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President Barrow Sends Goodwill Messages to World Leaders

State House, Banjul, 15th August 2019 - H.E. President Adama Barrow has sent several messages to colleague leaders in China, India, the ECOWAS and...

20 Peace Corps Sworn-in As Education Volunteers

By Nelson Manneh Twenty Peace Corps Volunteers were sworn in as Education Volunteers at the United States Ambassador’s residence in Fajara, on the 14th of August...

GPU to train 20 journalists on investigative reporting

The Gambia Press Union with funding from the United Nations Endowment Fund will on Monday, 19th August 2019 begin a ten-day training on investigative...

UNFPA Executive Director Visits The Gambia

By Nelson MannehDr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of the UNFPA, arrived in the Gambia last Thursday on a two-day visit.Dr. Kanem was welcomed at...

Empowered And Ready: Young Aspiring Writers Ready to Inspire Others

By Momodou JarjuYoung aspiring writers have disclosed their desire to inspire their colleagues into writing after undergoing a four-day training themed: “Pen Your Own...

PAP SAINE REACTS TO HIS INTERNATIONAL AWARD

Mr. Pap Saine,  Proprietor  and  Editor-in-Chief of The Point Newspaper (The Gambia)  made the following statement at the Annual  Convention of The  National  Association...

NABJ Announces Pap Saine as 2019 Percy Qoboza Foreign Journalist of...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 6, 2019) – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced Pap Saine, co-publisher and managing editor of The Point newspaper in...

Gambian Sports Journalist Passes Away

By Sulayman BahSerrekunda, 14th August 2019 - Alagie Cham a respected sports journalist has departed earth after a brief illness.Cham, one of few journalists...

PDOIS Reiterates Call for System Change

By Yankuba JallowPeople’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) has reiterated its call for system change in The Gambia.Speaking to the press on...

Sidia Jatta Challenges Youth, Women to Champion System Change

Transcribed by Momodou JarjuSidia Jatta, PDOIS candidate for Wuli West, has advised women in his party to work to bringing about system change in...

‘Fuel Prices Should Be Reasonable, Stable’ Taxi Driver Laments

By Makutu MannehMomodou Touray, an experienced taxi driver said fuel prices should be reasonable and stable instead of frequent increase and decrease of this...

Justice Minister Holds Dialogue with Victims on Release of “Junglers”

By Mustapha Jallow & Nelson MannehAbubacar Tambadou, the Minister of Justice has on Friday held dialogue with victims of the 22 – year rule...

CRC Reports On Progress

By Nelson Manneh/Makutu Manneh       The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), on Wednesday August 7th 2019, held their sixth press briefing at their main office in Kotu.At...

From A Farmer Battling to Make Ends Meet to A King...

By Sulayman BahHoyantan is a celebrated figure in The Gambia, a tiny West African nation with a teeming population of two million.At six-foot six-inch,...

NCAC Prohibits Unauthorised Commercialisation of Omar Bun Jeng Islamic Sermons

By Madi S. NjieThe Copyright Office under the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) informs the general public that effective August 5th 2019,...

Foni-Community Benefits From Massive Mangrove Rehabilitation

By Kebba AF. TourayAll Gambia Forestry Platform in partnership with the community of Jomo Kunda village in the Foni Kansala District, over the weekend...

UNFPA Executive Director to visit Gambia

The Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Dr. Natalia Kanem will visit The Gambia from 8th to 10th August, 2019. According to a Press...

New Banknotes To Begin Circulation Today

The Governor of the Central of the Gambia confirms circulation of the new banknotes into the economy to begin on August 6th 2019. According to...

Climate Change, Renewable Workshop Held For Energy Industries

By Madiba Singhateh The Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology in collaboration with the University of the Gambia, on Monday August 5th 2019, held a...

National Assembly Approves OIC Loan, Grants Despite Motion On Provision Of...

By Awa BahDeputies at the National Assembly yesterday on Tuesday July 30th 2019, approved two loans and two grant between the Republic of The...