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Gambian kidnapped by Senegales...

Gambian kidnapped by Senegalese gendarmerie appears in court

Friday, April 3, 2020
Sulayman Trawally, a native of Garawol Kuta village in the Kantora District of the Upper River Region, who was reportedly shot and kidnapped by the...
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Manhunt for 21 escaped inmates...

Manhunt for 21 escaped inmates underway

Friday, April 3, 2020
Authorities have launched a mega manhunt for 21 inmates, who escaped at the remand wing of the Jeswang Prison on Thursday in what is believed to be...
Assembly refers motion for ext...

Assembly refers motion for extension of State of Public Emergency

Friday, April 3, 2020
Deputies at the National Assembly on Monday adjourned the motion for the extension of the State of Public Emergency in accordance with Section 34(2)...
World Bank supports Gambia’s c...

World Bank supports Gambia’s covid-19 response

Friday, April 3, 2020
Washington, April 2, 2020 –The World Bank Board approved today a $10 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) for The...

Pump prices reduced

Friday, April 3, 2020
An impeccable official source has informed The Point that pump prices have been reduced with effective 1 April 2020. The fuel which was D48.68 is now...

Senegal registers 5 cases of covid-19

Friday, April 3, 2020
It’s been one month since Senegal confirmed its first case of covid-19, Health Minister Abdoulaye Diouf said on Thursday, as the country announced...
‘Coronavirus is real and deadl...

‘Coronavirus is real and deadly’

Friday, April 3, 2020
Ansumana Ceesay, senior programme officer at the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) has told Gambian communities that the corona virus is...
Banjul fishermen decry loss of...

Banjul fishermen decry loss of revenue amid covid-19

Friday, April 3, 2020
Businessmen and women around the Banjul beach especially fishermen have expressed their dissatisfaction in the way their businesses are been affected...

Saudi tells Muslims to wait on Hajj plans amid coronavirus crisis

Source: Aljazeera
Friday, April 3, 2020
Saudi Arabia has asked Muslims to wait until there is more clarity about the coronavirus pandemic before planning to attend the annual Hajj...
British High Commission Press ...

British High Commission Press Release 02 April 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020
COP26 Climate Change Conference Postponement The COP26 UN climate change conference set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed...
WCR governor’s office sensitis...

WCR governor’s office sensitises chiefs on COVID-19 prevention

Friday, April 3, 2020
Office of the governor of West Coast Region (WCR), last Friday sensitised nine district chiefs in the region on COVID-19 pandemic prevention at his...
KAC donates sanitary materials...

KAC donates sanitary materials to CRR-North Health facilities

Friday, April 3, 2020
Kuntaur Area Council on Wednesday donated sanitary materials to five health facilities in Central River Region-North. The donated materials were...
Association of Clearing, Forwa...

Association of Clearing, Forwarding agents donate D50, 000 to GCCI to combat COVID19

Friday, April 3, 2020
The Association of Clearing and Forwarding Agents, on Tuesday donated fifty thousand dalasi to The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI)...
Stop Step Pharmacy donates D6M...

Stop Step Pharmacy donates D6M worth of medicaments to MOH

Friday, April 3, 2020
Stop Step Pharmacy and its sister company, Medicare Clinic on Tuesday donated a consignment of medical items worth over six million dalasis to the...
NACOFAG president donates prot...

NACOFAG president donates protective gears to staff

Thursday, April 2, 2020
President of National Coordination of Farmers Association in The Gambia -NACOFAG- Wednesday presented a donation of protective gears such buckets,...
Banjul North NAM sensitises co...

Banjul North NAM sensitises constituency on covid-19

Thursday, April 2, 2020
Banjul North National Assembly Member (NAM) Ousman Sillah, who also doubles as chairperson of the Select-Committee on Health, Saturday took to the...
GCCPC donates sanitizers, othe...

GCCPC donates sanitizers, others to BCC

Thursday, April 2, 2020
As part of efforts to fight covid-19 pandemic, Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (GCCPC) has recently donated sanitizers and...

Senegambian lives amid Covid-19 lockdown in Italy

Thursday, April 2, 2020
Importance of remittances for Senegambian households According to the World Bank 2018 Migration and Development Brief, remittances make up to 10...
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Covid-19 pandemic could drive new developments in robotics!

Friday, April 3, 2020
The covid-19 pandemic is pushing human bodies- and human ingenuity - to their limits. As patients flood emergency departments and health-care workers...
Coronavirus ruins progress of ...

Coronavirus ruins progress of Gambian leagues

Friday, April 3, 2020
Coronavirus outbreak in the country has caused a serious setback to the progress of the 2019-2020 Gambia Football Federation (GFF) division one...
Steve Trawally Foundation dona...

Steve Trawally Foundation donates to Bundung community

Friday, April 3, 2020
As part of efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country, the Steve Trawally Foundation on Wednesday made a handsome donation of sanitary...
Musa Barrow outrivals for Bolo...

Musa Barrow outrivals for Bologna in Italian Serie A

Thursday, April 2, 2020
Gambian forward Musa Barrow is currently performing extremely brilliant for Bologna in the 2019-2020 Italian Serie A, following his sterling...
Coronavirus outbreak ceases Gu...

Coronavirus outbreak ceases Gunjur Free-Town Noran tourney

Thursday, April 2, 2020
Coronavirus outbreak in The Gambia has stopped the 2020 Gunjur Free-Town Noran football tournament, according to the news reaching The Pointsports...
Scorpions keen on AFCON qualif...

Scorpions keen on AFCON qualification

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Gambia senior national team; the Scorpions are keen on securing qualification to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon following their stunning...
Club profile: Wallidan, Gambia...

Club profile: Wallidan, Gambian’s most ornamented club

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Wallidan Football Club is The Gambia’s most decorated football club after clinching league and FF cup trophies. The club was formed in 1969,...
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