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2016-05-27 On the President's Birthday - Let's Cherish and Honour
[Daily Observer] On Wednesday 25th May, 2016 our dear President, His Excellency Professor Jammeh clocked 51. The celebration, held at the serene home turf of the President in Kanilia, was exciting as it was exhilarating. Because amid the banter and the warm-hearted jokes cracked during the birthday bash, the life of a towering figure who is positively shaping our country was being celebrated.

2016-05-27 2016 League Triumph Delights GPA Coach
[Daily Observer] It is all about pride and celebration for GPA coach Alhagie Sarr and charges after they won the 2016 GFF domestic First Division League in a spectacular style ahead of second place Brikama United.

2016-05-26 Gambia-Senegal Border Reopens
[The Point] The Senegalese transport union on 24 May 2016 announced through the Senegalese media the reopening of the Gambia-Senegal border, which was closed since 15 February 2016.

2016-05-26 U.S.$5.7 Million Climate Change Project Launched in Crr
[Daily Observer] Crr -The Governor of the Central River Region, Alhaji Omar Khan, recently launched the Choso Climate Change project in Wassu, Niani District. The project dubbed 'Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP)', is meant to strengthen climate resilience and is a component of the Nema Project financed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development.

2016-05-26 On the Banjul+10 Summit and Africa Liberation Day -
[Daily Observer] This year The Gambia is taking the lead in shaping the future of Africa, as we celebrate African Liberation Day as Africans. The home of the African Youth Charter christened 'Banjul Youth Charter', The Gambia hosted young Africans from the A-Z (Algeria to Zimbabwe) of Africa for six days. The young African panjandrums organised, took part in many events, thrashing out the successes, constraints and future of the 'Banjul Youth Charter' ten years after it was agreed at a successful AU Summit organised in our

2016-05-26 Standard Chartered Trains 110 Girls At School Girls On Life Skills
[The Point] Standard Chartered Bank (Gambia) on Friday trained 110 school girls at Bakau Upper Basic School as part of its girls empowerment programme, dubbed 'Goal'.

2016-05-26 Ama Baldeh On Tour in Gambia
[The Point] Ama Baldeh, a Senegalese and a popular wrestler are currently embarking on a massive tour in The Gambia to contest on wrestling competition.

2016-05-26 The Point's Cassa Taal Retires
[The Point] Mr Taal was described by his colleagues as a very determined and committed partner during his tenure with the company.

2016-05-26 2014 Very Difficult Year for GTboard, Says Board Chairman
[The Point] Bakary Jammeh, chairman of The Gambia Tourism Board, has said that 2014 was a very difficult year for the Tourism Board and the entire industry.

2016-05-26 Aiuwa Students' Union New Executive Sworn-in
[Daily Observer] The American International University West Africa (AIUWA) Students' Union recently swore in their newly elected executive body at a ceremony held at the GTHI in Kanifing.

2016-05-26 Drivers and Commuters Rejoice As Senegal-Gambia Border Reopens
[Daily Observer] Drivers and commuters from both sides of the political and historical divide have commended the move by the authorities to re-open the borders on Tuesday morning after three months of blockade.

2016-05-25 Gambian Journalists Get Code of Conduct
[Foroyaa] The Gambia Press Union on Friday May 20 convened a stakeholders' forum at the Gambia Telecommunications and Multimedia Institute to validate a code of conduct for journalists in the country.

2016-05-25 Pa Dibba Coy On Contract Talks
[Foroyaa] Sundsvall goal assassin and Gambia international Pa Dibba this week dodged questions relating to his contract situation at Swedish club Sundsvall.

2016-05-25 Bakary Accepts Gambia Call
[Foroyaa] Gambia has been bolstered with the arrival of a new striker Bakary Njie who has accepted to play for the Scorpions.

2016-05-25 Interview With Halifa Sallah On President Jammeh's Tour "Peace and Violence Are Not Bred Through Lectures. They Are Nurtured Through Actions" Says Halifa Sallah - Pdois Presidential Candidate
[Foroyaa] Below is the exclusive interview this paper had with HALIFA SALLAH - the PDOIS' Presidential Candidate- on the current political situation in the country and the way forward:

2016-05-25 Families of Arrestees Search for Their Loved Ones
[Foroyaa] Reports are coming to Foroyaa indicating missing relatives who are believed to have been arrested on the 9 May 2016 and are now kept in unknown places in gross violation of section 19 of the Constitution.

2016-05-25 Lamin Marigo, Lamin Sey Missing Since 9 May
[Foroyaa] It is reported that Lamin Marigo and Lamin Sey, who are said to be close friends, have gone missing since their arrest by the security on Monday 9 May 2016.

2016-05-25 Interview With Amie Sillah-Sarr On Participation of Women in Politics
[Foroyaa] In this edition of Women and Development our guest is Amie Sillah Sarr. She will share her experiences and understanding of the State of women in Politics in the Country, what role women can play in politics; what possibilities there are for reform leading to a proportional representation; a way forward and whether or not the Gambia can emulate other countries to form a women's situation room during elections.

2016-05-25 Ports Grab First Title in Five Years
[Foroyaa] Gaffer Alagie Sarr had his wish fulfilled after winning Ports Authority Football Club GFF domestic title in five years.

2016-05-25 Life of the Rural People Rural Gambia At 50 Part Four Focus On Water
[Foroyaa] This Column is meant to monitor and report on issues that concern the people of the rural area in terms of how they are facilitating or hindering their development.

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