SSHFC Finance Director Clarifi...

SSHFC Finance Director Clarifies at Commission

Picture: Janneh Commission members
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Abdoulie Cham, the finance director at Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation (SSHFC), yesterday made some clarifications before the Janneh...
ECOWAS single currency ‘might ...

ECOWAS single currency ‘might not be’ by 2020

Picture: UNECA Director for West Africa Dr Dimitri Sanga
Thursday, October 19, 2017
The proposed single currency for West Africa may not see the light of the day by the deadline of 2020, apparently making it the fifth time that its...
China to construct Basse to Ko...

China to construct Basse to Koina road, 2 bridges

Picture: Chinese delegation with Gambia government officials
Thursday, October 19, 2017
The People’s Republic of China has kick started the formal process for the construction of Basse-Fatoto - Koina Road and two bridges, namely...
Do your job but don’t harass c...

Do your job but don’t harass citizens, Fatty tells airport security

Picture: Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty with senior security officers at the airport
Thursday, October 19, 2017
The Minister of the Interior, Mai Ahmad Fatty, has called on airport security to eschew from any act of harassment of Gambian citizens arriving at...
Press statement on anonymous d...

Press statement on anonymous donations

Picture: Corruption is like paying tax to criminals. Join us to stop corruption
Thursday, October 19, 2017
The organization is deeply concern about recent Press Secretary Office of the President’s statement on 57 vehicles that is said to be a donation from...
GTTI and Gamworks hand over to...

GTTI and Gamworks hand over tools and equipment to trained graduates from Jarra Kani Kunda and Medina Serign Mass

Thursday, October 19, 2017
The Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI) in collaboration with Gamworks Agency recently completed a six months skills training for thirty...
Gov’t signs $45 million loan t...

Gov’t signs $45 million loan to support energy sector

Picture: Finance Minister Amadou Sanneh [right] with ITFC officials
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Gambia government has signed a US$45 million Murabaha Financing Agreement with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) to...
Commission questions Lebanese ...

Commission questions Lebanese businessman again

Picture: Tony Ghattas
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Tony Ghattas, a Lebanese businessman, was again questioned by the Janneh Commission on his business dealings in The Gambia. During his testimony,...
Minister Fatty: ‘Crime is not ...

Minister Fatty: ‘Crime is not on the rise’

Picture: Minister Fatty with officers at Gambia Force Training School
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Minister of the Interior, Mai Ahmad Fatty, has stated that men of the Gambia Police Force are doing a tremendous job in curbing crime and...
Skye Bank Partakes in Infertil...

Skye Bank Partakes in Infertility Awareness campaign

Picture: Skye Bank
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Skye Bank Gambia limited in partnership with Safe Haven Foundation based in the Gambia help an Infertility Awareness campaign on 14th October 2017,...
Gambian migrants contribute 22...

Gambian migrants contribute 22% of GDP

Picture: Lawyer Ousainou Darboe
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Gambians Abroad has said that Gambian migrants contributed 22% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in...
Nigerian ambassador poised to ...

Nigerian ambassador poised to strengthen relations with Nigerian community

Picture: Ambassador Olusegun Ibidaporbe
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The new Nigerian Ambassador to The Gambia, Olusegun Ibidaporbe, has reassured the Nigerian community in The Gambia of a cordial relationship between...
African leaders urged to prior...

African leaders urged to prioritise entrepreneurship

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Tony Elumelu, a Nigeria-born African billionaire and founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), has urged African leaders to continue to focus on...
Speaker Jack-Denton addresses ...

Speaker Jack-Denton addresses Pan-African Parliament

Picture: Speaker Mariam Jack-Denton
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Speaker of The Gambia National Assembly, Mrs Mariam Jack-Denton, has made a historic appearance at the recent Pan-African Parliament in Midrand,...
Finance permanent secretary re...

Finance permanent secretary recalled at Commission

Picture: Janneh Commission high table
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Abdoulie Jallow, the permanent secretary at the Ministry of Finance, was yesterday recalled at the Janneh Commission in relation to some Mahinda...
Works Minister denies any deal...

Works Minister denies any deal on Banjul seaport

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The Minister of Works, Transport and Infrastructure has said that The Gambia government has not made any deal with any firm or country on the...
PDOIS ‘is a school’ for leader...

PDOIS ‘is a school’ for leadership - Halifa Sallah

Picture: PDOIS Secretary General Halifa Sallah
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) is a school for citizenship, membership and leadership, the party’s...
Social Welfare distributes 150...

Social Welfare distributes 150 bags of rice in Banjul

Picture: Hon. Sillah (left) hands over to Sainey Camara
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The National Assembly member for Banjul North, Hon. Ousman Sillah, on Friday donated 150 bags of rice to the Social Welfare Department in Banjul. ...
FAO ‘is key partner’ of Gambia...

FAO ‘is key partner’ of Gambia against food insecurity - Agric minister

Picture: FAO Rep exchanging TCP document with the Agriculture Minister at the signing ceremony Photo Credit: ©FAO/Amadou Bah
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Omar Jallow, has acknowledged “the immense contribution” of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in...
Sierra Leone: APC, SLPP unveil...

Sierra Leone: APC, SLPP unveil standard-bearers for 2018 elections

Picture: APC‘s Dr Samura Kamara & SLPP’s Maada Bio
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The two longest and highly competitive political parties in the Sierra Leone political landscape have unveiled their flag-bearers for the nation’s...
Mayor Colley: ‘OJ was my mento...

Mayor Colley: ‘OJ was my mentor in politics’

Monday, October 16, 2017
The Lord Mayor of Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC), Yankuba Colley, has said that Agriculture Minister Omar Jallow, alias OJ, was his mentor in...
Ebrima Jawara redeployed to Fo...

Ebrima Jawara redeployed to Foreign Service

Picture: Ebrima Jawara
Monday, October 16, 2017
Ebrima Jawara, who was until last week the director general of the Ministry of Agriculture, has been appointed deputy Head of Mission of The Gambian...
UTG School of Journalism grows...

UTG School of Journalism grows exponentially in 3 years

Picture: Dean Nana Grey-Johnson of UTG School of Journalism
Monday, October 16, 2017
In three years, the University of The Gambia School of Journalism and Digital Media (SJDM) has grown from 10 to 111 students, as at September 2017,...
Sponsor Child Gambia Foundatio...

Sponsor Child Gambia Foundation touches lives of 65 children

Monday, October 16, 2017
Haddijatou, a mother of three, expressed delight at the assistance her daughters received from the foundation. Two girls sat by her feet, with each...
NaNA hands over pickup vehicle...

NaNA hands over pickup vehicle to Health Ministry

Monday, October 16, 2017
The National Nutrition Agency (NaNA), through Maternal and Child Nutrition Health Result project (MCNHRP) has presented six brand new vehicles to the...
Ousman Jammeh appears before c...

Ousman Jammeh appears before commission

Picture: Ousman Jammeh,
Friday, October 13, 2017
Ousman Jammeh, former secretary-general, yesterday appeared before the Janneh Commission. He told the commission that he is retired from public...
Yusupha Kah appointed Gambian ...

Yusupha Kah appointed Gambian ambassador to Geneva

Picture: Yusupha Alieu Kah
Friday, October 13, 2017
Yusupha Alieu Kah has been appointed as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of The Gambia to the United Nations Office and other International...

3000 ghost workers uncovered in civil service

Friday, October 13, 2017
The Gambia government as part of its staff audit exercise has uncovered over three thousand ghost workers, majority of whom are in the security...

Pristine, Semlex to produce Gambian ID cards

Friday, October 13, 2017
The Barrow government has finally decided that an indigenous Gambian technology solution company, Pristine, should work together with Semlex, a...

EU: More stringent measures against FGM

Friday, October 13, 2017
The European Union (EU) has never before declared stringent regulations and measures within individual member states to battle harder, in order to...
Justice Nkea ‘is mercenary jud...

Justice Nkea ‘is mercenary judge’ – Dr. Janneh

Picture: Emmanuel Nkea and Amadou Scattred Janneh
Thursday, October 12, 2017
One of the many convicts of former high court judge Emmanue Nkea has described him as “a mercenary judge” whose judgments were based on dictates from...
First tourist flight arrives, ...

First tourist flight arrives, over 45 more to come

Thursday, October 12, 2017
The first tourist flight carrying 126 passengers had arrived in The Gambia on Monday, as the new tourist season opens. Tourism officials said they...
KMC receives 2,500 tonnes of r...

KMC receives 2,500 tonnes of rice from China

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Agriculture Minister,Omar Jallow and the Chinese Ambassador to The Gambia, Zhang Jiming on Tuesday handed over 13 containers of rice to Kanifing...
Muhammed Bazzi faces Commissio...

Muhammed Bazzi faces Commission again

Picture: Muhammed Bazzi
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Muhammed Bazzi, a Lebanese multimillionaire businessman, yesterday reappeared before the Commission of Inquiry that looks into the assets and...
ECOWAS ICT ministers approve f...

ECOWAS ICT ministers approve free roaming for W/Africa

Picture: Ministers with ECOWAS Commission officials
Thursday, October 12, 2017
ECOWAS’ ministers in charge of telecommunications and ICT have approved free regional roaming regulation for the ECOWAS member countries. The...
7 senior army officers dischar...

7 senior army officers discharged

Mustapha Jallow
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Seven senior officers, mainly majors and captains, of the Gambia Army Forces have been discharged with immediate effect, The Point has gathered. ...
Muhammed Bazzi made ‘false’ cl...

Muhammed Bazzi made ‘false’ claim at Janneh Commission – Ministry

Picture: Muhammed Bazzi
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The claim of Muhammed Bazzi at the Commission of Inquiry that he is the honorary consul general of The Gambia to Lebanon is rather not correct, the...
Barrow calls for Senegal and G...

Barrow calls for Senegal and Gambia to be a model for Integration

Picture: President Barrow exchanges with the Senegalese foreign minister Sidiki Kaba
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
President Adama Barrow yesterday morning received a special envoy from his Senegalese counterpart, President Macky Sall. Senegalese Foreign...
Njogu Bah recalled at commissi...

Njogu Bah recalled at commission

Picture: Njogu Bah at the Commission of Inquiry
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Njogu Bah, the former secretary general, was yesterday recalled at the Commission of Inquiry that looks into the assets and financial transactions of...

Girl repeatedly stabbed again by the same accused

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Sohna Bah, a native of Kiang Sibito village, has been hospitalised after she was stabbed with a knife multiple times, for the second time, allegedly...
Minister decries human-vulture...

Minister decries human-vultures at the airport

Picture: Minister of Tourism Hamat Bah
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
While travelling from Banjul airport recently, Tourism Minister Hamat Bah, said he counted what could be likened to 23 human-vultures at the foot of...

Farm watchman found dead in Nemakunku

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
One Sulayman Conteh, a watchman/security for Radvile Farm Company, has been found dead in the reservoir of the company’s garden in Nemakunku village,...
Commission of Inquiry to sit f...

Commission of Inquiry to sit for extra 6 months

Picture: Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The mandate of the Commission of Inquiry, which was originally planned for three months, has now been extended by six months, Justice Minister...
Edward Graham reappears at Jan...

Edward Graham reappears at Janneh Commission

Picture: Edward Graham
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Edward Graham, the former managing director of Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation (SSHFC), yesterday went through a vigorous questioning...
Gambia to get 10 5-star hotels...

Gambia to get 10 5-star hotels, create 10,000 jobs in 18 months

Picture: Minister of Tourism Hamat Bah
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The Minister of Tourism, Honourable Hamat Bah, has announced a booming rebound of the tourist season this year, with the sector working on the...
Senegalese foreign minister du...

Senegalese foreign minister due in Banjul today

Picture: Minister Sidiki Kaba
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The minister of foreign affairs of Senegal is to arrive in The Gambia today, for a one-day working visit, diplomatic sources told The Point. ...
2 senior lawyers charged

2 senior lawyers charged

Picture: Cherno Marenah
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Two senior lawyers are facing 4 criminal charges at the Banjul Magistrates’ Court. Lawyers Bory S. Touray and Cherno Marena are facing charges...
Pap Saine returns from France

Pap Saine returns from France

Picture: Pap Saine
Monday, October 09, 2017
Pap Saine, co-publisher of The Point newspaper who doubles as the national correspondent for Reporters Without Borders (RSF), on Friday returnedfrom...
Senior health officials applau...

Senior health officials applaud Turo Darboe’s benevolence

Picture: Momodou Turo Darboe
Monday, October 09, 2017
The out-going and incoming chief executive officers of Serrekunda General Hospital, Saidou Beyai and Kebba Manneh, respectively, have applauded...
Senegambian relations should b...

Senegambian relations should be an asset, says Ambassador Badji

Picture: Ambassador Paul Badji giving his welcoming remarks
Monday, October 09, 2017
The Executive Secretary of the Senegalo-Gambian Permanent Secretariat, Ambassador Paul Badji, said the new dynamics that guide the Senegalo-Gambian...
Former SSHFC MDs at Janneh Com...

Former SSHFC MDs at Janneh Commission

Friday, October 06, 2017
Muhammed Lamin Gibba and Edward Graham, both former managing directors at the Social Security and Housing Financial Corporation (SSHFC), yesterday...
Gambia’s industrialisation at ...

Gambia’s industrialisation at 5% - report

Picture: Trade Minister Dr Isatou Touray
Friday, October 06, 2017
The African Economic Outlook report 2017 has decried the low level of industrialisation of The Gambia, which stands at 5.2%, as compared to the...
Lotto Gaming approves scholars...

Lotto Gaming approves scholarship for 200 people

Picture: scholarship awardees receiving their package
Friday, October 06, 2017
Lotto Gaming Gambia Limited, the leading lottery company in The Gambia, on Thursday approved 200 scholarships for various individuals to pursue...
GRA to ensure proper audit of ...

GRA to ensure proper audit of telecom companies

Picture: GRA Commissioner General Yankuba Darboe
Thursday, October 05, 2017
The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA), with the technical support of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has vowed to ensure proper audit of telecom...
Gambia College workers resume;...

Gambia College workers resume; 80% of demands met

Picture: Gambia College staff
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Lecturers at the Gambia College have finally resumed work on Monday, now that 80 per cent of the demands that led to their sit-down strike have been...

Soma, Kuntaur health centres operation theatres dysfunctional

Thursday, October 05, 2017
The lack of resident doctors (surgeons) in Soma and Kuntaur Major Health Centres has made surgical operations in the various operation theatres...
French navy visits Banjul

French navy visits Banjul

Thursday, October 05, 2017
French navy and technical experts in international marine services yesterday arrived in Banjul to assess Gambia Port Authority’s firefighting, oil...
SSHFC Finance Director faces c...

SSHFC Finance Director faces commission

Picture: Commissioners of Janneh Commission
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Abdoulie Cham, Director of Finance at Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation (SSHFC), yesterday testified before the Commission of Inquiry...
World Bank warns of ‘learning ...

World Bank warns of ‘learning crisis’ in Gambia, other countries

Picture: The two main authors: Deon Filmer (dark jacket) and Halsey Rogers, senior economists at the World Bank
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Millions of young students in low and middle-income countries, including The Gambia, face the prospect of lost opportunity and lower wages in later...

LRR has highest HIV/AIDS rate in Gambia

Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Lower River Region, the smallest region of The Gambia in terms of size and population, has witnessed rapid increase of HIV and AIDS, making it the...
Whistleblower Badjie resigns

Whistleblower Badjie resigns

Picture: Bubacarr AMO Badjie
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Within 48 hours after confirming his designated new rank of chief superintendent, and deployment as legal adviser to the Kanifing Division of Police,...
SIS director general addresses...

SIS director general addresses colleague Africa DGs in Khartoum

Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Director General Ousman Sowe of the State Intelligence Service (SIS) recently addressed his colleague Africa Director Generals from 47 Africa...
Momodou Sabally establishes co...

Momodou Sabally establishes consultancy firm

Picture: Momodou Sabally
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
In yet another trailblazing initiative, former Presidential Affairs Minister and prolific author, Momodou Sabally, has established a consultancy firm...
Yahya Jammeh sold Kairaba Hote...

Yahya Jammeh sold Kairaba Hotel to MA Kharafi, coordinator tells commission

Picture: Commissioners of Janneh Commission
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Momodou Lamin Sonko, a coordinator at MA Kharafi Company, yesterday told the commission that looks into the assets and financial transactions of the...
Interior ministry says Freedom...

Interior ministry says Freedom newspaper got it wrong

Picture: Lamin Njie of the Ministry of the Interior
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
The Ministry of the Interior has swiftly reacted to a story by Freedom online newspaper that the director of intelligence of the National Drug Law...
ChildFund boosts Gambia Police...

ChildFund boosts Gambia Police Force

Picture: Musu Kuta Komma (left) handing over the cheque to members of the Gambia Police Force
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
The Child Welfare and Gender Unit of the Gambia Police Force Monday took delivery of a cheque for D60, 000 from ChildFund The Gambia, at a ceremony...
EU leaders lobby more funds fo...

EU leaders lobby more funds for Gambia

Picture: EU leaders
Monday, October 02, 2017
(Friday, 29th September 2017 Issue) Prominent officials, including those from Germany, UK, France, Italy and Spain have unanimously accepted that...
Banjul Mayor Seeks Re-election

Banjul Mayor Seeks Re-election

Picture: Mayor Abdoulie Bah
Monday, October 02, 2017
(Friday, 29th September 2017 Issue) The mayor of the city of Banjul has declared his intention to contest for mayoral elections, slated for April...
45 agric officials to be reins...

45 agric officials to be reinstated

Monday, October 02, 2017
(Friday, 29th September 2017 Issue) At least 45 agricultural experts within the Ministry of Agriculture, who were dismissed, arrested and charged...
Jaha Dukureh to feature in ‘On...

Jaha Dukureh to feature in ‘One Young World 2017’ in Bogota

Picture: Jaha Dukureh
Monday, October 02, 2017
(Friday, 29th September 2017 Issue) Jaha Dukureh will appear alongside actress Annalynne McCord on stage at the premier global forum, to explore...
UK-based Gambian to run for Ba...

UK-based Gambian to run for Banjul mayoral seat

Picture: Ebrima Jawo speaking to journalists about his candidacy
Monday, October 02, 2017
Ebrima Jawo, a Gambian resident in the UK, has returned home last week to declare his intention to contest for the mayoral seat of Banjul in next...
Gov’t to soon tackle power out...

Gov’t to soon tackle power outages

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Monday, October 02, 2017
Despite public outcry over current dissatisfaction surrounding the services of the national electricity company (NAWEC), President Adama Barrow...

School boy, blind dad, laud VDF scholarship bailout

Monday, October 02, 2017
Lamin, a father of a brilliant lad, who scored aggregate 16 in his Junior School exam held the hands of his son, as they find their way through the...
FGM laws remain unchanged - Wo...

FGM laws remain unchanged - Women’s Bureau

Monday, October 02, 2017
Neneh Touray, the Assistant Director of Information Education and Communication of the Women’s Bureau, has stated that even though there is a change...
China’s 68th anniversary celeb...

China’s 68th anniversary celebrated in Gambia

Picture: Chinese Ambassador to The Gambia Zhang Jiming
Monday, October 02, 2017
The Chinese Embassy in The Gambia on Friday held a reception in commemoration of the 68th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of...
President Adama Barrow visits ...

President Adama Barrow visits Kotu Power Plant

Monday, October 02, 2017
President Adama Barrow on Friday paid a visit to the National Water and Electricity Corporation (NAWEC) main power station at Kotu. The visit...
W/African journalists form net...

W/African journalists form network to advance regional issues

Monday, October 02, 2017
Thirty West African journalists, drawn from different countries in the sub-region, who specialise in economic, social and environmental development...
Rights Activist gathers eviden...

Rights Activist gathers evidences against Jammeh

Picture: Former President Yahya Jammeh
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Mr. Reed Broody, an international human rights lawyer and activist, who is hired by the Human Rights Watch, tasked with helping victims of Jammeh get...
Momodou Sabally at Commission ...

Momodou Sabally at Commission Again

Picture: Momodou Sabally, former Secretary-General
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Momodou Sabally, former Secretary-General, yesterday reappeared before the Commission of Inquiry that looks into the assets and financial...
US did not reject Gambian dipl...

US did not reject Gambian diplomat: Minister D A Jawo

Picture: Demba Ali Jawo, Minister, Information and Communication & Infrastructure
Thursday, September 28, 2017
The Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure has told journalists that the US has not rejected the Gambian diplomatic designate from...
OJ On Ebrima Jawara’s Appointm...

OJ On Ebrima Jawara’s Appointment

Picture: O.J Minister of Agriculture
Thursday, September 28, 2017
The Minister of Agriculture has said that he has not appointed the son of former President Jawara as the recycled agricultural ministry...
Njogu Bah recalled at commissi...

Njogu Bah recalled at commission

Picture: Former Secretary General Njogu Bah
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Njogu Bah, former secretary general, was yesterday recalled at the commission that looks into the assets and financial transactions of former...
‘The peace in Gambia is questi...

‘The peace in Gambia is questionable’

Picture: Madi Jobarteh
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
The Gambia is not peaceful, for peace does not necessarily means the mere absence of armed conflict or gunshot, said Madi Jobarteh, a human rights...
Serigne Mbaye Sy is new Tijann...

