Tina Faal released from Mile 2...

Tina Faal released from Mile 2 Prisons

Picture: Tina Faal
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Tina Faal, a former member of the National Assembly and a member of the newly-formed political party, Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), yesterday...
UN Rights Commission calls for...

UN Rights Commission calls for investigation into death of 2 UDP members

Picture: UDP’s Ebrima Solo Krummah
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Cécile Pouilly, has called on state authorities in The Gambia to investigate the...
‘U.S. committed to supporting ...

‘U.S. committed to supporting credible, transparent and inclusive elections’, says Charge d’ Affaire

Picture: U.S. Charge d’ Affaires Marc Shaw
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The Charge d’ Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Banjul, Marc Shaw, has said that through diplomacy and assistance, the United States would remain...
ACA holds sub-regional seminar...

ACA holds sub-regional seminar in Banjul

Picture: ACA MD/CEO Dr BABAFEMI .O Oyewole
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The 2nd edition of the sub-regional training seminar of the Cashew Processing and Marketing Information System opened yesterday at the Kairaba Beach...
CPA sensitises journalists on ...

CPA sensitises journalists on advocacy for legal reforms on humiliating punishment of children

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Child Protection Alliance, in collaboration with the Gambia Teachers’ Union, on Monday held a daylong edification seminar for journalists in The...
Momodou M. Bah is first Charle...

Momodou M. Bah is first Charles Fowlis student with 9 credits in WASSCE

Picture: Bah and Gumaneh
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Momodou M. Bah, a student of Charles Fowlis Senior Secondary School, has become the school’s first student to record 9 credits out of 9 subjects in...
Prosecutor warned to proceed w...

Prosecutor warned to proceed with case in Tina Faal’s trial

Picture: Tina Faal
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Magistrate Omar Cham of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court yesterday warned the prosecutor in the trial involving Tina Faal to proceed with the case on...

Trial of 28 Gov’t officials delayed

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The case involving 28 government officials is said to have been delayed by the non-completion of investigations, when the matter was brought up...
Gambia to host African Cashew ...

Gambia to host African Cashew Alliance seminar

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Cashew Alliance of The Gambia, the apex association for all cashew value chain participants in The Gambia, will today commenced a two-day Cashew...
Capacities of women and youths...

Capacities of women and youths enhanced on participation in democracy and elections

Picture: L-R: Mrs Bittaye, Mr Faye, Mr Secka and Mr Badjie
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The National Council for Civic Education (NCCE), in partnership with ActionAid International-The Gambia, yesterday kick-started a two-day capacity...
‘Do away with tribalism,’ says...

‘Do away with tribalism,’ says Mamma Kandeh

Picture: GDC leader Mamma Kandeh
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
(Issue, Monday, August 22, 2016) Mamma Kandeh, leader of the newly-formed political party, Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), on 20 August 2016 told...
UDP branch chairman dies in ho...

UDP branch chairman dies in hospital

Picture: The late Solo Krummah
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
(Issue, Monday, August 22, 2016) The United Democratic Party (UDP) has issued a statement, saying one of its senior members, arrested together with...

Police arrest nine boys in connection with rape

Picture: Police PRO Lamin Njie
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
(Issue, Monday, August 22, 2016) Sources close to this paper have revealed that the police have arrested nine boys, some teenagers, others in their...

Media Agenda rolls out voter education project

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
(Issue, Monday, August 22, 2016) Media Agenda will today commence implementation of its U.S. Embassy-funded voter education project ahead of the...
New immigration PRO promises t...

New immigration PRO promises to live up to expectations

Picture: New GID PRO Pa Ousman Manneh
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
(Issue, Monday, August 22, 2016) The new public relations officer of the Gambia Immigration Department (GID) has promised to live up to expectations...
Insurers edified to deliver be...

Insurers edified to deliver better service to Brown Card holders

Picture: Mr Saihou Samba
Monday, August 22, 2016
(Issue, Monday, August 22, 2016) Senior insurance officials have recently undergone a two-day training course meant to refresh and enhance their...
Sulayman Samba appointed as pr...

Sulayman Samba appointed as presidential affairs minister, Bammy Jagne works

Friday, August 19, 2016
Sulayman Samba has been reappointed Secretary General, head of the civil service and Minister of Presidential Affairs, with effect from 18 August...
Mothers challenged to adopt cu...

