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World Bank Approves $41.0M Electricity Restoration Project For Gambia

World Bank Approves $41.0M Electricity Restoration Project For Gambia

May 20, 2018 at 11:28 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie The World Bank’s executive directors on May 17 approved a $41.0 million equivalent International Development Association (IDA) grant in favour of The Gambia for an Electricity Restoration and Modernisation Project. According to sources, the project will help improve the operational performance of the Project Implementing Entity andRead More

Senior Govt Officials React To Bazzi’s Sanctions

Senior Govt Officials React To Bazzi’s Sanctions

May 20, 2018 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie Two senior government officials have reacted to the sanctions imposed on Mohammad Ibrahim Bazzi, the Lebanese business tycoon by the U.S after he was believed to be financing terrorists. A close ally of former President Jammeh, Mr. Bazzi, has his accounts frozen in the United States by U.S.Read More

Prosecution Witness 16 Testified In Solo Sandeng Murder Trial

Prosecution Witness 16 Testified In Solo Sandeng Murder Trial

May 17, 2018 at 11:34 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay Ebrima Jabang one of the detainees arrested alongside with the late Solo Sandeng and co yesterday, testified before Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the Banjul High Court as prosecution witness 16. In his testimony the retired civil servant, Jabang said on the 14th April, 2016 together with theRead More

Tango Wants Transparency In TRRC

Tango Wants Transparency In TRRC

May 15, 2018 at 11:06 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie The Association of Non-Government Organisation (Tango) on Today at a policy dialogue series, said it wants an effective, transparent and accountable transitional justice in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRRC). The policy dialogue, according to Tango’s program manager Madi Jobarteh, aims to discuss ways and means of howRead More

NIA Case: Defence Lawyers Grills Witness With Questions

NIA Case: Defence Lawyers Grills Witness With Questions

May 15, 2018 at 10:42 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay Defence lawyers defending the Nine defunct NIA former Top officials in the Solo Sandeng Murder Trial today 15th May, 2018 took turns to slam the 15th Prosecution witness Alhajie Bara Gaye with questions in their bid to discredit his evidence-in-chief before Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the BanjulRead More