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Police Officer’s Confession On Deyda’s Murder

Police Officer’s Confession On Deyda’s Murder

‘The Murder Leaves Scar On My Heart’ Being among the police officers who responded to his shooting, life from that day had never been the same for me again. While I held his head in a pool of blood, I looked into his innocent face[Read More…]

by December 18, 2014 2 comments News
Gambian “Criminal” Survives Deportation – For Now

Gambian “Criminal” Survives Deportation – For Now

Introduction by Dida Jallow-Halake This is a rather unfortunate case because the Gambian does not seem to be a “criminal” in the true sense of the word. He just appears to be a “hot head” and the crime for which he was convicted happened on[Read More…]

by December 18, 2014 0 comments News
The Gambia’s Image In Tatters

The Gambia’s Image In Tatters

Brand Gambia has been tarnished for a long time since the day unruly soldiers landed on the Executive seat of power. The Gambia’s high office is blemished and ransacked with vigour and unprofessionalism by the ruling APRC. The brand that the world came to accept[Read More…]

by December 16, 2014 0 comments News
Open Letter To Yahya Jammeh

Open Letter To Yahya Jammeh

  Reporters Without Borders 15 December 2014   GAMBIA   Ten years have passed since Reporters Without Borders and Agence France-Presse correspondent Deyda Hydara was shot dead in Banjul on his way home from The Point, the newspaper he helped to found – ten years[Read More…]

by December 16, 2014 0 comments News
A Requiem For Deyda Hydara

A Requiem For Deyda Hydara

By Foday Samateh Even as I write these words, a part of me is still in denial. Ten years on, the wishful in me still clings to a chimera. I do so because the ghoulish reality of December 16, 2004, sends me in bouts of disillusionment[Read More…]

by December 16, 2014 7 comments News, Press Freedom
Remanded Minister Secures Bail

Remanded Minister Secures Bail

The Gambia’s remanded former Minister of Works at last secured the right to bail. Justice Simone Abi of the High Court in Banjul last week granted bail to Ousman Badjie. Mr. Badjie’s bail bond includes two Gambian sureties each owning a landed property worth D5[Read More…]

by December 14, 2014 0 comments News

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