Mothers challenged to adopt culture of exclusive breastfeeding

Picture: Director of Health Promotion and Education Unit Modou Njai
Friday, August 19, 2016
The Director of the Health Promotion and Education Unit under the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has challenged mothers to adopt the culture...
VP applauds President Jammeh f...

VP applauds President Jammeh for taking concern of Gambians at heart

Picture: VP Njie-Saidy
Friday, August 19, 2016
The Vice President and Minister for Women’s Affairs, Isatou Njie-Saidy, Wednesday applauded the Gambian leader for taking the concerns of his people...
Rambo Jatta is new boss of Dai...

Rambo Jatta is new boss of Daily Observer

Picture: New Observer MD Ousman Rambo Jatta
Friday, August 19, 2016
Ousman Rambo Jatta, Bakau constituency mobiliser for the ruling APRC party, was on Wednesday appointed managing director of the Daily Observer...
UN SECRETARY-GENERAL’S MESSAGE...

UN SECRETARY-GENERAL’S MESSAGE ON WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY

Picture: UN SG Ban Ki-Moon
Friday, August 19, 2016
A record 130 million people are dependent on humanitarian assistance to survive.Grouped together, these people in need would comprise the...
Gambian women renew loyalty to...

Gambian women renew loyalty to Gambian leader

Friday, August 19, 2016
The First Lady and chairperson of the Operation Save the Children Foundation, Madam Zineb Jammeh, and Vice President and Minister of Women’s Affairs...

GIABA concludes forum on emerging money laundering issues in W/Africa

Friday, August 19, 2016
The Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money laundering in West Africa (GIABA) has concluded a 3-day “Regional Stakeholders Forum on Emerging...
ECOWAS Commission urges Guinea...

ECOWAS Commission urges Guinea-Bissau to embrace dialogue to resolve ‘Crisis in the Country’

Thursday, August 18, 2016
The President of the ECOWAS Commission, His Excellency Marcel de Souza paid a two-day visit to Guinea Bissau from 14th to 15th August 2016. During...
Single African Passport in the...

Single African Passport in the offing

Thursday, August 18, 2016
The African Development Bank (AfDB) remains focused on delivering its plans to transform Africa and work towards building a continent with seamless...
Wife battering: views of survi...

Wife battering: views of survivors and perpetrators

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Gender-based violence, particularly wife battering, continues to be a challenge in The Gambia, despite efforts by the government and civil society...
GIABA organises stakeholder fo...

GIABA organises stakeholder forum on emerging AML/CFT Issues in W/Africa

Picture: President of ECOWAS Commission, HE Marcel Alain de Souza (middle) flanked by Director General of GIABA, HE Mr. Adama Coulibaly (left) and Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, HE Mustapha Cisse Lo (right) and other participants at the “Regional Stakeholders Forum on Emerging Global AML/CFT Issues and Implications for GIABA Member States” in Saly, Sanegal
Thursday, August 18, 2016
The Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) has opened a “Regional Stakeholders Forum on Emerging Global...
ECOWAS-Civil Society work towa...

ECOWAS-Civil Society work towards consolidating Conflict Prevention efforts

Thursday, August 18, 2016
ECOWAS is working beneficially with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to consolidate conflict prevention and peace building efforts in the region. ...
GRTS’ Kebba Dibba passes  away

GRTS’ Kebba Dibba passes away

Picture: The Late Kebba Dibba
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Kebba Dibba, veteran Gambian journalist and former director general of state-owned Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS), has passed on after a...
‘Court orders must be obeyed’,...

‘Court orders must be obeyed’, says magistrate in Tina Faal’s trial

Picture:Tina Faal
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Magistrate Omar Cham of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court yesterday told the court that court orders must be obeyed. He said that courts do not make...
Turkish Ambassador speaks on h...

Turkish Ambassador speaks on home country’s coup attempt

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
The Turkish Ambassador to The Gambia, Ergin Soner, yesterday called a press conference at the embassy in Brufut to share with the local media the...
Atlanta Gambian Christian Orga...

Atlanta Gambian Christian Organization to celebrate 23rd sang marie

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
The Atlanta Gambia Christian Organization is set, yet again to celebrate the feast of the assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, known in The Gambia...
APRC party office burnt

APRC party office burnt

Picture: APRC party office in Kanifing
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
State TV reported on Sunday night that the Kanifing office of the ruling APRC party was set on fire by unknown ‘culprits’. Several equipment and...
Has GIA MD abandoned his post?

Has GIA MD abandoned his post?

