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2017-11-17 61st Ordinary Session of the African Commission Wraps Up
[Foroyaa] The 61st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights came to a climax yesterday, 15th November 2017. The fifteen -day session, which marks the 61st edition coinciding with the 30th Anniversary of the Commission, availed member states and stakeholders to discuss, share opinions and put forward mechanism to combat the challenges facing the Commission.

2017-11-17 Press Conference By Govt, WB, AfDB On Electricity Sector Roadmap
[Foroyaa] The Government of the Gambia through the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Energy, in collaboration with development partners such as the World Bank and African Development Bank, on Monday 13th November 2017, briefed the media on the electricity sector roadmap at the UN House in Cape Point.

2017-11-17 Lang Conteh Narrates Ordeal With the Former Regime
[Foroyaa] Continuing with his testimony before the 'Janneh' Commission that is probing into the financial dealings, assets and close associates of former president Yahya Jammeh, the former Foreign Exchange Manager at the Central Bank of The Gambia Lang Conteh, alleged that the 'Paul' Commission was setup purposely to investigate him on how he acquired his assets and other luxuries.

2017-11-17 Office of Chief Justice Judiciary of the Gambia

2017-11-17 NEA Issues Warning On the Sale of Plastic Bags
[Foroyaa] The National Environment Agency on Monday 13th November 2017, gave a stern warning against the use and circulation of plastic bags in the country.

2017-11-17 Where Will the Youth Get Their Training If Training Institutions Are Closed?
[Foroyaa] The new government has a duty to provide education and training to the young. The education and training should be circumscribed by quality and relevance and should be accessible and affordable.

2017-11-17 In NSC-GFF Saga - Football House Claims Regions Backing
[Foroyaa] The country's football federation this week claim to enjoy unalloyed support from the regional associations. GFF dispatched a statement reiterating its position with the National Sports Council (NSC), a move of which, it said, followed a meeting last Sunday with all Regional Football Associations' (RFAs) presidents.

2017-11-17 Returnees Detained, Released
[Foroyaa] The Gambia Police Force on Wednesday 15th November 2017, released 15 returnees who were arrested on Tuesday and detained overnight at the Kanifing Police Station, this medium can confirm.

2017-11-17 Weaknesses Observed in Accountant General's Report
[Foroyaa] The update on the lawful checks and scrutiny over public enterprises, agencies, and the public service delivery systems, continued at the national assembly Public Accounts Standing Committee (PAC), by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, Lamin Camara.

2017-11-17 Bem Wants D150K in Plot Super Nawettan Title
[Foroyaa] This year's Super Nawettan surprise finalists Barra Essau Mayamba (BEM) are targeting a D150K figure in their plot for the title when the tournament resumes.

2017-11-16 Former President's Nephew Released, Dismissed
[Foroyaa] Detained Staff Sergeant Abdoulie Jammeh, nephew of former President Jammeh, has been released from custody and asked to leave the Army without any written letter, Foroyaa can confirm.

2017-11-16 NIA 9 - Absence of Defence Counsels Hinders Trial
[Foroyaa] The absence of Lawyers Emmuel E. Chime and CE Mene for the first accused person, has hindered yesterday's trial of the former intelligence chiefs of the National Intelligent Agency (NIA).

2017-11-16 Wow!! Detention Without Trial in the New Gambia
[Foroyaa] As we come closer to December 2nd 2017, all Gambians and friends of the Gambia must speak with one voice so that no single human being would be in detention without trial in the country.

2017-11-16 Gambia Whacks Morocco - Assan Steals Show but Debutants Shine Too
[Foroyaa] CHAN hosts Morocco have been given plenty to ponder over after faltering to Gambia.

2017-11-15 Semlex Denies U.S.$15 Million Bribe to Ex-Minister, Clarifies...
[The Point] Sales Manager and Commercial Director of the Semlex Group Mr.Ralph Hajjar, has denied his company giving any bribe in order to retain contracts on national documents for The Gambia.

2017-11-15 Testing the Democratic Credentials of the State
[Foroyaa] The removal of the GMC leader from Cabinet without any consultation with Coalition leaders, confirms that the executive power given to the President is now being exercised rather than relying on the spirit of the Coalition which is based on the premise that all seven parties would hold seats in Cabinet if they want to. It is very clear that the GMC wants a Cabinet seat and has been holding one.

2017-11-15 Former Police PRO Bounces Back As ASP Conta Assists
[Foroyaa] The Gambia Police Force (GPF) has appointed Police Superintendent David Kujabi as the new Police spokesperson effective today 13thNovember 2017, former Police PRO, ASP Foday Conta, confirmed to this medium.

2017-11-15 Uncertainty As Sports Council, GFF War Envelopes
[Foroyaa] Shrouds of uncertainty hang over the air as the National Sports Council-Gambia Football Federation's tempestuous relationship threatens to descend into a full-fledged war.

2017-11-15 Hawks Begin Season With Super Cup Win
[Foroyaa] Caf Confederation Cup would-be candidates Hawks Football Club over the weekend got off their season on a flyer by dumping champions Armed Forces to lay hands on the Super Cup.

2017-11-15 Test Game - Gambia Facing Morocco Today
[Foroyaa] Gambia will take an aim at Morocco today in Marrakech in an international test game.

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