Wednesday, July 24, 2024

NAMs Question the Joint Committee’s FGM/C Report

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By: Alieu Jallow In the ongoing heated debate over the repeal of the ban on FGM/C, several parliamentarians have raised questions about the integrity, empirical data, proof of...

National Assembly Decides to Uphold Ban on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

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By: Alieu Jallow The National Assembly Committee on Health and Gender, in its report, recommends upholding the ban on FGM/C as per the Women's Act 2015. The joint...

National Assembly Members Welcome Recommendation on Ban of Reckless Driving, Particularly “Stunting”

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By Mama A. Touray Following the adoption of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Education, ICT, and Training's recommendation that the Government should place a ban and sanction...

BREAKING NEWS: Alleged Shooting Incident at Wellingara School by Grade 2 Primary School Student

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The Fatu Network has received distressing reports of an alleged shooting incident at Wellingara School. According to a credible source, a student reportedly discharged a firearm, causing serious...

Extended Report: Kush Abuse in The Gambia – Nightmares, Law Enforcement, & Advocacy

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By: Dawda Baldeh A new drug called 'kush' is wreaking havoc in The Gambia. Believed to originate from West Africa, particularly Sierra Leone, kush is estimated to have...

Niger, Burkina Faso, and Mali Sever Ties with Regional Bloc

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has opened a crucial summit in Abuja, Nigeria, just a day after Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger's military rulers...

Opposition Leader Ousainu Darboe Urges President Barrow to Halt Development on Disputed Government Land

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By: Michaella Faith Wright Speaking at a rally in Brikama on Saturday, opposition leader Ousainu Darboe called on President Adama Barrow to stop development on a contentious plot...

The Covert Battles of a Black Immigrant in Sweden: Social Capital, Sex Work, and...

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By: Mustapha Paragon Sonko I used to ardently believe in the adage that our eyes can never see our ears, but that was a pre-Sweden Mustapha. In Sweden,...

“We Will Not Be Terrorized,” says Almameh Gibba

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By Alieu Jallow Almameh Gibba, National Assembly Member for Foni Kansala, stated that they will not be terrorized. He made these comments in an exclusive interview with the...

Foni Kansala NAM Responds to ECOWAS Parliament’s Decision on Jammeh Tribunal

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By Alieu Jallow Almameh Gibba, the National Assembly Member for Foni Kansala, has reacted to the ECOWAS Parliament's decision to reject The Gambia's request for a special tribunal...

Task Force Committees Promise Unbiased Investigation into Land Allocations

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By: Dawda Baldeh The two task force committees unveiled to investigate Tambi Wetlands at Cape Point and Jeshwang, as well as irregularities within government-designated layouts, have pledged a...

Banjul North NAM Urges Lawmakers to Join Fight Against Kush

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By: Dawda Baldeh Modou Lamin B. Bah, the National Assembly Member for Banjul North Constituency, has called upon his colleagues and fellow lawmakers to join the battle against...

Afrimed’s Head of the Department of Major Trauma & ICU Speaks Out on the...

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By: Michaella Faith Wright In a revealing and comprehensive interview with The Fatu Network, Mass Manneh, the Head of the Department of Major Trauma, Intensive Care Unit, and...

MC Cham Jr. Urges Lawmakers to Prioritize Addressing Pressing Issues and Reject Proposed Judicial...

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By: Dawda Baldeh Momodou MC Cham Junior, nominated Councilor for Business and Tailoring at the Kanifing Municipal Council, has urged Gambian lawmakers to prioritize addressing pressing national issues...

United Nations Welcomes New Resident Coordinator to The Gambia

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BANJUL, 1 July 2024 – The United Nations in The Gambia is pleased to announce the arrival of Mr. Karl Frédérick Paul as the UN Resident Coordinator, succeeding...

Sierra Leone First Lady Wins Legal Battle to End Child Marriage

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By Amara Thoronka With a broad smile in the company of his wife and daughter, President of Sierra Leone, Brigadier (Rtd) Julius Maada Bio, signed the Prohibition of...

THE GAMBIA ACTION PARTY (GAP) MAINTAINS ITS POSITION

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By: Musa Ousainou Yali Batchilly The primary duty of an information minister is to provide accurate and comprehensive information, ensuring the public remains well-informed rather than misled. Honorable...

Nasir Ahmadiyya Muslim Upper Basic & Senior Secondary School Holds its Graduation & Prize...

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By Nasir Press Club The administration of Nasir Ahmadiyya Senior Secondary School held its graduation and prize-giving ceremony for the 2023-2024 academic year on June 29, 2024. The...

GBos statistician-general re-assures census data security

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By Dawda Baldeh Following the announcement by the Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBoS) that the official enumeration period has ended, Statistician-General Nyakasi Sanyang has reassured the public that...

The Search for the Missing Gambian Yields No Results

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By: Alieu Jallow Following the shooting of Gambian truck driver Amadou Juma Camara by Senegalese soldiers in Keelan near Kanilai, while transporting timber from Soloben in the Casamance...