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Gambian police attack, detain journalist Yusef Taylor

CPJ 03 Aug 2022
On July 5, police officers blocked Taylor, editor and manager of the privately owned Gainako news website, from reporting about a land dispute in Gambia’s West Coast region, and then arrested him and charged him with obstructing police, according to the journalist, who spoke to ...
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Cameroon Becomes a Go-To Country for Foreign Fishing Vessels

Voa News 31 Jul 2022
Off the coast of West Africa, the Trondheim is a familiar sight ... For the Cameroon-flagged trawlers, this means they can go above the EU limit without having to land their catches in Mauritania. The same goes for Gambia, where industrial fishing vessels flagged to Cameroon may fish for any species outside the 7-mile nautical limit ... The companies ... .
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Tourism Minister Bah meets Gambians in the UK

The Point 21 Jul 2022
Similarly, the lack of Gambian owned cultural community centres in the UK; disputes over land issues in The Gambia; promoting The Gambian brands in the UK; engaging the Gambian community in responsible Tourism and wider cultural promotion were highlighted ... Countering complaints that the “Gambia diaspora is neglected,” Hon.
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Feature: No ordinary irrigation in The Gambia

Foroyaa 12 Jul 2022
Hyenas attacked us on three different occasions,” said Salla Bah, a vegetable farmer in the Central River Region in the north of the Gambia ... There are an additional ten solar-powered water systems for livestock that are in advanced construction in the northern part of the River Gambia, where there is severe land degradation and deforestation.
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GPU Condemns Arbitrary Arrest of Journalist Yusef Taylor

Foroyaa 12 Jul 2022
Global HoMM is involved in a dispute with the Government of The Gambia over a plot of land for which the former has obtained court judgement in its favour, as being the rightful owner of the land on which Government wants to construct a hotel for the 2022 OIC Summit,” the Press Union said in a statement.
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GPU Statement on the Arbitrary Arrest of Journalist Yusef Taylor

Foroyaa 09 Jul 2022
Global HoMM is involved in a dispute with the Government of The Gambia over a plot of land for which the former has obtained court judgements in its favour as being the rightful owner of the land on which the government is said to earmarked for the construction of a hotel for the 2022 OIC Summit.
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GPU condemns arrest of Journalist Yusef Taylor

The Point 08 Jul 2022
Global HoMM is involved in a dispute with the Government of The Gambia over a plot of land for which the former has obtained court judgements in its favour as being the rightful owner of the land on which the government is said to earmark for the construction of a hotel for the 2022 OIC Summit.
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The vestiges of Yayah Jammeh’s misrule: As UNSR calls for protection of defenders at risk

The Point 06 Jul 2022
So, it can be asserted that the progress in political transformation in recent years since the exit of Jammeh has not been of appreciable state of affairs for men and women who function as rights activists - fighting for land, environmental and human rights ... Land Rights issues.
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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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