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President Barrow appoints four new ministers
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President Barrow appoints four new ministers

He is facing controversy over one appoint but Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has named four new senior officials of his administration. The West African nation’s new leader named Claudelia Cole as Minister of Basic and Secondary Education, Demba Jawo as Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Bai Lamin Jobe as […]

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh leaves a polling station with his wife Zineb during the presidential election in Banjul, Gambia, December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon
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Exiled Gambian leader stole D2B from pensioners

Gambia’s ousted President Yahya Jammeh stole D2 billion ($50 million) from pensioners fund through the social security administration, authorities in the impoverished nation said. “The Jammeh APRC administration has dipped its long arm into the worker’s pension funds through rampant executive directives to the management of SSHFC,” Finance Minister Amadou […]

Gambia police nabs former head of notorious spy agency
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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 […]