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Friday, 04-24-15, 14:48Forestry Department Commits to Bringing Back Lost Trees[Daily Observer] The Department of Forestry, through funding from the UNDP on Wednesday concluded a four-day training of Nursery management at Janjanbureh, Central River Region. read more...
Friday, 04-24-15, 10:48The End of the Political Drama and the Way Forward[Foroyaa] Fass Njaga Choi witnessed the most interesting political drama in its history as security personnel took over the town by storm to carry out the order to impose a blockade on the UDP convoy. The sheer numbers of the force with riot gears petrified many villagers, especially the shopkeepers who closed their shops. The UDP convoy was cordoned under a security net. The more the online media spoke about supporters of other parties moving towards Fass, the tighter the security cordon. read more...
Friday, 04-24-15, 9:48Making the African Union of States an African Union of Citizens and Peoples[Foroyaa] A reflection panel organised by the SOTU Coalition during the 56th session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights on Tuesday 21st April 2015 called for African citizens and communities to embrace the legal instruments of the AU. The discussion took place at the Board Room of Kairaba Hotel in Banjul the Gambia. read more...
Thursday, 04-23-15, 16:40Preventing Inferno[Daily Observer] Stories of fire outbreaks leading to the destruction of lives and properties have dominated the national news in the past few weeks; the recent of which claimed the lives of two at Lamin. read more...
Thursday, 04-23-15, 11:30U.S Sends New Charge d' Affaires to Gambia[The Point] The United States of America government has sent a new Charge d' Affaires to run the US Embassy in Banjul. read more...
Thursday, 04-23-15, 11:19Chief Justice Visits Court Houses[The Point] The Chief Justice of The Gambia, Ali Nawaz Chowhan, yesterday visited the Banjul Magistrates' Court as part of a tour of courts across the country to assess efficiency in case proceedings. read more...
Wednesday, 04-22-15, 15:42Stakeholders Renew Commitment to Fight HIV and Aids[The Point] Officials of the National HIV and AIDS Response Team recently paid a courtesy call on the governor of North Bank Region during which they restated and renewed their commitment to the fight against HIV and AIDS. read more...
Wednesday, 04-22-15, 12:40Justice Minister Highlights Africa's Challenges[Daily Observer] The Gambia's attorney general and minister of Justice, Mama Fatima Singhateh, said Africa is still faced with conflicts and violence, terrorist attacks, socio-economic downturns, high maternal and infant mortality rates and poverty despite the positive achievements made in the continent. read more...
Tuesday, 04-21-15, 16:32Auditor General's Report Reveals Findings At Defence Ministry[The Point] The Gambia's Auditor General Karamba Touray recently told the National Assembly's PAC/PEC during presentation of the audit report, that their findings have revealed the cancellation of payment vouchers without debit memos, amounting to D102,400 for the Ministry of Defence. read more...
Tuesday, 04-21-15, 15:46UDP Starts Rallies in Earnest Today[The Point] Lawyer Ousainou Darboe, leader of the main opposition party, UDP, has told The Point in an interview that the police yesterday issued his party a permit to organise political rallies using a PA system upcountry. read more...

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