Sunday, March 24, 2019

Legal Affairs

IN THE NIA 9 CASE: Fatoumata Jawara Continues Her Testimony

By Nelson Manneh Fatoumatta Jawara of the United Democratic Party (UDP) and National Assembly Member for Tallinding Constituency, yesterday February 19th 2019, told the Banjul...

IN THE NIA 9 CASE: Fatoumatta Jawara Continues Testimony

By Nelson Manneh Fatoumatta Jawara of the United Democratic Party (UDP), Yesterday 13th February 2019 continued her testimony before the High Court, to recount her...

AT THE TRRC: ...

By Yankuba Jallow Lamin Waa Juwara, a veteran politician who had served in both the PPP and APRC Governments, has explained before Commissioners of the...

IN THE NIA 9 CASE: Fatoumatta Jawara...

By Nelson Manneh The National Assembly Member for Talinding Constituency and member of the United Democratic Party (UDP), on Tuesday February 12th 2019, began her...

Ousman Sonko to remain in Swiss custody for another six months

By Mustapha Jallow On 7 February, a Swiss court extended the pre-trial detention of the former Gambian Interior Minister under the Jammeh regime. Ousman Sonko,...

GRA Trains Bar Association On ...

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA), has conducted a daylong intensive training for the nations’ legal practitioners, with the ultimate aim of...

Chief Justice Presides Over ‘Call To Bar’ Of 58 Lawyers

By Yankuba Jallow The Chief Justice of the Gambia Hassan B. Jallow, on Monday February 4th 2019, presided over the call to the bar ceremony...

Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona Makes First Appearance Before ICC

Mr. Ngaïssona during his initial appearance before the ICC on 25 January 2019 ©ICC-CPI On 25 January 2019, Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona appeared before Pre-Trial Chamber II...

HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION: Ecowas Court Throws Out Case Of Former...

An ECOWAS Court panel of three judges has dismissed a suit filed by Lt Col. Silas Jock Santoi, retired Nigerian military officer, alleging the...

Chief Justice Presides Over Opening Of 2019 Legal Year

By Yankuba Jallow The Chief Justice of The Gambia Hassan B. Jallow, on Sunday February 3rd 2019 presided over the official opening of the 2019 Legal...

Both Barrow And Bar President Lay Emphasis On Independent Judiciary

By Yankuba Jallow During the ceremony to mark the opening of the legal year yesterday, both President Barrow and the President of the Bar Association...

Fatou Camara Continues Testimony In The Nia 9 Case

By Nelson Manneh Fatou Camara of the United Democratic Party (UDP), the 27th Prosecution Witness in the trial of former Intelligence Chiefs in the former...

104 Communities Engaged by CRC – Justice Jallow Discloses

By Nelson Manneh   Justice Cherno Sulayman Jallow, the Chairperson of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) has disclosed that the Commission has engaged 104 communities in...

Court Rules in Farato Land Dispute

By Louise Jobe The Brikama High Court, has recently dismissed an application by occupants of disputed lands in Farato to agree to hear their appeal...

Law Makers Discuss Law On Freedom Of Assembly

Saturday, 26th January, 2019 Amie Sillah Reporting Parliamentarians and civil society members were engaged in a round table discussion on Saturday, 26th January, 2019 with the...

Caste Scuffle In Koina Leaves ...

By: Lamin Fatty Some people in the so-called ‘freeborn’ community of Koina village, attacked some members of the so called ‘slave’ faction, seriously injuring three...

IN THE NIA 9 CASE: UDP’s Fatou Camara Alleges Torture...

By Nelson Manneh Fatou Camara, a member of the United Democratic Party (UDP), on Tuesday January 29th 2019, told the High Court in Banjul...

Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona Makes First Appearance Before ICC

Ngaïssona during his initial appearance before the ICC on 25 January 2019 ©ICC-CPI  On 25 January 2019, Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona appeared before Pre-Trial Chamber II of...

Human Rights Violation: Ecowas Court Throws Out Case By A Former...

An ECOWAS Court panel of three judges has dismissed a suit filed by Lt Col. Silas Jock Santoi, a retired Nigerian military officer, alleging...

AT THE COURT-MARTIAL: Judgment Set...

By Kebba Secka Following the testimony of the twelfth accused soldier Lance Corporal Alieu Sanneh in the matter of the twelve accused soldiers of the...