Kanilai Protest – No Time for Blame Game

[The Point] In the aftermath of the riot in Kanilai on Friday which led to the death of one Haruna Jatta and several others sustaining injuries, views both on and off line were the polar opposite of each other, and most of them blaming one side or the …

[The Point] In the aftermath of the riot in Kanilai on Friday which led to the death of one Haruna Jatta and several others sustaining injuries, views both on and off line were the polar opposite of each other, and most of them blaming one side or the other.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Lamin King Colley’s Junior Tourney Heats Up

[The Point] Njies FC have defeated Fortune FC 1-0 in group B of the ongoing Lamin King Colley’s junior football tournament played at the Comium Park opposite Gunjur Car Park on Saturday.

[The Point] Njies FC have defeated Fortune FC 1-0 in group B of the ongoing Lamin King Colley's junior football tournament played at the Comium Park opposite Gunjur Car Park on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

NIA 9 Trial – Lawyer Gomez Not Opposing State Representation Team

[The Point] Lawyer Edward A. Gomez yesterday informed the High Court presided over by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara that he was not opposing the state in appointing special prosecutors in prosecuting the nine former NIA officials.

[The Point] Lawyer Edward A. Gomez yesterday informed the High Court presided over by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara that he was not opposing the state in appointing special prosecutors in prosecuting the nine former NIA officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Barrow Reaffirms Support for Civic Education

[The Point] President Adama Barrow has reaffirmed his support for civic education in The Gambia. Receiving a delegation from the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) in his office on Friday, President Barrow said the NCCE played a critical role …

[The Point] President Adama Barrow has reaffirmed his support for civic education in The Gambia. Receiving a delegation from the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) in his office on Friday, President Barrow said the NCCE played a critical role in educating the masses. "An enlightened people are an empowered people," he noted.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gcci President Calls for Tax Review

[The Point] The president of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has said there is a need for the new government to review the numerous taxes on businesses, noting that high taxation is inimical to private sector growth.

[The Point] The president of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has said there is a need for the new government to review the numerous taxes on businesses, noting that high taxation is inimical to private sector growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

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