Gambia Women Team to Scuffle With Women Selection in Friendly

[The Point] The Gambia Women National team will today, Friday 4 August 2017, rub shoulders with the women selection team in a warm-up encounter at FIFA Goal Project in Old Yundum.

[The Point] The Gambia Women National team will today, Friday 4 August 2017, rub shoulders with the women selection team in a warm-up encounter at FIFA Goal Project in Old Yundum.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Alleged Murder Case Adjourned for Judgment

[The Point] The Basse High Court, presided over by Justice Simon A. Abi on 28 July 2017 adjourned the murder trial involving Lamin Fatty, alias Tunkaro Gakou, to October sitting for judgment.

[The Point] The Basse High Court, presided over by Justice Simon A. Abi on 28 July 2017 adjourned the murder trial involving Lamin Fatty, alias Tunkaro Gakou, to October sitting for judgment.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Living With Dirt in the City Centre

[The Point] The heartbeat of our environment has become an eyesore these days as most of the street junctions and outlets in town are inundated with dirt and all manner of filthy things deposited there during last Saturday’s set settal.

[The Point] The heartbeat of our environment has become an eyesore these days as most of the street junctions and outlets in town are inundated with dirt and all manner of filthy things deposited there during last Saturday's set settal.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Middle Level Managers’ Interactive Seminar Wraps Up

[The Point] The Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumni in The Gambia, in collaboration with Global Human Resources Development Initiative, recently organised a one day interactive seminar for middle level managers in the public sector at the Management D…

[The Point] The Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumni in The Gambia, in collaboration with Global Human Resources Development Initiative, recently organised a one day interactive seminar for middle level managers in the public sector at the Management Development Institute conference hall.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Environment Minister Presides Over Massive Tree Planting Exercise

[The Point] The Association of Wood Re-exporters and the forest users in The Gambia yesterday embarked on a massive tree planting and replacement of lost trees at the entrance of the Banjul airport.

[The Point] The Association of Wood Re-exporters and the forest users in The Gambia yesterday embarked on a massive tree planting and replacement of lost trees at the entrance of the Banjul airport.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

The EU Sees ‘The Gambia As an Important Partner’

[The Point] The new coalition government headed by President Adama Barrow has received a thumbs up as a sign of approval or rather encouragement by the European Union (EU) who now officially considers The Gambia, as an “important partner” – thus formal…

[The Point] The new coalition government headed by President Adama Barrow has received a thumbs up as a sign of approval or rather encouragement by the European Union (EU) who now officially considers The Gambia, as an "important partner" - thus formally dismissing the contention of a "tiny country with insignificant value to the outside world".

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Jazz Appreciation – Horace Silver – the Pianist With Cape Verdean Roots

[The Point] As we continue to write about jazz, we always try to remind our readers about the link that exist between the melodious sounds of Africa and the jazz idiom that was developed in the United States. We have traced the origins of jazz to Afric…

[The Point] As we continue to write about jazz, we always try to remind our readers about the link that exist between the melodious sounds of Africa and the jazz idiom that was developed in the United States. We have traced the origins of jazz to Africa, but it was not called jazz then, and the term jazz only came into existence after the music developed in New Orleans. The pioneers of the music later moved to Chicago where the word was used to describe the music and the dance. Yes! The dance. Jazz, just like the foxt

source: AllAfrica News: Cape Verde

Ackers – I’m Treasuring Every Minute

[News24Wire] Lions coach Johan Ackermann knows that Saturday’s Super Rugby final against the Crusaders at Ellis Park will be drenched in emotion, regardless of what the result is.

[News24Wire] Lions coach Johan Ackermann knows that Saturday's Super Rugby final against the Crusaders at Ellis Park will be drenched in emotion, regardless of what the result is.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Zuma Must Use Zambia Trip to Call for Opposition Leader’s Release From Prison’

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) notes President Zuma’s planned trip to Zambia tomorrow, on the invitation of the President of Zambia, Edgar Lungu. President Zuma must use this engagement with President Lungu to raise South Africa’s strong objections …

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) notes President Zuma's planned trip to Zambia tomorrow, on the invitation of the President of Zambia, Edgar Lungu. President Zuma must use this engagement with President Lungu to raise South Africa's strong objections to the crisis unfolding in Zambia under Lungu's watch. In particular, President Zuma should denounce the inhumane treatment in prison of the Zambian Leader of the Opposition, Hakainde Hichilema, and to call for his immediate release.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia