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Separation Of Powers Is The Road To Accountability And Good GovernanceThe Courts And The National Assembly

Foroyaa 05 May 2021
... expend the money without the approval of the National Assembly ... (iii) the payment, issue or withdrawal from the Consolidated Revenue Fund or any other public fund of The Gambia of moneys not charged thereon or any increase in the amount of such payment, issue or withdrawal; or.
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BCC Mayoress: IEC should never be funded by private institutions

The Point 05 May 2021
She added that the government of The Gambia should fully fund IEC for the upcoming presidential elections because that money belongs to every Gambian as it is coming from the tax payers. She, however, outlined international bodies like UN are exceptional but private entity could encourage bias ... ....
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Bissau Guinean in Police Custody For Allegedly Giving False Information to Police

Foroyaa 03 May 2021
The police said preliminary investigations revealed that the complainant did not pass through any of the official borders in The Gambia as alleged ... The stolen money has been entrusted to someone in The Gambia (name withheld). Police investigators are making efforts to recover the stolen money.
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Untold stories of women affected by covid19 in tourism

The Point 30 Apr 2021
She urged the government to help them with at least a little amount of money to help them revive their petty business and help themselves and their children. According to the Gambia Tourism Board, tourism contributes more than 20 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ... The Gambia recorded its first covid-19 case in March 2020.
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Gov’t clarifies $200,000 OIC funded legal fees for local team leading the case against Myanmar

The Point 21 Apr 2021
For the records, The Government of The Gambia wishes to clarify that the case at the ICJ is being jointly prosecuted by the Washington-based law firm ... Also, contrary to allegations that the money was donated by Bangladesh to The Gambia, neither Bangladesh nor any other country donated money with regard to this case.
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Gambia Government Clarifies Payment of $200,000 to Gambian Lawyers Representing Gambia in Genocide Case against Myanmar

Foroyaa 21 Apr 2021
For the records, The Government of The Gambia wishes to clarify that the case at the ICJ is being jointly prosecuted by the Washington-based law firm ... Also, contrary to allegations that the money was donated by Bangladesh to The Gambia, the government said neither Bangladesh nor any other country donated money with regard to this case.
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COVID-19 deprives families of nutritious meals

Reliefweb 19 Apr 2021
The 51-year-old, lives with her husband and their 10 children in Banjul, the capital of Gambia, a country of 2.1 million people ... Rice is the staple food in Gambia, and like so many other’s Fatou’s family depend on it. When there is no money to cook stew or soup to eat with the rice, they make rice porridge, add sugar and milk to it.
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Over Hundred Senegalese Secretly Leave Batokunku for Sanyang

Foroyaa 06 Apr 2021
The officer alleged that an amount of D2 million was disposed to the displaced persons few weeks ago by the Senegalese Fisheries Minister, who was on a mission to Gambia. The officer explained that when the displaced persons shared the money among themselves, they started leaving Batokunku for their homes in Sanyang.
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Profiting from COVID-19: Test results for sale in The Gambia

Ghana Business News 02 Apr 2021
Lamin Sanneh collects money after handing over negative COVID-19 result. The Gambia, like all other countries of the world, has been hit by the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic ... “If it is Westerners, I charge a lot of money ... Even if you ask the person, he will tell you I did not charge him money, between me and Allah.
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Smart Business Group CEO Challenges Gov’t to prioritize Local Contractors

Foroyaa 12 Mar 2021
Omar Njie, has called on the Government of The Gambia to consider giving priorities to local contractors. Speaking recently in an interview with journalists at his office along Kairaba Avenue, Njie said giving contracts to international contractors makes the country to lose a lot of money.
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Gambia torpedoing deportations of its nationals from Germany

Free West Media 27 Feb 2021
Gambia is torpedoing Germany's repatriation efforts at various levels ... Gambia is particularly dependent on the money sent by emigrants as these transactions represent around 15 percent of annual economic output. For Gambia specialist Yorck Wurms, these payments are one of the main reasons the country is so reluctant to take back its nationals.
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Giaba Round of Mutual Evaluation Training Starts

All Africa 18 Feb 2021
The Inter-Governmental Action against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) on Monday began a five-day forum for Gambia's 2nd Round of Mutual Pre-Assessment at a local hotel in Senegambia ....
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Gambia: Stakeholders On AML/CFT Regime Undergoing Training On Assessment Process

All Africa 17 Feb 2021
Stakeholders on The Gambia's Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing (AML/CFT) regime are undergoing training on assessment process ....
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China is doubling down on non-green energy

Albuquerque Journal 11 Jan 2021
Aside from larger developing countries such as Brazil and India, Chinese money has also reached poorer countries such as Chad, Bangladesh and Gambia ... With 10,088MW of power projects made possible with Chinese money, the United Kingdom is the sixth largest recipient ... the money back.
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