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GAF Clarifies Report Of A Suspected Unexploded Ordnance Found In Kampanti Village

PRESS RELEASE: CLARIFICATION ON THE REPORT OF A SUSPECTED UNEXPLODED ORDNANCE FOUND IN KAMPANTI VILLAGE, FONI KANSALA 1. The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) wishes to inform the general public that on Saturday 31 December 2022, the Explosive Ordnance Device (EOD) Team of 4 Infantry Battalion in Kanilai responded to an […]

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Abubakarr Suleiman Jeng appointed as new National Security Adviser

Banjul, The Gambia — His Excellency President Adama Barrow, acting in accordance with powers vested in him by the 1997 Constitution of The Gambia, has appointed Mr. Abubakarr Suleiman Jeng his new National Security Adviser (NSA) effective 1st December, 2022. Mr. Jeng is a career police officer with extensive professional […]

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Regional security: ECOWAS Chiefs of Defense Staff to hold an extraordinary session in Bissau

The Committee of Chiefs of Staff for the Defense of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will meet in an extraordinary session on December 19, 2022 in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau. The session will be preceded by the meeting of the heads of Operations and the heads of the Intelligence […]

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ECOMIG – “No missing $800,000”, says Ghana Armed Forces

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has refuted local news publications alleging that some of its officers are being chased by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for stealing $800,000 meant to be allowances for peacekeeping troops in The Gambia. According to a statement by GAF, there are no […]