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President Barrow’s National Address

President Barrow’s National Address

Broadcast Statement on the violent incident at Faraba Fellow Gambians, I learnt with deep regret about the clashes between some members of the Police Intervention Unit – PIU and some members of the community of Faraba in Kombo East.  We are a mourning nation today,[Read More…]

by June 22, 2018 0 comments Politics
President Barrow’s Saddest Day

President Barrow’s Saddest Day

President Adama Barrow has described the Faraba incident, which led to the killing of three civilians, as one of the “the saddest days” of his life. “We cannot afford a repetition of what used to obtain [to take place] in the new Gambia. Yesterday was[Read More…]

by June 22, 2018 0 comments Society
Barrow Accepts Kinteh’s Resignation, Visits Faraba Tomorrow

Barrow Accepts Kinteh’s Resignation, Visits Faraba Tomorrow

The General public is hereby informed that the President of the Republic, His Excellency Adama Barrow has accepted the resignation of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Landing Kinteh. Meanwhile, His Excellency, the President will visit the community of Faraba tomorrow to pay his condolences[Read More…]

by June 21, 2018 0 comments News
We Can’t Point Fingers To The Past

We Can’t Point Fingers To The Past

We can’t point fingers to the past to explain today’s incident. This incident happened under Barrow’s watch. The Faraba mining standoff was in the news for weeks before the fatal shootings. Therefore, it is Barrow’s own failure not to have seen the writings on the[Read More…]

by June 21, 2018 0 comments Politics
Gambia’s Police Chief Resigns

Gambia’s Police Chief Resigns

By Abdoulie John Kairo News has confirmed that The Gambia’s Inspector General of Police has tendered his resignation. Landing Kinteh’s resignation followed a clash between protesting Faraba Banta youths and Police Intervention Unit personnel resulting to the killings of two civilians. The youths protested against[Read More…]

by June 21, 2018 0 comments News
Jammeh’s Rogue Elements Are The Problem

Jammeh’s Rogue Elements Are The Problem

I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences and prayers to the victims and the families of Faraba Banta peaceful protesters who were cowardly killed and injured by the rogue elements of Police Intervention Unit otherwise known as paramilitary force. People of Faraba have constitutional right[Read More…]

by June 20, 2018 0 comments Politics