WYCE commissions Coos milling ...

WYCE commissions Coos milling machine

Kartong Ward councilor Bubacarr Kanteh, Sunday presided over the inauguration of a coos milling machine at Madina Salam village in Kombo South. ...
Youth rehabilitates Tabokoto-F...

Youth rehabilitates Tabokoto-Fajikunda road

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Tabokoto and Fajrkunda youth have recently rehabilitated the road linking the two communities to the main highway. The residents of the area describe...

Youth trainers trained on quality

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The Gambia Standards Bureau in partnership with European Union funded Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) has recently trained 40 youth trainers on...

United Purpose nationally launches Market Price information system

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The United purpose UP (formerly known as concern Universal) international NGOs with funding from Nema- Chosso under the ministry of Agriculture over...
US based Gunjur citizens donat...

US based Gunjur citizens donate to AGYCOD

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The Association of Gunjur Youth for Community Development (AGYCOD) Sunday received educational books from Ebrima A. Janneh and Lamin Jammeh, citizens...
Dutch philanthropist inaugurat...

Dutch philanthropist inaugurates classroom block

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
A new classroom block sponsored by Wendy and Bart de Varies, a couple from the Netherlands was on Saturday inaugurated at Umar Bun Khatab Islamic...
Prof Gomez calls for massive e...

Prof Gomez calls for massive educational change

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Prof. Gomez, the dean of Arts and Sciences at the University of The Gambia (UTG) has called on The Gambia government and responsible citizens of this...
Group of returnee migrants rai...

Group of returnee migrants raises awareness on dangers of journey

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Youth Against Irregular Migration (YAIM) has just concluded a week-long sensitization campaign in the Central River South and the Upper River...

UTG Debate Association holds summer public debate

Monday, August 13, 2018
University of The Gambia (UTG) Debate Association on Friday held their second edition of All Summer Public Debate at the American Corner at Comium...

Banjul North NAM unveils Constituency Scholarship Fund

Monday, August 13, 2018
Demonstrating his known support to education once again, National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North Hon. Ousman Sillah recently unveiled an...
NCCE sensitizes CRR Communitie...

NCCE sensitizes CRR Communities on democracy, rule of law

Monday, August 13, 2018
National Council for Civic Education (NCCE), an institution mandated to enlighten citizens on their civic rights and duties to cultivate an...

Afrique Pesage Gambia launches Axle Load weighing

Monday, August 13, 2018
Afrique Pesage Gambia limited in collaboration with Gambia’s Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure and the National Road Authority Friday...
NARI intensifies capacity buil...

NARI intensifies capacity building of researchers, technicians

Friday, August 10, 2018
National Agricultural Research institute (NARI) has taken a paradigm shift in agricultural development through the organisation of a three-day...
Drivers urged to minimize spee...

Drivers urged to minimize speed to reduce road accidents

Friday, August 10, 2018
Police Inspector Almameh Jersey, officer in charge of traffic at Kairaba Police Station has called on Gambian drivers to responsibly observe speed...
TRRC appoints director of Rese...

TRRC appoints director of Research & Investigations

Picture: Alagie Barrow
Friday, August 10, 2018
Acting in accordance with Section 24 (1) of the TRRC Act, 2017, the executive secretary of the TRRC has appointed Mr. Alagie Barrow as director of...

Senegambia migration to Europe no longer a crisis

Alhagie Mbye; The Point Europe Correspondent
Friday, August 10, 2018
The issue regarding number of Senegambian migrants desperately crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe for either asylum purposes or search...
Gambia has witnessed high leve...

Gambia has witnessed high level of corruption, ineffectiveness of government

Picture: Madi Jobarteh
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Gambia country representative of Westminster Foundation for Democracy, Madi Jobarteh said for the past 18 months, Gambia has witnessed instances of...

PS Jallow says WASSCE results not as bad as portrayed

Thursday, August 09, 2018
Permanent secretary of Gambia’s Basic and Secondary Education ministry Muhammed Jallow said at a media briefing on Tuesday that reports indicating...
NEA, ECOBANK conducts tree pla...

NEA, ECOBANK conducts tree planting exercise

Thursday, August 09, 2018
In observance of World Environment Day, National Environment Agency (NEA) and ECOBANK Saturday engaged in a tree planting exercise at the Bakoteh...
YAIM returns from URR irregula...

YAIM returns from URR irregular migration summer caravan

Thursday, August 09, 2018
Youth Against Irregular Migration (YAIM) recently returned from the Upper River Region (URR) on their usual national summer caravan to create...

We are failing our children

Thursday, August 09, 2018
The majority of Gambians are squarely pointing their fingers at the government in relation to the recent mass failure of our schooling system....

‘VDC requested Julakay licence to be revoked’

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
The permanent sectary at the Ministry of Local Government and Lands, Buba Sanyang, Monday testified at the Faraba Commission that he received a...

Police ASP Bojang links rainy season accidents to slippery roads

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Assistant Superintendent Omar Bojang, Officer Commanding of The Gambia Police Force human resources unit has blamed majority of accidents during the...
Activista sensitizes Bakoteh r...

Activista sensitizes Bakoteh residents on democracy, elections

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Activista – The Gambia, Monday sensitized the community of Bakoteh on issues around democracy and elections. The aim of the gathering was to...
NYC\KYC digital media Boot cam...

NYC\KYC digital media Boot camp wraps-up

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
A two-day digital media boot camp organised by the National Youth Council of The Gambia (NYC) and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Senegal (KYC) recently...
Penny Appeal Gambia sensitizes...

Penny Appeal Gambia sensitizes over 300 Orphans on HIV/AID prevention

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Penny Appeal Gambia; a United Kingdom humanitarian charitable organization and the National AIDS Secretariat (NAS) last Tuesday conveyed a day long...

UTG ECOMANSA debunks foreign affairs claims

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
The Economics and Management Students Association of The University of The Gambia has express dismay and utter disappointment to a press release...
Peace Ambassadors int’l Youth ...

Peace Ambassadors int’l Youth Summer Schooling underway in Dakar

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Peace Ambassadors of The Gambia are currently holding their annual international summer schooling in Senegal’s capital, Dakar, commencing last...
GTHI signs MoU with INCYDE

GTHI signs MoU with INCYDE

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute (GTHI) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CASA Africa and the Foundation Institute...

N’KO Association holds first symposium

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
The Association of N’KO, over the weekend held their first symposium at The Association of Non-governmental Organisations (Tango) in Kanifing, to...
HELPING Charity youth camp wra...

HELPING Charity youth camp wraps up

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
The second edition of Help for Education and Local Projects in The Gambia (HELPING) Charity youth camp yesterday wrapped up at HELPING Charity Lodge...
ATAF launches 2018 African Tax...

ATAF launches 2018 African Tax Outlook edition

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) has recently launched its 2018 edition of the African Tax Outlook (ATO) in Kigali, Rwanda.The flagship...
NCP urges gov’t to empower cit...

NCP urges gov’t to empower citizenry

Monday, August 06, 2018
Yahya Sanyang, interim leader of The National Convention Party (NCP), has said that they are ready to challenge all other parties in merits and...
NARI, stakeholders discuss Man...

NARI, stakeholders discuss Mango Fruit Fly innovation platform

Monday, August 06, 2018
The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) in collaboration with various Mango growers with the value chain production last Thursday...
Gambia United Society, UK boos...

Gambia United Society, UK boosts Gambia’s health sector

Monday, August 06, 2018
As part of their contribution to national development, members of Gambia United Society in London, United Kingdom recently donated medical equipment...
SKGH renamed Kanifing General ...

SKGH renamed Kanifing General Hospital

Friday, August 03, 2018
The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with the Board and Management has re-named Serrekunda General Hospital to Kanifing General...
United Purpose intensifies bio...

United Purpose intensifies bio-fortification campaign

Friday, August 03, 2018
United Purpose formerly known as Concern Universal recently embarked on mass sensitization campaign for communities in Lower River Region on...
OSIWA visits motivate journali...

OSIWA visits motivate journalist undergoing investigative course

Friday, August 03, 2018
Officials of Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), on Tuesday paid a visit to their sponsored students at the UTG Kanifing campus. The...
Kambengo Nursery & LBS graduat...

Kambengo Nursery & LBS graduates 33

Friday, August 03, 2018
Kambengo Nursery and Lower Basic School in Sukuta village, Kombo North District of the West Coast Region has recently held its annual graduation. The...
ALFB holds AGM

ALFB holds AGM

Thursday, August 02, 2018
The Association of Licensed Forex Bureau (ALFOB) recently held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at a ceremony held at Sonko Jileng Enterprise office...
Gunjur Beach Road Construction...

Gunjur Beach Road Construction begins September

Thursday, August 02, 2018
Gunjur Beach Road construction is set to begin in September this year, according to news emanating from the town’s development committee. The date...
GCCPC convenes synergy on cons...

GCCPC convenes synergy on consumer protection

Thursday, August 02, 2018
The Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (GCCPC) recently organised a training meet for government ministries, departments and...

Little Acorns School holds 5th graduation

Thursday, August 02, 2018
Little Acorns recently held its 5th graduation and prize giving ceremony at a ceremony held at the school premises in Fajara. Founded in 2010 by Mr...
Gambian officials return from ...

Gambian officials return from Mbour retreat

Thursday, August 02, 2018
Gambian officials have returned to the country after attending a second retreat held in Senegal with its public enterprises on progress report. ...

ROTP marks 17th graduation ceremony

Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Regional Ophthalmic Training Programme (ROTP) recently held its 17th graduation at a ceremony at the Ebunjang Theatre in Kanifing. The graduating...
Parks & WM hold 6th National r...

Parks & WM hold 6th National report on biological diversity

Wednesday, August 01, 2018
The Department of Parks and Wildlife Management on Tuesday held a two-day forum on the preparation of the 6th National Report to the Convention of...
Gambian returnees share danger...

Gambian returnees share dangers of irregular migration

Picture:Mustapha Sallah addressing the public during the road caravan
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Mustapha Sallah is secretary general of a group of migrant returnees called- Youths Against Irregular Migration (YAIM). Sallah, 32, was repatriated...
First Gambian Rotary Internati...

First Gambian Rotary International Governor aims high

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
New Governor for District 9101 of the Rotary International, Akiladi Allen, has planned to strengthen the Rotary with unprecedented plans laid for the...

Africa’s youth starts a Million conversations to end FGM

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
African youth today issued their rallying call to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in a generation by sparking one million conversations that...

20 Civil servants train on policy formulation

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
About 20 senior government officials from different government ministries were recently trained on policy analysis and use of evidence. The four-day...

Health Minister hails ECOMIG support for Health

Monday, July 30, 2018
Gambia’s Health and Social Welfare Minister Dr. Isatou Touray during her recent nationwide tour to health facilities commended the Ghanaian ECOMIG...

‘Smile for Life’ declares war on Turtle hunting, killing

Monday, July 30, 2018
Executive Secretary of Sustainable Management Initiative and Life Skill for Economic Development (Smile for Life) Omar Sanyang has underscored his...

3DGam & 3DGamGlobal launched

Monday, July 30, 2018
3DGam and 3DGamGlobal, a foundation setup in the United Kingdom last September by like-minded individuals who want to radiate goodness in mankind...

EU, IOM briefs press on EUTF projects

Friday, July 27, 2018
European Union Trust Fund projects (EUTF) in The Gambia yesterday held a media briefing on their ongoing projects in the country towards...
Activista-Gambia sensitises co...

Activista-Gambia sensitises communities on voting rights

Friday, July 27, 2018
Activista; a youth development advocacy network recently held a community outreach campaign to sensitize youth, women and political parties on...
“Distance cannot separate true...

“Distance cannot separate true friends”

Friday, July 27, 2018
Vice President of China’s Shandong Foreign Trade Vocational College Zhou Houcai has told African Union journalists and media professionals that...
SOS Children’s Village raises ...

SOS Children’s Village raises awareness on 2030 Child Welfare Strategy Programme

Friday, July 27, 2018
SOS Childrens’ Village-The Gambia; an international non-governmental social development organisation that has been active in the field of children’s...

Justice K.S. Camara orders a voire dire in Yankuba Badjie trial

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the High Court in Banjul yesterday ordered that a voire dire (a mini trial) be conducted to authenticate the...
Gov’t/FAO briefs Journalists, ...

Gov’t/FAO briefs Journalists, Agriculture Stakeholders on integrated Pest Management

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Government of The Gambia and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations Saturday convened a day forum for journalists,...
NEA capacities NA Environment ...

NEA capacities NA Environment Committee on sound Chemicals, Waste Management

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Executive Director of the National Environment Agency (NEA) has disclosed that chemicals are important determinants for sustainable development,...
Brusubi Rotary Club President ...

Brusubi Rotary Club President urges members to be active participants

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
President of Brusubi Rotary Club, Maimuna Sallah Saturday called on club members to be active participants in the Rotary game and to continue to...
GADHOH female wing committed t...

GADHOH female wing committed to empowering members

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Female wing of The Gambia Association of Deaf and Hard of Hearing say they are committed to empowering their members to venture in entrepreneurship...
Red Cross eyes making 10th You...

Red Cross eyes making 10th Youth Bantaba the best

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Bubacarr Singateh, head of The Gambia Red Cross Society National Organising Committee for the 10th International Youth Bantaba says they want to make...
Volunteer Network conducts Cap...

Volunteer Network conducts Capacity Building training

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Volunteer Network Organisation (VOLNET) Gambia last week held capacity building training for volunteers in Gunjur. Volnet Gambia is a voluntary...
3DGam to launch human rights p...

3DGam to launch human rights project in Gambia

Picture: 3DGam founder Amadou Marong
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Decision Determine Destiny, also called 3DGam; a United Kingdom-based organisation is due to launch its human rights delivery project in The Gambia...
GTTI credit union holds 11th A...

GTTI credit union holds 11th AGM

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Gambia Technical Training Institute Cooperative Credit Union on Friday held their 11th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the GTTI main campus in Old...
Activista organises inter-scho...

Activista organises inter-school Debate competition to enhance Democracy

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Activista Kanifing Municipality chapter Friday organised Secondary Schools inter-schools drama competition at the President’s International Award in...

NCP chairman: Majanko Samusa is not relieved

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Chairman and National Executive Committee Member of the National Convention Party (NCP), Demba Jadama has debunked what he called rumours from some...
Banjul Travel Agency enlighten...

Banjul Travel Agency enlightens pilgrims on Hajj 2018

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
The Banjul Travel Agency on Saturday sensitised intended pilgrims ahead of their journey to Mecca and the responsibility of the agency toward them at...
Security personnel trains on g...

Security personnel trains on gender responsiveness

Monday, July 23, 2018
National Security Council in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other international bodies recently conducted...
Seaport Customs manager recogn...

Seaport Customs manager recognises role of customs in social, economic development

Monday, July 23, 2018
The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) Seaport Customs manager has underscored the important role that Customs plays in social and economic development...
Region 5 Cluster 1 Teachers ho...

Region 5 Cluster 1 Teachers holds Annual Bantaba

Monday, July 23, 2018
Cluster one teachers in the Region five educational directorate, last week held their annual cluster bantaba at Ndikirikunda Lower Basic School in...
Gambian cashew exporter partne...

Gambian cashew exporter partners with returnees

Picture: Gambia horticulture workers peeling cashew nutsSource: ITC// http://www.intracen.org/news/Small-investments-yield-big-rewards-for-cashew-exports-from-Benin-and-the-Gambia/
Monday, July 23, 2018
Farimang Manneh, the CEO of a leading cashew nut exporting company in The Gambia is using his successes in entrepreneurship to set up a scheme that...
Dr. Seedy Drammeh publishes ne...

Dr. Seedy Drammeh publishes new book ‘Rethinking Irregular Migration’

Picture: Dr. Seedy Drammeh
Monday, July 23, 2018
Acting Deputy Director of Human Resource and Administration at The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) Dr. Seedy Drammeh has recently authored another new...

KAPS to train youth on leadership, public speaking

Friday, July 20, 2018
Kids Academy for Public Speaking (KAPS) is an academy established to mentor kids especially school-going students to become better leaders, debaters...

Sukuta Upper, Senior School holds graduation

Friday, July 20, 2018
Sukuta Upper and Senior and Secondary School recently held its 18th graduation at a colourful ceremony held at the grounds. The school is a...
UK Association of Muslim Polic...

UK Association of Muslim Police appreciates input of Gambian delegation

Friday, July 20, 2018
Javid Rana, Vice President of the Association of Muslim Police (AMP) and the current Chairperson of the Association, has strongly emphasised his...

German-based Gambian migrants express concern about Seehofer’s plan

Picture: Germany’s Interior Minister Horst Seehofer attending an international conference
Friday, July 20, 2018
German-based Gambian migrants expressed concern about German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer’s recently presented migration “master plan” on 10...

Saama Kairo donates D425, 000 to families, Coos milling machine to Sotokoi

Thursday, July 19, 2018
SaamaKairo, a ChildFund The Gambia affiliated Federation operating in Kombo East and Central, on Monday made a disbursement of 425, 000 dalasis to...
Out-going Lamin Ward councillo...

Out-going Lamin Ward councillor hands over

Thursday, July 19, 2018
The out-going councillor for Lamin ward- Ebrima D.F. Jarju recently handed over ward materials to the in-coming councillor - Mbemba Tourary at a...
Rainbow ECD holds 3rd graduati...

Rainbow ECD holds 3rd graduation

Thursday, July 19, 2018
Rainbow Early Development Academy on Saturday held its 3rd graduation at a ceremony held at the school premises in Fajara, Golf Course. Addressing...
Banjuliding Nursery School hol...

Banjuliding Nursery School holds 8th Graduation

Thursday, July 19, 2018
Banjuliding Nursery School last Saturday held its 8th graduation ceremony at the school ground. Speaking at the ceremony, Fatima Cole-Keita, the...
UDP national president congrat...

UDP national president congratulates Darboe VP appointment

Thursday, July 19, 2018
Following his recent appointment and after taking the prescribed oath of office as the Vice President of the Republic of The Gambia, on behalf of the...

Letter from a concerned citizen

Thursday, July 19, 2018
I have lived in The Gambia for over 30 years now and, from my first day in this beautiful country, I learned to appreciate the kindness of its people...
Victory for Democracy: Turks T...

Victory for Democracy: Turks Turn Back on Coups

Thursday, July 19, 2018
Millions of Turkish and non-Turkish lined up the streets of all the 81 provinces of Turkey to commemorate the second edition of “Victory Day”,...

Jahally Rice Farmers resentful over insufficient farming machines

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Rice farmers at Jahally in Central River Region have harshly complained over insufficient farming machines in their rice fields to mitigate their...
Bankers celebrate 3rd Annual D...

Bankers celebrate 3rd Annual Day

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The Gambia Bankers Associations over the weekend celebrated their 3rd annual Bankers Day at Kairaba Beach Hotel. The celebration is marked to...
Tabokoto dumpsite faces height...

Tabokoto dumpsite faces heightened Banditry

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The Tabokoto dumpsite area has over the months been facing growing night attack spree by gangsters. Commuters say security in the surrounding area...

Rainbow ECD holds graduation

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Rainbow Early Development Academy on Saturday held its 3rd graduation at a ceremony held at the school premises in Fajara, Golf Course. Addressing...

China’s Significant Contribution to the World After Accession to the WTO

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
In 1978, China started the historic process of reform and opening-up. It has not only profoundly changed the country, but also greatly influenced the...
Journalists begin investigativ...

Journalists begin investigative journalism training

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
At least 25 journalists have commenced a two-month intensive investigative journalism training at the University of The Gambia. The training is...
WAWEN trains Union Leaders on ...

WAWEN trains Union Leaders on Gender

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
West Africa Women in Education Network (WAWEN) in collaboration with Gambia Teachers Union (GTU), National Education Association (NEA) and Education...
YPM reaffirms commitment to Ag...

YPM reaffirms commitment to Agenda 2030

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Young People in the Media (YPM) have emphasised the importance of the linkages between Agenda 2030 and child rights, stressing their commitment to...
Foreign minister meets UK High...

Foreign minister meets UK High Commissioner, US Ambassador

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
The High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to The Gambia, Her Excellency Sharon Wardle and the Ambassador of the United States of America, Her...
Gov’t sells 50kg bag of fertil...

Gov’t sells 50kg bag of fertilizer at D700

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
In consultation with the Government of the Gambia, the National Food Security Processing and Marketing Corporation (NFSC) has announced in a media...
GFATM, NMCP present Motorcycle...

GFATM, NMCP present Motorcycles, Vehicles to CRS partners

Monday, July 16, 2018
As part of efforts to fight and eradicate Malaria in The Gambia, the Global Fund to fight Against Malaria in collaboration with National Malaria...
Standard Bureau, partners sens...

Standard Bureau, partners sensitizes on cortex and Aflatoxins

Monday, July 16, 2018
Standards Bureau in collaboration with Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa [PACA] and Consumer Protection Association-The Gambia [CPAG] have...

New Agric Minister affirms commitment to work with government

Monday, July 16, 2018
Gambia’s newly appointed Minister of Agriculture Lamin Dibba has affirmed his commitment to amicably work with the government to achieve Gambia’s...
Nairobi Men, women Infertility...

Nairobi Men, women Infertility Media training ends

Friday, July 13, 2018
One-day media training on men and women infertility in Africa organised by Merck Foundation has ended in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. This is the...
GTHI, ENFHT sign MoU

GTHI, ENFHT sign MoU

Friday, July 13, 2018
As part of their efforts to promote tourism between Gambia and Senegal, The Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute (GTHI) recently signed a...
CPA, SCI train members on MEAL

CPA, SCI train members on MEAL

Friday, July 13, 2018
Child Protection Alliance (CPA) with funding from Save the Children International (SCI) has commenced a four day capacity building training on...
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