Picture: Bakary Nyassi
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Impeccable sources close to this paper have said that Bakary Nyassi, the managing director of Gambia International Airlines (GIA), had not reported...
Veteran journalist urges gov’t...

Veteran journalist urges gov’t to reform media laws

Picture: The Point’s co-publisher Pap Saine
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
`The co-publisher of The Point, a leading independent newspaper, has renewed decades-long calls for the Gambia government to do a reform of laws and...
Trade Ministry launches hospit...

Trade Ministry launches hospitality security training programme

Picture: Trade Minister Abdou Jobe
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment Wednesday launched the hospitality security training programme, at a ceremony...
Environment Minister launches ...

Environment Minister launches 2016 National Tree Planting Exercise

Picture: Minister Pa Ousman Jarju
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resource, Pa Ousman Jarju, over the weekend launched the 2016 National Tree Planting Exercise...
GCCI training on Gambia Labour...

GCCI training on Gambia Labour Laws wraps up

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Thursday concluded a two-day...
Tina Faal’s trial: Magistrate ...

Tina Faal’s trial: Magistrate ‘indisposed’

Picture: Tina Faal
Friday, August 12, 2016
Magistrate Omar Cham of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court yesterday did not appear in court in the case involving Tina Faal, former National Assembly...
Tax compliance takes pride of ...

Tax compliance takes pride of place in insurance industry

Picture: IAG secretary general Molifa Sanneh
Friday, August 12, 2016
The Insurance Association of The Gambia (IAG) yesterday held a daylong forum on taxation, for finance officers and other senior members of insurance...
Sira Wally Ndow & Co bail appl...

Sira Wally Ndow & Co bail application set for adoption of briefs

Picture: Sira Wally Ndow
Friday, August 12, 2016
The Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Ogar Edward Eneji, a vacation judge, yesterday adjourned the bail application of Sira Wally Ndow-Njie,...
Tina Faal’s trial fails to pro...

Tina Faal’s trial fails to proceed

Picture: Tina Faal
Thursday, August 11, 2016
The trial involving Tina Faal, former National Assembly Member, did not proceed yesterday before Magistrate Omar Cham at the Banjul Magistrates’...
Nusrat student bags 9As in WAS...

Nusrat student bags 9As in WASSCE

Thursday, August 11, 2016
A 22-year-old student of Nusrat Senior Secondary School from Brufut village has bagged 9As in the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate...
Papal Nuncio visits Gambia tod...

Papal Nuncio visits Gambia today

Thursday, August 11, 2016
His Excellency, Most Rev. Miroslaw Adamczyk, the Apostolic Nuncio to The Gambia will pay a visit to the faithful and people of the Gambia on Thursday...
FAO: Gambia Gov’t mainstreams ...

FAO: Gambia Gov’t mainstreams women empowerment in development process

Picture: FAO Country Rep Dr Perpetua Katepa Kalala
Thursday, August 11, 2016
The FAO Country representative in The Gambia, Dr Perpetua Katepa Kalala, has said the Gambia government recognises women’s empowerment as key factor...
Training on Gambia labour laws...

Training on Gambia labour laws commences

Thursday, August 11, 2016
The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in collaboration with International Labour Organisation, yesterday commenced a two-day workshop on GCCI...
Sira Wally Ndow seeks bail aga...

Sira Wally Ndow seeks bail again

Picture: Sira Wally Ndow
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Former Petroleum Minister Sira Wally Ndow-Njie, charged with nine other GNPC officials with Economic Crime, yesterday filed another bail application...
ECOWAS, Trade Ministry discuss...

ECOWAS, Trade Ministry discuss regional trade facilitation

Picture: Hon. Abdou Jobe, Minister of Trade
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
A two-day trade facilitation dialogue opened yesterday at the Kairaba Beach Hotel, organised by the Ministry of Trade and the ECOWAS Commission with...
Restrict Sand Dredging License...

Restrict Sand Dredging Licenses to Non-Fishing Communities – UN University Report

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
A research report, released by the United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA), is urging relevant stakeholders in...

Gambia holds sub-regional meeting on management of fisheries resources

Tuesday, August 09, 2016
A five-day training course on coastal and marine ecosystems management and co-management of fisheries resources, under the WADAF project, has been...
GCCI kick-starts Training of T...

GCCI kick-starts Training of Trainers on Gambia‘s Labour Laws tomorrow

Picture: GCCI’s Beatrice Mboge
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO), will tomorrow kick-start a...
New WFP Representative and Cou...

