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Gambian man faces murder charges in New Zealand
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Gambian man faces murder charges in New Zealand

A jury has been impaneled in New Zealand in the trial of a Gambian man accused of murdering Christchurch sex worker Renee Larissa Duckmanton. Sainey Marong, a 33-year-old butcher from the Christchurch suburb of Ilam who is originally from The Gambia, denies murdering Duckmanton whose burned body was found on […]

Company battling corruption accusation wins bid to print Gambia’s national documents
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Company battling corruption accusation wins bid to print Gambia’s national documents

Semlex, a Belgian-own company battling corruption allegations in many African countries, has won the bid to make Gambia’s identification cards and passports. Semlex made the bidding with the Gambian-own Prestine company whose contract with Gambia government reportedly expired in 2004. Gambia’s Justice Minister Abubakar Tambadou told journalists on Wednesday that […]

Much ado about nothing in Barrow’s youth movement
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Much ado about nothing in Barrow’s youth movement

A youth movement backing Gambia’s President Adama Barrow is facing internal power struggles, forcing the organization’s leader to step aside. Ndey Fatima Jammeh resigned last week accusing some senior members of the youth movement of being self-centered and driving an agenda contrary to the idea that brought them together. Jammeh […]