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2015-08-31 A Silent Tragedy in the Sahel
[IFRC] Since the failure of last year's harvest, Lamanara Diallo faces a daily struggle to feed his family. The 67-year-old farmer living in the village of Sitouama in eastern Senegal, cannot remember the last time he went to bed without worrying what he was going to do the next day to feed his wife and his seven children.

2015-08-31 Wuli East Farmers Worry About Poor Groundnut Harvest
[Foroyaa] Abdoulie G. Dibba

2015-08-31 Ous Jallow to Miss Gambia for 'Family Reason'
[Foroyaa] Ousman Jallow has decided not to honour the invitation to play in Gambia's game against Cameroon citing 'family reason'.

2015-08-31 Sawaneh Offered Gambia Return - As Savoy Unveils Squad With Surprise Inclusions
[Foroyaa] Ibou Sawaneh has been offered a chance to return to international duty with Gambia.

2015-08-31 Health Ministry Launches SMC Campaign Ahead of Malaria Season
[Foroyaa] With support from the Catholic Relief Service (CRS), the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) under the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare on Wednesday, 26 August, 2015 launched a Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) campaign at a ceremony held at Wassu, in Central River Region North (CRR-N).

2015-08-31 Gambian Businesses Collapsing
[Foroyaa] How to help them to divest from water packaging and invest in other sectors

2015-08-31 Jalex Calls for More Support to Homegrown Music
[Foroyaa] Afromanding singer, Jalex, stressed that the Gambians need to lend more support to the musicians of the country to develop the music industry and enable them to be internationally-recognized.

2015-08-31 Omar Ready for African Games
[Foroyaa] Gambian track starlet Omar Jammeh has said he's ready for the All Africa Games.

2015-08-31 Gam Hip Hop New Debut Single Released 'We the Uprising Artistes Need Promotion' Says JLG
[Foroyaa] John Louis Gomez, alias JLG, is a Gambian hip hop artiste currently living in Brusubi Phase two. He was born and grown up in London Corner on 28 August 1994 and graduated in 2013 at Saint Augustine's High school in Banjul. He later proceeded to pursue a one year Diploma course on Peace and Conflict at the Management and Development Institute (MDI).

2015-08-31 Tabokoto Market Demolished, As Vendors Are Ordered to Relocate to Abuko
[Foroyaa] Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) has on Wednesday, 27 August, finally demolished the stalls at the Taboboto market along the Serekunda-Brikama Highway and ordered the vendors, who are mostly women, to relocate to Abuko market.

2015-08-31 Inferno Leaves Six Families Homeless in Banjul Victims Appeal for Assistance
[Foroyaa] Six households with more than 15 occupants in the capital city of Banjul were left homeless after a ravaging fire consumed their entire houses and belongings.

2015-08-28 Man Arrested for Sharing Picture of Prophet Mohammed On Facebook
[MFWA] Alhagie Mam Seye, a Gambian citizen, has been charged with "uttering words with intent to wound religious feelings" after he shared a picture of Prophet Mohammed on Facebook.

2015-08-28 Fair Enough but ...
[The Point] The Independent Electoral Commission's re-demarcation of big electoral constituencies is fair enough, as proper demarcation of the electoral constituencies not only guarantees fair elections, but would also ensure proper representation of the people.

2015-08-28 Gambia's Former Chief Justice Passes Away
[The Point] Gambia's former Chief Justice Abdou Karim Savage has passed away.

2015-08-28 Police Inspector Testifies in Breaking, Stealing Case
[The Point] The third prosecution witness (PW3), Inspector Omar Sonko, recently testified in the trial involving one Basiru Ceesay, charged with four counts of office-breaking, stealing and escaping from lawful custody, before Magistrate Kijera of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court.

2015-08-28 Turkish Delegation Holds Talks With Gambian Authorities On Health Project
[The Point] A delegation of experts from Turkey visited The Gambia from 23 to 27 August 2015, for meetings with the Gambian authorities within the framework of a project for the capacity development of the Faculty of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences of the University of The Gambia.

2015-08-28 Turkish Experts Target Gambia's Health Education Sector
[Daily Observer] A delegation of experts from the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), among other stakeholders visited The Gambia between August 23 and 27th, a press release from Turkey's Embassy in The Gambia said.

2015-08-28 Napoli, Koko Academy Secure Wins in West Knockout
[Daily Observer] Napoli FC was the surprised side to watch on Wednesday in the opening games of the Serrekunda West Knockout competition when they defeated Kanifing Layout 6-5 in a post-match penalty shoot-out following a 2-2 drew in regulation time.

2015-08-28 Gambia Unveils 24-Man Squad to Face Cameroon On September 6
[Daily Observer] Gambia Coach Raoul Savoy yesterday unveiled a strong 24-man squad to face Cameroon in the second Group M game of the 2017 Afcon qualifiers at Banjul's Independence Stadium on September 6.

2015-08-28 Canadian Singer Lucas Dipasquale to Perform At DJ Norie's Annual Event
[Daily Observer] Since Teenage Canadian singer Lucas DiPasquale remarkable acoustic mash-up of hits (Road Affi Tek On, Ravin and Only Man She Want) by Dancehall artist Popcaan became a viral sensation, the young budding stars has become a dancehall and reggae fan favorite.

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