Sos-Gambia Conducts Bursary for 200 Students

[The Point] SOS-Gambia, a charitable foundation based in Denmark, in partnership with Foundation for Needy Gambia (FON-Gambia), is embarking on a two-week bursary payment for 200 students across The Gambia. The students comprise those from nursery to s…

[The Point] SOS-Gambia, a charitable foundation based in Denmark, in partnership with Foundation for Needy Gambia (FON-Gambia), is embarking on a two-week bursary payment for 200 students across The Gambia. The students comprise those from nursery to senior secondary school.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Administrators Responsible for Our Athletes, Teams’ Dismal Performances’

[The Point] Marcel Mendy, executive secretary of National Sports Council, has said the government and its partners spent colossal sums of money towards sports development but sadly, the achievements and successes are yet to be commensurate with the inv…

[The Point] Marcel Mendy, executive secretary of National Sports Council, has said the government and its partners spent colossal sums of money towards sports development but sadly, the achievements and successes are yet to be commensurate with the investments because all of us, particularly the administrators, have been largely responsible for the dismal performances of our athletes and national teams.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

African Commission Session Ends in Banjul

[The Point] The 59th Ordinary Session of the African Commission and the 28th Ordinary Session of the African Children’s Committee held under the theme: “Women’s Rights our collective responsibility,” ended on Friday at the Kairaba Beach Hotel.

[The Point] The 59th Ordinary Session of the African Commission and the 28th Ordinary Session of the African Children's Committee held under the theme: "Women's Rights our collective responsibility," ended on Friday at the Kairaba Beach Hotel.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Presidential Nomination Starts Today With Mamma Kandeh

[The Point] Presidential nominations start today with Mamma Kandeh, leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), whilst Dr Isatou Touray, who was scheduled for nomination on Tuesday 8 November, has withdrawn from the race.

[The Point] Presidential nominations start today with Mamma Kandeh, leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), whilst Dr Isatou Touray, who was scheduled for nomination on Tuesday 8 November, has withdrawn from the race.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Ecowas Youth Council Calls for Immediate Intervention On Trade, Integration Dispute Between Nigeria and Ghana

[The Point] The Economic Community of West African States Youth Council (ECOWAS-Youth Council) attention has been drawn to the most recent alleged regional trade dispute on currency impropriety amid relative to incendiary policy on business registry an…

[The Point] The Economic Community of West African States Youth Council (ECOWAS-Youth Council) attention has been drawn to the most recent alleged regional trade dispute on currency impropriety amid relative to incendiary policy on business registry and the infliction of price on resident's card to foreigners in ECOWAS regional areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Dr Touray Suspends Presidential Bid to Join the Coalition

[The Point] The independent presidential aspirant, Dr Isatou Touray, has suspended her presidential election campaign, as she withdraws her candidature for the 1st December 2016 presidential election in The Gambia.

[The Point] The independent presidential aspirant, Dr Isatou Touray, has suspended her presidential election campaign, as she withdraws her candidature for the 1st December 2016 presidential election in The Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Capi Will Be Dragged to Any Corner of This Building Without His Conscience’

[The Point] Lamin King Colley has claimed that he knows current GNOC president Dodou ‘Capi’ Joof will be dragged to any corner of the building ‘with or without his conscience’.

[The Point] Lamin King Colley has claimed that he knows current GNOC president Dodou 'Capi' Joof will be dragged to any corner of the building 'with or without his conscience'.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Agriculture & Development – Nacofag Holds Retreat to Reflect On Achievements, Challenges

[The Point] The management of the National Coordination of Farmer Organizations in The Gambia (NACOFAG) recently wrapped up a four-day annual retreat held in Senegambia.

[The Point] The management of the National Coordination of Farmer Organizations in The Gambia (NACOFAG) recently wrapped up a four-day annual retreat held in Senegambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Fatal Road Accident Takes 9 Lives

[The Point] A fatal road accident involving a passenger vehicle and a truck, which took place in the early hours of Friday 4 November 2016 between Tanji and Brufut, claimed 9 lives out of 12 passengers in the van.

[The Point] A fatal road accident involving a passenger vehicle and a truck, which took place in the early hours of Friday 4 November 2016 between Tanji and Brufut, claimed 9 lives out of 12 passengers in the van.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Dodou Joof Elected GNOC President

[The Point] Gambia Athletics Association president Dodou ‘Capi’ Joof was on Saturday 5 November 2016 elected as president of the Gambia National Olympics Committee.

[The Point] Gambia Athletics Association president Dodou 'Capi' Joof was on Saturday 5 November 2016 elected as president of the Gambia National Olympics Committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia