GAMBIE | GAMBIA

24-Feb-2019 to 12:21

Senegal poll: Voting underway for 15, 000 Senegalese in Gambia

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Voting by thousands of Senegalese residing in The Gambia got underway at 8am local time on Sunday to elect a new president in their country.

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24-Feb-2019 to 11:19

Barrow dismisses nominated MP

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — President Adama Barrow has dismissed nominated MP Ya Kumba Jaiteh from the National Assembly.

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24-Feb-2019 to 10:30

Barrow launches Gambia offshoot of OMVG energy project

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — OMVG Hydroelectric substation will increase electricity access by 60 percent, according to Gambian president Adama Barrow who was launching an offshoot of the regional project in Jarra, in the Lower River Region of the country on Saturday.

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18-Feb-2019 to 13:20

Barrow warns of saboteurs as Gambia clocks 54

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambian President Adama Barrow has warned against what he called saboteurs who he accused of attempting to undermine the work of his government.

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12-Feb-2019 to 15:00

Gambian First Lady heads African crusade against plastic pollution

​APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The African Union Commission has appointed Gambian First Lady, Fatoumata Bah-Barrow to head its war on plastics which are polluting the continent.

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24-Jan-2019 to 15:51

UN warns of ethnic militias in Sahel

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Senior UN human rights official, Andrew Gilmour, has welcomed the commitment of countries of the Sahel to protect the rights of civilians as they confront terrorism, and warned of the dangers posed by the growing number of ethnic-based private militias.

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21-Jan-2019 to 16:21

Landmark Senegambia bridge inaugurated

APA-Farafenni (By Kebba Ansu Manneh, The Gambia) — Gambia’s President Adama Barrow and his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall have officially inaugurated a 1.8 km bridge, realizing a decades-old ambition to ease long-standing constraints in the movement of peoples from both banks of the River Gambia.

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