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2016-06-24 Gambia Scoops Awards - WHO
[The Point] The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised the "world's most outstanding tobacco control champions for 2016" among whom The Gambia scooped two precious awards.

2016-06-24 TB Joshua Birthday Celebrated With the Disabled
[The Point] Emmanuel TV partners and viewers in The Gambia on Tuesday donated food items worth D75,000 to disabled people on wheelchairs at a ceremony held at Serrekunda West Mini Stadium.

2016-06-24 Precautionary Measures Needed - Yellow Fever a Current Threat
[The Point] While yellow fever has taken a new wave of scourge causing deaths, vaccine for the disease has depleted.

2016-06-24 NA Committee On Environment Visits NEA Project Site
[Daily Observer] The National Assembly (NA) Select Committee on Environment in collaboration with the National Environment Agency (NEA) Wednesday embarked on a nationwide tour of NEA projects in a bid to access first hand information.

2016-06-24 State Releases Baba Ceesay Ending Two Months Detention
[Foroyaa] He is one of the 13 people who were discharged at the Mansakonko high court as part of those being arraigned for their alleged participation in a protest at Westfield on 14 April 2016 which was led by Ebrima Solo Sandeng, the national organising secretary of the United Democratic Party, who is largely believed to be dead while in state custody.

2016-06-24 Gambia U-20 in Dakar for Friendly Against Senegal U-20 On Sunday
[The Point] The National U-20 team (Young Scorpions) yesterday travelled to Dakar, Senegal, for an international football friendly with their Senegalese counterparts ahead of the two countries' CAF U-20 Qualifiers.

2016-06-24 Man in Absentia Charged With Kidnapping, Abduction
[The Point] A man was on 23 June 2016 charged in absentia with kidnapping and abduction before magistrate Omar Cham of the Banjul Magistrates' Court.

2016-06-23 GNPC Scandal - 10 Charged With Economic Crime
[The Point] Ten people, who were working with the Ministry of Petroleum, staff of Gambia National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), members of the board of directors, Ministry of Finance and Office of the President, were yesterday arraigned at the Banjul Magistrates' Court and charged with economic crimes.

2016-06-24 Gambia U-20 Held By Real De Banjul in Friendly
[The Point] The Gambia National U-20 team on Wednesday were held to a 2-2 draw by Real De Banjul in a friendly match played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

2016-06-24 Gunjur Sports Committee Congress Set for Tomorrow
[The Point] Gunjur Sports Committee's annual congress is fixed for tomorrow, Saturday 25 June 2016, at the Gunjur Day Care Centre from 10a.m. onwards, as the Wet Season's biggest football carnival is fast approaching in the country.

2016-06-24 Man in Court for Allegedly Procuring Defilement of Child
[The Point] One Obi Clement was yesterday paraded before Justice Abi of the Mansakonko High Court, to answer to an allegation of procuring defilement of a child by threats or fraud or administering drugs, and five other counts.

2016-06-24 Darboe & Co Bail Appeal Adjourned for Ruling
[The Point] The Gambia Court of Appeal yesterday adjourned the bail appeal of lawyer Ousainou Darboe, leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP), and nineteen others, for ruling.

2016-06-24 Anti-Drug Agency to Commemorate Drug Day
[The Point] The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Wednesday briefed journalists on its commemoration of the forthcoming World Drug Day.

2016-06-24 Health Ministry Personnel Trained On Public Procurement
[The Point] The Gambia Public Procurement Authority (GPPA), through an EU funded project, recently concluded a two-day training for 25 staff of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare at the National Malaria Control Programme conference room.

2016-06-24 April 14 Alleged Protesters Case Set for Judgment
[The Point] The case of the April 14 alleged protesters before Justice Abi of the Mansakonko High Court, in the Lower River Region, has been set for judgment.

2016-06-24 Dr Momodou Sallah - Gambian Academic in UK
[Daily Observer] Dr Momodou Sallah is a senior lecturer at the Youth and Community Division of De Montfort University in the United Kingdom. He has over twenty years experience working with young people at local, national and international levels. He has published extensively in the field of youth work for young people centering on globalisation and intercultural understanding.

2016-06-24 Police Officer Testifies in Dangerous Driving Trial
[Daily Observer] Abdoulie Jonga, a police officer Wednesday testified in two counts charges of reckless and negligent act causing harm, and dangerous driving, against one Famara Bojang before Magistrate Manlafi Jarju of the Brikama Magistrates' Court.

2016-06-24 NBR Empretec Family Holds Quarterly Review Meeting
[Daily Observer] The North Bank Empretec Family recently held its 1st quarterly meeting to review and discuss some of the achievements made and challenges encountered over the year.

2016-06-24 Two More Police Officers Testify in Darboe & Co Trial
[Foroyaa] In the trial of Lawyer Ousainou Darboe, Party Leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) and 19 other supporters of his party, yesterday 21 June, 2016 two police officers testified as the tenth and eleven prosecution witnesses.

2016-06-24 Why Is Foroyaa Still Waiting for the Court Sitting of 27 June 2016 for Affirmation of the Whereabouts of Ebrima Solo Sandeng?
[Foroyaa] Why is Foroyaa still waiting for the court sitting of 27 June 2016 for affirmation of the whereabouts of Ebrima Solo Sandeng?

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