UNFPA Hold Gov’t Annual Review Planning Meeting

UNFPA Hold Gov’t Annual Review Planning Meeting

December 28, 2017

By Halimatou Ceesay The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Gambia Government through National Population Commission Secretariat (NPCS) and partners yesterday started an annual review and planning meeting at the Ocean Bay Hotel in Cape Point Bakau, with the aim to critically look at the processes, successes, constraints, opportunities,Read More

Tribute to Deyda Hydara: A Doyen of Gambian Journalism

Tribute to Deyda Hydara: A Doyen of Gambian Journalism

December 15, 2017

  By Alagie Yorro Jallow The highest contempt is to negate the life of a human being and it is the grossest and most repulsive violation of human rights. What right does a government have in separating a husband from his wife, a father from his children, a friend fromRead More

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Unearthing the Horrors of AFPRC Dictatorship: Mass Grave!!!

Unearthing the Horrors of AFPRC Dictatorship: Mass Grave!!!

April 18, 2019 at 9:02 am 0 comments

By Alagi Yerro Jallow Gambians who experienced the horrors, the realities and the struggles of our people to regain our freedom and democratic institutions during Yahya’s dictatorship are morally obliged to tell the truths to expose the saddest and scariest human rights and economic crimes of former president Yahya Jammeh.Read More

The Gambia Armed Forces Agriculture Project Must be Stopped!

The Gambia Armed Forces Agriculture Project Must be Stopped!

April 17, 2019 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

By Madi Jobarteh The announcement by State House on April 8 that the Gambia Armed Forces intends to embark on a large-scale agricultural production in partnership with an American company must be stopped immediately in the interest of democracy and national security. The Gambia Armed Forces must not be givenRead More

Assembly is free from Presidency: Hon Sedia Jatta

April 12, 2019 at 12:59 am 0 comments

The chairperson of the Standing Orders Committee of the National Assembly has argued that the current National Assembly of The Gambia is very different; not controlled from the Presidency, unlike what used to obtain in the Second Republic. In an interview with the State House Press Corps following a closedRead More

Yankuba Touray, FJC case withdrawn

April 11, 2019 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

By Dawda Faye State Counsel A.M. Yusuf on 10 April, 2019, made an application before Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court to withdraw the case against Yankuba Touray and Fatoumata Jahumpa-Ceesay, who were charged with conspiracy and interfering with witnesses. His application was granted by the presidingRead More

Gambian migrant commits suicide in Turin

Gambian migrant commits suicide in Turin

April 11, 2019 at 11:24 pm 0 comments

A 28-year-old Gambian migrant named Gaye Demba, who once lived at the occupied former Olympic village in Turin known as the ex-MOI, killed himself at a reception center run by the Diocese of Turin. A 28-year-old migrant from Gambia who had lived for years in the occupied former Olympic villageRead More