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Monday, 09-01-14, 11:04UDP Slams Denial of Permit to Hold Political Rally[The Point]UDP leader Ousainou Darboe and members of the party executive Sunday called a press conference to announce that the police denied the country's leading opposition party a permit to hold a political rally at Cedar Club Latrikunda German. read more...
Monday, 09-01-14, 10:51Health Ministry Convenes Emergency Meeting On Ebola Situation[The Point]The director of Health Promotion and Education, Modou Njai has made its clear to the general public on national television that despite the fact that it part of our custom and culturehand-shaking should be stopped for meantime, as Gambia is in high alert. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 15:55Forum On ICZM Held[The Point]Momodou Jaama Suwareh, Director of Inter-Sectoral Network at the National Environment Agency (NEA), has disclosed at a recently held Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Coastal Forum meeting that the objective of the Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) project is to contribute to the capacity of the Government and people of The Gambia in an effort to adapt to the increased climate variability and change. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 15:54Jammeh Gives Sierra Leone Five to Fight Ebola[The Point]President Yahya Jammeh, "in a show of African solidarity", has given US$500,000 to President Ernest Bai Koroma and the people of Sierra Leone as Gambia's contribution towards the fight against the Ebola virus disease outbreak. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 13:44The Drainage Canals[Daily Observer]It was a welcome development when the government commenced the construction of major and feeder roads as well as a central drainage system around the Greater Banjul Area. There was massive jubilation from all corners that the dreams of transforming the country into a modern nation state are a step closer to reality. There was also the belief that flooding and stagnant waters inundating the community, which was a characteristic of urban Gambia during the wet season, would become history. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 14:14The Gambia's Democratic Space 'Constricted, Restricted and Shrinking' Ahead of 2016 Polls[IPS]Banjul -With the approach of the Gambia's 2016 presidential elections, which will see President Yahya Jammeh seek re-election for a fifth, five-year tenure, more than a dozen opposition activists have been arrested, detained and prosecuted in the past eight months. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 13:42The Hajj to Mecca[Daily Observer]Hajj or the journey to the Holy Land of Mecca is one of the most revered among the Islamic pillars. Tens of millions of Muslims, both within and outside the Arab world, dream of the day they will make this fulfillment. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 13:16Guinea Bissau Speaker Discloses Country's Plans for Peace[Foroyaa]The speaker of Guinea Bissau's Parliament, Mr. Cipriano Cassama visited the Gambia National Assembly where he disclosed his country's new plans to transform to a nation of stability and progress as wanted by its people and well wishers. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 11:58We Welcome the New Rent Tribunal Bill[The Point]We understand that the new Rent Tribunal Bill passed by the National Assembly meeting in Banjul this week was "designed to introduce a new legal regime for the regulation of rent matters in The Gambia." read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 11:58Senegalese Navy Vessel Visits Banjul Seaport[The Point]A Senegalese Navy vessel docked at Banjul port is on a mission to strengthen the bilateral relationship, through reinforcing military cooperation. The vessel was built in France, sources revealed. read more...

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