Female Scorpions Prepare Return to the International Stage

[The Point] The Gambia Women’s National Team Head Coach Mariama Sowe has called up 36 players in her provisional squad to take on their counterparts from Cape Verde in a friendly match at home scheduled for the 26th August 2017.

[The Point] The Gambia Women's National Team Head Coach Mariama Sowe has called up 36 players in her provisional squad to take on their counterparts from Cape Verde in a friendly match at home scheduled for the 26th August 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Africa Day – It Is Time to Take Stock

[The Point] Yesterday, Africans in Africa and Diaspora Africans celebrated the 54th anniversary of the founding of the Organisation of African Unity that spearheaded decolonisation of the continent up to 2002, when it passed the baton to the African Un…

[The Point] Yesterday, Africans in Africa and Diaspora Africans celebrated the 54th anniversary of the founding of the Organisation of African Unity that spearheaded decolonisation of the continent up to 2002, when it passed the baton to the African Union which was given the special brief of bringing holistic independence.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

My Country, My Future – Gambia’s Top Young Entrepreneur Speaks to Ascend Students

[The Point] Ascend Together recently hosted a celebrity guest. One of Forbes’ 30 most influential African entrepreneurs under the age of 30, Momarr Taal is a rising star in The Gambia, having started a successful agriculture business, Tropingo Foods. M…

[The Point] Ascend Together recently hosted a celebrity guest. One of Forbes' 30 most influential African entrepreneurs under the age of 30, Momarr Taal is a rising star in The Gambia, having started a successful agriculture business, Tropingo Foods. Mr. Taal had a simple message for the young men and women in the Ascend program: you can make a life for yourself here in The Gambia, you don't need to go to Europe to make money.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Films On Gambia’s Political Impasse, Culture Premiered

[The Point] A film about the recent political impasse in The Gambia, and another one on traditional and cultural practices, dating back to the time of Kunta Kinteh, was premiered last Friday.

[The Point] A film about the recent political impasse in The Gambia, and another one on traditional and cultural practices, dating back to the time of Kunta Kinteh, was premiered last Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Jangjangbureh Area Council Holds Interface With Taxpayers

[The Point] The first ever interface meeting between partners of ActionAid and Jangjangbureh Area Council has ended with a series of recommendations aimed at making positive reforms to the council. The meeting, held in Kudang in the Central River Regio…

[The Point] The first ever interface meeting between partners of ActionAid and Jangjangbureh Area Council has ended with a series of recommendations aimed at making positive reforms to the council. The meeting, held in Kudang in the Central River Region on Thursday 18th May, brought together ActionAid partners, staff of Jangjangbureh Area council, the chiefs of Niamina East, Niamina West and Niamina Dankunku districts, ward councilors, alkalolu, religious and traditional leaders, women and youth leaders, VDC chairpers

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

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