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New SIC Leader Prioritises Unity

New SIC Leader Prioritises Unity

The newly elected President of the Supreme Islamic Council wants to establish unity among Gambian Muslims. The election of Sheikh Essa Foday Darboe on Sunday at a two-day congress comes at a time of intense polarisation among Muslims in the Gambia. “It’s a big pleasure[Read More…]

by January 11, 2021 0 comments News
SIC Congress Elects New Executive

SIC Congress Elects New Executive

Delegates of the 5th National Congress of the Supreme Islamic Council (SIC) on Sunday elected a new executive into office, with Sheikh Essa Foday Darboe replacing the outgoing President Imam Lamin Touray.   Of the 124 delegates drawn from across the country, 105 voted to[Read More…]

by January 11, 2021 0 comments News
Why UDP Picks Bones With IEC

Why UDP Picks Bones With IEC

The UDP Statement on the postponement of the proposed IEC Voter Registration Dates scheduled for 14th January 2021   The United Democratic Party (UDP) has registered with utter dismay the notice of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) for the indefinite postponement of the voter registration[Read More…]

by January 6, 2021 0 comments News
Kenya’s black market baby trade: A mother’s choice

Kenya’s black market baby trade: A mother’s choice

Last month, BBC Africa Eye exposed a thriving black-market trade in babies in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. Police arrested seven people on trafficking charges in response to the story, but what about the women on the other side of these illegal deals? What drives a[Read More…]

by December 18, 2020 0 comments News
OICGambia Announces Hiring of Electricity Engineers

OICGambia Announces Hiring of Electricity Engineers

Press Release OICGAMBIA ANNOUNCES THE HIRING OF DAR ENGINEERING & MAHFOUS ENGINEERING FOR THE DESIGN AND SUPERVISION OF THE ELECTRICITY NETWORK ENHANCEMENT PROJECT Petroleum House, Brusubi, 17th December 2020 – The Gambia O.I.C. Secretariat, in collaboration with the National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC), wishes[Read More…]

by December 18, 2020 0 comments News, Society
Jammeh Slapped With UK Sanctions

Jammeh Slapped With UK Sanctions

The ousted Gambian President Yahya Jammeh is greeted with yet another bad news. Mr. Jammeh is among the 10 people slapped with the United Kingdom’s travel sanctions. All the sanctioned people have been accused of gross human rights violations in The Gambia, Russia, Venezuela and[Read More…]

by December 11, 2020 0 comments News