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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Swedish-born Gambian artist releases first video

Sulayman Sallah, Swedish-born Gambian released his first video single titled "Yesterday was yesterday".  Sulayman Sallah who is also known as Righteous D Affirmative is working with his "Team Celebrity", which is a combination of three different labels (Dopeboy, Mayty Gang, & Roots Manifest) to move music to another level.

Gambia Swimming Association to hold regional competition in Barra

Gambia Swimming Association will hold its 6th 3KM Regional Competition in Barra on Sunday 31st May 2015 in Barra, North Bank.
The competition will feature top male and female national swimming champions from North Bank Region and other regions.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Alert: Gambian journalist Saikou Ceesay allegedly faces death threat for criticising Ecowas term limit proposal

On the evening of Sunday, May 24, the managing editor of Gambia Affairs, the only Gambia-based online newspaper, Mr Saikou Ceesay, has received a telephone call from an anonymous caller, who allegedly threatened to send thugs to kill him.

Two hospitals, SOS Basse benefit from Nigeria ambassador’s largesse

Mrs Esther John Audu, Nigeria ambassador to The Gambia, recently donated assorted food and hygiene items to the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH), the Brikama Major Health Centre (BMHC), and the SOS Children’s Village in Basse.

Monday, May 25, 2015

International Education Summit Brings Global Education to Gambia

For the first stop on its 2015 TARGET trip, EDGE Institute is traveling to Banjul, The Gambia to conduct a six-day International Education Summit in partnership with Side-by-Side Organization The Gambia. The summit will feature three days of academic and practical skills training with secondary school students followed by three days of intensive teacher training.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

GNOC to stage awards night, sports jamboree

On June 23, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Movement will be celebrating its 66th Olympics Day.  According to statement from Olympic House, the celebration in The Gambia has now developed into much more than just a Day of Running.

Carayol ready to play international football for the Gambia

Middlesbrough winger Mustapha Carayol says it is the "right time" in his career to commit his international future to the Gambia.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Article 19 : Banjul, the capital of human rights violations

During its statement Statement at  56th ordinary session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights  on the situation of human rights and freedom of expression in the Gambia, ARTICLE 19’ discribed Banjul  as the capital of human rights violations.
Despite the resolutions and recommendations of your Commission, the Gambian government continues to systematically violate the most basic human rights of its citizens.

Commission urges Gambia to adopt information act

Pansy Tlakula
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has called on The Gambia to join the group of nations that have adopted the commission’s Freedom of Information Act which guarantees citizens absolute access to information.
The AU’s special rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information, Commissioner Pansy Tlakula gave the call yesterday at the Kairaba Beach Hotel where journalists, activists, and rights leaders converged to celebrate World Press Freedom Day.