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Govt Urged to Release Investigation Report of Sukuta-Salagi Land Dispute

All Africa 24 Jun 2022
The Sukuta- Salagi Unity Association has called on The Gambia government to release the investigation on the Sukuta-Salagi land dispute to ensure all know the outcome of the report ....
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OIC yet to reveal date, hotel for summit

The Point 21 Jun 2022
... Gambia government and EMUGAM. "In terms of the technical drawing, South Africans have been contracted to do the design and they have to come to The Gambia to go through the physical planning, lands, and survey and they have to accept decisions according to the laws of The Gambia.
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TRRC Recommends Repatriation of Exiled ‘Ndigal’ Followers

Foroyaa 17 Jun 2022
‘‘(1) The members of the Ndigal Sect still living in exile in Senegal should be returned to live in Kerr Mot Ali (Gambia) and their properties returned to them. The government should enforce the judgement obtained by members of the Sect in the High Court of The Gambia.
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Top 10 International Travel Destinations for Summer

Hastings Tribune 16 Jun 2022
Whether you want a warm, tropical getaway or a lush European tour, now is the time to invest in self-care and take that vacation you've been planning since before COVID-19 came along ... George ... Bordering the western coast of Africa, this beautiful nation almost surrounds The Gambia, a country that occupies a small strip of land not owned by Senegal ... .
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Every stool, clan or family should have a secretariat to manage their lands – Justice Osei Tutu

Joy Online 29 May 2022
Justice of the High Courts of Ghana and The Gambia, Alexander Osei Tutu has revealed that there are plans in place, under Section 14 of the Land Act, to establish a customary land secretariat ... “This is so that all the details about its land will be provided. The Lands Commission is in the process of getting it in place,” he said.
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Chiefs, families cannot give out land forever – Justice Osei Tutu

Joy Online 29 May 2022
Justice of the High Courts of Ghana and The Gambia, Alexander Osei Tutu, says land titles in Ghana cannot be sold by the state, families, stools or skins to individuals or organizations forever. According to him, the Constitution of Ghana places limitations on the number of years that any of these entities can give out land.
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Justice Osei Tutu’s book is ‘a living and authoritative scholarly work’- Justice Dotse

Ghana News Agency 26 May 2022
The New Land Act (Act 1036) passed in 2020 December is touted as an innovation from the old. The implementation of the progressive features of the Act is expected to enhance the administrative framework of land registration, security, and governance in Ghana ... The author said one provision which delights him was section 12 on land guards.
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Gambia needs a stronger focus on nutrition to improve food security

The Point 18 May 2022
Moreover, since The Gambia is largely dependent on rainfall with only five percent of land under cultivation equipped with irrigation, most rural poor households must face a two-to-four-month lean period during the rainy season, when supplies must be obtained on a cash basis or by barter ... Link of the Gambia Food System profile.
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President Kenyatta says LG Authorities are dispensable leaders in scaling up the role of intermediary cities

The Point 18 May 2022
Gambia Local Government Authorities, led by the President of Gambia Association of Local Government Authorities (GALGA) are participating in the summit in their efforts to create international partnerships for development ... Commenting on the summit, GALGA President and the sitting Chairman of Mansakonko Area Council, Landing B.
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Profile of Gambia’s new VP Badara Alieu Joof

The Point 06 May 2022
Joof began his career as a qualified teacher, teaching English at The Gambia College ... In March 2002, it was reported that he had been transferred to the permanent secretary at the Ministry of Local Government and Lands. He worked as the World Bank Liaison Officer to the Gambia.
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Banjul Muslim Elders  extol Barrow’s leadership

The Point 04 May 2022
The Gambia has enough capacity for electricity and we now turn off some of our generators ... Among other speakers were the Minister of Religious Affairs, Lands and Local Government Musa Drammeh, the Lebanese Imam in the Gambia and the representative of Sheriffs in the country.
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I will not return that land: Info Minister

The Point 28 Apr 2022
Section of the Gambia populace expressed disappointment and further urged the ministers to return the land for better future endeavours ... According to some critiques, allocation of state lands to ministers by the past and present governments indicates how backwards The Gambia is politically.
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Gov’t refutes allegations of assigning portions of Pristine Land to US Embassy in Banjul

The Point 25 Apr 2022
In actuality, Monkey Park is reserved land assigned to the Forestry Department of the Environment and Natural Resources Ministry and only they, can determine what to do or not do with that pristine land. The Gambia Government ... The Gambia Government Spokesperson ....
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Foni Suffers Significant Economic Losses

Foroyaa 25 Apr 2022
We have seen a bullet that has landed but did not explode. We have to inform Gambia soldiers who came and took care of it.” ... The Alkalo of Karunorr said they received assistance that came from the Government of the Gambia, whereby every household was given five thousand, two hundred and fifty dalasi.

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