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Sara Debbo
Sare Debbo alkaloship, mosque disputes worsen
Sep 30, 2020, 1:17 PM

The Sare Debbo village alkaloship and mosque dispute is getting worse by the day in Upper Fuladu West District, Central River region.

Foreign Affairs and China
Foreign Affairs minister assures China of Gambia’s support to multilateralism, win–win cooperation
Sep 30, 2020, 1:15 PM

The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, has reassured the Government of the People’s Republic of China through its Embassy in Banjul that the Government of The Gambia would always support the promotion of multilateralism and win – win cooperation. Banjul will also support the belt and road initiative as well as the development framework defined by the Forum on China – Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).

Corona deaths
Gambia registers 10 covid-19 cases, 1 death
Sep 30, 2020, 1:09 PM

The Gambia in the latest situational report has registered 10 new positive coronavirus cases with one new related death, bringing total number of deaths to 112 – a crude case fatality ratio of 3.1%.

David Belgrove
New UK High Commissioner to present his credentials
Sep 30, 2020, 1:04 PM

State House, Banjul, 29th September 2020: His Excellency, President Adama Barrow will receive the Letters of Credence of the New British High Commissioner to The Gambia, H.E. David Belgrove-OBE, on Wednesday, 30th September 2020, at 11:00 am at the State House. 

Banjul International Airport
Gambia reopens airspace in October
Sep 29, 2020, 12:04 PM

The Gambia is expected to reopen its airport to international flights, amid tight health regulations, by the end of October 2020, the 8th session of the Inter-Ministerial Press Conference revealed on Friday.

Badibou Central NAM urges better healthcare system
Sep 29, 2020, 11:58 AM

Sulayman Saho, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Badibou Central has said that The Gambia needs a better healthcare system to take care of our people particularly women who die while in labour.

John Charles Njie
TANGO chair urges lawmakers to enact Access to Info Bill
Sep 29, 2020, 11:53 AM

John Charles Njie, the chairman of Tango has called on the country’s lawmakers to help the executive to realise one of their key campaign promises by enacting the Access to Information Bill.

NCCE
‘Peace building should start from grassroots’
Sep 29, 2020, 11:51 AM

Yusupha Bojang, Program Manager, National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) has said that to ensure we have peace in the country, it has to be nurtured from grassroots, noting that if there isn’t peace at grassroots it will escalate to national level. 

Barrow in Kerewan
Bees attack Barrow’s convoy in Kerewan
Sep 28, 2020, 11:42 AM

President Adama Barrow’s convoy that went to lay the foundation stone for the reconstruction of governor’s office and residence in Kerewan, North Bank Region, was allegedly chased by bees.

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CA dismayed by Constitutional Promulgation Bill 2020 rejection
Sep 28, 2020, 11:34 AM

The Citizen’s Alliance Party (CA) says in a missive that it is dismayed and disappointed by the rejection of the Constitutional Promulgation Bill 2020 by the National Assembly of The Gambia.

Corona deaths
Covid-19: Gambia registers 1 new death
Sep 28, 2020, 11:29 AM

The Gambia registered one new covid-19 related death, bringing the total deaths to 111 - a crude case-fatality ratio of 3.1%.

road
‘There must be good road, uninterrupted electricity to build economy’
Sep 28, 2020, 11:17 AM

President Adama Barrow has stated that to rebuild our socio economic development, there must be good roads and uninterrupted electricity supply.

fishing vessels
Fisheries Ministry hands over 14 fishing vessels to various communities
Sep 28, 2020, 11:13 AM

The Ministry of Fisheries Water Resources and National Assembly Matters on Thursday 24 September, 2020 handed over fourteen (14) fishing vessels with outboard engines to 10 communities in The Gambia.

Mile 2 Prison
Mile 2 Prison hit by covid-19
Sep 25, 2020, 1:26 PM

Inmates at Mile 2 Central Prison have reportedly been hit by the covid-19 pandemic; The Point has been reliably informed.

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Barrow renews support for ICC, urges U.S. to revoke sanctions
Sep 25, 2020, 1:21 PM

President Adama has reiterated Gambia’s supports to the International Criminal Court (ICC), and thus called on the United States to revoke the sanctions imposed on the Court and its officials, saying respect for the rule of law benefits all democratic states.

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