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2014-08-27 Tourist Taxi Driver Discharged, Acquitted
[The Point]Ensa Saidy, a tourist taxi driver, charged with stealing from a motor vehicle, was on 25 August 2014, discharged and acquitted by Magistrate Bojang of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court.

2014-08-27 Globalization and Culture
[Daily Observer]Ramifications of globalisation in all aspects of human life across the world are visible, especially on our rich traditional and cultural norms and values. Our lives and ways of living are no longer what they used to be centuries ago, when people hardly travel beyond their immediate surroundings or settlements, contrary to the current trend as exhibited in mass migration both internal and external.

2014-08-27 Againc Global Development Group USA Conveys Stakeholders' Meeting
[The Point]AGUAINC Global Development Group USA, in collaboration with directorate of health promotion and education under the Ministry of Health, Friday organised a daylong forum to share sustainable and affordable plant-based waste water treatment technology with the National Water and Sanitation working group.

2014-08-27 Journalists Trained On PEP of Women in Governance and Leadership Position
[The Point]GAMCOTRAP on Saturday held a daylong training for journalists in promoting effective participation of women in governance and leadership positions.

2014-08-27 Bill Creates New National Oil Company
[The Point]A new national oil company called the Gambia National Petroleum Corporation, GNPC, which takes over the state-owned Gambia National Petroleum Company Limited has been created by law.

2014-08-27 Kotu Quarry Pro Seeks Support to Transform Pitch Into Mini Stadium
[The Point]Buba Jarjue, public relations officer (PRO), Kotu Quarry Youth and Sports Development Association, has called for sponsorship from the Government, NGOs, the private sector and every football lover to develop the community football ground into a mini stadium.

2014-08-27 Private Sector, Youth Reps Embrace Ifad Boss Visit
[The Point]Members of the private sector in The Gambia and youth organizations, as well as farmer organizations, civil society and community-based organizations have expressed appreciation to IFAD boss, Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze, for his two-day official visit to The Gambia recently.

2014-08-27 Watchman Testifies in Assault Case
[The Point]The second prosecution witness, Kebba Sonko, a watchman, recently testified in the common assault case involving one Saikou Jawneh, before Magistrate Bojang of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court.

2014-08-27 Giving the Law a Human Face
[The Point]We welcome the amendments to the country's main drug law, the Drug Control Act, 2003 as passed by the National Assembly meeting in Banjul this week.

2014-08-27 Savage a Game Short of Qualifying for Europa
[Foroyaa]Winger Demba Savage is a match shy of attaining his biggest career achievement -to qualify to Europa League group stage.

2014-08-27 Penalty Reduced for First-Time Cannabis Offenders
[The Point]The Drug Control (Amendment) Act, 2014 which amends the Drug Control Act, 2003 has been passed by the National Assembly meeting in Banjul.

2014-08-27 Chimo Claim Brikama Super Cup
[Foroyaa]Chimo United pipped Newtown to lay claims on Brikama's Super Cup which marked the official start of the BYSC's nawettan championship.

2014-08-27 Training for Gunjur Coaches Wraps Up
[The Point]A three-day coaching course for Nawetan coaches in Gunjur ended on Sunday at the Gunjur Nyamina Football Field.

2014-08-27 Lancaster Utd Held Digi Dambi in Banjul Nawetan
[The Point]Lancaster United on Sunday came from one nil down to share spoils with Digi Dambi FC in a thrilling encounter of the ongoing 2014-2015 Banjul Nawetan played at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium.

2014-08-27 The Midnight in My Life
[The Point]«The Lord watches over you - the Lord is your shade at your right hand; the sun will not harm you by day nor the moon by night. The Lord will keep you from all harm - he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore." (Psalm 121: 5-8)

2014-08-27 CAF Partially Lifts Gambia Football Ban
[The Point]The two-year suspension from all international football imposed on The Gambia by the Confederation of Football in Africa, CAF, has been partially lifted.

2014-08-27 Crr Regional Rapid Response Team On Ebola Update
[The Point]The Regional Health Team for Central River Region recently conducted one-day sensitization of stakeholders and Regional Rapid Response Team on the update of Ebola at a meeting held at the Governor's Bantaba in Janjanbureh Town CRR South.

2014-08-27 Defence to Make 'No Case' Submission in Journalists' Trial
[The Point]The defence counsel, Lamin Camara, in the trial of two journalists has told the Banjul magistrates' court that he intends to file a no-case-to-answer submission on behalf of his clients.

2014-08-27 Tomorrow Is D-Day for Babylon Alkalo and 13 Others
[The Point]The trial involving Babylon Alkalo, Lamin B. Jarju and 13 others is set for judgment on 28 August 2014, at the Brikama Magistrates' court before Magistrate Dayoh.

2014-08-27 Alleged Theft Case Heard
[The Point]The alleged theft case involving one Lamin Demba was recently heard before Magistrate Serending Sanneh of the Brikama Magistrates' Court.

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