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GAF has zero tolerance for torture-- CDS Drammeh
Aug 3, 2020, 2:53 PM

The Chief of Defence Staff of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) has underscored that GAF high command is ready to work with the government in its reconciliation process through the countrys Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission and other mechanism.

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UK Police congratulate Senegambians as Diaspora celebrates Eidul Adha in Europe
Aug 3, 2020, 2:51 PM

As Senegambians across Europe celebrates Eid al-adha commonly known as ‘‘Tabaski’’, the Association of Muslim Police (AMP) in the United Kingdom also took the opportunity to congratulate and wish them a ‘‘joyous and healthy’’ festival.

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Barrow goes on self-isolation as VP tests positive of covid-19 
Jul 30, 2020, 12:27 PM

Vice President Dr. Isatou Touray has been tested positive for covid-19, as President Adama Barrow also goes on two weeks self-isolation.

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Superior courts cut vacation by half
Jul 30, 2020, 12:25 PM

The Superior Courts of The Gambia have announced that they are cutting short this year their traditional two-month summer vacation to one month.

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Taxi driver who raped girl 4 times sentenced to 3 years
Jul 30, 2020, 12:05 PM

Hon. Justice Z. Jawara Alami of the High Court in Banjul has sentenced one Malick Njie, a taxi driver who rapped a girl, 15, four times to three years in imprisonment with hard labor.

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Barrow announces Friday & Saturday as Eid holidays
Jul 30, 2020, 11:48 AM

State House, Banjul, 29th July, 2020 – In accordance to Section 76 (1) of the Constitution (1997), His Excellency, Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia, is pleased to declare Friday, 31st July 2020, and Saturday, 1st August, 2020, as public holidays throughout The Gambia, in observance of the Muslim feast of Eid-ul-Adha.

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Banjul rehabilitation project on track Says Works Minister
Jul 30, 2020, 11:44 AM

In order to gain first-hand information about the ongoing Banjul Rehabilitation project, which is expected to be completed within three years, Hon.  Bai Lamin Jobe,  the minister for Transport, Works and Infrastructure (MoTWI), on Saturday 25th July 2020, together with some senior staff of his Ministry and other relevant stakeholders, conducted a tour of the project site, starting from Bund Road to the various streets of Banjul, despite the rainfall.

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Over 90,000 rams arrive ahead of Tobaski
Jul 29, 2020, 11:56 AM

Over 90,000 rams have arrived in the country ahead of the Muslim feast of Edul- Adha, locally known as ‘Tobaski’.

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Mai reaffirms support to maintain Anti Crime Unit
Jul 29, 2020, 11:54 AM

The secretary general of The Gambia Moral Congress (GMC), Mai Ahmed Fatty, says he is in support of maintaining the Anti Crime Unit (ACU) of the Police Department describing it as “is good news to The Gambia” and said the unit “must stay” to significantly contain the crime rate in the country.

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Musa Yalle Batchilly’s trial commences
Jul 29, 2020, 11:47 AM

The case involving Musa Yalle Batchilly, an executive member of Gambia Action Party (GAP), who was charged with obtaining money by false pretence and fraud, commenced on the 27th July, 2020, before Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court.

Trade Ministry warns business community against price hiking Trade minister, Hon. Lamin Jobe
Jul 29, 2020, 11:37 AM

The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment has reminded the business community to avoid any anti-competitive practice including hoarding, price hiking and rationing as those are against the competition rules.

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Welfare of Gambian journalists in the wake of Covid19 pandemic
Jul 29, 2020, 11:35 AM

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has learnt with sadness that some journalists have contracted the coronavirus in line of duty. The Union wishes all of them well and looks forward to seeing them back at practice.

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Gambia, Japan sign rural water supply Phase IV project
Jul 29, 2020, 11:33 AM

The Department of Water Resources under the Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters in its drive to achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water has submitted a request to the government of Japan through Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to provide solar water supply facilities which promote the use of renewable energy for rural communities in The Gambia.

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Dead fishes inundate Sanyang beach after Nissim fails to purchase
Jul 29, 2020, 11:31 AM

The Beach of Sanyang over the weekend was overwhelmed with dead fishes that were thrown back to the sea after Nissim Fishmeal Factory failed to purchase those catches.

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Gorgi Mboob sent on administrative leave
Jul 28, 2020, 11:18 AM

Gorgi Mboob, the commander of the Anti Crime Unit (ACU) of The Gambia Police Force has been put under administrative leave amid torture allegation; The Point has been reliably informed.

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3 Years Jotna case fails to proceed
Jul 28, 2020, 11:17 AM

The criminal case involving the leaders of 3 Years Jotna on Monday 27 July 2020 could not proceed as Justice Aminata Saho-Ceesay was indisposed, clerks at the High Court told journalists.

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2 new deaths as 49 fresh covid-19 cases confirmed
Jul 28, 2020, 11:14 AM

The Gambia has recorded two new deaths and confirmed 49 new cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 326 with eight deaths, health officials say on Monday.

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