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GAMBIA: ‘Jammeh victims dying…’ centre warns

The Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations has warned that a number of their members are dying because they are unable to access timely medical attention they urgently need. This warning was relayed to the Barrow government through the minister of Justice during his meeting with the said victims, …

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JONATHAN GOODLUCK SPEAKS ON AMENDED ELECTORAL ACT

A former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has backed the National Assembly for its recent re-ordering of the 2019 general elections as contained in an amendment to the Electoral Act. In a statement by Ike Abonyi, special adviser to the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, he quoted …

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Africell drags MGI Telecoms Ltd to court for $1M

Africell Gambia Ltd’s civil suit against MGI Telecoms Ltd. proceeded yesterday, 15 February, 2018, before Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of High Court in Banjul. Africell Gambia is claiming among others, the sum of one million dollars being damages for interference with contractual relations, namely a consortium agreement made on the 16 …

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ETHIOPIAN GOVERNMENT DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY AFTER PM RESIGNATION

Ethiopian government declares state of emergency again today Thursday February 16, 2018. The House of Peoples’ Representatives approved the measure after discussing the current situation of the country. Law and order in Amhara and Oromo regional states is deteriorating and citizens can’t go about their daily business. People are uprooted, displaced, businesses burned, looted, lives …

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‘Musa Suso’s ‘drug’ conviction was a set-up’

On January 25, the permanent secretary at PMO wrote to Mr Musa Suso of Sukuta appointing him as deputy youth adviser to the president. The appointment generated a storm of criticism with many including former Interior minister Mai Fatty thumbing down the decision. Among the vocal netizens on Gambian social …

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GuptaCourt: Ajay Gupta on the run

A source close to the investigation says Ajay Gupta is on the run. He has failed to present himself to the Hawks as agreed between the Hawks and his lawyer.    He is now considered a fugitive and has bodyguards around him.    Those protecting him could face arrest as …

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