Archive for June, 2014

'CORDEG Antagonises Opposition'

'CORDEG Antagonises Opposition'

The leadership of the Committee for the Restoration of Democracy in the Gambia (CORDEG) has been accused of deviating from the Raleigh Accord as well as antagonising  the opposition. Mr. Alkali Conteh, whose Gambia Democratic Action Group (GDAG) pulled out of CORDEG, said the Committee[Read More…]

by June 30, 2014 12 comments Politics
‘CORDEG Antagonises Opposition’

‘CORDEG Antagonises Opposition’

The leadership of the Committee for the Restoration of Democracy in the Gambia (CORDEG) has been accused of deviating from the Raleigh Accord as well as antagonising  the opposition. Mr. Alkali Conteh, whose Gambia Democratic Action Group (GDAG) pulled out of CORDEG, said the Committee[Read More…]

by June 30, 2014 12 comments Politics
Journalist Faces Possible Indictment

Journalist Faces Possible Indictment

By Abdoulie John Gambian journalist of the privately owned newspaper The Standard may face possible indictment after being arrested and released from police custody. The arrest and detention have been connected to Sanna Camara’s story on trafficking in persons. “I am not formally charged, but they [the police][Read More…]

by June 30, 2014 0 comments Editorial
The Prophet’s Sermon on Ramadan

The Prophet’s Sermon on Ramadan

Baihaqi reported on the authority of Salman Al-Farsi (Radhi Allah ‘Anh) that Prophet (‘Alaihi Salat was-Salam) delivered a sermon on the last day of the month of Sha’ban. In it he (‘Alaihi Salat was-Salam) said, “O People! The month of Allah (Ramadan) has come with[Read More…]

by June 29, 2014 0 comments Editorial
Nigeria President Assures Player Bonuses

Nigeria President Assures Player Bonuses

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has assured the country’s senior players at the World Cup that the squad will be paid their bonus money. The president’s guarantee comes a day after after the Super Eagles players boycotted training on Thursday. BBC Sport understands Nigeria’s players fear[Read More…]

by June 29, 2014 0 comments Society
Snakes Flush Out Boko Haram Fighters

Snakes Flush Out Boko Haram Fighters

Snakes and bees have been doing what the Nigerian army could not – flush out Boko Haram Islamist fighters out of Sambisa Forest. Boko Haram has been wreaking havoc on north-eastern Nigeria, kidnapping girls, raiding and killing villagers and detonating bombs in major cities. The[Read More…]

by June 29, 2014 8 comments News