Papa Gassama Billed for Al Ahly Vs Zanaco Champions League Clash

[Daily Observer] The 2016 Sports Journalists Association’s (SJAG) Sports Personality award winner Bakary Papa Gassama has been named by the Confederation of African Football as the referee to officiate Group D’s CAF Champions League match between Al Ah…

[Daily Observer] The 2016 Sports Journalists Association's (SJAG) Sports Personality award winner Bakary Papa Gassama has been named by the Confederation of African Football as the referee to officiate Group D's CAF Champions League match between Al Ahly and Zanaco.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Capacity Building Training for Agriculture Extension Workers Kicks Off in Jenoi

[Daily Observer] At least 40 agricultural extension workers drawn from across the country are currently attending a ten-day Training of Trainers (TOT) forum dubbed; ‘Farmer-Field School Principle, Concept and Application’ at the Rural Farmers Agricultu…

[Daily Observer] At least 40 agricultural extension workers drawn from across the country are currently attending a ten-day Training of Trainers (TOT) forum dubbed; 'Farmer-Field School Principle, Concept and Application' at the Rural Farmers Agriculture Training Centre in Jenoi, LRR.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Observer in-House Training

[Daily Observer] The management and staff of Observer Company Ltd, Publishers of the Daily Observer Newspaper, through the European Union-UNESCO Capacity Building project for media, commenced an intensive and extensive training of its staff, with the o…

[Daily Observer] The management and staff of Observer Company Ltd, Publishers of the Daily Observer Newspaper, through the European Union-UNESCO Capacity Building project for media, commenced an intensive and extensive training of its staff, with the objectives of bringing them on board what it takes to be successful professionally skilled, trained and qualified pen pushers second to none in the world of media.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

T Smallz, Phenomenal Gambian Star On the Path to Global Stardom

[Daily Observer] Ebrahim Suso aka Trobul Smallz no doubt is one of The Gambia’s astonishing reggae dancehall cum hip-hop stars in recent years. He was born on the 9th of August 1986 into the legendary griot family also known as ‘Jalis’ in Mandinka.

[Daily Observer] Ebrahim Suso aka Trobul Smallz no doubt is one of The Gambia's astonishing reggae dancehall cum hip-hop stars in recent years. He was born on the 9th of August 1986 into the legendary griot family also known as 'Jalis' in Mandinka.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambian Journalists React to World Press Freedom Day

[Daily Observer] Gambian Journalists across the country have expressed delight in the manner they celebrated this year’s World Press Freedom Day in the country compared to the previous years.

[Daily Observer] Gambian Journalists across the country have expressed delight in the manner they celebrated this year's World Press Freedom Day in the country compared to the previous years.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Banjul North Nam Tours EFST Hospital, Gambia High

[The Point] The National Assembly member for Banjul North and committee member on health at the National Assembly, Hon. Ousman Sillah, toured the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) and Gambia Senior Secondary School on Tuesday.

[The Point] The National Assembly member for Banjul North and committee member on health at the National Assembly, Hon. Ousman Sillah, toured the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) and Gambia Senior Secondary School on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Entertainment & Lifestyle – Yaws Creations to Celebrate Ten-Year Anniversary in Fashion Design

[The Point] Awa Konateh, CEO of Yaws Creation, is a young lady involved in the fashion industry since 2007, who inspires lifestyles in different ways and is on the verge of celebrating her 10th anniversary in business this year.

[The Point] Awa Konateh, CEO of Yaws Creation, is a young lady involved in the fashion industry since 2007, who inspires lifestyles in different ways and is on the verge of celebrating her 10th anniversary in business this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Banjul Utd, Fortune Lead Race for Topflight League Promotion

[The Point] Banjul United and Fortune are currently leading the race for promotion to the country’s top flight league next season after some stunning performance in the second tier.

[The Point] Banjul United and Fortune are currently leading the race for promotion to the country's top flight league next season after some stunning performance in the second tier.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Book Review – a Merciless Place: the Lost Story of Britain’s Convict Disaster in Africa,

[The Point] It is a rare pleasure to review a book that will appeal not only to the specialist in the field, but also to the general reader. A Merciless Place is such a book, a work of original scholarship that clearly indicates years of hard labour in…

[The Point] It is a rare pleasure to review a book that will appeal not only to the specialist in the field, but also to the general reader. A Merciless Place is such a book, a work of original scholarship that clearly indicates years of hard labour in the archives, and also a beautifully crafted literary endeavour, one that should attract anyone who appreciates excellent writing.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia