Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Legal Affairs

GAA President Warns of Occupying National Assembly if Disability Bill is...

By: Kebba AF Touray Musa Kandeh, the President of the Gambia Amputee Association (GAA), has warned that they will occupy the National Assembly if Parliamentarians...

Court Sentences Brikama Imams After They Pleaded Guilty to Violating Ban...

By Mustapha Jallow Two imams who were arrested by state security agents on 17 April 2020, for violating the government’s restriction on congregational prayers, have...

The Emergency Powers Regulations

PART TWO The President proclaimed a state of emergency on 26th March 2020 and subsequently under the Emergency Powers Act he made several regulations known...

Police Press Charges against Beekeeper, women gardeners for fighting

By Louise Jobe The Police have pressed charges against a beekeeper and several women gardeners after they fought on Thursday in Banjulunding. The incident occurred on...

Police Grant Bail to 5 Suspects Who Stole Several Gallons of...

By Mustapha Jallow The Gambia Police Force has on Wednesday granted bail to five suspects who were arrested by Police for allegedly stealing gallons of...

The Emergency Powers Regulations

PART Three The President proclaimed a state of emergency on 26th March 2020 and subsequently under the Emergency Powers Act he made several regulations known as...

Gambian Authorities Release Vessel After Crew Paid Fine of D500, 000

By Mustapha Jallow Dr. Bamba A.M Banja, the Permanent Secretary at the Department of Fisheries, has on Tuesday told Foroyaa that a vessel that was...

GAF Confirms Arrest of Soldier Accused of Drug Trafficking

By Mustapha Jallow Military Police have on Monday arrested and detained a State Guard staff, who allegedly opened fire in the air after he was...

Father working on securing bail for son, who shot a friend

By Mustapha Jallow Ebrima Badjie, whose son recently shot someone in Lamin, on Monday told Foroyaa that he was working tirelessly to secure bail for...

GAF Releases Two Soldiers

By Mustapha Jallow The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) has on Monday confirmed the release of two soldiers, who were arrested after fuel coupons worth over...

EMERGENCY POWERS ACT CAP. 17:04 VOL. 4 LAWS OF THE GAMBIA

RESTRICTIONS ON PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION EMERGENCY POWERS REGULATIONS, 2020 IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred on the president by section 3 of the Emergency powers Act, these...

Yankuba Touray’s Lawyer Threatens to Withdraw from Koro Ceesay’s Murder Trial

By Yankuba Jallow Lawyer representing former AFPRC Junta Minister Yankuba Touray, who is charged with the murder of a former finance minister Ousman Koro Ceesay,...

Courts to resume sittings soon

By Yankuba Jallow A spokesperson for Gambia’s judiciary said consultations are on to see how best the courts can resume without compromising the health and...

Soldier escapes arrest after found with suspected drug

By Mustapha Jallow A member of The Gambia Armed Forces is reported to have escaped from arrest after he was allegedly found with suspected Cannabis...

TRRC submits interim report to Government, apologises for the delay

By Yankuba Jallow As required by their Act, the Truth Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC) has on Wednesday, 29th of April, submitted their interim report...

GAF Detains a Military Police after a 17 year old boy...

By Mustapha Jallow A military police and a civilian have been taken into custody after a 17-year-old boy was shot on his right arm last...

Gambia Navy Intercepts Fishing Vessel

By Mustapha Jallow Dr. Bamba A.M Banja, the Permanent Secretary at the department of Fisheries, has on Monday, confirmed that a fishing vessel was intercepted...

Kombo North District Tribunal – a place where it is forbidden...

Yankuba Jallow Chief Momodou L.K. Bojang has forbidden litigants from taking the oath before his District Tribunal for reasons best known to him. Whenever one is...

Police Release Imam on Bail after Detaining Him Overnight at a...

By Mustapha Jallow Gambian Police on Saturday released an Imam, who was detained overnight at a Police Station after he was arrested for attempting to...

Police Detain Jimpex Imam His Wife Says She Spoke to...

By Mustapha Jallow Gambian Police on Friday arrested and detained the imam of Jimpex for attempting to lead congregational prayers at the aforesaid mosque. Imam Yankuba...