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2017-07-25 Govt Announces Robust Institutional & Constitutional Reforms
[Daily Observer] The President, His Excellency Adama Barrow has said that his government is ready to end the country's isolation and introduce robust institutional, electoral and constitutional reforms. He said these would be done in line with our new democratic principles that will respond to the realities of our time.

2017-07-26 President Barrow Addresses National Assembly
[Foroyaa] Gambian President, Adama Barrow, on Monday July 24th 2017, addressed the National Assembly on achievements, plans and challenges of his administration particularly on areas of security, education, agriculture etc. The address was his maiden one following his election in December, 2016.

2017-07-26 The President Addresses the Nation
[Foroyaa] The long expected address of the nation by the president has taken place. It is still a surprise why the national broadcaster continues to refer to this address as state opening of parliament. The end of the president's address also gives the same impression. This is why Foroyaa is focusing on this issue so that tradition will not take precedence over law.

2017-07-26 'Human Rights Must Not Be Considered a Favor,' Says Joe Bongay
[Foroyaa] Mr. Joe Bongay, the executive director of the Young Volunteers for the Environment, YVE, said Human Rights must not be considered a favour or luxury, but that every person is born with his or her rights; civil and political, such as the right to life, equality before the law and freedom of opinion and expression, freedom of peacefulassembly and association; economic, social and cultural rights, such as the right to work with equal pay for equal work, social security, health care and education; or collectiv

2017-07-26 Euro Clubs Scramble for Gambian Striker
[Foroyaa] Clubs from Holland, Austria and Switzerland are all battling to sign Germany-based Gambian Ousman Manneh, Foroyaa Sport can report.

2017-07-26 Flood Hits Jambar Sanneh Ward
[Foroyaa] The Jambar Sanneh Ward in Brikama North Constituency, has been hit by heavy floods from the heavy down pour of Friday, 21 July 2017.

2017-07-25 Prosecution Witness Cross-Examined in Soldier Trial
[The Point] Famara Kambi, the fifth prosecution witness in the case involving Babucarr Njie, a soldier who was found with a pistol at King Fahd Mosque in Banjul, was on 18 July 2017, cross-examined by the defence counsel, Sheriff Kumba Jobe.

2017-07-25 First Prosecution Witness Testifies in Obtaining By False Pretence
[Daily Observer] Mama Konteh, a resident of Fajikunda and a business woman last Thursday testified before Magistrate I.O Njie of the Brikama Magistrates' Court in an alleged attempted defraud case involving Lamin Kuyateh.

2017-07-26 District Tribunal Adjourns David Michael Gomez' Land Dispute Case
[Foroyaa] The Kombo South District Tribunal has adjourned the case of David Michael Gomez till Wednesday, July 26 2017, for hearing.

2017-07-26 Sampdoria Tighten Grip in Push for Colley's Signing
[Foroyaa] Serie A club Sampdoria has tightened its grip in their attempt to lure Gambian footballer Omar Colley.

2017-07-26 Two Lance Corporals Detained
[Foroyaa] Information has reached this medium that two members of the Gambia Armed Forces, GAF, in the persons of Lance Corporal Abba Badjie and Lance Corporal Dino Sanneh, were arrested and detained at the Fajara Barracks since the beginning of July 2017.The information further indicated that the two officers are part of the escort team for the Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, but couldn't establish the reason (s) for their detention.

2017-07-25 New Gambia Movement Donates 100 Thermometers to Serekunda Health Centre
[The Point] The New Gambia Movement, a civil society organisation aiming at assisting the Gambian people in aid, politics and civil rights education, on Saturday donated 100 digital thermometers to Serekunda Health Centre to help improve the healthcare system by providing basic screening facilities.

2017-07-25 Interior Minister to Meet Online Media Periodically
[The Point] The office of the Minister of the Interior wishes to announce that the Honourable Minister will periodically be meeting with new/online media to discuss issues pertaining to his work.

2017-07-25 Farato to Tussle With Batokunku in Kombo South District Tourney Final Sunday
[The Point] Farato are set to rub shoulders with Batokunku in the 2017 Berewuleng Football Club-sponsored Kombo South district football tournament final set for Sunday 30 July 2017, at the Sanyang Football Field.

2017-07-25 MRC Holds Community Sensitisation On TB Sequel Project
[The Point] Medical Research Council (MRC) unit The Gambia recently engaged community awareness creation forum on TB Sequel project at its head office in Fajara.

2017-07-25 Brikama Super Cup Final Plan for Saturday
[The Point] The 2017 Brikama Super Cup final is set for Saturday 30 July 2017, at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium at 4.30pm.

2017-07-25 Real Madrid Fans in Gunjur Celebrate Real Madrid Champions League, Laliga Glories
[The Point] Real Madrid fans in Gunjur, Kombo South District of the West Coast Region, on Sunday 23 July 2017 celebrated Real Madrid UEFA Champions league crown and La liga success, at Malla Bojang's compound in Gunjur Kulukochi.

2017-07-25 Free Trade Between Gambia, China
[The Point] Chinese products now have an unhindered access to the Gambian market with the free trade agreement signed by the governments in Banjul and Beijing.

2017-07-25 Swiss-Gam Solidarity Gives Cash Prizes to Outstanding Students of Sukuta Lower Basic School
[The Point] Swiss-Gam Solidarity, a charitable organization based in Switzerland, on Monday presented cash prizes to five outstanding students of Sukuta Lower Basic School ranging from grade 1 to 5 through the Sukuta Nema Youths Development Association.

2017-07-25 Renewable Energy Part of Our Plans, Says Energy Minister
[The Point] The minister of Energy, Hon. Fafa Sanyang, has highlighted renewable energy as part of government development plans to meet energy need and power supply in the country.

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