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Police chief vows to crackdown on drunk driving
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Police chief vows to crackdown on drunk driving

Gambia’s police chief, Landing Kinteh has vowed to crackdown on drunk driving after several accidents were reported in the Senegambia area. Last month at least three drivers were involved in accidents blamed on drivers that were driving under the influence on the Kombo Coastal Road. Police Chief Kinteh said the […]

Gambia suspends issuing permit for tinted glasses
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Gambia suspends issuing permit for tinted glasses

Gambia’s homeland security department on Monday suspended the issuance of permits for private citizens to use tinted glass windows on their vehicles. The suspension targets non-factory tinted windows and those that have factory tinted windows will pay D2,000 dalasis ($50 dollars) annually. The police has vowed to crackdown on those […]

Barrow warns against celebrating coup that ousted Jawara
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Barrow warns against celebrating coup that ousted Jawara

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has strongly warned against the celebrations of the coup that brought Yahya Jammeh to power by supporters of the ex-autocratic ruler, stating strongly that “democracy cannot celebrate autocracy.” Jammeh took power in the West African country in 1994 by overthrowing the country’s first post-colonial leader, Sir […]

Jammeh is gone but his setsetal is back
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Jammeh is gone but his setsetal is back

Gone with former President Yahya Jammeh was his monthly cleaning exercise that all citizens must take part in or face arrest. The general cleaning exercise is back without the threat of arrest but some key elements of Jammeh’s rules remain. According to Sheikh Sanyang of the National Environment Agency the […]

Former Gambia governor disassociates GDC
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Former Gambia governor disassociates GDC

Ganyie Touray, a former Governor has refuted reports that he is the desk officer of the opposition GDC party in the Central River Region. Touray had offered to help the young party to select candidates for the parliamentary elections and recently declined an offer to be an advisor. “I am […]