Sunday, May 31, 2020

Legal Affairs

Court Acquits Generals Tamba and Mendy

By Nelson Manneh The General Court-Martial Monday 27th May acquitted and discharged Brigadier Generals Umpa Mendy and Ansumana Tamba from a charge of desertion brought...

Court-Martial Finds 6 Soldiers Guilty of Treason

By Kebba Secka The panel of the General Court-Martial in the in case involving 12 soldiers charged with treason, mutiny and 7 other offences have...

CRC Engages National Human Right Commission

By Nelson Manneh The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), on Monday May 20th 2019, engaged the National Human Right Commission on the current Constitutional review...

Justice Minister Boasts of Gambia’s Judicial System

By Momodou Jarju The Attorney General and Minister of Justice of The Gambia, was full of praises to the country’s judicial system while delivering...

Defence to File ‘No Case to Answer’ in NIA 9 Case

By Yankuba Jallow & Nelson Manneh The defense lawyers in the criminal trial of 9 former chiefs of the National Intelligent Agency told the Court...

High Court Quashes District Tribunal’s Decision In ‘Deya’ Community Land Case

By Louise Jobe The Banjul High Court has quashed the Kombo South District Tribunal’s decision in the case involving the Nambara Family of Sanyang Village...

CRC Chairperson Challenges Political Parties to Submit Reports

By Yankuba Jallow Justice Sulayman Jallow, the Chairperson of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), has called on political parties that have not yet submitted their...

ICC Postpones Alfred Yekatoum Confirmation Charges

By Kebba Secka Report reaching this medium disclose that Pre-trial Chamber Two of the International Criminal Court (ICC), last Wednesday May 15th 2019, decided to...

Pa Modou Bojang Claims 15 Million Dalasis Damages Over Faraba Incident

By Yankuba Jallow Pa Modou Bojang, the Chief Executive Officer of the Home Digital FM has instituted a suit against the Gambia Police Force, the...

Alagie Kanyi cross-examined on conversations with Yanks, FJC

By Yankuba Jallow Lawyers Lamin S. Camara and Abdoulie Sisoho Counsels for Fatoumata Jahumpa Ceesay and Yankuba Touray on Monday cross-examined Alagie Kanyi, an erstwhile...

CRC Engages National Human Right Commission

By Nelson Manneh   The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) on Monday the 20th of May 2019 engaged the National Human Right Commission on the current Constitutional...

CRC Continues Engagement With Political Parties

By Yankuba Jallow  The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) on Saturday May 18th 2019, continued their engagement with political parties to hear and receive their comments and...

President Barrow wants cabinet’s input in CRC consultation

President Barrow has urged   the Constitutional Review Commission to consider the cabinet as part of their public consultation. He noted that members of cabinet...

Alagie Kanyi Testifies In Yanks/FJC Trial

By Yankuba Jallow The first prosecution witness Alagie Kanyi on Thursday 16th May 2019 testified in the trial of Yankuba Touray and Fatoumata Jahumpa Ceesay. Yankuba...

PEC Engagement with Enterprises Suffers Setbacks

By: Kebba AF Touray Yesterday’s engagements of the Public Enterprise Committee with the National Agency for Legal Aid (NALA), has suffered setbacks as the enterprise...

CRC Engages Lawmakers

By: Kebba AF Touray The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), held a consultative meeting with the Members of the National Assembly, to discuss and clarify issues...

Validation Of National Forest Investment Plan Underway

By: Kebba AF Touray The Ministry of the Environment and its line departments in collaboration with various stakeholders, have started a two -day validation workshop...

Amnesty International Welcomes Commutation Of 22 Death Sentences To Life Imprisonment

Responding to the news that Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has commuted the death sentences of 22 prisoners to life imprisonment, Marie-Evelyne Petrus Barry, Amnesty...

Government Commutes All Death Sentences To Life Imprisonment

By Yankuba Jallow   Abubacar Tambadou, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice said on Tuesday 7th May 2019 the government of The Gambia is committed to...

Police To Prosecute Three In Alleged Fertilizer Scandal

By Yankuba Jallow Abubacar Tambadou, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice of the Gambia has on Tuesday said they have instructed the Gambia Police...