Tag Archives: Gambia

Gambia expels EU Charge d’Affairs

6 Jun

According to a News Agency of Nigeria report, The Gambian presidency has announced its government has expelled the European Union Charge d’Affairs in Banjul, Agnes Gilliard, on Friday. Continue reading

Ebola outbreak may contribute to 60% crumble of Gambia’s economy despite no reported case

15 Jan

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. A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Bhaswar Mukhopadhyay, visited Banjul from January 8-14, 2015 to assess the effects of this shock to the Gambian economy and explored the possibility of agreeing on a Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) arrangement with the IMF. Continue reading

Ghana’s planned removal of import taxes on smartphones not just good but…

11 Dec

Contrary to what you might think, Ghana’s planned removal of import taxes on smartphones next year may not hurt local production of mobile phones by RLG, the first and only phone assembly in West Africa with operations in Continue reading

71% of Sierra Leoneans are Muslims

13 Oct

As world Muslim population soars, the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life has stated that 71% of Sierra Leoneans are Muslims. According to a new study of more than 200 countries, the number of Muslims in the world hits 1.7 billion. Continue reading

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