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    13-Jun-2019 to 09:13

    Gambia goes after Jammeh’s luxury US home

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia has confirmed it was approaching Washington with a request to impound former president Yahya Jammeh’s luxury estate in the United States.

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    04-Jun-2019 to 00:07

    Gambia celebrates Eid Tuesday, Wednesday

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — A majority of Muslims in The Gambia join the rest of the Islamic world to observe Eid-ul-Fitr on Tuesday, marking an end to the holy month of Ramadan.

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    03-Jun-2019 to 16:24

    Football: Gambia extends national coach’s contract

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia Youth and Sport ministry has extended the contract of Scorpions football coach Tom Saintfiet to 2021 after he took the team within a whisker of qualifying for its first African Nations Cup tournament.

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    02-Jun-2019 to 22:05

    Africa region gets new W/Bank Country Director

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Mr. Nathan Belete has been appointed as Country Director for Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Cabo Verde and Mauritania in the Africa Region of the World Bank.

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    31-May-2019 to 10:28

    Jammeh features dropped from new Gambia banknotes

    APA-Dakar (The Gambia) — The Gambia is poised to issue new generation banknotes in June without the features of former President Yahya Jammeh on the denominations.

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    29-May-2019 to 18:19

    Gambia's sole airport closed for hours

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Banjul International Airport was temporarily shut down for a few hours on Wednesday after a faulty passenger plane remained grounded at its only usable runway.

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    28-May-2019 to 19:25

    Gambia’s only brewery on brink of shutdown

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Every passing day brings Gambia’s only brewery closer to a shutdown, according to striking workers protesting ‘cutthroat’ excise tax by the state.

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