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The Tobaski and traffic jam

As the Eidul Adha, locally known as Tobaski, gets closer, the difficulty of moving about from one part of the country to the other...

Tobaski and the rams

In a few days, Muslims the world over will celebrate the Eid-ul-Adha, locally known as Tobaski. The occasion commemorates the sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim (AS)...

To be released or incarcerated?

The revelation that Justice Minister Abubacarr Baa Tambadou had recommended the immediate release of the three junglers who testified at the Truth, Reconciliation and...

The drug war

It is widely accepted in the world today that one of the greatest evils humankind faces is the menace of drugs. Drugs are claiming thousands...

Gambia-India relationship

The Indian president, Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Banjul earlier this week on a state visit. This is the highest ranking Indian official to visit...

Electoral reforms

There is no doubt that there is an urgent need for electoral reforms in The Gambia. In fact, readers may recall that this was the...

On The un-uniformed armed men: totally unnecessary

Images of armed men in civilian clothes went viral on the Internet following the aftermath of the July 24th riots in Serekunda. This was during...

Security sector reform

Peace and security are indispensable in a democracy. No matter how much freedom a people of a country may have, it will be meaningless if...

Protests

The number of protests that took place since the new government came into power shows that our nascent democracy is maturing slowly. However, the fact...

Jammeh Killed Deyda Hydara!

The perennial question asked by The Point Newspaper on the front page for the past fifteen years has finally been answered unequivocally, and the...

On July 22nd: What can we learn?

On July 22nd 1994, The Gambia Government led by Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara was overthrown by a group of young soldiers led by then...

Oil probably won’t cause a war with Iran, but it certainly adds fuel to the blaze

Iran, Britain and the United States are engaged in a struggle for control over the flow of oil through the Persian Gulf. A fifth of...

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Champion at last …Gambia wins gold in African Men’s beach ball

The Gambia has secured a rare international sporting achievement. The country's Men's beach volley ball team beat host Morocco in the final to become champion...

From money-laundering to sanctions busting: the real value of cryptocurrency may soon be clear

Momodou Camara The ability to trace and stop transactions linked to crime, terrorism, and corruption is one of the tools a country has at its...

#Fresh Cold#Seasonal cold and flu diseases in The Gambia

By Dr Azadeh During the rainy season in The Gambia in particular in the month of September and October with extremely high temperatures and increasing...

Our democracy stands to gain if we can see beyond the five-year factor

By Kawsu Ceesay Mr. Adama Barrow was clearly the democratic choice of the majority of Gambian voters in the December 2016 Presidential election. The electorate chose...

Wassce results twice better than last year

By Aisha Tamba The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Basic Secondary Education Ebrima Sisawo has revealed that the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate...