Private Schools Court Government Support

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The president of Foundation for Generational Thinkers (FOGET), Mr Prosper Afetsi, says the falling standard of education in the country can only be addressed if government extends a helping hand to private schools.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The president of Foundation for Generational Thinkers (FOGET), Mr Prosper Afetsi, says the falling standard of education in the country can only be addressed if government extends a helping hand to private schools.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Firefighting and Skyscrapers in Accra

[Ghanaian Chronicle] We repeat this Editorial of Friday 16, June 2017, in view of the recent warning by the Ghana National Fire Service about the springing up of buildings over 5 storeys high, and the inability of the Service to combat fires above 5 fl…

[Ghanaian Chronicle] We repeat this Editorial of Friday 16, June 2017, in view of the recent warning by the Ghana National Fire Service about the springing up of buildings over 5 storeys high, and the inability of the Service to combat fires above 5 floors.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

52 Migrants From Gambia, Senegal, Others Dead in Sahara Desert

[The Point] The International Organisation for Migration, IOM, said it rescued no fewer than 600 people since April 2017 through a new search and rescue operation that targeted migrants stranded in Sahara Desert.

[The Point] The International Organisation for Migration, IOM, said it rescued no fewer than 600 people since April 2017 through a new search and rescue operation that targeted migrants stranded in Sahara Desert.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Daily Observer Re-Opens

[The Point] The managing director of Daily Observer, Pa Modou Mbowe, has confirmed that the newspaper, which was temporarily closed on 14 June 2017, was re-opened yesterday.

[The Point] The managing director of Daily Observer, Pa Modou Mbowe, has confirmed that the newspaper, which was temporarily closed on 14 June 2017, was re-opened yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Successful Gambians With a Disability

[The Point] Although most people in The Gambia whose physical impairment has resulted in creation of economic and social barriers in front of them, which prevents their participation in the society and their having equal opportunities, a handful of the…

[The Point] Although most people in The Gambia whose physical impairment has resulted in creation of economic and social barriers in front of them, which prevents their participation in the society and their having equal opportunities, a handful of them according to the Gambian standard are successful. Their achievements range from being politicians, intellectuals (having acquired higher level of education), senior civil servants, business tycoons to community leaders. As a result, they rose to prominence and became i

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Improving Criminal Investigation

[The Point] There are shows on cable TV that feature scientific crime investigation in the United States. American forensic experts can lift fingerprints even from the skin of a corpse. Because of the experts are sophisticated forensic skills and techn…

[The Point] There are shows on cable TV that feature scientific crime investigation in the United States. American forensic experts can lift fingerprints even from the skin of a corpse. Because of the experts are sophisticated forensic skills and technology, even walls and floors from which bloodstains have been washed off can lead to the conviction of the killer.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Investigation of Jammeh’s Alleged Atrocities Stalled

[The Point] Investigation in the allegation of killings and other enforced disappearances allegedly committed by the regime of former President Yahya Jammeh has stalled for lack of human and non-human resources, a UN group has discovered.

[The Point] Investigation in the allegation of killings and other enforced disappearances allegedly committed by the regime of former President Yahya Jammeh has stalled for lack of human and non-human resources, a UN group has discovered.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Fatou Bensouda Bags Doctorate Degree

[The Point] Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, has received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Dundee.

[The Point] Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, has received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Dundee.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia