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Draft Constitution to be presented to National Assembly in August

May 15, 2020, 11:49 AM

State House, Banjul, 14th May 2020: As required by the Constitutional Review Commission Act 2018, His Excellency, President Adama Barrow having received the Draft Constitution on 30th March 2020, the Ministry of Justice will publish the national document in the Gazette before the end of May 2020, before it is subsequently presented to the National Assembly in August 2020.

It could be recalled that in June 2018, President Barrow inaugurated a Constitutional Review Commission to undertake a review of the 1997 Constitution and to come up with a proposed Draft that will be subjected to a referendum and usher in a Third Republic for The Gambia. The Office of the President therefore assures the public that the due processes will be followed in strengthening our democracy.

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KMC markets hit by low vendor turnouts
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Official sources have disclosed that only about 40% of Serrekunda Market vendors opened for business on Monday. At the Latrikunda Sabiji market, 60 percent of vendors turned out for business while 40% of vendors opened for business at Tallinding market.

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‘Security officers implicated should not wear our uniform’
Jul 28, 2020, 10:58 AM

Citizens’ Alliance Party (CP) has condemned in the strongest terms, the continued violation of citizens’ rights by security forces.

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Gambia records 1 new covid-19 death
Feb 19, 2021, 11:54 AM

The Gambia has recorded one new COVID-19 related death, bringing the total number of deaths, to 139 since March 2020, health officials report.

students
UNICEF research finds nearly 1500 students have no access to TV, radio
May 8, 2020, 11:58 AM

A UNICEF SMS U-Report reveals that about 1,470 students out of the 10, 000 students who registered for the UNICEF SMS U-Report Poll have no access to television or radio to attend the ongoing lessons organised by the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE).