‘Instructions from President’s...

‘Instructions from President’s Office could not be questioned’: Central Bank official tells Commission

Picture: The Janneh Commission on course
Friday, August 18, 2017
Karamo Jawara, Central Bank principal banking officer yesterday told the commission of inquiry into the assets and financial transaction of the...
Gambia opens bids for oil expl...

Gambia opens bids for oil exploration

Picture: Info Minister
Friday, August 18, 2017
The Government of The Gambia has announced that offshore blocks A1, A3, A4 and A6 are open for licensing. Speaking to journalists at a press...
Deportation of Gambians from E...

Deportation of Gambians from Europe is not EU arrangement

Picture: EU Ambassador to The Gambia Attila Lajos
Friday, August 18, 2017
The issue of whether to deport Gambians or any other migrants from Europe is not decided by the European Union, the EU Ambassador clarified. ...
Gambia opens bids for oil expl...

Gambia opens bids for oil exploration

Picture: Info Minister
Friday, August 18, 2017
The Government of The Gambia has announced that offshore blocks A1, A3, A4 and A6 are open for licensing. Speaking to journalists at a press...
Fatty, Senegal PM meet in Daka...

Fatty, Senegal PM meet in Dakar

Friday, August 18, 2017
Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty on Thursday met with the Prime Minister of Senegal Abdoulla Boun Dione, assuring him of greater cooperation in the...
GCCI offers car fortune, more ...

GCCI offers car fortune, more opportunities

Picture: GCCI CEO Alieu Secka
Friday, August 18, 2017
The umbrella body of The Gambia’s private sector has rolled out another opportunity for the general public to benefit from the fortune of a car and...
Strategic framework for media ...

Strategic framework for media sector reform launched

Friday, August 18, 2017
The Strategic Framework for Media Sector Reform in The Gambia was on Thursday 17 August 2017 launched at the Ocean Bay Hotel and Resort where it was...
Central Bank senior official m...

Central Bank senior official makes startling revelations at commission on Jammeh assets

Picture: Yahya Jammeh
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Karamo Jawara, principal banking officer at the Central Bank of The Gambia, yesterday made some startling revelations at the commission of inquiry...
Gambia to sign free trade deal...

Gambia to sign free trade deal with EU

Picture: EU Ambassador Attila Lajos PS Naffie Barry
Thursday, August 17, 2017
The Gambia government and European Union have restarted the process of signing a free trade deal, dubbed Economic Partnership Agreement – EU’s...
Sedia Bayo ‘spent D19M’ in fig...

Sedia Bayo ‘spent D19M’ in fight against Jammeh

Picture: Sedia Bayo
Thursday, August 17, 2017
The leader of the National Transitional Movement of the Gambia (NTCG) has said he has spent over D19 million towards the fight against Jammeh. A...

Police warn against roadside blockage

Thursday, August 17, 2017
The Gambia Police Force has issued a press release calling on the people to stop the habit of erecting tires and pecks and placing big stones on...
President Barrow welcomes Arch...

President Barrow welcomes Archbishop Benjamin Ndiaye of Dakar –Urges continued peaceful coexistence between Christians and Muslims

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Fajara 16 August 2017 – President Barrow has stressed the importance of peaceful coexistence among Gambians of all faiths. Receiving Archbishop...
MoICI, PURA woo school girls i...

MoICI, PURA woo school girls in ICT

Thursday, August 17, 2017
The Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure (MoICI) and Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA), in partnership with Girls in...

State withdraws charges against Fafanding Fatajo & 4 others

Thursday, August 17, 2017
The Attorney General and Minister of Justice has withdrawn the criminal charges preferred against five former officials of the Ministry of...
Accountant General, bank manag...

Accountant General, bank managers appear before commission on Jammeh’s assets

Picture: Trust Bank MD Ebrima Salla and GTBank Bolaji Ayodele
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
The Gambia’s Accountant General Momodou Lamin Bah has appeared before the commission of inquiry into the assets and financial transactions of former...
‘Gov’t is suppressing politica...

‘Gov’t is suppressing political parties’

Picture: APP Founder Omar Beyai
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Omar Beyai, founder, chairman and secretary general of All Peoples’ Party (APP) – an unregistered political party – has accused the government of...
Land is critical matter in Wes...

Land is critical matter in West Coast Region, says Lands Minister

Picture: Lands Minister Lamin N. Dibba
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Hon. Minister of Lands and Regional Government, Lamin N. Dibba, has said land is a very critical matter in the West Coast Region, caused by...
Senegal’s parliamentary electi...

Senegal’s parliamentary election results validated

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
The Constitutional Court of Senegal has rejected the petitions of opposition parties against the results of the parliamentary elections held on 30...
Truth, reconciliation commissi...

Truth, reconciliation commission on consultative tour

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
A team of 40 people from civil society organisations, Ministry of Justice, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other relevant...
GDC denied permit

GDC denied permit

Picture: GDC’s Mamma Kandeh
Monday, August 14, 2017
The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) has been denied a police permit to hold a political rally in Brikama on Saturday, the campaign manager said. ...
Fares to be reduced

Fares to be reduced

Picture: Transport Minister Bai Lamin Jobe
Monday, August 14, 2017
With effect from 21 August 2017, all transport tariffs and fares will be reduced, the Minister of Transport, Works and Infrastructure, Bai Lamin...
Darboe unveils flag of Chinese...

Darboe unveils flag of Chinese Embassy to be fully-fledged embassy

Picture: Forign Minister Ousainou Darboe and Chinese Ambassador Zhang Jiming
Monday, August 14, 2017
The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in The Gambia was on Friday unveiled at its office in Bijilo to make it a fully-fledged embassy in the...
Regional experts brainstorm on...

Regional experts brainstorm on Hazardous Chemicals Control and Management Bill, call for safe and proper management of chemicals

Monday, August 14, 2017
The Government of The Gambia has shown full commitment to the protection of the environment as a vital component of sustainable development and has...
Ex-President Jammeh Commission...

Ex-President Jammeh Commission kick-starts

Picture: Ex-President Jammeh
Friday, August 11, 2017
The Commission of Inquiry into the Assets and Financial transactions of the former President, Yahya Jammeh, commenced on 10 August, 2017 at the...

‘Visit to Gambia is trouble-free’ says UK

Alhagie Mbye, The Point’s Europe Correspondent
Friday, August 11, 2017
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has now officially declared that “most visits to The Gambia are troubled-free”. As opposed to...
Secrecy in gov’t leads to poor...

Secrecy in gov’t leads to poor governance: Info Minister

Picture: Information Minister Demba Jawo
Friday, August 11, 2017
The information and communication minister has said that “unnecessary secrecy” in government often leads to poor governance and defective...
Barrow’s 5th cabinet meeting r...

Barrow’s 5th cabinet meeting reviews policy proposals

Picture: President Barrow
Friday, August 11, 2017
President Adama Barrow led his fifth cabinet meeting in State House, Fajara, yesterday. The meeting discussed decisions taken at its last meeting...
Ex-KMC Chairman contemplates r...

Ex-KMC Chairman contemplates running for Mayoral office

Picture: Kebba E. Jallow was first chairman of KMC from 1991 to 1994
Friday, August 11, 2017
Kebba E. Jallow, the first elected chairman of Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC), has said he is considering whether or not to contest for the...
‘No genuine reconciliation wit...

‘No genuine reconciliation without truth’ says African Centre chairperson

Thursday, August 10, 2017
There can be no genuine reconciliation in The Gambia without truth; the truth of human rights violation must be told and the perpetrators known, said...
Teaching Trust to award D1m to...

Teaching Trust to award D1m to ‘Teacher of the Year’

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Gambia Teaching Trust (GTT) is to hold the maiden national teachers award night where the Teacher of the Year will go home with a prize of D1...
President Barrow receives thre...

President Barrow receives three new diplomatic envoys

Picture: UK new Ambassador Sharon Wardle & Turkey Ambassador ismail Safa Yuceer
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
The new Gambian government continues to build its diplomatic relations globally.President Adama Barrow yesterday received letters of credence from...
Water, sanitation pilot projec...

Water, sanitation pilot project to commence at Choya village

Picture: Mr Sana Jaiteh, newly-elected president of the Rotary Club of Brusubi
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
The newly-elected president of the Rotary Club of Brusubi, Mr Sana Jaiteh, has disclosed that the club is working assiduously to commence their...
Fire guts Brikamaba radio, dam...

Fire guts Brikamaba radio, damages worth D300,000

Picture: Coordinator of the Network of the Community Radio Stations the Gambia Yusupha Bojang
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
A fire outbreak at the studio of Brikamaba community radio in the Central River Region south has claimed equipment and facilities worth over...
Italy gives Gambia 40 pickup t...

Italy gives Gambia 40 pickup trucks to manage migration

Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Italy yesterday donated 40 pickup trucks to The Gambia, as the two nations ponder fresh endeavours to stem the problem of irregular migration. The...
Elected Senegalese parliamenta...

Elected Senegalese parliamentarian says ‘election was easy’

Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Kory Ndiaye, one of the 15 representatives of the diaspora into the Senegalese national assembly, has described the just concluded parliamentary...
‘They call me dog’ – trafficki...

‘They call me dog’ – trafficking victim narrates ordeal

Wednesday, August 09, 2017
A victim of human trafficking has told stories of how her employers subjected her to abuse and exploitation during her years of work in Lebanon. ...
Gunmen attack pharmacy in Essa...

Gunmen attack pharmacy in Essau

Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Seven people armed with gun have robbed Hajo Jarra Pharmacy in Essau village early hours of Friday morning, between the hours of 02:00 to 03:30,...

Gambia to benefit from $30 million fisheries programme

Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The Gambia will benefit from the second phase of the West African Regional Fisheries Programme (WARFP) and the expected investment for country from...
Corruption biggest challenge t...

Corruption biggest challenge to development: UN Rep

Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The menace of corruption has led the UN Resident Coordinator in The Gambia to describe corruption has the biggest threat to development. Madam Ade...
WAIFEM, CBG commence regional ...

WAIFEM, CBG commence regional training on interest-free Islamic banking

Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM), in collaboration with the Central Bank of The Gambia (CBG), yesterday...

URR strengthens cross-border surveillance for malaria

Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The reduction of malaria in the Upper River Region is due to the strengthening of cross-border health surveillance system with Senegal, said Lamin...
President Barrow named Chief P...

President Barrow named Chief Patron for Best Teacher’s Award

Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Fajara 8 August 2017- The non-profit Gambia Teaching Trust has introduced a one million Dalasi Award in recognition of the most outstanding Gambian...
Ecowas immigration chiefs ok e...

Ecowas immigration chiefs ok establishment of migration training academy

Picture: Buba Sanyang, DG of Gambia Immigration Department represents The Gambia at the meeting in Abuja
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The ECOWAS Heads of Immigration Services have endorsed the proposal by the Nigerian government for the establishment a Migration Training Academy as...
Mambury Njie new GNPC MD

Mambury Njie new GNPC MD

Picture: Mambury Njie
Monday, August 07, 2017
Mambury Njie has been appointed new managing director of the Gambia National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) with immediate effect, according to...
Gov’t will not extradite Ousma...

Gov’t will not extradite Ousman Sonko: Justice Minister’

Picture: Justice Minister Tambadou
Monday, August 07, 2017
The Gambia government is not reaching out to the Swiss authorities to extradite Ousman Sonko, the Minister of Justice has said over the weekend. ...
Ex-President Jammeh must be pu...

Ex-President Jammeh must be put on trial, say Victims

Picture: Ex-President Jammeh
Monday, August 07, 2017
The crown jewel of the truth and reconciliation exercise being initiated by government is putting former president Yahya Jammeh on trial “for the...

Gambia-based African Commission awards $2.5m compensation to DR Congo victims

Monday, August 07, 2017
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has found the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo responsible for the 2004 massacre of...
Banjul North parliamentarian r...

Banjul North parliamentarian reports back to electorate

Picture: Hon. Ouman Sillah
Monday, August 07, 2017
The National Assembly member for Banjul North has gone back to the electorate of his constituency to report what transpired in and out of parliament...
Gambia seeks extradition of Ou...

Gambia seeks extradition of Ousman Sonko

Picture: Ex-Interior Minister Ousman Sonko
Friday, August 04, 2017
The Gambian authorities have contacted the Public Prosecutor’s Office in Switzerland requesting for the possible extradition of the ex-Interior...
Senegalese ruling party sweeps...

Senegalese ruling party sweeps parliamentary polls

Picture: President Macky Sall
Friday, August 04, 2017
The Electoral Commission of Senegal has released on Wednesday, the provisional results of the country’s parliamentary elections, held on 30 July...
Barrow will not interfere with...

Barrow will not interfere with projects, says acting vice president

Picture: Acting VP Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang
Friday, August 04, 2017
The acting vice president of The Gambia has said the government of President Adama Barrow would not interfere with the operations of any project. ...
EU to translate commitment to ...

EU to translate commitment to action in support of Barrow

Picture: EU Ambassador Lajos & EU Director Carla Montesi
Friday, August 04, 2017
The European Union (EU) is determined to translate its commitment to action to support the government of President Adama Barrow, said EU director for...
Diplomatic passports for Jamme...

Diplomatic passports for Jammeh, family and others cancelled

Friday, August 04, 2017
The Government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad (MOFA) has announced its resolve...
‘Lots of development projects’...

‘Lots of development projects’ in the offing for LK Sabiji

Picture: Hon. Saikou Marong
Friday, August 04, 2017
Hon. Saikou Marong, National Assembly member for Latrikunda Sabiji, has said he has a lot of development projects for his constituency as promised...
The EU sees ‘’The Gambia as an...

The EU sees ‘’The Gambia as an Important Partner’’

Picture: Jean Lambert of European Parliament
Friday, August 04, 2017
The new coalition government headed by President Adama Barrow has received a thumbs up as a sign of approval or rather encouragement by the European...
China to cooperate more with G...

China to cooperate more with Gambia

Xinhua News Agency
Thursday, August 03, 2017
China is ready to enhance cooperation with Gambia in infrastructure, agriculture, tourism and other fields, said Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi...
D120m project to reduce nutrit...

D120m project to reduce nutrition deficiencies in Gambia

Picture: Hon. Fatoumatta Tambajang flanked by EU Ambassador Atila Lajos and other EU officials
Thursday, August 03, 2017
A four-year project to reduce micro nutrition deficiencies of women and children in The Gambia through sustainable and integrated approaches to food...
Inadequate male support key ch...

Inadequate male support key challenge of breastfeeding women - Heath Minister

Picture: Health Minister Saffie Lowe-Ceesay
Thursday, August 03, 2017
One of the key challenges of Gambian women in breastfeeding is inadequate support from male partners at home and in workplaces, the health minister...
US Ambassador swears in 16 Pea...

US Ambassador swears in 16 Peace Corps volunteers

Picture: US Ambassador Carolyn Patricia Alsup
Thursday, August 03, 2017
The United States Ambassador to The Gambia, Carolyn Patricia Alsup, yesterday presided over the swearing in ceremony of 16 Peace Crops Education...
Gambia is just crawling, says ...

Gambia is just crawling, says Halifa Sallah

Wednesday, August 02, 2017
The government needs to settle down and know that there is a long way ahead, said Hon. Halifa Sallah, adding: “We are just crawling; we need to stand...
EU disburses D1.25B to gov’t

EU disburses D1.25B to gov’t

Wednesday, August 02, 2017
The European Union (EU) yesterday announced a new disbursement of D1.25 billion grant to The Gambia government as budget support. “This budget...
Fly Mid Africa reviews 60 days...

Fly Mid Africa reviews 60 days performance

Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Fly Mid Africa on Monday started a two-day meeting to review its performance, strengthens and weaknesses, after 60 days of operations. The review...

Industrial development key to curbing youth migration, says Barrow

Wednesday, August 02, 2017
The European Union has informed President Adama Barrow that it has committed 8 billion dalasis available as budget support to The Gambian government....
Trust Bank opens new state- of...

Trust Bank opens new state- of-the-art branch in Brikama

Wednesday, August 02, 2017
After almost two years of waiting, Trust Bank Ltd has finally given the people of Brikama what they have been waiting for. At 08:00am on the 31st...
Access Bank launches new produ...

Access Bank launches new product

Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Access Bank Gambia Ltd has officially launched a new product called Yorkka sa am am promo (meaning SAVE TODAY TAKE TOMORROW). The launching of the...
IGP Kinteh embarks on Nationwi...

IGP Kinteh embarks on Nationwide Familiarization tour

Wednesday, August 02, 2017
The new Inspector General of Police on Tuesday 27 July 2017 started a nationwide familiarization tour. The tour is aimed at visiting officers and...
Taxi drivers on sit down strik...

