Marie-Pierre Hydara: ‘My fathe...

Marie-Pierre Hydara: ‘My father was shot 3 times…’

Friday, December 15, 2017
Marie-Pierre Hydara, daughter of late journalist Deyda Hydara, has said that her father was shot “three times in cold blood by assassins” decrying...
Deyda’s killers must be indict...

Deyda’s killers must be indicted for justice to be served

Friday, December 15, 2017
Pap Saine, the co-publisher of The Point Newspaper has called on the government of The Gambia to speed up the investigations and work with partners...
Police ‘obstructed’ from inves...

Police ‘obstructed’ from investigating Deyda Killing - Ex-Police Supt

Picture: Mustapha Ceesay
Friday, December 15, 2017
Mustapha Ceesay, former superintendent of The Gambia Police Force has said that despite ‘leads and dots’ directing to specific people well placed in...
Commemoration of the 13 years ...

Commemoration of the 13 years of the assassination of Deyda Hydara

Picture: Nian Sarang Jobe
Friday, December 15, 2017
The striking testimony of Nian sarang Jobe, victim during the fatal day Deyda was assassinated Thirteen years after the assassination of Deyda...
NAWEC’s deputy director deploy...

NAWEC’s deputy director deploys to Gam Petroleum

Picture: Nani Juwara
Friday, December 15, 2017
Nani Juwara, the deputy managing director of the National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) has been appointed as the new director of Finance of...
Deyda Hydara: The man who refu...

Deyda Hydara: The man who refused to die

Picture: Baba Galleh Jallow
Friday, December 15, 2017
How does one begin to write a fitting tribute to Deyda Hydara? How does one begin to understand the brutal murder of a kind and gentle man whose only...
Ndey Tapha Sosseh: Journalist,...

Ndey Tapha Sosseh: Journalist, Unionist, freedom fighter

Picture: Ndey Tapha Sosseh
Friday, December 15, 2017
In her first interview since she returned to work as advisor to Minister of Information, Ndey Tapha Sosseh, former President of Gambia Press Union...
The Day Deyda Died: Essay by S...

The Day Deyda Died: Essay by Sheriff Bojang

Picture: Sheriff Bojang
Friday, December 15, 2017
As in the Cat Steven’s song, morning broke and the black birds were singing. It was Thursday, 16 December. It was a special day for Deyda Hydara,...
CONCEPT NOTE

CONCEPT NOTE

Friday, December 15, 2017
Symposium to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the assassination of the late Deyda Hydara and other martyrs of press freedom in The Gambia ...
Tribute to Deyda Hydara - Alag...

Tribute to Deyda Hydara - Alagi Yorro Jallow

Picture: Alagi Yorro Jallow
Friday, December 15, 2017
2004 was already a trying year for Gambia’s journalists before Deyda Hydara’s murder in December. The climate had begun to deteriorate after the...
OMVG Officials award President...

OMVG Officials award President Jawara as co-founder

Picture: Former President Sir Dawda Jawara
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Officials of The Gambia River Basin Development Organisation (OMVG) on Wednesday paid homage to The Gambia’s first president and one of the founding...
Senior GTBank official sheds l...

Senior GTBank official sheds light on Kanilai Family Farms accounts

Picture: Mr. Ayodele Bolaji, MD Guaranty Trust Bank
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Mr. Ayodele Bolaji, managing director of Guaranty Trust Bank, yesterday continued to testify before the Janneh Commission, relating to accounts...
Businessman seeks to inspire, ...

Businessman seeks to inspire, give hope to back-way returnees

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Farimang Manneh, the proprietor of Sand Beach Hotel and CEO of a leading cashew nut exporting company in The Gambia is using his successes in...
‘Access to information curbs c...

‘Access to information curbs corruption, improve accountability’

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Cherno Marena, the solicitor general of The Gambia has said that access to information helps curb corruption and controls its impacts and in the long...
Debt payment consumes 47% Gamb...

Debt payment consumes 47% Gambia’s revenue

Picture: Mr. Ulrich Jocoby & Amadou Sanneh Finance Minister
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Minister of Finance Amadou Sanneh has said that the debt financing consumes 47 percent of the country’s domestic revenue; a situation he described...
Works Ministry PS faces Janneh...

Works Ministry PS faces Janneh Commission

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Mariama Ndure-Njie, permanent secretary at the Ministry of Works, yesterday testified before the Janneh Commission in relation to state’s aircrafts. ...
$17.5M received for groundnut ...

$17.5M received for groundnut trade season, no more credit buying --Says MD Carvalho

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
The managing director of National Food Security Processing and Marketing Corporation formerly Gambia Groundnut Corporation has disclosed that the...

Woman, 25, arrested for dumping her baby in toilet

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Police in the Upper River Region (URR) have arrested one Jainaba Jaiteh a native of Allunhareh village in the Fulladou District for reportedly...
O.J. says he cannot work with ...

O.J. says he cannot work with PS Jammeh

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Reports emanating from the Ministry of Agriculture have it that Minister O.J. Jallow has rejected the appointment of PS Ousman Jammeh on the grounds...
German President arrives in Ba...

German President arrives in Banjul today

Picture: Frank-Walter Steinmeier Federal President of Germany
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
According to a press release from the office of the President, the Federal President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier will today arrive in Banjul...

Finance Ministry says World Bank didn’t purchase vehicles for Interior

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs is receiving reports regarding the purchase of vehicles for the Ministry of Interior from World Bank...
GT Bank MD dwells on Ex-Presid...

GT Bank MD dwells on Ex-President Jammeh’s accounts

Picture: Mr. Ayodele Bolaji GTB MD
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Mr. Ayodele Bolaji, managing director of Guaranty Trust Bank, reappeared before the Janneh Commission in relation to accounts belonging to the former...

Woman found dead at Sarreh Tanko

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
One Kadijatou Touray, a woman in her 60s has been found dead in the outskirts of Sarreh Tanko village, in Jarra West District of the Lower River...
Girl in comma after being knoc...

Girl in comma after being knocked by vehicle

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
An accident victim knocked by a vehicle has been in a critical condition, with police fleshing out to identify who she was. The driver of the vehicle...
Gambian ecosystem based adapta...

Gambian ecosystem based adaptation project gets over $20M

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
More than 20 million US dollars have been transferred by Green Climate Fund (GCF), to the UN Environment in The Gambian Ecosystem Based Adaptation...
Unicef Country Rep. presents l...

Unicef Country Rep. presents letters of credence to Foreign minister

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Country Representative of Unicef to The Gambia, Ms. Sandra Lattouf, Friday presented Letters of Credence to the Honourable Minister of Foreign...
China says it stands behind Pa...

China says it stands behind Palestine in building an independent state

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Chinese Foreign Ministry has says it supports efforts to handle the Middle East-related issues including the status of Jerusalem in accordance...
Sedia Bayo arrested, taken to ...

Sedia Bayo arrested, taken to court

Picture: Sedia Bayo
Monday, December 11, 2017
Sedia Bayo has been arrested in the wee hours of Friday morning, as he was about to board a plane to leave the country, according to people familiar...
VP says coalition gov’t will g...

VP says coalition gov’t will go by 5 years, As she hails France

Monday, December 11, 2017
In an attempt to end speculations over whether the coalition government will serve 3 or 5 years, the vice president and minister of Women’s Affairs...
Gov’t urges Trump to withdraw ...

Gov’t urges Trump to withdraw statement over Jerusalem

Picture: Hon Ousainou Darboe
Monday, December 11, 2017
The Gambia government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad (MoFA), has called on the United States...
U.S. announces $50,000 to assi...

U.S. announces $50,000 to assist Gambian flood victims

Monday, December 11, 2017
Ambassador of the United States of America to The Gambia Patricia Alsup visited JarraJasong (Lower River Region) today to view progress on a $50,000...
Jammeh alone cannot be blamed ...

Jammeh alone cannot be blamed for the atrocities committed Says NPP leader

Picture: Baboucarr Jabbie NPP leader
Monday, December 11, 2017
The leader of the National Progressive Party (NPP) has said that the former president Yahya Jammeh alone cannot be blamed for all the human right...
Modou Turo Darboe commissions ...

Modou Turo Darboe commissions D500,000 borehole project in Niumi

Monday, December 11, 2017
The CEO of Vision Development Foundation has commissioned a D500, 000 borehole project in Kerr Demba Holley, Upper Niumi of the North Bank Region....

220 Gambians return from Libya

Monday, December 11, 2017
A staggering number of 220 Gambian migrants have last returned home from Libya following weeks of international condemnation over the North African...

Ousman Jammeh is the new Agric PS No 1

Monday, December 11, 2017
Ousman Jammeh, the former deputy minister of Agriculture has been appointed permanent secretary No 1 at the said ministry; The Point has been...
Hawa Sisay-Sabally testifies i...

Hawa Sisay-Sabally testifies in relation to $3M transfer

Picture: Lawyer Hawa Sisay Sabally
Friday, December 08, 2017
Hawa Sisay Sabally, a senior legal practitioner, yesterday testified before the Janneh Commission in relation to the sum of $3,000,000 transferred by...
Gambians need to know presiden...

Gambians need to know president’s salary

Picture: Hon. Halifa Sallah
Friday, December 08, 2017
Hon. Halifa Sallah, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Serrekunda Central has argued that Gambians need to know the monthly salary and allowances...
‘Women entrepreneurs are drive...

‘Women entrepreneurs are drivers to economic growth”

Friday, December 08, 2017
The programme analyst, Gender and Human Right at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has underscored the role of women in national...

The call of the Republic of Turkey, the summit chair of the organisation of Islamic cooperation to the world public opinion

Friday, December 08, 2017
The defence of sanctity of Al Quds, the city of Prophets, where the sacred places of the three celestial religions coexist and where the Haram...
Former Bar Association preside...

Former Bar Association president testifies before Janneh Commission

Picture:Lawyer Loubna Farage
Thursday, December 07, 2017
Lawyer Loubna Farage, a private legal practitioner and one time president of The Gambia Bar Association was summoned by the Janneh Commission...

Agric Ministry gets new PS

Thursday, December 07, 2017
Assan Jallow has been appointed as the new permanent secretary No. 1 at the Ministry of Agriculture with effect from Wednesday 6 December 2017,...
Sidia Bayo says Jammeh not Gam...

Sidia Bayo says Jammeh not Gambia’s priority

Picture:Mr. Sidia Bayo & Yahya Jammeh
Thursday, December 07, 2017
The former Gambian-French political dissident has argued that bringing Yahya Jammeh to face justice for crimes committed is not a priority for The...
GRA boss calls for collaborate...

GRA boss calls for collaborated efforts against corruption

Thursday, December 07, 2017
The commissioner general of The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA), Yankuba Darboe, has said that the fight against corruption requires concerted efforts...
President Barrow attends inaug...

President Barrow attends inauguration of new Senegalese airport

Picture:Presidents Barrow & Sall
Thursday, December 07, 2017
President Adama Barrow will attend the commissioning of the second international airport in Senegal today, 7 December 2017, statement from the State...
35 locally elected officials t...

35 locally elected officials trained on ECOWAS Regional Integration

Thursday, December 07, 2017
Adaylong training for locally elected officials from municipalities and council and local authorities is currently underway at Golden Hotel. The...
Gov’t to pay ECOWAS Court over...

Gov’t to pay ECOWAS Court over Deyda, Chief Manneh

Picture: Amadou Sanneh Finance Economic AffairsMinister
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
The minister of Finance Economic Affairs has told deputies of the National Assembly that the new adjustments advanced in the Budget Estimate includes...

Premier Agro Oil Company defaulted to pay loan: Finance PS

Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Mr. Abdoulie Jallow, permanent secretary, Ministry Of Finance, yesterday told the Janneh Commission that Premier Agro Oil Company situated at Denton...
MRC’s outstanding performance ...

MRC’s outstanding performance boosts Gambia’s Health Sector Says President Barrow

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
The President Barrow hailed the Medical Research Council (MRC), saying their outstanding performance has boosted the Gambian Health Sector. The...

Debates on Budget Estimate suffers setback

Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Legislators at the National Assembly Tuesday postponed debate on the Budget Estimate, as Finance minister prepared some adjustment; They are...

Gambia to host first ECOWAS ROGEP forum

Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Preparations are underway for the ECOWAS Regional off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP) forum slated to take place in Banjul, The Gambia on...

CSOs call for investment to curb illegal migration

Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Civil society organisations in Senegambia have called on government and stakeholders to invest more in development in a bid to curb the mass exodus...
‘I was not involved in the sal...

‘I was not involved in the sale of Gamveg Oil Company’

Picture: The Janneh Commission Members
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Fadi Mazegi, managing director of Euro Africa Group, and director of Gamveg Oil Company, yesterday told the Janneh Commission that he was not...
Court overturns UDP activist’s...

Court overturns UDP activist’s conviction

Picture: UDP activist Lasana Jobarteh
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
The High Court of The Gambia has on Thursday passed a judgment overturning the 2014 conviction of UDP activist Lasana Jobarteh, who was convicted,...
New Interior minister appointe...

New Interior minister appointed

Picture: Habib Saihou Drammeh
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
President Adama Barrow has appointed Habib Saihou Drammeh as Minister of the Interior, on Monday, 4 December 2017. He replaces Mai Ahmad Fatty who...
Consumer protection, privacy c...

Consumer protection, privacy concern to Competition Commission

Tuesday, December 05, 2017
The Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (GCCPC) has said that consumer protection, privacy, health, environmental and safety risks...
GRA hosts IMF regional integri...

GRA hosts IMF regional integrity seminar

Tuesday, December 05, 2017
The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) and The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday 4 December 2017, commenced five days Regional Integrity...
President Barrow pays homage t...

President Barrow pays homage to ‘dramatic, decisive’ Dec 1st

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Describing it as both dramatic and decisive, President Adama Barrow has paid homage to the December 1st 2016 elections that saw him voted into office...
Foreign Minister thumbs-up Ind...

Foreign Minister thumbs-up Indonesia

Picture: The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad (MoFA), Ousainou Darboe
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad (MoFA), Ousainou Darboe Monday applauded the government of...
Ambassador C. Patricia Alsup  ...

Ambassador C. Patricia Alsup Op-Ed on UN World AIDS Day

Picture: Ambassador C. Patricia Alsup U.S. Ambassador to The Gambia
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Today I join the global community in commemorating World AIDS Day. On this day we remember those who have lost their lives to AIDS, recommit...
Amadou Samba paid over D9M tax

Amadou Samba paid over D9M tax

Picture: Amadou Samba
Monday, December 04, 2017
Amadou Samba has told the Janneh Commission, on the 30th November, 2017, that he had 10% share at Gam Petroleum Ltd., which he sold and paid D9.3...
Gambia’s first Catholic bishop...

Gambia’s first Catholic bishop appointed

Picture: Bishop elect Fr Gabriel Mendy
Monday, December 04, 2017
The Holy Father in Vatican City, Pope Francis, has accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert Ellison and then appointed Father Gabriel Mendy, making...
‘Gambia needs to address the p...

‘Gambia needs to address the past, move on’

Picture: president Ernest Bai Koromah
Monday, December 04, 2017
The president of Sierra Leone has urged The Gambia nation to overcome its political past of 22 years of oppression by forgiving and reconciling...
Coalition celebrates victory a...

Coalition celebrates victory anniversary

Monday, December 04, 2017
Thousands of Gambians have Saturday gathered at Buffer Zone, in Tallinding, to mark the first anniversary of the victory of the Coalition 2016. ...
Selling of migrants in Libya i...

Selling of migrants in Libya is the highest act of human right violation in 21st Century

Monday, December 04, 2017
The world’s most energetic but yet poor and vulnerable cohort as migrants and refugees in Africa’s desert nation of Libya are being abused and...
Senegambia Youth vows to push ...

Senegambia Youth vows to push for more integration

Monday, December 04, 2017
Civil Society Activists from Senegal and The Gambia have renewed their stance to work together for the betterment of the people of the Senegambia...
ASPA holds its Annual buyers’,...

ASPA holds its Annual buyers’, sellers’ meeting

Monday, December 04, 2017
Agribusiness Services and Producers Association (ASPA) in partnership with Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) organised a four-day stakeholder meeting,...
Captain Ebou Jallow transferre...

Captain Ebou Jallow transferred $3,000,000 to a private bank Says former Central Bank Official

Picture: The Janneh Commission Members
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Mr. Abdoulie Cham, retired Financial Controller at the Central Bank of The Gambia, yesterday told the Janneh Commission that Captain Ebou Jallow...
Gambian excels in British acad...

Gambian excels in British academic spectrum

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Mam Kumba Touray, a Gambian student at Alexander College, University of West England has made a name for herself in the British academic system after...

Gambia will not allow religious extremism

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Gambia’s Information minister has said that the government will never allow religious extremists to come and sow seeds of divisions among the...

Gambia expects big oil companies to discuss new deals

Thursday, November 30, 2017
The Gambia’s oil and gas exploration potentials conveyed at a recent investor forum in London has seduced a spectrum of international oil companies...
China’s Development in the New...

China’s Development in the New Era: Opportunities for Africa and The Gambia

Picture: H.E. ZHANG Jiming, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to The Gambia
Thursday, November 30, 2017
The recent 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China attracted worldwide attention as it has huge influence on China and the world at...
Catholic Diocese of Banjul get...

Catholic Diocese of Banjul gets a new bishop today

Picture: Bishop Ellison
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Reliable sources have informed The Point that the Catholic Diocese of Banjul will today get a new bishop. If announced, the potential successor of...
President Ernest Bai Koroma ar...

President Ernest Bai Koroma arrives in Banjul today

Picture: President Ernest Bai Koroma
Thursday, November 30, 2017
His Excellency, Mr Ernest Bai Koroma, President of Sierra Leone, is expected to arrive in Banjul today, at 12 midday, a media dispatch from...

President Barrow declares Friday as Public Holiday

Thursday, November 30, 2017
The Office of the President is pleased to inform the General Public that His Excellency, Adama Barrow, the President of the Republic of The Gambia...
Ex-president’s accountant subm...

Ex-president’s accountant submits documents to Janneh Commission

Picture: The Janneh Commission Members
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Mrs. Adama Njie, former accountant at the office of the former president, yesterday submitted relevant documents to the Janneh Commission in relation...

Ivorian National dies in mysterious circumstance

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Police have arrested handful of people including Sheikh Hydara in connection with the death of Miss. Vanisha, an Ivorian national. As questions...

President Barrow hails Gambia’s current relations with the world

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
President Adama Barrow said the relationship The Gambia currently has with the world is getting stronger and called on all to work together to...

A seeming breakthrough in GFF saga

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Reliable sources have told The Point that the Ministry of Youth and Sports was negotiation with the Fifa not to ban The Gambia. Fifa last week...

Organising Committee Targets D6 Million for 2017 NAYCONF

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
National Organising Committee of the National Youth Conference and Festival (NAYCONF) has put a budget target of six million dalasi for the...

Gambian writer reveals techniques to pass professional exams in new book

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Clearing a professional exam in the very first sitting is the dream of many young men and women, said a Gambian chartered accountant and banker...
TRUST BANK LTD DONATES TO FARA...

TRUST BANK LTD DONATES TO FARAFENNI GENERAL HOSPITAL AND ESSAU MAJOR HEALTH CENTRE

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Trust Bank Ltd donated items worth over D100, 000.00 and D50, 000.00 to Farafenni General Hospital and Essau Major Health Centre respectively to...
Commodore Senghore: It was a s...

Commodore Senghore: It was a setup for me to fail

Picture: The Janneh Commission Members
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Commodore Madani Senghore yesterday told the Janneh Commission that it was a setup for him to fail, when he was asked whether the navy should carry...
Supreme Court ruling: state re...

Supreme Court ruling: state respects disgrace for Gambia

Picture: Hon. Aboubacarr Tambedou
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
While the minister of Justice said the state disagrees with the decision of the Supreme Court with regards to Public Order Act, a civil society...
Gambia’s total revenue, grants...

Gambia’s total revenue, grants projected at D19B in 2018

Picture: Hon. Amadou Sanneh
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
The minister of Finance and Economic Affairs has revealed that the total revenue and grants for the 2018 is projected at D19.399 billion, which...
Soldiers facing mutiny, other ...

Soldiers facing mutiny, other charges pleaded not guilty

Picture: In the ongoing criminal trial involving 12
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Twelve soldiers of The Gambia Armed Forces who are facing multiple charges including mutiny and treason on Monday reappeared before the Court Martial...
Gambia stable, but security ch...

Gambia stable, but security challenges remain

Picture: DG Ousman Sowe
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
The director general of the State Intelligence Services has said that despite general calm and relative quietness as visible signs of stability...
EU trade ‘guarantees free acce...

EU trade ‘guarantees free access of Gambian goods’

Picture: Attila Lajos, EU Ambassador to Gambia
Monday, November 27, 2017
The EU ambassador to The Gambia has argued that The Gambia signing and ratifying the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) deal simply guarantees duty...
Mai Fatty ‘still part of coali...

Mai Fatty ‘still part of coalition gov’t’

Picture: Ahmed Mai Fatty, GMC
Monday, November 27, 2017
Despite his reported “removal” by President Barrow as Interior minister, Ahmed Mai Fatty, leader of The Gambia Moral Congress is still “a part of the...

Basse consumers complain about single NAWEC selling point

Monday, November 27, 2017
Consumers in Basse and its suburbs in the Upper River Region have expressed dissatisfaction and disappointment at the National Electricity and Water...

UTG finally settles for old grading system

Monday, November 27, 2017
Excitement swept across the University of The Gambia (UTG) after student leaders announced on Saturday that university authorities have finally given...
Gambian Blogger Becomes Amazon...

Gambian Blogger Becomes Amazon USA Bestseller

Monday, November 27, 2017
Ebrima Sawaneh, a young Gambian blogger who recently published a book on professional examination tips has become an Amazon international bestseller....
Central Bank to replace Jammeh...

Central Bank to replace Jammeh’s face on currency

Picture: Governor Bakary Jammeh
Friday, November 24, 2017
The governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia, Bakary Jammeh, has said that the country will begin replacing currencies bearing former leader’s face...
NAWEC unveils Gambia’s electri...

NAWEC unveils Gambia’s electricity roadmap

Picture: Nawec MD Baba Fatajo
Friday, November 24, 2017
The managing director of the National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC), Baba Fatajo on Thursday unveiled the country’s electricity sector...

Murder suspect convicted for manslaughter

Friday, November 24, 2017
The High Court in Basse in the Upper River Region presided over by Justice Simeon A. Abi convicted one Fatou Marong for manslaughter and was...
Gambia’s economic growth proje...

Gambia’s economic growth projected at 5%

Picture: Governor Bakary Jammeh
Friday, November 24, 2017
The governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia has announced that the country’s economy is projected to grow from 3% in 2017 up to 5% in the medium...
Local Government Elections, a ...

Local Government Elections, a pillar to grass roots democracy

Picture: Independent Electoral Commission Chairman Alieu Momarr Njai
Friday, November 24, 2017
Alieu MomarrNjai, chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has said that Local Government Elections constitute a key pillar in...

NAWEC to introduce smart metres to customers

Friday, November 24, 2017
As part of their new measures in the electricity sector roadmap, the National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) will soon start distributing...

Echoes of inhuman treatments from the North

Friday, November 24, 2017
It is actually heartrending hearing news and reading reports of egregious violation of human rights and human dignity of our African youths who are...
Press freedom remains under at...

Press freedom remains under attack in Gambia GPU lead counsel says

Thursday, November 23, 2017
The lead counsel representing The Gambia Press Union has told the judges of the country’s Supreme Court chaired by Chief Justice Hassan Bubacarr...
Day 2 Consultation on Islam, F...

Day 2 Consultation on Islam, FGM ends without breakthrough

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Despite series of lectures, documentaries and dialogue between high profile resource persons and eminent scholars from around Sub-sahara Africa, the...
Account General recalled by th...

Account General recalled by the Janneh Commission

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Momodou Lamin Bah, the account general, was recalled yesterday by the Janneh Commission in relation to the Multilateral Debt Relief Account. He...
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