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Senegal comes to The Gambia's aid again with electricity crisis

SENELEC, Senegal's national power supplier has agreed to export some of its 200MW surplus power to The Gambia, according to Thierno Alassane Sall, the Senegalese minister for energy. The Gambia needs 150MW for its entire power needs, therefore SENELEC can easily supply that without exhausting its surplus, the rest SENELEC wishes to sell to other neighbouring countries like Mali. 

 

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Daily Observer Possibly Traded Illegally Since It Was Taken From Baba Jobe!

When I briefly took over as MD of the Daily Observer between November 2007 and June 2008, there was a fight between Amadou Samba and myself from day one about the financial situation at the Observer Company. The issues were as follows:-

Gibril Faal’s Audience with Pope Francis on 21 February 2017

On 21 February 2017, Gibril Faal, Interim Director of ADEPT and Director of GK Partners had an audience with His Holiness Pope Francis at the Clementine Hall at the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican. The audience was part of the opening of the Sixth International Forum on Migration and Peace, addressed by the Pope. On 22 February 2017, at the Italian Parliament, Gibril spoke on ‘Innovative Private-Public Practices as Framework for Sustaining the Migration and Development Nexus’.

Secretary General Samba resigned as other APRC stalwarts leaves the party

Reports reaching this paper says that the SG Samba tendered his resignation contrary to GRST reports that he has been fired. The SG is the first high ranking officials of the embattled APRC party as more resignations are expected to the days leading to the inauguration of the new president into office. This paper has reliable information that the SG was leading the resignation of the entire cabinet of Yaya Jammeh as the dictator refuses to honour the will of the Gambian people. 

Kuyateh and others arrested of #Gambiadecides, release and in good health

The arrest Gambians in connection to wearing #GambiaDecided t-shirts have been release yesterday after strong warning of the office of the president elect showing concern and reminding the outgoing president's office of their majority support in the country and to honour human rights of citizens, as it does not want to 'take over a government where the rights of the citizens is not honoured and respected'. 

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