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2014-11-27 Ambassador Diagne Presents Credentials to Obama
[The Point]Babacar Diagne, former Senegalese ambassador to The Gambia, now ambassador to the USA, presented his credentials to President Barack H. Obama, on 18 November 2014.

2014-11-28 PM to Attend Francophonie Summit in Senegal, November 29-30
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa will attend the Francophonie Summit in Dakar, Senegal, November 29-30.

2014-11-25 Human Rights Violation in 2008
[MFWA]Extrajudicial Killings: 0 recorded incidents

2014-11-24 Lesbians Flee to Senegal
[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Dakar -When 12-year-old Teresa had her first kiss at a party in London with another girl, the young Gambian had no idea how her sexual orientation would make life an everyday struggle when she returned home.

2014-11-24 Ebola Crisis Update
[MSF]Since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa was officially declared on 22 March in Guinea, it has claimed 5,420 lives in the region. The outbreak is the largest ever, and is currently affecting four countries in West Africa: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Mali. One person in Spain and three people in the USA have recovered; one person in the USA has died. Outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal have been declared over. A separate outbreak in DRC has also ended.

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.

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