‘Kololi ward a safe ground for...

‘Kololi ward a safe ground for President Barrow and coalition’

Picture: Kololi Alkalo, Abdoulie Joof
Abdoulie Joof, Alkalo of Kololi, has assured President Barrow and his coalition government that “Kololi ward is a safe ground” for them. Mr Joof...
Two Uk Charities gives helping...

Two Uk Charities gives helping hands to Bakau LBS

Friday, February 24, 2017
Hazel Foot Print Trust and Share Foundation UK Base Charitieson Thursday donated computers and funded The Gambia artsProject at Bakau Lower Basic...
US-based Gambian donates medic...

US-based Gambian donates medical items to Brikama Health Centre

Friday, February 24, 2017
Alieu Sanneh, a Gambian based in North Carolina (USA), on Thursday donated medical items to the Brikama Health Centre at a ceremony held at the...

Food insecurity and poverty, a major challenge to meeting SDGs target 2.1m in sub-Saharan Africa, With millions suffering from severe food insecurity in the region

Friday, February 24, 2017
The second edition of the Regional Overview of Food Insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa (2016) reveals that some 153 million people, representing about...

Students’ union prexy highlights positive developments at UTG

Thursday, February 23, 2017
The president of the University of The Gambia Students’ Union has highlighted “some positive developments” which have taken place at the university...
PL George school receives bicy...

PL George school receives bicycles, sanitary materials

Thursday, February 23, 2017
PL George Nursery School has received donation of bicycles and sanitary materials from its London friends. The donation by Police Cadet from the...
Women optimistic about Barrow’...

Women optimistic about Barrow’s government

Picture: Aji Kumba Darboe, Aisha Jarjue and Ramzia Diab
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Gambian women from all walks of life are very optimistic about President Barrow’s coalition government. They spoke to this reporter during the...
Jalanbang village in alkaloshi...

Jalanbang village in alkaloship crisis

Picture: Jalanbang villagers at premises of Ministry of Lands and Regional Gov’t in Banjul
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Some natives of Jalanbang village in West Coast Region have expressed displeasure with the appointment of the former village alkalo, Lamin Jatta...
Bankers association to stage ‘...

Bankers association to stage ‘Bankers Day’

Picture: GBA executive secretary Mamour Jagne
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The Gambia Bankers Association (GBA) is to host its 2nd Annual Banker Day on Saturday, 25 February 2017, at Coco Ocean Hotel in Bijilo. The event,...
Spain-based Gambian donates am...

Spain-based Gambian donates ambulance to No-Kunda village

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Saikou Jammeh, a Gambian based in Spain, on Monday donated a new ambulance, 100 mattresses and beds to No-Kunda village in Badibou, North Bank...
Transport unionists mourn deat...

Transport unionists mourn death of their president

Picture: The late Ousman Drammeh
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The Gambia National Transport, Agriculture, Food and Industrial Workers Union (GTFAIWI) are mourning the death of their president, Ousman Drammeh,...
UDP Deputy SG urges women to c...

UDP Deputy SG urges women to contest National Assembly elections

Picture: Aji Yam Secka
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
UDP Deputy Secretary General on Saturday urged women to contest in the upcoming National Assembly elections in April. Aji Yam Secka, a veteran and...
Badinyaa association celebrate...

Badinyaa association celebrates 8th anniversary

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Badinyaa One Family Association on Friday celebrated its 8th anniversary at a ceremony held at Brikama Health Centre. Speaking on the occasion,...
15 students complete animal we...

15 students complete animal welfare course at UTG

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
At least 15 students have recently completed a semester-long course on animal welfare at the University of The Gambia (UTG), for the first time. ...

New classroom block inaugurated in Medina Salam village

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Wonderland Year Excellence (WYCE), an NGO based in Medina Salam village, in collaboration with a UK-based charitable organisation recently...
WCR chiefs renew loyalty to Pr...

WCR chiefs renew loyalty to President Barrow

Picture: Deputy Governor Musa Suso
Monday, February 20, 2017
Nine district chiefs in West Coast Region (WCR), including the paramount chief of The Gambia, on 7 February 2017 renewed their loyalty to President...
MD GPA: Staff training is high...

MD GPA: Staff training is high on my administration agenda

Monday, February 20, 2017
The managing director of the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) has said building the capacity of the staff of the institution to better enhance their...
UK foreign secretary visits MR...

UK foreign secretary visits MRC Gambia

Picture: UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson
Monday, February 20, 2017
UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson has recently visited the Medical Research Council unit of The Gambia as part...
Expert urges gov’t to train fa...

Expert urges gov’t to train farmers on modern practices

Monday, February 20, 2017
AUnited Nations agency head has advised the government to train small scale farmers in innovative agriculture to prevent drought. International...
GTBank gives out car, other va...

GTBank gives out car, other valuables to winners of ‘Save and Win’ Promo

Picture: GTBank CEO Bolaji Ayodele
Monday, February 20, 2017
Guaranty Trust Bank Gambia Limited on Friday, 17 Feb 2017, completed the actualisation of its promise of giving out valuable prizes to winners of its...
Zenith Bank opens two more bra...

Zenith Bank opens two more branches

Picture: Zenith Bank Gambia
Friday, February 17, 2017
Zenith Bank Gambia on Monday opened two new branches in Kanifing, Jimpex Road and Brikama in the West Coast Region, bringing its total branch network...

NOTICE: Office of the President seeks to redress nature of closed businesses under former regime

Friday, February 17, 2017
The Office of the President wishes to inform businesses and investments that have been unlawfully closed or taken over between 1997 and 2016 by the...

Reinstatement of chiefs and Alkalolu in line with principles of Justice: Lands Ministry

Friday, February 17, 2017
The Ministry of Lands and Regional Government informs the public that the reinstatement of chiefs and Alkalolu who were dismissed during and after...
Gambia’s Honorary Consul in Eg...

Gambia’s Honorary Consul in Egypt Congratulates President Barrow

Friday, February 17, 2017
Your Excellency Sir, On behalf of Raslan Group in The Gambia and on my own behalf as the Chief Executive of the Group for Africa and the First...
GRA HR manager publishes two b...

GRA HR manager publishes two books again

Thursday, February 16, 2017
The Human Resources Manager at the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) has published two books ahead of Gambia’s 52nd independence anniversary, 18...

National report of out-of-school children validated

Thursday, February 16, 2017
The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MOBSE) on Tuesday organised a two-day workshop to validate the draft report of the National Study of...
Chosan Foundation offers free ...

Chosan Foundation offers free medical treatment in Wuli

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Chosan Medical Charitable Foundation at the weekend embarked on a free medical treatment exercise in Nyakoi village, Upper River Region, as part of...
Pan-African network trains 100...

Pan-African network trains 100 youths on family planning, others

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
ROJALNU, a French acronym for Pan African Youth Leadership Network, recently organised a three-day house training for about 100 young people...
Benevolent school donates to B...

Benevolent school donates to Banjulinding Health Centre

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Benevolent Technical Senior Secondary School in Banjulinding recently donated bottles of Vitamin A and Albendazole to Banjulinding Health Centre in...
EU Ambassador Lajos: ‘Gambia H...

EU Ambassador Lajos: ‘Gambia Has Decided, EU Has Decided Too’

Picture: EU Ambassador Attila Lajos
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Attila Lajos, European Union Ambassador to The Gambia, on Friday said since The Gambia has decided the EU has also decided and the decision is to...
‘Conditions at Mile Two Prison...

‘Conditions at Mile Two Prison poor’

Picture: Interior Minister Mai Fatty
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty on Monday vowed to institute broad reform of the prison system, as he made an inspection visit of the country’s...
MRC commemorates 70th annivers...

MRC commemorates 70th anniversary

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The Medical Research Council Gambia unit (MRCG) on Wednesday held an Open Day in commemoration of its 70th anniversary, 1947-2017. The event was...
Girl’s Agenda empowerment camp...

Girl’s Agenda empowerment camp for girls in process

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The Girl’s Agenda (TGA) supported by UNICEF on Friday started its annual girls empowerment camp in Bwiam, West Coast Region. Oumie Sisoho of TGA...
Islamic Online University Chan...

Islamic Online University Chancellor Visits UTG Vice Chancellor

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
On Friday 10 February 2017, the Chancellor and founder of the Islamic Online University (IOU), Dr. Bilal Philips and the Acting Vice Chancellor, Dr....
Gambia’s Consul General in Ang...

Gambia’s Consul General in Angola relishes new dispensation: Interview

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
In an exclusive interview with The Point newspaper, the Consul General of The Gambia (C.G.G) in Angola, Hon. Haggi Jawara, speaks about the new...
Cabinet Ministers trained on G...

Cabinet Ministers trained on Good Governance

Picture: Cabinet Ministers with Gibril Faal
Monday, February 13, 2017
A day’s training on Good Governance and Operational Excellence for the newly-sworn in Cabinet ministers, organised by GK Partners and the Office of...
EU, ActionAid D26M co-funded p...

EU, ActionAid D26M co-funded project certifies beneficiaries

Picture: Beneficiaries dressed in their handmade batik clothing
Monday, February 13, 2017
The European Union and ActionAid The Gambia D26M co-funded project Friday certified seven women, as well as presented land documents to women...
Taranga FM Case: Magistrate ru...

Taranga FM Case: Magistrate rules against prosecution

Picture: Abdoulie Ceesay: Taranga FM Radio former MD’s case still lingers
Monday, February 13, 2017
Magistrate Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court on 8 February 2017 ruled against the prosecution, in the case involving Ebrima B. Njie and...
Fire destroys houses worth ove...

Fire destroys houses worth over 15,000 Euro

Friday, February 10, 2017
Three bungalow houses worth over 15, 000 Euros were last Sunday burnt to ashes by fire at Jerreh Camp Lodge and Resort located 5km from Sittanunku...
Rotary Club of Fajara boosts B...

Rotary Club of Fajara boosts Bright Star School

Friday, February 10, 2017
Rotary Club of Fajara in partnership with Rotary Club of Royden Revolve based in the UK on Monday handed over school furniture, learning materials,...

Gambian ambassador to Turkey commends students for unity

Picture: Ambassador Momodou Badjie
Thursday, February 09, 2017
The Gambian ambassador to Turkey, Momodou Badjie, has commended the Association of Gambian Students in Turkey (AGAST) for maintaining unity among its...

The Girls’ Agenda to host empowerment camp for girls

Thursday, February 09, 2017
The Girls’ Agenda, a young women’s led organisation in The Gambia that champions the rights and wellbeing of girls and women will host a five-day...
TGG commemorates int’l anti-FG...

TGG commemorates int’l anti-FGM day

Thursday, February 09, 2017
The Girls Generation (TGG), a global campaign that supports the African-led movement to end FGM, Monday commemorated the International Zero Tolerance...
Youth minister visits Kitty ac...

Youth minister visits Kitty accident victims

Picture: Minister Gomez with car accident victims
Thursday, February 09, 2017
Henry Gomez, minister of Youth and Sports, on Monday visited Kitty village car accident victims who are admitted at the Edward Francis Small Teaching...
Kitty accident: eyewitnesses a...

Kitty accident: eyewitnesses allege ‘deliberate action by the driver’

Thursday, February 09, 2017
Two eyewitnesses have refuted the police version of the accident in Kitty village, on Saturday, 4 February 2017, which said it was due to an...
YEA holds seminar to change mi...

YEA holds seminar to change mindsets towards entrepreneurship

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Young Entrepreneurs Association (YEA) on Friday organised a daylong seminar at the America Corner at Kairaba Avenue to sensitise young people,...

GADHOH hails Dutch charity for restoring borehole

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Dodou Loum, executive director of the Gambia Association of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (GADHOH), has, on behalf of the association, heartily...
Young Scientists Association h...

Young Scientists Association holds general meeting

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Young Scientists Association of The Gambia recently held its general meeting at Wellingara village in Kombo North. The association was formed to...
EUCLID University commemorates...

EUCLID University commemorates UN Interfaith Harmony Week

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
The Gambia branch of EUCLID University on Sunday commemorated the 2017 edition of the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week at its...
Ex-WAAPP coordinator congratul...

Ex-WAAPP coordinator congratulates Barrow, explains his ‘illegal dismissal’

Picture: Sheikh Tijan Sossseh
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
The former coordinator of the West African Agricultural Production and Productivity Programme (WAAPP), Sheikh Tijan Sossseh, has congratulated...

Gunjur Marlborough Link founder ready to help Gambia with Commonwealth return

Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Nick Maurice, the founder of Gunjur Marlborough Link and former director of BUILD, a Commonwealth organisation, has expressed his commitment and...
Anti-FGM Day: Activists say mo...

Anti-FGM Day: Activists say more than just the law needed to end FGM

Monday, February 06, 2017
Isatou Jeng was never told why she was taken under the knife but as she grows to maturity, to womanhood, she realised that she is without a clitoris....
Girl Friend to Girl Friend dis...

Girl Friend to Girl Friend disburses D200,000 loan to women

Monday, February 06, 2017
Girl Friend to Girl Friend Association Gambia chapter, founded by a Danish called Louise Torbenson, on Wednesday disbursed D200,000 cash on loan to...

Joint message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr Babatunde Osotimehin and UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Monday, February 06, 2017
The world must make faster progress to end female genital mutilation by 2030 It irreparably damages girls’ bodies, inflicting excruciating pain....
NACOFAG president returns from...

NACOFAG president returns from South America

Friday, February 03, 2017
Alieu Sowe, president of the National Coordination of Farmer Network of The Gambia (NACOFAG) recently returned to Banjul from South America where he...
Divisional Fire Officer commen...

Divisional Fire Officer commends UK Fire Brigade

Friday, February 03, 2017
Brikama Fire Station Divisional Fire Officer Joseph Mendy has commended Avon Fire Brigade UK for its continued support and partnership with the...
GPU holds national forum on fr...

GPU holds national forum on freedom of expression for stakeholders

Thursday, February 02, 2017
The Gambia Press Union (GPU) yesterday held a daylong national forum on freedom of expression as part of efforts to pave a way for the enactment of...
Gambian-Swedish socialist come...

Gambian-Swedish socialist comes home to venture into local politics

Thursday, February 02, 2017
Pa F Sanyang, a Sweden-based Gambian politician, has said he is interested in taking up politics in his home country, The Gambia. Mr Sanyang, in...
Sofia wins educational prize i...

Sofia wins educational prize in Sweden

Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Haddyjatou Sanyang, aka Sofia, has won herself a prize after coming out top in her final year college examination at the Swedish Education...
Rural Poor Association donates...

Rural Poor Association donates firefighting materials to Brikama fire station

Wednesday, February 01, 2017
The Gambia Rural Poor Association (GAMRUPA) – Europe recently donated firefighting materials to Brikama fire and rescue station. The materials...
Rotary Club of Banjul transpor...

Rotary Club of Banjul transports about 13,000 refugees home

Wednesday, February 01, 2017
The Rotary Club of Banjul has hired some buses to facilitate the transportation of Gambians returning home from Senegal where they sought refuge...
Livestock president calls on n...

Livestock president calls on new gov’t to establish Ministry of Livestock

Picture: Ebrima Jallow
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
The president of National Livestock Owners’ Association (NaLOA) Ebrima O. Jallow has called on the new government of President Adama Barrow to...
Ocean Villa Hotel celebrates B...

Ocean Villa Hotel celebrates Barrow’s presidency

Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Ocean Villa Heights Hotel on Saturday held a reception party to celebrate the coming of President Adama Barrow and his era, at the hotel complex in...
France24 TV, RFI visit The Poi...

France24 TV, RFI visit The Point

Picture: Sarah and Bineta at The Point’s newsroom
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Journalists from the two giant media outlets in France, France24 and Radio France Internationale (RFI), recently paid a courtesy call on The Point...
Lamin village offers prayers f...

Lamin village offers prayers for new gov’t

Picture: Lamin village residents reciting the Holy Quran in prayers for President Barrow’s gov’t
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The people of Lamin village have organised a Quranic recitation to pray for the wellbeing of the new government headed by President Adama Barrow. ...

Education foundation urges parents to send kids back to school

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The Salimatou Foundation for Education (SaFE) has expressed “great concern” about the low attendance of pupils since the political crisis ended. ...
Ministry receives support to p...

Ministry receives support to pay for borrowed medical items

Monday, January 30, 2017
Catholic Relief Service (CRS) last Friday presented a cheque of D142,310 to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to help in the payment of...
Business as usual! The Gambia ...

Business as usual! The Gambia Experience is excited to get holidays back on track

Monday, January 30, 2017
Following the swift removal of the FCO’s travel advice ‘against all but essential travel’ to The Gambia, UK tour operator The Gambia Experience is...
33rd Ordinary Session of AU op...

33rd Ordinary Session of AU opens in Addis Ababa, Gambia commended

Thursday, January 26, 2017
The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has called for the general adoption and upholding of the values of Pan...
FGM art exhibition underway at...

FGM art exhibition underway at Alliance Français

Thursday, January 26, 2017
The name of the exhibition is Riverine and it was organised by Alice Mcdowell and Maurice Gunning, an Irish, in collaboration with Dr Isatou Touray. ...

Ecowas force to remain in Gambia for 6 months

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
The ECOWAS Commission has said its coalition force in The Gambia would remain for the next six months, as requested by President Adama Barrow. ...
Jammeh congratulates Barrow

Jammeh congratulates Barrow

Picture: Ex-President Jammeh
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Former President Yahya Jammeh has congratulated President Adama Barrow, in a message read on state TV Saturday night. “I hereby wish President...
Jammeh’s last speech before go...

Jammeh’s last speech before going into exile

Picture: Ex-President Jammeh
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Fellow Gambians, My first pre-occupation as President and commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, and a patriot, and the most sacred at that, is...
Gambians express expectations ...

Gambians express expectations as new gov’t sets in

Monday, January 23, 2017
As the political impasse is finally laid to rest with the departure of the former president, Yahya Jammeh, Gambians from all walks of life have begun...

France congratulates President Adama Barrow Statement of the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of International Development INAUGURATION OF PRESIDENT ADAMA BARROW

Monday, January 23, 2017
In accordance with the Gambian constitution, this ceremony confirms his indisputable victory in the presidential elections of 1 December 2016,...
Statement by the High-Represen...

Statement by the High-Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on her phone conversation with President Adama Barrow of The Gambia

Picture: High-Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini
Monday, January 23, 2017
I just spoke with the new President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, to congratulate him on his investiture this afternoon. I wished him every success...
Press Release: UK Foreign Secr...

Press Release: UK Foreign Secretary congratulates new Gambian President Barrow

Picture: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson
Monday, January 23, 2017
Speaking after President Barrow’s inauguration, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said: “I congratulate His Excellency Adama Barrow on his inauguration...
Govt’s Press Release on outcom...

Govt’s Press Release on outcome of ECOWAS Mediation Mission

Picture: Info Minister Seedy Njie
Monday, January 16, 2017
The general public is hereby informed that His Excellency The President of the Islamic Republic of The Gambia, Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya...
Side By Side, partners reach o...

Side By Side, partners reach out to underprivileged Gambian families

Monday, January 16, 2017
Side By Side Organisation and it’s U.S. contacts on January 13, 2017, provided relief assistance to 20 underprivileged families in The Gambia. The...
GFPA empowers local groups

GFPA empowers local groups

Thursday, January 12, 2017
The Gambia Family Planning Association (GFPA) recently empowered five community-based organizations with income generating facilities and cash worth...
Remarks by Ambassador C. Patri...

Remarks by Ambassador C. Patricia Alsup on The Gambian Political Impasse

Picture: Ambassador C. Patricia Alsup
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Ambassador Alsup made the following remarks at an American Citizens Town Hall Meeting on January 6, 2017. Ladies and gentlemen, it is a great...
British national inaugurates n...

British national inaugurates new nursery school in Gunjur

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Doctor Ken Wright, a British national, on Thursday presided over the inauguration of Kenali Community Nursery School in Gunjur Sambuyang, Kombo South...

PRESS RELEASE: The Gambia Christian Community issues Word of Encouragement

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
In the name of God the Almighty, we continue to pray for peace in our beloved country – for the Gambia our Home Land. Beloved people of the Gambia...
Mum Fund presents baby items t...

Mum Fund presents baby items to first baby

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Young Gambian Mum Fund, a charity comprising representatives from across the world including The Gambia, on Sunday presented baby items worth D5,000...
26-year-old solicits support f...

26-year-old solicits support for overseas treatment

Picture: Nyima Jadama
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Nyima Jadama, a 26-old year woman residing in Sanchaba, is soliciting financial support from the government, private and public sectors, NGOs, and...
Planet Earth launches wetland ...

Planet Earth launches wetland environment club

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
The national director of Rescue Mission Planet Earth, a civil society initiative in North Bank Region, Buramanding Solo Kinteh, has lauded the...
German-based Gambian donates f...

German-based Gambian donates funeral vehicle to Banjul

Monday, January 09, 2017
Banjul City Council (BCC) on Friday received a donation of Mercedes Benz from a native of Banjul residing in Germany. The vehicle is to be used for...
GTSC reassures of reliable and...

GTSC reassures of reliable and affordable int’l service

Monday, January 09, 2017
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Gambia Transport Service Company (GTSC), Edward Graham, and the General Manager of the company, Habib...
Sika school receives education...

Sika school receives educational materials

Friday, January 06, 2017
Sika Lower Basic School, Sika village in Upper Niumi District, has recently received a donation of 500 exercise books and other learning materials...
Saamasang trains Bafoloto wome...

Saamasang trains Bafoloto women on violence against children

Picture: Haruna Badjie of Department of Social Welfare coordinator forWest Coast Region
Friday, January 06, 2017
Saamasang Federation in collaboration with ChildFund The Gambia recently conducted a training workshop for women of Bafoloto village at the...
St Joseph’s High School alumni...

St Joseph’s High School alumni stage fundraising gala

Thursday, January 05, 2017
St. Joseph’s High School Alumni organised a reunion and fundraising gala at the Paradise Suites Hotel in Senegambia on Friday 30 December 2016. ...
Rotary Club of Brusubi/Serekun...

Rotary Club of Brusubi/Serekunda boosts Tanka-Tanka Hospital

Thursday, January 05, 2017
Rotary Club of Brusubi /Serekunda as part of their activities last Friday donated 20 cartons of U-Fresh Soap to TankaTanka Hospital at a ceremony...
Saamasang Federation conducts ...

Saamasang Federation conducts entrepreneurship training for parents

Picture: The participants on the Business training
Thursday, January 05, 2017
Saamasang Federation, in collaboration with ChildFund the Gambia, recently conducted a one-day entrepreneurship training for parents, at the...
NACCUG trains board members on...

NACCUG trains board members on performance Mgt

Wednesday, January 04, 2017
The National Association of Co-operative Credit Union of the Gambia (NACCUG) last week held a two-day intensive training for its board members from...
Hands on Africa supports schoo...

Hands on Africa supports school children

Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Hands on Africa, a UK-based charity, on Saturday, Christmas Eve, donated materials and food items including bags of rice and gallons of cooking oil...
Young Gambian lady’s dream of ...

Young Gambian lady’s dream of owning cosmetics brand realised

Picture: Crowned Cosmetics CEO Marie Ndow
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Twenty-two year old Marie Ndow’s dream of establishing her own cosmetics brand has come to reality when hundreds of cosmetics lovers converged at a...
Award holders train teachers o...

Award holders train teachers on FGM

Wednesday, January 04, 2017
The Gold Award Holders Association (GAHA) of The Gambia on Thursday trained 20 Madrassa (Islamic school) teachers on female genital mutilation at the...
New Year’s Message 2017 – by T...

New Year’s Message 2017 – by The Most Reverend Hannah Caroline Faal-Heim, Presiding Bishop of The Gambia, The Methodist Church The Gambia

Picture: The Most Rev Hannah Caroline Faal-Heim
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the...
NEW YEAR MESSAGE 2017 FROM THE...

NEW YEAR MESSAGE 2017 FROM THE RT. REVEREND JAMES ALLEN YAW ODICO BISHOP ANGLICAN DIOCESE OF GAMBIA

Picture: THE RT. REVEREND JAMES ALLEN YAW ODICO
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
“The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works” Psalm 145:9. Beloved people of God, in the beginning God created the heavens...
FAO gives over D4.7m worth of ...

FAO gives over D4.7m worth of fishing gears to communities, Fisheries Department

Picture: Mrs Mariatou Njie, AFAOR and Head of Progs presenting items to Minister Pa Ousman Jarju (Photo credit: ©FAO/Amadou Bah)
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on 28 December handed over fishing gears worth over GMD4.7m to 12 communities and...

Jambanjelly celebrates Kwanzaa festival

Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Hero Jambanjelly in on collaboration with the Jambanjelly women involved in horticulture Wednesday joined brothers and sisters from the diaspora to...
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