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2015-07-06 Jammeh Pardons 85 Prisoners
[The Point] President Yahya Jammeh has pardoned 85 prisoners in respect of the month of Ramadan, according to a statement aired by the state TV at the weekend.

2015-07-06 Compassionate Appeal for Jailed Gambian Lady in UK
[The Point] The Point has learnt that an urgent 'compassionate appeal' is currently ongoing for 'clemency for removal' of a Gambian lady who was recently arrested, detained and subsequently jailed for 'involvement in a planned sham marriage.'

2015-07-06 Five Agriculture Former Officials Case Transferred to the High Court, Remanded
[Daily Observer] Principal Magistrate Momodou S.M. Jallow of the Banjul Magistrates' Court, yesterday, 2nd July, 2015 transferred the Economics crime case involving the state against five former Agriculture officials to the High Court in Banjul.

2015-07-06 Support the Scorpions
[Daily Observer] We wish to add our voice to the all talked about July 4th decider in the CHAN qualifiers between The Gambia and Senegal by calling on all Gambians to come forward in our thousands to support our Scorpions so that they can secure the 2-0 victory needed for our qualification.

2015-07-06 To Forgive Is Divine
[The Point] His Excellency the President has once again extended his hand of forgiveness to prisoners in Gambian prisons.

2015-07-06 Ceesay On Multiple Identities of Traditional Colonial Chiefs
[Daily Observer] A Gambian Historian and Curator have extensively discussed the multiple identities of the traditional colonial chiefs at a conference held at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London.

2015-07-06 Gafna Holds Consultative Forum On Child Protection Assessment
[The Point] The Gambia Food and Nutrition and Association (GAFNA) on Thursday held a daylong stakeholders' consultation forum on child protection assessment for urban refugee children at its office in Kanifing.

2015-07-06 GTSC Commissions New Buses
[Daily Observer] The Gambia Transport Service Company (GTSC) launched five new Ashok Leyland buses for operations at its depot in Kanifing.

2015-07-06 Modou Jobe's Niary Tally Eye Senegalese Title
[Daily Observer] Gambian keeper Modou Jobe's Niary Tally said they will use all "sporting means" to ensure that the team has the firepower to cross the finishing line first as they entered the final two games of the season leading the Senegalese league by two points.

2015-07-06 Gambia Is Still Committed to the Fight Against Ebola - Njai
[Daily Observer] The director of Health Promotion and Education at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Momodou Njai has affirmed that The Gambia is still committed to the fight against Ebola.

2015-07-06 Ndoye Header Gives Teranga Lions Double Over Gambia
[CAF] Senegal beat neighbours Gambia 1-0 on Saturday in Bakau to complete a double in the Sene-Gambian derby and advance to the first round of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) Rwanda 2016 qualifiers.

2015-07-06 Senegalese National Arraigned for Alleged Stealing
[The Point] Louis Jatta, a Senegalese national, was on 2 July 2015, arraigned before Magistrate Colley of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court and charged with stealing.

2015-07-06 Bonu Says Defeat a Lesson for GFF
[The Point] Peter Bonu Johnson, head coach of the Gambia home-based national team, has said he hoped Gambia's elimination from the CHAN qualifiers in the hands of Senegal will serve as a lesson not just to him but also to the Gambia Football Federation (GFF), to know that one cannot prepare a team for weeks or a month and expect that team to deliver results.

2015-07-06 Foundation Extends Support to Bakau LBS, Health Centre
[The Point] One World Foundation for Development, a charitable organisation formed in The Gambia and has a branch in Holland, on Wednesday donated three brand new computers and a photocopier to Bakau Lower Basic School.

2015-07-06 Arrest Warrant for Theft Suspect
[The Point] The criminal trial involving one Yusupha Famanta Monday resumed at the Brikama Magistrates' Court before Magistrate Jaiteh.

2015-07-06 Mohamad Waliou Ndoye Fires Senegal to 2nd Round in Chan Qualifiers
[The Point] Striker Mohamad Waliou Ndoye's 7th minute strike has sent Senegal to the second round of the 2016 African Nations Championship CHAN qualifiers.

2015-07-06 'Gambians Need More of Turo Darboe'
[The Point] Hundreds of needy Gambians who converged at the office of the Vision Development Foundation, VDF, on a daily basis to collect their fast-breaking meal, have expressed gratitude and appreciation to the foundation's Chief Executive Officer, Modou Turo Darboe, for his benevolent gesture since the start of the holy month of Ramadan.

2015-07-06 Little Acorns School Holds Graduation
[The Point] Little Acorns Daycare, Nursery and Primary School on Saturday held its 3rd prize giving and graduation ceremony for Pre-Nursery and Nursery Three pupils at the school grounds in Pipeline.

2015-07-06 Activista, Adwac Organise Leadership Training for NBR Youth
[The Point] ACTIVISTA, a youth network of Action Aid International The Gambia, in partnership with the Agency for Development of Women and Children (ADWAC), recently organised a three-day training on leadership for youth in North Bank Region.

2015-07-06 Tango Launches 'Health Watch' Programme
[Daily Observer] It was another milestone achievement for The Association of Non-Governmental Organisation (TANGO) in collaboration with Public Health Research and Development Centre (CIAM) to launch a new initiative programme called 'Health Watch' yesterday.

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