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[Foroyaa] Today, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court ("ICC" or the "Court"), Mrs Fatou Bensouda, published her annual Report on Preliminary Examination Activities (2018). The report provides an overview of her Office's preliminary examination activities conducted between 1 December 2017 and 30 November 2018 in relation to ten situations under consideration for possible investigation.

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[Foroyaa] The second beach clean-up exercise for plastic and other waste matter, will kick off Saturday, December 8th 2018, at the Lemon Creek. The clean-up exercise is organized by 'Gambia Ocean Heroes', a project organized by GREAT Institute, a research center for marine science, environmental issues, and climate change.

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[Foroyaa] The proceeds from the sale of 136,000 bags of rice donated by Japan to The Gambia will form part of the budget of the National Development Plan, according to a state House Press Release issued on 5 December 2018.

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[Foroyaa] The Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara, will visit the Banjul Mortuary on Monday, December 10th for Superintendent Thomas Gomez to identify the body of the late Solo Sandeng, a mattress, some gloves and some clothing.

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[Foroyaa] Justice Cherno S Jallow, the Chairperson of the Constitution Reviewing Commission (CRC), on Wednesday December 5th 2018, engaged the people of Kaiaf in the Kiang East District of the Lower River Region, on the review process of the 1997 Constitution.

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[Foroyaa] Shortage of beds has hit most healthcare facilities in the Upper River Region. Consequently, patients in critical condition including postnatal mothers are compelled to use mattresses on the floor to rest after delivery while only a few trained nurses are available-struggling to give a day-to-day care to patients. The realities of the health provision are unmatched with the National Health Policy 2013-2020 objectives.

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[Foroyaa] Second division Italian club Pescara are chasing the signature of Gambian striker Lamin Jallow. Jallow seems to top the aforesaid club's priority transfer list for a possible move in January.

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[Foroyaa] It is end of the road for Gambia's Football federation Cup winners armed Forces after losing at home to San Pedro. A lone goal was enough to sour the soldiers' hopes yesterday evening at the Independence Stadium.

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[Foroyaa] Internet service is still not affordable to many and access is often intermittent, rare or slow. Government officials talk of upholding the principles of the African Declaration of Internet Rights and Freedom, including the need for affordable internet access and reliable bandwidth to all Gambians no matter where they reside.

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[Foroyaa] Lamin Ceesay of Jarra Japineh village in the Lower River Region of the Gambia, said the death penalty should not be abolished in the proposed new Constitution, because it is a deterrent to the crime rate and killing of people without any genuine reasons.

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[Foroyaa] Justice Aminata Saho-Ceesay of the Banjul High Court has on the 23rd November 2018, put down all criminal charges preferred against Lawyer Bory S. Touray and Lawyer Cherno Marenah, the Solicitor General of The Gambia.

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[Foroyaa] The Gambia Supreme Court on Friday, December 30th, declared that the Commission of Inquiry probing into the financial dealings of ex-president Jammeh and his close associates, fondly called 'Janneh' Commission, cannot be made a party to any suit. This came about when the Commission's lead Counsel Amie Bensouda, addressed the Supreme Court that the Commission cannot be made a party to any suit.

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[Foroyaa] The Senegal-Gambia- Bissau Guinea Women Peace Forum held two workshops from 19 to 25 November 2018 in Ziguinchor.

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[Foroyaa] Yahya Muhammed Bah has said what the physically challenged have are limitations but not disability itself, as society views them. He pointed out that everybody has limitations depending on the particular situation. Bah, who is also the country representative of Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES), said: "What is expected of society is to complement our shortcomings." Laying emphasis on inclusion, he pointed out that when one is excluded, the person feels rejected, noting th

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[Foroyaa] It is important for all Gambians to have thorough understanding of a subject before conducting a campaign for or against it. The best approach at this stage is not to take any strong position until a matter is fully debated.

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[The Point] As the public consultation of the Constitutional Review Commission gathers momentum in the Central River Region, the community of Kudang in the Naimina East District has said that the wildlife laws should be critically reviewed to allow farmers kill hippos that are on rampage on their rice fields.

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[Foroyaa] The Gambia Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Vision Global, a Digital Marketing Firm have rolled out the new GCCI super website, a website built to serve the interests of the general population, investors and most importantly to serve as a support tool for budding entrepreneurs.