Friday, December 13, 2019

Legal Affairs

Koina Caste Cases Adjourned Amidst Tight Security

By Lamin Fatty Two cases linked to scuffles and arson attacks between castes in Koina were on Monday 17th June 2019 adjourned till 24th June 2019 in...

CRC Extends Deadline for Submission of Position Papers

As part of efforts to seek the opinions of all Gambians both at home and abroad on the drafting of the new Constitution, the...

At The TRRC: Tearful Witness Details Heinous Mistreatment Meted On Her,...

By Momodou JarjuThe United Democratic Party’s (UDP) Janjanbureh Chairperson Tata Camara, has detailed the inhumane and heinous harassment meted on her and her family...

Has Any Authority Written To Foroyaa To Claim That The Detention...

QUESTION OF THE DAY No we have not received any rebuttal from the police, the courts or the justice ministry. We will be sending reporters...

Dr. Ceesay Says He Was Part Of The UDP Convoy

By Yankuba Jallow Dr. Sheriff Alagie Lamin Ceesay has told the TRRC that he was part of the UDP convoy during the 1996 presidential elections...

United States Supports Gambia’s Efforts to Recover Yahya Jammeh’s Assets

The United States fully supports the Government of The Republic of The Gambia’s investigation into the corruption of former President Yahya Jammeh, and Gambian...

Ex-member of ‘UDP Democracy Truck’ Admits Damaging Vehicle

By Yankuba Jallow While giving testimony before the TRRC, Omar Darboe of the defunct ‘UDP democracy truck’ admitted damaging a truck in Farafenni during the...

State Withdraws Charges Against F.J .C., Yankuba Touray

By Nelson Manneh The criminal charges filed in Court by the State against Fatoumata Jahumpa Ceesay former Speaker of the National Assembly and Yankuba Touray...

TRRC: UDP’s Treasurer Alleges Torture at NIA

By Yankuba JallowAmadou Sanneh, the national treasurer of the United Democratic Party has on Tuesday made a detailed testimony about his treatment at the...

UDP Leader Explains His Hideout During July 22nd Coup

By Yankuba JallowLawyer Abubacar NM Ousainou Darboe, the party leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) has told the TRRC that he went into...

CRC Engages Gambian-Diaspora on Constitution Review Process

By Nelson MannehThe Constitution Review Commission (CRC), on Monday June 10th 2019, engaged the Gambia Conference on Reform and Democracy (GAMCORD), on the current...

Residents of Kerr Mot Hali Continue to Seek Justice from Government

By Yankuba JallowResidents of Kerr Mot Hali still continue to seek justice from the Government of The Gambia.The residents of this community are currently...

TRRC UPDATE: Hearings Resume on Monday, June 10

By Baba Galleh JallowThe TRRC will resume hearings with the opening of its fifth three-week session on Monday June 10. During this sesión, the...

CRC Consults With Key Government Stakeholders

The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), has conducted successful meetings with key stakeholders in the country. The series of stakeholder consultations began on the 12th of May...

Criminal Investigation into Operation of Factory Continues

By Mustapha Jallow Personnel of the Criminal Intelligence Unit (CIU) of the Gambia Police Force are still investigating Infinity New Energy Enterprise, a Chinese factory...

Government Compensates Four Gambian Journalists

The Gambia Government has compensated four Journalists based on the rulings made by the ECOWAS Court. The GPU through a press statement has confirmed...

Lawyer for Ex-NIA DG Withdraws ‘No Case’ Submission

By Nelson Manneh Lawyer Christopher E. Mene, the defence counsel for ex-NIA Director General has on 29th May 2019 withdrew the application for a ‘no case...

More Than 20 Persons From Koina Remanded In Custody

By Lamin FattyMore than twenty persons were yesterday, 28th May 2019, arraigned before the Basse Magistrates Court and subsequently remanded in custody.Their arraignment emanates...

Convicted Soldiers to Appeal against Court-Martial’s Judgment

By Yankuba Jallow8 soldiers who were convicted on Monday, 27th May 2019 on treason and four other criminal offences will appeal against the unanimous...

High Court to Hear ‘No Case Submission’ Today in NIA 9...

By Yankuba JallowThe Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara will today hear the ‘no case submission’ by Lawyers EE Chime and...