Fifth Prosecution Witness Testifies in Soldier’s Trial

[The Point] Famara Kambi, the fifth prosecution witness in the case involving Babucarr Njie, a soldier found with a gun at King Fahd Mosque in Banjul, testified on 19 June 2017 before Magistrate Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court.

[The Point] Famara Kambi, the fifth prosecution witness in the case involving Babucarr Njie, a soldier found with a gun at King Fahd Mosque in Banjul, testified on 19 June 2017 before Magistrate Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates' Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

We Stand Together #withrefugees

[The Point] As The Gambia joined the global community on 20 June in commemorating World Refugee Day, it is important to highlight the plight of about 8,000 refugees living in the country.

[The Point] As The Gambia joined the global community on 20 June in commemorating World Refugee Day, it is important to highlight the plight of about 8,000 refugees living in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

GPU Holds Training of Trainers On Freedom of Expression

[The Point] The Gambia Press Union is holding a 16-day training of trainers programme for civil society organisations, journalists and government communication officers on freedom of expression and human rights.

[The Point] The Gambia Press Union is holding a 16-day training of trainers programme for civil society organisations, journalists and government communication officers on freedom of expression and human rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

UTG Alumnus Steals the Show in Turkey

[The Point] The institution’s management may have been embroiled in some administrative bickering of late, but the students of the University of The Gambia (UTG) continue to excel in different areas of endeavour, professional and academic, around the w…

[The Point] The institution's management may have been embroiled in some administrative bickering of late, but the students of the University of The Gambia (UTG) continue to excel in different areas of endeavour, professional and academic, around the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Solution Bay Spirituality Movement Donates Food Items to Jeshwang Prison

[The Point] Solution Bay Spirituality, a secular movement in The Gambia, over the weekend donated bags of rice, cooking oil and tomato paste to Jeshwang Prison Service.

[The Point] Solution Bay Spirituality, a secular movement in The Gambia, over the weekend donated bags of rice, cooking oil and tomato paste to Jeshwang Prison Service.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

TGA Wins 10,000 Euros Grant On FGM, Child Marriage

[The Point] The Girls Agenda (TGA) has recently convened a press briefing to inform the public of the grant they won from Amplify Change to the tune of 10,000 Euros to implement a project on FGM and Child marriage in the West Coast Region.

[The Point] The Girls Agenda (TGA) has recently convened a press briefing to inform the public of the grant they won from Amplify Change to the tune of 10,000 Euros to implement a project on FGM and Child marriage in the West Coast Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

8,000 Refugees in Gambia

[The Point] The Gambia is playing host to about 8,000 refugees fleeing instability in some African countries, particularly West Africa, statistics from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Banjul has indicated.

[The Point] The Gambia is playing host to about 8,000 refugees fleeing instability in some African countries, particularly West Africa, statistics from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Banjul has indicated.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

ADWAC, AAITG Hold Stakeholders Interface On Promoting Social Accountability

[The Point] The Agency for the Development of Women and Children (ADWAC) in partnership with Local Rights Program 9 of Upper Nuimi, recently organised a two-day community interface with duty bearers and rights holders on programmes and activities imple…

[The Point] The Agency for the Development of Women and Children (ADWAC) in partnership with Local Rights Program 9 of Upper Nuimi, recently organised a two-day community interface with duty bearers and rights holders on programmes and activities implemented by NGOs and institutions in Upper Nuimi.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia