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Sunday, September 14, 2014

SJAG elects new leadership

Sainabou Kujabi- Njie
Sainabou Kujabi-Njie has returned to office as president of the Sports Journalists Association of The Gambia, SJAG at a congress held Saturday at Television House, MDI Road...
Her new team include new names like Musa Sise as first vice president and Alieu Ceesay assistant secretary general and Namory Trawalley as treasurer. Also returned is secretary general Aboulie Bah and Aboulie Nget who is now assistant treasurer while Uthman Jeng   is second veep. Ida Bah, Rohey Bittaye, Baboucarr Sey and Modou Jallow are co-pted members.

MoYs drops controversial anti–press clause

After strong objections by the Sports Journalist Association of the Gambia (SJAG) backed by the Gambia Press Union (GPU), the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYs) has revoked a clause in the National Sports Bill that requires sports journalists to obtain licences from the National Sports Council (NSC).

Monday, September 1, 2014

Swansea City confirm the signing of striker Modou Barrow for an undisclosed fee

The youngster will link up with the Swans Under-21's and will go straight into the team to face Birmingham City this evening

Swansea City have confirmed the signing of striker Modou Barrow from Ostersunds FK for an undisclosed fee.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Gambia to compete in the 12th African Swimming Championship

The Gambia National Swimming Team will join other African countries to compete in the 12th African Swimming Championship to be staged in Dakar, Senegal next month.
The event will take place from September 22 to the 27 and it will mark only the second time that the Gambian team participated in a major international African championship after Zone 2 in Dakar in 2011.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Activist: 'Voluntary youth work can pioneer development'

Bakary Badjie, CPA
Bakary Badjie, programme officer, Child Protection Alliance, has said young people should do away with the idea that voluntary youth work is a waste of time, and rather see it as a societal activity that can pioneer development to individuals, nations as well as the world. Mr Badjie said this over the weekend while delivering a motivational statement during the Activista-Kanifing Municipality certificate presentation ceremony held at the Multipurpose Hall, KMC.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

AIPS Africa congress gets on track in Dakar

By Gustave Samnick, AIPS Africa Secretary General
DAKAR, March 19, 2014 - (Please scroll down for French) The AIPS Africa congress kicked off Tuesday with the Executive Committee meeting at the Hotel Savana in Dakar ahead of the official opening ceremony that will be officially opened by the Senegalese Minister of Sports Mbagnick Ndiaye.
The first day of the congress was dedicated to reviewing the activities of the Executive Board headed by Obi Mitchell since the election in April 2013 in Sochi in Russia.

Sports Minister Ndiaye and Lamine Diack open AIPS Africa Congress in Dakar


By Abdoulie Bah, AIPS Young Reporter - Gambia
DAKAR, March 19, 2014 - New strides in African Sports journalism received a fitting boost Wednesday in Dakar in a high-level opening ceremony from the host Sports Minister Mbagnick Ndiaye who highlighted AIPS Africa’s efforts to give the association fresh impetus.