Ex-Hawks Defender Ceesay Switch Clubs in Finland

[Foroyaa] Alieu Mustapha Ceesay has transfer to another club in Scandinavia signing a season-long contract, Foroyaa Sport can report. A former Hawks Football Club centre-back, Ceesay will be in his second stint in Finland after choosing to ply his trad…

[Foroyaa] Alieu Mustapha Ceesay has transfer to another club in Scandinavia signing a season-long contract, Foroyaa Sport can report. A former Hawks Football Club centre-back, Ceesay will be in his second stint in Finland after choosing to ply his trade their last season.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Former Secretary General, PS Agriculture & Former Protocol to Zaineb Jammeh At Commission

[Foroyaa] Mr. Ousman Jammeh, former Secretary General and Minister of Energy and Petroleum and Mrs. Ada Gaye, former Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, who was also the former protocol to the former First Lady, Zainab Jammeh, yesterday…

[Foroyaa] Mr. Ousman Jammeh, former Secretary General and Minister of Energy and Petroleum and Mrs. Ada Gaye, former Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, who was also the former protocol to the former First Lady, Zainab Jammeh, yesterday appeared at the Janneh Commission of Enquiry.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Government Promises to Do Away With Draconian Laws Hindering Freedom of Journalists’ Pap Saine

[Foroyaa] Mr. Pap Saine, a veteran journalist and country representative of Global Journalist Association, reporter for RFS and a co-publisher of the Point Newspaper, said the Government of the Gambia promised to do away with the draconian laws hinderi…

[Foroyaa] Mr. Pap Saine, a veteran journalist and country representative of Global Journalist Association, reporter for RFS and a co-publisher of the Point Newspaper, said the Government of the Gambia promised to do away with the draconian laws hindering the freedom of journalists in the Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Liberian Champions Sign Trio Gambians

[Foroyaa] It’s early business for Liberian league and FA Cup champions Liscr Football Club after signing three Gambian players. The players were approached by Liscr’s Gambian coach Tapha Manneh who’s on holiday in Banjul.

[Foroyaa] It's early business for Liberian league and FA Cup champions Liscr Football Club after signing three Gambian players. The players were approached by Liscr's Gambian coach Tapha Manneh who's on holiday in Banjul.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Roots Homecoming Festival to Be Revitalised and Restructured

[Foroyaa] According to the Tourism Minister, the Roots Homecoming festival will be given a new shape and direction as his Ministry seeks to reform Tourism promotion by moving away from what he referred to as the PR approach, to more transparent and acc…

[Foroyaa] According to the Tourism Minister, the Roots Homecoming festival will be given a new shape and direction as his Ministry seeks to reform Tourism promotion by moving away from what he referred to as the PR approach, to more transparent and accountable approaches. His Ministry is yet to elaborate on the new approaches. Those who are interested in cultural Tourism should therefore engage the Ministry and prepare the ground for organising the structures and approaches for holding another Roots Homecoming festi

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ALSF Approves U.S.$465,000 Grant to Petroleum

[Foroyaa] The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), has approved 465,000 US Dollars Grant to the government of the Gambia, through the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, for capacity building processes in connection with the review of a model petroleum…

[Foroyaa] The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), has approved 465,000 US Dollars Grant to the government of the Gambia, through the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, for capacity building processes in connection with the review of a model petroleum exploration, production and licenses agreement, said the Director of Press at State House, in a press conference held on Thursday, the 12th October 2017.

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Former Mayor of Banjul Speaks to Journalists

[Foroyaa] The Former Mayor of Banjul, Pa Sallah Jeng, told the Local press yesterday, that he has returned home to join the political arena and run for the Mayoral Election in Banjul, as demanded by his supporters, sympathisers, friends and well-wishers.

[Foroyaa] The Former Mayor of Banjul, Pa Sallah Jeng, told the Local press yesterday, that he has returned home to join the political arena and run for the Mayoral Election in Banjul, as demanded by his supporters, sympathisers, friends and well-wishers.

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Military Personnel Cannot Be Detained for More Than 72 Hours Without Trial

[Foroyaa] Radio France International on Monday 9th October 2017, published an article were the Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure has been quoted as saying “it is true that in the Constitution we have this period of 72 hours witho…

[Foroyaa] Radio France International on Monday 9th October 2017, published an article were the Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure has been quoted as saying "it is true that in the Constitution we have this period of 72 hours without being brought before a judge. But there is also a specific Law for the Gambia Armed Forces Act and this 72-hours limit does not apply."

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Euro Africa Group Deny D18, 000,000 Compensation Agreement for GPA Land

[Foroyaa] Muhammed Bazzi, the Belgian-Lebanese business mogul and largest shareholder for Euro Africa Group, yesterday said that there was no agreement for his Company to compensate Gambia Ports Authority with the sum of D18,000,000.00 for allowing a f…

[Foroyaa] Muhammed Bazzi, the Belgian-Lebanese business mogul and largest shareholder for Euro Africa Group, yesterday said that there was no agreement for his Company to compensate Gambia Ports Authority with the sum of D18,000,000.00 for allowing a flour mill corporation to use GPA land. Mr. Bazzi made these and more statements while continuing his testimony before the Janneh Commission of Enquiry on Wednesday, 11th October 2017.

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‘National Assembly Vehicles Were Acquired From Philanthropists’ – Director of Press

[Foroyaa] The Director of Press and Public Relations at the Presidency, Amie Bojang-Sissoho, has told journalists that the 57 vehicles that were handed over to members of the National Assembly last month, were acquired from some philanthropists who do …

[Foroyaa] The Director of Press and Public Relations at the Presidency, Amie Bojang-Sissoho, has told journalists that the 57 vehicles that were handed over to members of the National Assembly last month, were acquired from some philanthropists who do not want to be named.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia