Latest News for: Gambia land


Fraudster convicted on 9 counts of criminal offences

The Point 03 Aug 2021
She stated that it was important to point out that the ways of proving ownership to land in this jurisdiction had been settled by the Supreme Court of The Gambia in the case of Fatou Badjie & Others versus Joseph Bassen where it was held that proof of ownership to land can be done in any of the five ways.

Njie promises to invest heavily in Sierra Leone

The Patriotic Vanguard 19 Jul 2021
Earlier on Friday I led the delegation from Sierra Leone to a visit to The President of the Republic of The Gambia. The Sierra Leonean Minister of Land, Housing and Country Planning, Mr. Turad Senesie and team are visiting the Gambia to set the stage and strengthen my journey and ...

The Gambia: In need of clean water

Ghana Business News 09 Jul 2021
The two were at The Gambia’s second biggest hospital, Serekunda General Hospital, where the toddler had been diagnosed with diarrhoea ... Our investigation revealed the cascading nature of The Gambia’s water problems ... On 16 January 2020, she landed at Banjul International Airport, The Gambia’s sole airport.

Independent Presidential Candidate Says Security Tops His Agenda

Foroyaa 05 Jul 2021
“Our administration will restructure the Gambia Police Force to reflect two major components. There will be the National Command of the Gambia Police Force and the Regional Command ... The press conference was meant to introduce him as the new presidential candidate under the name of Gambia our Home Land.

Letter from Muhammed Ceesay, Project Manager, Activista/Gambia

Foroyaa 02 Jul 2021
In The Gambia, a recent study by Dr. Nfamara K Dampha (2021) has revealed that the major drivers of loss of land cover and are industrial expansion, real estate development, climate change impacts, and timber extraction ... The Gambia is highly vulnerable to Climate Change.

Gambian president opens embassy in Riyadh

Arab News 29 Jun 2021
Barrow thanked King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman for their invitation “at such a critical time during the COVID-19 pandemic,” and for “allocating land to The Gambia since 1989, in accordance with the Kingdom’s directive that all diplomatic missions relocate to a safer and congenial environment,” the statement added.

BsAC invests more than D29M on Service delivery within first quarter of 2021

The Point 24 Jun 2021
At a meeting with the Gambia Association of Local Government Authorities (GALGA) executive and the secretariat on Tuesday, as ... “GALGA is an association of all the LGAs in The Gambia and has an obligation to respond to their needs when it comes to advocacy and service,” Landing B.

17,345KM ‘backway journey: Kidnap, rape, shipwreck, torture

The Point 18 Jun 2021
At his village in Badibu, North Bank Region of The Gambia, Kiku has some boys over for work and green tea ... We traveled over 250 kilometers through the TransGambia Highway to meet Kalilu in Gerome, located in the Lower Badibou District of the North Bank Region in The Gambia ... It was there I lost contact numbers to my family in The Gambia,” he recalled.

Court says Yakumba, Yusupha Jaiteh have case to answer

The Point 16 Jun 2021
She further posited that the particulars of offence on count one alleged that on or about the 6th day of October, 2020, at Kololi and diverse places, in the Kanifing Municipality of the Republic of The Gambia, she unlawfully assaulted one Ebrima Fadera, a narcotic officer, by holding his neck while he was on due execution of his duties.


Foroyaa 10 Jun 2021
The downpours have affected almost all the areas of the country, with certain areas particularly the Western Region of the Gambia, receiving heavy showers and strong winds ... The Flow at the River Gambia are expected to be above normal flow ... Ø Sow early arable land;. Ø Prioritize high land areas for planting particularly areas along the River Gambia.

NAWEC launches over $23M electricity project, 685 communities to benefit

The Point 07 Jun 2021
The project is co-funded by the WB, EU, EIB as part of The Gambia’s Electricity Restoration and Modernisation Project (GERMP) at a total project costs of US$23,184,685.86 with the contract awarded to TBEA, a Chinese company through a competitive bidding process.

TRRC Ends Public Hearing, 392 Witnesses Testified

Foroyaa 01 Jun 2021
Sise, said on 7 January 2019, eight hundred and seventy-one days ago, they began a unique process of holding live public hearings of the testimonies of the victims as well as those of self-confessed perpetrators of human rights violations and abuses that occurred in The Gambia during the twenty-two-year rule of Yahya Jammeh.

TRRC chair says witnesses before TRRC are mostly victims of atrocities

The Point 31 May 2021
A land of peaceful coexistence! A society imbued with tolerance of the highest order! They could not believe that innocent and ordinary citizens and other nationals found in the territorial jurisdiction of The Gambia, many murdered in cold blood, would be victims of the atrocities narrated.”.

Gambia: Beware of Illegal Land Dealers!

All Africa 08 May 2021
Dispute land continues to be a major problem in The Gambia these days. Land issues have become so serious that most of these disputes end up in our courts ....

Turkish charity gives food aid to needy Gambian families

Anadolu Agency 07 May 2021
The Turkish aid agency has been a partner of the local government authorities in the Gambia and supporting the poor since the opening of its office in 2018 ... Landing Sanneh, the chairman of the Gambia Association of the Local Government Authorities, said ... in the Gambia.”.