Gambia

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[Foroyaa] The National Food Security Processing and Marketing Corporation (formerly GGC) is pursuing the policy of cash sale of groundnuts but the "secco" managers are finding it difficult to stick to this policy. The quantity of nuts delivered at the "seccos" for sale at any time exceeds the amount of cash available to purchase them. The "secco" managers in their bid not to encourage farmers to slip across the border to sell their nuts take the supply brought by farmers on credit and recovery of the money takes tim

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[Foroyaa] The students of the University of the Gambia School of Medicine have raise concern and complained bitterly about the situation they are faced with at the country's highest Institution of learning.

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[Foroyaa] Civil Society Organizations on Tuesday 20th February 2018, validated a report on 'Participatory Assessment of Needs and Opportunities for Civil Society to Initiate and Support Justice, Accountability and Reconciliation.'

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[Foroyaa] Foroyaa has been reliably informed that General Saul Badjie's wife, Isha Jallow, has been granted bail and asked to appear at the Brusubi Magistrates Court on the 1st of March 2018.

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[Foroyaa] City Girls are the team to beat in the Gambia Football Federation second tier women's division. City boss the standings on eight points ahead of Kintehs who've garnered fifteen points in a possible thirty.

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[Foroyaa] Mrs Ada Gaye, former Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, yesterday revealed that she was scared to ask for further payments from the ex-president after she succeeded in retrieving the sum of D61,000,000.

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[Foroyaa] Demba Savage has marked his first cameo with Turkish second tier side Büyükşehir Belediye Erzurumspor.

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[Foroyaa] The ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the government of The Gambia to pay six million Dalasis in compensation to four Gambian journalists for the violation of their human right and subjecting them to degrading treatment.

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[Foroyaa] The administration of The Gambia Press Union School of Journalism, has urged the Gambia Government to act fast in implementing the verdict of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, on the Gambia's criminal libel, sedition and false news laws, in a statement on February, 19th 2018.

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[Foroyaa] The landmark decision of the Ecowas Community Court of Justice in Abuja is quite significant. The Court has ordered the government of The Gambia to pay six million Dalasis in compensation to four Gambian journalists for the violation of their human rights and subjecting them to degrading treatment. The court also held that the criminal laws on libel, sedition and false news disproportionately interfere with the rights of Gambian journalists and directed that The Gambia immediately repeals or amends these l

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[Foroyaa] Talib Ahmed Bensouda, was on Saturday 17th February 2018, voted in as the Mayoral candidate for the United Democratic Party (UDP), after leading in the first and second round of the primary elections. Before the voting process took place, the aspirants spoke on their manifestos and stated their plans for the Municipality, if they were voted into office. One of the candidates, Mr. Papa Njie, who was an aspirant and front runner for the United Democratic Party prior to the primaries, pulled out of the race,

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[Foroyaa] The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has commended Gambian authorities for making headway into the country's reform agenda. Mr. Chambas who has concluded a three-day visit to Banjul, held talks with the Vice-President Madam Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, officials of the Independent Electoral Commission, representatives of the Inter-Party Committee, UN Chiefs in Banjul etc.

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[Foroyaa] Two months ahead of the Local Government Elections, the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) on Saturday 17th February 2017, urged the people of Wuli East and West in the Upper River Region North, to come out in their numbers and vote for their choice of candidate, by voting in honest individuals who will take care of the welfare of their community. According to Senior Programme Officer Mr. Yusupha Bojang, the outreach is the first phase of the Local Government Election Sensitization Campaign activi

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[Foroyaa] GFF News-The Gambia Football Federation on Saturday 17th February 2018 held an Extraordinary General Meeting at the Football Hotel in Old Yundum, West Coast Region.

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[Foroyaa] Mr. Abdoulie Cham, Director at the Geology Department on15thFebruary 2018, before the 'Janneh' Commission. Mr Cham disclosed that their Department knew that the excavation being carried out at the said site would stop, because the former president was not paying the workers.

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[Foroyaa] During the Carnegie mineral fiasco, the Gambian nation woke up to the realisation that the minerals were being mined from Kartong, Batakunku and Sanyang. However, the nation is yet to be told how much has been earned or could be earned from the mineral deposits.