New WFP Representative and Country Director presents credentials

Picture: New WFP Rep meets with Foreign Affairs Minister Neneh Macdouall-Gaye
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
On August 4, 2016, the new World Food Programme (WFP) Representative and Country Director, Angela Cespedes, presented her credentials through the...
JAPAN HELPS WFP RESUME SCHOOL ...

JAPAN HELPS WFP RESUME SCHOOL MEALS IN NORTH AND CENTRAL RIVER REGIONS OF THE GAMBIA

Tuesday, August 09, 2016
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed US$1.2 million from the Government of Japan to provide school meals in North Bank and...
IACR supports needy children

IACR supports needy children

Tuesday, August 09, 2016
`On Friday 28 July 2016, the Institute for the Advancement of Children’s Rights (IACR) donated essential items to children in need, at the Shelter...

Some Gov’t officials in police net

Monday, August 08, 2016
According to reliable sources, some officials of government institutions were yesterday invited for questioning at the Kairaba Police Station, as a...
Rural electrification out to c...

Rural electrification out to curb rural-urban migration - Education Minister

Picture: Education Minister Fatou Lamin-Faye
Monday, August 08, 2016
Fatou Lamin-Faye, Minister of Basic and Secondary Education, said on 6 August 2016 at the inauguration ceremony of the Farafenni Power Station that...
UK national sees ‘huge potenti...

UK national sees ‘huge potentials’ in Gambia for rapid development

Picture: Lloyd Morgan
Monday, August 08, 2016
Lloyd Morgan, a British national who intends to live and invest in The Gambia, has seen the country as “the most highly organised” smallest of all...
APRC ward mobiliser on 22nd Ju...

APRC ward mobiliser on 22nd July Revolution

Picture: Latrikunda Sabiji ward mobilizer Talibo Congira
Monday, August 08, 2016
Talibo Congira, Latrikunda Sabiji ward mobilizer, has said the 22nd July Revolution under the leadership of President Yahya Jammeh had registered...
FAO boosts Gambia’s food secur...

FAO boosts Gambia’s food security efforts

Picture: L-R: Hon. Bojang and Dr Katepa-Kalala signing the TCP document
Monday, August 08, 2016
The Gambia government and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on 2 August 2016 restated their resolve to working...
Gambia’s female MP among ‘most...

Gambia’s female MP among ‘most influential Africans’

Monday, August 08, 2016
Hon. Habsana Jallow, National Assembly Member for Nianija Constituency, and the youngest Gambian and African female parliamentarian, has been...
GIEPA regulations validated

GIEPA regulations validated

Picture: GIEPA CEO Fatou M. Jallow
Friday, August 05, 2016
The draft GIEPA Regulations 2016 was on Tuesday validated at a workshop held at the Paradise Suites Hotel. Facilitated by the Ministry of Trade,...

ECOWAS experts discuss greater climate change adaptability

Friday, August 05, 2016
A four-day meeting of experts in charge of meteorological services begun in Abuja, Nigeria, on Tuesday to provide important insights into climate...

W/Africa Fisheries Steering Committee meets in Banjul

Friday, August 05, 2016
The 6th Regional Steering Committee meeting of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Programme (WARFP) opened yesterday at the Paradise Suites Hotel. ...

New radio station opens

Friday, August 05, 2016
A new private radio station called Choice FM has started broadcasting in The Gambia. The radio station, which transmits on the frequency...
Thinking of Immigrating/Fleein...

Thinking of Immigrating/Fleeing from The Gambia, Read this First!!!

Picture: Alhassan Darboe
Friday, August 05, 2016
Readers and watchers of news recently, would recall the reasons of many Gambian migrants rescued by Italian rescue boats, on why they risked their...
Agric sector under serious eco...

Agric sector under serious economic threat – Deputy Agric Minister

Picture: Deputy Agric Minister Sheriffo Bojang
Thursday, August 04, 2016
The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Sheriffo Bojang, has expressed fear and concern about the danger of insect and pest “devastation” of the...
Gambia launches country brand

Gambia launches country brand

Picture: PA Minister Dodou Bammy Jagne
Thursday, August 04, 2016
The Gambia country brand was recently launched at the Kairaba Beach Hotel at a ceremony attended by senior government officials, tourism stakeholders...
GPPA intensifies sensitisation...

