Gambia

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[Foroyaa] The Commission of enquiry set up by the Government of Adama Barrow to investigate into the assets and financial dealings of former President Yaya Jammeh and his close associates, continues to receive the testimonies of witnesses who have been served to appear at the said Commission, chaired by Senior Counsel Surahata S. Janneh.

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[Foroyaa] An international youth-focused media initiative, 'Voice of the Youth' (VOTY), was on Wednesday 18th April 2018, launched at a colorful ceremony in QCity.

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[Foroyaa] Kuta Jambang, the witness in the post-election saga of Koro Jula Kunda village in the URR, which also involves one Ousman Bah, on Tuesday 17th April 2018, testified in the trial, presided over by Magistrate Demba Senghore, of the Basse Magistrate's Court. This was how the proceedings went:

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[Foroyaa] Information reaching this medium indicate shortage of fish in almost all coastal fish landing sites, affecting the fishermen and women (bana banas), but most particularly the general public. Tanji, one of the main fish landing sites in the country, lacks fish for the past three days, affecting everyone.

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[Foroyaa] The criminal Case involving Hon. Alagie Sowe, the NAM for Jimara constituency, Faye Manneh, Muhammed Sowe, Sara Jawo and Foday Baldeh, at the Basse Magistrates' Court, was adjourned yesterday.

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[Foroyaa] The increase in ferry tariffs in relation to vehicles is having an inflationary impact on construction. Many builders are relying on Senegal in particular for the importation of basalt. The increase in tariff will undoubtedly impact on the price of basalt. Hence construction relying on basalt is likely to increase in cost. Foroyaa will conduct an investigation to find out the impact of the rise in ferry tariff on the cost of construction.

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[Foroyaa] The minister of information and Communication Technology as spokesperson of the government on Wednesday 18 April briefed the media on the Commonwealth summit, relations with Russia and China, ferry services and tariffs, the suspension of the MD of Gambtel, monitoring the gateway, the council elections and post-election violence in Bakau, Sukuta, Jimara and Bakoteh,etc. The minister read out the following press statement:

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[Foroyaa] The Managing Director of Kanilai Group International (KGI) Woreh Njie-Ceesay, yesterday continued to give evidence before the 'Janneh' Commission, on matters relating to the affairs of APAM, where she once served as the Managing Director.

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[IPI] The chairman of the International Press Institute, a global network of editors, journalists and media executives, will join a high-level delegation of political, business and media leaders on a study tour to Senegal and Gambia from April 22 to 28, officials announced today.

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[Foroyaa] This reporter can confirm that the bulldozer stationed at the Bakoteh dumpsite, has stopped working two weeks ago.

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[Foroyaa] The Managing Director of Kanilai Group International Worreh Njie-Ceesay, yesterday revealed to the 'Janneh' Commission that she was informed that a security unit under the former regime known as "Operation Bulldozer", was used in recovering KGI's debts.

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[Foroyaa] The spokesperson for the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), Sunday told this medium that some security personnel and local civilians, were invited to give statements on the death of the late soldier Baboucarr MS Bah, aka Sherifoe Kujabi, whose body was found in a well.

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[Foroyaa] Members of the Victims' Center including family members and loved ones, held a protest march 17th April 2018, on Independence Drive in Banjul, demanding urgent action regarding their plight, from the Government of the Gambia.

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[Foroyaa] The Civil Society Organisations CSO on Election-The Gambia, yesterday 13th April 2018 held a press conference at paradise suites hotel to deliver the observations they have conducted so far on the Local Government Election which took place on 12 April 2018.

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[Foroyaa] It is not clear why the Alkalo of Ngayen Sancha Malick has been handed a letter removing him from his Alkaloship. Alkalolu and Seyfolu cannot be removed from office without cause as stipulated by law. The Local Government Act is very clear on why an Alkalo could be removed from office. Section 145 of the Local Government Act stipulates,

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[Foroyaa] The National Seed Secretariat in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, on Tuesday 17th April 2018, validated the updated National Seed Policy 2018.

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[Foroyaa] Gamtel FC are targeting bringing back the glory days when Tapha Manneh was the team's coach by winning the league title and Football Federation Cup (FF Cup) this season.