Jun 30, 2020, 12:13 PM
Ismaila Ndong, an alleged serial rapist and robber now faces 16 criminal counts after state prosecutors pressed fresh charges from eight to 16.
‘‘It shows that as a country, we are doing well economically and have successfully reached the targets set despite the challenges we face,’’ said Hon. Njie, while thanking his team and the President of the country, His Excellency, Adama Barrow for creating the enabling environment.
‘‘It is based on the economic performance of the country that we can access all these funds and we hope to be able to sustain this performance.’’
The World Bank grant will help enhance the financial and operational performance of NAWEC to provide cheaper, more reliable, and cleaner energy. Additionally, it will support the restructuring and ring fencing of the telecom infrastructure to strengthen the digital economy.
The Fraud Squad of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) is currently investigating the alleged hacking on Trust Bank Gambia Ltd., The Point has learned.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has predicted that the expected above normal rainfall this season may lead to flooding, particularly over the NBR, URR, WR regions and Greater Banjul Area (GBA).
Following consultations with the Attorney General and Minister for Justice, the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission will resume its public hearings on June 8, 2020. The decision to resume hearings was taken at a meeting of Commissioners, Secretariat staff and the Legal Unit on Monday, May 11.
In an effort to complement government efforts in the health delivery system, Talibi Vous Foundation (TVF), a non charitable organisation recently handed over some medical items worth over D1.4 million to the Fajikunda Health Centre, Bundung Maternity, Serrekunda General Hospital.