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Jammeh
U.S. gov’t reveals whom Jammeh acquired his 6 beds, 9 baths, exclusive Maryland mansion
Aug 7, 2020, 1:06 PM

The U.S. government is attempting to seize the Montgomery County estate of Yahya Jammeh, the exiled former president of The Gambia who has been accused of murders, rapes, tortures and the theft of more than $300 million in public funds during his 22-year regime.

MAMOUR JOBE
Police launch operation Save our Souls
Aug 7, 2020, 1:03 PM

Following the declaration of a new state of public emergency and introduction of curfew by His Excellency, the President of the Republic of The Gambia, effective 6th August 2020 throughout The Gambia for a period of 21 days, The Gambia Police Force has launched an operation dubbed Save our Souls (SoS), a dispatch from the Office of The Inspector General of Police states.

Cheikh Ahmed Tidiane
UDP sends condolences over Chiekh Ahmed Tidiane Niass demise
Aug 7, 2020, 12:48 PM

The United Democratic Party (UDP) has sent condolences to the families of the venerable Sheik Al Islam, EL-Hajj Ibrahim Niass over the demise of Chiekh Ahmed Tidiane Niass.

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Dozens feared dead after boat capsizes off Mauritania coast
Aug 7, 2020, 12:43 PM

About 40 people are feared dead after a migrant vessel sank off the coast of Mauritania, the UN said Thursday, in a fresh tragedy along the Atlantic migration route to Europe.

Landing B Sanneh
GALGA urges gov’t & local councils to be more considerate of citizens as covid-19 surges
Aug 7, 2020, 12:35 PM

Latrikunda Sabiji, 5th August, 2020: With the increase in the number of people contracting coronavirus in The Gambia, The Gambia Association of Local Government Authorities [GALGA] is calling on the Government of The Gambia and all the eight Local Councils to be more focused on the welfare of their people to contain local transmissions.

Bail Bond
3 Bwiam residents deny committing murder
Aug 7, 2020, 12:20 PM

Three residents of Bwiam village have denied committing the murder of Baba Sanyang, a 21-year-old boy.

Ebrima
Gov’t imposes 21-day curfew from today
Aug 6, 2020, 10:06 AM

The government of The Gambia has imposed curfew amid rising cases of covid-19 in the country, Ebrima Sankareh, the government spokesperson told GRTS yesterday.

Gerge S Madi
Top Gambian business tycoon dies in Beirut blast
Aug 6, 2020, 10:04 AM

A prominent Gambian business tycoon, George S. Madi, the chairman and managing director of S Madi, passed away on Tuesday 4 August 2020 in Beirut, Lebanon, The Point has learned. He was 77.

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