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11 People Detained for Faraba Banta Shooting

11 People Detained for Faraba Banta Shooting

June 19, 2018 at 11:40 pm 0 comments

Five police officers including a superintendent and an assistant superintendent have been arrested in connection to Monday’s clash between protesters and security forces in Faraba Banta Village. At least two youths were killed and several others injured when the security officers fired live ammunition at the villagers who were protestingRead More

Faraba Youths Boo Foreign Minister Darboe

Faraba Youths Boo Foreign Minister Darboe

June 19, 2018 at 11:13 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie Ousainou Darboe, the Foreign Affairs Minister and the leader of United Democratic Party (UDP), was earlier today booed as his convoy was pelted with stones while on a visit to Faraba Banta village to pay condolence to the families of victims of yesterday’s fatal clash between protestersRead More

Former Attorney General Maie Saine-Firdaus Testified Before Janneh Commission

Former Attorney General Maie Saine-Firdaus Testified Before Janneh Commission

June 19, 2018 at 10:16 pm 0 comments

By Dawda Faye Marie Saine-Firdaus, former attorney general and minister of Justice, and current African Union Legal Adviser, today appeared before the Janneh Commission in connection to Carnegie Mining Company. During her testimony, she told the commission that she is working with African Union as a Senior Legal Adviser responsibleRead More

Two Lost Their Lives In Faraba Protest

Two Lost Their Lives In Faraba Protest

June 19, 2018 at 12:16 am 0 comments

  At least two people have been confirmed dead and several others were seriously injured when armed officers deployed in Faraba Banta, to put an end to protest by villagers against the mining of sand in their village, fired live ammunition at them. In a media statement the Inspector GeneralRead More

Commission’s Investigators To Find Out More About Euro Finance-Surahata Janneh

Commission’s Investigators To Find Out More About Euro Finance-Surahata Janneh

June 18, 2018 at 11:44 pm 0 comments

By Dawda Faye The chairman of the Commission of Enquiry, Sourahata Janneh, today told Amat Cham, finance director of NAWEC, that the investigators attached to the commission would find out more about Euro Financing Gambia Ltd. when he, Mr. Cham, told the commission that Muhammed Bazzi owns Euro Financing GambiaRead More