Archive for July, 2016

UK Tells UN About Gambia’s Excesses

UK Tells UN About Gambia’s Excesses

The International Community has been put on notice about the situation in the Gambia, with unprecedented diplomatic action by the United Kingdom at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The British Permanent Mission and Ambassador to the UN Mathew Rycroft recently engaged the UN[Read More…]

by July 31, 2016 9 comments Politics
Halifa Asks For Solo Sandeng’s Body

Halifa Asks For Solo Sandeng’s Body

The Secretary General of the People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism has asked about the body of the slain opposition activist Ebrima Solo Sandeng. In a solidarity message on the conviction of the United Democratic Party leadership and supporters published below, Halifa Sallah asked:[Read More…]

by July 31, 2016 50 comments Politics
EU Lawmakers Take On Jammeh

EU Lawmakers Take On Jammeh

European lawmakers want their Union to adopt a tougher stance against Gambian President Yahya Jammeh. They also want the bloc to provide support to the Gambia’s opposition parties and civil society organisations as well as begin the process of Article 96 consultation with the Gambia’s[Read More…]

by July 31, 2016 0 comments News
My Beef With Captain Bunja Darboe

My Beef With Captain Bunja Darboe

By Kinteh Too unsubstantiated and too late. I read through this piece and at the end of it, felt very disappointed with our former men in uniform. Firstly, it is very apologetic. Every second paragraph, begins with what Bunja dued to the man, followed by regrets[Read More…]

by July 31, 2016 2 comments Society
Gambian Security Witch-hunts Prominent GDC Member

Gambian Security Witch-hunts Prominent GDC Member

By Abdoulie John The Gambia government has launched a ‘systematic campaign of harassment’ targeting former parliamentarian Tina Faal who has turned her back to the ruling Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) and joined newly formed Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) party.  She has been released from[Read More…]

by July 31, 2016 0 comments News
The Lawyer Ousainou Darboe You Do Not Know

The Lawyer Ousainou Darboe You Do Not Know

By Sheriff Kora Any Gambian mindful of the political developments in the country is aware of how a few half-baked, unsophisticated politicians with less regard for good governance and the rights of man have systematically threatened the idea of freedom once cherished and familiar to[Read More…]

by July 30, 2016 3 comments Society