23-Oct-2014 to 15:08

Actionaid Senegal launches land-grabbing report

APA – Dakar (Senegal) — Actionaid Senegal has used the Africa Social Forum in Dakar to launch its so-called Ndiael Report which chronicles large scale land grabbing from farmers by multi-national agro industries in the country.

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23-Oct-2014 to 13:51

Gambian media focus on ex-minister's trial, other stories

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The announcement of additional court charges for the former Presidential Affairs Minister and Secretary General at the office of the president, Momodou Sabally by the state prosecutor in Banjul and the inauguration of a new Faculty of Medicine at the University of the Gambia dominated Thursday newspapers in the Gambia.

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23-Oct-2014 to 11:28

Gambia’s ex-presidential affairs minister faces more criminal charges

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — State prosecutors on Wednesday brought in more criminal charges against the former head of the Civil Service and Presidential Affairs minister, Momodou Sabally, at the High Court in Banjul.

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23-Oct-2014 to 11:25

Islamic bank up scales approval for the Gambia to over $90mn

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has up scaled its annual approval for the Gambia from an average of about US$66 million to about US$91 million in the last four years, an official of the Bank said in Banjul on Wednesday.

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23-Oct-2014 to 11:23

China and Mali sign contract to set up $3mn analysis lab in Bamako

APA-Bamako (Mali) — – Mali’s Mines minister, Boubou Cisse, presently on a working visit to China, on Wednesday signed a contract with the Chinese authorities for the construction of a three million dollars analysis laboratory, APA learns in the Malian capital.

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22-Oct-2014 to 19:44

Gambia meets int'l civil aviation standards -Official

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The Gambia government has claimed that the country has met international aviation standard after enhancing security on the country's main entry points such as the Banjul International Airport and introducing a new biometric passport.

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22-Oct-2014 to 18:55

Nigeria’s Shell reaches deal to sale four oil blocks

APA-Abuja-(Nigeria) — Royal Dutch Shell has concluded the sale of its four Nigerian onshore oil blocks - Oil Mining Leases (OML) 18, 24, 25 and 29, local media reports said on Wednesday.

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