Sharon L. Cromer
US re-echoes support to Jammeh victims
May 26, 2023, 11:13 AM

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.

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Auditor harps on unrealistic budget at MKAC
May 26, 2023, 11:11 AM

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.

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Barrow presides over Economic Council Meeting
May 26, 2023, 11:07 AM

On Wednesday, 24th May 2023, His Excellency President Adama Barrow presided over the Monthly National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the State House in Banjul. The Council is an advisory body comprised of ministers and senior officials managing the economy and public financial institutions that have met to update on the state of the economy since its April 2023 meeting.  

GACH CEO donates D250,000 to first Banjul Int’l Surgical Conference
May 26, 2023, 11:04 AM

The Chief Executive Officer of GACH Global, Abubakary Jawara, known for his humanitarian gestures, recently donated two hundred and fifty thousand dalasis (D250,000) to the organising committee of the first Banjul International Surgical Scientific Conference (BISSC) in his quest to making  the event a successful one.

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Senegal seeks 10-year jail sentence in opposition leader's rape trial
May 26, 2023, 10:59 AM

May 24, 2023 (Reuters, DAKAR)

Senegal's public prosecutor on Wednesday asked judges overseeing the rape trial of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko to find him guilty and sentence him to 10 years in jail, which would likely bar him for running for president in elections next year.

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Trust Bank awards outstanding Grade 9 students
May 26, 2023, 10:57 AM

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).

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Prof Barry attends 16th Edition of eLearning Africa Summit
May 26, 2023, 10:51 AM

The Vice Chancellor of the International Open University (IOU), Professor Cherno Omar Barry, is currently attending the 16th Edition of the eLearning Africa summit being held from 24 to 26 May 2023 in Dakar, Senegal, under the Patronage of H.E. Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal.

Judiciary Prisons Visiting Committee established
May 26, 2023, 10:49 AM

His Lordship, the Hon. Chief Justice Hassan B. Jallow, pursuant to Section 143 (1) of the Constitution has established the Judiciary Prisons Visiting Committee.

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NGO Forum calls on young Africans to take up human rights issues
May 26, 2023, 10:48 AM

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.

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Salif Sadio still alive – family denies WALF TV death claim
May 24, 2023, 11:56 AM

The family of the leader of Movement of Democratic Forces in the Casamance (MFDC), Salif Sadio, has denied Monday reports of WALF TV which claimed that the rebel leader had died.

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State witness testifies behind curtains
May 24, 2023, 11:52 AM

A state witness in the trial of Gambian soldiers accused of a coup plot testified yesterday behind curtains at the High Court in Banjul.

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Auditor says stakeholders should act on findings
May 24, 2023, 11:48 AM

Top auditor at the National Audit Office (NAO) yesterday told the Local Government Commission of Inquiry (LGCI) that it’s the stakeholders who should act over findings revealed in audit reports, adding auditors cannot take action.

Gambia expects rainfall in early June
May 24, 2023, 11:42 AM

According to the Department of Water Resources’ seasonal rainfall prediction for July, August and September (JAS) 2023, The Gambia is expected to see the onset of rainfall between 8th and 15th June 2023.

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Tourism minister signs regulation on National Endowment Fund for Arts and Culture
May 24, 2023, 11:40 AM

The Minister of Tourism and Culture, Hamat N.K. Bah, last Friday signed the Regulation on the National Endowment Fund for Art and Culture for the first time in The Gambia.

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Africa Day declared public holiday
May 24, 2023, 11:37 AM

His Excellency Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia has declared Thursday, 25 May 2023 as a Public Holiday throughout the country in observance of Africa Day, formerly African Liberation Day.

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Minister Joof says military coups provoke instability
May 24, 2023, 11:36 AM

At the opening ceremony of the ECOWAS International Court of Justice Conference on Zero Tolerance for Unconstitutional Change of Government, Baboucarr Ousmaila Joof, the minister of Trade has told delegates that military coups in West Africa provoke unrest and instability.

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Gambian ambassador to Spain presents letters of credence
May 24, 2023, 11:34 AM

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of The Gambia to the Kingdom of Spain, His Excellency Ambassador Noah Touray, presented his Letters of Credence to His Majesty King Felipe VI, King of Spain at the Zarzuela Palace in Madrid on Wednesday, 17th May 2023.

Water Resources Dept galvanizes efforts to improve water, sanitation
May 24, 2023, 11:32 AM

In order to improve and address the data gaps in the water and sanitation sector in The Gambia, the Department of Water Resources on Thursday 18 May 2023 convened a day-long stakeholders meeting at the Ministry of Fisheries and Water Resources Hall in Banjul.

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