Monday, April 15, 2024

Tanka Tanka Reveals Illegal Drugs Account for 60% of Its Admission Cases

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By: Ismaila Bah The only psychiatric hospital in The Gambia for mentally challenged individuals, commonly known as 'Tanka Tanka,' revealed that 60% of its admission cases are drug-induced...

Juvenile granted bail after over 2 years in Mile II without trial

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By Alieu Jallow After two years and five months of detention without trial, a juvenile who was arrested on murder charges has been granted bail of D500,000 by...

LG Commission: BAC revenue collector admits spending council funds on family

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By Mama A. Touray Kebba Sanna Jatta, another revenue collector at the Brikama Area Council, has confessed to spending council funds for personal family use while testifying before...

BAC: Senior Revenue Collector Admits Misusing Over D56,000 of Council Funds

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By: Mama A. Touray Foday Krubally, a senior revenue collector at the Brikama Area Council, admitted on Tuesday before the ongoing Local Government Commission of Inquiry that he...

Kemo Bojang, KMC Youth Councillor and UDP Secretary General Testifes on Lawsuits Filed By...

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Kemo Bojang, KMC Youth Councillor and UDP Secretary General Testifes on Lawsuits Filed By His Party By: Alieu Jallow Kemo Bojang, the nominated youth councillor at the Kanfing Municipal...

BAC acting value property manager denies allegations of revenue suppression

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By Mama A. Touray The acting value property manager of the Brikama Area Council, Mustapha Joof, on Monday, denied allegations of suppressing council funds when he was a...

Jah Says Agriculture is the Only Solution to End Food Shortages, Unemployment, Unveils Farming...

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By: Dawda Baldeh Gambian business tycoon Hamidou Jah, the owner of Jah Oil Company Limited, has stated that investing in agriculture is the only solution to ongoing food...

Tax collector faults revenue collection device for entering incorrect figures

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By Mama A. Touray After the Commission observed that she conducts revenue collection without the standard procedure of submission and reconciliation within the council, revenue collector Jainaba Cham...

Accused Murderer Arona Tine Requests Legal Representation from State

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By: Alieu Jallow Arona Tine, a Senegalese national who is the alleged killer of Fatoumatta Kargbo, a former staff member of HM bureau at West Field, appeared before...

PW 4 Acknowledges Cashing Over Ninety-five Thousand Dalasis from Late Lamin Jarju

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By: Alieu Jallow In the ongoing D11 million theft involving the three senior government officials of the Ministry of Health, PW 4 Muhammed Sissoko, a businessman, has acknowledged...

Influential Female Entrepreneurs Call on Youths to Acquire Skills for Economic Freedom

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By: Dawda Baldeh Influential Female Entrepreneurs in Gambia’s Capital, Banjul, have called on the country's youths to acquire skills for them to gain economic freedom amidst unemployment as...
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High Court grants D1M bail to man charged with possessing ‘prohibited drugs’

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By Alieu Jallow Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of The Gambia's High Court on Monday granted bail of D1 million dalasi to Lamin Jallow, who had been arrested by the...

Counsel Asserts that Empty Cartridges Were Never Handed to Ebou Sowe But to Mr....

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By Alieu Jallow In the ongoing Sukuta Jabang Police shooting incident, the defense counsel for the first accused person, Ousajnou Bojang, in his cross-examination of the prosecution witness...

Gambia calls for independent Palestinian state, condemns Israel’s aggression on besieged enclave

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By Hadram Hydara The Gambia government has condemned Israel's inhumane military operations in Gaza and called for the establishment of a sovereign and independent Palestinian state with its...

Internal auditor: ‘BAC used to spend D1M on fuel every month’

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By Mama A. Touray The principal internal auditor of Brikama Area Council (BAC), Sulayman Barry, has told the ongoing local government commission of inquiry that the council used...

GAP congratulates ‘newly elected 5th president of Senegal’ Diomaye

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By Dawda Baldeh The Gambia Action Party (GAP) leader Musa Ousainou Yali Batchilly has congratulated Bassirou Diomaye Faye, 'the newly elected 5th president of the Republic of Senegal,...

23-Year-Old Nigerian Woman Seeks Help to Return Home Amidst Human Trafficking Ordeal

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By: Zackline Colley In a distressing plight for repatriation, a 23-year-old woman, whose name will be omitted, originally from Nigeria, finds herself stranded in The Gambia after being...

UNICEF and UNFPA alarmed by proposed repeal of law banning FGM in The Gambia

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JOINT STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Joint statement by UNICEF Representative in The Gambia, Nafisa Binte Shafique, and UNFPA Representative in The Gambia, Ndeye Rose Sarr BANJUL, THE GAMBIA, 21 March...

BAC revenue collectors suppressed D864,500 of council revenue in 2023

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By Mama A. Touray The Brikama Area Council's (BAC) principal internal auditor, Sulayman Barry, has informed the Local Government Commission that revenue collectors suppressed D864,500 of council funds...

Kuwonkuba women institutes D500 fine to address violence at their garden

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By Mariama Cham Women gardeners in Kuwonkuba village in the Upper River Region have taken a rare move to set a fine of D500 for anyone who quarrels...