October 01

  • Gambia: Global Hands On Ebola Health Campaign

    Daily Observer

    Global hands, a young Leicester-based social enterprise recently held a one day workshop sensitisation forum on "Ebola Health campaign," at the Gambia Family Planning Association... Read more »

  • Gambia: Gambia Tourism Board Warms-Up for 2014/2015 Winter Season

    Daily Observer

    The 2013/2014 Winter Tourism Season has been one of the most successful years of tourism industry in The Gambia, under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture (MoTC) that... Read more »

  • Gambia: Health Workers Review Maternal Deaths in LRR

    The Point

    The Lower River Regional Health Directorate of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Sunday held its maternal death audit in Mansakonko. Read more »

  • Gambia: Gambian Legal Year Begins Today

    Daily Observer

    The new legal year of The Gambian Judiciary for the period 2014/2015 will commence today, 1st October 2014 with all the superior courts throughout the country commencing sittings... Read more »

  • Gambia: EC Helps Families in Gambia Meet Their Food & Nutrition Needs

    The Point

    The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of €400, 000 (US$520, 000) from the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection... Read more »

  • Gambia: Health Care Providers Trained On MISP in Mansakonko

    Daily Observer

    The National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare last Friday held a two-day capacity-building training for... Read more »

  • Gambia: Banjul LOC Budgets 700.000 for 2014 NAYCONF

    Daily Observer

    The Banjul local organising committee (LOC) for the forthcoming National Youth Conference and Festival (NAYCONF) has budgeted D700, 000 for the December biennial youth convergence,... Read more »

  • Gambia: Foni Security Chiefs Task Village Heads to Be Vigilant

    Daily Observer

    Security chiefs in the Foni Bintang Karanai District comprising the police, drug squad and the immigration have appealed to the village heads to be vigilant and report any... Read more »

  • Gambia: High Cost of Rams Concerns Many Gambians

    Daily Observer

    As the countdown to the Muslim feast of Tobaski draws closer, the escalating price of rams becomes a concern for many in The Gambia, in fulfilling this important religious... Read more »

  • Gambia: 'Expectations High On GFF After Lifting of Gambia's Ban'

    The Point

    Honourable Alagie Sillah, former chairman of the Gambia Football Federation Normalisation Committee, has said that expectations would be very high on the new GFF Executive,... Read more »

  • Gambia: Shepherds Establish Committee in LRR

    The Point

    Shepherds and Livestock Owners Association of The Gambia has established anti-cattle rustling committee for Lower River Region at a meeting held at the office of the governor in... Read more »

  • Gambia: CAF Lifts Gambia's Ban

    The Point

    The two-year ban on participation in all continental football, imposed on The Gambia by the Confederation of African Football, CAF, has been lifted. Read more »

  • Gambia: DSF Hold Six-Nation Football League Awards Ceremony

    Daily Observer

    The Discovery Sports Foundation [DSF] on Saturday held its first ever six-nation football league award ceremony at the Tallinding Buffer Zone. The ceremony was graced by important... Read more »

  • Gambia: D-Day for Ex-PS Mambanyick Njie

    The Point

    Nearly two years into his legal tussle with the state, the former permanent secretary at the Ministry of Youths and Sports, Mambanyick Njie, will know his fate today, as the Banjul... Read more »

  • Gambia: Two in Court for Alleged Affray

    The Point

    Ebou Sanyang and Fatoumatta Ceesay were Tuesday arraigned before Magistrate Isatou Darboe of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court, charged with affray and wilful damage to property. Read more »

  • Gambia: Lamin Sports Committee Quashes 'Match Fixing' Allegation

    Daily Observer

    The president of the Lamin Sports Committee, Momodou Faal has in the strongest possible terms quashed allegations that his committee is involved in 'match fixing' practices. Read more »

  • Gambia: Issa Hayatou Assures Bajo of CAF Support

    The Point

    CAF President Issa Hayatou has assured new Gambia Football Federation President Lamin Kaba Bajo of the support of the Confederation of African Football in order to ensure he... Read more »

  • Gambia: Biological Records Centre Launched in Mansakonko

    Daily Observer

    The Wildlife and Conservation Trust (WCT) The Gambia, with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) - Small Grants Programme (SGP) of the United Nations Development... Read more »

  • Gambia: Son Allegedly Kills Mother in URR

    Daily Observer

    It was another sad moment for the people of Upper River Region (URR) on Monday evening after a son allegedly hit his own mother with a wooden pestle on the head, causing her... Read more »

  • Gambia: Welcome News

    The Point

    Information that the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has lifted the 2-year ban slapped on our country's national teams and clubs from participating in international... Read more »

  • Africa: CAF Confirms 'Exceptional' Lifting of Gambia's Ban

    Daily Observer

    The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed it has "exceptionally" decided to lift the two-year universal suspension it imposed on Gambia football, which decision was... Read more »

  • Gambia: Harmony Gambia Link Disburses Over D75, 000 to Sponsored Students

    Daily Observer

    Harmony Gambia Link Association, a non-governmental charity foundation recently disbursed over D75, 000 to twenty-five of its sponsored students in Makumbaya and Bafuloto Lower... Read more »

  • Gambia: Kaira Kunda to Entertain Bonto in Sunday's Kuloro Nawetaan Final

    Daily Observer

    Kaira Kunda Football Club will entertain Bonto in the finals of the Kuluro Nawetaan competition following respective semifinal wins over Qcell and Newtown football clubs last... Read more »

  • Gambia: Kaba Bajo Formally Takes Over As GFF President

    Daily Observer

    Lamin Kaba Bajo has formally taken over as the president of the Gambia Football Federation after the Normalisation Committee officially hands over to the new executive committee in... Read more »

  • Gambia: Book Titled 'Don't Waste Your Youth' Launched

    The Point

    A book titled "Don't Waste Your Youth" was recently launched at the Paradise Suites Hotel in Kololi. Read more »

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