Gaha Trains Islamic School Students On FGM

[The Point] The Gold Award Holders Association (GAHA) conducted training for 40 Islamic school students drawn from West Coast Region and the Greater Banjul Area on Female Genital Mutilation (GFM) on Tuesday.

[The Point] The Gold Award Holders Association (GAHA) conducted training for 40 Islamic school students drawn from West Coast Region and the Greater Banjul Area on Female Genital Mutilation (GFM) on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

The Role of GRTS/Media in the New Gambia

[The Point] Please allow me space in your widely read newspaper to share my views on an issue of great significance. As we all know, television and media in general, play a very important role in informing, educating and communicating with the people i…

[The Point] Please allow me space in your widely read newspaper to share my views on an issue of great significance. As we all know, television and media in general, play a very important role in informing, educating and communicating with the people in this day and age. As such, they are a very powerful tool. I want to believe that Babili Mansa understood this very well and used TV to the maximum to control the former president's narrative at every level. I also want to believe that the authorities of the new Gambia

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

GPU Meets Information Minister

[The Point] The Minister for Information and Communication Infrastructure, Honourable Demba Ali Jawo, and Permanent Secretary, Lamin Camara, on Friday April 21, received members of the Executive Board of the Gambia Press Union (GPU).

[The Point] The Minister for Information and Communication Infrastructure, Honourable Demba Ali Jawo, and Permanent Secretary, Lamin Camara, on Friday April 21, received members of the Executive Board of the Gambia Press Union (GPU).

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambian Assumes Presidency of Regional Insurance Association

[The Point] Makaireh Badjan, managing director of Royal Insurance Company, has been installed as the president of the West African Insurance Companies Association (WAICA), succeeding Rotomi Fashola, a Nigerian.

[The Point] Makaireh Badjan, managing director of Royal Insurance Company, has been installed as the president of the West African Insurance Companies Association (WAICA), succeeding Rotomi Fashola, a Nigerian.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Banyaka – Newest Casualty in Kombo South District Tourney

[The Point] Banyaka are the latest casualty in the 2017 Berewuleng Football Club sponsored Kombo South district football tournament, following their exit from the district’s biggest football fiesta at the weekend.

[The Point] Banyaka are the latest casualty in the 2017 Berewuleng Football Club sponsored Kombo South district football tournament, following their exit from the district's biggest football fiesta at the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambia’s GDP Over D47 Billion – Hon. Halifa Sallah

[The Point] The National Assembly Member for Serrekunda Constituency Hon: Halifa Sallah has said that the current debt of the country is over 100.2% of the gross domestic product (GDP) and the GDP is over D47b and it is very clear that this year the bu…

[The Point] The National Assembly Member for Serrekunda Constituency Hon: Halifa Sallah has said that the current debt of the country is over 100.2% of the gross domestic product (GDP) and the GDP is over D47b and it is very clear that this year the budget provides for D14.3b revenue, D19b expenditure. This means the country is running a deficit of D4.7b and the international community will not accept that this will be solved by domestic buying.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

GNOC First Vice President Appointed to Four IOC Commissions

[The Point] The Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC) first Vice President, Miss Beatrice Allen, has been appointed to four International Olympic Committee (IOC) 2017 commissions.

[The Point] The Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC) first Vice President, Miss Beatrice Allen, has been appointed to four International Olympic Committee (IOC) 2017 commissions.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Imam Baba Leigh Says Was ‘Continuously Tortured in Prison’

[The Point] One of the defining characteristics of Yahya Jammeh’s 22-year rule in The Gambia was a widespread fear of speaking out. Those that dared to criticise the repressive regime knew they would likely be intimidated, arrested, or even disappeared.

[The Point] One of the defining characteristics of Yahya Jammeh's 22-year rule in The Gambia was a widespread fear of speaking out. Those that dared to criticise the repressive regime knew they would likely be intimidated, arrested, or even disappeared.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambia, Senegal to Hold Joint Business Forum

[The Point] Senegalo-Gambian Permanent Secretariat (PSSG) is to hold the first Private and Public Sector Forum between The Gambia and Senegal from 24 to 25 May 2017 in Dakar, Senegal.

[The Point] Senegalo-Gambian Permanent Secretariat (PSSG) is to hold the first Private and Public Sector Forum between The Gambia and Senegal from 24 to 25 May 2017 in Dakar, Senegal.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal