‘MGI-Swiss Paid Gamtel $500,000 While Outstanding Balance Is $1,000,000’

[Foroyaa] Gamtel’s Director of Finance, Mr. Banding Sillah, yesterday revealed to the ‘Janneh’ Commision that MGI-Swiss paid the National telecom company, Gamtel, the sum of $500,000 but there is a remaining balance of $1,000,000 from 2015-2016 respect…

[Foroyaa] Gamtel's Director of Finance, Mr. Banding Sillah, yesterday revealed to the 'Janneh' Commision that MGI-Swiss paid the National telecom company, Gamtel, the sum of $500,000 but there is a remaining balance of $1,000,000 from 2015-2016 respectively.

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Former Westwood Official Testifies At ‘Janneh’ Commission

[Foroyaa] Mr. Anthony Panetta, former administrator of Westwood Company, was yesterday was taken to task by the ‘Janneh’ Commission as he was compelled to produce numerous documents relating to the said Company.

[Foroyaa] Mr. Anthony Panetta, former administrator of Westwood Company, was yesterday was taken to task by the 'Janneh' Commission as he was compelled to produce numerous documents relating to the said Company.

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In the NIA 9 Trial – SIS Deputy Director of Internal Security Continues Testimony

[Foroyaa] 28 February 2018 – Mr. Samba, the eleventh prosecution witness (PW11) and the Deputy Director of internal Security at the State Intelligence Services (SIS) formerly NIA, yesterday 26thFebruary 2018, continued with his testimony in the trial o…

[Foroyaa] 28 February 2018 - Mr. Samba, the eleventh prosecution witness (PW11) and the Deputy Director of internal Security at the State Intelligence Services (SIS) formerly NIA, yesterday 26thFebruary 2018, continued with his testimony in the trial of former officials of NIA. The accused persons are: Yankuba Badjie, Louis Gomez, former Deputy Director, Saikou Omar Jeng, former director of Operations, Haruna Susso, Yusupha Jammeh, Tamba Masireh, Lamin Darboe and Baboucarr Sallah, and Lamin Lang Sanyang.

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‘Investigation Still Ongoing On the Two Generals’ – Gaf Spokesman

[Foroyaa] Since their return from Equatorial Guinea on Sunday 21st January 2018, Brigadier General Ansumana Tamba and Brigadier General Umpa Mendy, have been put under detention without court appearance or access to a Lawyer.

[Foroyaa] Since their return from Equatorial Guinea on Sunday 21st January 2018, Brigadier General Ansumana Tamba and Brigadier General Umpa Mendy, have been put under detention without court appearance or access to a Lawyer.

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Was a Coalition Necessary to Effect Regime Change?

[Foroyaa] The answer is in the negative. Section 25 of the Constitution guarantees freedom of political association as a right. Section 100 Subsection (2)(a) of the Constitution adds:

[Foroyaa] The answer is in the negative. Section 25 of the Constitution guarantees freedom of political association as a right. Section 100 Subsection (2)(a) of the Constitution adds:

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At the Court Martial – ‘Whatsapp Group Was Created to Overthrow Government’ PW11

[Foroyaa] 28 February 2018 – The eleventh prosecution witness Sulayman Gaye, yesterday told the Court-Martial that the ‘Whatsapp’ group was created after the political impasse, to overthrow the current Government of the Gambia; that Sergeant Yusupha Ja…

[Foroyaa] 28 February 2018 - The eleventh prosecution witness Sulayman Gaye, yesterday told the Court-Martial that the 'Whatsapp' group was created after the political impasse, to overthrow the current Government of the Gambia; that Sergeant Yusupha Jammeh was assigned to recruit or add soldiers into the group, under the instructions of Lieutenant Yaya Jammeh, the second accused person. In his statement before the Court-Martial, the witness said the soldiers that were supposed to be added in the group, will range fr

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Gen. Saul Badjie’s Wife Faces Charges of Theft

[Foroyaa] Isha Jallow, the wife of General Saul Badjie, former Commander of the Republican Guards who fled with the former president to Equitorial Guinea, was yesterday arraigned before the Social Security Tribunal in Brusubi, presided over by Magistra…

[Foroyaa] Isha Jallow, the wife of General Saul Badjie, former Commander of the Republican Guards who fled with the former president to Equitorial Guinea, was yesterday arraigned before the Social Security Tribunal in Brusubi, presided over by Magistrate Omar Jabang.

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Primaries – the New Trend

[Foroyaa] In the past, it was common for a political party to select a candidate for a constituency or ward without the consent of the supporters of the party in that ward or constituency. But there is a growing tendency to hold primaries to select par…

[Foroyaa] In the past, it was common for a political party to select a candidate for a constituency or ward without the consent of the supporters of the party in that ward or constituency. But there is a growing tendency to hold primaries to select party candidates where more than one aspirant shows interest to become a party candidate. There is growing demand by party members for them to do the selection of their candidates rather than by the top echelon. In fact petitions have been filed and re-runs have been sche

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