Court Grants D60, 000 Bail to Alleged 1KG, 900G Suspected Cannabis Dealer

[Daily Observer] Magistrate A. Sallah of the Brikama Magistrates’ Court last week granted D60, 000 bail to one Yaya Cham who is defending himself in a charge of being in possession with 1kg and 900g of suspected cannabis, a prohibited drug.

[Daily Observer] Magistrate A. Sallah of the Brikama Magistrates' Court last week granted D60, 000 bail to one Yaya Cham who is defending himself in a charge of being in possession with 1kg and 900g of suspected cannabis, a prohibited drug.

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Narcotics Officer Says Suspected Cannabis Was Found in a Black Bag

[Daily Observer] A narcotics officer who testified in a an alleged suspected drug trial at the Bundung Magistrates’ Court last Tuesday said during their search of a house at Tanji, they found suspected cannabis in a black bag and in another multi-colou…

[Daily Observer] A narcotics officer who testified in a an alleged suspected drug trial at the Bundung Magistrates' Court last Tuesday said during their search of a house at Tanji, they found suspected cannabis in a black bag and in another multi-coloured nylon bag that was found on the ceiling of the accused person's house.

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YPM Board Chairperson Inspires Young Talents

[Daily Observer] The chairperson of Board of Directors of Young People in the Media (YPM), Lamin Manga, who doubles as Russian consulate to The Gambia, recently inspired young talents at the recent celebrations marking International Children’s Day of B…

[Daily Observer] The chairperson of Board of Directors of Young People in the Media (YPM), Lamin Manga, who doubles as Russian consulate to The Gambia, recently inspired young talents at the recent celebrations marking International Children's Day of Broadcasting.

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Togolese President Is New Ecowas Authority of Heads of State, Govt.

[Daily Observer] The Togolese President, Faure Gnassingbé, has been elected by his West African peers to preside over the destiny of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, for a one year term, in replacement of the Liberian President, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who steered the affairs of the organisation for twelve months.

[Daily Observer] The Togolese President, Faure Gnassingbé, has been elected by his West African peers to preside over the destiny of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, for a one year term, in replacement of the Liberian President, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who steered the affairs of the organisation for twelve months.

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NLTP Boosts Village Health Workers in Nbr

[Daily Observer] The Regional Health Director in the North Bank Region recently distributed 114 bicycles to village health workers in the area. The bicycles, donated by the National Leprosy and Tuberculosis Control Programme (NLTP) with funding from Gl…

[Daily Observer] The Regional Health Director in the North Bank Region recently distributed 114 bicycles to village health workers in the area. The bicycles, donated by the National Leprosy and Tuberculosis Control Programme (NLTP) with funding from Global Fund, were meant to ease the mobility needs of village health workers, thereby strengthening primary health care services in the country.

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Defunct GNTCA Has No Mandate to Represent Drivers Says GTAFIWU President

[Daily Observer] As the Transport Union’s leadership crisis continues, the president of The Gambia Transport Agriculture Food Industry and Workers Union (GTAFIWU), Mustapha Jobe, has accused the defunct executive members of the Gambia National Transpor…

[Daily Observer] As the Transport Union's leadership crisis continues, the president of The Gambia Transport Agriculture Food Industry and Workers Union (GTAFIWU), Mustapha Jobe, has accused the defunct executive members of the Gambia National Transport Control Association (GNTCA) headed by Mumini Sey of embezzling drivers' monies.

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Halifa Says Kanilai Problem Now International Issue As Death Occurs

[Daily Observer] The party leader of the People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) stated that it was very clear that death had occurred, and that when a death occurs, the matter is no longer a Kanilai, political or nation…

[Daily Observer] The party leader of the People's Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) stated that it was very clear that death had occurred, and that when a death occurs, the matter is no longer a Kanilai, political or national issue but an international issue, saying it is an issue of humanity.

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