Blog entries from: The North Bank Evening Standard [TNBES]

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November 26 2014

From The North Bank Evening Standard [TNBES] Wed Nov 26 2014, 18:30:00

Of recent, there have been reportsof booming economies in Africa, but analysts said economic growth is usually not visibly trickled down to the poor citizens of the continent. (Photo Credit: Forum de Banjul).

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From The North Bank Evening Standard [TNBES] Wed Nov 26 2014, 10:19:00

Country Flag Flies: FAO says Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Iran, Kiribati, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico and the Philippines have now reached the MDG-1 hunger target.

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From The North Bank Evening Standard [TNBES] Wed Nov 26 2014, 02:30:00

Rights groups at an April 2011 NGOs Forum in Banjul, The Gambia, two days before the 49th Ordinary Session (Photo Credit: MSJoof/TNBES)

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November 20 2014

From The North Bank Evening Standard [TNBES] Thu Nov 20 2014, 10:49:00

"Public debt, which stood at more than 80 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at the end of 2013, is projected to exceed 90 percent of GDP by the end of this year. The burden of government borrowing will exert further pressure on inflation, international reserves, and the exchange rate," IMF says.

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From The North Bank Evening Standard [TNBES] Thu Nov 20 2014, 07:25:00

NRP leader Hamat Bah speaking to journalists on election nomination day in 2011 (Photo Credit: SoutAfrica.com)

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November 19 2014

From The North Bank Evening Standard [TNBES] Wed Nov 19 2014, 08:30:00

The Africa Survey 2014 identifies three biggest threats to doing business in sub-Saharan Africa.

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November 11 2014

From The North Bank Evening Standard [TNBES] Tue Nov 11 2014, 02:00:00

They were arrested on January 13, 2014, detained beyond the legal limit of 72 hours and put on trial on January 16. They maintained their not guilty plea.  Photo credit: The Point

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October 31 2014

From The North Bank Evening Standard [TNBES] Fri Oct 31 2014, 10:26:00

Earlier, Heyens and Méndez said they were disappointed at the "unilateral decision" taken by the Government of The Gambia to postpone their country visit of 18 August 2014.

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