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NAWEC financial scandal: 14 arrested, D1M recovered
Apr 19, 2021, 11:59 AM

At least 14 people have been arrested with D1, 772, 600. 00 being money recovered as investigation into the AGIB-NAWEC D15 million scandal intensifies, The Point has been reliably informed.

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Jiboroh Basic Cycle School faces inadequate furniture for over 4 years
Apr 19, 2021, 11:56 AM

The lower classes of Jiboroh Basic Cycle School are reported to be encountering severe inadequate furniture hampering effective and efficient education in the school since 2017; The Point has been anonymously informed.

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Police intercept UDP vehicle with suspected cannabis 
Apr 19, 2021, 11:40 AM

Security patrol taskforce comprising different security units have intercepted a vehicle belonging to the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) with some suspected cannabis, as the country’s security operatives intensified “Operation Zero Crime”, The Point has been reliably informed.

Farato, Jambur rejoice as road construction set to begin earnest
Apr 19, 2021, 11:35 AM

Inhabitants of Farato and Jambur are rejoicing as the government over the weekend laid the foundation stone for the construction of 5.6 kilometer Farato-Jambur Highway. 

AMM Finance Service
Notorious “burglar” arrested over D6.5M
Apr 16, 2021, 1:47 PM

Jabel Ceesay, a Senegalese who has been described by security personnel as a “renowned burglar” has been reportedly arrested in Mbour, Senegal, in connection with the D6.5 million theft case at the AMM Finance Services and Bureau De Change Ltd., The Point has been reliably informed.

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Yakumba proposes amendment to TRRC Act to compel Barrow to publicise commission's recommendations
Apr 16, 2021, 1:33 PM

Nominated National Assembly Member and lawyer, Ya Kumba Jaiteh, has suggested that the National Assembly amends the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) Act so that the legislation will compel President Adama Barrow to make the commission's report public within a time frame.

Gambia vaccinates 16,630 people against COVID-19
Apr 16, 2021, 1:22 PM

The Gambia's Ministry of Health says it has vaccinated 16,630 people against COVID-19 with COVISHIELD (AstraZeneca vaccine) as of 9th April 2021.

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VP launches national coordination mechanism on migration thematic working group
Apr 16, 2021, 1:20 PM

The Vice President Dr. IsatouTouray yesterday launched the National Coordination Mechanism (NCM) on migration Thematic Working Group (TWG) on cross-cutting issues in order to monitor and intervene in protecting and directing assistance to vulnerable migrants, including victims of human trafficking.

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Traders, consumers decry rising price in commodities
Apr 16, 2021, 1:08 PM

It is Ramadan again and both Gambians traders and consumers continue to face the brunt of crooked market conduct and price hikes.

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Marie Sock urges IEC to ensure free, fair election
Apr 16, 2021, 12:42 PM

The Gambia’s would-be first female presidential candidate, Marie Sock has urged the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to ensure that there is free and fair election ahead of the December 2021 forthcoming presidential contest.

Prince Philip
‘The United Party welcomes your royal highness to The Gambia Saritadau’
Apr 16, 2021, 11:33 AM

A Retrospective of the Late Prince Philip’s Royal Visit to the Gambia Colony & Protectorate in 1957 and Lessons for the Future Economic Emancipation of the Republic of The Gambia in 2021

Solo Sandeng
Calls for justice heighten as martyr Solo Sandeng remembered
Apr 15, 2021, 11:52 AM

Civil Society Organisations including the Solo Sandeng Foundation have called on the Adama Barrow government to demonstrate political will and implement all the recommendations the TRRC is expected to make as they remember martyr Solo Sandeng.

Late Cheikh Gueye
Man, 30, stabbed to death in NBR, suspect on the run
Apr 15, 2021, 11:38 AM

Police in the North Bank Region (NBR) have again launched a massive manhunt for Musa Faal, a Senegalese, who allegedly stabbed one Cheikh Gueye to death, The Point has been informed.

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GCCPC blames alkalolu over frequent land disputes
Apr 15, 2021, 11:33 AM

The Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (GCCPC) study on the state of consumer welfare in the real estate industry has accused some alkalolu of being responsible for consumers inability to have access to their official transfer documents for properties after making full payments.

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‘Africell makes biggest expansion in over 10 years despite Covid-19’
Apr 15, 2021, 11:25 AM

Africell claims it has made its biggest network footprint expansion in The Gambia in 15 years despite the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Sam Williams, Group Communications Director for Africell.

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