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Eastern Gambia man arrested for murder
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Eastern Gambia man arrested for murder

The police in the administrative city of Basse have arrested a 30-year-old man for the killing of Samba Krubally in the country’s Fulladu district. Saidou Cham allegedly hit Mr. Krubally with a stick on his head killing him on spot. The two had a spat that escalated. The incident happened […]

Turkey pledges to help Gambia’s main referral hospital
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Turkey pledges to help Gambia’s main referral hospital

Following the visit of the Gambian leader Adama Barrow, Turkey has pledged to help renovate and improve the capacity of Gambia’s main referral hospital and provide it with new equipment for better service delivery. Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, Gambia’s main hospital, has a 500-bed capacity but it has recently […]

Water shortage hits eastern Gambia communities
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Water shortage hits eastern Gambia communities

Villages in the Gambia’s provincial district of Niamina are facing acute water shortages, community leaders and residents say, pleading with authorities to come to their rescue. Touba Mourit, a village of at least 1,200 people is hardest hit. The village is left with only one hand pump well. Residents have […]