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Shirely Ayorkor
Ghana to probe massacre of 56 migrants after TRRC
Feb 16, 2021, 12:55 PM

Shirely Ayorkor Botchway, the Ghanaian minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has told the Ghanaian Parliament the willingness to reopen investigation into the massacre of the 56 West African migrants that were allegedly killed on the orders of former Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh once the TRRC finishes.

Nouveelar
Gambians stranded in Libya call for help
Feb 16, 2021, 12:50 PM

The Gambian Association in Libya, an umbrella body of all Gambians in the troubled north African country has called on the Gambia government to appoint a liaison officer as hundreds of her citizens continue to face terrible challenges.

Senegal to order 200,000 doses of covid-19 vaccine
Feb 16, 2021, 12:33 PM

The Senegalese government has paid 3.7 million U.S. Dollars for 200,000 doses of vaccine, according to Reuters. 

NFTR and Anti Money
NFTR joins anti-money laundering crusade
Feb 16, 2021, 12:24 PM

The president of the Network of Financial and Tax Reporters (NFTR) Gambia Chapter has outlined his network’s firm commitment to create awareness in the battle against anti-money laundering and terrorist financing.

Bag of Rice
High cost of rice concerns consumers, traders
Feb 16, 2021, 12:20 PM

Scores of people have expressed frustration over what they called continuous price hikes for rice in the country, with some describing it as a difficult situation for the poor.

Yankuba Darboe v2
GRA assures staff of better working conditions but...
Feb 16, 2021, 12:15 PM

The GRA’s Commissioner General Yankuba Darboe has assured his staff of better working conditions, but says it must go with renewed effort in service delivery.

Ansumana Ceesay
Ceesay calls for responsible politics
Feb 16, 2021, 12:12 PM

Ansumana Ceesay, senior programs officer for the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) has called on citizens and politicians to do their politics in a way that will not cause violence or conflict for the country.

Omar Ceesay v3
GTU blames police for accidents
Feb 15, 2021, 1:18 PM

Omar Ceesay, president of The Gambia Transport Union (GTU) has blamed The Gambia Police Force (GPF) for fatal accidents that occur in the country.

VP and Swiss
VP denies deportation agreement with Swiss
Feb 15, 2021, 1:15 PM

The vice president of The Gambia Dr. Isatou Touray on Friday denied allegations that The Gambia government has signed a deportation agreement with Switzerland.

jorbateh and Darboe
GPA, GRA top officials visit new identified depot in Banjul
Feb 15, 2021, 12:59 PM

Top officials of both Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) and Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) on Wednesday visited a newly identified facility depot along Bund Road in Banjul.

Janjangbureh crossing
Janjangbureh-Laminkoto ferry landing needs urgent attention
Feb 15, 2021, 12:56 PM

Crossing from the historical island of Janjangbureh to Laminkoto or vice versa is disturbing as both residents and travellers to and from these two communities don’t find it easy any longer.

Mosque project
D2.2M GACH sponsored project nears completion
Feb 15, 2021, 12:37 PM

Work on a multi-million dalasi mosque project being sponsored by the Gambia Angola Holding Group (GACH) under the leadership of its Chief Executive Officer Abubakary Jawara is near completion after 75% of the work on the mosque has been done.

brikam area council
BAC disburses over 0.5M for water, electricity expansion
Feb 15, 2021, 12:31 PM

The Brikama Area Council (BAC) has disbursed D614,000 to support various communities for the expansion of electricity and water in the West Coast Region.

Fire incident
Fire outbreak ravages compound in CRR
Feb 15, 2021, 12:26 PM

Fire outbreak on 5 February 2021 burned an entire compound at Fittu Fula village in Sami District, Central River Region north of The Gambia.

Gambia-Qatar strengthens bilateral ties, Dr. Tangara delivers Barrow’s message to the Emir of Qatar
Feb 15, 2021, 12:21 PM

The Honourable Foreign Minister on Sunday 14 February delivered a Special Message from the President of Republic of The Gambia, H.E. President Adama Barrow to the Emir of the State of Qatar, H.H. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani. The Foreign Minister, Dr. Mamadou Tangara is in Qatar as a Special Envoy of H.E. Adama Barrow. 

Lamin ANM Jobarteh
Ex-Justice minister denies giving advice on execution of 9 inmates
Feb 12, 2021, 10:16 AM

The former Attorney General and Minister for Justice Lamin A.N.M. Jobarteh has denied writing the warrant and giving ex-president, Yahya Jammeh the advice for the execution of the 9 inmates in 2012.

PEC
PEC questions PURA over claims of 4G
Feb 12, 2021, 10:12 AM

Members of the Public Enterprise Committee (PEC) of the National Assembly yesterday questioned the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA), whether there is real G4 internet in The Gambia.

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