Jun 8, 2020, 11:06 AM
The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 79 positive cases which brings the country’s total infection total to 4,328. The capital Dakar registered the highest number – 73% of the total registered infections.
Chime informed the court that on the last adjourned date he was told by Yankuba Badjie to withdraw his representation.
The withdrawal notice filed by Lawyer Chime was accepted by the court. Yankuba was being represented by lawyers Christopher E. Mene and Emmanuel Chime. The withdrawal leaves Badjie with only one lawyer, Mene.
Badjie and seven others are standing trial on 25 criminal counts including the murder of United Democratic Party’s Ebrima Solo Sandeng and the torture of the 14th April 2016 UDP protesters. He denied culpability. The case has been going on since 2017. It is currently at the Defence stage.
BANJUL, 3 March 2021: The Gambia Government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad received information technology and office equipment worth over D2.3 million from the Government of the People’s Republic of China through its Embassy in Banjul.
Following the publication of an article in the local press in which over 300 Gambia College students, who were earlier denied entry to classes for non-payment of tuition fees, MRC Holland Foundation of the Netherlands has agreed to settle their college tuition fees.