Did the National Assembly make an error by voting by show of hands? adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Did the National Assembly make an error by voting by show of hands?

Did the National Assembly make an error by voting by show of hands? When the motion was made for sittings to be suspended until the Vice President could appear to represent the President, voting by ‘aye’ and ‘no’ did not provide a clear winner. The Assembly then proceeded to vote by show of hands. Some members however refused to raise their hands. When approached by Foroyaa they referred the reporter to Standing Order 46: (1)       At the conclusion of a debate, the question shall be put by the Speaker and the…

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the passing away of the First President of the Republic of the Gambia adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

the passing away of the First President of the Republic of the Gambia

By Kaw Yerro: It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing away of the First President of the Republic of the Gambia Alh Sir Dawda K Jawara. The late sir Dawda took the country to independence in 1965 from the British colony. He died at the age of 95, survived with wife and children. The former President last appearance on public dormain was recently when he visited the national assembly to offer prayers to the nation. May his soul tin peace.

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GAF urge Gambians to be patient with Ecomig adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

GAF urge Gambians to be patient with Ecomig

By Omar Bah Lamin Sanyang, the PRO of the Gambia Armed Forces has called on Gambians to be patient with the West African troops, Ecomig, after a survey conducted by Afrobarometer suggested that at least one million Gambians think that the regional forces who were deployed to the country to uphold the 2016 election results should leave. “I think the Gambian people should be patient with Ecomig to allow them complete their mandate because peace missions are sometimes too complex and will need time to be successfully completed,” he told…

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