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Activists Want Exiled Interior Minister Probed

Activists Want Exiled Interior Minister Probed

By Abdoulie John  Calls are intensifying for a large scale investigation into the case of the Gambia’s former Interior Minister who fled to Europe following his removal from office. Ousman Sonko’s untimely exit has revived demands for victims of the Jammeh regime to get redress[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments News
Why President Jammeh Bans FGM

Why President Jammeh Bans FGM

The truth behind Yahya Jammeh’s banning of the age-old female circumcission otherwise known as female genital mutilation has finally come to light. Gambian leader announced the banning of FGM in Kanilai on November 24th, 2015 during day 15 of his countrywide tour. Mr. Jammeh said[Read More…]

by September 26, 2016 1 comment News
UDP Reacts To Sonko’s Asylum Case

UDP Reacts To Sonko’s Asylum Case

UDP PRESS RELEASE ON THE SUPPOSED ASYLUM CASE OF FORMER GAMBIAN INTERIOR MINISTER, OUSMAN SONKO The United Democratic Party (UDP) is following with keen interest, reports that former Gambian Interior Minister Ousman Sonko has fled the country and reportedly seeking asylum in Sweden. The Diaspora[Read More…]

by September 25, 2016 6 comments News
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 13 comments News
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