Outreach Programme to Intensify Women’s Participation in Football

[The Point] The Gambia Football Federation will this week organise the third edition of the outreach programme initiated by the GFF through its women football coordinator and the women football ambassadors.

[The Point] The Gambia Football Federation will this week organise the third edition of the outreach programme initiated by the GFF through its women football coordinator and the women football ambassadors.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘I’m Still the Coalition Spokesperson’ – Halifa Sallah

[The Point] Halifa Sallah, President Barrow’s adviser on governance and spokesperson of the coalition government, has insisted that he is still and indeed the spokesperson of the Coalition.

[The Point] Halifa Sallah, President Barrow's adviser on governance and spokesperson of the coalition government, has insisted that he is still and indeed the spokesperson of the Coalition.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Home Affairs – Activists Speak On International Women’s Day

[The Point] Activists and Journalists active in the service of women and girls and issues affecting them, yesterday spoke to this reporter on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2017, which is on the theme: “Women in the Changing World of Work: P…

[The Point] Activists and Journalists active in the service of women and girls and issues affecting them, yesterday spoke to this reporter on the occasion of International Women's Day 2017, which is on the theme: "Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030" and under the campaign theme: "Be bold for change."

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Nine Political Parties Sign Agreement On Peaceful Co-Existence

[The Point] All the nine registered political parties in The Gambia have signed a memorandum of understanding, which states how the parties would relate with one another, and to avoid the ruling party practice of abuse of state resources for party bene…

[The Point] All the nine registered political parties in The Gambia have signed a memorandum of understanding, which states how the parties would relate with one another, and to avoid the ruling party practice of abuse of state resources for party benefit.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

FJC – Govt Should Assist Women to Contest Election

[The Point] Dr Fatoumatta Jahumpa-Ceesay (FJC), a former Speaker of the National Assembly, has called on the Gambia government to assist capable women to contest in the upcoming National Assembly election, slated for 6 April 2017.

[The Point] Dr Fatoumatta Jahumpa-Ceesay (FJC), a former Speaker of the National Assembly, has called on the Gambia government to assist capable women to contest in the upcoming National Assembly election, slated for 6 April 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Why We Need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission

[The Point] It is hard to contemplate but should by no means be dismissed out of hand that wherever he is, Yahya Jammeh is nursing hopes of making some kind of triumphant return to The Gambia. He must be scheming and plotting and exploring just how he …

[The Point] It is hard to contemplate but should by no means be dismissed out of hand that wherever he is, Yahya Jammeh is nursing hopes of making some kind of triumphant return to The Gambia. He must be scheming and plotting and exploring just how he could use whatever financial muscle and local human capital he has to return to Banjul, even to State House so he can teach Gambians a lesson they would never forget. Some of us would think that this is too far-fetched to merit serious consideration. But in my humble opi

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Message On International Women’s Day By UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, New York, 8th March 2017

[The Point] Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and girls are being reduced, restricted and reversed.

[The Point] Women's rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and girls are being reduced, restricted and reversed.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambians in Minnesota Celebrate Country’s 52ndindependence Anniversary in Grand Minnesota Style

[The Point] Gambians in Minnesota turned out in their large numbers last Saturday March 4th to mark the country’s 52NDIndependenceAnniversarycelebrations.

[The Point] Gambians in Minnesota turned out in their large numbers last Saturday March 4th to mark the country's 52NDIndependenceAnniversarycelebrations.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia