Archive for July, 2016

Gambians in UK Damn Lawyer Darboe’s Conviction

Gambians in UK Damn Lawyer Darboe’s Conviction

By Baba Jobe It was Friday afternoon when I emerged from the Charing Cross tube station. I had just disembarked from a Northern Line sparsely filled train heading to Edgeware. I had travelled from the northwest of England to attend a protest organised by Gambian[Read More…]

by July 30, 2016 1 comment Politics
Pressure Mounts On Gambia As ‘Pre-electoral Climate Darkens’

Pressure Mounts On Gambia As ‘Pre-electoral Climate Darkens’

By Abdoulie John Pressure is mounting on the Gambia governmemt to free jailed opposition leader and dozens of his supporters. “ARTICLE 19 is gravely concerned by the ongoing attacks on civic space, the imprisonment of opposition leader, Ousainou Darboe, two of his family members, and 25 opposition party[Read More…]

by July 29, 2016 1 comment Politics
GDC Leader Picks On Jammeh

GDC Leader Picks On Jammeh

The leader of Gambia Democratic Congress has refused to fall for the narrative that his new party is an offshoot of the ruling Alliance for Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction President Yahya Jammeh. Mamma Kandeh, a disgruntled former APRC candidate for Jimara constituency in the Upper[Read More…]

by July 29, 2016 3 comments News
Gambians Set For Anti-Jammeh Protest

Gambians Set For Anti-Jammeh Protest

Gambians and friends of the Gambia have been invited to yet another anti-Jammeh protest in the German city of Bremen. The peaceful protest, which aims to bring President Yahya Jammeh’s gross human rights violations and president crackdown on his political opponents, kicks off on August[Read More…]

by July 29, 2016 1 comment Society
SI Denounces Gambian Opposition Leader’s Sentencing

SI Denounces Gambian Opposition Leader’s Sentencing

   SI denounces the sentencing of opposition leader in The Gambia The Socialist International firmly denounces and condemns the sentencing of Ousainou Darboe, leader of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) of Gambia, an SI member party, along with 18 other party members and sympathisers, to[Read More…]

by July 28, 2016 0 comments Society
Why Am I Speaking Now

Why Am I Speaking Now

By Bunja Darboe I am not a politician and I am not a tribalist. Though I have some little knowledge about politics but I have always distanced my myself from political wrangling. Thomas Sankara once said: “A soldier without any political knowledge is a virtuous[Read More…]

by July 27, 2016 1 comment Politics