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Islamic leaders
Imams Fatty, Sillah put aside their differences
Jun 4, 2020, 11:21 AM

The long-running misunderstanding between Imams Abdoulie Fatty and Muhammed Sillah has been amicably resolved, following a peaceful mediation talks headed by the Imam Ratib of Banjul, Alhagie Alieu Cherno Mass Kah on Tuesday.

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Barrow says covid-19 causes negative impact on employment, revenue
Jun 4, 2020, 11:18 AM

President Adama Barrow has stated that the global covid-19 pandemic impact on employment, government revenue and the subsistence of the people is immensely negative.

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GCCI president urges gov’t to waive all corporate, payroll taxes for 2 years
Jun 4, 2020, 11:11 AM

The president of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Edi Mass Jobe, has called on government of The Gambia to waive all corporate and payroll taxes for 2 years to encourage investment and improve standards in the stated areas: hospitals and health businesses, hotels and tourism businesses and agri-businesses.

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UDP urges U.S. gov’t to investigate all deaths in hands of police
Jun 4, 2020, 11:01 AM

The secretary general and party leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) Lawyer Ousainou A.N.M. Darboe yesterday issued a statement on behalf of his party, calling on the U.S. government to thoroughly investigate all deaths in the hands of law enforcement officers and reassure the family of nations across the globe that police-citizen interactions would not continue to be fatal encounters for minorities.

Ministry of Fisheries and Water Resources
‘Above normal rainfall may lead to crops damage, population displacement’
Jun 4, 2020, 10:48 AM

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has predicted that the expected above normal rainfall this season may lead to flooding, particularly over the NBR, URR, WR regions and Greater Banjul Area (GBA).

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Gov’t defends demolition of Sukuta-Salagi homes
Jun 4, 2020, 10:43 AM

The Gambia government through the Ministry of Lands and Regional Governments has defended its action in demolishing built and under-construction homes in Salaji which sparked a row between people of Sukuta and Department of Physical Planning.

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Ex-police PRO Conta, others get prestigious medal from UNAMID police
Jun 4, 2020, 10:40 AM

Foday Conta, former spokesperson of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) who is currently in Darfur, Sudan on a peacekeeping mission was recently decorated by the UNAMID police component together with some other officers with prestigious medals for their exceptional performance in their line of duty.

Banjul North NAM engages constituents on covid-19
Jun 4, 2020, 10:35 AM

The National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North, Ousman Sillah on Saturday was out and about in the streets of his constituency engaging people on covid-19 and its related issues.

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