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Thursday, 10-02-14, 9:45Denying People the Right to Commemorate Id Ul Adha As Their Conscience Dictate Constitutes Violation of Their Right to Religious Freedom[Foroyaa]As information reaches the Foroyaa Office indicating that some Muslim communities in the Gambia are preparing to pray on Saturday while others are aiming to pray on Sunday, it is important to draw the attention of the sovereign Gambian people that Governance is a contract based on a Constitution. Religious Rights are part of such a contract. read more...
Wednesday, 10-01-14, 15:22Jammeh Pardons Retired Colonel Samsideen Sarr[The Point]According to state TV GRTS, President Yahya Jammeh has pardoned retired colonel Samsideen Sarr. read more...
Wednesday, 10-01-14, 12:03W. Africa Ebola Crisis Hits Tourism, Compounds Hunger in Gambia[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Dakar -Pestilence, cyclical droughts and floods, and the West Africa Ebola crisis have pushed hunger to record levels in Gambia, where 200,000 people need urgent food assistance, the United Nations says. read more...
Tuesday, 09-30-14, 15:02Youth and Empowerment[Daily Observer]It is our philosophical position that man owes his claim of supremacy over other members of the living kingdom to his power of imagination. This he translates into action by means of some physical aids. These take the form of machines and a horde of other forms of equipment. In order to reach this point, however, he required specialised skills that have evolved over time. read more...
Tuesday, 09-30-14, 14:51Gambia Ranked 23rd in Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance[The Point]The Gambia has been ranked 23rd with a score of 51.6 in the 2014 Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG). read more...
Tuesday, 09-30-14, 9:49Beheading! Beheading! Beheading! Beheading! No to Punishment Without Crime Charge or Trial[Foroyaa]The beheading of US journalists, a British volunteer and a French Tourists by agents of a Caliphate which only exist in a state of clandestinity away from the public view has raised the question of international security, peace and justice. read more...
Monday, 09-29-14, 16:19Are They Paying Heed?[The Point]The Ministry of Trade Industry, Regional Integration and Employment on Thursday appealed to livestock dealers in the country to trim their prices on livestock, especially rams, toward the Muslim feast of Eid ul Adha commonly known as Tobaski. read more...
Monday, 09-29-14, 11:59Govt Pays 200 Ex-GPTC Staff Over D3 Million[Daily Observer]The Gambia Government on Friday made a severance payment of three million ninety thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine Dalasis seventy bututs (D3, 090,899.70) to about 200 ex-employees of the defunct Gambia Public Transport Corporation (GPTC). read more...
Monday, 09-29-14, 11:59UN Needs Reform[Daily Observer]As the president continuously argued, we herein add our voice again on this fundamental question with a plea for the reform of the UN system so as to make the world body relevant and credible enough to confront the current geopolitical troubles in the world today. read more...
Friday, 09-26-14, 15:57Unicef - 99.7 Percent Targeted Children Received First Dose of Polio Vaccine[Daily Observer]The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in The Gambia has disclosed that 99.7 percent of the targeted Gambian children were reached with the first of two doses of the polio vaccine as part of the recently concluded four-day nationwide polio immunization, according to the information obtained from its official website. read more...

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