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2017-07-24 Gambia-Senegal Energy Cooperation to Improve Power Supply
[Govt of the Gambia] The Gambian government has taken a significant step towards improving electricity supply in the country. The Gambian and Senegalese national electricity corporations last week signed a memorandum of understanding that will strengthen energy cooperation between the two countries. Both nations already enjoy an especially close relationship since the coming to office of President Barrow in January this year.

2017-07-24 Justice Minister Welcomes Brother's Withdrawal From NIA 9 Case
[Foroyaa] The attorney general and minister of Justice, Aboubacarr Tambadou, has welcomed the decision of his brother, Sheriff Tambadou, to recuse himself from the prosecution team of the NIA 9 case, amid his involvement in an audio recording scandal that went viral on social media, recently.

2017-07-24 Will the Ministry of the Environment Keep Its Promise Regarding the Bakoteh Dumpsite?
[Foroyaa] The heaps of waste indiscriminately dumped at the Bakoteh Dumpsite are definitely beginning to become an eye sore. The blame game is over. Activists were blamed for keeping the gates of the dumpsite closed and thus leaving the council helpless.

2017-07-24 Minister Tambadou's Resignation Offer Rejected
[Foroyaa] The Director of Press and Public Relations at the Presidency Amie Bojang-Sissoho on Thursday, July 20th said President Adama Barrow has rejected the offer of resignation of the Justice Minister Aboubacarr Tambadou, following a leaked scandalous audio conversation concerning the trial of the alleged killers of UDP Solo Sandeng.

2017-07-24 Lieutenant Jatta, Others Moved to Fajara Barracks
[Foroyaa] Seven members of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) who are currently in detention without trial and are also facing investigations were swapped few weeks ago, a military source told Foroyaa.

2017-07-24 Has Any Minister Ever Tendered His/Her Resignation and Have It Rejected? the Minister of Justice and the President
[Foroyaa] Foroyaa has been investigating whether any minster had ever tendered his/her resignation to the president and had it rejected.

2017-07-24 Gambia to Enter Third-Republic With New Constitution
[Foroyaa] The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Aboubacarr Tambadou, had disclosed to the press that the country will rewrite the 1997 Constitution that will lead the Gambian nation into the third republic.

2017-07-20 Meet the Migrants Under Pressure to Leave Europe
[IRIN] Catania -The Gambia's leader of 22 years, Yahya Jammeh, used to give Gambians good cause for claiming asylum, even if the majority were fleeing poverty rather than persecution.

2017-07-21 Italian Top Club Bids for Gambia Captain Colley
[Foroyaa] Italian club Sampdoria has made their intentions to raid Belgian club Genk for Omar Colley known by making a formal bidding for the Gambia international.

2017-07-21 U.S.$48 Million Project On Crime Prevention Signed
[Foroyaa] The Ministry of Interior with the Centre de Diagnostic et de Recherché en Medecine Moleculaire (CDRMM) one of Africa's leading scientific molecular center in Senegal on Wednesday 19th July signed a Fourty-Eight Million dollar project in revolutionizing the art of fighting crimes in the Gambia at a ceremony held at its office in Bertil Harding Highway.

2017-07-21 Four Soldiers Arrested
[Foroyaa] Information reaching this medium indicates that at least four members of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) were arrested and detained at Fajara Barracks three days ago.

2017-07-21 AG Special Adviser Warns Media Against Hate Speech
[Foroyaa] Hussein Thomasi, Special Adviser to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice has warned media practitioners against using hate speech that has the tendency to undermine the peace and reconciliation process.

2017-07-21 Nelson Mandela Day Commemorated
[Foroyaa] Nelson Mandela, the South African icon who fought relentlessly against apartheid and for democracy in South Africa shall forever be remembered by all peace loving and democratic minded persons all over the world. He was regarded as a statesman by world leaders and the attendance at his funeral showed how much respect he commanded. His bronze at Parliament Square in London in his memory shows how much he was honoured.

2017-07-21 Lawyer Argues Vigorously to Avoid Soldier From Entering Witness Box
[Foroyaa] Barrister Sheriff K Jobe in his no case to answer filed on behalf sergeant Babucarr Njie of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) made strong arguments to prevent the accused from opening his defence in a single count charge of going armed in public.

2017-07-21 Sainey Admits Need to Polish Scoring Boots
[Foroyaa] Former Ports Authority star Sainey Nyassi concedes its requisite for him to start stabbing the chances to the back of the net.

2017-07-20 Govt, Senegalese Laboratory Company Ink Over U.S.$48 Million Project
[Daily Observer] The government of The Gambia on Wednesday signed a project agreement amounting to the tune of $48 million with a Senegalese laboratory company called Diagnostic and Research Centre for Molecular Medicine (CDRMM) based in Dakar.

2017-07-20 Gambia National Chan Team Arrive in Bamako for Chan Qualifiers Against Mali
[The Point] The Gambia National CHAN team on Tuesday 18 July 2017 arrived in Bamako for their crunch 2018 CHAN qualifiers second-leg tie away to Mali on Saturday 22 July 2017 in Bamako. The home-based Scorpions held series of training sessions prior to their Saturday's decisive 2017 CHAN qualifiers second-leg clash with local-based Eagles.

2017-07-19 The Gambia's Post-Election Blues
[Deutsche Welle] Seldom has an election given rise to so much hope on the African continent as the one that placed Adama Barrow at the helm of the Gambia in December of last year. But six months later discontent is on the rise.

2017-07-21 Sanneh Named in Denmark League's Team of the Week
[Foroyaa] Bubcarr Sanneh has been named in team of the week for round one matches in the Denmark Super League. The defender made the cut after scoring the season's first goal as his AC Horsens club down AGF 2-1.

2017-07-20 People's Choice Award Distinguish Gambians
[Daily Observer] The People's Choice Media and Investment Company has on Friday awarded some distinguished Gambians at their annual event held at the Paradise Suites Hotel in Kololi.

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