Court Sentences Man Guilty of Stabbing With Broken Bottle

[Daily Observer] Saikou Touray, a man who was charged and tried by the Brikama Magistrate’s Court with causing actual body harm on Lamin Demba at Siffoe village has been sentenced to one year and 3 months imprisonment and a fine of D10, 000 as compensa…

[Daily Observer] Saikou Touray, a man who was charged and tried by the Brikama Magistrate's Court with causing actual body harm on Lamin Demba at Siffoe village has been sentenced to one year and 3 months imprisonment and a fine of D10, 000 as compensation to the complainant.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Amie Bojang – Abuses Committed During Past 22 Years Will Be Dealt With

[Daily Observer] All the abuses that were committed in The Gambia during the 22 years regime of Gambia’s former President Yahya Jammeh will be accordingly dealt with by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Amie Bojang-Sissoho, director of Press and…

[Daily Observer] All the abuses that were committed in The Gambia during the 22 years regime of Gambia's former President Yahya Jammeh will be accordingly dealt with by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Amie Bojang-Sissoho, director of Press and Public Relations at State House told journalists.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

GFF EMC On Tomorrow’s Chan Qualifier At the Stadium

[Daily Observer] The Chairman of the Events Management Committee (EMC) Mr. Willy Abraham Wednesday informed the press that the newly created sub committee convened by the GFF Executive is mandated to organize match finals and international home matches…

[Daily Observer] The Chairman of the Events Management Committee (EMC) Mr. Willy Abraham Wednesday informed the press that the newly created sub committee convened by the GFF Executive is mandated to organize match finals and international home matches for The Gambia Football Federation. "This is a committee put in place by the GFF and ahead of this match on Saturday, we are working every day round the clock to put up relevant logistics. We want to make things better and organize professionally."

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

A2 Nominated in Linkage Award for ‘Africa Best Dancehall Artiste’

[Daily Observer] A2 widely known as Capsi D Fulani King, one of The Gambia’s finest dancehall artistes has been nominated for the ‘Africa best dancehall artiste’ category in the Linkage Award held in the United States of America.

[Daily Observer] A2 widely known as Capsi D Fulani King, one of The Gambia's finest dancehall artistes has been nominated for the 'Africa best dancehall artiste' category in the Linkage Award held in the United States of America.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Liberian President Appointed Member of AU Panel of Wise

[Daily Observer] The African Union (AU) Assembly recently appointed Liberian president and erstwhile chairperson of the authority of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as a member of its Panel of the Wise in charge of the we…

[Daily Observer] The African Union (AU) Assembly recently appointed Liberian president and erstwhile chairperson of the authority of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as a member of its Panel of the Wise in charge of the western region of the continental body.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Prosecution Is Confused On What to Do Counsel Says in Soldier Njie Pistol Trial

[Daily Observer] Sherriff Kumba Jobe, defence lawyer of Babucarr Njie, the soldier who was allegedly found with a Helwan pistol at the King Fahad Mosque in Banjul where President Barrow was attending a congregational Friday prayer, yesterday told the B…

[Daily Observer] Sherriff Kumba Jobe, defence lawyer of Babucarr Njie, the soldier who was allegedly found with a Helwan pistol at the King Fahad Mosque in Banjul where President Barrow was attending a congregational Friday prayer, yesterday told the Banjul Magistrates' Court that the prosecution was confused in the case on what to do.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

GPU Orients 3rd Batch of Students

[Daily Observer] The Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Wednesday oriented 22 students for certificate programme at its School of Journalism at an orientation ceremony held at The Gambia Press Union office in Bakau.

[Daily Observer] The Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Wednesday oriented 22 students for certificate programme at its School of Journalism at an orientation ceremony held at The Gambia Press Union office in Bakau.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

D-Day for Submissions On Secret Ballot

[News24Wire] Political parties and MPs had until Friday to submit reasons for and against the use of a secret ballot to Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

[News24Wire] Political parties and MPs had until Friday to submit reasons for and against the use of a secret ballot to Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Diplomats Raise Red Flag Over Debt Clearance Plan

[Zimbabwe Independent] British diplomats in Harare have privately expressed serious concerns over Zimbabwe’s plans to mortgage gold reserves to guarantee a syndicated long-term loan arranged by the African Export and Import Bank (Afreximbank) to clear …

[Zimbabwe Independent] British diplomats in Harare have privately expressed serious concerns over Zimbabwe's plans to mortgage gold reserves to guarantee a syndicated long-term loan arranged by the African Export and Import Bank (Afreximbank) to clear its US$1,161 billion arrears to the World Bank, diplomatic sources have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chemical Companies Fined R37 Million for Cartel Conduct

[SAnews.gov.za] Two companies involved in the manufacturing and supply of key chemical input materials used to make detergents, cosmetics and toiletries have agreed to pay fines after admitting to price fixing and dividing markets.

[SAnews.gov.za] Two companies involved in the manufacturing and supply of key chemical input materials used to make detergents, cosmetics and toiletries have agreed to pay fines after admitting to price fixing and dividing markets.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa