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Gambia: Truth Commission Hearings on 2005 Migrant Massacre

Gambia: Truth Commission Hearings on 2005 Migrant Massacre

More than 50 West Africans Killed Under Ex-President Yahya Jammeh Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission (TRRC) will hold hearings at its current session, which began on February 22, 2021, on the 2005 massacre of more than 50 West African migrants. It was the largest[Read More…]

by February 25, 2021 0 comments Politics
Another Move Against French Colonialism: The Eco Currency In Africa

Another Move Against French Colonialism: The Eco Currency In Africa

West African CFA franc currency banknotes and coins sit in this arranged photograph in Dakar, Senegal, Jan. 11, 2015. (Photo by Getty Images) BY AHMET KAVAS One of the first details given about countries is their currency. In this sense, many African countries draw attention[Read More…]

by January 6, 2021 0 comments Politics
Of Darboe’s Distateful Personal Politics

Of Darboe’s Distateful Personal Politics

Why the UDP leader needs to sanitise his rhetoric and leave President Barrow’s father to rest in peace   By Yaya Dampha (Sweden)   I see it as a civic duty to respond to the unpleasant and ungentlemanly remarks by a veteran 72-year-old politician in[Read More…]

by December 11, 2020 0 comments Politics
Harris Election ‘Enormously Significant Moment’

Harris Election ‘Enormously Significant Moment’

As we’ve mentioned in previous posts, Kamala Harris has made history today in several ways.   She is the first female US vice-president-elect, and is set to be the first black person and the first Asian American to serve in the VP role.   The[Read More…]

by November 8, 2020 0 comments Politics
West Africa Rights Coalition Blames Nigeria

West Africa Rights Coalition Blames Nigeria

A Coalition of Human Rights Organisations in West Africa condemns the Killing of Protesting Youth in Nigeria. The under-listed organisations in West Africa condemn the killings of the youth protesting against police brutality under the #ENDSARS movement in Nigeria. It was reported that the incident[Read More…]

by October 22, 2020 0 comments Politics
President Barrow Reshuffles Cabinet

President Barrow Reshuffles Cabinet

President Adama Barrow on Wednesday effected a minor cabinet reshuffle. In the process, President Barrow relieved Ministers of Youth and Sports and Trade, Hadrammeh Sidibeh and Lamin Jobe, respectively. In a press release published below, President Barrow announced the appointment of Bakary Y. Badjie as[Read More…]

by September 30, 2020 0 comments Politics