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Senegal confirms 95 new cases of covid-19

May 29, 2020, 11:26 AM

The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 95 positive cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total infection to 3, 348; 1, 686 recoveries, 38 deaths, 1, 622 under treatment and 19 in critical condition.

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Prisoner says commissioner lied in TRRC testimony
Jun 16, 2020, 11:32 AM

Baba Galleh Jallow, a life sentenced prisoner who yesterday testified before the TRRC, revealed that the current commissioner of Operations at The Gambia Prisons Service, Lamin Sowe, lied to the commission for not being an orderly to former prisons director, David Colley.

Edi Mass Jobe
GPS gets new mini-bus worth over D3M
Apr 15, 2020, 3:09 PM

As part of measures to enhance social distancing amid coronavirus outbreak, the United Nation Development program (UNDP) in partnership with The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry GCCI) last Thursday donated a new 30-seater mini-bus worth over three million dalasis to The Gambia Prison Services (GPS).

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Senegalese court discharges Sulayman Trawally
Apr 14, 2020, 3:00 PM

A court in Tambacounda, eastern province of Senegal has discharged Sulayman Trawally, a Gambian national, who was allegedly kidnapped by Senegalese gendarme last month.

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Gambian schoolchildren to benefit from China-aid medical supplies
Jun 22, 2020, 12:32 PM

On 19 June, H.E. Ambassador Ma Jianchun handed over a consignment of face masks and forehead thermometers donated by Chinese government to the Office of the First Lady.

TRRC to resume public hearings on June 8
May 27, 2020, 12:54 PM

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.

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Detective recounts how complainants identify alleged rapist
Jun 19, 2020, 12:14 PM

Police Detective First Class Muhammed Lamin Bobb on Thursday, 18 June testified in the case involving Ismaila Ndong who is accused of raping and robbing five women.

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COVID-19 Update
May 19, 2020, 12:40 PM

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Gov’t suspends sales of Jammeh’s assets amid Appeal Court ruling
Jun 8, 2020, 11:38 AM

The Ministry of Justice has announced that The Gambia government has stopped “all sales” of properties following the Janneh Commission’s recommendations in deference to the ruling of the Court of Appeal until a final pronouncement is made on the matter.