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Gambia: UN Experts On Enforced Disappearances to Visit Gambia
[Foroyaa] The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances* will undertake its first official visit to The Gambia from 12 to 19 June.
[AllAfrica] 10/06/2017
- Comprehensive media reform initiative kicks off in The Gambia
Through a series of workshops and consultations, an expert group led by the MFWA and the Gambia Press Union (GPU) will come up with a comprehensive strategic framework that will guide the entire media...
[IFEX] 09/06/2017
Zimbabwe: Govt to Sell Wildlife to DR Congo, Gambia
[New Zimbabwe] Harare -The government is set to export wildlife to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Gambia, the Environment Minister, Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has said.
[AllAfrica] 08/06/2017
Gambia: Govt to Make Farming a Business
[The Point] The minister of agriculture, Omar Jallow, has said the focus of the new government is to rebuild the agriculture sector to make farming a commercial venture by making it competitive and...
[AllAfrica] 02/06/2017
Banjul: JFK speaks at human rights conference
Keynote address by the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Republic of Sierra Leone. Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara, CORSL On the Occasion of The Gambia's National Stakeholders' Conference on Justice...
[The Patriotic Vanguard] 28/05/2017
Gambia: Talking Human Rights in the New Gambia
[HRW] "This is the new Gambia," Jobe, a Gambian taxi driver told me, as I arrived in the country for the first time since the inauguration of President Adama Barrow. Three months after erstwhile...
[AllAfrica] 25/05/2017
Gambia: Public Briefing on the Freezing of Former President's Assets
[Foroyaa] I start today's briefing by introducing three new additions to the Ministry. First, I would like to introduce Mr Hussein Thomasi as the Special Adviser to the Attorney General. Mr Thomasi...
[AllAfrica] 25/05/2017
Gambia: Call for President Barrow to Appoint Vice President
[Daily Observer] A Senior Lawyer of The Gambia Bar Association has called on The Gambia's new President Adama Barrow to adhere to the constitution and appoint a vice president without delay.
[AllAfrica] 24/05/2017
Gambia: Govt Signs U.S.$210 Million Deal for Petroleum Importation
[The Point] The Gambia government has signed a three-year agreement with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, for the...
[AllAfrica] 23/05/2017
Gambia: Ex-President Jammeh's Assets Frozen
[Daily Observer] Hon. Abubacarr Tambedou, the attorney general and minister of Justice has revealed to journalists that they have obtained a court order freezing or placing a temporary hold on the...
[AllAfrica] 23/05/2017
- Justice for Jammeh's victims?
In what many people consider a breakthrough for justice in Gambia, a court issues two arrest warrants over the assassination of journalist Deyda Hydara, who was killed during the brutal rule of...
[IFEX] 23/05/2017
Gambia: Authorities Seize Ex-President Jammeh's Bank Accounts
[Deutsche Welle] Gambia's justice minister has claimed that former leader Yahya Jammeh stole around $50 million from state coffers via a state telecoms company. Jammeh was forced to step down in...
[AllAfrica] 23/05/2017