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1 dead in northern Gambia windstorm
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1 dead in northern Gambia windstorm

At least one person has died when a big baobab tree crashed on a passenger vehicle in the northern Gambian town of Ndungu Kebbeh, the regional disaster relief agency said. Fatou Kah, a physically challenged mother from Daru Rilwan in the Central Badibu region was in the 22-passenger gele gele […]

Gambia finalizes power supply deal with Senegal
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Gambia finalizes power supply deal with Senegal

Gambia’s state-owned utility battling to supply steady energy to homes and businesses has finalized an agreement with Senegal’s Senelec to supply its neighbor with electricity. Nawec, which is only generating 40 megawatts out of the 150 megawatts needed to fully power the Gambia will get an additional supply of 10 […]

Gambia: Police impounding tinted windowed vehicles
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Gambia: Police impounding tinted windowed vehicles

Gambian authorities are cracking down on tinted window drivers and have impounded several vehicles, witnesses say. The police were seen along the Trans-Gambia Highway linking the major city of Brikama to the capital, Banjul pulling over drivers, whose car windows are tinted. Gambia authorities passed laws “banning tinted windows” for […]