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New British High Commissioner to takeover in August 2020

Jun 11, 2020, 12:10 PM

Mr. David Belgrove OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of The Gambia in succession to Ms Sharon Wardle who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment, a news release from British High Commission states.

Mr. Belgrove would take up his appointment during August 2020.

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Gambian samaritan pays D2.3m to evacuate 45 girls stranded in Lebanon
Aug 28, 2020, 12:29 PM

After endless calls and pleas to be brought home, a Swedish based non-profit organisation – Action for Humanity (AH), founded by a Gambian, Lovette Jallow, has come to the rescue of Gambians by paying D2.3 million to help repatriate 45 Gambian girls stranded in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.

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CID officers accused of torture in CRR
Jan 12, 2021, 12:41 PM

Three CID officers in Central River Region (CRR) North have been accused of hand cuffing an accused person and seriously beating him together with three other civilians.

‘Women court members, women alkalolu key in fighting FGC/M, GBV’
Jan 22, 2021, 11:16 AM

Neneh Touray, assistant director of Information, Education and Communication for Women’s Bureau has affirmed that the involvement of women court members, women leaders as well as women alkalolu will play a pivotal role in ending the deeply-rooted cultural traditional practice dubbed Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation (FGM) and Gender Based Violence (GBV) among other negative issues affecting women and girls in the country.

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Madi applauds IEC for 'diligent, efficient' work in the 'smooth' voter registration
Jun 11, 2021, 5:26 PM

Renowned human rights activist Madi Jobarteh has applauded the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) for the way it has conducted the national voter registration exercise so far.