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US Charges Barrow Over Gambia Coup

US Charges Barrow Over Gambia Coup

By Amy Forliti Associated Press A Tennessee man was charged Friday in last month’s failed attempt to overthrow the government in the West African nation of Gambia. Alagie Barrow, 41, of Lavergne, Tennessee, is the third American of Gambian descent to be charged in U.S.[Read More…]

by January 31, 2015 2 comments News
Jonathan Stoned For Not Crushing Boko Haram

Jonathan Stoned For Not Crushing Boko Haram

President Goodluck Jonathan’s convoy was on Thursday stoned in Yola, the Adamawa State capital, a Yola-based source told SaharaReporters. Jonathan was in the state in continuation of his presidential campaign that is widely being resisted following his 2011 promise that he will be a one-term president.[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments News
Jammeh Is Addicted To Social Media

Jammeh Is Addicted To Social Media

President Yahya Jammeh’s close associates have blamed him for not being honest when he had publicly denied having any social media account, let alone browse it. “President Jammeh needs to apologise for being dishonest to Gambians,” a close source told Kairo News. “HE knew he[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments News, Society
Entertaining African Cup 2015

Entertaining African Cup 2015

This year’s African Cup of Nations hosted by Equatorial Guinea is loaded with stunning goals, shock exits and the critical draws to decide qualification to the quarter finals. Controversy and drama have already clouded the tournament well before it reaches the knock out stage. Cameroon[Read More…]

by January 29, 2015 1 comment News
The Gambia: Where Good Men Suffer

The Gambia: Where Good Men Suffer

Magistrate O. Cham of the Brikama Magistrates’ Court yesterday ruled that the Caliph General of Darsilameh Shangajor Muhideen Hydara and the Village Alkalo, Buyeh Touray, have a case to answer. When the case was called, Chief Inspector Camara said he had filed his reply and[Read More…]

by January 28, 2015 8 comments News
Jaliba Lost Legendary Wollof Drummer

Jaliba Lost Legendary Wollof Drummer

  News of the untimely death of the legendary Wollof drummer of the Kumareh Band was broken by the wife of Jaliba Kuyateh. Fatou Jaliba Suso was in pain as she broke Nyaw Nying’s death to the fans of the Kumareh Band early this morning[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 0 comments News