Gambia

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[Govt of the Gambia] State House, Banjul, 18th June 2018 - President Adama Barrow on Monday bade farewell to 50 members of the Senegalese detachment of the ECOMIG Contingent who were deployed at the State House to provide close protection and physical guard services for the President of the Republic at State House in Banjul.

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[Foroyaa] Information is power. With information there is a lot that one can achieve. Journalists are important in society because they bring the news and therefore keep the public out of the dark.

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[Foroyaa] The National Assembly (NA) Select Committee on Lands and Regional Government on Monday June 18th 2018, laid their report before Deputies for consideration and adoption. This session is the second sitting in the first Legislative year of the National Assembly, for 2018.

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[Foroyaa] Members of the National Assembly, Monday June 18th, suspended the just opened second sitting in the first Legislative year of the National Assembly for 2018, as the Faraba banta incident was brought to their attention. The house was in order and about to resume sitting to table the report of the National Assembly authority, when members called for the speaker to suspend all activities and allow them discuss the Faraba Banta incident. After a detailed commentary on the issue, members expressed utter disappo

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[Foroyaa] Amat Cham, the Finance Director of NAWEC, as well as the Managing Director of the Company, Baba Fatajo, yesterday Monday June 18th, reappeared before the 'Janneh' Commission to continue testimony in connection to NAWEC's contracts.

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[Foroyaa] Saidou Bah father of 17 year old Ismaila Bah killed during the Faraba Banta incident, has demanded immediate justice from the Government of the day and urged them to investigate and find the root cause of how his son died.

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[Foroyaa] Mr Omar Jallow, Minister of Agriculture yesterday afternoon called for the provision of evidence for the allegation that he is involved in the sale of fertiliser for personal financial gain. He was speaking at a press conference held at his ministry.

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[Foroyaa] The National Assembly (NA) Select Committee on the Environment, continued with their visit to mining sites and environmental hot spots during the course of last week. As part of its mandate, the NA select committee on the environment is assigned to assess environmental challenges and make recommendations to Government.

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[Govt of the Gambia] The President is deeply saddened by reports of clashes in Faraba which led to loss of lives. Out of extreme concern and regard for justice and accountability, the President summoned the high command of the relevant security service and instructed thorough investigation into the matter as quickly as possible.

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[Foroyaa] The Inspector General of Police has issued a press release indicating that his office did not authorize the use of fire arms on protestors in Faraba Banta and has promised to investigate the circumstance leading to the incident. The full text of the release is as follows:

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[Foroyaa] Fajara: Monday June 18, 2018 - The Gambia Press Union (GPU) hereby condemns in the strongest terms the assault on journalist Pa Modou Bojang by personnel of Police Intervention Unit (PIU) at Faraba village, Kombo East.

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[Foroyaa] State House, Banjul, 18th June 2018 - The President is deeply saddened by reports of clashes in Faraba which led to loss of lives. Out of extreme concern and regard for justice and accountability, the President summoned the high command of the relevant security service and instructed thorough investigation into the matter as quickly as possible.

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[Foroyaa] The paucity of water and electricity has marred the Feast of 'Eid Ul Fitr' on Friday June 15th 2018 within the Greater Banjul Area. Many people in particular women and children, could be seen in their numbers, roaming the streets of Serre Kunda and diverse areas within the Kanifing Municipality with containers of all sorts, to get this precious liquid. Many could also be seen in their numbers in NAWEC sub-stations, fetching water amid chaos.

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[Foroyaa] 'Aspuna' Flour Mill and Processing Factory was opened in Duwasu Village in the Kombo East District of the West Coast Region. According to the country Director of the Company Mr. Amadou Jah, the factory costs 20 million dalasi to install and process cassava into flour and starch. Jah indicated that the processed cassava flour will be sold in local markets within the country and the surplus exported; that the starch that will be produced, will be exported to attract more customers.

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[Foroyaa] The National Assembly (NA) Select Committee on the Environment, continued with their visit to mining sites and environmental hot spots during the course of last week. As part of its mandate, the NA select committee on the environment is assigned to assess environmental challenges and make recommendations to Government.

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[Foroyaa] When Karpower resumed operation recently there was significant improvement in electricity supply with infrequent power outages; this after a long period of sustained and frequent power outages lasting many hours.

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[Foroyaa] Yusupha Njie has turned his loan to a permanent deal with Portuguese Primera Liga outfit Boavista, Foroyaa Sport can reveal. The 24-year-old Gambian forward put pen on the dotted lines following an impressive debut season loan with Boavista from Moroccan club FUS Rabat.

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[Foroyaa] The former Mayor of Banjul Abdoulie Bah, fondly called 'Lie Bah', has died during the early hours of Saturday morning, June 16th 2018, at the age of 70. Former Mayor Bah who was born in June 1948, died at his home in Mantel Street after a brief illness. His demised sent shock waves among Banjulians, as he was just from contesting the Mayoral elections, less than two months ago.

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[VOA] A long-standing dispute over sand mining spawned violent clashes Monday in Gambia, with two people killed and others -- including police officers -- critically injured.

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[Foroyaa] In the wake of events regarding the land dispute involving the residents of Taneneh village about their cemetery, the Vicar General Rev. Father Emil Sambou, has expressed his views and concerns on the issue of the burial site and the emergence of land disputes affecting mainly Christian settlements. Father Sambou spoke to this reporter in his office in Kanifing on Monday June 11th 2018.

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[Foroyaa] State House Press Secretary Amie Bojang Sisoho, has revealed that the Higher Education Ministry has engaged the president on the progress of work, regarding the transformation of The Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI), into a University, to focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic (STEM). Mrs. Bojang Sisoho made this and other statements to journalists during the State House press briefing on Wednesday June 13th 2018, in Banjul.

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[allAfrica] Geneva -Gambia's Vice President and Minister for Women's Affairs, Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, says trade has been a strategic tool for reducing poverty and has delivered incredible gains for the world economy, but it needs to be more fully optimized.