Basse Regional Chairperson Vows to Transform Council

[Foroyaa] The newly elected Chairperson for Basse Area Council Foday Danjo, has pledged to transform the Regional Council and uplift the livelihood of the people of URR. Danjo made this renewed mission during his swearing in ceremony held at Basse on T…

[Foroyaa] The newly elected Chairperson for Basse Area Council Foday Danjo, has pledged to transform the Regional Council and uplift the livelihood of the people of URR. Danjo made this renewed mission during his swearing in ceremony held at Basse on Thursday May 15th. The event has also witnessed the swearing in of fourteen elected Councillors, who are charged with the responsibility of developing the region in the interest of the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

G4 Security Guards Demand Better Remuneration

[Foroyaa] The G4 Security (G4S) guards attached to the US Embassy, Tuesday May 22, took to the streets demanding better working conditions. The protesters are demanding salary increment, reduction of long working hours and pending bonus to be paid to t…

[Foroyaa] The G4 Security (G4S) guards attached to the US Embassy, Tuesday May 22, took to the streets demanding better working conditions. The protesters are demanding salary increment, reduction of long working hours and pending bonus to be paid to them. The protest involved only the Company's Guards at the US Embassy. The protesters engaged their manager in a discussion lasting three hours at their headquarters in Fajara, without reaching a deal with him.

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Violent Clashes Between Border Villages FRS Officer Wounded

[Foroyaa] A group of armed men from neighboring Senegal launched an attack on Jahanka village on the Gambian side of the border, where a Fire and Rescue Service officer was shot, villagers told Foroyaa.

[Foroyaa] A group of armed men from neighboring Senegal launched an attack on Jahanka village on the Gambian side of the border, where a Fire and Rescue Service officer was shot, villagers told Foroyaa.

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Three Protestors Called for Questioning At Gunjur Police Station

[Foroyaa] Three activists from Gunjur were called for questioning at Gunjur Police Station concerning the excavation of the waste pipe at the Golden Lead Fishmeal factory. They were bailed and asked to report back at Gunjur Police station 9:00 this mor…

[Foroyaa] Three activists from Gunjur were called for questioning at Gunjur Police Station concerning the excavation of the waste pipe at the Golden Lead Fishmeal factory. They were bailed and asked to report back at Gunjur Police station 9:00 this morning.

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At the Court-Martial – Pw5 Gives Testimony

[Foroyaa] Captain Ousman Jallow, the fifth prosecution witness (PW5) in the ongoing desertion trial at the General Court-Martial involving Generals Umpa Mendy and Ansumana Tamba, told the Court that he flew with the former first lady to Equatorial Guin…

[Foroyaa] Captain Ousman Jallow, the fifth prosecution witness (PW5) in the ongoing desertion trial at the General Court-Martial involving Generals Umpa Mendy and Ansumana Tamba, told the Court that he flew with the former first lady to Equatorial Guinea, with the intention of coming back to the Gambia after completing his mission. PW5 was testifying during his cross examination on Wednesday 23rd May, 2018. When the case was called before the Judge Advocate Justice Aminata Saho-Ceesay, the accuse persons were presen

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GAF Deploys Troop in Jahanka

[Foroyaa] A fully loaded military truck of members of the Gambia Armed Forces were deployed to Jahanka village in the Central River Region to guard the village following threatening remarks made by a armed group from Casamance, Senegal, the Alkalo (Vil…

[Foroyaa] A fully loaded military truck of members of the Gambia Armed Forces were deployed to Jahanka village in the Central River Region to guard the village following threatening remarks made by a armed group from Casamance, Senegal, the Alkalo (Village Head) told Foroyaa on Wednesday.

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Gambian Striker Regrets Snubbing Media in Moment of Anger

[Foroyaa] Sweden-based scorpion Pa Dibba has voiced remorse over a recent incident that had him blanking the media. A former GIF Sundsvall centre-forward, Dibba joined the fray in the second-half barely five minutes from time.

[Foroyaa] Sweden-based scorpion Pa Dibba has voiced remorse over a recent incident that had him blanking the media. A former GIF Sundsvall centre-forward, Dibba joined the fray in the second-half barely five minutes from time.

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Border Security

[Foroyaa] The Senegalese and Gambian people are destined to live as neighbours because of historical realities which enabled two colonial powers to demarcate the borders to create two colonies which later became independent Gambia and Senegal.

[Foroyaa] The Senegalese and Gambian people are destined to live as neighbours because of historical realities which enabled two colonial powers to demarcate the borders to create two colonies which later became independent Gambia and Senegal.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia