Lt. Jarju, 4 Others Detained

[Foroyaa] Information reaching Foroyaa indicates that at least 5 members of the Gambia Armed Forces were arrested nearly three weeks ago and have since been detained at the Guards Battalion in Fajara Barracks, under the Military Police.

[Foroyaa] Information reaching Foroyaa indicates that at least 5 members of the Gambia Armed Forces were arrested nearly three weeks ago and have since been detained at the Guards Battalion in Fajara Barracks, under the Military Police.

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Hon. Ousman Sillah Enquires About Situation of Reinstated Civil Servants

[Foroyaa] “I want to know what the position of government is regarding the situation of the former victims of wrongly termination who have confirmed their reinstatement in the civil service,” said Hon. Ousman Sillah,the National Assembly Member for Ban…

[Foroyaa] "I want to know what the position of government is regarding the situation of the former victims of wrongly termination who have confirmed their reinstatement in the civil service," said Hon. Ousman Sillah,the National Assembly Member for Banjul North Constituency, in his contribution to the adjournment debate at the National Assembly on Monday, 31 July 2017.

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EU Bails Out Gambia With 25 Million Euro Grant

[Foroyaa] The European Union (EU) has announced that it has signed a 25 million euros grant (1.25 billion dalasis) with the Gambia as a budget support for the country’s struggling economy. This was announced at a ceremony held on Tuesday, August 01, in…

[Foroyaa] The European Union (EU) has announced that it has signed a 25 million euros grant (1.25 billion dalasis) with the Gambia as a budget support for the country's struggling economy. This was announced at a ceremony held on Tuesday, August 01, in Fajara.

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Torture, Inhuman or Degrading Punishment or Other Treatment Impermissible in New Gambia

[Foroyaa] The 1997 Constitution forbids torture or inhuman or degrading punishment or other treatment. Section 21 commands that, “No person shall be subject to torture or inhuman or degrading punishment or other treatment.” This is a fundamental right …

[Foroyaa] The 1997 Constitution forbids torture or inhuman or degrading punishment or other treatment. Section 21 commands that, "No person shall be subject to torture or inhuman or degrading punishment or other treatment." This is a fundamental right and it is entrenched.

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Foroyaa Receives Information Minister and Delegation

[Foroyaa] The Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, Mr. Demba A. Jawo and delegation, paid a courtesy call on the office of Foroyaa Newspaper situated along Kombo Sillah High way. The minister’s delegation included the Director of I…

[Foroyaa] The Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, Mr. Demba A. Jawo and delegation, paid a courtesy call on the office of Foroyaa Newspaper situated along Kombo Sillah High way. The minister's delegation included the Director of Information Services, Aisha Davis and the deputy Permanent Secretary, Mr. Malick Jones. The visit according to the Minister, is part of the second leg of a tour of media houses he made since he became minister. He informed journalists that his ministry is working hard w

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