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Gambian Diplomats Jailed For Fraud

Gambian Diplomats Jailed For Fraud

A gang led by Gambian diplomats who turned their London embassy into a tax-free tobacconist, cheating British taxpayer out of nearly £5 million have been jailed for 33 years. Yusupha Bojang, 54, the deputy head of the Gambian Diplomatic Mission in Kensington, and his colleagues ordered[Read More…]

by December 10, 2014 7 comments News
UK Jury Found Gambian Diplomats Guilty

UK Jury Found Gambian Diplomats Guilty

A gang of Gambian diplomats who ran a tax-free tobacconist from their embassy are facing jail for cheating the British taxpayer out of £5million. Yusupha Bojang, 54, the Deputy Head of the Gambian Diplomatic Mission in Kensington, and his colleagues ordered 32 metric tonnes of[Read More…]

by December 8, 2014 7 comments News
UDP Insists On Level Playing Field

UDP Insists On Level Playing Field

The main opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) recently wrapped up a provincial tour. The party’s high-powered delegation used the tour to hammer home their central message of criticising the lack of level political field, human rights and break down of democracy in the Gambia. The[Read More…]

by December 7, 2014 2 comments News
Uhuru Trial: Bensouda Budges

Uhuru Trial: Bensouda Budges

By Basillioh Mutahi Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has withdrawn the charges against Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta at the International Criminal Court. “In light of the Trial Chamber’s 3 December 2014 “Decision on Prosecution’s application for a further adjournment”, the Prosecution withdraws the charges against Mr Kenyatta,”[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments News
State Mumbles More Charges Against Remanded Minister

State Mumbles More Charges Against Remanded Minister

State prosecutors have vehemently opposed granting bail to the former Transport Minister, saying more charges could be brought against Ousman Badjie. Mr. Badjie remained remanded in Mile 2 Central Prisons since his firing on November 13th this year. He spent barely three months on the[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 4 comments News
Another Slap On Jammeh's Face

Another Slap On Jammeh's Face

The acquittal and discharge of the former Youth and Sports Permanent Secretary has dealt another blow on President Yahya Jammeh’s efforts to punish innocent people – the people he (Jammeh) had used and abused to the core. Mambanyick Njie’s legal victory, which the regime will[Read More…]

by December 4, 2014 1 comment News