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Saul Njie
Gen. Saul Badjie denies involvement in Dec. 30th attack
May 22, 2020, 12:35 PM

Lieutenant Gen. Saul Badjie, former commander of the Republican National Guards (RNG) and close aide to former President Yahya Jammeh has strongly denied his alleged involvement in the December 30th attack on State House.

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Army says Senegalese troops mistakenly enter Gambian territory
May 22, 2020, 12:25 PM

The community of Sare Omar village in the Lower River Region (LRR), has informed the Gambian Armed Forces who were deployed at the village that the Senegalese troops claimed they had mistakenly entered Gambian territory while on patrol.

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UTG senior lecturer testifies in Yankuba’s trial
May 22, 2020, 12:20 PM

Sanna Ceesay, a senior lecturer at the University of The Gambia (UTG), yesterday testified before Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court in Banjul in the murder case involving Yankuba Touray. He was led in evidence by the state counsel, A.M. Yusuf.

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Dr. Ceesay urges govt to ease restrictions, allow Eid-prayers
May 22, 2020, 12:01 PM

As the country prepares ahead of this month’s Eid festival this weekend, political scientist Dr. Ismaila Ceesay has called on the government to relax some coronavirus restrictions and allow congregational Eid prayers to take place in the country under strict observance of curbs necessary to avoid contractions.

Fafa Sanyang
Petroleum minister says covid-19 pandemic affects energy sector
May 22, 2020, 11:56 AM

Petroleum and Energy Minister Fafa Sanyang has revealed that the covid-19 pandemic has significantly affected all aspects of life, including the energy sector.

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Dr. Samateh warns against complacency amid handful covid-19 cases
May 21, 2020, 12:37 PM

Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, the minister for Health has called on the public especially those living close to the border not to be complacent despite the achievement registered in the fight against covid-19 in The Gambia as compared to other countries across the globe.

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Health Ministry reacts to Mai Fatty’s allegation
May 21, 2020, 12:33 PM

The Ministry of Health on Tuesday responded to allegations advanced by the leader of The Gambia Moral Congress (GMC), who spoke about the poor conditions of the country’s quarantine centers.

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Amir Trawally calls for unity and support for needy
May 21, 2020, 12:23 PM

Baba F. Trawally, the amir of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at in The Gambia has called for national unity amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying “we must unite as a nation and work together in fighting the invisible coronavirus pandemic.”

Momodou and Gibba
Ward councilor requests police chief to address Gunjur Police Station mobility constraint
May 21, 2020, 12:05 PM

Gunjur Ward councilor, Momodou Charreh Jibba has written to the Inspector General of Police challenging him to address the mobility constraint that is currently slowing the effective execution of the work of the police at the Gunjur Police Station.

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Karpowership donates 5 ventilators worth D6m to Gambia
May 21, 2020, 12:03 PM

Karpowership energy company yesterday presented five ventilators worth about D6 million to the government of The Gambia.

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UK to work with AU to slow spread of covid-19 in Africa
May 21, 2020, 11:59 AM

The UK will invest up to £20 million in the African Union’s new ‘African Union Covid-19 Response Fund’ to tackle coronavirus and save lives.

Mariama Barrow and Bakary Sanyang
Lawmakers confirm Barrow’s Ombudsman pick
May 20, 2020, 1:06 PM

Deputies at the National Assembly on Tuesday unanimously endorsed the appointment of Bakary Sanyang, former governor of West Coast Region as new Ombudsman.

Lamin Bajo
WCR forestry officer disapproves High Court ruling on Busuranding Community Forest
May 20, 2020, 1:03 PM

West Coast Region forestry officer said his office is entirely against the High Court ruling asking the community of Busuranding in Kombo Central to stay away from their community forest that was gazetted to them since 1996.

Drammeh and Darboe
CDS Drammeh pays courtesy call on GRA boss
May 20, 2020, 12:57 PM

The Gambia Armed Forces Chief of Defence Staff Yankuba Drammeh on Tuesday 19 May 2020 paid a courtesy call on Yankuba Darboe, commissioner general of The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) at his office in Banjul.

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Barrow Declares 21- day state of public emergency
May 20, 2020, 12:53 PM

Fellow Gambians, No one doubts the existence of the Coronavirus pandemic and the destruction it is causing to life and economies around the world.

Mambury Njie
Finance Ministry Clarifies
May 20, 2020, 12:44 PM

Press release: Quadrangle, 19 May 2020 -The attention of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has been drawn to reports online that the National Assembly canceled its planned Monday session because “the Minister of Finance failed to show up”. 

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