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News Gambia » Western: Gambia: MR PRESIDENT-POTENTIAL DANGER IN APPROVING TV FOR AHMADIS

News channel or source: https://freedomnewspaper.com/2018/02/17/gambia-mr-president-potential-danger-approving-tv-ahmadis/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Today all over so called enlightened western world, Islamic veil is being banned on flimsy ... Hindus have unfettered presence in the Gambia and they established powerful businesses whilst they start to wield some political patronage.

News Gambia » Western: ‘Jammeh used LGBTQ as political scapegoat'

News channel or source: http://thepoint.gm/africa/gambia/article/jammeh-used-lgbt-as-political-scapegoat-1
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Gambia’s former President Yahya Jammeh has chosen anti-LGBT ... Jammeh’ slinking of homosexuality with Western values and imports into Africa in order to build up his claim to be a guardian of true African or Gambian heritage is also factually incorrec ...

News Gambia » Western: Can the ICC probe end Duterte's deadly war on drugs?

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/icc-probe-duterte-deadly-war-drugs-180213152607565.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Authoritarian countries such as Russia, Burundi and The Gambia have withdrawn from the ICC in recent ... Amid re-invigorated international scrutiny of Duterte's human rights record, Western nations have begun to reconsider their relations with Manila.

News Gambia » Western: The Gambia rejoins Commonwealth

News channel or source: http://starrfmonline.com/2018/02/08/gambia-rejoins-commonwealth/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Mr Jammeh clashed with the Commonwealth over his government’s poor human rights record. Mr Barrow has sought to improve The Gambia’s relationship with Western governments, and to secure much-needed funding to tackle poverty and unemployment.

News Gambia » Western: From refugee to royalty: Sierra Leone designer champions ethical fashion

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-fashion-ethical/from-refugee-to-royalty-sierra-leone-designer-champions-ethical-fashion-idUSKCN1G003H
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The conditions of garment workers hit headlines and sparked global outrage after the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh, when the collapse of a factory complex killed about 1,100 workers - many employed by suppliers to Western retailers. Yet many ...

News Gambia » Western: It's time to get rid of the Commonwealth

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/its-time-get-rid-commonwealth-1661883
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Not for their people." It gets worse. At times some action is taken, as with Gambia and the Maldives, both with poor human rights records. But the Commonwealth never, ever, moves against Western democracies. Australia's treatment of asylum seekers is shocking.

News Gambia » Western: Having a ball: Halifax student's business brings soccer balls to Africa

News channel or source: http://www.metronews.ca/news/halifax/2018/02/11/having-a-ball-halifax-student-s-business-brings-soccer-balls-to-africa.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

So far McGinnis said My Greatest Play has donated more than 150 soccer balls. He expects to send at least another 100 before heading to The Gambia in western Africa this April to help hand deliver some of the soccer balls in person. “It is really exciting.

News Gambia » Western: Gambia ‘Getting Away With Murder’ As European Donors Grapple With Funding Effort

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/gambia-getting-away-murder-european-donors-grapple-funding-effort-1758395
Publication date: onday 15 December 2014

Gambia also continues to receive economic support from Kuwait, which has pledged more than $80 million over the past two decades, according to Reuters, which noted that Western diplomats were concerned over the shift in aid. This shift should have Western ...

News Gambia » Western: Tiny Gambia has a big export: Migrants desperate to reach Europe

News channel or source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/world/2015/06/14/tiny-gambia-has-a-big-export-migrants-desperate-to-reach-europe/
Publication date: Sunday 14 June 2015

Soon, Susso told himself, he would be on it. “The Western Route,” experts call the web of migrant trails from Gambia, Senegal and Mali that now lead to North Africa. But Gambians have a different name for the dangerous path to Europe: The Backway.

News Gambia » Western: Gambia's president says recovery 'like carrying a mountain'

News channel or source: http://www.thewesternstar.com/news/gambias-president-says-recovery-like-carrying-a-mountain-182443/
Publication date: hursday 01 February 2018

BANJUL, Gambia — Gambia's new president says taking over a bankrupt nation was "like carrying a mountain" and that stabilizing the economy will take time after the former leader left it in tatters. In an interview with The Associated Press, President ...