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Gambia Gov’t Concerned About Signs Of Media Intolerance

Gambia Gov’t Concerned About Signs Of Media Intolerance

The Gambia government has raised concerns about what it calls “the signs of intolerance in the media, particularly those of a religious nature.” The concern is contained in a press release issued by the Information and Communication Ministry, detailing a recent Cabinet meeting. Read below[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments News
Veteran Broadcaster Awarded Gambian Pride Of 2017

Veteran Broadcaster Awarded Gambian Pride Of 2017

After almost 40 years of voluntary public service to the nation, one of The Gambia’s legendary Broadcaster cum Social Healers, Alhagie Ebrima Bah has been crowned as “The Gambian Pride of the year” 2017 by Gambian Talents Promotion (GTP). Alhagie Ebrima Bah, affectionately called Mamakoto,[Read More…]

by February 22, 2018 1 comment News
Pa Njie Girigara Hedges His Bets

Pa Njie Girigara Hedges His Bets

Well Max (Jarjou), Bax and all, First of all, I asked Pa Njie [Girigara] to DROP the name “Deyda Hydara” out of respect for the deceased and Pa Njie said: “Deyda and I used to dance together in Banjul”. Pa Njie has also now said:[Read More…]

by February 22, 2018 0 comments News, Politics
Gambian Journalists Win Case; Court Awards Them D6 Million

Gambian Journalists Win Case; Court Awards Them D6 Million

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the government of The Gambia to pay six million Dalasi in compensation to four Gambian journalists for the violation of their human right and subjecting them to degrading treatment. Alhagie Jobe and Lamin Fatty, fourth and fifth plaintiffs[Read More…]

by February 21, 2018 0 comments News
No Longer Forbidden

No Longer Forbidden

By Foday Samateh I once reviewed a book on media persecution in The Gambia and titled the piece “Freedom of Expression is Forbidden Here.” With the fall of the despotic rule a year ago, what was once a fight for idealism has become a reality.[Read More…]

by February 21, 2018 0 comments Freedom, Politics
Gambia: Be Mindful Of China’s Rape

Gambia: Be Mindful Of China’s Rape

I beg you to take note and publish the below statement. This letter is meant to be for the support of the Gambian people as it is of high importance that Gambia don’t sell out their values to foreign countries. The Chinese fish factory at[Read More…]

by February 21, 2018 0 comments Society