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Chief Fired For Not Welcoming Jammeh

Chief Fired For Not Welcoming Jammeh

President Yahya Jammeh’s dialogue with the people’s tour has proven to be a moment that instills fear and apprehension among district chiefs, alkalolu and senior government officials who have become victims of either arrest, detention or sacking. Some have been charged with giving false information[Read More…]

by April 23, 2014 0 comments Politics
Obstacles To Gambia’s Struggle

Obstacles To Gambia’s Struggle

A senior political activist has pinpointed what can be seen as the greatest obstacles to the struggle to liberate the Gambia from the clutches of tyranny. “The political persecution of targeted opposition/UDP activists or supporters must stop,” Mr. Alkali Conteh writes, in reaction to the[Read More…]

by April 22, 2014 3 comments Politics
What Does OJ Mean?

What Does OJ Mean?

  By Suntou Touray Dida Halake Asks, “was OJ Jallow not playing by the rule in Gambian opposition Unity efforts 20 years down the line?”  The former Agriculture Minister of the deposed PPP government made a rallying cry for Gambian opposition to unite in a[Read More…]

by April 21, 2014 35 comments Politics

Opposition Activist's Family Cries Foul

The family of an opposition activist of the United Democratic Party has cried foul about the arrest and subsequent detention of Kasim Fadera. Mr. Fadera, a petty trader in Jarra Soma in Lower River Region, was picked up by agents of the National Intelligence Agency[Read More…]

by April 21, 2014 11 comments Politics
Rude State House Staff Warned

Rude State House Staff Warned

The person endowed with the knowledge of the Gambia’s State House has cautioned rude staff, particularly security officers, to comport themselves within the confines of respect at all times. The source, name withheld for security reasons, said he has been following developments at State House[Read More…]

by April 19, 2014 11 comments Politics
OJ: It’s Time To Fight Together

OJ: It’s Time To Fight Together

The Coordinator of the People’s Progressive Party has reiterated the need for the opposition to fight together as one people to get rid of what he called “this accidental history.” Omar Amadou Jallow expressed his party’s willingness to coalesce with other opposition parties to “once[Read More…]

by April 17, 2014 3 comments Politics