The talk of Gambia becoming an economic superpower is now becoming clear to many to be a mere joke as the economic situation of the country continues to worsen and poverty intensifies. Preliminary figures according to the IMF report shows a Continue reading
The IMF has warned that major policy slippages by the Gambia Government have led to worsening economic outlook considerably, especially since budget support from donors will not be forthcoming. It warned that the recent policy slippages are threatening near and medium term growth prospects and therefore called for strong corrective measures to address the growing macroeconomic imbalances and bring policies back on track. They recommend the restoration of the flexible exchange rate. Continue reading
By Rohey Jadama
Lawyers representing Mr. Ebrima Jawara, the Permanent Secretary and four other staff of the Rural Finance Project under the ministry of Agriculture standing trial at the High Court in Banjul yesterday 22nd September urged the court to exercise its discretion judicially and judiciously and grant bail to the accused persons.
The other defendants include Dr. Alasan Bah, , Sulayman Manneh, Lamin Fatajo and Momodou Lamin Mass.
Moving the bail application before justice Muhammed Dan Azumi Balarabe, Ida Drammeh counsel for Mr. Jawara told the Continue reading
The judgment on the trial of Mr. Momodou Sabally erstwhile Minister for Presidential Affairs and Secretary General and head of civil service before Justice Emmanuel Amadi was deferred yesterday 22nd September, 2015, as the judge did not sit.
The defendant, his family members and the defence lawyer were seen leaving the court premises. When the lawyer was approached he told reporters that the judgment was deferred to next week Tuesday 29th September. Continue reading
Today, 22 September 2015, three Judges of the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC), specifically appointed by the Appeals Chamber, reviewed Mr Thomas Lubanga Dyilo’s sentence. Presiding Judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi, Judge Howard Morrison and Judge Piotr Hofmański unanimously decided that it is not appropriate to reduce Mr Lubanga’s sentence at Continue reading