Silver-Winning d’Tigers Arrive Today

[Vanguard] After their silver medal exploit at the just concluded 2017 Afrobasket tournament, D’Tigers will return home in the early hours of today aboard a Royal Air Maroc flight with the exception of team captain, Ike Diogu who will head for United S…

[Vanguard] After their silver medal exploit at the just concluded 2017 Afrobasket tournament, D'Tigers will return home in the early hours of today aboard a Royal Air Maroc flight with the exception of team captain, Ike Diogu who will head for United State of America due to family commitments.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘The National Assembly Does Not Work in Isolation’ – Speaker

[Foroyaa] The speaker of the National Assembly, Mariam Jack Denton has said that as an arm of government, the national assembly does not work in isolation. Mariam Jack Denton was speaking on Friday 15th September 2016, during a press briefing on the 20…

[Foroyaa] The speaker of the National Assembly, Mariam Jack Denton has said that as an arm of government, the national assembly does not work in isolation. Mariam Jack Denton was speaking on Friday 15th September 2016, during a press briefing on the 2017-2018 session of the National Assembly Oversight Committee, at the National Assembly complex in Banjul.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

When Will the Government Announce Their Reform of Local Government Administration?

[Foroyaa] The local government election is fast approaching and many potential candidates are busy moving around their wards and administrative areas. The Local Government Act in its present format needs to undergo serious amendment to bring it in line…

[Foroyaa] The local government election is fast approaching and many potential candidates are busy moving around their wards and administrative areas. The Local Government Act in its present format needs to undergo serious amendment to bring it in line with the Constitution which stipulates local government authorities with a high degree of autonomy.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

What Will Be the Fate of the Niani Flood Victims When School Re-Opens?

[Foroyaa] Many victims of the recent flood in Niani District are now hosted in schools. But schools are to re-open on 25 September 2017 and if no solution is found before then either the pupils will be deprived of starting school on time or the victims…

[Foroyaa] Many victims of the recent flood in Niani District are now hosted in schools. But schools are to re-open on 25 September 2017 and if no solution is found before then either the pupils will be deprived of starting school on time or the victims may be asked to leave where they are being housed.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Detained Lieutenant Transferred

[Foroyaa] Lieutenant Abdoulie Jarju, a serving member of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), who was detained for nearly three months at the Guards Battalion in Fajara, has been transferred to another detention centre on Tuesday, 12th September 2017, around…

[Foroyaa] Lieutenant Abdoulie Jarju, a serving member of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), who was detained for nearly three months at the Guards Battalion in Fajara, has been transferred to another detention centre on Tuesday, 12th September 2017, around midday, military sources indicated to this medium. According to sources close to the detainee, Lt. Jarju was picked up from his detention cell by senior military police officers, who led him into a vehicle and escorted him to Yundum Barracks to continue his detention.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia