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Government urged to investigate Corruption Allegations

June 01, 2018

Youth leaders have urged the Gambia government to institute a panel of investigation that will look into recent corruption allegations levied on some senior government officials and public institutions. This development came in the wake of the publishing of a document bearing the official letterhead of the ministry of youth and sports purportedly requesting for the allocation of huge per diem to the sports minister Henry Gomez and his permanent secretaries. The minister has inspired a backlash against Barrow’s government for excessive travel expenses and per diem-mongering... Read More

Barrow’s Gov’t has no Margin for Error, as E-U gives more than his National Blueprint Budget

May 23, 2018

Since the defeat of ex-president Jammeh in 2016, The Gambia became a darling to the European Union. Shortly after the inauguration of President Adama Barrow in January 2017, the European Union (E.U) boosted the transition period with 225 million Euros to fill the gaps left by Yahya Jammeh; bringing some amount of hope and optimism to the great people of The Gambia. Since then, the E.U did not leave the Barrow government alone but continue to stand by the administration to effect the change that everyone is yearning for... Read More

Halifa pinches Political Leaders as he urges them to put "National Interest first"

May 21, 2018

National Assembly member for Serekunda, Hon. Halifa Sallah who also doubles as Secretary General of the People’s Democratic Organization for Independence and Socialism have challenged political leaders in the country to consider collective national interest first and put aside "personal and party interest"... Read More

Breaking News! Massive Arrest of over 50 suspected Armed Robbers!

May 09, 2018

Police in Banjul have confirm the arrest of at least 51 people including other nationals from the sub region for belonging to alleged Armed robbery syndicate within the Greater Banjul Area... Read More

Barrow’s Leave and the State of the Nation

May 07, 2018

Currently, His Excellency President Adama Barrow is on a fifteen day leave in his home village of Mankamang Kunda. Indeed, every worker, the president included, has the right to rest and recuperate. Therefore, there is nothing wrong with Barrow going on leave... Read More

Over 20 'suspected' armed robbers arrested in NBR

May 07, 2018

More than 20 suspected armed robbers have been arrested in different locations within the North Bank Region (NBR) following a recent raid conducted by security personnel in the region, The Point has been informed... Read More

Mayoral Elections

May 02, 2018

In ten days, we go to the polls to vote for our mayors and mayoress, chairmen (women) of our area councils. Currently, the aspirants are on the campaign trail canvassing for votes. It is interesting to note that there is an unprecedented number of aspirants who are vying for these positions and... Read More

TRRC will be different in Gambia - Executive Secretary

April 30, 2018

Dr. Baba Galleh Jallow, the executive secretary of Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations’ Commission (TRRC) Secretariat has said that the much-talked about mechanism being set up to probe violations and abuses under Jammeh will be different from many others around the world... Read More

Is The Vice President And Minister Of Women’s Affairs Aware?

April 28, 2018

QUESTION OF THE DAY

Crisis As Women’s Council Become Politicized

Section 57 of the Women’s Act establishes the Women’s Council as an association acting in the interest of all women.... Read More

Darboe supports repealing of Anti-Homosexual Laws

April 28, 2018

Gambia’s Foreign Secretary Ousainou Darboe says he will support the repealing of an anti-homosexual law that soured relations between the West African nation and the European Union.

Darboe said homosexuality was an imaginary issue Jammeh used to oppress innocent Gambians but the phenomenon was no issue in the small country... Read More