pens Senegal Deal
[Foroyaa]A Gambia goalkeeper has signed the dotted lines to join a club in the Senegalese 'championat', Foroyaa Sport can report.

2014-11-04 New Development Financing Models for Africa - A Look Back at ADF9
[allAfrica]Abuja -If Africa's growth and dynamism is to be sustained, the continent's ability to finance future infrastructure development cannot be left to vagaries of foreign aid allocations but must rely on increased investment. That was a central theme of the ninth edition of the African Development Forum (ADF9) in Marrakesh, Morocco, October 12 - 16.

2014-11-06 Local Players to Partake in 4-Team Senegal Tourney
[Daily Observer]A selection of local based players will take part in a four-team invitational football tournament that will bring together three teams from Senegal and one from The Gambia.

2014-11-03 African Rights Groups Back Habre Court - Organizations Praise Senegal, AU Effort
[HRW]141 African human rights groups from 32 countries today issued an open letter expressing support for the efforts by Senegal and the African Union to prosecute crimes committed during the rule of former Chadian president Hisséne Habré.

2014-11-03 Senegalese Club Chase Gambian Goalkeeper
[Foroyaa]Gambia's Alagie Jobe is close to plying his trade in the Senegalese top flight with his club Real De Banjul negotiating a move for him, Foroyaa Sport can report.

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