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Kanilai Standoff: ‘No Cause For Alarm’

Kanilai Standoff: ‘No Cause For Alarm’

A confrontation between Gambian soldiers and the ECOWAS Military Intervention Mission in the Gambia (ECOMIG) at Kanilai left three Gambian soldiers injured. The seriousness of the injuries has not been made public. But the Gambian army Spokesman says “there is no cause for panic or[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 1 comment News
Mr. President Don’t Backtrack On Term Limit Promise

Mr. President Don’t Backtrack On Term Limit Promise

Mr. President Don’t Backtrack on Promise Imposition of Term Limit Alagi Yorro Jallow When the new government took over in The Gambia earlier this year, people danced in the streets and hoped for a brighter political future that would dispense with fear and antiquated laws.[Read More…]

by April 18, 2017 0 comments Society
Gambia, Congo Strengthen Relations

Gambia, Congo Strengthen Relations

President Adama Barrow has said the purpose of his two-day visit to Congo Brazzaville is to strengthen relations between the Central African nation and the Gambia. Read below a media release outlining details of the trip. President Barrow made Friendly visit to Brazaville, Republic of[Read More…]

by April 17, 2017 0 comments News
Remembering April Student Massacre

Remembering April Student Massacre

Remembering April 10 & 11 of 2000 when Dictator Yahya Jammeh killed 14 Unarmed Civilians, 12 of Students. By Emmanuel Daniel Joof (Paps) April 10 and 11 of 2000 massacre marks a dark day in our calendar. A day when security personnel under the orders[Read More…]

by April 10, 2017 1 comment News
Gerrymandering is a Political Subterfuge; Electoral Reform for Fair Representation

Gerrymandering is a Political Subterfuge; Electoral Reform for Fair Representation

Banjul and Foni are a clear violation of basic principles of democracy and majority rule By Alagi Yorro Jallow In today’s highly charged political atmosphere, with so much attention focused on our disagreements, it’s easy to lose sight of Gambia’s’ shared values. One of those[Read More…]

by April 10, 2017 0 comments Society
Vote Sabotage: APRC Supporter Arrested

Vote Sabotage: APRC Supporter Arrested

Polls this morning open in the Gambia’s first crucial election to be conducted by the coalition government of President Adama Barrow. Unlike the presidential election, voting in many areas seem to be proceeding slowly. But that does not prevent saboteurs from carrying out their plot.[Read More…]

by April 6, 2017 2 comments News