Monday, March 30, 2020

Minister of Justice Abubacarr Tambadou Warns Gambians on Consequences of Rejecting Draft Constitution

Minister of Justice Abubacarr Baa Tambadou on Monday said Gambians are faced with the clear choice of either embracing the draft constitution and lay...

Police Spokesperson Dismisses Claims Police Are Closing Businesses

By Isatou KanyiThe Gambia Police Force has dismissed that...

How long will the state of public emergency last?

QUESTION OF THE DAYSection 34 of the Constitution empowers...

Police Arrest Traders for Over pricing Commodities

By Mustapha JallowGambian Police on Monday confirmed that several...

Coronavirus Cripples Gambia’s Leisure Industry

By Yankuba JallowGambian hoteliers and restaurateurs are lamenting the...

EMERGENCY POWERS MUST SERVE THE PUBLIC INTEREST: The National...

COVID-19 is a killer capable of eradicating 2.3 million...

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GFA Party’s Response to the President’s Second National Address on COVID-19

The GFA party welcomes the government's declaration of a state of emergency, calling all...

Manjai Youth Development Association Distributes Buckets, Soaps to Markets and Mosques

By Isatou KanyiAs part of efforts aimed at combatting the deadly Coronavirus, a youth...

Banjul North Nam Sensitises Constituency On COVID-19

Ousman Sillah, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North, who also doubles as...

GPA Fumigates Ferries Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

By Kebba SeckaThe management of the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) on Saturday fumigated all...

Health Minister Calls on People to Respect the Border Closure

By Ndey SoweDr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, Minister of Health, has called for respect and...

Minister of Health Says Two Hundred and Fifteen People Are on...

By Ndey SoweDr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, Minister of Health on Friday said currently, there...

Coronavirus Safety And Reporting Guide For Journalists

The people need more accurate, reliable information now more than ever. As the world...

Gambia Struggles to Enforce Recommended Preventive Measures as Coronavirus Enters the...

By: Kebba AF TourayAs fears of coronavirus (COVID-19), continued to creep in the minds...

No one allowed to Cross Karang-Amdalai Border

By Mustapha JallowNo person is allowed to cross the Amdalai-Karang border crossing point except...

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Coronavirus Cripples Gambia’s Leisure Industry

By Yankuba JallowGambian hoteliers and restaurateurs are lamenting the...

EMERGENCY POWERS MUST SERVE THE PUBLIC INTEREST: The National Assembly is...

COVID-19 is a killer capable of eradicating 2.3 million...

Gambia Records Fourth Case Of Coronavirus

By Ndey SoweThe Ministry of Health yesterday confirmed the...

GFA Party’s Response to the President’s Second National Address on COVID-19

The GFA party welcomes the government's declaration of a...

Manjai Youth Development Association Distributes Buckets, Soaps to Markets and Mosques

By Isatou KanyiAs part of efforts aimed at combatting...
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Relief for Modou Barrow as Turkish League Postponed over Coronavirus

By Sulayman BahModou Barrow has been handed a relief after the Turkish FA finally resolved to suspend football.Matches were initially scheduled for last weekend but a radical decision by the likes of Nigeria’s Mikel...

Burning Issues

How long will the state of public emergency last?

QUESTION OF THE DAYSection 34 of the Constitution empowers the president to declare a state of public emergency and section 35 calls for the...

Police Arrest Traders for Over pricing Commodities

By Mustapha JallowGambian Police on Monday confirmed that several...

Coronavirus Cripples Gambia’s Leisure Industry

By Yankuba JallowGambian hoteliers and restaurateurs are lamenting the...

No one allowed to Cross Karang-Amdalai Border

By Mustapha JallowNo person is allowed to cross the...

Passengers want Government to regulate number of passengers vehicles carry

By Nelson MannehPassengers are calling on the government to...

How Many Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 Have Been Announced By The...

The health authorities have confirmed three cases of COVID-19...

SK Market Management, Vendors Committee Explain KMC’s Decision to Close Shops

By Yankuba Jallow & Isatou KanyiThe Manager of the...

Health Minister denies rumour of new confirmed case of Coronavirus in...

By Ndey SoweThe Minister of Health on Wednesday dispelled...

How should the minister of health show transparency regarding the observatories...

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe ministry has to provide media...

Is the media fully sensitised on how to handle COVID-19?

QUESTION OF THE DAYIt is common to find different...

Press Releases

CRC To Submit Final Draft Constitution On Monday

The Constitutional Review Commission is pleased to announce to...

THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION

KERR JARGA WARD BY-ELECTIONSFollowing the notification from the Kerewan...

Legal Affairs

Niang Sarang Jobe’s Case set for Judgment

By Yankuba Jallow A superior court in Banjul is set to deliver judgment in the civil suit involving an employee of The Point Newspaper and...

Gambia Maritime Administration sues former employee claiming for 1 million dalasis

By Yankuba JallowThe Gambia Maritime Administration (Plaintiff) has sued...

President Barrow freezes price of rice, other essential commodities

By Yankuba JallowPresident Adama Barrow has passed a law...

Health Minister Urges Absconded Individuals from Quarantine to Return or Face...

By: Kebba AF TourayGambia’s Health Minister Dr. Ahmad Lamin...

Yankuba Touray succeeds in application to subpoena TRRC Executive Secretary

By Nelson Manneh & Yankuba JallowYankuba Touray, an erstwhile...

Chief Justice instructs courts to adjourn until further notice

By Yankuba JallowFollowing the suspension of the sittings at...

Court of Appeal to rule on Bazzi’s challenge to Janneh Commission

By Yankuba JallowThe Gambia Court of Appeal is set...

No Hearing Dates for Case of 15 Guineans, Others

By Yankuba JallowThe case of 15 Guineans and host...

The mandate of the CRC

COMMENTARY BY HALIFA SALLAH PART 12A pragmatic citizen of...

State Opposes Yankuba Badjie’s Application for Bail

By Yankuba JallowThe State has raised objection on the...

Human Rights

Hannah Forster Bemoans Women Under-representation in Positions of Responsibility

By Ndey SoweHannah Forster, the Executive Director of the...

“I was detained for 5 years, 4 months & 2 weeks,”...

By Yankuba JallowMahmoud Babadi Sarr, an ex-director of administration...

Sports

Gina Bass May Not Star in Tokyo as Athletes Rally Urging Olympics Be Scrapped over Coronavirus

By Sulayman BahGambia’s Gina Bass may after all not get to star in the 2020 Olympics amid calls for the events cancellation.Also Africa’s women...

Relief for Modou Barrow as Turkish League Postponed over Coronavirus

By Sulayman BahModou Barrow has been handed a relief...

Football Banned For 21 Days In The Gambia

By Sulayman BahGambia’s male and female first and second...

‘Wash Your Hands and Avoid Public Gatherings,’ Steve Tells Gambians

By Sulayman BahUnited Arab Emirates-based Scorpion Bubacarr Trawally has...

Sports In The Gambia Risk Halting As Coronavirus Positive Case Emerges

By Sulayman BahSports in the country could be put...

CORONAVIRUS: Gina Bass, Other Olympians Urge to Continue Training for Japan...

By Sulayman BahGina Bass has been urged to continue...

Pre-match Handshake Continues in Gambian League despite Coronavirus Fears

By Abdoulie FattyHandshake remains a daily occurrence in Gambia’s...

Gambia’s Striker Jobe Optimistic ahead of Season Start at New Swedish...

By Sulayman BahBubacarr Jobe is already anticipating to start...

CONFIRMED: Gambia vs Gabon Going Ahead as Planned despite Coronavirus Fears

By Sulayman BahGambia’s qualifier against Gabon is going ahead...

This Year’s Inter-schools championship Targeting over 900 Athletes

By Ndey SoweThis year's inter-schools’ championship is targeting over...

International

Relief for Modou Barrow as Turkish League Postponed over Coronavirus

By Sulayman BahModou Barrow has been handed a relief...

Gambia’s Striker Jobe Optimistic ahead of Season Start at New Swedish...

By Sulayman BahBubacarr Jobe is already anticipating to start...

Meanwhile In Trending

Minister of Health Says Two Hundred and Fifteen People Are on Quarantine

By Ndey SoweDr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, Minister of Health on Friday said currently, there are two hundred and fifteen people on quarantine in various...

GPA Fumigates Ferries Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

By Kebba SeckaThe management of the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) on Saturday fumigated all their ferries and terminals as social distancing is seemingly impossible...

Gambia Struggles to Enforce Recommended Preventive Measures as Coronavirus Enters the Country

By: Kebba AF TourayAs fears of coronavirus (COVID-19), continued to creep in the minds of the globe, strengthening of precautionary measures, have become an...

Health Minister Calls on People to Respect the Border Closure

By Ndey SoweDr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, Minister of Health, has called for respect and enforcement of the border closure, as this will help in...

No one allowed to Cross Karang-Amdalai Border

By Mustapha JallowNo person is allowed to cross the Amdalai-Karang border crossing point except diplomats and vehicles carrying foodstuffs.This move is in response to...

Arts & Culture

Young Gambian Movie Producer Depicts Living Conditions of His Country in Play

By Makutu MannehA young Gambian movie producer has depicted the living conditions of his country in a play titled: ‘‘Who to Blame’’, for the...

Swiss reggae artist to release an international EP recorded in Gambia

By Makutu MannehElijah Solomon a Swiss reggae and dancehall artist is set to release an International EP featuring songs produced and recorded in The...

London Based Gambian Music Promoter Harps On Gambian Music

Welcome to another Edition of the Arts and Music column.With Makutu MannehLondon based Gambian law practitioner and music admirer Claudius Taylor Sonko in an...

Multilingual Rapper Wants Gambians to Consume His Message through His Music

‘B-Da Sufi’ is a Gambian artist who sings in different languages and wants his fellow countrymen to comprehend his message through his songs which...

V Jay Theatre Productions Tour The Gambia

Mr. Richards, a Caribbean Descendant and British national, Actor, Playwright, Storyteller, Poet Shines and founder of V. Jay Theatre Productions, visited the Gambia from...

Women & Development

IOM Trains Female Journalists on Migration Reporting

By Ndey SoweThe International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in partnership with Women Journalists Association of the Gambia (WoJAG) has on Tuesday, 10th March 2020...

‘Gender Inequality, Illiteracy Contributes to Vulnerability, Reduced Resilience’ Women’s Minster

By Ndey SoweFatou Kinteh the Minister of Women, Children and Social Welfare has said 47.6% women are illiterate with inequalities at the labor markets...

Minister Fatou Kinteh Harps on Empowerment of Women

By Ndey SoweMinister of Women, Children and Social Welfare Fatou Kinteh has recently emphasized the need for government and its partners to work together...

Villagers Train On Food Processing, Preservation Techniques

By Muhammed Barrow     Villagers of Felengkoto in the Jarra East District of the Lower River Region (LRR), have undergone a five day capacity building...

Women’s Ministry Wants More Stake In New Draft Constitution

By Ndey SoweThe Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare, said the new draft Constitution should cater more for women...

Health & Science

Gambia Records Fourth Case Of Coronavirus

By Ndey SoweThe Ministry of Health yesterday confirmed the fourth case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Gambia, involving a Gambian national in his 50s...

Manjai Youth Development Association Distributes Buckets, Soaps to Markets and Mosques

By Isatou KanyiAs part of efforts aimed at combatting the deadly Coronavirus, a youth association in Manjai has distributed buckets, bleach and soaps to...

GPA Fumigates Ferries Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

By Kebba SeckaThe management of the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) on Saturday fumigated all their ferries and terminals as social distancing is seemingly impossible...

Health Minister Calls on People to Respect the Border Closure

By Ndey SoweDr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, Minister of Health, has called for respect and enforcement of the border closure, as this will help in...

Minister of Health Says Two Hundred and Fifteen People Are on Quarantine

By Ndey SoweDr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, Minister of Health on Friday said currently, there are two hundred and fifteen people on quarantine in various...

Education

Banjul North Nam Sensitises Constituency On COVID-19

Ousman Sillah, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North, who also doubles as the Chairperson of the Select Committee on Health, was out...

MoBSE displeased with Catholic Education Secretariat’s decision

By: Kebba AF Touray / Yankuba JallowThe Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, has strongly condemned the decision of the Catholic Education Secretariat for...

Gambians Urged To Avoid ‘Insulting’ Party Leaders

By Mustapha JallowAnsumana Yabou, a senior civic education officer at the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE), has urged the community of Tabanani in...

Will there be free education at Gambia College Basse?

QUESTION OF THE DAYBuilding an institution is different from sustaining it. The only development worth taking on is a sustainable one.The lesson of Gambia...

GTU claims Catholic Education Secretariat owes teachers over D7 million

By Yankuba JallowGambia Teachers Union (GTU) is demanding the Catholic Education Secretariat (CES) to refund an amount of over 7 million dalasis owed to...