Gambia

Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of Singapore and the Republic of The Gambia, 24 January 2015

The Government of the Republic of Singapore and the Government of the Republic of The Gambia have established diplomatic relations with effect from 23 January 2015.

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IMF Staff Concludes Mission to The Gambia

BANJUL, Gambia, January 15, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Bhaswar Mukhopadhyay, visited Banjul from January 8-14, 2015. Though The Gambia remains completely free of Ebola, the crisis has caused a deep decline in tourism related activities, the economy’s principal foreign currency earner. The mission assessed […]

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Gambia radio station censored, director harassed after foiled coup

An independent radio station that Gambian authorities ordered to stop broadcasting from January 1 to 4 after a failed coup attempt in the country has been allowed back on air, but ordered to play only music

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Gambia : UN Committee to review record on children’s rights

Gambia’s record on children’s rights will be reviewed by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on Thursday 15 January in sessions that will be webcast live.

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The Gambia Attempted Coup : U.S. Indictment of Two Individuals

The Department of Justice today announced a criminal complaint charging Cherno Njie and Papa Faal for their involvement in the attempted coup in The Gambia on December 30

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UN child rights body to review 12 countries: Cambodia, Dominican Republic, Turkmenistan, Sweden, Gambia, Mauritius, Tanzania, Jamaica, Uruguay, Colombia, Iraq, Switzerland

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is meeting in Geneva from 12-30 January to review children’s rights in the following countries: Cambodia, Dominican Republic , Turkmenistan, Sweden, Mauritius, Gambia, Tanzania, Jamaica, Uruguay, Colombia, Iraq, and Switzerland.

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