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Friday, 11-28-14, 14:47SJAG Executive Visits Two More Media Houses Holds Talks With the Point, Capital FM Management[The Point]The newly-elected executive of the Sports Journalists Association of The Gambia (SJAG) has continued its traditional tour of media houses, with the latest visit to The Point Newspaper and Capital FM Radio. read more...
Friday, 11-28-14, 10:28Jammeh Named 'West Africa's King of Impunity'[MFWA]The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has named the President of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, 'West Africa's King of Impunity.' The MFWA bestows this title upon President Jammeh as a result of his 20-year-long rule of fear, characterized by gross human rights violations, disregard for the rule of law and on-going impunity for egregious rights violations in The Gambia. read more...
Thursday, 11-27-14, 16:03Supplementary Appropriation Bill Shows Financial Indiscipline - Minority Leader[The Point]The Minority Leader and National Assembly Member for Niamina Dankunku constituency, Hon. Samba Jallow, has said the supplementary appropriation bill tabled before the National Assembly recently was one of the most serious instances of financial indiscipline to happen in the country. read more...
Thursday, 11-27-14, 14:28Thinking NAYCONF[Daily Observer]We are glad to hear the youth minister say they are putting Ebola safety measures in the much awaited Jarra-Soma hosted NAYCONF. This was our concern and it is good that it is on the agenda. Now cognizant of the short time to the event, we once again call on all and sundry particularly the private sector to step forward and be in the vanguard of youth development. Supporting a forum like the NAYCONF is crucial in that respect. read more...
Wednesday, 11-26-14, 15:36Putting Children First in an Urban World[The Point]The Gambian leader at the weekend declared that his government would implement stern policies to punish perpetrators of child abuse and exploitation in The Gambia. In the same vein, the President said his government would ensure every child in The Gambia have access to basic education in September 2015. read more...
Wednesday, 11-26-14, 15:19UN Requires Annual Growth of 2.5 Percent in Improvement of Energy Efficiency[The Point]Yemesrach Assefa, senior economic advisor at the UNDP office in Banjul, has said the goal of the UN is to double the rate of improvement in energy efficiency, which is ambitious, and would require an annual growth of 2.5%. read more...
Wednesday, 11-26-14, 13:12Two High Court Judges Swapped[Daily Observer]Two high court judges at The Gambia Judiciary have with immediate effect been redeployed to various courts in a bid to ensure the smooth and effective running of the courts, judicial sources confirmed to the Daily Observer. read more...
Wednesday, 11-26-14, 13:03Minister Says Biennial Youth Convergence Cautious of Ebola - Says Participants to Be Subjected to Screening[Daily Observer]The Youth and Sports minister, Alieu K. Jammeh has asserted that the Eleventh Edition of the 2014 biennial National Youth Conference and Festival (NAYCONF) is fully alerted with issues surrounding the pandemic of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), and declared that participants to this national convergence will be subjected to thorough screening by health officials. read more...
Tuesday, 11-25-14, 15:47Int'l Oil Market Price Down By 30 Percent, Says Hamat Bah[The Point]Hamat Bah, leader of the National Reconciliation Party (NRP), has said the price of oil at the international world market has gone down by 30 per cent since July. read more...
Tuesday, 11-25-14, 15:34Electoral Commission Announces Katchang By-Election[Daily Observer]The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) Monday announced that it will conduct a by-election to fill the vacant seat in the Katchang Ward of the Kerewan Area Council on 22nd January, 2015. read more...

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