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...

40 million slaves in the world: report

Thursday, September 21, 2017
More than 40 million people were estimated to be victims of modern slavery in 2016 -- and one in four of those were children. Those are the...
President Barrow delivers maid...

President Barrow delivers maiden address at UN General Assembly

Picture:President Barrow delivering speech at the UNGA
Thursday, September 21, 2017
The Gambia leader, President Adama Barrow, joined world leaders at the official opening of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. Contributing...

President Barrow: Gambia has friends

Picture:President Barrow
Thursday, September 21, 2017
In his maiden address to the 72 Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, President Adama Barrow told world leaders that during those difficult...
Internet Society @ 25 years: A...

Internet Society @ 25 years: Africa bureau director visits Gambia

Picture: Dr Dawit Bekele with executive members of Internet Society Gambia Chapter
Thursday, September 21, 2017
The director of Africa Regional Bureau for Internet Society, Dr Dawit Bekele, had arrived in The Gambia on Sunday for a two-day visit to the Internet...
Full text of President Adama B...

Full text of President Adama Barrow’s address to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, America, 19 September 2017.

Picture:President Barrow delivering speech at the UNGA
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, Your Majesties, Your Excellencies – Heads of State and Government, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen,...
Safe Drinking Water Crisis In ...

Safe Drinking Water Crisis In Fullakunda Kunda Village,Niani District, Crr.

Picture: Alhagie Jaiteh Youth Leader,FULLAKUNDA KUNDA VILLAGE
Thursday, September 21, 2017
I am the youth leader of Fulla-Kunda village, Niani District, Central River Region. I am writing on behalf of the home village of Fulla-Kunda to...
Commission grills Central Bank...

Commission grills Central Bank former governor

Thursday, September 21, 2017
(Issue, Wednesday 20 September 2017) Amadou Colley, former governor of the Central Bank, was yesterday vigorously questioned by the commission of...
Senegalese MPs receive over D2...

Senegalese MPs receive over D245, 000 monthly salary

Picture: Moustapha Niasse head of the National Assembly in Dakar
Thursday, September 21, 2017
(Issue, Wednesday 20 September 2017) Members of Parliament (MP) in Senegal receive monthly salary of CFA3 million, equivalent to D246, 000, per...
ID card issuance ban still in ...

ID card issuance ban still in force

Picture: Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty
Thursday, September 21, 2017
(Issue, Wednesday 20 September 2017) The temporary ban on the issuance of The Gambia national identity card is still in force, despite several loud...
3 former governors, ministers ...

3 former governors, ministers face commission

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Three former governors: Omar A. Khan, former governor of the Upper River Region, Sompo Ceesay of URR and Aminata Siffae Hydara of West Coast Region,...
UK parliamentarians to induct ...

UK parliamentarians to induct Gambian MPs

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
UK Members of Parliament (MPs) and other officials will be inducting the new parliament of The Gambia in Banjul this week. The induction is...

Migrants dying at quicker rate in Mediterranean

Picture: A girl sits aboard an NGO rescue boat after she was recovered 20 nautic miles from the Libyan coast on August 1, 2017
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
REFUGEE DEATHS IN MEDITERRANEAN • Year 2013: 700 • 2014: 3,279 • 2015: 3,784 • 2016: 5,143 • January 1 to September 13, 2017: 3,262 ...
‘Media must reconcile Gambia’ ...

‘Media must reconcile Gambia’ - Minister Demba Ali Jawo

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Government, civil society and the Gambia Press Union (GPU) have adopted a unanimous position in calling for the media to put the public good first...
Barrow on maiden visit to UN

Barrow on maiden visit to UN

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Monday, September 18, 2017
President Adama Barrow yesterday morning left Banjul for New York to attend the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, for the first...
Gambia College staff on strike

Gambia College staff on strike

Monday, September 18, 2017
Effective today, 18 September, the staff of Gambia College are embarking on an indefinite sit-down strike mainly due to non-payment of retention and...
Mass Axi Gye ambassadorship at...

Mass Axi Gye ambassadorship at AU ends

Picture: L-R - Ambassador Gye exchange pleasantries with AU Chairperson Faki
Monday, September 18, 2017
Mass Axi Gye’s term as Gambia’s ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Ethiopia and permanent representative to the African Union Commission...
Holding Jammeh to account cruc...

Holding Jammeh to account crucial: Jeffrey Smith

Picture: Executive Director of Vanguard Africa Jeffery Smith
Monday, September 18, 2017
The executive director of Vanguard Africa has said that holding ex-President Yahya Jammeh and members of his government to account is imperative to...
Gambia cries for ‘transformati...

Gambia cries for ‘transformational leadership’ - UTG lecturer

Picture: Dr. Ismaila Ceesay of UTG (first from left) with other members of the high table at the launch of the Leader Clinic
Monday, September 18, 2017
A senior political science lecturer at the University of The Gambia (UTG) has said that The Gambia is ‘crying for a transformational leadership’ to...
Barrow lays foundation of $50 ...

Barrow lays foundation of $50 million conference centre

Picture: President Adama Barrow laying the foundation stone
Friday, September 15, 2017
President Adama Barrow yesterday laid the foundation stone of the Chinese government-sponsored Gambia International Conference Centre at Bijilo...
President’s office failed to p...

President’s office failed to pay outstanding debts, former GNPC MD tells commission

Picture: The Janneh Commission in progress
Friday, September 15, 2017
Momodou O.S. Badjie, the former managing director of the Gambia National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), yesterday told the Commission of Inquiry that...
Multi-million euro deal for mi...

Multi-million euro deal for migrants’ return

Picture: European Union and African leaders pose for a family photo during a European Union Africa summit in Brussels April 2, 2014.Yves Herman
Friday, September 15, 2017
If everything goes as planned, hundreds of Senegambians will be affected, following a meeting between certain African presidents and European Union...

Police chief inspector commits ‘suicide’

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Chief Inspector Fakebba Colley of Kotu Police Station Mobile Traffic Unit has allegedly committed suicide while on local treatment for an unspecified...
Clearing agent appears before ...

Clearing agent appears before commission

Picture: Janneh Commission panel
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Momodou Alpha Jallow, a clearing agent working with Gatson Company, yesterday testified before the commission of inquiry looking into the assets and...
GDC has no mayoral candidate y...

GDC has no mayoral candidate yet – party executive

Picture: GDC Leader Mamma Kandeh
Thursday, September 14, 2017
The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), one of the two opposition parties in the country, said it has not yet selected any mayoral candidate for Banjul...
Barrow to lay foundation stone...

Barrow to lay foundation stone for Int’l Conference Centre

Thursday, September 14, 2017
According to our State House sources, President Adama Barrow will lay the foundation stone of the International Conference Centre at Bijilo (Monkey...
Gambia turns to private compan...

Gambia turns to private companies for maritime policing

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Gambia is negotiating deals with three private companies to crack down on rampant illegal fishing in its territorial waters, a senior official with...

International Medical Services to invest in The Gambia

Thursday, September 14, 2017
President Adama Barrow yesterday received a team from International Medical Services (IMS), an Israeli group specialised in providing health care...
President Barrow launches Gamb...

President Barrow launches Gambia’s Security Sector Reform Project

Picture: President Barrow
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
President Adama Barrow yesterday launched the Gambian government’s Security Sector Reform project. President Barrow said: “When my administration...
Taiwanese Embassy is source of...

Taiwanese Embassy is source of NYD Fund account, says Central Bank official

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Karamo Jawara, principal banking officer at the Central Bank, yesterday told the commission of inquiry looking into the assets and financial...
Gov’t hones diplomatic skills ...

Gov’t hones diplomatic skills of new diplomats

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad (MOFA) yesterday commenced a three-day training to hone the diplomatic...
Austrian journalist visits Gam...

Austrian journalist visits Gambia to promote tourism

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
An Austrian journalist is currently in The Gambia to see the country’s tourism attraction areas to report about it back home as the preparations for...

UNFPA trains journalists on communicating sexual, reproductive health messages

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
At least 30 journalists from the print and broadcast media, including community radios, have undergone a three-day training designed to ginger their...
Augustus Prom, others reveal m...

Augustus Prom, others reveal more at commission

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Augustus Prom, the executive director of his Augustus Prom Auditing firm, appeared before the commission of inquiry looking into the assets and...
Turo Darboe, int’l philanthrop...

Turo Darboe, int’l philanthropist give over D1m to flood victims

Picture: Momodou Turo Darboe and Partner
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
The chief executive officer of Vision Development Foundation (VDF), Momodou Turo Darboe, in partnership with the founder of ICTSI Terminal Examples,...
Gambian insurance guru shines ...

Gambian insurance guru shines in Nigeria

Picture: Momodou Musa Joof
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Gambia’s own Momodou Musa Joof, seasoned insurance scholar, has become a key figure in the Nigerian insurance industry, barely one and half year...
ECOWAS on Food Safety capacity...

ECOWAS on Food Safety capacity building

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
ECOWAS, in collaboration with Food Safety, recently commenced a 5-day capacity building to increase participation and successful application for...
Minister Bai Lamin Jobe speaks...

Minister Bai Lamin Jobe speaks to The Point on burning issues

Picture: Minister Bai Lamin Jobe
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
(Monday, 11 September 2017 Issue) Bai Lamin Jobe, Minister of Works, Transport and Infrastructure, has granted this paper a rare exclusive interview...
ECOBANK FOUNDATION DONATES TO ...

ECOBANK FOUNDATION DONATES TO THE GOVERNMENT OF SIERRA LEONE

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
(Monday, 11 September 2017 Issue) The Ecobank Group has, through the Ecobank Foundation, donated $150,000.00 (One hundred and fifty thousand United...
Coalition breakout only hurts ...

Coalition breakout only hurts Gambia: says ex-diplomat

Picture: Sheikh Omar Faye
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
(Monday, 11 September 2017 Issue) The ex-Gambian Ambassador to US has urged coalition leaders to put away their political differences and come...

Gambia gov’t denies African Petroleum invested $60 million

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
(Monday, 11 September 2017 Issue) Government officials in Banjul have denied that Africa Petroleum (AP) spent $60 million towards building of...
Kandeh calls on gov’t to inves...

Kandeh calls on gov’t to investigate death of Kanilai protester

Friday, September 08, 2017
The leader of Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) has called on the government of President Adama Barrow to conduct an investigation into the killing of...
Central Bank official reveals ...

Central Bank official reveals substantial withdrawals at commission

Picture: The Janneh Commission in progress
Friday, September 08, 2017
Karamo Jawara, principal banking officer at the Central Bank, yesterday continued his testimony before the commission of inquiry looking into the...
President Barrow maintains nam...

President Barrow maintains name post Hajj

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Friday, September 08, 2017
The President of the Republic of The Gambia, His Excellency Adama Barrow extends profound gratitude to the general public for the warm welcome...
Special Movie Awards 2017 Venu...

Special Movie Awards 2017 Venue announced

Friday, September 08, 2017
Under the Patronage of the Honourable minister of Tourism and Culture Hon Hamat N.K. Bah the father of the day SMA 2017, the venue for this year’s...
Former President’s office was ...

Former President’s office was operating 22 accounts, says Central Bank official

Thursday, September 07, 2017
Karamo Jawara, principal banking officer at the Central Bank, yesterday made some startling revelations before the commission of inquiry looking into...
$465,000 approved for Gambia f...

$465,000 approved for Gambia for petroleum exploration-related training

Picture: Energy Minister Fafa Sanyang
Thursday, September 07, 2017
The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) has approved a $465,040 grant to the Government of The Gambia. This grant is for the provision of...
ECOWAS soldiers to be decorate...

ECOWAS soldiers to be decorated with medals

Picture: ECOMIC press officer, Commander Andy La-Anyane
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Personnel of the ECOWAS Mission in The Gambia (ECOMIG) will be presented with the ECOWAS Peace Medals for their role in the restoration of democracy...
Gambian diplomats to train on ...

Gambian diplomats to train on diplomatic skills

Picture: MoFA Communications Officer Saikou Ceesay
Thursday, September 07, 2017
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad is to hold a three-day training for Gambian diplomatic personnel and...
Gambia Energy Minister reacts ...

Gambia Energy Minister reacts to African Petroleum’s litigation threat

Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Fafa Sanyang, minister of energy and petroleum, has reacted to African Petroleum’s decision to take its dispute with the Gambia Government to court. ...
Geology director given suffici...

Geology director given sufficient drill at commission

Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Abdoulie M. Cham, director at the Geology Department, was yesterday thoroughly questioned at the commission looking into the assets and financial...
The Gambia: Zero hunger gains ...

The Gambia: Zero hunger gains momentum

Office of the Vice President
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
The recently launched National Zero Hunger Strategic Review (ZHSR) picks up pace in The Gambia with the full commitment of The Gambia Government...

OFFICE OF THE VICE-PRESIDENT, STATE HOUSE, BANJUL: URGENT PRESS RELEASE

Wednesday, September 06, 2017
HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE TO FLOOD VICTIMS COUNTRYWIDE The Government of The Gambia wishes to express its sympathy with flood victims countrywide,...
3,000 seedlings planted in Fon...

3,000 seedlings planted in Foni Bulock

Wednesday, September 06, 2017
A new initiative to tackle climate change through tree planting has planted 3,000 seedlings in Foni Bulock village. The Bulock Green Initiative...

African Petroleum to take Gambia to court

Tuesday, September 05, 2017
African Petroleum Corp plans to go to court to resolve its dispute with The Gambia, the Norwegian-listed company said on Monday, after the government...
More money in circulation, say...

More money in circulation, says Central Bank

Tuesday, September 05, 2017
The amount of money in circulation in The Gambia has increased by more than 20 per cent, the highest amount in more than 10 years, data from the...
Gambia mourns with Sierra Leon...

Gambia mourns with Sierra Leone

Picture: Info Minister DA Jawo
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
A two-man delegation, comprising the Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, Honourable Demba Ali Jawo and the Director General of...
Bank officials testify at comm...

Bank officials testify at commission

Picture: The Janneh Commission continues in earnest
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Two senior bank officials of Guaranty Trust Bank and Trust Bank (Gambia) Limited yesterday testified at the Janneh Commission looking into the assets...
New exams scheme to compete wi...

New exams scheme to compete with AAT in Gambia

Picture: Baboucarr Khan
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
The vice president of the Gambia Institute of Chartered Accountants has revealed that accountancy bodies of West Africa have jointly developed an...
‘I served President Jammeh wit...

‘I served President Jammeh with fear’, former GPA MD tells commission

Picture: GPA MD Muhammed Lamin Gibba
Monday, September 04, 2017
Muhammed Lamin Gibba, former managing director of Gambia Ports Authority (GPA), has told the commission of inquiry looking into the assets and...
Court finds ‘sufficient suspic...

Court finds ‘sufficient suspicions of crimes’ committed

Sanna Camara
Monday, September 04, 2017
The Federal Court of Switzerland has said it found “sufficient suspicions of crimes against humanity” committed by the former Gambian Interior...
Barrow sends peace message to ...

Barrow sends peace message to Gambian Pilgrims

Picture: President Adama Barrow and wives
Monday, September 04, 2017
Gambian President, His Excellency, Adama Barrow was amongst the over two million Muslims from around the world who converged on the Holy land of...
Ebrima Jawara bounces back as ...

Ebrima Jawara bounces back as DG Agriculture

Monday, September 04, 2017
Ebrima Jawara has been appointed director general of the Department of Agriculture, under the Ministry of Agriculture, with effect from...
GRA boss challenges senior man...

GRA boss challenges senior managers to nurture teamwork

Picture: GRA Commissioner General Yankuba Darboe
Monday, September 04, 2017
The commissioner general of Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) has challenged the senior managers of the authority to “always nurture team work spirit...
Solicitor General, former GNPC...

Solicitor General, former GNPC MD face commission

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Cherno Marena, the Solicitor General and legal Secretary, on 30 August 2017 testified before the commission of inquiry looking to the assets and...
Col Sait Njai gains admission ...

Col Sait Njai gains admission at UK Royal College of Defence Studies

Picture: UK Ambassador Sharon Wardle and Colonel Sait Njai
Thursday, August 31, 2017
The British Embassy Banjul is delighted to announce that Colonel Sait Njai of the Gambian Armed Forces has been accepted onto the prestigious Royal...
Turo Darboe distributes 2,000 ...

Turo Darboe distributes 2,000 rams, 19 bulls for Tobaski

Sanna Camara
Thursday, August 31, 2017
The coordinator of Vision Development Foundation has said the NGO has been engaged in countrywide distribution of 2,000 rams and 19 bulls for the...
To radio stations: ‘Reading ne...

To radio stations: ‘Reading newspaper stories is lazy journalism’

Thursday, August 31, 2017
The practice of reading newspaper stories on air by radio stations in the country as theirs is unethical, unprofessional, lazy journalism and lack of...
GRA holds orientation for seni...

GRA holds orientation for senior managers

Thursday, August 31, 2017
The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) on Wednesday commenced a two-day training for 25 senior staff of the authority at Senegambia Beach Hotel in...
Accountant General, bank manag...

Accountant General, bank managers recalled at commission

Picture: Commissioners of Janneh Commission
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
The Accountant General, Momodou Lamin Bah, GTB MD, Bolaji Ayodele, and Skye Bank MD, Mr Doye, reappeared yesterday at the commission of inquiry...
Mamma Kandeh promises to clean...

Mamma Kandeh promises to clean sewages in Banjul

Picture: Mamma Kandeh
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
The leader of Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), Mamma Kandeh, has promised to clean the sewages in some parts of Banjul so the water can flow without...
20 Custom officers bag certifi...

20 Custom officers bag certificates

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
At least twenty customs officers of the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) were recently awarded certificates after attending a two-week intensive...
BAC commissions 7 vehicles wor...

BAC commissions 7 vehicles worth over D8 million

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
The management of Brikama Area Council (BAC), in collaboration with office of the West Coast Region governor, on Tuesday commissioned seven vehicles...
Fatu Camara, Bouba N’doure par...

Fatu Camara, Bouba N’doure partner in new PR venture

Picture: Journalist Fatu Camara & Bouba N’doure
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Gambian journalist and activist has gone into partnership with manager and brother to Senegalese Ndaga star to open a PR and communications firm in...
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc gets d...

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc gets double honors at Euromoney Awards, wins Nigeria’s Best Bank & Africa’s Best Bank for SMES

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Foremost African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, reaffirmed its position as a leading global brand with its recent recognition as...
Commission takes Sabally, Njog...

Commission takes Sabally, Njogu Bah to task

Picture: Njogu Bah and Momodou Sabally
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
The commission of inquiry looking into the assets and financial transactions of former President Jammeh yesterday took Momodou Sabally, the former...
We are fully tax compliant, sa...

We are fully tax compliant, says Lotto Gaming CEO

Picture: Lotto Gaming CEO Alagie Ngum
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
As a national development-oriented company, Lotto Gaming Gambia Limited has never shied away from its tax obligations, said Alagie Ngum, chief...
No stone will be left unturned...

No stone will be left unturned: Central Bank Governor

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
The Governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia has promised to collaborate with the Commission of Inquiry into Jammeh’s assets and finances by...
Interior Minister to Mecca for...

Interior Minister to Mecca for Hajj Bismillahi Rahmani Rahim

Picture: Interior Minister Mai Fatty
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
The Office of the Minister of the Interior wishes to inform the general public that the Honourable Minister has travelled to Saudi Arabia for the...
SIS director ‘received no keys...

SIS director ‘received no keys’

Picture: SIS DG Ousman Sowe
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Ousman Sowe, director general of State Intelligence Services, said he neither requested nor received any keys to the offices reported to be in...
Journalist Jadama’s house floo...

Journalist Jadama’s house flooded

Picture: Journalist Tombong Jadama
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
The heavy downpour on Saturday between the hours of 3pm and 6pm inundated the house of Tombong Jadama, a senior journalist with...
Lasting Solutions partners wit...

Lasting Solutions partners with Software Group to promote financial inclusion

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Software Group, in partnership with Lasting Solutions, at the weekend organised a workshop on financial inclusion using alternative channels such as...
Euro Africa Group director tes...

Euro Africa Group director testifies at commission

Picture: Euro Africa Group director Fadi George Mazagi
Monday, August 28, 2017
Fadi George Mazagi, director of Euro Africa Group, on 24 August 2017, testified before the commission of inquiry looking into the assets and...
Over 10 Belgian companies eye ...

Over 10 Belgian companies eye Gambia’

Monday, August 28, 2017
A total of more than 10 companies in Belgium have shown interest in coming to The Gambia for investment and trade, two Belgian firms have confirmed. ...
Gambia Police condemn alleged ...

Gambia Police condemn alleged video of mob justice on social media

Picture: IGP Landing Kinteh
Monday, August 28, 2017
It has come to the notice of the office of the Inspector General of Police that a video of mob justice on social media where an alleged thief was...
30 Gambians offered Chinese go...

30 Gambians offered Chinese gov’t scholarship

Monday, August 28, 2017
A total of 30 Gambians have received the 2017 Chinese government scholarship to study in China for bachelor’s and master’s levels. Their areas of...
Gambian community in Mauritani...

Gambian community in Mauritania seeks gov’t help

Picture: Aja Saffiatou Danso women’s president of Gambian community in Mauritania
Monday, August 28, 2017
The Gambian community in Mauritania has called for government support in the maintenance of the sole Gambian school in Mauritania. “We have long...
Ansumana Jammeh taken to task ...

Ansumana Jammeh taken to task as commission progresses

Picture: Ansumana Jammeh
Friday, August 25, 2017
Ansumana Jammeh, brother to former President Yahya Jammeh, on 23 August 2017, went through vigorous questioning at the commission of inquiry looking...
Barrow to announce vice presid...

Barrow to announce vice presidency soon, says Info Minister

Picture: Info Minister Demba Ali Jawo
Friday, August 25, 2017
The minister of Information, Communication and Infrastructure, Demba Ali Jawo,in his maiden press briefing with journalists on Thursday, revealed...
Acting UNICEF Representative V...

Acting UNICEF Representative Visits BReST Project and Farafenni EPI Cold Store

Friday, August 25, 2017
The Gambia, 24th August, 2017 The UNICEF Resident Representative ad interim, Dr. Ngashi Ngongo, has successfully completed a monitoring visit to...
Tobaski on Friday

Tobaski on Friday

Picture: SIC Leader, Imam Mouhammad Lamin Touray
Friday, August 25, 2017
The Supreme Islamic Council has announced that the Islamic feast of Eid-Al-Adha, commonly known as Tobaski, is Friday, 1 September 2017, and Arafat...
GRA applauded as ‘’EU vessels ...

GRA applauded as ‘’EU vessels to Gambia remain accessible’’

Friday, August 25, 2017
The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) has once again been applauded for a ‘’reliable, valid and smooth operation’’ in dealing with the EU and other...
UK celebrates success of Gambi...

UK celebrates success of Gambian Chevening scholars

Friday, August 25, 2017
UK Ambassador to The Gambia, Sharon Wardle, hosted a reception to celebrate the success of the seven young Gambians who have been awarded Chevening...
Daily Observer closed again

Daily Observer closed again

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Staff of Daily Observer newspaper have confirmed that the newspaper has been ordered to cease operations again by the Gambia Revenue Authority. ...
‘Many prisoners die in custody...

‘Many prisoners die in custody due to bad treatment’

Picture: Bakau TRRC meeting participants
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Victims of arbitrary arrest during the Jammeh regime have told the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC) technical committee that...
GCCI CEO urges support for Gam...

GCCI CEO urges support for Gambian businesses

Picture: CEO Alieu Secka wants support for entrepreneurship in The Gambia
Thursday, August 24, 2017
The Chief Executive Officer of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Employer’s Association has continued to advocate for support to...
CDS Kinteh promises greater co...

CDS Kinteh promises greater cooperation with media

Picture: Army Chief of Defence Staff Masanneh Kinteh and Gambian Media Chiefs
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Chief of Defence Staff of the Gambia Armed Forces, Masanneh Kinteh, has promised to strengthen cooperation between the armed forces and the media. ...

Patient trial of new antimalaria drug underway

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Press release Novartis and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) have launched a patient trial for KAF156, a next-generation antimalarial compound...
Fatu Camara, Gambian Journalis...

Fatu Camara, Gambian Journalist/activist, Speaks to The Point

Picture: Fatu Camara
Thursday, August 24, 2017
The Point’s reporter Sana Camara recently had an exclusive interview with Gambian journalist and activist Fatu Camara, who spoke on several issues...
Momodou Sabally, others appear...

Momodou Sabally, others appear before commission

Picture: Former SG and head of the Civil Service Momodou Sabally
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Momodou Sabally, former Secretary General and head of the Civil Service, yesterday appeared before the commission of inquiry looking into the assets...

SIS, police demand whistleblower Badjie hand over office keys

Picture: Bubacarr AMO Badjie
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Baboucarr A.M.O. Badjie, the embattled legal adviser of the State Intelligence Services (SIS), was yesterday summoned at the police headquarters...
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