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Gambia , Saturday 23 September 2017

News Gambia: The Gambia consider quitting WAFU over officiating

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41225044
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

The Gambia Football Federation president Lamin Kabba Bajo says his country its future with WAFU The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) is considering its position within the West African Football Union (WAFU). The comments come after refereeing controversies ...

News Gambia: Gambia pledges to abolish death penalty

News channel or source: http://www.enca.com/africa/gambia-pledges-to-abolish-death-penalty
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

BANJUL – The Gambia has pledged to abolish the death penalty in a clean break with the former regime of Yahya Jammeh, giving activists hope that more African states will follow its example. President Adama Barrow, elected in December 2016, signed a UN ...

News Gambia: Gambia: The people who stood up to Yahya Jammeh

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/talktojazeera/inthefield/2017/09/gambia-people-stood-yahya-jammeh-170914093543378.html
Publication date: Friday 15 September 2017

On January 21, Yahya Jammeh boarded a plane at Banjul's international airport and left the country he had ruled for 22 years. He had refused to accept election defeat in December. West African heads of state set off on a marathon month-long negotiation ...

News Gambia: Gambia Turns to Private Maritime Policing

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/gambia-turns-private-maritime-policing/4027656.html
Publication date: Wednesday 13 September 2017

Gambia is negotiating deals with three private companies to crack down on rampant illegal fishing in its territorial waters, a senior official with the fisheries ministry told Reuters. Made possible by poor monitoring capacity and, in some cases, corrupt ...

News Gambia: Gambia hosts regional Africa Rice submit

News channel or source: http://thepoint.gm/africa/gambia/article/gambia-hosts-regional-africa-rice-submit
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

The Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Omar Jallow, has said that The Gambia is the founding member of Africa Rice, formerly known as WARDA. The Gambia has a very special and historical relationship with the centre as the country’s stable food is rice, which ...

News Gambia: Gambia hails Zim’s health sector

News channel or source: http://www.herald.co.zw/gambia-hails-zims-health-sector/
Publication date: Wednesday 13 September 2017

A Gambian delegation undergoing training on the results-based financing (RBF) project has hailed Zimbabwe’s health system as one of the best in Africa. Executive director, National Nutrition Agency and project coordinator for the RBF in The Gambia, Mr ...

News Gambia: Gambia: Gambia presents new national development plan at donor roundtable

News channel or source: http://www.panapress.com/Gambia--Gambia-presents-new-national-development-plan-at-donor-roundtable---3-630525441-0-lang2-index.html
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambian President, Adama Barrow, has disclosed that his country's new development blueprint will soon be presented at a donor roundtable planned for the country. "Our four-year National Development Plan (2018-2021) will be presented ...

News Gambia: Gambia: Former Nam, Military Personnel Appear Before Commission

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201709211088.html
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Borry Colley, former National Assembly Member for Foni Jarrol, and two military personnel, yesterday appeared before the Commission of Inquiry that looks into the assets and financial transactions of former President Yahya Jammeh. Testifying before the ...

News Gambia: China, Gambia agree to further parliamentary exchanges

News channel or source: http://english.sina.com/news/2017-09-18/detail-ifykynia8089782.shtml
Publication date: onday 18 September 2017

BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- China and Gambia on Monday agreed to further parliamentary exchanges and cooperation. China's top legislator Zhang Dejiang held talks with Speaker of the National Assembly of Gambia Mariam Jack Denton in Beijing. Zhang ...

News Gambia: EU states broke law by allowing fishing off Gambia, Equatorial Guinea -watchdog

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/gambiaNews/idAFL5N1LT3ZO
Publication date: uesday 12 September 2017

ABIDJAN, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Portugal, Spain, Greece and Italy broke European Union law by authorising vessels to fish in the territorial waters off Gambia and Equatorial Guinea, according to the findings of conservation group Oceana published on Tuesday.