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Gambia Faces Serious Danger Of Reprisal

Gambia Faces Serious Danger Of Reprisal

The Gambia government faces serious reprisal danger for its gross violations of human rights, the United Kingdom rights group sounded the bell. Amnesty International issued a public statement ahead of the United Nations Universal Periodic Review to be held in Switzerland on October 27. The[Read More...]

by October 23, 2014 0 comments Society
Sabally’s Legal Troubles Escalate

Sabally’s Legal Troubles Escalate

The office of the director of public prosecutions yesterday filed an amended additional-count charge sheet against former Secretary General and Minister for Presidential Affairs Momodou Sabally, at the Banjul High Court before Justice Abdoulahi. Sabally now faces an eight-count charge, which includes economic crime, abuse of[Read More...]

by October 23, 2014 6 comments Politics
Movie Star Turns Failure Into Success

Movie Star Turns Failure Into Success

One of the most successful Nollywood stars has explained how she had turned her misfortune into success. Mercy Johnson is a firm believer that “Everything has a reason.” Johnson’s inability to pass the university entrance examination prompted her to taste the waters of Nigeria’s ballooning[Read More...]

by October 22, 2014 0 comments News
Unfriendly Laws Chase Future Journalists

Unfriendly Laws Chase Future Journalists

The Gambia government has been urged to review and scrap obnoxious and unfriendly media laws in the country. “Some of our media laws are not friendly and have been deterring young people from joining the profession,” said the President of Young Journalists Association of the[Read More...]

by October 20, 2014 0 comments News
When The Going Gets Tough, Tough Also Gets Going!

When The Going Gets Tough, Tough Also Gets Going!

By Lamin Saddam Sanyang, The Netherlands To give up is acknowledging self-defeat. Furthermore, a maxim has it that a person who tries and fails is far more progressive than the one who would not try for fear of failure. Therefore, folks, I call on you[Read More...]

by October 18, 2014 1 comment Politics
Boko Haram Agrees To Free Kidnapped Girls

Boko Haram Agrees To Free Kidnapped Girls

Nigeria’s military says it has agreed a ceasefire with Islamist militants Boko Haram – and that the schoolgirls the group has abducted will be released. Nigeria’s chief of defence staff, Alex Badeh, announced the truce. Boko Haram has not made a public statement. The group[Read More...]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments News

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