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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.

Editors trained on environmental protection and mitigation

News editors from various media houses in the country on Saturday held a day-long training course on environmental protection and mitigation at Wellingara Model Horticultural Centre in Wellingara....

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Gambian blogger, Mamadou Edrisa Njie, writes about social media ‘success story’

If someone had told me that a few years ago that using the social media will one day land me in a job, I would have totally disagreed with that person, be it an expert, a researcher or a fortuneteller. In fact, this wasn’t because I didn’t know what social media was all about but mainly because I was ONLY passionately on Facebook to chart with friends with some that I don’t know.
Here I am, [I] have signed a six month-contract with one of the best IT Service Providers in The Gambia to be its “Social Media Administrator”.