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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

ECOWAS dismisses Jammeh's complaint

Yaya Jammeh's compliant to ECOWAS on the Gambia - Senegal border closure that is now on its 12th week has been dismissed outright because Gambia's non-observance of existing conventions, protocols and bi-lateral agreements.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

CAF Fines Gambia for unsporting behavior

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has imposed a fine 5,000 USD on the Gambia for the ‘unsporting and offensive behavior’ of Gambian home fans during the Gambia VS Mauritania second leg qualifier played on Tuesday March 29th at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.


Senegal on Monday signed a defense agreement with the United States where Foreign Minister Ndiaye revealed the Gambia's request to meet.

Gambian and Senegalese authorities will meet in Dakar in the coming days to find a lasting solution to the border crisis which has been ongoing for the past three months,Senegal Foreign Minister Mankeur Ndiaye said on Monday. The Government of The Gambia officially wrote a letter to Senegalese authorities asking for another chance to discuss the languishing border issue. No specific date has been agreed upon by the parties to meet.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

GSA equips thirty officials

Ngetcell-Sports (The Gambia) The Gambia Swimming Association on Sunday 24th April, 2016 ended a three day open water technical training clinic for thirty swimming officials at the Gambia National Olympic house in Kanifing. 
The clinic instructed by Samuel Greetham, a member of the FINA open water swimming technical committee and director of British Swimming, was meant to offer technical proficiency and help develop best practices that can help the National Association to succeed. 

Thursday, April 21, 2016

WHO rep hails Gambia’s gains as World Malaria Day looms

Ngetcell-Banjul (The Gambia) Dr Charles Sagoe-Moses, the World Health Organisation representative in The Gambia, has said that there is a major decline in global Malaria cases and deaths since 2000 and that the progress was made possible through the massive expansion of effective tools to prevent and treat malaria, such as insecticide-treated mosquito nets, diagnostic treating and malaria medicines.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

SJAG unveils nominees for 7th National Sports Award

Ngetcell- Banjul- Sports (The Gambia) The Sports Journalists Association of the Gambia (SJAG) yesterday unveiled nominees for the National Sports Award at the Conference Hall of the Independence Stadium in Bakau.
Speaking at the unveiling Musa Sise the President SJAG and chairman of the Awards Commitee said: “It is a noble thing to honor people who have sacrificed for this country in the field of sports even when you might defer in view with them.

Monday, April 18, 2016

GPU Calls for release of embattled Journalist

Ngetcell - Banjul (The Gambia) In an open letter, the umbrella of journalist, Gambia Press Union call on the Attorney General and Minister of Justice to use the power vested on him to release embattled journalist Alhagie Ceesay who is in critical medical condition.