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2017-05-29 The National Stakeholders Conference On Transitional Programmes and Mechanism
[Foroyaa] The stakeholders conference held by the Minister of Justice gave opportunity to all stakeholders to look into the constitutional, legal, administrative and institutional reforms that could provide an environment conducive for the consolidation of good governance, the rule of law, democracy and human rights.

2017-05-29 Houses in Brikama Demolished
[Foroyaa] The Physical Planning Department on Tuesday, 11 May 2017, around the hours of 4 pm conducted a demolition exercise in Southern Brikama, on the highway leading to Kitty Village. Two Trucks of Police Intervention Unit (PIU) personnel gave protection to officials and workers.

2017-05-29 Conference On Human Rights and Justice Concludes
[Foroyaa] The 2017 National Stakeholders Conference on Justice and Human Rights which lasted for three (3) days, ended on Thursday 25/5/2017.

2017-05-29 Seven Arraigned in Court Following Farato Riot
[Foroyaa] Seven young men were arraigned before the Brikama Magistrates Court on Wednesday 24 May following the riot which took place at Farato on Tuesday 23 May.

2017-05-29 Afrijammoo - Cradle of Humanity Co-Memorate African Liberation Day
[Foroyaa] Afrijammoo joined others in Africa and the world yesterday to celebrate and remember Africa Liberation Day at the Students Monument at West Field Junction.

2017-05-29 Farato Represents Challenges of Democracy - Interior Minister
[The Point] The minister of the interior, Mai Ahmad Fatty, has described the recent protests in Farato as "a realistic portrayal of the challenges Gambia faces as a nation in terms of educating people on what democracy is all about".

2017-05-29 Boy Kills Father's Adopted Child in Crr
[Daily Observer] An eight-year-old boy in one of the villages in the Naimina District of the Central River Region (CRR) has reportedly shot a twelve-year-old girl to death.

2017-05-29 APRC Militants Celebrate Ex-President Jammeh's Birthday
[Daily Observer] APRC militants on Thursday converged in Tallinding to celebrate the 52nd birthday of the former Gambian president His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh.

2017-05-29 Stabaek Sweating Over Keita's Injury
[Foroyaa] Norwegian top tier outfit Valerenga are sweating over the injury of yet-to-be-capped Gambian player Muhamed Keita.

2017-05-29 Women Scorpions Set for Cape Verde Int'l Friendly
[Foroyaa] Press Statement-The Gambia Women's National Team Head Coach Mariama Sowe has called up 36 players in her provisional squad to take on their counterparts from Cape Verde in a friendly match at home scheduled for the 26th August 2017.

2017-05-29 Turo Darboe Gives Over D500,000 to Needy Gambians
[The Point] A prominent Gambian businessman and philanthropist, Momodou Turo Darboe, has presented various cheques amounting to D537,000 to various organizations and institutions in support of needy people.

2017-05-29 MRC Holds Open Day in Bundung
[The Point] MRC Unit-The Gambia organised an open day to provide feedback to the Bundung community on the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine PCV10 and the pregnANX1-2 trials over the weekend.

2017-05-29 Brusubi Upper Basic, Dutch School Launch Business Club
[The Point] Brusubi Upper and Senior Secondary School has launched a business club in partnership with CSG Wessel Gansfort, Groningen Town School of Business in The Netherlands.

2017-05-29 Agriculture Minister Assures Farmers of Timely Provision of Seeds, Fertilizers
[The Point] Hon. Omar A. Jallow, The Gambia's Agriculture Minister, has assured farmers of the timely provision of affordable seeds and fertilizer.

2017-05-29 Watford Chase Omar Colley
[The Point] English premier league side Watford are seeking to make Genk defender Omar Colley their first summer addition after a fine season for the Gambian international.

2017-05-29 Stakeholders Discuss Reform of Gambia's Prison Sector As Deteriorating Prison Condition Resurfaces
[Daily Observer] Stakeholders at the recently concluded National Convergence on Justice and Human Right have discussed The Gambia's deteriorating prison condition existing for the past 22years, thereby calling for the total reform of the sector.

2017-05-29 First Witness Testifies in Alleged House Breaking Trial
[Daily Observer] Ma Fanta Hydara, resident of Brusubi and the complainant in an alleged house breaking trial involving Modou Gaye, Ebrima Mbowe and Omar Sowe, last Monday testified as first prosecution witness before Magistrate Pa Modou Njie at the Bundung Magistrates' Court. The three men are charged on offences of house breaking and stealing.

2017-05-29 Narcotics Officer Testifies in 400 MG Suspected Cocaine Case
[Daily Observer] Ebrima Gassama, a narcotics officer attached at the Senegambia Drug Law Enforcement Office last Tuesday testified as the second prosecution witness in an ongoing drug trial involving Mansour Jallow before Magistrate Pa Modou Njie at the Bundung Magistrates' Court.

2017-05-29 Minister Fatty - We Will Wage War Against Indiscipline, Lawlessness
[Daily Observer] Mai Ahmed Fatty, the minister of the Interior has described the violent act of the recent protest at Farato village in Kombo South District of the West Coast Region as an act of mindless violent meted out to the members of Gambia Police Force in the exercise of their duties.

2017-05-29 Fdnf Holds 7th Motivational Lecture for Science Students
[Daily Observer] The Francis DeGaulle Njie Foundation (FDNF) recently held its 7th annual interactive motivational lecture for professionals in science-related disciplines. The event, which attracted twenty secondary schools, accords various panelists the opportunity to guide students in their intended fields of study, especially science students.

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