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Authorities from Gambia, Mali vow to eliminate non-tariff barriers
Mar 18, 2021, 2:10 PM

A delegate from Mali is currently in The Gambia to meet their Gambian counterpart on Inter-state Transit Trade Barriers within the sub region.

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Minister Tangara holds audience with UN RC & Munazamat’s RD
Mar 18, 2021, 2:05 PM

BANJUL, 17 March 2021: The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on Tuesday morning held an audience with the UN Resident Coordinator, Ms. Seraphine Wakana, in his office in Banjul. The two exchanged views on local and regional issues.

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Minister Bah sends condolences to Thione Seck’s family
Mar 18, 2021, 1:59 PM

The minister  of Tourism and Culture Hamat N.K. Bah has sent a message of condolence to the family of late Thione Seck – a renowned Senegalese singer and musician who died on Sunday.

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URR governor applauds Beakanyang
Mar 18, 2021, 1:52 PM

The governor of URR has described Beakanyang organization as very credible and hailed the civil society organisation for empowering communities in the region.

Deyda Hydara
3rd jungler, Bai Lowe arrested in Germany For Role in Killing Deyda Hydara, Shooting Lawyer Sillah
Mar 17, 2021, 1:30 PM

March 16th is Marie’s birthday, one of the kids left behind by Journalist Deyda Hydara after he succumbed to bullets of the hit squad of former President Yahya Jammeh. This year, she’s greeted with news of the arrest of one of her father’s killers in Germany.

Ambassador Sene
Senegalese ambassador reacts to Sanyang riot
Mar 17, 2021, 1:20 PM

The Senegalese ambassador to The Gambia Basirou Sene has spoken on the recent Sanyang riot which claimed the life of a 32-year-old Gibril Ceesay, calling for calm and restraint in the coastal settlement of Sanyang.

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GAP leader pledges better leadership under his presidency
Mar 17, 2021, 1:09 PM

The secretary general and leader of the Gambia Action Party (GAP), Musa Yali Bacthilly, yesterday stated on his Facebook page that Gambia will be on better footing when GAP is voted in office after December presidential election.

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PEC, others table Petroleum Commission Bill 2020
Mar 17, 2021, 1:04 PM

Legislators of the Public Enterprises Committee (PEC) in collaboration with Environment and Sustainable Development and NGO Affairs of the National Assembly, yesterday adopted the Petroleum Commission Bill 2020.

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Senegal forestry officers trespass again, open fire at Sare Omar
Mar 16, 2021, 11:53 AM

There was pandemonium at Sare Omar village in the Jarra Central of the Lower River Region, as Senegalese Forestry Officers are reported to have opened fire on Gambians wounding one and confiscating properties; nine horse carts and two motorbikes, The Point has been reliably informed.

Sanyang
Mob set police station, Nassim Fishmeal on fire
Mar 16, 2021, 11:49 AM

A mob at the sprawling coastal town of Sanyang, in West Coast Region of The Gambia has attacked and burnt to ashes a police station after one of its sons was allegedly killed by a Senegalese national on Sunday night.

Imam ratib and sheikh Mohamed El Havedh Ennahoui
Iconic Mauritanian scholar visits Imam Ratib of Banjul
Mar 16, 2021, 11:42 AM

His highness Sheikh Mohamed El Havedh Ennahoui, a well-known scholar within Africa and beyond yesterday visited the Imam Ratib of Banjul, Alhagie Cherno Alieu Mass Kah and had discussed about Islam and the continued peaceful bilateral relationship between The Gambia and Mauritania.

Bag of Rice
Gov’t launches Provincial Phase of multi-million dalasi rice distribution
Mar 16, 2021, 11:35 AM

The Gambia government says it kick-started the free distribution of several hundred-thousand metric tons of rice among the most vulnerable rural communities in The Gambia on Monday.

GRCS project
Communities hail GRCS D7M projects
Mar 16, 2021, 11:26 AM

Gambian communities have hailed The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) and partners for implementing various projects and operations valued over seven million dalasis in various regions of The Gambia.

NAMs endorse establishment of DCAF in Gambia
Mar 16, 2021, 11:22 AM

Legislators of the National Assembly members yesterday approved the introduction of DCAF Security Agency in The Gambia.

Senegal: M2D outlines demands
Mar 16, 2021, 11:19 AM

The Movement for the Defense of Democracy (M2D) informs the Senegalese that they have received Serigne Bassirou Mbacké Porokhane, emissary of the Caliph General of the Mourides, Serigne Mountakha Mbacké.

Access bank
Access Bank staff threaten indefinite sit-down strike if…
Mar 15, 2021, 1:19 PM

Staff of Access Bank Gambia Ltd. are planning to embark on a sit-down starting from Wednesday over poor salaries and allowances among host of others, The Point has been reliably informed.

Late Mamour Jobe
Police chief Mamour Jobe laid to rest
Mar 15, 2021, 12:51 PM

The Gambia’s Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Mamour Jobe, who died on Saturday after battling a brief illness was yesterday laid to rest at his residence at Sinchu Alhagie. He was 61.

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