Nisa Gear Up for Inter-Departmental Championship

[The Point] The National Inter-departmental Sports Association NISA), a sports body comprising major establishment in the country, is inviting all interested companies and institutions wishing to participate in the 2017 NISA championship prior to the o…

[The Point] The National Inter-departmental Sports Association NISA), a sports body comprising major establishment in the country, is inviting all interested companies and institutions wishing to participate in the 2017 NISA championship prior to the opening game on Saturday 25 March 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Sifoe Utd to Host Jambanjelly Utd in Kombo South Derby Cracker

[The Point] Sifoe United are ready to welcome Jambanjelly United in the all-Kombo South derby clash of the 2016-2017 West Coast Regional third division league tomorrow 11 March 2017, at the Sifoe Football Field.

[The Point] Sifoe United are ready to welcome Jambanjelly United in the all-Kombo South derby clash of the 2016-2017 West Coast Regional third division league tomorrow 11 March 2017, at the Sifoe Football Field.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Musigam Is Disappointed That Copyright Is Referred to As an Impediment to Business’

[The Point] “The Gambia Music Union is disappointed that copyright is increasingly being referred to as an impediment to business and growth and we believe that the focus must be brought back to how performers’ rights protect musicians and artists, who…

[The Point] "The Gambia Music Union is disappointed that copyright is increasingly being referred to as an impediment to business and growth and we believe that the focus must be brought back to how performers' rights protect musicians and artists, who would be unable to maintain a career without them," according to Kalilu Banja, program director of Gambia Music Union.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

GDC Candidates Vow to Win, Call for Peaceful Election

[The Point] Modou Cham and Ebrima Nyang, Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) National Assembly candidates for Jeshwang and Latrikunda Sabiji constituencies respectively, have expressed hope of winning the upcoming National Assembly elections.

[The Point] Modou Cham and Ebrima Nyang, Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) National Assembly candidates for Jeshwang and Latrikunda Sabiji constituencies respectively, have expressed hope of winning the upcoming National Assembly elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Two Arrested for Illegal Firearms and Ammunition

[SAPS] Ngqamakhwe Police arrested two men aged 20 and 21. Both suspects were arrested on Wednesday 08 March 2017 at Pakade Village Informal Settlement, Ngqamakhwe. The 20 year old suspect was found with unlicensed firearm namely a pistol. The 21 year o…

[SAPS] Ngqamakhwe Police arrested two men aged 20 and 21. Both suspects were arrested on Wednesday 08 March 2017 at Pakade Village Informal Settlement, Ngqamakhwe. The 20 year old suspect was found with unlicensed firearm namely a pistol. The 21 year old suspect was found with unlicensed firearm namely a pistol and six (6) rounds of ammunition.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

APRC to Contest in 6 Out of 7 KMC Constituencies

[The Point] The opposition Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) – the former ruling party – is to contest in six of the seven KMC constituencies, in the upcoming National Assembly election.

[The Point] The opposition Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) - the former ruling party - is to contest in six of the seven KMC constituencies, in the upcoming National Assembly election.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Don’t Forget Ethiopia Starvation Risk, Says German NGO

[Deutsche Welle] The Menschen für Menschen charity has said 5.7 million Ethiopians could die of a lack of food. Part of the problem is that other countries are faring even worse and thus getting most of the publicity.

[Deutsche Welle] The Menschen für Menschen charity has said 5.7 million Ethiopians could die of a lack of food. Part of the problem is that other countries are faring even worse and thus getting most of the publicity.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Agony of Defiled Girl, 13 – Govt Hospital Denies Her Treatment Over Gh300 – Prosecution of Case Stalls As a Result

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Bolagatanga -The case of a 13-year old girl, who was defiled in November last year, but has still not been prosecuted because her parents cannot afford an amount of GH¢300 demanded by a medical doctor at the Upper East Regional hospital, Bolgatanga, before he would conduct a medical examination on her.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Bolagatanga -The case of a 13-year old girl, who was defiled in November last year, but has still not been prosecuted because her parents cannot afford an amount of GH¢300 demanded by a medical doctor at the Upper East Regional hospital, Bolgatanga, before he would conduct a medical examination on her.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana