Archive for April, 2014

The Last Queen Of Waalo

The Last Queen Of Waalo

By Sainey Faye Ndatte Yalla Mboge  (French Spelled “Ndatte Yalla Mbodj” ”Linguere” &  The Last Queen of  ‘Waalo’  Senegal  (Northern Senegambia). Ndate Yalla Mboge  was known as the last queen of ‘Waalo’ in northern Senegal, and oral historians still carry her heroic deeds against the[Read More…]

by April 19, 2014 5 comments Editorial
Way Forward Of Bloody April

Way Forward Of Bloody April

As this august month in our national history withers, may I join the rest of the people in the expression of mysticism, loss and melancholy not only on the tragic demise of our heroes in their bid to fight for freedom and justice but also[Read More…]

by April 18, 2014 0 comments Society
OJ: It’s Time To Fight Together

OJ: It’s Time To Fight Together

The Coordinator of the People’s Progressive Party has reiterated the need for the opposition to fight together as one people to get rid of what he called “this accidental history.” Omar Amadou Jallow expressed his party’s willingness to coalesce with other opposition parties to “once[Read More…]

by April 17, 2014 3 comments Politics
Court Acquits UDP 14

Court Acquits UDP 14

  The 14 United Democratic Party supporters were acquitted and discharged by a magistrate court in Brikama. The supporters were arrested and subsequently detained on February 2, 2014. Lamin Marong, Lamin Sonko, Foday Gassama, Maimuna Darboe, Ousman Drammeh, Sherrif Kinteh, Jerreh Fatty, Fakebba Colley, Sirreh Sonko, Bakary[Read More…]

by April 17, 2014 4 comments News
PPP Is Neither Dead Nor Buried

PPP Is Neither Dead Nor Buried

An official of the ousted People’s Progressive Party of former Gambian President Sir Dawda Jawara dispelled the notion that the party is dead. Bakary Bunja Dabo said the PPP is still alive and kicking. The former Vice President of the ousted government told the party’s[Read More…]

by April 16, 2014 0 comments Editorial
Victim Recalls April Student Massacre

Victim Recalls April Student Massacre

‘Students killing should not be put under carpet’ A victim of the Gambia’s April 10 and 11, 2000 student protest has renewed his call for justice, insisting that the “massacre of students must not be buried under the carpet.” Trigger-happy security officers shot dead 13[Read More…]

by April 16, 2014 4 comments Society