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Dark cloud hangs over Gambian migrants’ future in Germany
Mar 11, 2021, 11:55 AM

Intense fear, skepticism and anxiety are growing among thousands of Gambian migrants who are seeking asylum in Germany following recent deportation of at least 20 Gambians from Europe. 

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Destination Gambia named among World’s 10 Best Ethical Destinations 2021
Mar 11, 2021, 11:49 AM

Despite the devastating effects of global corona virus epidemic on global tourism industry, Destination Gambia has been named among the World’s Ten Best Ethical Destinations 2021 by the Ethical Traveler.

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UNOPS supports KMC with items worth over $27,000 dollars
Mar 11, 2021, 11:46 AM

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) with funding from the African Development Bank on Monday handed over modern technology items worth over US$26,000 to Kanifing Municipal Council.

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Rawdatul Majaalis sends condolence to family of late Caliph General
Mar 11, 2021, 11:43 AM

Majmouatou Rawdatul Majaalis under the leaderships of Alhajie Baba Abubacar Drammeh and Sheriff Muhammed Sanusi Nano Hydara learnt on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 with a great sense of loss the death of Alhaji Ba Yusupha Darboe, the patriarch of the Darboe Kunda clan in Basori and Bakalar.

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Ex-IGP claims he would never bow to authority
Mar 10, 2021, 1:18 PM

Former Inspector General of Police (IGP) and now Minister of Interior, Yankuba Sonko, yesterday told the TRRC that he is an authority and that would never in life be afraid of another authority, affirming that nobody will play with him in executing his line of duties.

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GDC welcomes back 250 militants from NPP
Mar 10, 2021, 1:11 PM

At least about 287 National People’s Party (NPP) militants switched allegiance to The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) on Saturday at GDC’s congress in Farafenni, North Bank Region (NBR).

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Sonko calls for more protests amid release
Mar 10, 2021, 12:54 PM

Senegal opposition leader Ousmane Sonko called on Monday for more protests against President Macky Sall after being indicted and released on bail over a rape charge that has sparked violent unrest across the country.

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Hon. Sallah unveils roadmap for future
Mar 10, 2021, 12:49 PM

Hon. Halifa Sallah, the secretary general and presidential flagbearer of PDOIS, said The Gambia needs a system change. He said this on Sunday as his party unveiled their Transformative Agenda (TA 2021).

Adama Conteh
Widow recounts husband’s disappearance
Mar 10, 2021, 12:44 PM

Adama Conteh, a widow of late Lamin Tunkara yesterday testified before the TRRC, narrating that her husband disappeared and allegedly killed by former president Yahya Jammeh’s government.

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Self-proclaimed PPP leader commences meetings with party’s officials
Mar 10, 2021, 12:40 PM

Fatoumatta Touma Njai, the self-declared leader of the People Progressive Party (PPP) has started meetings with party officials nationwide, as she disagrees with the outcome of the election results of the party’s recent congress.

Gambia imposes covid-19 test charges on travelers
Mar 10, 2021, 12:37 PM

The Ministry of Health has issued a press release imposing a three thousand dalasi charge on every intending traveler requiring a covid-19 test certificate effect from 11 March 2021.

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Suku gets dumped as women of Niani adopt Sabally as honorary father 
Mar 10, 2021, 12:34 PM

Following widespread media reports that former National Assembly Member and top UDP executive member Suku Singhateh has switched political allegiance to the National People’s Party (NPP), a group of UDP women from the CRR town of Niani Sukuta has formally renounced their allegiance to Suku and adopted a new honorary father.

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Toufah calls on TRRC to investigate killings of Mariama Camara, others
Mar 9, 2021, 11:27 AM

The Toufah Foundation on the 8th of March 2021, in recognition of the World Women’s Day, released a 25 minute documentary video titled: “Who do you think you are?

Senegal
Ousmane Sonko released on bail
Mar 9, 2021, 11:22 AM

Senegalese opposition leader Ousmane Sonko was released on bail yesterday but was asked by the judge to report every last Friday of every month.

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TRRC executive director’s house ransacked
Mar 9, 2021, 11:19 AM

The executive director of the TRRC yesterday revealed that his house has been ransacked by an intruder.

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GRA boss commands respect for hierarchy
Mar 9, 2021, 11:15 AM

The commissioner general of The Gambia Revenue Authority has underscored the importance of respect for authority especially those in leadership positions in the development of any institution.

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‘Let’s shun tribalism and politics of insult’
Mar 9, 2021, 11:12 AM

Hamat N.K. Bah, the newly re-elected leader of the National Reconciliation Party (NRP) has called on people to stay away from tribalism and politics of insult in the country, adding that people should embrace a national unity government after December 4th election.

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2005 migrants massacre victims seek justice 
Mar 9, 2021, 11:09 AM

The sole survivor of the 2005 West African migrants’ massacre, Mr. Martin Kyere together with Kehinde Enagameh, a brother to one Paul Enagameh, a victim of the 2005 massacre have called for justice for the unlawful killings of their brothers.

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