FJC – Govt Should Assist Women to Contest Election

[The Point] Dr Fatoumatta Jahumpa-Ceesay (FJC), a former Speaker of the National Assembly, has called on the Gambia government to assist capable women to contest in the upcoming National Assembly election, slated for 6 April 2017.

[The Point] Dr Fatoumatta Jahumpa-Ceesay (FJC), a former Speaker of the National Assembly, has called on the Gambia government to assist capable women to contest in the upcoming National Assembly election, slated for 6 April 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Why We Need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission

[The Point] It is hard to contemplate but should by no means be dismissed out of hand that wherever he is, Yahya Jammeh is nursing hopes of making some kind of triumphant return to The Gambia. He must be scheming and plotting and exploring just how he …

[The Point] It is hard to contemplate but should by no means be dismissed out of hand that wherever he is, Yahya Jammeh is nursing hopes of making some kind of triumphant return to The Gambia. He must be scheming and plotting and exploring just how he could use whatever financial muscle and local human capital he has to return to Banjul, even to State House so he can teach Gambians a lesson they would never forget. Some of us would think that this is too far-fetched to merit serious consideration. But in my humble opi

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Message On International Women’s Day By UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, New York, 8th March 2017

[The Point] Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and girls are being reduced, restricted and reversed.

[The Point] Women's rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and girls are being reduced, restricted and reversed.

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Gambians in Minnesota Celebrate Country’s 52ndindependence Anniversary in Grand Minnesota Style

[The Point] Gambians in Minnesota turned out in their large numbers last Saturday March 4th to mark the country’s 52NDIndependenceAnniversarycelebrations.

[The Point] Gambians in Minnesota turned out in their large numbers last Saturday March 4th to mark the country's 52NDIndependenceAnniversarycelebrations.

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Police Officer Testifies in Trial of Soldier Found With Pistol At King Fahd Mosque

[The Point] Jally Senghore, a police officer, yesterday testified before magistrate Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court in the case involving Babucarr Njie, a soldier, who was found with a pistol at the King Fahd Mosque.

[The Point] Jally Senghore, a police officer, yesterday testified before magistrate Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates' Court in the case involving Babucarr Njie, a soldier, who was found with a pistol at the King Fahd Mosque.

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Reliance Financial Services FC Steer to Gunjur Nawettan League Semis

[The Point] Reliance Financial Services FC are through to the semifinal of the 2016 Green Vision Real Estate Company Limited-sponsored pending Gunjur Nawettan league, according to news emanating from Gunjur Sports Committee.

[The Point] Reliance Financial Services FC are through to the semifinal of the 2016 Green Vision Real Estate Company Limited-sponsored pending Gunjur Nawettan league, according to news emanating from Gunjur Sports Committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Bombada Tear GPA League Title Aspirations

[The Point] Bombada on Saturday dashed Gambia Ports Authority’s 2016-2017 league title aspirations after losing to Brikama-based outfit at the capital’s biggest football arena.

[The Point] Bombada on Saturday dashed Gambia Ports Authority's 2016-2017 league title aspirations after losing to Brikama-based outfit at the capital's biggest football arena.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Hunter Charged With Murder

[The Point] Samsideen Jatta, a 70-year-old hunter, was yesterday paraded before magistrate Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court and charged with murder.

[The Point] Samsideen Jatta, a 70-year-old hunter, was yesterday paraded before magistrate Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates' Court and charged with murder.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Helsingnor Little School Donates to Kuntaur Upper Basic School

[The Point] Kuntaur Upper Basic School in the Central River Region north recently received some donation of learning and teaching materials from Helsingnor Little School based in Denmark.

[The Point] Kuntaur Upper Basic School in the Central River Region north recently received some donation of learning and teaching materials from Helsingnor Little School based in Denmark.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia