Clash Between Police, Taneneh Villagers Several Arrests Made

[Foroyaa] Incidents of severe clashes took place between the villagers of Taneneh and Police Intervention Unit (PIU) personnel, over the refusal of some people villagers to bury their dead in their cemetery. The clash was so severe that tear gas had to…

[Foroyaa] Incidents of severe clashes took place between the villagers of Taneneh and Police Intervention Unit (PIU) personnel, over the refusal of some people villagers to bury their dead in their cemetery. The clash was so severe that tear gas had to be used to subdue the angry villagers and fortunately, no one was hurt. According to reports, a young villager who belongs to the Christian faith, died and was to be buried in the Christian cemetery; that some people refuse family members of the deceased to bury their

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Migrant Returnees Recount Experiences in Libya

[Foroyaa] Gambians have accounted for about one in 20 migrants arriving in Italy in recent years, making it the country with the highest number of migrants per capita reaching Europe. A total of 2,368 Gambian migrants who were en route to Europe throug…

[Foroyaa] Gambians have accounted for about one in 20 migrants arriving in Italy in recent years, making it the country with the highest number of migrants per capita reaching Europe. A total of 2,368 Gambian migrants who were en route to Europe through Libya, have voluntarily returned home from February 2017 to February 2018, according to International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Rains Expected After Mid-June

[Foroyaa] The 2018 rainy season is expected to start after June 15 in the Eastern Half or Upper and Central River Regions of the country, according to weather forecasters at the department of Water Resources.

[Foroyaa] The 2018 rainy season is expected to start after June 15 in the Eastern Half or Upper and Central River Regions of the country, according to weather forecasters at the department of Water Resources.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

At the ‘Janneh’ Commission – ‘Improper Procedure in GRTS, Sankulay Kunda Projects’ PS Finance

[Foroyaa] Mr. Abdoulie Jallow, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance, yesterday June 6th, agreed with Counsel Anna Njie that the way GRTS and Sankulaykunda loans were facilitated by the Ministry of Finance, was not proper.

[Foroyaa] Mr. Abdoulie Jallow, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance, yesterday June 6th, agreed with Counsel Anna Njie that the way GRTS and Sankulaykunda loans were facilitated by the Ministry of Finance, was not proper.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

In the NIA 8 Case – Court Discharges James Mendy

[Foroyaa] The Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Ebrima Jaiteh, on Wednesday June 6th 2018, discharged James Mendy, the Chief Security Officer of the NIA, on the basis of the violation of his fundamental human rights.

[Foroyaa] The Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Ebrima Jaiteh, on Wednesday June 6th 2018, discharged James Mendy, the Chief Security Officer of the NIA, on the basis of the violation of his fundamental human rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Don’t Publish Pictures of Ex-Soldiers Putting On Uniform – GAF

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Armed Forces has urged the media not to ensure that future publications particularly those on partisan politics and involving former members of the Gambia Armed Forces do not bear any regalia of this institution. This call was made…

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Armed Forces has urged the media not to ensure that future publications particularly those on partisan politics and involving former members of the Gambia Armed Forces do not bear any regalia of this institution. This call was made in a press release it issued yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Who Ordered the Destruction of the Tables At the Serrekunda Market?

[Foroyaa] Everybody in the Serrekunda market is a duty payer. Tables cost money. There should be no destruction of property without the authority of law. It is important for the new council to settle down and create committees to look into the operatio…

[Foroyaa] Everybody in the Serrekunda market is a duty payer. Tables cost money. There should be no destruction of property without the authority of law. It is important for the new council to settle down and create committees to look into the operation and management of markets, garages and so on and so forth.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

In the NIA 9 Trial – Kafu Bayo Continues Testimony

[Foroyaa] Kafu Bayo, the seventeenth prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of nine former senior officers of the NIA, on Wednesday June 6th told the Banjul High Court that they were transported from Mile II to Janjanbureh prisons by the Paramilitary…

[Foroyaa] Kafu Bayo, the seventeenth prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of nine former senior officers of the NIA, on Wednesday June 6th told the Banjul High Court that they were transported from Mile II to Janjanbureh prisons by the Paramilitary. PW17 made this statement whilst under cross-examination by Lawyer S. Fatty for the 4th, 7th and 8th accused persons. The officers in the ongoing criminal trial face charges of murder and conspiracy to murder among others charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Uhuru Adviser Says Rate Cap Tweak Should Cushion SMEs

[Nation] The restrictions on the movement in interest rates should be changed to cater for the different default risks of sectors and also cushion the small and medium enterprises (SMEs), a senior economic adviser to President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.

[Nation] The restrictions on the movement in interest rates should be changed to cater for the different default risks of sectors and also cushion the small and medium enterprises (SMEs), a senior economic adviser to President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya