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Detained Gambian Union Leader Died Of ‘Natural Causes’

Detained Gambian Union Leader Died Of ‘Natural Causes’

March 16, 2016 at 5:12 am 0 comments

A Gambian union leader who died in police custody after he was remanded on charges of economic crimes, died of natural causes, officials says. Sheriff Dibba, head of the Gambia National Transport Control Association (GNTCA), died on 21st February 2016 in a private clinic a few minutes after he wasRead More

5-Months-Old Gambian Girl Dies After Female Genital Mutilation

5-Months-Old Gambian Girl Dies After Female Genital Mutilation

March 15, 2016 at 5:06 am 0 comments

By Sarata Jabbi A five-month-old girl has died in the Gambia after she was subjected to female genital mutilation by her mother and grandmother. The baby, Aminata Drammeh, was allegedly taken to a female circumciser, Isatou Camara, who allegedly put her under the knife without anaesthetic or medical supervision. SheRead More