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Senegal: Karim Wade trial prosecutor removed

In Senegal, the state has removed the prosecutor in the corruption trial of the former president's son, Karim Wade — the latest turn in what has been a tense and politically charged trial.

Crisis rocks Kanifing East Layout mosque

Kanifing East Layout residents have abandoned the 'community mosque' in protest over the founder's annexation of a portion of the mosque.

Visiting Senegalese unionist slams US, EU agric polices

The president of the International Federation for Agriculture, Food, Textile and Allied Workers Union, a global movement of more 50 million followers has strongly criticised the United States and European Union over their unfair agricultural policies.

Foundation flags support for the underprivileged

The chairman of a Gambian charity Al Madinah Foundation has urged Gambians to ensure that underprivileged pupils have access to quality education.


The Supreme Court of The Gambia presided over by a seven -member panel of judges headed by the Chief Justice, Ali Nawaz Chowhan yesterday unanimously agreed and commuted the death sentence of the former chief of defence staff, Lang Tombong Tamba and six others to life .

President thanked for rescinding decision to close MRC

For his magnanimous decision of rescinding an executive order for cessation and closure of MRC activities in the country, 850 staff of MRC The Gambia have thanked president Jammeh for his 'positive response'.

PAC/PEC urges others to emulate NaNA

The chairman of the National Assembly joint committee on Public Accounts and Public Enterprises has called on other public enterprises to emulate the good work of the National Nutrition Agency, NaNA.

Sofanyama car crash: 5 released, 2 in stable condition

Edward Franscis Small Teaching Hospital Tuesday released five Green Youth militants involved in the Sofanyama Bridge car crash that killed five.

British Embassy funds water filters for Gambian schools

Fourteen Gambian schools are to benefit from water filters donated by the British Embassy through the Africa Relief Response and development Organisation, Arrdo, a local charity.

Amid Ebola, Safra postponed

The biennial sub-regional event, Safra, which was scheduled to take place in Basse in December 2014 has been postponed due to Ebola, organisers disclosed.

Darboe asks SCC to grant rape suspect bail, state says no

Ousainou Darboe, counsel for Muhammad Darboe, yesterday urged the special criminal court to grant bail to his client who is suspected of rape as no charges have been pressed against him since his arrest and detention at Janjangbureh Prisons but the director of public prosecution objected.

Access Bank emerges ‘Bank of the Year’ in Ghana

Access Bank has emerged “Bank of the Year 2013” in the prestigious annual Ghana Banking Awards, signaling a trailblazing performance for the bank this year and consolidating its position as a top emerging brand and customer-focused bank.

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