Gambia Committed to Ending Open-Defecation

[The Point] The Director of Health Promotion and Education Unit at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Modou Njai, has said The Gambia is committed to ending open-defecation in the country.

[The Point] The Director of Health Promotion and Education Unit at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Modou Njai, has said The Gambia is committed to ending open-defecation in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Senegambians Living in European Countries Are Returning After Recession

[The Point] Senegambians living in European countries, hit hard by the recession a few years ago, are reportedly moving back following news that such countries are now, “Regaining economic strength and embarking on a positive campaign of job creation.”

[The Point] Senegambians living in European countries, hit hard by the recession a few years ago, are reportedly moving back following news that such countries are now, "Regaining economic strength and embarking on a positive campaign of job creation."

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Barrow Commends Ecowas for Dedication and Professionalism

[The Point] Gambian President Adama Barrow has praised the regional economic body, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for its continued success. Giving the vote of thanks on behalf of his colleagues at the conclusion of this weekend…

[The Point] Gambian President Adama Barrow has praised the regional economic body, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for its continued success. Giving the vote of thanks on behalf of his colleagues at the conclusion of this weekend's 51st Summit of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government in Monrovia, Liberia, President Barrow said ECOWAS owed its success to its dedication and professionalism.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Woman Accused of Insulting Mandinkas Explains Her Story

[The Point] Ida Beyai, a woman accused of insulting Mandinkas by an angry mob in a video posted on social media sites last week, has cleared the air about the incident that lead to the posting of the video.

[The Point] Ida Beyai, a woman accused of insulting Mandinkas by an angry mob in a video posted on social media sites last week, has cleared the air about the incident that lead to the posting of the video.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Fortune FC Slash Lions of Banjul to Join Banjul Utd in GFF 1st Division

[The Point] Fortune beat Lions of Banjul 4-2 on penalties, after a goalless draw in regulation time in the play-off final played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau to join Banjul in The Gambia Football Federation domestic division one league next sea…

[The Point] Fortune beat Lions of Banjul 4-2 on penalties, after a goalless draw in regulation time in the play-off final played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau to join Banjul in The Gambia Football Federation domestic division one league next season.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Save Us From Masqueraders Attack, Muslim Body Begs IG

[Daily Trust] Ado Ekiti -The umbrella body of Muslims in the country, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, has pleaded with the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to protect the lives and properties of Muslims in Ekiti state , especia…

[Daily Trust] Ado Ekiti -The umbrella body of Muslims in the country, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, has pleaded with the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to protect the lives and properties of Muslims in Ekiti state , especially, those in Ikun Ekiti from masquerades attack.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Western Cape ‘Prepares for the Worst’ As Major Storm Approaches

[News24Wire] The Western Cape Disaster Management centre has been activated and the South African National Defence Force has been placed on standby as the provincial government prepares for a major cold front approaching the province.

[News24Wire] The Western Cape Disaster Management centre has been activated and the South African National Defence Force has been placed on standby as the provincial government prepares for a major cold front approaching the province.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

9 Chinese Doctors Arrive in Gambia

[Daily Observer] In order to strengthen the bilateral relationship between The Gambia and the People’s Republic of China, the country on Friday received nine medical doctors from China.

[Daily Observer] In order to strengthen the bilateral relationship between The Gambia and the People's Republic of China, the country on Friday received nine medical doctors from China.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Teaching Maths, Science in Indigenous Languages

[Daily Trust] In a bid to actualise the teaching of some school subjects in Nigeria’s indigenous languages, the federal government on Tuesday May 30, 2017 constituted an inter-ministerial committee on the use of Nigerian languages to teach mathematics …

[Daily Trust] In a bid to actualise the teaching of some school subjects in Nigeria's indigenous languages, the federal government on Tuesday May 30, 2017 constituted an inter-ministerial committee on the use of Nigerian languages to teach mathematics and science in schools across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria