Gambia

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[RFI] A cloud of brown dust rises from the groundnut de-shelling machine at the Arafat Workshop agro-processing business in The Gambia. The workers are covered with a fine layer of powder as the decortication machine spits out the remnants of the nuts' shells. This business is part of an EU-funded initiative to further develop agro-processing in the country and create more jobs.

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[The Point] The minister of Youth and Sports, Hadrammeh Sidibeh, has called on the The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) and the National Sports Council (NSC) to end their grievances for the interest of football development in the country.

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[The Point] World leading America-based research company, Gallup, has found that 72 percent Gambians, nearly three in four residents, approve of President Adama Barrow's leadership. An even higher 75 percent is also confident in the honesty of the election process under the leadership of President Adama Barrow.

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[Foroyaa] The trial of Mohammed Sowe of the Gambia Democratic Party (GDC) at the Basse Magistrates' Court was adjourned yesterday. Mr Sowe is charged with assault and damage of property and is been tried by Magistrate Omar Jabang. It is alleged that Mohammed Sowe assaulted one Ebrima Baldeh and damaged his T-shirt.

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[Foroyaa] Most Gambians who were committed to electoral reform and political change were united in promoting constitutional and legal reform, protection of fundamental rights and due process and the introduction of transitional justice to remedy past injustices. Now that Commissions are established to review the Constitution, commence the process of transitional justice and protect human rights, most people had anticipated that any transition programme will give priority to constitutional and legal reform, security

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[Foroyaa] It has come to the notice of the National Executive Committee of the Alliance for Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction, APRC, that some people confronted and seized the video camera of GRTS crew at BUJINGA, during the burial ceremony of our dear mother AJARATOU FATOU ASOMBI BOJANG.

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[Foroyaa] It is rather sympathetic and disheartening that most African leaders are of the myopic view that a country could only be developed through the promotion of science and technology, failing to realise that science and technology cannot effectively take its due in a country which is economically paralysed and The Gambia is not an exception to this.

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[Foroyaa] As Managing Editor of Foroyaa Newspaper, I am required by Law and best practice, to facilitate the publication of the truth in good faith, and in the public interest.

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[Foroyaa] The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, MoBSE, has given directive to indefinitely close Sinchu Wurry Primary School by the end of July 2018. Sinchu Wurry village is in Kombo South District, close to Gunjur. The privately-owned School, at the time of closure, registered 709 students. The Ministry supplied the School with teachers and administrative staff. This reporter visited the village to investigate and ascertain the reason for the closure and sound the opinion of villageres about the decision o

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[Govt of the Gambia] State House, Banjul, 7th August 2018 -World leading America-based research company, Gallup, has found that 72 percent Gambians, nearly three in four residents, approve of President Adama Barrow's leadership. An even higher percentage (75%) is also confident in the honesty of the election process under the leadership of President Adama Barrow.

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[Govt of the Gambia] State House, Banjul, 7th August 2018 - The First Lady of the Republic, Her Excellency Fatoumatta Bah-Barrow has said the Gambia is making a steady progress in the fight against breast and cervical cancers, despite the high infection rates being registered across the sub region.

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[VOA] Coming off more than two decades of authoritarian rule, roughly three-fourths of Gambians approve of new President Adama Barrow's leadership and express confidence in the election process, a new Gallup poll finds.