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UNFPA Hold Gov’t Annual Review Planning Meeting

UNFPA Hold Gov’t Annual Review Planning Meeting

December 28, 2017 at 3:18 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Gambia Government through National Population Commission Secretariat (NPCS) and partners yesterday started an annual review and planning meeting at the Ocean Bay Hotel in Cape Point Bakau, with the aim to critically look at the processes, successes, constraints, opportunities,Read More

US Takes Drastic Action Against Former President Jammeh

US Takes Drastic Action Against Former President Jammeh

December 22, 2017 at 10:23 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay The Gambia government has welcomed the move by the United States Department of Treasury to sanction, freeze and ban former President Jammeh and former NIA Boss Yankuba Badjie from traveling to the U.S. This was revealed on Friday, 22nd December, 2017 during a press briefing by AbubacarrRead More

NIA Case: Witness says, he is not responsible for the Conviction of UDP Protesters

NIA Case: Witness says, he is not responsible for the Conviction of UDP Protesters

December 18, 2017 at 10:19 pm 0 comments

  By Halimatou Ceesay Prosecution witness 6th in the murder trial of UDP Solo Sandeng that involved former National Intelligence Agency (NIA) has today December 18, testified before Justice Kumba Sillah of the High Court in Banjul. In his testimony, Domingo Mengba Assistant Superintendent Police from Churchill’s town attached toRead More

Swiss Highest Court Rejected Gambia’s Former Interior Minister Sonko’s Appeal

Swiss Highest Court Rejected Gambia’s Former Interior Minister Sonko’s Appeal

December 15, 2017 at 11:50 pm 0 comments

In the ongoing case of Ousman Sonko, a former Interior Minister of Gambia suspected of human rights abuses, the Swiss federal tribunal has ruled that Mr. Sonko has to remain in detention, reports Swiss info. The highest court of Switzerland has rejected an appeal by Sonko’s lawyer against a secondRead More

High Court Rejects Oral Application for the release of Sedia Bayo’s Passport

High Court Rejects Oral Application for the release of Sedia Bayo’s Passport

December 14, 2017 at 11:30 pm 0 comments

  By Halimatou Ceesay The High Court of The Gambia, presided over by Justice Buba Jallow, on Thursday 14th December, 2017 rejected an oral application from Counsel C.E Mene to release Sedia Bayo’s passport to him and asked him to make the application formally. When the case was called forRead More