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2016-08-26 Rising Stars Africa Auditions Slated
[Daily Observer] Bangz Entertainment in partnership with The Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS) will host auditions for the much anticipated reality TV show dubbed, 'Rising Stars Africa Gambia Chapter'. The show is geared towards discovering and promoting amateur local talents of any type, by providing them a platform to showcase their hiding talents.

2016-08-25 Laliga's Osasuna Signs Gambian Striker
[Foroyaa] Laliga side CA Osasuna has added Gambian goal-getter Nuha Marong to their roster, Foroyaa Sport can authoritatively report.

2016-08-26 Book Review - the Masque of Africa, V.s Naipaul, Picador, 2010
[The Point] This is the latest book of Nobel Prize for Literature winner VS Naipaul, Trinidad born, England educated and author of more than a dozen other works of fiction and non-fiction. This book is a travel book. Here the perceptive author recounts his voyages of discovery through five African countries: Uganda, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Gabon and Ghana in 2009. His trip was motivated by his desire to discover the true African belief.

2016-08-26 Another Cleansing Exercise to Tidy Up Our Environment
[The Point] Tomorrow is another occasion for the regular National Cleansing Exercise.

2016-08-25 Sira Wally Ndow & Co Bail Application Set for Adoption of Briefs
[The Point] The Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Ogar Edward Eneji, a vacation judge, yesterday adjourned the bail application of Sira Wally Ndow-Njie, Momodou O.S. Badjie and Nuha Touray, for adoption of briefs.

2016-08-25 Sosseh Debuts for Swedesh Side Frej
[Foroyaa] Forward Alagie Sosseh has made his much-awaited maiden appearance for Swedish side IK Frej.

2016-08-25 Jabang Imam Still Incommunicado for 316 Days
[Foroyaa] Sheikh Omar Colley, the Imam of a mosque in Jabang Borehole, continues to be held incommunicado at Janjanbureh prison in the Central River Region (CRR) for 316 days without access to his family, a brother revealed to Foroyaa.

2016-08-25 When Will GRTS Live Up to Its Constitutional Mandate?
[Foroyaa] According to section 208 of the constitution, "All State owned newspapers, journals, radio and television shall afford fair opportunities and facilities for the presentation of divergent views and dissenting opinions."

2016-08-25 UN HR Commissioner 'Deplores' Death in Custody
[Foroyaa] A statement issued by C├ęcile Pouilly, spokesperson of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on 23 August 2016, has 'deplored' the death in custody of Ebrima Solo Krummah and called on the authorities to investigate the death in custody of both Sandeng and Krummah.

2016-08-25 Captain Ineligible for Cameroon Tie
[Foroyaa] Gambia will have to do without captain Omar Colley for the fixture against Cameroon next month.

2016-08-25 Legal Reforms On Physical, Humiliating Punishment of Children Needed
[Foroyaa] Antoinette Corr Jack, General Secretary, Gambia Teachers Union (GTU), has said that they are advocating for legal reforms towards the physical and humiliating punishment of children.

2016-08-25 Nacofag Elects a New President
[Foroyaa] In its 3rd National Congress held in the town of Farafenni, North Bank Region (NBR), the National Coordinating Organization of Farmers Association the Gambia (NACOFAG) elected a new president in person of Musa F. Sowe.

2016-08-25 Statement By UK Ambassador to the Gambia On the Reported Death of an Opposition Activist
[PR Newswire] London -UK Ambassador to The Gambia, Colin Crorkin MBE, issued a statement following the reported death of Ebrima Solo Krummah, a member of the UDP

2016-08-26 Gunjur Project Boosts Gambia College
[Daily Observer] Gunjur Project, a local organisaion in The Gambia recently presented a 40-foot container of relevant school materials to The Gambia College in Brikama. The items included chairs, tables, cupboard, and books.

2016-08-26 GAF Unveils New Coach
[Daily Observer] The Gambia Armed Forces Football Club on Thursday unveiled Ebou Jarra as its new head coach. His appointment came following the departure of Pierre Gomez, who left the club based on mutual consent.

2016-08-26 2016 Gabece Results Released
[Daily Observer] The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MOBSE) in a press release sent to Daily Observer revealed that the results of the 2016 Gambia Basic Education Certificate Examinations (GABECE) are out.

2016-08-26 Iyss 2016 Summer Camp Ends
[Daily Observer] A two-week International Youth Summer Camp organised by the Peace Ambassadors The Gambia recently came to an end at the Friendship Hostel in Bakau.

2016-08-26 Momadou Sajo Jallow Is New Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister
[The Point] President Yahya Jammeh has appointed Momadou Sajo Jallow as deputy Foreign Affairs minister, with effect from 23 August 2016, official sources said.

2016-08-26 On the Right to Vote
[The Point] The Media Agenda, through the support of the US Embassy in The Gambia, has rolled out a sensitization exercise of about 100 journalists from the electronic and print media, to equip them with the requisite knowledge and skills of informing and enlightening the public of their right to vote in elections.

2016-08-26 Bissau to Host ACA 10th Annual World Cashew Festival & Expo 2016
[The Point] Guinea-Bissau, the second largest producer of cashews on the continent, will this year host the Africa Cashew Alliance (ACA) 10th Annual World Cashew Festival & Expo 2016.

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