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Gambia police nabs former head of notorious spy agency
Justice & Rights

Gambia police nabs former head of notorious spy agency

Gambian police have arrested Yankuba Badjie, the former director of National Intelligence Agency, an institution accused of enforced disappearances and killings under former President Yahya Jammeh. “We have arrested Yankuba Barjie former director of NIA and Sheikh Omar Jagne director of operations. Investigations are ongoing,” Foday Conta, spokesperson of Gambia […]

Gambia has D1.04B of court restitutions to pay
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Gambia has D1.04B of court restitutions to pay

The Jammeh administration has left the Barrow government with at least D1.04 billion ($26 million) in court awarded damages for human right abuses to illegal termination of contracts. Experts said this amount can build 75% of feeder roads in Gambia. The legal cases were the damages awarded by ECOWAS Court […]