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GT Bank robbery suspects at high court

Two men who are accused of robbing the Guaranty Trust Bank Bakau branch while armed with a gun yesterday appeared at the high court in Banjul.

Man in court for raping 5 underage girls

A man accused of abducting and raping five underage girls was yesterday afternoon arraigned at the Banjul Magistrates Court.

Caliph Hydara’s trial progresses

Lawyer Lamin Mboge who led a team of lawyers in the trial of Sheikh Muhideen Hydara, the caliph general of Darsilami Sangajor and the alkalo, Buyeh Touray, yesterday continued and wrapped up his cross-examination of the prosecution witness, police officer Seedy Saidykhan, at the Brikama Magistrates Court.

Gambia accused of ‘state-sponsored’ homophobic arrests

Amnesty International yesterday accused The Gambia of harassing people arrested in the latest crackdown on homosexuality.

3 more Africans held for ‘illegal stay’

Officers from the Bangladeshi Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) force yesterday detained three more African citizens in the Uttara district of the capital Dhaka for staying illegally in the country.

Hamat says gov’t will pay price for restricting UN experts

NRP leader, Hamat Bah, has expressed regret about the Gambia Government's refusal to accord unrestricted access to detention facilities for two UN special investigators on arrests, detentions and killings.


The Banjul Magistrates Court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of former communications minister after prosecutors accused him of treason.

Qatar, Gambia ink agreements

Qatar and The Gambia on Tuesday held official talks co-chaired by the emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Gambian president Yahya Jammeh. The talks at the Emiri Diwan focused on bilateral relations and ways of enhancing them, in addition to issues of mutual concern.

First lady assures of gov’t’s commitment to cervical cancer combat

The Gambia's first lady, Zineb Yahya Jammeh, has vowed that The Gambia government under the leadership of President Jammeh will continue to make efforts aimed at protecting people from diseases through numerous interventions.

Amcham restates commitments to entrepreneurship development

The American Chamber of Commerce has called on women and youth to explore entrepreneurial opportunities as a solution for unemployment, underemployment and unemployability.

Lotto makes another big payout, expands to NBR

They say the more the merrier. Tell that to a Lotto player and he will prefer to win alone because that's when the money is bigger. That is what exactly happened this week with only two players winning 5 correct numbers in the West African Lotto company's' weekly draw and each got D50,000.

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