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Bojang’s Cooked Hands Need Fixing

Bojang’s Cooked Hands Need Fixing

Like any other Gambian, it is Yahya Bojang’s bonafide right to belong to a political party of his choice. Was it surprising for him to be arbitrarily arrested, detained and tortured several times for exercising his constitutional right during the Jammeh dictatorship? His only misfortunes[Read More…]

by April 25, 2019 0 comments Society
Sabally Admitted 11/11 Executions

Sabally Admitted 11/11 Executions

The former Vice Chairman of the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council has accepted responsibility for the summary execution of the alleged November 11th 1994 coup plotters. “I accept responsibility because I was the commander,” former Captain Sanna Sabally told the TRRC on Wednesday. He said[Read More…]

by April 25, 2019 0 comments News
TRRC’s Success Hinges On Truth

TRRC’s Success Hinges On Truth

The Lead Counsel of The Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) has said the “success of the process depends to a large extent on the ability of the Commission to get the truth of what happened.” In his first ever press conference on Tuesday,[Read More…]

by April 24, 2019 0 comments News
Gambia’s Noble Son Is Gone

Gambia’s Noble Son Is Gone

The Gambia has once again lost a Noble Son. The sudden death of Alhagie Dodou CM Kebbeh, the man who was the country’s longest serving Clerk of the National Assembly, was too shocking to many Gambians, especially those who knew him. Mr. Kebbeh, a native[Read More…]

by April 24, 2019 0 comments Editorial
World Bank Provides Over $200 Million to Help Increase Access to Electricity in West Africa and the Sahel Region

World Bank Provides Over $200 Million to Help Increase Access to Electricity in West Africa and the Sahel Region

The Board of the World Bank Group approved on April 17, 2019 the Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP), which includes $150 million in the form of credit and grant from the International Development Association (IDA) and $74.7 million contingent recovery grant from the Clean Technology[Read More…]

by April 23, 2019 0 comments News
GPU Granted IFEX Membership

GPU Granted IFEX Membership

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has been granted membership into the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (Ifex) during the General Assembly of Ifex held in Berlin, Germany, on Wednesday April 10, 2019. Founded in 1992, and headquartered in Canada, Ifex is world’s largest network of[Read More…]

by April 23, 2019 0 comments News