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3 ACQUITTED ‘WHATSAPP’ SOLDIERS CLAIM D15M DAMAGES

By Binta A Bah Three former Gambian soldiers, who were acquitted and discharged by the Gambia Court of Appeal on treason charges, have filed a summon at the high court to order the Gambia Armed Forces, the Ministry of Defense and the Attorney General, to jointly pay them 15-million-dalasi compensation for rights violations. Captain Yaya Beray Jammeh,...

3 ACQUITTED ‘WHATSAPP’ SOLDIERS CLAIM D15M DAMAGES

By Binta A Bah Three former Gambian soldiers, who were acquitted and discharged by the Gambia Court of Appeal on treason charges, have filed a...

IGP ordered to appear in court

By Binta A Bah A high court judge has made an order for the Inspector General of Police, Abdoulie Sanyang to physically appear in his court to show cause why he should not be held...

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By Olimatou Coker Baboucarr O. Joof, the Minister of Public Serivce, Administrative Reform, Policy Coordination and Delivery, has announced that The Gambia credit unions have...

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By Oumie Mendy The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has described as false rumours of an impending diesel shortage in The Gambia. There were persistent rumours,...

New Communications & Digital Economy minister appointed

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Standard reporter, 7 others honoured at IOM awards

By Alagie Manneh Standard newspaper journalist Alagie Manneh and seven other journalists have been conferred awards by the International Organisation for Migration at a low-key...

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2 Liberian sports officials disappear in Austria

The Liberia Football Association announced the disappearance of the men's under-17 medic Anthony Roberts and equipment manager Alex Nelson in Austria.Roberts and Nelson couldn't be found after the under-17's 3-0 victory over First Vienna...

2 Liberian sports officials disappear in Austria

The Liberia Football Association announced the disappearance of the men's under-17 medic Anthony Roberts and equipment manager Alex Nelson in Austria.Roberts and Nelson couldn't...

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Senegal’s political war persists-Wednesday, June 29, 2022, new battle lines are drawn

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2 Liberian sports officials disappear in Austria

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2 Liberian sports officials disappear in Austria

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3 ACQUITTED ‘WHATSAPP’ SOLDIERS CLAIM D15M DAMAGES

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