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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Supreme Court to rule over 31 lawmakers’ case

Supreme Court to rule over 31 lawmakers’ case

March 13, 2019 at 11:50 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie The Supreme of The Gambia will tomorrow, Thursday rule to determine whether it would hear or discontinue a law suit filed against 31 lawmakers and the Attorney General by two lawyers, Lamin K. Mboge and Ibrahim Jallow following a petition they signed to overturn the president’s decisionRead More

Brazilian forensic expert testifies in Yankuba Badjie & co trial

Brazilian forensic expert testifies in Yankuba Badjie & co trial

March 12, 2019 at 10:53 pm 0 comments

By Dawda Faye Samuel Ferera, a Brazilian forensic expert, on 12 March, 2019, testified in the case involving Yankuba Badjie and other former NIA officers before Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the High Court in Banjul. He said that he became a medical doctor and a forensic pathologist in 2002, notingRead More

Prosecution to put house in order in Yankuba Touray’s trial

Prosecution to put house in order in Yankuba Touray’s trial

March 11, 2019 at 11:07 pm 0 comments

By Dawda Faye ASP Manga on 11 March, 2019, told the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court that the prosecution was going to put their house in order in the case involving Yankuba Touray before Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie. When the case was called, ASP Manga announced his representation for the IGP whileRead More

Will Pres. Barrow Salvage Himself or Not? That’s the Question before the President.

Will Pres. Barrow Salvage Himself or Not? That’s the Question before the President.

March 11, 2019 at 1:44 am 0 comments

By Madi Jobarteh It is not only dangerous for a President but also for a country to have widespread public disillusionment with his government! So far the level of public discontentment with the Barrow Government is at an alarming proportion! Such discontentment is not only a national security issue butRead More

Former Gambian speaker arraigned before Kanifing court

Former Gambian speaker arraigned before Kanifing court

March 10, 2019 at 11:13 pm 0 comments

By Dawda Faye According to court sources, Fatoumata Jahumpa-Ceesay, former speaker of the National Assembly, was on 8 March, 2019, arraigned at the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Mendy charged with interfering with information or witnesses, contrary to Section 36(a) of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission Act, Laws ofRead More