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Gambia Pushes For Open Access To Information

Gambia Pushes For Open Access To Information

By Abdoulie John The ousting of a dictator has left Gambians with the arduous task of cleaning the mess as well as normalising the terrain. But the country’s new leadership is laying the foundation for a Gambia where citizens will reap the benefits  of access[Read More…]

by August 13, 2017 0 comments News
Gambian Ministers Discuss Oil Exploration

Gambian Ministers Discuss Oil Exploration

President Adama Barrow presided over a fifth cabinet meeting on Wednesday in State House at Fajara. As contained in the press statement published below, this latest meeting discussed and reviewed several policy proposals, including oil exploration status in the country. Cabinet discussed decisions taken at[Read More…]

by August 10, 2017 0 comments News
Zuma Survives Vote Of No Confidence

Zuma Survives Vote Of No Confidence

South African President Jacob Zuma has just survived another motion of no confidence in his presidency. Tuesday’s secret parliamentary ballot, championed by opposition Democractic Alliance, was the first to be held in the country’s post-apartheid era. After a two-hour debate and lengthy voting process, 198[Read More…]

by August 8, 2017 0 comments News
Gambia Will Not Extradite Sonko

Gambia Will Not Extradite Sonko

The Gambia government is not reaching out to the Swiss authorities to extradite Ousman Sonko, the Minister of Justice has said over the weekend. Swiss papers on Thursday reported a possible extradition of former Interior minister Ousman Sonko, based on talks that the Gambia and[Read More…]

by August 7, 2017 0 comments News
National Consultations On The TRRC

National Consultations On The TRRC

The Ministry of Justice in collaboration with Civil Society Organisations and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will conduct nationwide consultations on the establishment and implementation of a Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) in The Gambia from 14th to the 24th of August 2017. The[Read More…]

by August 4, 2017 0 comments News
Ex-Gambian Minister Kept In Swiss Jail As Torture Probe Extended   

Ex-Gambian Minister Kept In Swiss Jail As Torture Probe Extended  

Former Gambian interior minister Ousman Sonko will remain in a Swiss jail for another three months after the country’s attorney general (AG) broadened an investigation into whether he committed crimes against humanity. Sonko has been in pre-trial custody since January after the Geneva-based legal group[Read More…]

by August 3, 2017 0 comments News