Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:16:38 GMT
GRA, Stakeholders Hold Online Discussion On Revised Kyoto Accession
[The Point] The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) on Monday began a two-day stakeholder online discussion designed to discuss The Gambia Revised Kyoto Accession (RKC) at a ceremony held at a local hotel in Senegambia.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:16:35 GMT
GPF Maintain Triumphant Run in GFF Women's League
[The Point] Gambia Police Force on Sunday maintain their unbeaten run in the 2020-2021 Gambia Football Federation (GFF) Women's Division One League after defeating Abuko United 2-1 in their week-seven fixture played at the Late Ousman Saho Football F...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:16:34 GMT
The Dark Side of Social Media!
[The Point] Social media is a useful tool for a variety of people, simply because of its different uses. From networking to keeping up with your friends, it makes virtually anything possible.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:16:30 GMT
Steve Biko Eye 1st Tier Return
[The Point] Steve Biko are eyeing for a return to The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) Division One League next season after winning their last four league outings.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:16:28 GMT
GWA Fines Leket, France and Others Wrestlers
[The Point] The Gambia Wrestling Association (GWA) in accordance with Article 8(and d) and 24 of their constitution has fined some wrestlers together with their clubs for violating the rules of the game during their bouts organised by Jam Production ...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:16:25 GMT
UTG Reacts to Lecturer's Resignation From Vice Chancellor Selection Committee
[The Point] The Office of the Chairman of The Governing Council of the University of The Gambia, (UTG) has reacted to the resignation of its senior lecturer and president of University Staff and Faculty Association, Dr. Alieu Gibba, from Joint Search...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:16:22 GMT
MoH Assures Sickle Cell Victims of Its Unwavering Support
[The Point] The director of Health Promotion at the Health Ministry has assured sickle cell victims of the Ministry's unwavering support at all times, saying more emphasis would be done on educating medical professionals, care givers, and associated ...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:57:20 GMT
Wallidan Dash Elite Utd 1st Division League Title Aspirations
[The Point] Wallidan on Monday dashed Elite United's 2020-2021 Gambia Football Federation (GFF) Division One League title aspirations.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:54:19 GMT
ECOWAS Authority Urges WAHO to Intensify Efforts in Producing Anti-Covid Vaccines
[Foroyaa] The Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has encouraged the West Africa Health Organization (WAHO) to intensify its efforts regarding the mobilisation of partnership for the pr...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:54:17 GMT
Gambian Tailor Launches Humanitarian Project
[Foroyaa] Momodou Salieu Jallow, a Gambian tailor by profession, on Saturday launched a humanitarian project he called "Assist Askan-B". The project aims to provide assistance to poor and needy families, especially during these trying times of the CO...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:54:14 GMT
IEC Registers Over Half Million Voters
[Foroyaa] The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), has issued a press release stating that it has registered five hundred and fifty-six thousand and seven hundred and sixty-six (556, 766) voters within three weeks, since the commencement of the ge...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:41:30 GMT
Dispute Over Registration of Alleged 'Aliens' At Sare Ngai Resolved
[Foroyaa] A dispute over the registration of purported non Gambians at Sare Ngai Village, Wulli West Constituency was finally resolved.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:41:26 GMT
UNICEF Hands Over Emergency Washing Materials to GRCS
[Foroyaa] United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has Tuesday, 22nd of June, 2021 handed over wash emergency materials for contingency prepositioning to the Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) response in The Gambia.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:41:22 GMT
The Third Week of Registration
[Foroyaa] Female Gambians are taking their right to vote more seriously than their male counterparts. After three weeks of registration approximately more than half a Million Gambians have gone to claim for their voters' cards. The IEC anticipates th...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:41:20 GMT
Differently Abled Seeks Assistance to Fence His Banana Orchard
[Foroyaa] Sangmarie Correa, a young differently abled Gambian planning to change the narrative of gardening in The Gambia, is seeking assistance to fence his banana orchard in Bonto village.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:41:18 GMT
Appointment of Two to Judicial Service Commission Referred to Assembly Committee
[Foroyaa] The National Assembly on Tuesday referred the motion for the appointment of Mr. Sulayman Samba and Mrs. Mary Samba as members of the Judicial Service Commission to the Public Appointments Committee, pursuant to section 145 (1) (D) and (E) a...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:41:15 GMT
Touma Njie's Case Against PPP, 2 Others Fail to Proceed
[Foroyaa] The political case involving Fatoumata Njai alias Touma who sued the People's Progressive Party (PPP), Kebba Jallow and the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), failed to proceed yesterday Tuesday 22nd June 2021.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:41:14 GMT
GDC Expels Two National Assembly Members From the Party
[Foroyaa] The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), has expelled two of its National Assembly Members from the party.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:05:24 GMT
Health Minister Launches Two Fogging Machines for Outdoor Insecticide Spraying
[The Point] In a bid to curb malaria infection rate in the country, the Minister for Health, Dr Ahmadou Samateh on Thursday launched two-fogging machines designed for outdoor insecticide spraying against mosquito causing malaria.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:05:24 GMT
Barrow Leaves for Saudi Arabia Today
[The Point] State House, Banjul, 21st June 2021: The public is hereby informed that His Excellency, President Adama Barrow will travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for an official visit from the 23rd - 29th June 2021.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:05:23 GMT
Fans React to Scorpions' Boycott of President's Invitation
[The Point] Gambians fans have reacted to the decision of Gambia senior national team players' (Scorpions) boycotting of the Gambian leader's invitation to State House for their Afcon qualification bonuses on Monday.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:05:23 GMT
Agriculture Minister Salutes China
[The Point] The Agriculture minister Honourable Amie Fabureh has saluted the Government of the Republic of China for her support to the Gambia and agriculture in particular. She said the Gambia is working towards food self sufficiency and the presenc...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:05:23 GMT
Lawmakers Refer 2 Judicial Service Commission Appointments for Vetting
[The Point] The National Assembly on Tuesday referred the motion of the appointments of Sulayman Samba and Mary Samba as members of Judicial Service Commission to the Assembly's Public Appointment Committee for scrutiny.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:05:20 GMT
Madina Duta Wally Wants Lower Basic School
[The Point] The residents of Madina Duta Wally village alias Sare Duta village in the Upper Fulladu West District, Central River Region south (CRR/s) have called on the government through the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MOBSE) to provi...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 08:36:05 GMT
National Football Team Snubs President Over Bonuses
[East African] Gambia national football team players have boycotted a meeting with the country's President over the government's failure to fulfil a promise of paying them bonuses for qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:22:37 GMT
How Can Young People Shape the Gambia's Democratic Future?
[The Point] The role of young people in shaping democracy in The Gambia requires a deep historical reflection stretching from the struggles of our forefathers against colonialism and the struggle of young people in the defeat of a 22-year-old dictato...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:22:34 GMT
GVBF President Appeals for Financial Support
[The Point] President of The Gambia Volleyball Federation, Bai Dodou Jallow, has appealed to the private sector and government of The Gambia for support after another volleyball league season wrapped-up without a sponsor.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:22:32 GMT
30 Patients Undergo Free Surgery
[The Point] At least 30 needy patients have recently undergone free medical surgery during a day's surgery camp organised by Sharab Medical Center in collaboration with Direct Aid Society.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:22:29 GMT
Credit Union Managers, Volunteers End Confab
[The Point] At least 130 participants drawn from The Gambia Credit Union managers and volunteers on Saturday wrapped up a three-day forum meant to discuss the way forward in strengthening credit unions in the country.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:22:28 GMT
Jarra West, Bombada Share Spoils in 2nd Tier
[The Point] Jarra West and Bombada on Friday shared spoils in the on-going Gambia Football Federation (GFF) Division Two league.