Gambia

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[Foroyaa] The Government's Accountant General, Momodou Lamin Bah, Trust Bank Managing Director and the Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank Ayodeyel Bolaji, yesterday reappeared at the 'Janneh' Commission to explain financial matters surrounding the former regime, Office of the former president and Gamveg respectively. Mr. Bah testified that the Directorate of the National Treasury did not make any direct payments; that however there were impresses paid and the sum of D3, 000,000 was paid to Dr. Njogu L Bah on t

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[Foroyaa] The delegation of the National Assembly Select Committee on Education, Training and ICT, on Wednesday 22nd November 2017, were received by the Project Manager Pravin Goel of Shapoorji Pallonji Engineering and Construction Company and the Vice chancellor of the University of the Gambia, Professor Faqir Muhammad Anjum, at the UTG Campus in Faraba Banta.

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[Foroyaa] The Supreme Court has adjourned the Gambia Press Union's law suit against government that seeks the decriminalization of false publication and broadcasting, sedition and criminal defamation for judgment in May 2018.

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[The Point] Some six years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi and the wave of arrival of migrants crossing the country that followed, never the African and international opinion had been so shocked by what is happening in Libya. The Point newspaper offers you a thorough analysis to understand the ins and outs of this unprecedented migration crisis.

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[Foroyaa] The cabinet meeting presided over by President Adama Barrow has approved the bills on the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC), Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) and Human Rights Commission (HRC), on 21st November 2017, at his Fajara office.

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[Foroyaa] Gambian winger Lamin Jallow is making the headlines for all the right reasons in the Italian second tier.

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[Foroyaa] The High Court Presided over by Justice Buba Jawo on November 21st 2017, denied State prosecutor A.N. Yusuf's application to remand the alleged Farato rioters at Mile II. Counsel Yusuf appealed on behalf of the state, for the court to remand the accused persons because they failed to meet their bail condition as ordered by the former Judge, Justice Basiru Mahoney; that the court gave the accused persons 4 weeks to fulfill their bail bonds which has now elapsed.

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[Foroyaa] The Gambia has shown interest in the presidential seat of the regional bloc ECOWAS, a statement from the Presidency stated on Tuesday.

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[Foroyaa] The National Assembly Health Committee as part of its ongoing tour of health facilities, visited Farafenni General Hospital. The CEO of the hospital, Wandifa Samateh, highlighted the inadequate human resources, bio medical equipment, drugs and medical supplies, health specialists and subventions inter alia, as his facility's major constraint.

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[Foroyaa] A former Libyan Ambassador had earlier volunteered to look after the affairs of Gambians stranded in Libya. The Government should explore the possibility of having a Libyan citizen serving as Honourary Counsel, in order to protect the interest of Gambians stranded in Libya. It is reported that they are given information that monies are to be given to them by IOM upon their return. Their expectations are being frustrated which has led to some disquiet. Their plight should be handled with greater sensitivity

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[The Point] So much rancour has been noticed within the sports fraternity in The Gambia in recent days, particularly between the National Sports Council (NSC) and Gambia Football Federation (GFF)

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[The Point] The vice president of the republic of The Gambia Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang has spoken extensively about the importance and the role of customs in revenue mobilization and said customs are key drivers of economy.

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[The Point] The Gambia government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad (MoFA) is dismayed by the ongoing horrific and indignant reports on the sale of African migrants as slaves in Libya.

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[Foroyaa] Political prisoners are those who are accused and detained or convicted for acts against or allegedly against the state. It ranges from crime against public order, sedition and treason. It may stop with a plot or failed attempt to overthrow a government.

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[Foroyaa] Thirteen members of the Nigerian Air Force War College Course, visited the Gambia Armed Forces on 19th November 2017, marking their first visit to the country since the establishment of the new democracy.

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[Foroyaa] Momodou Lamin Sonko, Country Coordinator for MA Kharafi and Sons while making clarifications on the acquisition of Kairaba Beach Hotel by the former President Yahya Jammeh, confirmed that business tycoon Amadou Samba, was indeed involved in the sale of the said hotel.

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[Foroyaa] The Attorney General and Minister of Justice Aboubacarr Tambadou, is expected to justify the State's stance on retaining the law on false publication and broadcasting on Wednesday, November 22nd, at the Supreme Court, according to GPU President, Bai Emil Touray.