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APRC EXPELS REBEL EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

By Omar Bah The APRC executive committee led by Fabakary Tombong Jatta, has culled from its ranks members who were named as constituting an interim executive committee by former president Yahya Jammeh a week ago. Last Friday, Jammeh declared the removal of Jatta's committee for entering an alliance with President Barrow's NPP without his permission. He said he...

APRC EXPELS REBEL EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

By Omar Bah The APRC executive committee led by Fabakary Tombong Jatta, has culled from its ranks members who were named as constituting an interim...

Nigeria’s VP says even 4th poorest state in Nigeria is richer than Gambia, others

The vice president of Nigeria has said even the fourth poorest state in Nigeria (in GDP terms) is richer than The Gambia and several countries in Africa. Nigeria has 36 states. Speaking at an event...

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UTGSU receives Student Endowment Fund

By Awa Macalo The University of the Gambia Students' Union (UTGSU) has secured over one million dalasis from the organisation Migration and Sustainable Development in...

CPA demands closure of Bilal Boarding School after fire disaster

The Child Protection Alliance (CPA) has called for strict actions amid a fire outbreak which led to the death of six children at the...

‘Be constructive members of the Credit Union’—CDS tells soldiers

By Aisha Tamba The Chief of Defence Staff of The Gambia Armed Forces Yakuba Drammeh has called on serving soldiers to aspire to become constructive...

IEC SPEAKS ON APRC SPLIT

By Omar Bah      The Independent Electoral Commission has said that as far as it is concerned, APRC is led by the Fabakary Tombong Jatta executive...

Disputed former anti-crime land to host a luxury hotel?

By Tabora Bojang The disputed land housing the former offices of the police anti-crime unit in Bijilo is part of an area earmarked for the...

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