Gambia: ‘We are not part of it’: APRC says it will play umpire role in ‘Three Years’ row

Hits: 8613Interim leader of opposition APRC Fabakary Tombong Jatta has said his party will play the role of referee in the three years row. President Adama Barrow is facing the biggest threat to his rule so far following the emergence of a political movement that has threatened to force him to step down in December. Operation Three Years Jotna Movement has said it will not allow President Barrow to backtrack on his promise of being in office for only three years. But the president has vowed he will remain in…

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Gambia: PURA Fines Africell D5.5 Million: Suspends sale of SIM cards by third parties

Hits: 2151In a public notice made available to Foroyaa for publication, the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has fined Africell D5,580,000.00 for selling SIM Cards activated at points of sale to subscribers without registering their ID details. The public authority stated that D30,000 was charged for each of the 186 SIM Cards sold to subscribers by Africell. In the same vein, PURA has asked all GSM companies to suspend selling SIM Cards by third parties for the time being. Foroyaa has contacted Africell and PURA for some clarification, but to…

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Gambia: TRRC sends mission to Europe, America

Hits: 2015The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission, TRRC will embark on a tour of the Diaspora this week. Among other things the mission will encourage Gambians in the diaspora who are victims of gross human rights violations from July 1994 to January 2017 to give statements and possibly participate in the public hearings, be it remotely or by travelling to The Gambia. The Mission team will be divided into two groups, with one group visiting four States in the USA while the other group travels to the UK, Sweden and…

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