New Germany Wins Late Wonto Memorial Football Tournament

[Daily Observer] The Churchill Town-based team, New Germany was on Saturday crowned champions of the Late Wonto Memorial Football Tournament final after beating Hans Academy 3-2 on post-match penalty shootout following a goalless stalemate in the regul…

[Daily Observer] The Churchill Town-based team, New Germany was on Saturday crowned champions of the Late Wonto Memorial Football Tournament final after beating Hans Academy 3-2 on post-match penalty shootout following a goalless stalemate in the regulation time.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Kanilai Riot – 13 People Arrested

[Daily Observer] Officers of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) have arrested 13 people at Kanilai, the home village of the former president Yahya Jammeh who allegedly participated in the peaceful demonstration on Friday 2th June 2017.

[Daily Observer] Officers of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) have arrested 13 people at Kanilai, the home village of the former president Yahya Jammeh who allegedly participated in the peaceful demonstration on Friday 2th June 2017.

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Pw2 Testifies in Drug Trial

[Daily Observer] Demba Jallow, narcotics officer attached at the Sibanor Drug Enforcemenr Office last Thursday testified as second prosecution witness in a drug trial against Musa Boyo and Kalilu Sillah before Magistrate Lamin E. Bittaye at the Sibanor…

[Daily Observer] Demba Jallow, narcotics officer attached at the Sibanor Drug Enforcemenr Office last Thursday testified as second prosecution witness in a drug trial against Musa Boyo and Kalilu Sillah before Magistrate Lamin E. Bittaye at the Sibanorr Narcotics Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Mad Foundation Extends Support to Bwiam Hospital, Schools

[Daily Observer] MAD Foundation, a U.K.-based charity recently extended benevolence in the form of hospital equipment, educational materials, sporting gears, among others, to Bwiam General Hospital, St. Edwards Nursery, Lower and Upper Basic schools as…

[Daily Observer] MAD Foundation, a U.K.-based charity recently extended benevolence in the form of hospital equipment, educational materials, sporting gears, among others, to Bwiam General Hospital, St. Edwards Nursery, Lower and Upper Basic schools as well as Fatima Senior Secondary School in the West Coast Region.

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Livestock Owners Expressed Concern Over Increasing Cross Border Theft

[Daily Observer] Ebrima Jallow, president of the National Livestock Owners Association (NLOA) has raised concern over the increasing theft cases affecting their livestock, mostly around The Gambia-Senegal borders, and called on the Agriculture minister…

[Daily Observer] Ebrima Jallow, president of the National Livestock Owners Association (NLOA) has raised concern over the increasing theft cases affecting their livestock, mostly around The Gambia-Senegal borders, and called on the Agriculture minister to help them arrest the situation.

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Ecomig Forces Allegedly Shoot Protesters, Kill One and Injure Nine At Kanilai

[Daily Observer] In what started as a peaceful demonstration at Kanilai, the home village of former President Yahya Jammeh by the communities of Foni in the West Coast Region (WCR) has turned violent, as over 9 protesters were allegedly shot by the ECO…

[Daily Observer] In what started as a peaceful demonstration at Kanilai, the home village of former President Yahya Jammeh by the communities of Foni in the West Coast Region (WCR) has turned violent, as over 9 protesters were allegedly shot by the ECOMIG Forces stationed at Kanilai.

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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.

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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.

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