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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
Barrow Expresses Gratitude To Jawara

Barrow Expresses Gratitude To Jawara

President Adama Barrow has expressed gratitude to former President, Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara and Lady Chilel Jawara for honouring his invitation to attend the Gambia’s 53rd Independence anniversary celebration. Despite his old age, the man who led the Gambia to independence on February 18 joined[Read More…]

by February 20, 2018 0 comments News
Ramaphosa Pledges New Dawn

Ramaphosa Pledges New Dawn

New South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has spoken of a “new dawn” in his first State of the Nation address. Mr Ramaphosa, who was sworn in on Thursday, promised to “turn the tide of corruption”. He also spoke of accelerating land redistribution and outlined plans[Read More…]

by February 16, 2018 0 comments News
ECOWAS Court Rules Against Gambia’s  Draconian Media Laws

ECOWAS Court Rules Against Gambia’s Draconian Media Laws

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Regional Court today ruled that the Gambia’s draconian media laws on sedition, false news and criminal defamation violate the right to freedom of expression. In December 2015, Federation of African Journalists along with four exiled Gambian journalists[Read More…]

by February 14, 2018 1 comment News, Press Freedom