Banjul Sports Committee Congress Set for Saturday

[The Point] The Banjul Sports Committee has announced that its congress will take place on Saturday 9 September 2016 at Muslim High School where delegates will have the opportunity to usher in officials of the executive committee.

[The Point] The Banjul Sports Committee has announced that its congress will take place on Saturday 9 September 2016 at Muslim High School where delegates will have the opportunity to usher in officials of the executive committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

For the Records – Ecomansa Research Trip to Mauritania ‘Successful’

[The Point] The research trip undertaken by the University of The Gambia Economic and Management Students’ Association (ECOMANSA) to Mauritania was a resounding success, the students said.

[The Point] The research trip undertaken by the University of The Gambia Economic and Management Students' Association (ECOMANSA) to Mauritania was a resounding success, the students said.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

Gambia Mourns With Sierra Leone

[The Point] A two-man delegation, comprising the Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, Honourable Demba Ali Jawo and the Director General of the State Intelligence Service (SIS), Mr Ousman Sowe, has just returned from a two-day visi…

[The Point] A two-man delegation, comprising the Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, Honourable Demba Ali Jawo and the Director General of the State Intelligence Service (SIS), Mr Ousman Sowe, has just returned from a two-day visit to Sierra Leone as special envoys of President Adama Barrow to deliver a special condolence message to President Ernest Bai Koroma on the recent natural calamity that befell the sister Republic of Sierra Leone.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

African Petroleum to Take Gambia to Court

[The Point] African Petroleum Corp plans to go to court to resolve its dispute with The Gambia, the Norwegian-listed company said on Monday, after the government stripped it of its rights to explore for oil in two offshore areas.

[The Point] African Petroleum Corp plans to go to court to resolve its dispute with The Gambia, the Norwegian-listed company said on Monday, after the government stripped it of its rights to explore for oil in two offshore areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

New Exams Scheme to Compete With AAT in Gambia

[The Point] The vice president of the Gambia Institute of Chartered Accountants has revealed that accountancy bodies of West Africa have jointly developed an examination scheme capable of competing with international schemes like the AAT and CAT in ter…

[The Point] The vice president of the Gambia Institute of Chartered Accountants has revealed that accountancy bodies of West Africa have jointly developed an examination scheme capable of competing with international schemes like the AAT and CAT in terms of quality, cost and relevance.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Four to Go On Trial Over U.S.$70,000

[New Era] Windhoek -A former employee in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry and his three co-accused are set to stand trial next year for allegedly defrauding the ministry and the Namibia Development Corporation (NDC) of more than N$900,000.

[New Era] Windhoek -A former employee in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry and his three co-accused are set to stand trial next year for allegedly defrauding the ministry and the Namibia Development Corporation (NDC) of more than N$900,000.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘Struggle Kids’ Hold Remembrance for Ndatipo

[New Era] Omuthiya -Scores of ‘struggle kids’ over a week ago unveiled a tombstone in remembrance and honour of their fellow ‘struggle kid’ the late Frieda Ndatipo, who was shot and killed by an unknown person on August, 27, 2014 when they held a demon…

[New Era] Omuthiya -Scores of 'struggle kids' over a week ago unveiled a tombstone in remembrance and honour of their fellow 'struggle kid' the late Frieda Ndatipo, who was shot and killed by an unknown person on August, 27, 2014 when they held a demonstration outside Swapo offices.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Most Food-insecure Year in the Country’s History – USAID

[USAID] USAID Administrator Mark Green visited the Republic of South Sudan September 1-2, and on Friday he met with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir in Juba. Administrator Green stressed the urgent need for President Kiir and his Government to both …

[USAID] USAID Administrator Mark Green visited the Republic of South Sudan September 1-2, and on Friday he met with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir in Juba. Administrator Green stressed the urgent need for President Kiir and his Government to both acknowledge and address the worsening humanitarian crisis in South Sudan. Six million people -- more than half the population -- are facing life-threatening hunger this year, the most food-insecure year in South Sudan's history.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Mother Hopeful as Parents Give DNA Samples

[Nation] Excuse me, have you seen my daughter?” Ms Clara Asiko cannot recall how many times she said those words on Saturday morning when news broke that there was a fire at one of the hostels in Moi Girls School, Nairobi.

[Nation] Excuse me, have you seen my daughter?" Ms Clara Asiko cannot recall how many times she said those words on Saturday morning when news broke that there was a fire at one of the hostels in Moi Girls School, Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Shock of Being Unable to Identify Inferno Victims – Father

[Nation] Mr Jack Ogello still hopes his firstborn daughter ran somewhere when fire broke out in a dorm at Moi Girls School, Nairobi, on Saturday morning and that she is not among the nine who died.

[Nation] Mr Jack Ogello still hopes his firstborn daughter ran somewhere when fire broke out in a dorm at Moi Girls School, Nairobi, on Saturday morning and that she is not among the nine who died.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya