Archive for November, 2015

Kartong Sand Mining Crisis Deepens; Villagers Ban Councilor

Kartong Sand Mining Crisis Deepens; Villagers Ban Councilor

The councilor at the center of Kartong sand mining brouhaha has been banned by his own people. Councilor Lamin Jamba Jammeh, himself a Kartong native, has been punished for orchestrating the persecution of the youths who oppose illegal sand mining in their area. Kartong gains[Read More…]

by November 29, 2015 11 comments Politics
Film Review On FGM

Film Review On FGM

Musuya Kunto (Cutting the Womanhood) – A taboo-breaking sexuality testimonies on FGM in the Gambia   Review By D. A. Jawo, Dakar, Senegal   Female Genital Mutilation (Female Genital Cutting) is quite a touchy subject in the Gambia, with a clear dividing line still existing[Read More…]

by November 28, 2015 0 comments Religion, Society
In Solidarity With Kartong People

In Solidarity With Kartong People

Dear Editor, Kindly grant me space to express my utmost solidarity with the people of Kartong in their quest to bring to the notice of the authorities the threat of ecological and environmental damage facing our village. I also wish to cease this chance to[Read More…]

by November 27, 2015 2 comments Society

GYU Raises Fund For Kartong 33

November 26, 2015 Gambia Youth for Unity (GYU) Contact: gam.y.u.info@gmail.com For immediate release: GYU Fundraiser for Kartong Youth The Gambia Youth for Unity (GYU) has launched a fundraising campaign in support of the Kartong Youth. The funds will cover the legal expenses, and logistics for[Read More…]

by November 27, 2015 17 comments Society
Who Benefits From Gambia Mining?

Who Benefits From Gambia Mining?

    By Yerro Ba No one can tell you anything about mining in The Gambia except the President. Many fear even if Oil is discovered in The Gambia, it will be a similar situation. The wealth will belong to only one person. The Kartong[Read More…]

by November 26, 2015 9 comments News
Secret Hearing: Sacked Magistrate Ebrima Jaiteh Persecuted

Secret Hearing: Sacked Magistrate Ebrima Jaiteh Persecuted

The Assassination of law and Order By Gambia’s Bar Association, their complicit in lawlessness and executive abuse of power.  Former Magistrate Ebrima Jaiteh’s case came up again yesterday at the Brikama Magistrate’s Court. The matter was presided over by Principal Magistrate Hilary U. Abeke, a[Read More…]

by November 26, 2015 0 comments Editorial