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Barrow extends condolences on the demise of the head of the Tijania  Sect in Senegal

Jun 29, 2020, 12:45 PM

State House, Banjul, 26 June 2020:  The untimely demise of Serigne Pape Malick Sy, Spokesperson of Serigne Babacar Sy, the Khalipha of the Tijania Sect, has sent shockwaves to the Tijania fraternity and beyond. 

On behalf of the government and people of The Gambia, H.E, President Adama Barrow, dispatched a letter to his brother and counterpart, President Macky Sall, conveying his sincere condolences.  

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As debate over the recent rejection of the draft Constitution Promulgation Bill 2020 continues, members of Afrikan Diaspora Returnee Association (ADRA) have added their voice and disappointment over the recent rejection of what would have been the new draft constitution of The Gambia.

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‘Seagrasses are national assets which we must jealously protect’
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