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Sainabou and others
Vacation judge to hear Sainabou and co bail application today
Aug 9, 2022, 10:35 AM

Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court in Banjul has returned the bail application to the Chief Justice of The Gambia for him to assign the case to a vacation judge.

Banjul Floods
Banjul floods victims express disappointment with Barrow
Aug 9, 2022, 10:34 AM

Flood victims in Banjul North have expressed disappointment with President Adam Barrow, claiming he did not pay attention to them amid severe flooding that affected many parts of the country.

MFDC
Secret negotiations between the Senegalese state &MFDC could lead to lasting peace
Aug 9, 2022, 10:32 AM

Negotiations between Senegal and the Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance (MFDC), which began in 2014, remained secret until the end of the discussions on Thursday in Bissau. 

Madam Christabel
World Bank's Christabel appreciates Gambia's $31M project implementation
Aug 9, 2022, 10:30 AM

The senior social protection specialist from the World Bank and the Task Team Leader of The Gambia Social Safety Net Project (SSNP), Christabel Dadzie, was impressed with how Gambia is implementing the US$31 million project – a support designed for vulnerable poor households.

Justice Dawda Jallow
Justice minister reaffirms gov’t commitment to improving legal, institutional framework
Aug 9, 2022, 10:26 AM

Dawda A. Jallow, Minister for Justice and Attorney General of The Gambia has reaffirmed the government's commitment to improving the country’s legal and institutional framework to enhance human right standards.

Tamba Simaga
Philanthropic gesture of 2 Gambians in Jokadu
Aug 9, 2022, 10:21 AM

Door to door assistance reaches local folks in the villages of Jokaduwith clothes and cash. Kuntaya and Kerr Jane Police stations presented quality uniform shirts with more to expect from TambaSimaga. Chief Alpha Mairam Khan and AbouHouley Khan served as wonderful and impartial guides.

LRR governor hails World Bank intervention
Aug 9, 2022, 10:19 AM

The Governor of Lower River Region (LRR) Seedy Lamin Bah and Nafa beneficiaries within the region have hailed World Bank's intervention in supporting extremely poor households with cash transfers that they believe would elevate their poverty level to a better status.

Fabba Jammeh
Gov’t, ILO to implement post COVID-19 economic recovery project
Aug 9, 2022, 10:17 AM

The government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration & Employment (MOTIE), and the International LabourOrganisation (ILO) have agreed to cooperate for the implementation of the project “boosting post-COVID-19 economic recovery and resilience in The Gambia, through the formalisation of informal enterprises and their workers” (FORMGIS) funded by the ILO.

High Court v3
Judicial staff to close defence if he fails to bring witnesses
Aug 5, 2022, 12:22 PM

Justice Isatou Janneh–Njie of the High Court at Kanifing yesterday warned Bakary Sarr, High Court Assistant Bailiff in Banjul, that if he failed to bring his witnesses on the next adjourned date, he would close his defence. The accused is charged with fraud and obtaining money by false pretence.

CG Darboe v2
CG Darboe links GRA success to new innovation system
Aug 5, 2022, 12:18 PM

Commissioner General Yankuba Darboe of Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) has linked the revenue body’s numerous successes and achievements to the latest innovations and technologies that the Authority introduced.

PS Mendy
PS Mendy says over 60% of Gambian students vaccinated against covid-19
Aug 5, 2022, 12:17 PM

Since the country registered the first covid-19 case on 17 March 2020, the pandemic has affected many sectors in the country. Key among them is the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE). However, as part of measures to halt the spread of the virus in schools, the education ministry decided to close schools for a period of several months with a view to ensuring that school going children are vaccinated against the deadly pandemic.

AACB Assembly meeting
Barrow opens AACB 44th Assembly Meeting 2022
Aug 5, 2022, 12:12 PM

The president of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, yesterday officially opened the 44th Ordinary Meeting of the Assembly of Governors organised by the Association of African Central Banks (AACB).

SK Jaiteh supports
S.K. Jaiteh supports Banjul, KM flood victims with D0.5M
Aug 5, 2022, 12:03 PM

Salifu K. Jaiteh, a businessman on Wednesday supported four wards in Kanifing Municipal Council and Banjul North Constituency with each 10 bales of second hand clothing to support people who were last week affected by flash floods.

immam ratib kah
Supreme Islamic Council confirms Monday as Ashura
Aug 5, 2022, 12:00 PM

The Gambia Supreme Islamic Council in collaboration with the office of the Imam Ratib of Banjul has announced that the 1st day of Muharram – the first month of the Islamic calendar 1444 H, was on Saturday 30th July 2022. Therefore, Yawmul Tathua will fall on Sunday 7th August and Ashura on Monday 8th August 2022.

COVID-19 vaccination surges despite misconceptions
Aug 5, 2022, 11:58 AM

The number of Covid-19 vaccinations is going up amid the Health Ministry’s struggle to defeat the misconceptions around the vaccines.

Gambia Embassy DC prepares ground for H.E. First Lady Fatou Bah - Barrow's visit Utah, USA
Aug 5, 2022, 11:55 AM

Ms. Mauri Earl, Director of Public and International Affairs at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter – day Saints visited the Gambian Embassy in the U.S. to discuss preparations ahead of the visit of the First Lady of the Republic of The Gambia, Her Excellency Fatou Bah – Barrow to the global headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter – day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Sana Bairo Sabally
House of Hope appeals to Victim Centre to end boycott
Aug 5, 2022, 11:54 AM

House of Hope - The Gambia working in collaboration with the No Health Without Mental Health - Gambia (NHMH-GM) under the stewardship of Fka has called on The Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violation to end its boycott of its activities in the interest of victims’ healing.

Sainabou Mbye and judges
Defence: Sainabou & co can’t suffer while state puts house in order
Aug 4, 2022, 12:15 PM

Lawyer Kombeh Gaye, the defence counsel representing Sainabou Mbye, Cherno Mbye and Kibili Dambelly who are charged with manslaughter, has urged the court presided over by Justice Ebrima Jaiteh to grant the accused persons bail either “conditionally or unconditionally.”

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