Archive for April, 2020

Barrow Preaches Reconciliation

Barrow Preaches Reconciliation

Gambian President Adama Barrow has “urged all Gambians to work together for peaceful co-existence and reconciliation.” President Barrow’s message is contained in a statement issued by State House. Mr. Barrow used his constitutional powers to declare April 10th and 13th as public holidays in observance[Read More…]

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Jatto’s Emotional Tribute To O.B Conateh

Jatto’s Emotional Tribute To O.B Conateh

By: Omar Jatta Former Gambia international footballer and Wallidan FC star Jatto Ceesay paid an emotional tribute to the late Alhagi Ousman Basi Conateh, known to many as OB or Fisco, who sadly passed away on Saturday 4th April and was laid to rest on[Read More…]

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Africa: Armed conflicts and state repression fuel cocktail of human rights violations

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE Protesters across sub-Saharan Africa have braved bullets and beatings to defend their rights in the face of continuing conflict and state repression, Amnesty International said today as it published its annual review of human rights in the region. The organization highlighted[Read More…]

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Update: Coronavirus – UKJA’s Response

Update: Coronavirus – UKJA’s Response

Good afternoon, I hope you are staying safe and well. I know these are anxious times as many are worried about staying healthy and protecting our loved ones. Sadly, we are witnessing the loss of lives both in the UK and elsewhere due to the[Read More…]

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The Final Draft Constitution: My Vote is YES in the Referendum!

The Final Draft Constitution: My Vote is YES in the Referendum!

Let me first of all express my heartfelt congratulations to the CRC for producing a robust, positive and forward looking final draft constitution within the timeframe provided to them. In that same regard Pres. Barrow and his Justice Minister deserve commendation for setting up the[Read More…]

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Gambia, UNDP Sign PACD Agreement

PRESS RELEASE Programme for Accelerated Community Development (PACD) Signed The Gambia Government has signed an agreement with the UNDP on the implementation of the Programme for Accelerated Community Development (PACD) is part of larger programme to bridge the gap between rural and urban on basic[Read More…]

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