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Barrow promises to create Bank for Gambian women
Dec 8, 2023, 11:44 AM

President Adama Barrow has reaffirmed his commitment to women empowerment, saying his government is working on creating a new bank for Gambian women to enable them access finance.
“My government has always supported and will continue to support the cause of women empowerment in the country,” the President said during a press conference at State House in Banjul.

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Tourism Ministry explains undisbursed US$68M grant
Dec 8, 2023, 11:40 AM

The minister for Tourism and Culture, Hon Hamat N.K. Bah, has told legislators of the National Assembly on Wednesday his ministry is yet to disburse the US$68 million grant meant for Small Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).

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Senegal: Court of Appeal to decide on Sonko’s fate
Dec 8, 2023, 11:37 AM

Senegalese media has reported a hearing regarding Ousmane Sonko’s presidential ambition in a special Court of Appeal slated for 12 December 2023.

This Special Court hearing will determine whether or not Senegalese opposition leader Ousmane Sonko ought to be reinstated on the electoral roll after he (Sonko) was struck off the electoral roll following his (Sonko’s) conviction in June 2023 to two years’ imprisonment.

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Justice Jallow swears in 3 High Court Judges
Dec 8, 2023, 11:35 AM

The Gambia’s Chief Justice Rt. Hon Hassan B. Jallow has sworn in three foreign High Court Judges in Banjul, in a bid to accelerate efficient legal proceedings by the judiciary.

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Gambia inks ITC cooperation agreement with Mauritius
Dec 8, 2023, 11:32 AM

The Governments of The Gambia and Mauritius on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the Information and Communication Technologies (ITC) field.

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27 new legal practitioners enrolled   
Dec 8, 2023, 11:30 AM

The Gambia Legal Council and Chief Justice Hassan B. Jallow yesterday presided over the enrollment of 27 new legal practitioners.
The Chief Justice welcomed the new wigs, distinguishing their hard work and commitment with the support of their families and lecturers. He emphasised the importance of remaining diligent and steadfast in their legal careers.

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Euclid University convocation honours late VP Joof
Dec 8, 2023, 11:27 AM

Euclid University, on Wednesday, held a convocation for its 2023 batch and conferred Honorary Degrees on the late Gambian Vice President Badara Joof and the late Chief Executive Officer of the National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority (NAQAA), Gibril Jaw.

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‘Male involvement crucial in ending GBV’
Dec 8, 2023, 11:23 AM

Naomi Williams, deputy permanent secretary at the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare, has said that male involvement is crucial in ending all forms of Gender Based Violence (GBV) in our society.

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Human Rights Commission concludes vital training for security services
Dec 8, 2023, 11:20 AM

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday ended a three-day capacity building program for training of trainers for Gambia security services on the code of conduct and guidelines on policing public assemblies.

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GRA to collect D19B revenue in 2024
Dec 7, 2023, 11:46 AM

The commissioner general of the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA), Yankuba Darboe, has expressed optimism that GRA will achieve its revenue target of D15 billion in 2023.

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Gov’t to recover D1.4B tax arrears  
Dec 7, 2023, 11:44 AM

The minister for Finance and Economic Affairs, Hon Seedy Keita, has revealed before members of the National Assembly that 98 taxpayers owe the government an outstanding amount of D1.466 billion.

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Paulo Djabi, others granted bail of over D127M
Dec 7, 2023, 11:43 AM

Justice Achibonga of the High Court in Banjul yesterday granted bail of over D127 million to Paulo Djabi, Nadine Pereira, Mamadu Neto Djabi and Secuna Jabi.

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Bundung wants Barrow to address water, roads & graveyard problems
Dec 7, 2023, 11:42 AM

The inhabitants of Bundung in the Kanifing Municipality have called on President Adama Barrow to help address water shortage, good roads and provide a place for a new graveyard.

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Police officer testifies in health officials economic crimes trial
Dec 7, 2023, 11:40 AM

A Fraud Squad police officer at the Gambia Police Headquarters has testified in the economic crimes and corruption trial involving senior health officials

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Barrow impressed with OIC road projects
Dec 7, 2023, 11:35 AM

President Adama Barrow has said that he was impressed with the level of progress made at the ongoing OIC Road projects – the 22 kilometre Bertil Harding Highway Road and the 50 kilometre Urban Road projects.

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Presidential nomination fee to reach D1M
Dec 6, 2023, 12:06 PM

A draft report by the joint committees of Regional Government and Lands, Ombudsman and IEC, and Human Rights and Constitutional Matters reveals nomination fee for a presidential candidate could be pegged at D1 million in the next presidential election.

Seized 3-ton cocaine was for delivery in Gambia
Dec 6, 2023, 12:03 PM

The Senegalese Operational Division of the Central Office for the Repression of Illicit Drug Trafficking (OCRTIS) has completed its investigation into the affair of the cocaine boat, seized last week, by the Navy.

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State says Judge errs in law in coup trial
Dec 6, 2023, 11:58 AM

The State on 20 November 2023 filed a notice of appeal on the decision of Justice Mahony of the High Court and stated that he erred in law during delivering his judgement in the coup d'etat trial.  

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