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EU Lawmaker Alerts Consequences In Gambia’s Opposition Killings

EU Lawmaker Alerts Consequences In Gambia’s Opposition Killings

The killing of Solo Sandeng and his colleagues peaceful protesters is seriously taken by the European Union high-ranking lawmaker who insisted there would be severe consequences for the Gambia government. As a result, the EU may boycott the country’s December 1st general elections. The bloc[Read More…]

by April 30, 2016 0 comments News
AFRITAC West 2 Holds the 2016 Steering Committee Meeting

AFRITAC West 2 Holds the 2016 Steering Committee Meeting

AFRITAC West 2 Holds the 2016 Steering Committee Meeting Press Release No. 16/188 April 26, 2016 The IMF’s African Regional Technical Assistance Center (AFRITAC West 2) held its fourth Steering Committee meeting in The Gambia on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, to assess the Center’s operations[Read More…]

by April 30, 2016 0 comments News
What the Senegalese Media Says About Recent Events in Gambia

What the Senegalese Media Says About Recent Events in Gambia

What the Senegalese Media Says About Recent Events in Gambia Events in the Gambia, meaning the bloody repression of the opposition UDP, the alleged cold-bloody murder of its youth leader Mr. Solo Sandeng and the arrest, detention and arraigning of its leader Lawyer Ousainou Darboe[Read More…]

by April 30, 2016 1 comment Editorial
Gambians Thumb Up Senegal’s Crackdown On Marijuana Fields In Casamance

Gambians Thumb Up Senegal’s Crackdown On Marijuana Fields In Casamance

The military action launched by Dakar to eradicate marijuana-producing fields in Casamance seems to have ignited strong reactions from politicians, activists and ordinary citizens who describe the move as yet another ‘serious blow’ to President Yahya Jammeh. “Dislodging the rebel factions and destroying their marijuana farms has indeed dealt[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 3 comments News
Gambian Protests Expose Jammeh’s Human Rights Record

Gambian Protests Expose Jammeh’s Human Rights Record

Gambian Protests Put Jammeh’s Human Rights Record Into The International Spotlight Photo illustration by Aaron Leaf. by Jeffrey Smith Imagine being brutally assaulted by police simply for exercising your constitutional right to public assembly. Imagine later being apprehended by your country’s notorious riot police, along[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 1 comment Politics
Gambia: Genie Is Out Of The Bottle

Gambia: Genie Is Out Of The Bottle

Gambian former minister turned activist has just posted a video on his YouTube channel with a fitting title. Energy-spirited Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh titles the video “Genie is out of the bottle.” There cannot be any better title that depicts the content of the video[Read More…]

by April 28, 2016 1 comment Editorial