GAMBIE | GAMBIA

19-Aug-2019 to 19:44

20 Gambian journos to be schooled in investigative journalism

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia Press Union Monday began a two-week training course on investigative journalism for 20 local journalists.

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13-Aug-2019 to 17:30

Late rains lift spirit of Gambian farmers

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Flashing a big and optimistic smile on his otherwise serious face, an old farmer surveyed his millet field in Jimara, in the Central River region of The Gambia and clasped his hands thankfully to the heavens.

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11-Aug-2019 to 19:32

Gambian Muslims observe Eid

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The teeming mass of Muslims in The Gambia joined the rest of the Islamic world to observe Eid-ul-Adha on Sunday.

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10-Aug-2019 to 16:55

Scanning the Gambian sky for rain

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — In his religious sermon shortly before leading Friday prayers, Imam Salifu Mbye entreats his hushed congregation in Sinchu Alhagie, 14km south of the Gambian capital Banjul to cup hands together and implore the high heavens for much needed rain.

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09-Aug-2019 to 10:50

Mixed reactions to new Gambia banknotes

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Since the Central Bank of The Gambia (CBG) released a new family of banknotes to the public, Gambians have been reacting with mixed feelings over the denominations and what they mean for business and economic growth.

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08-Aug-2019 to 11:57

Who were Gambia’s feared Junglers?

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Some detained ex-members of former president Yahya Jammeh’s infamous paramilitary death squad are being considered for release after owning up to their roles in killings but who were Gambia’s feared Junglers?

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01-Aug-2019 to 20:40

Gambia police ‘can’t confirm’ ex-jungulars’ arrest

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian police say they cannot confirm or deny the arrest of two former members of a death squad which operated at the behest of exiled ex-president Yahya Jammeh.

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