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Economic crime case transferred to high court

The case of one Mohamed Eltayyib Abdelgair who was charged with a count of economic crime, conspiracy to commit felony and three counts of cheating relating to the international calls he diverted from Gamtel, has been transferred to the high court....

148 million West Africans lack access to electricity – AfDB

West Africa may be the fastest growing region in Africa, but its power deficiency mirrors that of other regions on the continent, a new report by African Development Bank (AfDB) has said....

Waa Juwara will no longer report to the police – Magistrate

Magistrate Lamin Mbaye Snr has said that former minister of Lands and Regional Government and his co-accused persons will no longer report to the Banjul Police Station as conditioned in their bail two years ago...

Sierra Leonean envoy launches Ipam model UN conference

The chief diplomat of Sierra Leone to The Gambia, Soulay Daramy over weekend launched the national Model United Nations conference at the Institute of Professional Administration and Management (Ipam)...

Councilor faults Nawec response to electric accident

The area councilor of Bakau, Abdou Jallow, has expressed “disappointment” at Nawec's reaction after several calls and visits to their offices to fix an electric power line, which shocked vendors at Bakau Market on Thursday morning as a result of violent windstorm...

MAGISTRATE’S ABSENCE DELAYS CALIPH’S TRIAL

The trial of Sagnajor caliph Muhideen Hydara could not proceed yesterday at the Brikama Magistrates Court due to the absence of presiding magistrate Sierrending Sanneh...

Promoting creativity and preserving the arts

One of the fundamental pillars of a civilised society is its preservation and promotion of the creative arts. It serves as a continuity of the narratives of the cultures and traditions of society, while serving as a tool for communication and education in communities...

‘Protecting, improving our water sources vital’

The CEO of Agua Inc, a water treatment technology company, has told delegates from governments and NGO organisations that protecting and improving our water sources are vital to our wellbeing...

WHO helps Gambia prevent Ebola

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has equipped the Gambian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare with laboratory materials to combat deadly Ebola, Gambian officials said on Saturday...

Man threatens to kill Gambian family in Washington state

A man threatened to kill a Gambian family living in Edmonds, Washington State in the US as they walked along the scenic Edmonds waterfront...

MRC TO TEST EBOLA VACCINE IN GAMBIA

The first human safety trials of a potential Ebola vaccine could start in September in healthy volunteers in the UK, and a few weeks later in The Gambia and Mali, funded by the MRC, the Wellcome Trust and the UK Department for International Development (DFID)...

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GPU Slams Gov’t Over ‘unlawful’ Proclamaton

By Omar Bah The Gambia Press Union, GPU, has urged Gambian journalists to disregard what they term as government's unlawful proclamation warning journalists against dealing...

Inter-bank Tourney Is Here Again Access Bank vs CBG in Governor Jatta trophy

The popular Inter- Bank football tournament, staged in memory of the later Governor Famara Jatta is back again. This year's edition starts Friday at...

Security acted fairly in 3YJ demo – Info Minister

By Alagie Manneh Information Minister Ebrima Sillah has defended the approach of the police in Sunday's violent demonstration in which scores of people got injured...

Ecowas Parliament evaluates 4th legislature in Banjul

By Lamin Cham The Ecowas Parliament formally started its extraordinary session on the evaluation of its fourth legislature at the Coral Beach hotel in Brufut...

Amnesty urges Barrow to respect human rights as promised

By Omar Bah Amnesty International's acting deputy regional director for West and Central, Marta Colomer has reminded President Adama Barrow his promise to respect human...