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West Africa: Wataf Chairman Addresses 47 Member States At CATA Conference

The chairman of the West African Tax Administration Forum (WATAF), Yankuba Darboe, has been addressing representatives of 47 member countries including The Gambia...

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Gambia: The Dictator Is us

NEW BOOK IN THE HOOD - by Dr Cherno Omar...

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Gambia: The Dictator Is us

NEW BOOK IN THE HOOD - by Dr Cherno Omar...

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Gambia: Govt Pays D28 Million for Additional Electrification in NBR

Banjul, 30 November - The government of The Gambia has released its 2022 contribution of D28 million to its flagship Programme for Accelerated...

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Gambia: Chinese Ambassador Hands Over Rice Seed Varieties to Barrow

His Excellency, Liu Jin, the Chinese ambassador to The Gambia has recently handed over nine metric tons of Pedi rice and six metric...

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Gambia: Cyber Security Burnout Is Real – and It’s Going to Be a Problem for All of Us!

With the number of data breaches in 2021 soaring past that of 2020, there is even more pressure on security teams to keep...

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Gambia: Legendary Musician Oussou Njie Senior Dies

The Gambia's legendary musician, composer and producer Oussou Njie Senior passed away Tuesday...

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Gambia: Imam Sait Matty Tomb – Most Visited Tomb in Destination Gambia

The tomb of Jihadist Imam Sait Matty Bah, which is located in Bakau is one of the most visited Senegambian...

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South Africa’s leader could be sunk by a scandal over cash stuffed in a sofa at his buffalo farm

Cyril Ramaphosa was elected to root out corruption. Now, he could be forced to quit over claims that he covered up the theft of a...

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Africa: Africa Must Industrialize – 10 Key Points That African Leaders Committed to At the Just Concluded Summit On Industrialization and Economic Diversification.

Africa must industrialize: 10 key points that African leaders committed to at the just concluded summit on industrialization and economic...

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Kenya: Kenyans Borrow Over Sh400 Million Hustlers Fund Under 24-Hrs

Nairobi -- Kenyans have borrowed over Sh400 million from the Hustlers' Fund barely 24 hours after its...

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Kenya: Marriot Urges MPs to Prioritize Bills On Drought and Election Financing.

Nairobi -- United Kingdom High Commissioner to Kenya Ambassador Jane Marriot has underscored the need for the Parliament to fast-track and approve the...

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Nigeria: ‘Why Fuel Scarcity Persists’

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) has blamed the fuel queues in Lagos, Abuja and other states on some ongoing construction projects which...

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South Africa: Cabinet Approves Publication of Green Hydrogen Commercialisation Strategy

Cabinet has approved the publication of the Green Hydrogen Commercialisation Strategy (GHCS) for public...

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Nigeria: SEC to Continue Enforcement Against Ponzi Schemes

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has assured the investing public that it will continue to deploy its enforcement mechanisms including collaboration with other...

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Nigeria: Govt Says NIN Compulsory for Business Registration

The federal government has disclosed that, without the National Identification Number(NIN ), Nigerians would no longer be able to register...

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South Africa: Postbank Loses Over R18-Million to Cybercrime Attacks

Most of the money stolen came from the SASSA beneficiary grant payment system, says...

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Africa: Open Skies – African Nations to Pilot Single Air Transport Market

Dakar, Senegal -- Intra-African air travel under the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), an initiative of the African Union to create a...

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South Africa: Cape Town Mayor Bullish On Solving City’s Sewage Crisis but Residents Say Much More Needs to Be Done

The city still has numerous sewage pollution issues, but Geordin Hill-Lewis is 'on the right track', says...

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Unicef: ‘HIV/Aids progress stalling for young people in Africa’

On World Aids Day, Unicef's new head of HIV/Aids Anurita Bains tells the BBC that progress on HIV is stagnating for young...

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South Africa: White Butterflies Are Filling Johannesburg’s Skies Earlier Than Usual. Climate Change Is to Blame

Each year around mid-summer, somewhere between December and mid-January, the skies of South Africa's Gauteng province, including the city of Johannesburg, fill...

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Nigeria: Procedural Drama Series, ‘Crime and Justice Lagos’, Debuts This December

'Crime and Justice Lagos', a new police procedural and crime drama series, will begin airing on the 8th of...

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World Cup 2022: Luis Suarez refuses to apologise for Ghana handball in 2010

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez refuses to apologise for his deliberate handball on the goalline against Ghana in the 2010 World...

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World Cup 2022: Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri holds head high after exit in Qatar

Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri remains philosophical after exiting the World Cup despite a famous win over the defending champions...

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Nigeria: Burna Boy Tops Apple Music Nigeria No. 1 Artist of 2022

Grammy award winner, Burna Boy has emerged as the top artist on Apple's music list for 2022 with his album "Love,...

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Uganda: Motorcycle Taxi Loans – Ticket Out of Poverty, or Predatory Trap?

Kampala, Uganda -- After years of using a bicycle to haul produce for traders around markets in Kampala's Nansana suburb, Isaac Sekaate...

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Ethiopia: African Development Fund Approves $13.95 M Grant for Borana Resilien

Addis Abeba -- The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund has approved a $13.95 million grant to the Government of Ethiopia...

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World Cup 2022: Ghana-Uruguay game offers chance of revenge for Black Stars

Former Ghana players and supporters will be hoping for a serving of revenge when the Black Stars face Uruguay at the World...

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Tanzania: TBL Supports Digital Collection of Data On Road Accidents

TANZANIA Breweries Limited (TBL) has sponsored designing of a mobile phone application for digital collection of data on road accidents which it handed...

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Tanzania: Yanga Take First Loss Positively

YOUNG Africans Head Coach Nasreddine Nabi said the 2-1 loss will give them enough space to evaluate the team while Ihefu trainer, Juma...

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