Archive for September, 2016

Ousman Sonko, The Ungrateful Stranger

Ousman Sonko, The Ungrateful Stranger

I concur with Femi Mahoney on his social media posting that “people often ignore the very crucial fact” that the fired Interior Minister who took to his heels before hell broke loose “Ousman Sonko, Yahya Jammeh and most of their fellow brutes have none or[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 33 comments Society
EU Tells Gambia To Free Opposition Prisoners

EU Tells Gambia To Free Opposition Prisoners

EP delegation to The Gambia calls the government to release all protestors arrested in connection with the April protests Pres release Delegation composed of four members of the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI), David Martin (S&D, UK), Richard Howitt (S&D, UK), Judith Sargentini[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments News
Ousman Sonko Seeks Asylum In Sweden

Ousman Sonko Seeks Asylum In Sweden

Swedish newspaper has reported the Gambia’s dismissed Minister of Interior sought asylum in Sweden upon arrival at the airport. Ousman Sonko was fired and replaced by Momodou Alieu Bah last week. He was reported to have handed himself over to the police. Mr. Sonko, a[Read More…]

by September 21, 2016 14 comments News
WHY IS FOROYAA HESITATING TO PUBLISH THE REJOINDER SENT BY THE UDP

WHY IS FOROYAA HESITATING TO PUBLISH THE REJOINDER SENT BY THE UDP

WHY IS FOROYAA HESITATING TO PUBLISH THE REJOINDER SENT BY THE UDP TO CLARIFY CLAIMS BY THE STANDARD NEWSPAPER THAT UDP HAS ENDORSED THE INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE? QUESTION OF THE DAY WHY IS FOROYAA HESITATING TO PUBLISH THE REJOINDER SENT BY THE UDP TOCLARIFY CLAIMS BY THE STANDARD[Read More…]

by September 21, 2016 10 comments Politics
Bankrupcy Fear Engulfs APRC

Bankrupcy Fear Engulfs APRC

Senior members of the Gambia’s ruling Alliance for Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction (APRC) are convinced that their once affluent party is facing bankruptcy. This comes ahead of the APRC’s planned meeting in Basse, which must be funded by the party’s senior members. According to leaks[Read More…]

by September 19, 2016 3 comments News
Vindictive Rhetoric And Malice Behind Ideology Critique

Vindictive Rhetoric And Malice Behind Ideology Critique

 Dear Editor! I will be remiss if I fail to acknowledge a significant milestone in my immediate family before tackling the subject matter at hand. My Grandmother for whom I was named for passed away onAugust 8th. Yesterday, Friday, September 16th we observed her fourty-day[Read More…]

by September 18, 2016 7 comments Society