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Gambia wins major football tournament in Germany

Gambia wins major football tournament in Germany

A football team of Gambians in Hannover, Germany are the winners of this year’s International Hannover Cup – a competition which gathers migrants from different countries including Senegal, Ghana, Poland, Spain and Turkey.

The boys lifted the trophy after defeating Congo at the Erika-Fisch Stadium on Saturday.

The goalkeeper of

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Solo Sandeng's daughter condemns Faraba shootings

Solo Sandeng's daughter condemns Faraba shootings

The daughter of slain political activist Solo Sandeng has joined a chorus of condemnation after police killed two young people in Faraba on Monday.

They were protesting against sand mining in their village, which they said was causing environmental damage.

In a Facebook post, Fatoumatta Sandeng, who now lives in

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Single mother grieves loss of son killed by police

Single mother grieves loss of son killed by police

This is a tough time for Binta Tamba.

Her eldest child and only son, Bakary Kujabi, popularly known as Seyfo, was one of the Faraba environmental activists who were shot dead when police opened fire on them on Monday.

A family friend, Edrisa Colley told What’s On-Gambia:“Seyfo was the breadwinner

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Yassin Jallow’s Ramadan philanthropy applauded

Yassin Jallow’s Ramadan philanthropy applauded

Yassin Jallow has been loudly applauded for feeding hundreds of Muslims during the recently concluded Ramadan.

The cookbook writer, who also runs a restaurant with her family, spent more than D400, 000 to provideiftar to less fortunate Gambians, including orphans at the Wulingkama Orphanage.

In a Facebook post, she wrote:

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Sidia Jatta still lives in a line house with cardboard ceiling

Sidia Jatta still lives in a line house with cardboard ceiling

While most of his fellow politicians are busy building luxury homes, Sidia Jatta still lives in a line house in Bundung.

”The country’s resources belong to every citizen,” he told Gambian Talents Promotion, who were visiting his home for the Koriteh celebration on Saturday.

The former presidential candidate and chairman

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Muslims to mark Koriteh as new moon is set to be sighted

Muslims to mark Koriteh as new moon is set to be sighted

Muslims across the country will this weekend throng mosques and other designated grounds for prayers marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

The celebration, which is popularly known as Koriteh (Eid al-Fitr),  is due to start on Friday, June 15 or on Saturday, June 16, depending on the

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Omar Colley set to seal move to Italy worth more than D300m

Omar Colley set to seal move to Italy worth more than D300m

Gambian defender Omar Colley is set to complete a move to Italian Serie A team, Sampdoria worth more than THREE HUNDRED MILLION DALASIS (D300m) in fees and wages.

That would make him the second most expensive Gambian international behind Modou Barrow, who is currently playing for Championship club Reading.

According

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