APRC Election Petitions Withdrawn

[The Point] The election petitions filed by the former ruling APRC party have been withdrawn from the Supreme Court on Wednesday, following the court’s approval of the withdrawal application.

[The Point] The election petitions filed by the former ruling APRC party have been withdrawn from the Supreme Court on Wednesday, following the court's approval of the withdrawal application.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambling Resumes in Full Force

[The Point] After more than two years, gambling is finally back in The Gambia as casinos, lotteries and betting centres have resumed operations in full force and are usually jam-packed with people trying their luck.

[The Point] After more than two years, gambling is finally back in The Gambia as casinos, lotteries and betting centres have resumed operations in full force and are usually jam-packed with people trying their luck.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Jazz Appreciation – Ornette Coleman: Freedom and the Free Jazz Movement

[The Point] and turns, and it will be impossible to comprehend the emergence of the Free Jazz Movement without understanding how it fed on a powerful cultural shift in American society during that period.

[The Point] and turns, and it will be impossible to comprehend the emergence of the Free Jazz Movement without understanding how it fed on a powerful cultural shift in American society during that period.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Seven Farato Youths Arrested, Charged

[The Point] The police have arrested seven youths in Farato and took them to Brikama Magistrates’ Court where they were charged with willful damage of properties, assaulting police officers while on lawful duties, incitement of violence, and riotously …

[The Point] The police have arrested seven youths in Farato and took them to Brikama Magistrates' Court where they were charged with willful damage of properties, assaulting police officers while on lawful duties, incitement of violence, and riotously destroying machinery.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Ex-Deputy IGP Reinstated, At Lower Rank

[The Point] Modou Gaye, former Deputy Inspector General of Police, reported to work on Wednesday following his reinstatement but not in the same position he was occupying before his dismissal following his alleged involvement in a plot to overthrow for…

[The Point] Modou Gaye, former Deputy Inspector General of Police, reported to work on Wednesday following his reinstatement but not in the same position he was occupying before his dismissal following his alleged involvement in a plot to overthrow former President Yahya Jammeh.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambia Awaits the Return of Black Thunder

[The Point] Music fans across The Gambia are waiting for the return of Black Thunder, a Switzerland-based Gambian reggae dancehall artist making waves both at home and abroad.

[The Point] Music fans across The Gambia are waiting for the return of Black Thunder, a Switzerland-based Gambian reggae dancehall artist making waves both at home and abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Senegambians in UK Prepares for Ramadan

[The Point] SeneGambian Muslims across Europe are getting ready for the forthcoming Ramadan as religious leaders organise meetings and conferences to highlight the great significance and value of fasting the holy month.

[The Point] SeneGambian Muslims across Europe are getting ready for the forthcoming Ramadan as religious leaders organise meetings and conferences to highlight the great significance and value of fasting the holy month.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Blue Star Dash Bk Milan Top Flight Play-Off Chance

[The Point] Blue Star have dashed BK Milan’s top flight play-off hopes after beating the Bakau-based outfit 1-0 in the week twenty-fixtures played at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium on Tuesday.

[The Point] Blue Star have dashed BK Milan's top flight play-off hopes after beating the Bakau-based outfit 1-0 in the week twenty-fixtures played at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

I Won’t Spare Corrupt Officials – Prez

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated unequivocally that he will not shield any public official found to be engaged in acts of corruption or malfeasance, but will ensure that the laws of the land ar…

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated unequivocally that he will not shield any public official found to be engaged in acts of corruption or malfeasance, but will ensure that the laws of the land are applied fully, without fear or favour.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Seize Assets of State Thieves – MFWA Tells Govt

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah, has called on the government to deal mercilessly with those who have looted state coffers and also confiscate their assets.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah, has called on the government to deal mercilessly with those who have looted state coffers and also confiscate their assets.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana