Special Report: QGroup gives another 10 students UTG scholarship
Oct 6, 2022, 1:55 PM

The QGroup Foundation office in partnership with the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE), on Wednesday 5 October 2022 at the Qcell Auditorium, held the second batch Scholarship Award Ceremony of 10 grade 12 graduates for a 4-year scholarship to study at the University of the Gambia (UTG)  in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics otherwise referred to as (STEM)

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Gambian honoured in Nigeria for exemplary performance
Oct 6, 2022, 1:54 PM

The Institute of Professional Industrialists and Management Development (IPIMD) on Friday,  30 September 2022 conferred on a Gambian national, Ernest Aubee, the Distinguished Fellow of Institute of Industrial Management.

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‘GFS needs more support to respond to fire disasters’ - KMC Mayor
Oct 6, 2022, 1:52 PM

The Lord Mayor of Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC), Talib Ahmed Bensouda has said that The Gambia Fire and Rescue Services (GFS) needs more resources to respond to fire disasters in the country.

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Interior minister calls for care in way news of killings are talked about, shared
Oct 6, 2022, 1:50 PM

The country’s Minister of Interior, Seyaka Sonko has advised Gambians to be ‘mindful’ in the way news of killing and murders are talked about and shared in the public which he said would depict the country in a bad light.

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GAFTS ORF 2 undergo three weeks Operational training
Oct 6, 2022, 1:49 PM

The Gambia Army Forces Training School (GAFTS) ORF 2 recently underwent a three weeks training.

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NAQAA stages national skills competition for young people
Oct 5, 2022, 11:28 AM

The National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority (NAQAA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology has staged a national skills competition for Gambian youths.

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Gov’t committed to enhance accountability of security institutions- Interior Minister
Oct 5, 2022, 11:26 AM

The minister of Interior, Seyaka Sonko, has reiterated that the government of The Gambia is committed to enhancing the accountability of its security institutions.

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UNFPA, UNICEF discuss measures to eliminate FGM in Sub-Saharan Africa
Oct 5, 2022, 11:24 AM

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in partnership with UNICEF, on Monday, 3 October 2022, commenced a five-day annual technical consultation forum on the elimination of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

A Ticket to recovery: Reinventing Africa’s tourism industry
Oct 6, 2022, 1:18 PM

Months into the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Kenya’s normally manicured beaches were carpeted three-feet deep in parts with thick layers of seaweed.

The effects of sand mining
Oct 5, 2022, 11:17 AM

The problem of sand mining has been a major crisis which has and can cause problems in communities such as Sanyang, Gunjur and others. This trending issue should be addressed, and the time is no other than now.

What causes food insecurity?
Oct 4, 2022, 11:40 AM

The reasons for hunger and food insecurity are many and vary from country to country, but generally, it is a result of conflict, poverty, economic shocks such as hyperinflation and rising commodity prices and environmental shocks such as flooding or drought.

Good Morning President: On cost of living, rent, transportation & embezzlement of public funds
Oct 3, 2022, 10:51 AM

Mr. President, Gambians like other citizens of the world are seriously affected by the daily cost of living because of the global inflation caused by the Russia-Ukraine war which started in February this year.

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Gambia, Mali AFCON qualifier clash set for March 2023
Oct 6, 2022, 2:02 PM

The Gambia and Mali 2024 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match is now slated for March 2023, according to news reaching Point Sports Desk.

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Misira Utd, Power Dynamos sail to Gunjur Knock-out quarterfinals
Oct 6, 2022, 2:00 PM

Misira United FC, Power Dynamos FC, Red Star FC and Santos United FC over the weekend sailed to the quarterfinals of the 2022-2023 Gunjur ‘nawetan’ Knock-out competition after winning their round of sixteen matches played at the Gunjur Upper Basic School Football Field.

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Super Nawetan set to commence on December 1st
Oct 6, 2022, 1:59 PM

The 2022 Super Nawetan zonal football tournament is set to begin in December 2022.

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NISA final set for October 15th
Oct 6, 2022, 1:58 PM

The National Inter-Departmental Sports Association (NISA) football final is slated for Saturday 15th October 2022 at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium at 4pm, according to news reaching Point Sports Desk.