‘We Should Be Able to Stay in Cities Where We Work’

[GroundUp] “There are people who are being killed in Durban. There are people who are being ill-treated and their only crime is being poor, and that they want to stay in places that are closer to town,” said Thapelo Mohape from Abahlali baseMjondolo ba…

[GroundUp] "There are people who are being killed in Durban. There are people who are being ill-treated and their only crime is being poor, and that they want to stay in places that are closer to town," said Thapelo Mohape from Abahlali baseMjondolo based in KwaZulu Natal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Interior Minister to Mecca for Hajj Bismillahi Rahmani Rahim

[The Point] The Office of the Minister of the Interior wishes to inform the general public that the Honourable Minister has travelled to Saudi Arabia for the Hajj pilgrimage. The Honourable Minister is part of a strong government delegation joining Pre…

[The Point] The Office of the Minister of the Interior wishes to inform the general public that the Honourable Minister has travelled to Saudi Arabia for the Hajj pilgrimage. The Honourable Minister is part of a strong government delegation joining President Adama Barrow to Saudi Arabia to perform the hajj pilgrimage this year. Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and must be performed by every Muslim with the physical and financial means to do so - at least once in their lifetime.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Commission Takes Sabally, Njogu Bah to Task

[The Point] The commission of inquiry looking into the assets and financial transactions of former President Jammeh yesterday took Momodou Sabally, the former Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service, to task.

[The Point] The commission of inquiry looking into the assets and financial transactions of former President Jammeh yesterday took Momodou Sabally, the former Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service, to task.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Powpa-GPAL Coordinator Laments Impact of Climate Change

[The Point] Kawsu Jammeh, the coordinator of POWPA-GPAL Gambia protected area network and community livelihood project manager at the department of Parks and Wildlife, has said that climate change induced problems are affecting important bird destinati…

[The Point] Kawsu Jammeh, the coordinator of POWPA-GPAL Gambia protected area network and community livelihood project manager at the department of Parks and Wildlife, has said that climate change induced problems are affecting important bird destinations and impacting food security in the Central River Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Lamin Manneh Elected Gambia Powerlifting Association President

[The Point] Lamin Manneh was on Sunday 28 August 2017 elected unopposed president of the Gambia Powerlifting Association at the first general executive election held at Kanifing Municipal Council conference hall.

[The Point] Lamin Manneh was on Sunday 28 August 2017 elected unopposed president of the Gambia Powerlifting Association at the first general executive election held at Kanifing Municipal Council conference hall.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Sis Director ‘Received No Keys’

[The Point] Ousman Sowe, director general of State Intelligence Services, said he neither requested nor received any keys to the offices reported to be in custody of thousands of files covering 23 years of operations of the agency.

[The Point] Ousman Sowe, director general of State Intelligence Services, said he neither requested nor received any keys to the offices reported to be in custody of thousands of files covering 23 years of operations of the agency.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Lancaster Utd Stun Ajax On Penalties to Reach Banjul Nawetan League Final

[The Point] Lancaster United FC on Sunday defeated Ajax FC 5-4 on penalties, after the regulation time failed to produce a winner in the semifinal match played at the Banjul Mini Stadium to advance to the 2017 Banjul nawetan league final.

[The Point] Lancaster United FC on Sunday defeated Ajax FC 5-4 on penalties, after the regulation time failed to produce a winner in the semifinal match played at the Banjul Mini Stadium to advance to the 2017 Banjul nawetan league final.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

August Is the Worldwide Awareness About the Violence Against Children Are Gambian Children At Risk

[The Point] Child abuse or child maltreatment is physical, sexual, or psychological maltreatment or neglect of a child or children, especially by a parent or other caregiver. Child abuse may include any act or failure to act by a parent or other caregi…

[The Point] Child abuse or child maltreatment is physical, sexual, or psychological maltreatment or neglect of a child or children, especially by a parent or other caregiver. Child abuse may include any act or failure to act by a parent or other caregiver that results in actual or potential harm to a child, and can occur in a child's home, or in the organizations, schools or communities the child interacts with.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

No Stone Will Be Left Unturned – Central Bank Governor

[The Point] The Governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia has promised to collaborate with the Commission of Inquiry into Jammeh’s assets and finances by supplying it with information required about the operations of commercial banks in the country.

[The Point] The Governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia has promised to collaborate with the Commission of Inquiry into Jammeh's assets and finances by supplying it with information required about the operations of commercial banks in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia