Apr 23, 2020, 12:08 PM
Januario Wonde Beducande Findan, a Bissau Guinean national who was reportedly arrested with cocaine by officers of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency, The Gambia (DLEAG) has reportedly commited suicide.
The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, has been nominated by the continental body – African Union to serve as a panelist for the virtual conference it organised with the objective to give impetus to the ‘silencing of the gun agenda,’ following the launch of the campaign as the African Union theme of the year 2020.
Foreign Minister Dr. Tangara is part of the nine member panelists who comprised senior United Nations and African Union officials. The three hour virtual conference which will kick off on Monday 1 June 2020 is expected to place human security at the centre of peace enforcement.
Issued by the Communication Unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad
The Gambia government with partners United Nation Development Fund (UNDP) and The Gambia Red Cross began a nationwide fumigation exercise from St Augustine Junior School on Tuesday.
The Gambia government says in the face of its guided values and norms, it has no plans to either decriminalise or even entertain a review of laws on homosexuality, a news release from the Office of Government Spokesperson states.
Police Sergeant Modou Dinka on Wednesday testified before the Banjul High Court in the rape and robbery trial involving Ismaila Ndong.
The prosecution team, led by Inspector Oley Bobb, on 22 April, 2020, withdrew the case involving nine men who were charged with exporting essential commodities. The prosecution applied under Section 68 of the Criminal Procedure Code to withdraw the matter.
Lawmakers at the National Assembly on Tuesday referred the Force Labour Amendment Bill 2020 to the Assembly Business Committee (ABC) in order to look into its merit and general principle before it gets into the third reading stage.
State House, Banjul, 4th June 2020: His Excellency, President Adama Barrow in accordance with the power vested in him under Section 138(2) of the 1997 Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia, has appointed Honourable Justice Awa Bah and Honourable Justice Edrissa F. Mbai as Justices of the Supreme Court of The Gambia.