GPPA intensifies sensitisation on Procurement Act

Thursday, August 04, 2016
The Gambia Public Procurement Authority (GPPA) on Wednesday held a daylong sensitisation session for suppliers on the Public Procurement Act, 2014. ...
Fisheries sector requires part...

Fisheries sector requires partnership to transform internationally, Environment Minister

Picture: Environment Minister Pa Ousman Jarju
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
The Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources, Pa Ousman Jarju, has said there is a need for multi sectoral partnership in the...
GNPC monumental building inaug...

GNPC monumental building inaugurated

Picture: GNPC Building
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
President Yahya Jammeh Monday inaugurated the GNPC building located at the Turntable in Brusubi. In his inaugural speech, President Jammeh said...
TIKA boosts Health Ministry wi...

TIKA boosts Health Ministry with medical items

Picture: Turkey Ambassador Ergin Soner
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
The Turkish International Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) through the Turkish Ambassador in Banjul yesterday donated medical materials to...
Former National Assembly Membe...

Former National Assembly Member Tina Faal pleads ‘not guilty’

Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Tina Faal, former National Assembly Member, yesterday pleaded ‘not guilty’ to a count of theft, before Magistrate Omar Cham of the Banjul...
Sira Wally Ndow & Co denied ba...

Sira Wally Ndow & Co denied bail

Tuesday, August 02, 2016
The Special Criminal Court in Banjul presided over by Justice O. Ottaba yesterday denied bail to Sira Wally Ndow, former Petroleum Minister, Momodou...
UDP determined to mobilise gra...

UDP determined to mobilise grassroots support

Picture: UDP Deputy Secretary General Mariam B. Secka
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
The jailed leader of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) has sent a message of direction to senior members of the party to keep up...

Trial of 28 Gov’t officials suffers setback

Tuesday, August 02, 2016
The trial involving 28 government officials could not proceed yesterday before Magistrate Omar Cham of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court. When the...
Food safety management enhance...

Food safety management enhanced by capacity building workshop

Picture: Participants at the workshop
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
A national training workshop on the food safety management system Monday commenced at The Gambia Standards Bureau in Fajara. The training course...
Lawyer Joof expresses desire t...

Lawyer Joof expresses desire to run for presidency

Picture: Lawyer Joseph H. Joof
Monday, August 01, 2016
Lawyer Joseph H. Joof, in a letter sent to IEC and The Point, has expressed his desire to run as an independent presidential candidate for the...
Tina Faal to appear in court t...

Tina Faal to appear in court today

Monday, August 01, 2016
Mrs Tina Faal, former nominated member of the National Assembly, now member of the newly formed party - Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) - is to...
Malaysian investors survey Gam...

Malaysian investors survey Gambia’s investment opportunities

Monday, August 01, 2016
A high-level delegation of investors from Malaysia is in The Gambia to examine the country’s investment opportunities for potential win-win business...

PDOIS Solidarity with UDP

Monday, August 01, 2016
IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE UDP LEADERSHIP FREE OUSAINOU DARBOE AND UDP MEMBERS CAMPAIGN Dear Compatriots, Today, at this very hour, minute and...
State admits Solo Sandeng died...

State admits Solo Sandeng died in custody

Picture: UDP’s Solo Sandeng
Friday, July 29, 2016
The Banjul High Court presided over by Justice E.O. Dada yesterday dismissed the writ of habeas corpus to produce UDP Solo Sandeng, after the...
Senegal, Gambia Customs sign M...

Senegal, Gambia Customs sign MoU

Picture: GRA Commissioner General Yankuba Darboe shaking hands with Senegalese Director General Customs Administration at the MoU signing
Friday, July 29, 2016
The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) and Senegalese Customs Administration Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding comprising 17 chapters and 41...
Dr Samba, former WHO Africa re...

Dr Samba, former WHO Africa regional director, passes away

Friday, July 29, 2016
Dr Ebrahima Malick Samba, former Africa regional director World Health Organization, 1995 to 2005, passed away yesterday and will be buried today...

Gambia observes World Hepatitis Day

Isatou Senghore-Njie
Friday, July 29, 2016
The Gambia through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and its partners yesterday joined the rest of the world to observe World Hepatitis Day. ...

Senegal-Gambia integration tops agenda, says Ambassador Badjie

Picture: Ambassador Paul Badjie
Friday, July 29, 2016
Ambassador Paul Badjie, Executive Secretary of the Senegalo-Gambia permanent secretariat, has said one of their mandates is to ensure real...
Court urged to refuse Sira Wal...