Taxi drivers on sit down strike

Tuesday, August 01, 2017
At least 100 taxi drivers were on a sit down strike yesterday in protest of “the numerous restrictions” they face on the highway in the hands of the...
‘Foni is part of Gambia’, says...

‘Foni is part of Gambia’, says Barrow

Picture: President Barrow
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
President Adama Barrow has called on the people of Foni to work together to turn the country around positively. The President made the call...
Shortage of medicines soon be ...

Shortage of medicines soon be history

Picture: Health Minister Saffie Lowe-Ceesay
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Shortage of essential drugs at public health centres in The Gambia would come to pass as the government is working on ensuring an uninterrupted...
Following party interest in go...

Following party interest in governance is detrimental, says lawyer Martin

Picture: Lawyer Hassan Martin
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Lawyer Hassan Martin, a human rights lawyer cum political activist, has advised the coalition government to do away with party interest. “Let them...
Trust Bank donates D50,000 to ...

Trust Bank donates D50,000 to NDMA

Picture: Trust Bank MD Salla and other senior officials present cheque to NDMA
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Trust Bank Gambia Limited has presented a cheque for D50,000 to the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) for disaster victims. The donation,...

High court judges to hear criminal cases

Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Authoritative sources have disclosed to this medium that every judge in the high court would henceforth hear criminal cases starting from the next...

Youth Minister to embark on nationwide tour

Tuesday, August 01, 2017
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Henry Gomez, will be embarking on a nationwide familiarization tour of departments, offices and projects under...
Darboe off to China

Darboe off to China

Picture: Foreign Minister Ousainou Darboe
Monday, July 31, 2017
According to official sources, The Gambia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Ousainou Darboe left Banjul over the weekend for one-week official visit to the...
Author urges Barrow to ‘act ag...

Author urges Barrow to ‘act against bad laws’

Author Baba Galleh Jallow
Monday, July 31, 2017
Gambian author and historian has called on the Barrow administration and the President himself to suspend – if he could do that, through executive...

Senegambian migrants ‘face unprecedented difficulties’ in France

Monday, July 31, 2017
African migrants including some Senegambians based in Calais who attempted to cross over to the United Kingdom are at the present time ‘’facing...
Senegal parliamentary election...

Senegal parliamentary elections marred by voting problems

Picture: President Macky Sall
Monday, July 31, 2017
At least hundreds of Senegalese voters were prevented from casting their ballots in parliamentary elections on Sunday because of delays in issuing...
GTBank gives bags of rice, cor...

GTBank gives bags of rice, corrugated iron sheets to disaster agency

Picture: MD Ayodele, GTBank honours CSR
Monday, July 31, 2017
GTBank Gambia on Friday 28 July 2017 handed over 50 bags of rice and 50 packets of corrugated iron sheets to the National Disaster Management Agency...

Defence says accused has no case to answer

Monday, July 31, 2017
Sheriff Kumba Jobe, the defence counsel in the case involving Babucarr Njie, a soldier who was found with a pistol at the King Fahd Mosque in Banjul,...
New bridge for Banjul-Barra cr...

New bridge for Banjul-Barra crossing

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Friday, July 28, 2017
President Adama Barrow has said his government intends to construct a bridge over the Banjul-Barra crossing point, which serves the crucial link from...
Minister denies taking bribe f...

Minister denies taking bribe for any contract

Picture: Interior Minister, Mai Ahmad Fatty
Friday, July 28, 2017
Minister of the Interior, Mai Ahmad Fatty, has said he did not take any bribe for awarding contracts to Semlex and did not also award them any...

Gov’t to commit more funds to fight money laundering

Friday, July 28, 2017
The Gambia government has committed to increasing funding to fight money laundering and terrorism financing as efforts to tackle the crimes are...
CPA popularises CRC, UPR recom...

CPA popularises CRC, UPR recommendations in URR and CRR

Friday, July 28, 2017
The Child Protection Alliance (CPA) with funding from Save the Children International organised a workshop for members of the Regional Technical...
Swiss court deprives Ousman So...

Swiss court deprives Ousman Sonko of $14,000

Thursday, July 27, 2017
The Federal Criminal Court (TPF) of Switzerland has denied ex-Gambian minister of the interior of $14,000 (equivalent to more than D644,000) he...
Agriculture, tourism not produ...

