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AUDITOR GENERAL ALLEGES DIVERSION OF D460,000 NSC FUND

The auditor general of The Gambia has said that an amount of 460,000 dalasis donated by various institutions to the National Sports Council, NSC, for the Fifa/Coca Cola World Cup Trophy tour in 2009 might have been diverted.

Pleasant surprise at Saint Kizito’s

Fr Anthony Gabisi is the Parish Priest of the St. Kizito’s Church in Bakoteh. He was posted to the Bakoteh Church as Parish Priest in 2012.

Village chiefs receive basic legal training

The National Council for Civic Education, NCCE, recently held sensitisation programme for at least thirty-two village chiefs in Kombo East district of West Coast Region.

Ombudsman outlines priorities for the year, takes stock of accomplishments

The ombudsman has revealed that capacity building of staff, visit to prisons, police cells and mental health homes and hospitals are part of office's planned activities for the year.

CHECK MISAPPROPRIATION OF FUNDS, AUDITOR GENERAL TELLS PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS

Karamba Touray, the auditor general of The Gambia has stated that poor management and misappropriation of public funds were the bane of the nation's public institutions.

WHO issues Ebola survivors ‘safe sex warning’

The WHO has urged Ebola survivors to be even more cautious during sexual contact to ensure the virus is not passed on to their partners. The warning comes after a survivor was found to have traces of Ebola in his semen almost six months after recovery.

Sabally’s lawyer quizzes VP’s protocol officer

Antouman Gaye, lawyer for the former secretary general and head of civil service, Mr Momodou Sabally yesterday quizzed the chief protocol officer who travelled with the vice president on a trip to South Africa in May 2014.

Gambia joins aid tracking, management family

Development Gateway, an international aid management organisation has announced that The Gambia has become the 17th African partner country to join its global Aid Management Program.

Prosecution objects ‘no-case application’ in SMJ trial

State prosecutor in the trial of Sait Matty Jaw yesterday opposed the 'no-case application' filed by the defence and urged the court to order Mr Jaw to enter his defence and tell his side of the story.

Bahati provides ultrasound machine to Essau, trains Gambian doctors

A Spanish charity, Bahati Foundation, has donated an ultrasound examination machine to Essau Major Health Centre in Lower Nuimi District, North Bank Region.

2 ex-rural finance project officials charged

Police prosecutor yesterday slammed two criminal charges on two officials of the Rural Finance Project during a magistrates court sitting in Banjul. The charges are abuse of office and neglect of official duty.

Ahmadiyyaa observes 39th ‘Jalsa Salana’

The Ahmadiyyaa Muslim Jama'at in The Gambia over the weekend celebrated its 39th annual convention tagged, 'Jalsa Salana.'

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