Court urged to refuse Sira Wally Ndow & Co bail

Picture: Sira Wally Ndow-Njie
Thursday, July 28, 2016
The state represented by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), S.H. Barkun, yesterday urged the court presided over by Justice O. Ottaba of the...
Gambia’s financial institution...

Gambia’s financial institutions shielded from misuse by money launderers

Picture: Participants pose with dignitaries
Thursday, July 28, 2016
The Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) has taken further step to shield banks and insurance companies in...
KMC-Mbao relationship hits ano...

KMC-Mbao relationship hits another milestone

Picture: Catch them young on the move to foster unity
Thursday, July 28, 2016
The relationships between the Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) and Commune de Mbao from Senegal has hit another milestone with a 60-member delegation...
Bala Garba Jahumpa is Gambia’s...

Bala Garba Jahumpa is Gambia’s New Ambassador to India

Picture: Bala Garba Jahumpa, Ambassador to India
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Bala Garba Jahumpa, who was Minister of Works, has been appointed Gambia’s Ambassador to India. He replaced Dembo Badjie, who has been moved to...
Gambia spearheads reparation o...

Gambia spearheads reparation of Africa’s lost glory

Picture: Dodou Bammy Jagne, Presidential Affairs Minister
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
The Gambia government Monday commenced a three-day International Colloquium on Slavery, Slave Trade and Colonialism at the Coral Beach Hotel and Spa...
Senegal, Gambia need to set pa...

Senegal, Gambia need to set pace for Ecowas integration - Trade Minister Jobe

Picture: Trade Minister Abdou Jobe
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
The Gambia’s Minister of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment, Abdou Jobe, has said by virtue of the two countries’ geographical...
Senghore bounces back as Minis...

Senghore bounces back as Minister of Higher Education

Picture: Dr Aboubacar Senghore
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
President Yahya Jammeh has appointed Dr Aboubacar Senghore as Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology and as Religious Affairs...

Changes to the UK Visa Application Centre in The Gambia

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
On Monday 1 August 2016, UK Visas and Immigration’s global commercial partner for UK visa services, TLS Contact, will take over the running of our...
GIABA takes crusade against mo...

GIABA takes crusade against money laundering to youth

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
At least 100 youths from different organisations and tertiary institutions were yesterday sensitised on the negative effects of money laundering and...

Legal Aid secures release of 4 alleged rapists

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Nuha Dampha, Kekuta Jaiteh, Arafang Baldeh and Bafilly Ceesay were on 19 and 20 July 2016 released conditionally by Justice Ezak Ezak, presiding at...
Over US$1m bail bond for accus...

Over US$1m bail bond for accused in GNPC case

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
The Special Criminal Court in Banjul presided over by Justice O. Ottaba yesterday granted bail to 7 out of 10 accused persons, in the GNPC case, of...
Gambia, Senegal bilateral cust...

Gambia, Senegal bilateral customs experts meeting opens in Banjul

Picture: GRA Commissioner General Yankuba Darboe (right) and Senegalese Director General of Customs Administration Ousman Gueye
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
A three-day bilateral annual customs experts meeting between officials of the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) and the Senegalese Customs...
Trust Bank presents D100,000 t...

Trust Bank presents D100,000 to GNOC

Picture: Trust Bank MD Ebrima Sallah (left) handing over cheque for D100K to GNOC President Dibba
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Trust Bank on Monday presented a cheque for D100,000 to the Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC), at a ceremony held at the bank’s premises in...
Enhancing Gambian Women Livest...

Enhancing Gambian Women Livestock Farmers’ Resilience to Climate Change

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), The Gambia has been predisposed to severe drought since...
April 14 UDP Westfield protest...

April 14 UDP Westfield protesters jailed for 3 years

Picture: Fatoumatta Jawara UDP female youth leader jailed
Monday, July 25, 2016
The Mansakonko High Court in the Lower River Region presided over by Justice Abi Thursday convicted and sentenced 11 UDP supporters charged with...
‘Applicant was unable to have ...

‘Applicant was unable to have access to medical attention,’ says defence counsel in GNPC trial

Picture: Sira Wally Ndow-Njie
Monday, July 25, 2016
Senior counsel Ida Drammeh on 21 July 2016 told the Special Criminal Court Division of the Banjul High Court that her client, Sira Wally Ndow Njie,...
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