Lawmakers Approve USD25 Million Grant On Health, Reforms

[Daily Observer] Lawmakers yesterday at the second ordinary session of the National Assembly approved a grant of USDM25.200, 000 for Health, state enterprises and fiscal efficiency. They also endorsed USDM30.800, 000 loan for the same said purposes.

[Daily Observer] Lawmakers yesterday at the second ordinary session of the National Assembly approved a grant of USDM25.200, 000 for Health, state enterprises and fiscal efficiency. They also endorsed USDM30.800, 000 loan for the same said purposes.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Beach Volleyball Final Preview – GAF and Interior Face ‘Moment of Truth’

[Daily Observer] Referring to the Beach Volleyball National Championship final as the “moment of truth for GAF and Interior” is a gross understatement. The game is so much bigger than what happens on the beach at Palma Rima on Sunday, and the outcome w…

[Daily Observer] Referring to the Beach Volleyball National Championship final as the "moment of truth for GAF and Interior" is a gross understatement. The game is so much bigger than what happens on the beach at Palma Rima on Sunday, and the outcome will ring into history.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Only the Embassy Can Issue Visa to Me’

[Daily Observer] A complainant, one Mr. Jawara in an alleged criminal trial involving Lamin Jallow has told a Bundung Magistrates’ Court that he is fully aware that no individual can issue a visa to him other than an embassy.

[Daily Observer] A complainant, one Mr. Jawara in an alleged criminal trial involving Lamin Jallow has told a Bundung Magistrates' Court that he is fully aware that no individual can issue a visa to him other than an embassy.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

IRS Campaign Begins in Urr

[Daily Observer] The National Malaria Control Programme at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with Global Fund recently began a two-week Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) exercise in the Upper River Region.

[Daily Observer] The National Malaria Control Programme at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with Global Fund recently began a two-week Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) exercise in the Upper River Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

CPA On Legal Reform to Prohibit Physical, Humiliating Punishment

[Daily Observer] In its continued efforts to promote the rights of children, the Child Protection Alliance (CPA) recently concluded a two-day Legal Reform workshop on Physical and Humiliating Punishment vis-à-vis positive discipline in all settings in The Gambia.

[Daily Observer] In its continued efforts to promote the rights of children, the Child Protection Alliance (CPA) recently concluded a two-day Legal Reform workshop on Physical and Humiliating Punishment vis-à-vis positive discipline in all settings in The Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Senegalese CDS Visits GAF

[Daily Observer] The Senegalese Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), Lt. General Sheikh Gueye Tuesday afternoon paid a courtesy call on his counterpart Lt. General Masaneh Kinteh.

[Daily Observer] The Senegalese Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), Lt. General Sheikh Gueye Tuesday afternoon paid a courtesy call on his counterpart Lt. General Masaneh Kinteh.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Good-Bye Age Limit for Presidency

[Daily Observer] Removal and amendment of Section 62 of the 1997 Constitution of The Gambia has been long overdue and welcoming for most Gambians and none alike. It’s not only viewed and variously described as unconstitutional and out of touch with wha…

[Daily Observer] Removal and amendment of Section 62 of the 1997 Constitution of The Gambia has been long overdue and welcoming for most Gambians and none alike. It's not only viewed and variously described as unconstitutional and out of touch with what is tenable at the global level, but also unjust, unfair and blanket discrimination against elderly and experienced members of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

South West – Fire Consumes GBHS Kumba

[Cameroon Tribune] Meme (Kumba) The population of Kumba, Southwest Region, is yet to know the cause of the fire that ravaged the administrative block of Government Bilingual High School (GBHS) Kumba. The incident occurred barely 47days to school resump…

[Cameroon Tribune] Meme (Kumba) The population of Kumba, Southwest Region, is yet to know the cause of the fire that ravaged the administrative block of Government Bilingual High School (GBHS) Kumba. The incident occurred barely 47days to school resumption when preparations are gaining grounds in the country and Kumba in particular. According to the gate-man, we met on duty on July 19, the incident occurred in the night of 18 breaking 19 July.He disclosed that the two night watchmen working during the period of the incident

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon