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POLICE TARGETED UN INVESTIGATORS WITH BOOZE AND WOMEN -witness tells TRRC

By Aisha Tamba A former CID officer at Barra police station during the detention of the West African migrants in 2005 has told the TRRC that current Interior Minister Yankuba Sonko, who was once Crimes Management Coordinator, instructed him to take the UN investigators looking into the migrant killings to a bar, get them drunk, give...

POLICE TARGETED UN INVESTIGATORS WITH BOOZE AND WOMEN -witness tells TRRC

By Aisha Tamba A former CID officer at Barra police station during the detention of the West African migrants in 2005 has told the TRRC...

Price control not the solution to stop price rises- CBG

By Tabora Bojang The Governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia, Buah Saidy has warned against the introduction of price control on food commodities in the country arguing that such a move is not...

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Suruwa Jaiteh’s lawyer withdraws in Bakau alkaloship court case

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GFF LEAGUE THIS WEEKEND Thrillers in Basori, crackers in Yundum

By Muhammed Lamin Drammeh The GFF league enters Week Eight this afternoon with thrillers expected in Basori and the National Technical Training Centre in Yundum. The first encounter will be played in Yundum where two wounded...

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GFF LEAGUE THIS WEEKEND Thrillers in Basori, crackers in Yundum

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Time too limited for paper ballot – IEC

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Mai Fatty calls for political funding bill

By Omar Bah The Gambia Moral Congress leader has called for a political funding bill...

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Policeman ordered to answer court or face jail

By Bruce Asemota Justice Ebrima Ba Jaiteh of the High Court in Banjul has ordered...

Germany deports 20 more Gambians

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Senegalese authorities on Thursday suspended the signal of two private television stations for 72...

Women empowerment crucial to poverty reduction – Trade Minister

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