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Musa Molloh tomb
Musa Molloh’s tomb to be updated
Jul 1, 2020, 11:32 AM

The National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) is working on plans to upgrade the Musa Molloh tomb.
The upgrading of the tomb will further help to interpret and promote the heritage of Musa Molloh, the Gambian anti colonial fighter and warrior.

HE Sharon Wardle
Outgoing UK diplomat ‘optimistic’ about Gambia’s future
Jul 1, 2020, 11:23 AM

State House, Banjul, June 30, 2020 – The outgoing British High Commissioner to The Gambia H.E Sharon Wardle has said that she is optimistic about the future of The Gambia during a courtesy call on His Excellency, President Adama Barrow at the State House, marking the end of her diplomatic tour of duty in The Gambia.

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Minister Sanyang proposes ECOWAS promote use of cooking gas
Jul 1, 2020, 11:17 AM

Fafa Sanyang, the minster of Petroleum and Energy during yesterday’s Africa Ministerial Roundtable Virtual Meeting jointly hosted by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy of Senegal on the Impact of Covid-19 on Africa's Energy Sector, proposed for ECOWAS member states to promote the use of liquid petroleum gas in order to eradicate the use of fuel wood and charcoal.

Minister Kinteh underscores role of women in national development
Jul 1, 2020, 11:13 AM

The minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare, Fatou Kinteh has underscored the role and contribution of women in national development, stating that the country cannot develop without empowering the women.

Momodou Jaiteh
Thieves vandalise Children’s Center
Jul 1, 2020, 11:08 AM

Thieves recently broke into the offices of Bakoteh-based Centre for Street Children and Child Trafficking Studies (CSCACTS), vandalizing cupboards and files in what appeared to be a desperate search for money and items like computers.

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Unveiling of the 1946 Air crash memorial plaque at Arch 22
Jul 1, 2020, 11:01 AM

Press release : Last year on 7 September, the British High Commission organised a small ceremony at the Jeshwang cemetery to commemorate those who lost their lives in the 1946 air crash.

High Court
High Court fines gov’t D500,000
Jun 30, 2020, 12:25 PM

The High Court in Banjul Monday fined The Gambia government the sum of D500,000 to the plaintiff-Global Home of Medical Mission (Global HOMM).

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Kombo East Youth condemn NYC boss’s dismissal, ask for his immediate reinstatement
Jun 30, 2020, 12:19 PM

Press release

Kuloro, Kombo East, June 28, 2020: Kombo East Youth and Children Development Alliance (KEYCDA) express our utter dismay and condemnation of the unlawful dismissal of Mr. Lamin Darboe, from his position as Executive Director of the National Youth Council of The Gambia.

Ismaila Ndong
Ismaila Ndong faces 16 criminal charges
Jun 30, 2020, 12:13 PM

Ismaila Ndong, an alleged serial rapist and robber now faces 16 criminal counts after state prosecutors pressed fresh charges from eight to 16.

Yankuba and Counsel AM Yusuf
Witness says she learnt Koro was killed in his car
Jun 30, 2020, 12:10 PM

Awa Minteh, the first defence witness in the murder case involving Yankuba Touray, recently revealed before Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court in Banjul under cross-examination that she learnt that Ousman Koro Ceesay was killed in his car. This followed the question that Koro was killed in the residence of the accused.

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NCAC to facelift Mungo Park’s Memorial Park
Jun 30, 2020, 12:02 PM

Adhering to The Gambia National Development Plan (NDP) to promote cultural heritages, the National Centre for Arts and Culture under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture has disclosed its intention to develop the long abandoned Mungo Park Memorial Park in Karantaba and its earmarked environment.

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Outgoing Justice minister calls for peace and reconciliation
Jun 30, 2020, 11:04 AM

Outgoing Attorney General and Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou says peace and reconciliation must be at the core of what is to be done in societies like The Gambia.

ECOWAS
ECOWAS urges member states to reopen airports & seaports
Jun 30, 2020, 10:58 AM

ECOWAS Secretariat in a just ended meeting has mandated all ECOWAS member states to reopen their airports and seaports by the 31st July, 2020.

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Gambia confirms 2 more covid-19 fresh cases
Jun 30, 2020, 10:54 AM

The Gambia has registered two more cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 47 with 2 deaths.

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‘Jammeh inflicted too much harm for a political comeback’
Jun 29, 2020, 12:26 PM

The lame duck Attorney General and Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou said former President Yahya Jammeh belongs to the past and urged APRC supporters to move on with their lives because Jammeh caused too much harm to deserve a political comeback.

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Fatal accident claims 5 lives  
Jun 29, 2020, 12:21 PM

At least five people have lost their lives following a fatal accident involving a passenger vehicle commonly called (gelegeleh) and a truck.

Bittaye
2 passengers onboard SN Brussels test positive for covid-19
Jun 29, 2020, 12:08 PM

The Gambia now has 45 cases of covid-19 overall, Dr. Mustapha Bittaye, the acting director of Health Services confirmed to The Point.

Alhagie Muhammed
MJ Finance boss leads campaign to help the needy
Jun 29, 2020, 11:55 AM

The proprietor of MJ Finance and Bureau de Change, Alhagie Muhammed Morr Jobe has launched a campaign to call on successful individuals and fellow businessmen and women to join his bandwagon by digging boreholes to help needy communities with street taps.

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