Agriculture, tourism not productive last year - Finance Minister

Picture: Finance Minister Amadou Sanneh
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Amadou Sanneh, Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, has said that both agriculture and tourism sectors didn’t fare well last year. “The...
Gambia High student bags 9As

Gambia High student bags 9As

Picture: Gambia Senior Secondary School Principal Lamin M.B. Jaiteh with Dominic Arthur and Head Teacher Frank Asamoah
Thursday, July 27, 2017
A 19-year-old student of Gambia Senior Secondary School, Dominic Arthur, who hailed from Ghana Town, Brufut Village, has bagged 9As in the West...
Police issue statement on fact...

Police issue statement on factory tinted and non-factory tinted vehicles

Picture: Police PRO Foday Conta
Thursday, July 27, 2017
The general public is hereby informed that issuance of clearance for factory tinted vehicles has commenced and as such, all tinted vehicle owners are...
Gov’t seeks donor support to i...

Gov’t seeks donor support to implement 4-year development plan

Picture: Hon. Fatoumatta Tambajang
Thursday, July 27, 2017
The cash-trap Gambia government is soliciting the support of donors and other development partners to implement its four-year National Development...
CPA calls for prohibition of p...

CPA calls for prohibition of physical, humiliating punishment of children

Thursday, July 27, 2017
Child Protection Alliance (CPA) recently concluded a two-day legal reform workshop on physical and humiliating punishment vis-à-vis positive...
AN ANALYTICAL REVIEW OF THE PR...

AN ANALYTICAL REVIEW OF THE PRESIDENT’S SPEECH AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY - A HEALTH PERSPECTIVE!

Picture: Dr Muhammed Teks Tekanyi
Thursday, July 27, 2017
“HEALTH Madam Speaker, Improvements to water quality are linked to health outcomes across the country. Alongside providing people with safe...
Visiting Senegalese CDS discus...

Visiting Senegalese CDS discusses collaboration with Gambia army

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Senegal’s Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. General Cheikh Gueye, is currently in The Gambia on a 3-day visit to his Gambian counterpart and the Gambia...
Gov’t discusses country’s Deve...

Gov’t discusses country’s Development Plan with donors

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Ministry of Finance with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), yesterday hosted a daylong donor conference at the Kairaba...
Major Sanyang appointed new GA...

Major Sanyang appointed new GAF PRO

Cherno Omar Bobb
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Major Lamin K. Sanyang has been appointed as the new Gambia Armed Forces Public Relations Officer replacing Lt. Colonel Omar B. Bojang, who is set to...

China, Gambia duty-free trade one-sided

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China has clarified the duty-free trade agreement signed by the governments in Banjul and Beijing, saying...
Kani-kunda Needs Bailout

Kani-kunda Needs Bailout

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The pictures in this piece speak for themselves that residents of Jarra Kani-kunda village in the Lower River Region definitely need emergency...
More civil society organisatio...

More civil society organisations recruited to fight money laundering

Picture: Participants pose with GIABA staff
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Increasing number of civil society organisations (CSOs) from all over West Africa are being armed with the tools and knowledge to effectively fight...
Free trade between Gambia, Chi...

Free trade between Gambia, China

Picture: President Barrow
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Chinese products now have an unhindered access to the Gambian market with the free trade agreement signed by the governments in Banjul and Beijing. ...
I am not arrested, says Amadou...

I am not arrested, says Amadou Samba

Picture: Business tycoon Amadou Samba
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Gambian business tycoon Amadou Samba has dismissed reports in social media that he was arrested in Dakar. “If I was arrested would I have been...
Zineb Jammeh not in Dakar

Zineb Jammeh not in Dakar

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Contrary to reports in social platform and some newspapers in Banjul and Dakar that former First Lady Zineb Jammeh is in Dakar on a business trip, a...
Observer Management under fire

Observer Management under fire

Picture: Observer Staff reading petition
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
The country’s pioneer daily newspaper company, the Daily Observer, has come under fire from its own staff who are calling for the resignation of...
SWISS-GAM Solidarity gives cas...

SWISS-GAM Solidarity gives cash prizes to outstanding students of Sukuta Lower Basic School

Picture: Master Conteh & Swiss-Gam members presenting cash prize to students
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Swiss-Gam Solidarity, a charitable organization based in Switzerland, on Monday presented cash prizes to five outstanding students of Sukuta Lower...
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