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INTERIOR MINISTER: STATISTICS SHOWS CRIME RATE IS DOWN

By Tabora Bojang Updating lawmakers on the state of crime in the country, Interior Minister Seyaka Sonko has said contrary to other unverified statistics, crime in the country has in fact decreased by 15 percent. Responding to Busumbala NAM Muhammed Kanteh, himself a former police officer, who wanted an update on the crime rate from 2021...

INTERIOR MINISTER: STATISTICS SHOWS CRIME RATE IS DOWN

By Tabora Bojang Updating lawmakers on the state of crime in the country, Interior Minister Seyaka Sonko has said contrary to other unverified statistics, crime...

Assembly tasks minister on security of Serekunda LBS students

By Omar Bah The security of students at Serekunda Lower Basic School yesterday dominated the Minister of Basic and Secondary Education's engagement with National Assembly members.  In the recent past, there have been numerous criminal...

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Murder suspect remanded as case transferred to High Court

By Amadou Jadama Brusubi Magistrates' Court, presided over by the Principal Magistrate Muhammed Krubally, has transferred the murder case involving one Alpha Manjang accused of...

Commercial drivers abandon horrible Bundung highway as commuters scramble for vehicle

By Kexx Sanneh The National Assembly Member for Bundung-Ka Kunda Constituency yesterday toured the horrible Bundung highway as it's making life difficult for the people...

NEW YORK PROTESTERS EXPLAIN MOTIVE

By Omar Bah The organisers of the New York protest against President Adama Barrow last week have said that it was organised and led by...

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World Cup 2022: Denmark to wear ‘toned down’ jerseys in protest at hosts Qatar

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It is a not a surprise that there had been a lot of debate surrounding President Adama Barrow's trip to the UN General Assembly, which has become an annual ritual amongst African leaders. Apart...

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By Tabora Bojang Updating lawmakers on the state of crime in the country, Interior Minister...

Barrow off to Mali on Ecowas mission

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Coalition of Progressives says Barrow erred linking them to UDP

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Sabally tells Assembly to impeach Barrow over $20 airport fee comments

By Omar Bah Momodou Sabally, a member of the opposition UDP, has urged the National...

Assembly tasks minister on security of Serekunda LBS students

By Omar Bah The security of students at Serekunda Lower Basic School yesterday dominated the...

UDP condemns President Barrow’s ‘false politics of labelling’

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