The size of military to be red...

The size of military to be reduced

Thursday, August 16, 2018
As part of the security reform process, the size of the Gambia Armed Forces will have be to cut down, President Adama Barrow has said a in press...
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Former CDS appointed military attaché to China

Picture: Former CDS General Ousman Bargie
Thursday, August 16, 2018
The former chief of Defense Staff General Ousman Bargie has been appointed as military attaché to China, President Adama Barrow has confirmed on...
Barrow downplays 3, 5 years st...

Barrow downplays 3, 5 years stay discussion

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Thursday, August 16, 2018
President Adama Barrow says he need not consult any coalition member to stay beyond 3 years as per the agreement of the coalition prior to the 2016...
Faraba resident receives death...

Faraba resident receives death threats

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Thursday, August 16, 2018
Famara I.B.L. Jarju an elder at Faraba Bantang, told the Faraba Commission on Monday, August 13, that the residents of Faraba threatened to kill him...

Barrow talks on reform, gov’t none interference in football

Thursday, August 16, 2018
President Adama Barrow held his third bi-annual press conference with representatives of more than a dozen media houses, signaling that government...

Stab lands man in hospital

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Sulayman Njie, 59, a resident of Latrikunda German is currently hospitalised at the Kanifing General Hospital after reportedly being stabbed on his...

‘I only ordered PIU officers to use tear gas’

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Inspector Ba Foday Njie, an officer with the Police Intervention Unit (PIU) on Monday 13 August, testified at the Faraba Commission that he did not...

Barrow visits Central Abattoir ahead of Tobaski

Thursday, August 16, 2018
His Excellency President Adama Barrow Sunday afternoon paid an unexpected visit to the central abattoir in Abuko to garner first hand information on...
Merck Foundation announces 201...

Merck Foundation announces 2018 Media Recognition Awards

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Merck Foundation has announced applications for its coveted Merck More Than a Mother Recognition Awards for 2018. The Foundation says applications...
Article 19 holds consultative ...

Article 19 holds consultative forum for CSOs

Thursday, August 16, 2018
ARTICLE19 (West Africa) with support from National Endowment for Democracy (NED) under its ‘’Strengthening Civic Voice and Improving Grassroots...

Destination Gambia re-joins Akwaaba African Travel Market

Thursday, August 16, 2018
After some years of break from the annual trade and tourism show in Nigeria, Destination Gambia has re-joined the Akwaaba African Travel Market as...
41-year-old man appeals for me...

41-year-old man appeals for medical treatment assistance

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Modou Mbaye, a 41-year-old Gambian residing in Serekunda is seeking assistance for overseas medical treatment following an electric accident that...
WYCE commissions Coos milling ...

WYCE commissions Coos milling machine

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Kartong Ward councilor Bubacarr Kanteh, Sunday presided over the inauguration of a coos milling machine at Madina Salam village in Kombo South. ...
Youth rehabilitates Tabokoto-F...

Youth rehabilitates Tabokoto-Fajikunda road

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Tabokoto and Fajrkunda youth have recently rehabilitated the road linking the two communities to the main highway. The residents of the area describe...

Youth trainers trained on quality

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The Gambia Standards Bureau in partnership with European Union funded Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) has recently trained 40 youth trainers on...
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Barrow assures gov’t will not interfere in football

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Football is unarguably the globe’s greatest sporting event. It therefore plays an indispensable role in the development of countries. Apart from...
Gambian winger Saloum Faal joi...

Gambian winger Saloum Faal joins IF Gnistan

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Gambia International Saloum Faal has left Finnish side FC Kiffen to join their Kakkonen rivals IF Gnistan until the end of the season in September....
Scorpions’ striker Ceesay brac...

Scorpions’ striker Ceesay braces not enough as Lugano held

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Scorpions’ international striker Assan Ceesay on Saturday opened his 2018/2019 Swiss Super League goal scoring account in the Lugano FC 2-2 home draw...
Own goal propels Jujuba to Gun...

Own goal propels Jujuba to Gunjur 2nd round

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Left-back Musa Barrow’s first half own goal has inspired Jujuba FC to the second round of the ongoing Gunjur Nawetan qualifiers. Jujuba defeated...
Gambia to Host Zone II Beach V...

Gambia to Host Zone II Beach Volleyball Championship

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Gambia will host the eight Nation Zone II Beach Volleyball championships next month. The tournament will be staged from September 6th to 10th in...

Toubakolong nawetan update

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Last Sunday, Aljamdu United beat Pakau Penku United by a goal in the ongoing Toubakolong Youth and Sport Development Association nawetan competition...
Lancaster United sets sight on...

Lancaster United sets sight on retaining Banjul Nawetan crown

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Lancaster United is eyeing to retain the 2018 Canon sponsored Banjul Nawettan league competition crown following their hard fought 1-0 win over Happy...

Court sets convicted Drug trafficker free

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Justice Oleidi U. Uduma of the High Court in Banjul recently acquitted and discharged one Alpha Omar Jallow, a convicted drug trafficker ...

Nigerian national convicted

Friday, August 10, 2018
Magistrate Mam Samba of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court on the 9th August, 2018, convicted James Doe, a Nigerian national and sentenced him to a fine...

Court dismisses application on frozen Jammeh assets

Thursday, August 09, 2018
Justice Amina Saho-Ceesay of the Banjul High Court on July 30 dismissed Attorney General’s application to unfreeze some of the frozen assets of...

Brother sues sister for share of mother’s property

Thursday, August 09, 2018
Pa Abdou Niang has sued his sister, Fatou Niang, with whom he shares the same father and mother, at the Kanifing Islamic Court for his share of his...

Drug suspect gets a million dalasis bail

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Fanding Saidykhan; a drug trafficking suspect was recently admitted to bail in the sum of D1,000,000 by Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court in...

Man allegedly issues false cheque

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Sheriff Saho was on the 31st July, 2018, arraigned before Magistrate M.S. Jallow of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court and charged with issuing a false...

Bakoteh Upper and Senior Secondary School alleged theft reaches court

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Prosecutors alleged that Ablie Camara, Momodou Bah and Amadou Bah on or about the 18th day of July, 2018, at Bakoteh and diverse places in the...
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Entertainment & Lifestyle:Gamb...

Entertainment & Lifestyle:Gambian Kora player among line-up for 2018 World Music Festival

Friday, August 10, 2018
Gambian Kora player Sona Jobarteh has been listed among the artistes who will perform at the 2018 world festival in Chicago, United States of...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: CANNONBALL ...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: CANNONBALL ADDERLY- The Unnoticed Saxophonist

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Friday, August 10, 2018
It is said that the piano is the fundamental instrument of jazz; however, it is also evident that as jazz music evolved the significance of other...
Big Dream organises premier mo...

Big Dream organises premier movie for teachers

Friday, July 20, 2018
As part of their target to introduce movies in schools, Big Dream; a charitable organization recently organized a premier movie programme for...

Afrinity TV Production to train UTG students

Friday, July 20, 2018
Afrinity TV production has recently collaborated with The University of The Gambia School of Journalism and Digital Media for training some of their...

Movie awards schedule

Friday, July 20, 2018
Founder of Special Movie Awards (SMA) Wilfred U. Adamas has told The Point Entertainment and Life Style that his company is staging another award...

JAZZ APPRECIATION:CHARLIE PARKER- The Master of Improvisation

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Friday, July 20, 2018
The evolution of the music called Jazz came in progression. It all started with the slave songs which developed into the Blues and then came into...
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National Youth Agribusiness, t...

National Youth Agribusiness, tourism Expo set for October

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The newly appointed deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Youth and Sports Lamin Camara has revealed that the National Youth Agribusiness and...

YOUTH FORUM: Gambia Red Cross Youth Bantaba ends in Siffoe

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
The Gambia Red Cross Society bi-annual youth Bantaba Friday ended at Siffoe village, Kombo South. The ten-day Bantaba brought together delegates from...
Their Voice Must Be Heard aims...

Their Voice Must Be Heard aims to combat teenage pregnancy

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Their Voice Must Be Heard” is a local non-profit youth organisation out to safeguard and protect human rights, especially women and girls, as its...
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CONFERENCE DE PRESSE DE SON EC...

CONFERENCE DE PRESSE DE SON ECXELLENCE LE PRESIDENT ADAMA BARROW

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Son Excellence le Président Adama BARROW a tenu sa troisième Conférence de Presse avec les représentants de plus de douze maisons de presse. Il cita...
51 Supposé Migrants Sénégalais...

51 Supposé Migrants Sénégalais Rapatriés

Thursday, August 16, 2018
La ‘Gambia Immigration Department’ a rapatrié 51 migrants Sénégalais qui ont été interpellé par la Marine Nationale durant l’aube du vendredi passé. ...

99% des Gambiens ne Croyaient pas que le Changement Etait Réalisable

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Halifa SALLAH, le Membre Parlementaire de Serekunda Central cita que 99% des Gambiens ne pensaient jamais que le changement à travers les urnes...
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August is the worldwide awaren...

August is the worldwide awareness about the Violence against children.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Are Gambian children at risk? Child Marriage, Female Genital Mutilation What is Child Abuse Child Abuse is defined in the Children Young Persons...
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Audio headlines for 11th June 2018

audio news by fatou dem The point newspaper headlines for 11 june 2018