Archive for January, 2020

‘Hon. Sowe’s Demise Is A Great Loss’

‘Hon. Sowe’s Demise Is A Great Loss’

Gambia President Adama Barrow has described the sudden death of the National Assembly Membet for Niamina West Hon. Demba Sowe as “a great loss. Hon. Sowe, the Gambia Democratic Congress lawmaker, died in Morocco. President Barrow’s message is contained in a condolence message sent to[Read More…]

by January 31, 2020 0 comments News
Gambia’s Growing Pains Should Not Overshadow Its Remarkable Progress

Gambia’s Growing Pains Should Not Overshadow Its Remarkable Progress

Much of the news emanating from The Gambia over the past several days has been grim. Scenes of protesters being assaulted with teargas and journalists being detained on dubious charges have conjured memories of the country’s authoritarian past. That two local radio stations were also[Read More…]

by January 31, 2020 1 comment Politics
Jotna Movement Top Brass Case Goes To High Court

Jotna Movement Top Brass Case Goes To High Court

By Abdoulie John The top brass of the Three Years Jotna made today appearance before the Kanifing Magistrates’court as they face three counts of unlawful assembly, rioting after proclamation, and rioters demolishing structures. Abdou Njie, Ebrima Cham, Sheriffo Sonko, Hagi Suwaneh, Fanta Mballow, Karim Touray,[Read More…]

by January 31, 2020 0 comments News
After Violent Protest Cabinet Holds Emergency Session

After Violent Protest Cabinet Holds Emergency Session

His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has presided over an emergency cabinet session on Thursday, January 30, 2020, to discuss matters relating to events that happened on Sunday, 26th January. The Information and Communication Minister, Honourable Ebrima Sillah said the cabinet session called for calm and[Read More…]

by January 31, 2020 0 comments News
TGSB: Remand Of 3 Years Jotna Executive Is An Abuse Of Judicial Process

TGSB: Remand Of 3 Years Jotna Executive Is An Abuse Of Judicial Process

By Team Gom Sa Bopa Yesterday, 29th January 2020, eight Three Years Jotna Executive members were remanded at Mile 2 for riotous destruction of The Gambia Technical Teaching Institute bus shed during a protest which occurred on 26th January 2020. Team Gom Sa Bopa (TGSB)[Read More…]

by January 30, 2020 0 comments Society
“I’m Not Tied To Any Political Party”

“I’m Not Tied To Any Political Party”

By Abdoulie John The Proprietor of the Brikama-based Home Digital FM, Pa Modou Bojang, has strongly denied being tied to any political organisation. “I am not affiliated to any political party. All I know is that I am impartial, and my radio shows have been[Read More…]

by January 28, 2020 0 comments News