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4 ARRESTED IN LIBYA OVER DEATH OF GAMBIAN

Following a gunfight lasting about half-an-hour, Libyan police arrested four men suspected of having killed Gambian migrant Alfusainey Sinera on Friday, March 7...

Police: Gibba appointed new DIG As Sambou rebounces as head of finance

Ousman Gibba has been appointed as new deputy Inspector General of Police while Edward Sambou made a comeback as Commissioner of Finance....

Yankuba Colley

(APRC National mobiliser ) Yankuba Colley is the mayor of the populous Kanifing municipality as well as the national mobiliser of the ruling APRC. In this maiden re-launched edition of Bantaba, Sainey Darboe asked him about the postponed APRC national congress, his unquestioning loyalty and matters relating to his party....

‘President Jammeh values free and independent media’

Ebrima Jawara, permanent secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture has said that the government of The Gambia under leadership of President Yahya Jammeh values and encourages a free and independent media. “That's why the Jammeh administration has been consistently engaged in constructive media development in The Gambia.” ...

Police ask unhappy NRP to reschedule meetings in URR

The National Reconciliation Party led by Hamat Bah applied to the Inspector General of Police for the use of public address system “for the purpose of political visits, rallies and meetings in the Upper River Division”...

Africa Commission moves 55th Ordinary Session to Angola

The secretary general of the Angolan Foreign Ministry, and the secretary general of the Africa Commission on Human and People's Rights, have signed an agreement that will effectively move the 55th Ordinary Session of the continental human rights commission from Banjul to Angola...

Journalists, others join crusade to fight food insecurity and poverty

Members of the Network of Agricultural Communicators (NAC) Gambia and their Danish counterparts have joined the bandwagon in the fight against food insecurity and poverty in The Gambia through awareness creation and advocacy...

GCCI rebuts: ‘Trade fair is not just about sales…’

Beatrice Prom, corporate services manager of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has said that trade fairs are not just about sales but lasting contacts that can serve businesses for life time. Speaking to journalists at a press conference yesterday evening at the trade fair venue, Independence Stadium, Ms Prom said the fundamental essence of any fair is, among other things, for businesses to network, sell their products and services even beyond the trade fair....

Gambia yet to ratify Ecowas Convention on Small Arms

The Gambia government is yet to ratify the Ecowas Convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons and their Ammunitions and related matters despite the fact that it has signed it almost eight years ago....

ARMED ROBBERS KILL GAMBIAN IN LIBYA

Alfusainey Sinara, a Gambian migrant from Basse, Upper River Region, was murdered by armed robbers when they attacked their residential neighbourhood this Saturday in Libya....

Gambia to host ‘The Great Sene-Gambia Symposium’

Following months of consultations and meetings with government, diplomatic officials and academics in Banjul and Dakar, members of the Senegalese-Gambian Association for Integration and Socio Economic Development, SGAISD have announced that the ground is set for the first ever 'Great Senegambia Symposium and Conference' next month....

Minister determined to make sport assocs more transparent

Sports minister, Alieu Jammeh, yesterday hinted his intention to seek sweeping new amendments to the National Sports Council Act that will usher in greater accountability and transparency in the running of the national sports organisations. Among the new laws he said he would put forward for adoption is a requirement for all national associations to inform the sport council on the finance they get from international sources...

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