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First Gambian woman to contest for presidency

First Gambian woman to contest for presidency

August 31, 2016 at 9:48 pm 0 comments

  By Sarata Jabbi As The Gambia prepares to hold presidential elections on December 1st, 2016, a woman has for the first time in the country’s history expressed interest in contesting for the office of the president. Dr. Isatou Touray is a graduate of the University of Sussex and co-founderRead More

UK Ambassador Issued a Statement of Concern Over the Death of Second UDP Member

UK Ambassador Issued a Statement of Concern Over the Death of Second UDP Member

August 27, 2016 at 8:07 pm 0 comments

As the second death of an opposition member of United Democracy Party (UDP) Ebrima Solo Krummah occurs in custody, the Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Gambia has issued a statement expressing concerns. In his statement Ambassador Colin Crorkin said they are concerns over reports of excessive violence andRead More

Solo Krummah’s body finally given back to family

Solo Krummah’s body finally given back to family

August 26, 2016 at 7:52 pm 0 comments

The Gambia government has finally released the death body of Ebrima Solo Krummah the second United Democratic Party member who died in prison while serving sentence alongside with the party’s leader Ousainou Darboe and other party members.  Mr. Krummah died after going through a medical operation without the consent ofRead More

Another UDP member died under state custody

Another UDP member died under state custody

August 24, 2016 at 8:05 pm 0 comments

Report reaching the Gambia Digest has it that another United Democracy Party (UDP) member has died in Gambia’s notorious prison Mile two barely three months after his arrest. Father of nine Mr. Solo Krummah is believed to have died on Saturday at Edward Francis’s Small Hospital in country’s capital BanjulRead More

Teenage girl lost her life due to FGM

Teenage girl lost her life due to FGM

August 21, 2016 at 10:50 pm 0 comments

By Sarata Jabbi Sierra Leonean teenager died after been subjected to harmful traditional practice Female Genital Mutilation. Fatmata Turay 19 from Makeni, Sierra Leone was circumcised in an initiation ceremony, which is believed to be part of rite of passage into the Bondo society, as powerful women run secret societyRead More