Gamcotrap Intensifies Community Outreach On FGM Laws in Nbr

[Daily Observer] The Gambia Committee on Harmful Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children (GAMCOTRAP) recently embarked on series of community outreach on thematic issues relating to Female Genital Mutilation Laws enacted in 2015.

[Daily Observer] The Gambia Committee on Harmful Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children (GAMCOTRAP) recently embarked on series of community outreach on thematic issues relating to Female Genital Mutilation Laws enacted in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Unfortunate Kanilai Incident

[Daily Observer] It’s rather very unfortunate for the alleged peaceful demonstration in Kanilai, ending with one death and nine others allegedly sustained injuries as a result of reactions from security personnel on ground, handling the matter.

[Daily Observer] It's rather very unfortunate for the alleged peaceful demonstration in Kanilai, ending with one death and nine others allegedly sustained injuries as a result of reactions from security personnel on ground, handling the matter.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

ANC, Others Commit to Violence-Free Elections

[Observer] Twenty-two (22) political parties that recently took part in the National Elections Commission (NEC)-organized Inter-Party Consultative Committee have pledged to support free, fair and non-violent elections at the October polls.

[Observer] Twenty-two (22) political parties that recently took part in the National Elections Commission (NEC)-organized Inter-Party Consultative Committee have pledged to support free, fair and non-violent elections at the October polls.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Israel to Invest U.S.$1 Billion in Solar Energy in Ecowas, U.S.$20 Million for Liberia

[Observer] On the verge of a four-day tour of East Africa in 2016, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu told his country’s media, “Israel returns to Africa, just as Africa is returning to Israel. In seizing the future, Israel is coming back to Af…

[Observer] On the verge of a four-day tour of East Africa in 2016, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu told his country's media, "Israel returns to Africa, just as Africa is returning to Israel. In seizing the future, Israel is coming back to Africa in more than a verbal way."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Mad Foundation Supports Bwiam Hospital, Schools

[The Point] Mad Foundation donated hospital, educational, sport materials among others to Bwiam General Hospital, St. Edwards Nursery, Lower, Upper Basic schools and Fatima Senior Secondary School last Thursday.

[The Point] Mad Foundation donated hospital, educational, sport materials among others to Bwiam General Hospital, St. Edwards Nursery, Lower, Upper Basic schools and Fatima Senior Secondary School last Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

After the Fall of African Dictatorships

[The Point] What happens to Africa after the mud walls of dictatorship come tumbling down and the palaces of illusion behind those walls vanish? Will Africa be like Humpty Dumpty who “had a great fall” and could not be put back together by “all the kin…

[The Point] What happens to Africa after the mud walls of dictatorship come tumbling down and the palaces of illusion behind those walls vanish? Will Africa be like Humpty Dumpty who "had a great fall" and could not be put back together by "all the king's horses and all the king's men"? What happens to the dictators?

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

MGI Mobicell Foundation ‘Quietly Touching’ Lives of Gambians

[The Point] Not much is known about the organisation’s benevolence, but MGI Mobicell Foundation has been positively touching the lives of many Gambians through its support to education, health, sports, disaster relief and women empowerment.

[The Point] Not much is known about the organisation's benevolence, but MGI Mobicell Foundation has been positively touching the lives of many Gambians through its support to education, health, sports, disaster relief and women empowerment.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia