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GAF Suspends Brig. Gen. Martin

GAF Suspends Brig. Gen. Martin

June 23, 2019 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

The inspector general of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), Brigadier General Alagie Martin, who goes by his sobriquet in the army as Lagos has been suspended. An army source said that Brig. Gen. Martin was suspended even before his appearance at the TRRC. His suspension came after his name hadRead More

Gambia’s 1st Soldier Trained At War College Set For Return

Gambia’s 1st Soldier Trained At War College Set For Return

June 23, 2019 at 11:29 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie The first ever Gambian soldier to undergo training at an Army War College of the National Defence University in Istanbul, Turkey War College has defended his thesis and is making preparations for a return to serve his nation. From Jiffarong in Western Kiang, Captain Lamin Njie, whoRead More

Windstorm kills three in URR

Windstorm kills three in URR

June 19, 2019 at 11:40 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie At least three people have been reported dead after aheavy windstorm struck in the country’s farthest region ofUpper River Region (URR). It also displaces more than1247. Fifty-six others have been reported injured in both URR and Central River Region (CRR).   The people reported dead were fromRead More

Defence to reply on points of law in Yankuba Badjie & co trial

Defence to reply on points of law in Yankuba Badjie & co trial

June 18, 2019 at 1:52 am 0 comments

By Dawda Faye Defence Counsel Kennedy, who is representing Sheikh Omar Jeng in the case involving Yankuba Badjie and other former NIA officials, is expected to reply on points of law before Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the High Court in Banjul. This followed a no-case submission he filed on behalfRead More

Gambian-Norwegian Feminist Establishes a Charity for Disadvantaged Women and Girls in The Gambia

Gambian-Norwegian Feminist Establishes a Charity for Disadvantaged Women and Girls in The Gambia

June 14, 2019 at 11:23 pm 0 comments

By Sarata Jabbi A Gambian lady based in Norway is in the advanced stage of the process of establishing a refuge for victims of abuse and gender-based violence in The Gambia. Ms. Maimuna Sey, who granted Info Digest Network (IDN) an exclusive interview recently, speaks about her passion for theRead More