GMES and Africa project launched in The Gambia

The Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) and Africa project, which was launched in Lisbon, Portugal, in December 2007 during the 2nd...
GCCPC validates 2019-2021 Stra...

GCCPC validates 2019-2021 Strategy Plan

Friday, March 22, 2019
The Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (GCCPC), yesterday validated a three-year strategy plan that will run from 2019 to 2021....
Rotary Club of Maryland donate...

Rotary Club of Maryland donates to Kanifing General Hospital

Friday, March 22, 2019
The Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja District 9110 in Nigeria has become the latest institution to donate to the Kanifing General Hospital with the...
African Tax Media Network form...

African Tax Media Network formed in Kigali

Picture: ATAF Director of Tax programme
Thursday, March 21, 2019
African journalists who participated in the recently concluded second African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) media engagement and training in...
Reliance Financial services op...

Reliance Financial services opens new cash centre in Baja Kunda

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Reliance Financial Services, last Saturday opened a new cash centre in Upper River Region’s Wuli District village of Baja Kunda, as part of its...
Niani NAM visits project sites

Niani NAM visits project sites

Thursday, March 21, 2019
National Assembly members of Central River Region’s Niani constituency have recently conducted a five-day tour of project sites within his...
Works Minister, Chinese Ambass...

Works Minister, Chinese Ambassador visit construction projects in URR

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Transport, Works and Infrastructure Minister Bai Lamin Jobe and the Ambassador of the People’s’ Republic of China to The Gambia Ma Jian Chun, last...
GTBank Donates Washing Machine...

GTBank Donates Washing Machine to Farafenni General Hospital

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Recognizing this important role that washing machine have always played in infection control in the healthcare sector, GTBank Gambia on Tuesday March...

Over 35 traders complete regional integration training

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
At least 35 traders from Gambian local communities recently completed a day integration training on free movement of people and goods within the West...
TEF set to announce 2019 selec...

TEF set to announce 2019 selected Gambian entrepreneurs

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Selected Gambian applicants for the 2019 cohort of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) flagship entrepreneurship programme will be announced on March...
FIU trains accountants, others...

FIU trains accountants, others on anti-money laundering and terrorism financing

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Gambia’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Monday commenced a three-day anti-money laundering and combating terrorism financing training for lawyers,...
14-year-old girl solicits urge...

14-year-old girl solicits urgent aid for overseas medical treatment

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Parents of a 14-year-old girl, Hawa Sarjo from London Corner in Serrekunda are soliciting urgent financial support from the government, the private...
Gambia elected into PUIC Execu...

Gambia elected into PUIC Executive Committee

Picture: L-R: Honourable Ousman Touray, Sainey Touray, Ousman Sillah, Fakebba Colley and Secretary Landing Jobe
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Gambia has become one of the four African countries elected to serve in the 12-nation Executive Committee of the Parliamentary Union of the...

IOM holds 1st cross-border cultural activity

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
International Organization for Migration (IOM) in partnership with The Gambia Immigration Department and border management authorities of The Gambia...
MAJAC holds first Students Uni...

MAJAC holds first Students Union congress

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Media Academy for Journalism and Communication (MAJAC); an academy established by The Gambia Press Union to train, mold and nurture young Gambian...

IOM holds 1st cross-border cultural activity

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
International Organization for Migration (IOM) in partnership with The Gambia Immigration Department and border management authorities of The Gambia...
Tankonkunda LBS celebrates Com...

Tankonkunda LBS celebrates Commonwealth Day

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Pupils and teachers of Tankonkunda Lower Basic School in Central River Region’s Sami District have recently celebrated Commonwealth Day with parents...
GYIN Gambia Chapter holds 2nd ...

GYIN Gambia Chapter holds 2nd Mentorship Cohort Graduation

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Churchill’s Town- On 16 March 2019, The Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia Chapter recently held a graduation of 50 young Gambians on...

NAATIP sensitises KM on human trafficking and smuggling

Monday, March 18, 2019
National Agency Against Trafficking in Persons (NAATIP) last week conducted a sensitisation at the Kanifing Municipal Council ground to raise...

Gambia’s 54th Independence celebrated in Egypt

Monday, March 18, 2019
Gambians in Egypt have celebrated the country’s 54th Independence Day in the North African nation, remembering the memories of sacrifices made by the...
UK charity vows to invest in G...

UK charity vows to invest in Gambia’s education and sanitation

Monday, March 18, 2019
A United Kingdom-based charity who call themselves Orphan Child have promised to extend their humanitarian support to the Gambia to improve learning...
1 million people were killed w...

1 million people were killed within 100 days in 1994 Rwanda Genocide

Monday, March 18, 2019
African media practitioners and communicators at Kigali, Genocide memorials for an excursion A senior guide officer at the Rwanda genocide...

NOGAHT sensitises stakeholders on human trafficking

Friday, March 15, 2019
Network of Girls against Human Trafficking (NOGAHT) and Kanifing municipal Council (KMC) have recently organised a day sensitisation forum for...
Kotu Senior School Press Club ...

Kotu Senior School Press Club visits The Point

Friday, March 15, 2019
A total of 45 students as members of Kotu Senior Secondary School press club, Monday visited The Point, first-hand on how newspaper story writing and...
Artisanal fisheries operators ...

Artisanal fisheries operators hold AGM

Friday, March 15, 2019
Members of the National Association of Artisanal Fisheries Operators (NAAFO); Tuesday held their annual general meeting at the Association’s office...
PFG celebrates International W...

PFG celebrates International Women’s Day

Friday, March 15, 2019
Members of a non-governmental organisation who call themselves Prospect For Girls (PFG) recently celebrated International Women’s Day with students...
Bakau Alkalo warns unpaid yard...

Bakau Alkalo warns unpaid yard owners to settle D20M arrears

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Bakau Alkalo Alhagie Luntang Jaiteh has warned yard owners who default in the payment of their compound rates within his designated catchment area to...
ATAF and African journalists d...

ATAF and African journalists discuss continent’s tax, digitalisation agenda in Kigali

Thursday, March 14, 2019
At the fringes of the second African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) media engagement and training in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, ATAF officials met...
State-of-the earth studio inau...

State-of-the earth studio inaugurated at GRTS

Thursday, March 14, 2019
A newly built and decorated state-of-the earth studio at The Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS) funded by Muslim Television Ahmadiyya (MTA)...
Maa Foundation for Women suppo...

Maa Foundation for Women supports Banjul fishmongers

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Fish mongers association in Banjul have received a donation of protective gloves, washing buckets, net feel tables and detergents from Maa Foundation...
Councilor: I’m determined to s...

Councilor: I’m determined to stand for my people

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Alieu K Darboe, councilor of Kembujeh ward in Brikama North has vowed to stand by his people at any given time and to share the little he got with...
19 Cadet Administrative office...

19 Cadet Administrative officers, Assistant Secretaries receive induction training

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
At least 19 Cadet Administrative officers and Assistant Secretaries who were recently appointed into the civil service have received a two-week...

Nusrat won Interlink Global College inter-schools debate, drama competition

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Nusrat senior secondary school Saturday emerged as winner of Interlink Global College annual inter-schools debate and drama competition that was...
Highlight of Gambia’s potentia...

Highlight of Gambia’s potential in underwater cultural heritage

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Putting into consideration Gambia’s history as linked to its river, creeks, tributaries and the Atlantic coast, one of the country’s finest and...
Daughters of Gambia supports H...

Daughters of Gambia supports Hope Center nursery school

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Daughters of Gambia (DFG); a not-for profit humanitarian organisation founded by Adama Jarju and Vincent Benedict in January this year, have...

Banni Ward: We are worried if our councillor is fit to represent us anymore

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Anumber of people in Central River Region-North Banni Ward said they are concerned if their elected councillor Sorry Darboe is anymore fit to lead...
Women dominates 50 percent of ...

Women dominates 50 percent of world population

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
President Adama Barrow’s newly appointed minister of women affairs, children and social welfare said on Thursday that meaningful development can...
Nyofelleh LBS certifies Hearts...

Nyofelleh LBS certifies Hearts for Siffoe in Belgium

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Management and students of Nyofelleh Lower Basic School in Kombo South have submitted a certificate of appreciation to Hearts for Siffoe, a seven...
ChildFund, MoFEA conclude regi...

ChildFund, MoFEA conclude regional NDP, SDGs sensitisation

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
ChildFund-The Gambia and Ministry of finance and economic affairs have ended a two-day regional sensitisation of civil society organisations on the...
WANEP, DCAF civil society capa...

WANEP, DCAF civil society capacity building training ends

Monday, March 11, 2019
A two-day capacity building for Civil Society Organisations that focused on Gambia’s security sector reform process has ended last week at the...
Economic activity in Sub-Sahar...

Economic activity in Sub-Saharan Africa remains robust

Monday, March 11, 2019
Gambia’s central bank governor Bakary Jammeh said last week that economic activity in Sub-Saharan Africa remain robust, supported mainly by domestic...
‘Media plays critical role in ...

‘Media plays critical role in tax matters’

Monday, March 11, 2019
Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) Commissioner of domestic tax has underscored that the media plays very critical role in tax and tax related matters in...
NCAC plans to showcase women p...

NCAC plans to showcase women pioneer in subsequent IWD celebrations

Monday, March 11, 2019
Celebrating this year’s International Women’s Day in a modest way in the premise of the National Museum, acting Director General of National Center...
Sare Samba finally gets water ...

Sare Samba finally gets water after 2 decades of acute water shortage

Monday, March 11, 2019
Two decades of acute water shortage that continues to hit Sare Samba village, Lower Fulladou West District of the Central River Region making it...

International NGO making difference in The Gambia

Monday, March 11, 2019
The saying that no government can do it all alone or simply put it, no government is capable of meeting all its development objectives alone, hence...

IMF reaches Staff Level Agreement on a Staff Monitored Program with The Gambia

Monday, March 11, 2019
End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed...
WAIFEM regional course underwa...

WAIFEM regional course underway in Banjul

Friday, March 08, 2019
A five days West African regional course on economic analysis techniques, monetary policy and financial management organised by West African...
Gambia to host 3rd Pan-African...

Gambia to host 3rd Pan-African Youth Commission meeting

Picture: NYC Chairman Dembo Kambi
Friday, March 08, 2019
The Gambia will host the third Pan-African Youth Commission Assembly meeting on African unity and development from 23 to 26 March, at Kairaba Beach...

Thomas Cook supports Gambia’s major hospital

Friday, March 08, 2019
Barely a month after supporting various hospitals, schools and communities across The Gambia, Thomas Cook Northern Europe (TCNE) last Tuesday made...

The Woman Boss trains girls and women on leadership

Friday, March 08, 2019
A Gambian Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; The Woman Boss have trained girls and women recently organised a forum where they trained women...

Message of the Regional Director, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2019

Friday, March 08, 2019
The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”, is a clarion call to all of us that rapid...
Jammeh victims cry for justice

Jammeh victims cry for justice

Thursday, March 07, 2019
Families and friends of victims of Gambia’s former President Yahya Jammeh have been mounting pressure on authorities, demanding for justice to be...
Point senior reporter attends ...

Point senior reporter attends ATAF Rwanda media training

Thursday, March 07, 2019
A senior newspaper reporter with The Point Newspaper, who is also chief executive producer of Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) Maiden “Naamo” Magazine...

EBA educates Gambian vendors on standard procurement policies

Thursday, March 07, 2019
The Large-scale Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EBA) in The Gambia – a project designed to develop a climate-resilient and natural resource-based economy...
Tujereng gets D4M skills cente...

Tujereng gets D4M skills center

Thursday, March 07, 2019
The Foundation for the Needy-Gambia and SoS-Gambia has provided a skills training center costing D4 million for the Tujereng community. The skills...
GPU trains musicians, others o...

GPU trains musicians, others on freedom of expression

Wednesday, March 06, 2019
The Gambia Press Union (GPU) have trained stakeholders in the entertainment industry, including musicians, theatre, filmmakers and producers on...
ChildFund, partners celebrate ...

ChildFund, partners celebrate ICDB

Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Child Fund-The Gambia and its local partners, Sunday celebrated International Children Day of Broadcasting (ICDB) at the West Coast Region governor’s...
National Dialogue on Education...

National Dialogue on Education held

Wednesday, March 06, 2019
A one day national action dialogue on education organised by Paradise Foundation was recently held at Paradise Suites hotel in Kololi. The dialogue...

Basse Major Health Centre boosted

Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Maternity ward of Basse major health center have been supported with items, including a freezer, bed sheets, electric bulbs, buckets, broomsticks and...
Mayor Lowe allocates D10M to B...

Mayor Lowe allocates D10M to Banjul Women

Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Mayor of Banjul, Rohey Malick Lowe last week allocated 10 million dalasis to the women of the city of Banjul as part of fulfillment of a promise she...
Stakeholders discuss Tertiary,...

Stakeholders discuss Tertiary, Higher Education assessment survey

Tuesday, March 05, 2019
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) last Tuesday organised an inception meeting with stakeholders on the...
Beakanyang officials meet VP D...

Beakanyang officials meet VP Darboe

Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Vice president Ousainou Darboe has recently received in audience, officials of Beakanyang Kafo, at State House in Banjul. Speaking during the...

Gamdiary set to boost Gambia’s business industry

Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Gamdiary, an e-business startup, offering online delivery services and scale platform to home business communities, last Thursday trained marketing...

KAC awards about D28M projects implementation to contractors

Monday, March 04, 2019
Kuntaur Area Council in collaboration with The Gambia Agency for Public Works (Gamworks), last Wednesday awarded the implementation of four project...

Turkish team introduces waste management equipment to KMC

Monday, March 04, 2019
Sanna Jallow A team from the Turkish National Waste Management has introduced a waste management equipment to Knifing Municipal Councils (KMC)...

Multi-sectorial school seminar on sexual violence held

Monday, March 04, 2019
The Girls’ Agenda, last Wednesday organised a day-long multi-sectorial school seminar on sexual violence, held at the NaNA conference hall in Bakau. ...
29 students graduated atSASS C...

29 students graduated atSASS Cosmetology

Monday, March 04, 2019
A total of twenty-nine students, last Saturday graduated at SASS Cosmetology and Skills Academy held at a hotel in Kololi. The 29 graduates,...
EU secures D1.375B budget supp...

EU secures D1.375B budget support disbursement for Gambia

Picture: Commissioner Neven Mimica
Friday, March 01, 2019
European Union’s Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica has stated in a statement read to journalists by the...
Demba Konjira elected CRR teac...

Demba Konjira elected CRR teachers’ credit union board chairman

Friday, March 01, 2019
Teachers in Central River Region (CRR) has elected Demba Konjira as chairman of the region’s Gambia Teachers Union Cooperative Credit Union (GTUCCU)...
3 men save Belgians from drawi...

3 men save Belgians from drawing at Kasumeh beach

Friday, March 01, 2019
Two Coco Ocean hotel staff and a juice presser at Kasumeh hotel in Bijilo have saved the lives of three Belgian nationals when they nearly drowned at...
Women Bureau, KMC sensitise la...

Women Bureau, KMC sensitise lady councilors on NGWEP

Friday, March 01, 2019
Women Bureau and Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC), Tuesday conducted a day-long capacity building and sensitisation for lady councilors and...
MRC Gambia at LSHTM’s Dr. Udua...

MRC Gambia at LSHTM’s Dr. Uduak Okomo wins 2019 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award

Friday, March 01, 2019
Dr. Uduak Okomo, paediatrician and epidemiologistat the MRC Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, has won the 2019...
Barrow says only the ‘right’ p...

Barrow says only the ‘right’ person can move Gambia to success

Thursday, February 28, 2019
President Adama Barrow Tuesday said that, only the right person can lead The Gambia into a more advanced develop country, couple with the creation of...
NGBV presents demands to NAMs,...

NGBV presents demands to NAMs, decision makers

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Network Against Gender Based Violence (NGBV), Tuesday presented a 12-point position paper to National Assembly Members and decision makers in demand...
Journalists trained on economi...

Journalists trained on economic, financial reporting

Thursday, February 28, 2019
At least 23 journalists in West African English speaking countries have recently concluded a three-day training course on economic and financial...
Vegetable vendors bemoan poor ...

Vegetable vendors bemoan poor business

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Vegetable vendors in Serrekunda have complained of having difficulties to buy from vegetable farmers to sell as business, saying market prices are...
EFSTH benefits D1.6M surgical,...

EFSTH benefits D1.6M surgical, medical materials supply

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Imam Ebou Ndure, a native of Banjul based in Ireland, last Friday presented a supply of surgical and medical items worth 1.6 dalasis to Gambian main...
Fedex donates learning materia...

Fedex donates learning materials to Gambian students

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
As part of their plans to complement government efforts in the area of sport and education, Fedex; a Spanish foundation in collaboration with the...
GCCPC sensitises GADHOH member...

GCCPC sensitises GADHOH members on consumer mandate

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (GCCPC), in fulfillment of its consumer awareness mandate, recently organised day consumer...
Union of Kombo South to distri...

Union of Kombo South to distribute learning, sanitary equipment to schools

Picture: Union chairman Musa Ceesay and Christian Jakobsen
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
A newly created association call the Union of Kombo South will be distributing huge learning and sanitation materials to schools in Kombo South with...
District tribunal levies D10, ...

District tribunal levies D10, 000 fine on man guilty of unlawful timber cutting

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Central River Region’s Nianija district chief has convicted and sentenced one Alieu Bah to a fine of D10, 000 after the district tribunal found him...
Triple-D Foundation holds “Afr...

Triple-D Foundation holds “Africa of Our Dream’’ Round-Table Discussion

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Non-profit charitable organisation Triple-D Foundation recently held their first round-table discussion on the theme: Africa of our dream. The...

New reading scheme launched

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
A new reading system call Baobab Reading Scheme, produced by Abooku, a UK-based charity, have been launched for Gambian schools. The reading...
Dutch students built toilet fa...

Dutch students built toilet facility, paint Latiriya health post

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Four students from Liemers College in Zevenaar City in Holland have built a toilet facility at health post in Kombo North and the health facility...
Cabinet deliberates government...

Cabinet deliberates government supply-side in telecoms market

Monday, February 25, 2019
In their second special meeting in 2019, Gambia’s cabinet deliberated on a joint paper presented by the Ministers of Finance and Information...
GCCI unveils project to suppor...

GCCI unveils project to support youth entrepreneurship

Monday, February 25, 2019
Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) have unveiled a youth entrepreneurship sustainability project to help sustain youth businesses in the...
UNODC gives IT, evidence colle...

UNODC gives IT, evidence collection equipment to anti-drug agency

Monday, February 25, 2019
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Tuesday donated IT and evidence collection equipment to the Drug Law Enforcement Agency of The...
Saint Francis SSS, others cele...

Saint Francis SSS, others celebrate Gambia’s 54th Independence anniversary

Monday, February 25, 2019
Saint Francis Lower Basic, Upper and Senior Secondary school and ten other Upper and Nursery schools within the Banyanka cluster catchment area have...
Declaration of freedom should ...

Declaration of freedom should equip us to ratify our nationhood

Friday, February 22, 2019
President Adama Barrow has reminded Gambians that declaration of freedom should equip them to ratify nationhood and patriotism that can propel their...
AAITG trains 30 project benefi...

AAITG trains 30 project beneficiaries on PVA

Friday, February 22, 2019
ActionAid International The Gambia in partnership with Njawara Agricultural Training Center recently trained 30 people whose communities benefited...
NCAC Ag. Director says Copy Ri...

NCAC Ag. Director says Copy Right Regulations is now in full operation

Friday, February 22, 2019
National Center for Arts and Culture (NCAC) acting director general Hassoum Ceesay has told our reporter in an interview that the published 2018 Copy...
26 students qualify for Take-M...

26 students qualify for Take-M Spelling Bee National Championship

Friday, February 22, 2019
By Fatou B. Cham A total of twenty-six students have qualified for the national championship of the Take-M Transformation Organisation spelling...
Gambia-based environmentalist ...

Gambia-based environmentalist receives Africa Innovative Volunteer award

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Ahmed A. Salami, a Nigerian-Gambia based environmentalist, community developer, social justice activist and President of Ecosystems Based Adaptation...

SG condemns rumor of Amanah blocking teachers’ salaries

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Secretary General of the Secretariat of Arabic and Islamic Teachers (Amanah) has condemned the rumors of his secretariat being responsible for...

Danish charity disburses D180, 000 to business starters

Thursday, February 21, 2019
A Danish-based charity organisation; Girlfriend to Girlfriend International, through its Gambia chapter over the weekend distributed cash amounting...
Buduk Youth Development Associ...

Buduk Youth Development Association inaugurated

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Young people of Buduk Bantaba in Central River Region’s Nianija District recently inaugurated their new development association call Buduk Youth...
Banding Drammeh asks CRC to be...

Banding Drammeh asks CRC to be cautious

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Former Gambia Supreme Islamic Council President Sheikh Alhaji Ahmad Banding Drammeh has called on the authorities of the Constitutional Review...
ECOMIG doctor performs another...

ECOMIG doctor performs another 1, 765 deliveries at Essau District Hospital

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Doctor of the Ghanaian ECOMIG contingent in The Gambia, Major Bernard Yaw Nana Agyiri has administered another 1, 765 successful deliveries and...
Thousands to gather in Saliken...

Thousands to gather in Salikenni for annual ‘Gaamo’

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Thousands of Muslims from across The Gambia and beyond will be gathering in North Bank Region’s Central Baddibou community of Salikenni to observe...
GDHI donates Laboratory equipm...

GDHI donates Laboratory equipment to Hospitals

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Gambian Diaspora Healthcare Initiative (GDHI); a non-government organization of diaspora Gambians across all continents with headquarters in Maryland...
Women Empowerment boosts Mile ...

Women Empowerment boosts Mile 2, Tanka Tanka

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
A non-profit organisation Women Empowerment Project International have supported the Mile 2 Central prison female wing and Tanka Tanka Psychiatric...
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