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2017-09-20 During Our Difficult Times, 'We Knew We Had Friends,' Says President Barrow
[UN News] Noting that the recent political crisis in Gambia had been a lesson that his compatriots will not easily forget, the Adama Barrow, the country's President underscored that Gambians made an irreversible choice to close a "dark chapter" in their history and embarked on a national agenda of reform and transformation.

2017-09-19 Rediscover Information - the Mandate of African Media to Global Audience
[The Point] A paper presented by Yaya B. Baldeh on the theme "Uplifting Africa's Status through Media" at a seminar, organised by the Centre for Africa Strategic Studies in Ankara, Turkey. The event was attended by academics and university students.

2017-09-19 UK Parliamentarians to Induct Gambian MPs
[The Point] UK Members of Parliament (MPs) and other officials will be inducting the new parliament of The Gambia in Banjul this week.

2017-09-19 Green-Up 1 Million Tree Initiative Launched
[The Point] Having successfully planted more than 10,000 trees across the country during the past year, Green-Up has launched its 1 Million tree initiative, a commitment to plant 1,000,000 trees within a year.

2017-09-19 President Barrow Attends Maiden UN General Assembly
[Foroyaa] The Gambian President Adama Barrow on Sunday departed Banjul to attend his maiden United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York.

2017-09-19 Three Former Governors, Ministers Face Commission
[The Point] Three former governors: Omar A. Khan, former governor of the Upper River Region, Sompo Ceesay of URR and Aminata Siffae Hydara of West Coast Region, yesterday appeared before the Commission of Inquiry that looks into the assets and financial transactions of former President Yahya Jammeh.

2017-09-19 'The National Assembly Does Not Work in Isolation' - Speaker
[Foroyaa] The speaker of the National Assembly, Mariam Jack Denton has said that as an arm of government, the national assembly does not work in isolation. Mariam Jack Denton was speaking on Friday 15th September 2016, during a press briefing on the 2017-2018 session of the National Assembly Oversight Committee, at the National Assembly complex in Banjul.

2017-09-19 MMA Fighting - Gambian Batters Opponent in Nine Seconds
[Foroyaa] A Gambian on Saturday had many gob smacked after he humiliated his opponent in just 9 seconds in an MMA duel.

2017-09-19 Detained Lieutenant Transferred
[Foroyaa] Lieutenant Abdoulie Jarju, a serving member of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), who was detained for nearly three months at the Guards Battalion in Fajara, has been transferred to another detention centre on Tuesday, 12th September 2017, around midday, military sources indicated to this medium. According to sources close to the detainee, Lt. Jarju was picked up from his detention cell by senior military police officers, who led him into a vehicle and escorted him to Yundum Barracks to continue his detention.

2017-09-19 We Are Going By Calendar, Says GFF Prexy
[The Point] Lamin Kabba Bajo, the president of the Gambia Football Federation has stated that the country's football governing body is going by its calendar.

2017-09-19 'Media Must Reconcile Gambia' - Minister Demba Ali Jawo
[The Point] Government, civil society and the Gambia Press Union (GPU) have adopted a unanimous position in calling for the media to put the public good first ahead of any other considerations, in a bid to promote "healing and reconciliation efforts in the 'New Gambia."

2017-09-19 When Will the Government Announce Their Reform of Local Government Administration?
[Foroyaa] The local government election is fast approaching and many potential candidates are busy moving around their wards and administrative areas. The Local Government Act in its present format needs to undergo serious amendment to bring it in line with the Constitution which stipulates local government authorities with a high degree of autonomy.

2017-09-19 Reliance Financial Service, Elixir Global Group Sign MOU
[The Point] Reliance Financial Service and Elixir Global Group last Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at a ceremony held at the Reliance Financial Service's main office, along Kairaba Avenue.

2017-09-19 Ashgabat On the Spotlight As 2017 Asian Games Open
[The Point] The opening ceremony of the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) has taken place in Turkmenistan's capital, Ashgabat.

2017-09-19 The Legacy Launches Leadership Clinic
[The Point] In its quest to shape and prepare the next generation of African leaders, The Legacy last Saturday officially launched the Leadership Clinic,at the American Corner, along Kairaba Avenue.

2017-09-19 Lions of Albreda Complete Toubakolong Nawetan Semi-Finals Lineup
[The Point] Lions of Albreda FC on 17 September 2017 beat Pakau Penku United 5-3 on post-match penalty shoot out to complete the line-up for the semi-finals of the Toubakolong Youth and Sports Development Association.

2017-09-19 Work Advances On Trans-Gambia Bridge
[Foroyaa] Work on the Trans-Gambia's bridge is in progress as most of the Concrete pillars that are to serve as the foot for the bridge, are near completion.

2017-09-19 What Will Be the Fate of the Niani Flood Victims When School Re-Opens?
[Foroyaa] Many victims of the recent flood in Niani District are now hosted in schools. But schools are to re-open on 25 September 2017 and if no solution is found before then either the pupils will be deprived of starting school on time or the victims may be asked to leave where they are being housed.

2017-09-19 Sanneh Is Horsens' Leading Scorer
[Foroyaa] Bubacarr Sanneh is Danish top tier AC Horsens' leading scorer. The 22-year-old defender is on three goals in nine league starts.

2017-09-19 GFF to Conduct Summer Camp for High School Students
[Foroyaa] A five-day summer camp will be staged by the technical unit of the GFF in partnership with Secondary Schools Football Association to harness the skills of high schools' students.

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