The Gambia

  • [The Point] Trust Bank Gambia Limited on Wednesday convened its Excellence Millennium Award presentation in honour of Gambia's 10 most outstanding students in the 2022 Grade Nine exams of the West African Examination Council (WAEC).
  • [The Point] The Director of the Municipality and Area Council Unit at the National Audit Office (NAO), Bakary Trawally, on Tuesday confirmed to Commissioners that the Mansakonko Area Council (MKAC) did prepare unrealistic budgets.
  • [The Point] Naji Moulay Lahsen, the Executive Director of the Independent Commission for Human Rights in North Africa, (CIDH Africa) has emphasised on the need for young people in Africa to show interest in human rights issues in Africa.
  • [The Point] The alkalo of New Yundum village, Ousman Bojnag, has urged The Gambia government to effectively intervene in the long and ongoing false claims uttered by Momodou Lamin Jarju alias Rongo that his grandfather is the indigenous owner of villages, namely: Lamin, New Yundum, Busumballa, Mandinary, Daranka, Kubariko, Kerewan and Makumbaya villages.
  • [The Point] The United States Ambassador to The Gambia, Sharon L. Cromer, has stated that US citizens are with the victims of the brutal 22-year rule of Yahya Jammeh.
  • [The Point] The second phase of the local democratic process has been decided in the Mayoral and Chairmanship elections with the opposition having taken the lead in Urban Gambia and the ruling NPP taking the lead in Rural Gambia. In the Councilors elections, the opposition won the most seats.
  • [The Point] Tolga Bermek, the ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to The Gambia has said that after the inauguration of CITVEC in London in 2021, vocational training has had a significant impact on the economy of countries.
  • [The Point] Bob Kieta Foundation has staged an entertainment show to raise funds for the foundation to be able to cater and provide for its philanthropic activities to support Gambians.
  • [The Point] Bena Kotu Football Academy is currently soliciting support from donors, philanthropists and companies to run their daily activities.
  • [The Point] The much-anticipated Wah-Sa-Halat Music Award is set for tonight Friday 26th May at the Penchami Hall at the Paradise Suites Hotel.


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