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‘IMAM FATTY TOLD ME HE WAS THE ONE WHO ARRESTED ME AND NOT THE PRESIDENT'

Darsilami Sangajor caliph, Sheikh Sheriff Muhideen Hydara, yesterday told the lower court in Brikama that the dismissed former Imam of State House, Abdoulie Fatty, told him he was the one who arrested him and not the president for not observing the 2014 Eidul-fitr on the state-sanctioned day.
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Ex-SG Sabally releases new book

Former secretary general and head of the civil service, Momodou Sabally has released another book entitled, 'Strum Your Kora: Conversations With Macky Sall.'
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'Gambia's air transport hub push dependent on national carrier'

Abdoulie Ebrima Jammeh, the managing director of Gambia Civic Aviation Authority (GCAA), has said the biggest challenge that the country faces in making Banjul an air transport hub is the lack of a national air carrier.
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Agric 3 to know fate on bail ruling today

The High Court of The Gambia presided over by Justice Simon Abi has adjourned the bail ruling of the three former officials of the Ministry of Agriculture to today.
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Opposition wins Nigeria election

Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to win presidential elections in Nigeria. Gen Buhari's party said his opponent, incumbent Goodluck Jonathan, had admitted defeat and congratulated him.
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Global Mission unveils Gambia medical mission plans

The United States-based charity, Global Mission Society, has revealed plans to send a medical mission to The Gambia as part of its Juffureh Project.
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Tourism minister hosts champion chef

The minister for Tourism and Culture, Mr Benjamin Roberts, on Monday received the world's most celebrated chef, Charlie Marshall, at his office in Banjul.
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Ebola update: Gambia remains vigilant

The director of health promotion at the ministry of Health and Social Welfare has said the Gambia remains an Ebola-free country.
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GAMBIA UPBEAT ABOUT 'ROBUST' POST-EBOLA RECOVERY

The Marketing Director of the Gambia Tourism Board, Mr Adama Njie, has expressed optimism that the country's tourism industry will make a robust recovery from last year's Ebola induced crisis.
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Kah grateful to Jammeh for opportunity to serve country

The former vice chancellor of the University of The Gambia, Professor Muhammadou MO Kah, has expressed gratitude to the Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh for allowing him to serve as vice chancellor of the University of The Gambia for nearly half a decade.
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Nigeria's Buhari gains early ground amid vote tally fears

Nigerian presidential challenger Muhammadu Buhari recorded thumping majorities in key northern states on Monday, as the United States and Britain expressed concerns about meddling with the vote count. Buhari, a 72-year-old former military ruler who has campaigned as a born-again democrat intent on cleaning up the corrupt politics of Africa's most populous nation, won 1.1 million votes in the flashpoint city of Kaduna. President Goodluck Jonathan, a 57-year-old southern Christian, won 484,000 votes there.
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EIF project support in Gambia totals US$4.8M

The Turkish Embassy in Banjul has stated that the Enhanced Integrated Framework Project (EIF) has supported major development projects in the country amounting 4.8 million dollars.
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NAMs: Our role is poorly understood by the public

Lawmakers have described as “unreasonable” some of the demands of the public, saying there is growing “public misconception” of the core functions of National Assembly Members.
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Girl's enrolment in school soars over 70% since 1994

The deputy permanent secretary, Ministry Of Basic and Secondary Education, has disclosed that school enrolment for girls has increased by over 70 per cent from 1994 to date.
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Abba Printing House unveils affordable core textbooks for pupils

Abba Printing House has released a range of core textbooks for pupils from grade one to six at a minimal price.
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Beakanyang trains 40 women on Tye and Dye

Beakanyang Kafo in collaboration with Sutukonding Beakanyang recently trained over 40 women in Sutukonding, Wuli West district, Upper River Region on Tye and Dye and batik making skills through a UK Embassy supported project.
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Gambia College celebrates International Women's Day

The Gambia College Student Union last Friday joined the rest of the world to celebrate International Women's Day at a ceremony held at the institution's main hall, Brikama.
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Ukraine rolls out scholarship package for Gambian students

The Ukrainian International Education Council (UIEC), the body that promotes and facilitates studies for foreign students in Ukraine, has extended its operations to The Gambia, and has already put more than a dozen prospective students on partial scholarships.
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PUBLIC NOTICE FROM GMC

In the Name of Allah the Merciful, the Omnipresent and the Omnipotent
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CEC orients students on career development

The Executive Director of Centre for Excellence Consultancy, Lamin Minteh has advised students of Stradford College to acquire the requisite skills and choose the right career paths for their development.
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