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Friday, 07-25-14, 15:23Elite Fitness Gym Organizes Children's Celebrations Day After Koriteh[The Point]It has been a Month of fasting for Muslims in The Gambia and many things have been restricted during this special Holy Month! read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 13:25Illegal Logging[Daily Observer]The essence of trees towards making this planet a safe and better place fit for human survival has been hinted over and over in this paper and numerous other publications at both local and international level, especially those dealing with environment and conservation, protection and development. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 13:08A Call to Support Reporters Without Borders's Campaign[The Point]We associate ourselves with and expressed our strong support for the ongoing campaign byReporters Without Borders, which is asking you to "get involved" and sign its petition online entitled: "Mr. Sisi, free the Al-Jazeera journalists held in Egypt!" read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 15:59We Condemn Israel for Shooting At Al Jazeera's Gaza Bureau[The Point]Al Jazeera's press office has reported that "Al Jazeera's bureau in Gaza has come under fire". read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 13:29The Night of Power[Daily Observer]We wish to join the rest of the Islamic Ummah in the commemoration of Lailatul Qadr, an Arabic term meaning the 'Night of Power'; the most significant night in the month of Ramadan and the Islamic calendar in general. As we have been taught in Islamic religious literature, this is a night in which the process of the revelation of the holy Quran is revealed to the prophet. Even though the specific night is still a mystery, scholars have consented that the prophet has indicated that it is in the last ten day read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 10:10Babili Mansa - a Rare Breed Among African Leaders[Daily Observer]Accept it or not, The Gambia's rapid transformation into an enviable nation within the sub-region is as a result of a visionary and dynamic leadership that tasked itself 20 years ago to bring development to the doorsteps of the taxpayers, premised on the fact that all should have an equal share of the national cake.The captain for this fast floating boat has been President Jammeh, who continues to sail it despite the rough waves. read more...
Wednesday, 07-23-14, 17:58Still Moving On[Daily Observer]Yesterday marked the 20th anniversary of the July 22 revolution; a revolution that laid the foundation for an ambitious vision which has continued to trail all sectors of national development. 20 years on, the revolution is still moving on. It all started on the morning of Friday, 22nd July, 1994, a group of patriotic soldiers of the then Gambia National Army, led by a young Lt Yahya AJJ Jammeh, staged a bloodless revolution that changed the misdirected course of history. read more...
Wednesday, 07-23-14, 9:57Activists Call for Govt to Improve Human Rights Record[VOA]Activists across West Africa held protests Tuesday on the 20th anniversary of President Yahya Jammeh's seizure of power to raise awareness about what they call Gambia's "dire" human rights situation. Human rights groups are demanding the Gambian government put an end to alleged repression, torture and forced disappearances. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 17:5622nd July 1994 - 22nd July 2014 - 20 Years of Fear in Gambia[MFWA]On 22 July 1994, a group of military officers led by Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh overthrew President Dawda Jawara, who had been in power in Gambia since 1970. Yahya Jammeh, supported by the army, proclaimed himself President of the Republic and, over time, took direct control of the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Interior. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 9:31Agriculture & Development - Ghana Women Farmer Organisation Visits Gambian Farmers[The Point]Ghana women Farmers Network Organization (FONG) recently paid a five-day exchange visit to the National Coordinating Organization for Women Association the Gambia NACOFAG wing women. read more...

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