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

Jewish Community Will Remain Vigilant Following Thulsie Twins Revelations – SAJBD

[News24Wire] The Jewish community will continue to be vigilant following revelations that schools and some individuals were listed as targets in a court indictment against twin brothers Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie.

[News24Wire] The Jewish community will continue to be vigilant following revelations that schools and some individuals were listed as targets in a court indictment against twin brothers Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Calls for a Zuma-Free SA On Freedom Day

[News24Wire] Freedom Day on Thursday was marked by the jokes and jeering of a defiant President Jacob Zuma, as various detractors continued a chorus of calls for his political demise.

[News24Wire] Freedom Day on Thursday was marked by the jokes and jeering of a defiant President Jacob Zuma, as various detractors continued a chorus of calls for his political demise.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa