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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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Supreme Islamic Council announces Muslim New Year day
Aug 25, 2020, 2:43 PM

Press Release

The Gambia Supreme Islamic Council in collaboration with the office of Imam Ratib of Banjul wishes to inform the general public that, Thursday the 20th of August 2020,was the 1st day of Muharam the 1st month of the Muslim Calendar 1442H.

Amnesty concerns over Gambia’s  oppressive laws 
Sep 24, 2021, 10:27 AM

Despite Gambian President Adama Barrow’s pledge to reform the country nearly five years ago, oppressive laws curtailing human rights including the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, which were used under former President Yahya Jammeh to suppress peaceful dissent remain operative, Amnesty International said in a new analysis published today.

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Senegalese ambassador reacts to Sanyang riot
Mar 17, 2021, 1:20 PM

The Senegalese ambassador to The Gambia Basirou Sene has spoken on the recent Sanyang riot which claimed the life of a 32-year-old Gibril Ceesay, calling for calm and restraint in the coastal settlement of Sanyang.