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Yale Young African Scholars Program 2019 – Apply Now

The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is an intensive academic and enrichment program designed for African secondary school students planning to pursue tertiary education and who wish to make meaningful impact as young leaders on the continent. Participants will enhance their academic skills, receive university admission and financial aid application guidance, and join a […]

Barriers To Justice In The Gambia

Aside from the limited provision of state-funded legal aid, a large number of Gambians have no access to the proper legal advice and representation needed to access the Gambian judicial system. The main barriers to accessing the justice system in The Gaambia incude the folowing: the high costs associated with legal proceedings, including court filing […]

Land & Property Laws In The Gambia

We may provide legal aid if you have been illegally forced out of your property or rented accommodation. We also help with other cases related to the ownership of property. For example: You have been evicted without a court order or notice. You have cancelled your lease agreement and your landlord refuses to pay back […]

Literacy Grants & Funding For Gambian NGOs

Across the world, there are currently 114 million young people lacking literacy skills. The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation Literacy Fund is open for applications and  proposals from organisations working or based in Sub-Saharan Africa, undertaking projects to increase literacy levels in young people. Schools, colleges, and educational organisations in The Gambia are invited to apply for […]

Work & Employment Laws In The Gambia

Are there issues between you and co-workers or management at work? Conflicts at work can take many forms. It might be another person with a grievance against you, a problem between you and a manager or a conflict between you and another co-workers. For example: You have been fired from your work without any procedure […]

Pro Bono Lawyers & Legal Aid In The Gambia, West Africa

Gambia Legal Support (GLS) provides professional pro bono legal advice and representation to those who can’t afford it. We are here to offer free legal support to as many poor people in Gambia as possible, including vulnerable groups such as women, children and the rural poor. We believe that we can use our legal expertise […]

Kenya Law partners with Kenyatta University School of Law

Kenya Law partnered with Kenyatta University School of Law to realize the 3rd All Kenyan Moot Court Competition  Kenya Law offered the expertise of two senior Law reporters Ms. Linda Awuor and Ms. Njeri Githanga to be judges at the Moot Court. Kenya Law also donated copies of the Supreme Court Case Digest, pocket size […]

Ghana School of Law quota system branded unfair

Two Professors have called for an end to a quota system at the Ghana School of Law (GSL), which limits the number of entrants into the school to 250. Legal scholars Prof. Stephen Kwaku Asare and Prof. H. Kwasi Prempeh took to Facebook Thursday to argue that with over 1000 law students graduating from various […]

Nigerian Law School Results

The Council of Legal Education, which is the body in charge of the Nigerian Law School, has announced that out of the 2,852 regular students who sat for its May 2015 Bar Final Examinations, only four of them came out with First Class honours. It gave the names of the four candidates as Fatima Bombom […]

Gambia Bar Association Receives Donation Of Law Books

The organisation The Million Books to the Gambia (MBG), Thomson Reuters and Sir Emeka Offo Foundation last Tuesday donated books to the Gambia Bar Association (GBA), at a presentation ceremony held at the Brikama campus of the University of the Gambia (UTG). In a statement sent to the Daily Observer, the Gambia Bar Association expressed […]