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Survivor who miscarried 3-month pregnancy blames PIU beatings
May 17, 2021, 12:11 PM

A 37-year-old Wurry did not expect to be beaten by PIU when she marched on foot from Banjul to Westfield, demanding justice for the UDP Executive Members arrested on April 16 for demanding Solo Sandeng’s body “dead or alive”.

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Armed robbers allegedly kill man at Westfield
May 17, 2021, 12:07 PM

A man was reported killed at Westfield Monument on ‘Koriteh’ Day, after he was out for a musical concert, The Point has been reliably informed.

Barrow pardons 57 prisoners
May 17, 2021, 11:45 AM

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GRA collects over D1.2B revenue in April
May 11, 2021, 11:57 AM

Despite the deadly global pandemic (covid-19), The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) is doing everything possible to meet its set revenue target, having collected over D1.2 billion revenue in April 2021.

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2 executive members for Gambia for 5 Years join UDP
May 11, 2021, 11:54 AM

Abdul William, the assistant secretary general and Omar Sanyang, the national youth president for the Gambia for 5 Year Peace Building Pro-democratic Movement on Monday joined the United Democratic Party (UDP).

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Work starts at D25M President Jawara Mausoleum
May 11, 2021, 11:47 AM

Construction of the mausoleum of Gambia’s first president, Alhaji Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, has finally begun in earnest in the premises of National Assembly where he was buried in August 2019.

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Mai raises concern over Gambia’s security circumstances
May 11, 2021, 11:43 AM

The leader of The Gambia Moral Congress (GMC), Mai Ahmed Fatty, yesterday on his Facebook reacted with concern about a growing cascade of degenerative circumstances in the country, especially on the security sector and recent occurrences.

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UDP describes drug seizure as alarming
May 11, 2021, 11:36 AM

The United Democratic Party has in a statement described as alarming the recent seizure of drugs at the Keur Ayib – The Gambia-Senegal border post.

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Barrow decries rampant malpractice on export of wood containers
May 11, 2021, 11:24 AM

Lamin Barrow, the chairman of the Association of Wood Re-exporters and Forest users in The Gambia has decried the rampant malpractice surrounding the exportation of containers of wood to China, claiming that despite government currently imposing a ban on the exportation of wood, some ‘unscrupulous’ individuals are still exporting containers to China.

UTG introduces national languages
May 11, 2021, 11:20 AM

The University of the Gambia (UTG) on Thursday 6 May 2021 gathered stakeholders to validate the introduction of local languages in the school curriculum by next semester. The event was held at the university campus in Kanifing.

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Darboe asks supporters to keep peace, avoid violence
May 10, 2021, 12:22 PM

As political parties in the country prepare towards the December 4 presidential election, Ousainou Darboe, the leader and standard-bearer of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) has urged UDP supporters to always maintain peace and stability and avoid any forms of violence ahead of the election.

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‘We Were Raped in PIU Custody’ Kalama Revolution Survivor Breaks Silence After 5 Years
May 10, 2021, 11:38 AM

When Fatima went out on April 16th 2016 to protest, it was for demanding Solo Sandeng and other activists “dead or alive”. She did not realise it will kick start series of events that will see her in room in a police dormitory in Kanifing, while three ski-masked men took turns to rape her in the dark.

Barrow at Gam housing
Barrow visits Gam-petroleum storage facility 
May 10, 2021, 11:32 AM

President Adama Barrow on Friday made an unannounced visit to the Gam-Petroleum storage facility at Mandinary village of the West Coast Region. The visit, officials said avails the president the opportunity to get first-hand information about the state of the fuel storage depot.

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Gorrgui Mboge blamed in incident that claimed 6 pregnancies
May 10, 2021, 11:24 AM

Hon. Ousman Ceesay of Sabach Sanjal, Fatou Secka, and Marget Touray blamed the ex-commander of the Anti-Crime Unit, Gorgui Mboob for the arrest, detention and tortures of Sabach Njien villagers, which resulted in pregnancy loss of six women.

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