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2017-03-01 Barrow 'Consolidating His Power' in the Gambia
[Deutsche Welle] In his drive to replace senior officials linked to his predecessor Yahya Jammeh, Gambian President Adama Barrow has sacked the head of the armed forces. DW talks to analyst Alex Vines about the new leader's strategy.

2017-03-01 'No Political Interference in the Civil And Public Service' - SG
[Foroyaa] Mr. Dawda Fadera, Secretary General and Head of Civil Service on Monday, 27th February informed that in the current dispensation, both the civil and public services would be given space and authority to operate without political affiliation.

2017-03-01 EU 3-Year School Curriculum Support Project Ends
[The Point] A three-year project funded by the European Union (EU) with five other international partners in The Gambia has phased out this year, 2017.

2017-03-01 SJAG Pending Agm Set for March 4
[The Point] The pending Annual General Meeting of the Sports Journalists' Association of The Gambia (SJAG) will take place on 4th March 2017 at the Gambia National Olympic Committee House, starting 10am.

2017-03-01 Home Affairs - the Surprising Benefits of Marrying Young
[The Point] Marriage has become a basic necessity of life. A person would feel he/she is complete, only when they get married. Some people get married at an early stage, while some marry a little later in life.

2017-03-01 Kebz Marong Notches in 1st Goal for New Club in Georgian Premier League
[The Point] Gambian striker Kebba Marong alias Kebz has netted his first goal for new club FC Imereti in the Georgia premier league after joining the club from Alazani FC.

2017-03-01 GCCI in for a Booming Trade Fair
[The Point] The Gambia Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Agriculture and Employers' Association (GCCI) is anticipating a booming trade fair this year, which is to commence on 15 April.

2017-03-01 Bar Members Urged to Accept Appointment As Superior Courts Judges
[The Point] Hassan B. Jallow, Chief Justice of The Gambia, has called on senior members of the Gambia Bar Association to accept appointment as judges of the Supreme Court of The Gambia.

2017-03-01 Good Morning Honorable Minister Responsible for the Environment Lamin B. Dibba
[The Point] Last Sunday morning I went to the Palma Rima beach to take a stroll on the beach to refresh my body and mind.

2017-03-01 Agua Gambia Ltd Aims to Improve Sanitation in Gambia
[The Point] "Agua Gambia Ltd is a company set-up to improve the sanitation and health of the Gambian people," said Bianca Griffith, managing director of the company.

2017-03-01 GRA Celebrates 'Outstanding Staff'
[The Point] Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) last Friday held its 9th Staff Award Night at a hotel in Kololi where 10 staffs were awarded with certificates and cash prices for their hard work, commitment, dedication and sacrifices to their work.

2017-03-01 The Role of Filmmaking in Defining Cultural Identity
[The Point] Of recent times in the Gambia, we have seen an encouraging rise of Gambian film makers producing films that reflect realisms of Gambian social and cultural life. Such a positive endeavour should be encouraged by the government, supported by all and sundry because of its potential impact in shaping our image and identity as a people. It shouldn't be competition oriented, rather it should serve as a platform that would accord film makers and the aspiring ones, the opportunity to interact, network and as well

2017-03-01 Anthology of Gambia's Political Transformation Launched
[The Point] 'The Long Road to Democracy in The Gambia', an anthology of the recent historical transformation of political power in The Gambia, was launched on 23 February at the Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute in Kanifing.

2017-03-01 24 APRC Supporters Granted Bail
[The Point] The 24 APRC supporters who were arrested at Kanfenda village were yesterday granted bail at the Brikama Magistrates' Court presided over by principal magistrate Omar Cham.

2017-03-01 Nams Amend Constitution, Elections Law
[The Point] Members of the National Assembly yesterday amended two bills, namely the 1997 Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2017 and the Elections (Amendment) Bill 2017.

2017-03-01 Marlborough's 34-Year Partnership With Gunjur in the Gambia Praised By the Newly Inaugurated President Barrow
[The Point] I am writing this from Marlborough's link community of Gunjur in The Gambia to which I have travelled to share with Gambian friends the return to democracy, peace and harmony after the election on December 1 of President Barrow.

2017-03-01 Abuko Utd Upset Brikama United in Women 1st Division League
[The Point] Abuko United on Saturday thrashed Brikama United 3-0 at the Father Gough Sports Complex in Manjai Kunda to keep their chances of winning the 2016-2017 Gambia Football Federation Women domestic division one league title.

2017-03-01 Palmamary School Embraces Annual Sports Day
[The Point] Palmamary School of Bundung Borehole in the Kanifing Municipality on Saturday held its Annual Sports Day at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium.

2017-03-01 KHG Sports Academy Demolish Misira Utd to Close Gap On Busumbala in Wc Regional 3rd Tier
[The Point] KHG Sports Football Academy on Sunday thrashed Misira United 3-0 in the week-six fixtures played at the Late Sanna Jatta Memorial Football Field in Lamin to close gap on group B leaders Busumbala Sanjonding in the 2016-2017 West Coast Regional third division league.

2017-03-01 A Serious Allegation That Needs Investigation
[Foroyaa] An ex-soldier purporting to be an eye witness has told Foroyaa that 13 senior soldiers were summarily executed and buried in a trench at the Yundum Barracks on 11 November 1994.

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