Serigne Mbaye Sy is new Tijanniya Khalif General

Picture: The new khalif, Serigne Mbaye Sy Mansour and the late Khalif General Serigne Abdoul Aziz Sy Al-Amine
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Serigne Mbaye Sy Mansour has been enthroned as the new khalif general of the Tijanniya brotherhood in Senegal on Sunday, 24 September 2017. His...
State intelligence officers tr...

State intelligence officers trained on human rights

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Press Release The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) has organised a three-day human rights capacity building workshop for...
Gambia launches Biochar Networ...

Gambia launches Biochar Network

Picture: ECREEE Executive Director Mahama Kappiah
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) is to launch the Biochar Network Gambia (BNG) today, Wednesday 27 September...
Turkish Embassy donates to flo...

Turkish Embassy donates to flood victims in LRR

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Turkish Cooperation and Coordination (TIKA) under the Turkish Embassy yesterday donated 200 bags of rice, cement and 125 corrugated iron sheets to...
VP, 2 ministers intervene in A...

VP, 2 ministers intervene in Africell-PURA conflict

Picture: Minister Demba Ali Jawo
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure has confirmed that his ministry and that of finance, plus the vice-president had...
GPA MD testifies before commis...

GPA MD testifies before commission

Picture: Managing Director of Gambia Ports Authority Abdoulie Tambedou
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Abdoulie Tambedou, the managing director of Gambia Ports Authority, yesterday testified before the Commission of Inquiry that looks into the assets...
Poor power supply to continue ...

Poor power supply to continue until Dec. 2017

Picture: NAWEC Deputy Managing Director Nani Juwara
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The poor supply of electricity in The Gambia is likely going to continue until end of this year, the national electricity provider has said. Nani...
Ex-NIA director general hospit...

Ex-NIA director general hospitalised

Picture: Former NIA Director General Yankuba Badjie
Monday, September 25, 2017
Yankuba Badjie, former director general of the infamous National Intelligence Agency (NIA), which is now renamed State Intelligence Service (SIS),...
60 tonnes of fish to land in G...

60 tonnes of fish to land in Gambia every 3 months

Picture: Dr Bamba Banja
Monday, September 25, 2017
Every three months, starting end of this September, 15 industrial fishing trawlers licensed in The Gambia will each land four tonnes of fish in the...
Back-way returnees: ‘We need s...

Back-way returnees: ‘We need support or be criminals’

Picture: Back-way returnees going through airport formalities at the Gambia airport
Monday, September 25, 2017
A young Gambian, who just returned from Libya where he spent most of his time in detention and seen people being shot death, said if the Gambian...

Ecobank takes power of mobile banking to new heights with Xpress Cash cardless cash withdrawal service

Monday, September 25, 2017
As the vanguard of financial inclusion, Ecobank is striving to address the needs of the unbanked (and the general populace) by transforming a mobile...
Ex minister says records will ...

Ex minister says records will show judges’ pay

Monday, September 25, 2017
Ex Minister of Justice, Lamin Babadinding Jobarteh, has told The Point that records will show how much the officials of the Special Prosecutions Unit...
President Barrow signs five UN...

President Barrow signs five UN treaties

Picture: President Adama Barrow signing the treaties
Friday, September 22, 2017
His Excellency, President Adama Barrow, made history by being the first Gambian President to sign five United Nations Treaties at once, while...
Mamburay Njie at Janneh Commis...

Mamburay Njie at Janneh Commission

Picture: Mamburay Njie
Friday, September 22, 2017
Mamburay Njie, the Managing Director of the Gambia National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), yesterday testified at the Commission of Inquiry that looks...
Judge says former NIA boss ‘at...

Judge says former NIA boss ‘attempted to influence’ his judgment

Picture: Justice Emmanuel Nkea
Friday, September 22, 2017
Emmanuel Nkea, ex-high court judge of The Gambia, said there were attempts made by Yankuba Badjie, the embattled former director general of the...
Five schools closed

Five schools closed

Picture: Basic Education Minister Claudiana Cole
Friday, September 22, 2017
The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has immediately closed five schools, including a senior secondary school. The affected schools are:...
UK police officer meets Senega...

UK police officer meets Senegambians in London

Picture: Tracy Gunn, a renowned police officer based in London
Friday, September 22, 2017
Tracy Gunn, a renowned police officer based in London, covering Newham Borough, has told The Point that it was an honour to meet the Senegambian...

Former NAM, military personnel appear before commission

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Borry Colley, former National Assembly Member for Foni Jarrol, and two military personnel, yesterday appeared before the Commission of Inquiry that...
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