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Local Gov’t By 2020 For NP?

By 2020 Local government could possibly be implemented in New Providence. According to Minister of Local Government Frankie Campbell,  this is  dependent on what a committee comes up with once they   complete their scrutiny of local government throughout the Family Islands.   Speaking with media before heading into Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting, Mr. Campbell said, […]

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Defence Force Officer Charged With Stealing

Another Defence Force officer was arraigned before the courts yesterday for stealing by reason of service. Appearing before Magistrate Derence Rolle-Davis, 37-year-old Tavares Styles was charged with two counts of stealing in separate incidents. It is alleged that on March 20, 2017, Glenford Bevans gave the Marshall Road resident $2,200 for vehicle parts. According to […]

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New Process For Gov’t Contracts

With over $200 million awarded in contracts during the Progressive Liberal Party’s administration, Minister of Works Desmond Bannister said that the Free National Movement’s administration is working on changing the process for negotiating, bidding, and awarding contracts. “Under the former administration they had over $200 million in negotiated contracts that were just negotiated out. “There […]

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Four Car Collision Ends In Tragedy

A man was killed in a traffic accident yesterday after a female attempted to avoid a hit and run incident  in the area of East Street and Malcom Road. According to Chief Superintendent of Police, Craig Stubbs, shortly before 1pm a female driver attempted to evade a Ford van she had struck on Winder’s Terrace […]

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New British Prosecutor In Smith’s Trial

The prosecution in the high-profile Frank Smith extortion trial has added   London based Queen’s Counsel  Edward Jenkins  to take the lead in the case. Appearing before Chief Magistrate Joyanne Ferguson-Pratt, the former prosecutor, Anthony Delaney attempted to make an application for submission and suggested the “housekeeping” matters that arose warranted a private hearing. However, […]

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