Turkish Delegation Visits Gambia

[Daily Observer] A Turkish delegation comprises of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) officials, Mr. Ali İbrahim Okur and Mr. Egemen Sener, Prof. Salih Mollaoglu from the School of Medicine of the University of Yildirim Beyazit and also Mr. Sabri Er, representative in the Turkish office of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), recently visited The Gambia, under the framework of a project aiming to furnish the School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (SMAHS) of the University of The Gambia with four

[Daily Observer] A Turkish delegation comprises of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) officials, Mr. Ali İbrahim Okur and Mr. Egemen Sener, Prof. Salih Mollaoglu from the School of Medicine of the University of Yildirim Beyazit and also Mr. Sabri Er, representative in the Turkish office of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), recently visited The Gambia, under the framework of a project aiming to furnish the School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (SMAHS) of the University of The Gambia with four

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Recalling Africa Liberation Day

[Daily Observer] This day must be cherished, treasured, appreciated and it’s true meaning be thoroughly understood and restored in memories of all Africans and its descendants for posterity.

[Daily Observer] This day must be cherished, treasured, appreciated and it's true meaning be thoroughly understood and restored in memories of all Africans and its descendants for posterity.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Fourth Prosecution Witness Testifies in Suspected Drug Case

[Daily Observer] Abdoulie Kebbeh, a narcotics officer at the New Yundum Police Station, Tuesday testified as fourth prosecution witness in a drug trial against Babucarr Jobe, before Magistrate A. Sillah at the Brikama Magistrates’ Court.

[Daily Observer] Abdoulie Kebbeh, a narcotics officer at the New Yundum Police Station, Tuesday testified as fourth prosecution witness in a drug trial against Babucarr Jobe, before Magistrate A. Sillah at the Brikama Magistrates' Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Poverty Still Remains a Rural Phenomenon in Gambia

[Daily Observer] Following the recent report launching on the Preliminary Findings of the 2015/16 Integrated Household Survey, The Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBoS) has revealed in a press release that poverty still remains a rural phenomenon in the c…

[Daily Observer] Following the recent report launching on the Preliminary Findings of the 2015/16 Integrated Household Survey, The Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBoS) has revealed in a press release that poverty still remains a rural phenomenon in the country and that the national poverty rate has remained flat between 2010 and 2015/16.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

GFF FF Cup Slated for June 2nd

[The Point] The 2016-2017 Gambia Football Federation FF Cup final is set for Friday 2 June 2017, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau at 9.30pm.

[The Point] The 2016-2017 Gambia Football Federation FF Cup final is set for Friday 2 June 2017, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau at 9.30pm.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Female Scorpions Prepare Return to the International Stage

[The Point] The Gambia Women’s National Team Head Coach Mariama Sowe has called up 36 players in her provisional squad to take on their counterparts from Cape Verde in a friendly match at home scheduled for the 26th August 2017.

[The Point] The Gambia Women's National Team Head Coach Mariama Sowe has called up 36 players in her provisional squad to take on their counterparts from Cape Verde in a friendly match at home scheduled for the 26th August 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Africa Day – It Is Time to Take Stock

[The Point] Yesterday, Africans in Africa and Diaspora Africans celebrated the 54th anniversary of the founding of the Organisation of African Unity that spearheaded decolonisation of the continent up to 2002, when it passed the baton to the African Un…

[The Point] Yesterday, Africans in Africa and Diaspora Africans celebrated the 54th anniversary of the founding of the Organisation of African Unity that spearheaded decolonisation of the continent up to 2002, when it passed the baton to the African Union which was given the special brief of bringing holistic independence.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

My Country, My Future – Gambia’s Top Young Entrepreneur Speaks to Ascend Students

[The Point] Ascend Together recently hosted a celebrity guest. One of Forbes’ 30 most influential African entrepreneurs under the age of 30, Momarr Taal is a rising star in The Gambia, having started a successful agriculture business, Tropingo Foods. M…

[The Point] Ascend Together recently hosted a celebrity guest. One of Forbes' 30 most influential African entrepreneurs under the age of 30, Momarr Taal is a rising star in The Gambia, having started a successful agriculture business, Tropingo Foods. Mr. Taal had a simple message for the young men and women in the Ascend program: you can make a life for yourself here in The Gambia, you don't need to go to Europe to make money.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Films On Gambia’s Political Impasse, Culture Premiered

[The Point] A film about the recent political impasse in The Gambia, and another one on traditional and cultural practices, dating back to the time of Kunta Kinteh, was premiered last Friday.

[The Point] A film about the recent political impasse in The Gambia, and another one on traditional and cultural practices, dating back to the time of Kunta Kinteh, was premiered last Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Jangjangbureh Area Council Holds Interface With Taxpayers

[The Point] The first ever interface meeting between partners of ActionAid and Jangjangbureh Area Council has ended with a series of recommendations aimed at making positive reforms to the council. The meeting, held in Kudang in the Central River Regio…

[The Point] The first ever interface meeting between partners of ActionAid and Jangjangbureh Area Council has ended with a series of recommendations aimed at making positive reforms to the council. The meeting, held in Kudang in the Central River Region on Thursday 18th May, brought together ActionAid partners, staff of Jangjangbureh Area council, the chiefs of Niamina East, Niamina West and Niamina Dankunku districts, ward councilors, alkalolu, religious and traditional leaders, women and youth leaders, VDC chairpers

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia