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GPU Damns Assault On Journalist

GPU Damns Assault On Journalist

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has damned assault on journalist Pa Modou Bojang by the Police Intervention Unit personnel at Faraba Banta in Kombo East on Monday. “Enough is enough,” GPU Secretary General Saikou Jammeh said in a press release. “These attacks are a step[Read More…]

by June 19, 2018 0 comments News
Gambia: A Moment In Time

Gambia: A Moment In Time

Late Monday afternoon, I came home to a pile of messages alerting to a fracas unveiling in the university town of Faraba Banta. A developing story, it reads, but the more I peel through correspondences, the scarier it came to be! Fellow Gambians – there[Read More…]

by June 19, 2018 0 comments Society
Faraba Fatal Shooters In Police Custody

Faraba Fatal Shooters In Police Custody

Gambian President is deeply saddened by reports of clashes in Faraba which led to loss of lives. President Adama Barrow’s office confirms that three police officers involved in the fatal shootings are in police custody while one is admitted at the Intensive Care Unit. “Out[Read More…]

by June 18, 2018 1 comment News
CHRD Condemn Faraba Killings

CHRD Condemn Faraba Killings

The Center for Human Rights and Development (CHRD) has condemned the fatal shootings of Faraba Banta peaceful protesters by officers of the Police Intervention Unit. In a press release published below, the rights group urged The Gambia government to open up investigation into the matter[Read More…]

by June 18, 2018 0 comments News
Protesters Set Alkalo’s House On Fire

Protesters Set Alkalo’s House On Fire

Kairo News has just been informed that the protesting Faraba Banta youths have not now resorted to attacking anyone who sympathises or supports Julakay Engineering and Construction Company sand mining. The angry youths are reported to be identifying and setting fire to the homes of[Read More…]

by June 18, 2018 0 comments News
Faraba Clash Kills 2 Protesters

Faraba Clash Kills 2 Protesters

The Monday morning bloody clash involving the Police Intervention Unit officers and Faraba Bantang youths has left two deaths. Bakary Kujabi and Ebrima Bah – both residents of the Kombo East village – have reportedly died of gunshot wounds. The clash, which precedes earlier acts[Read More…]

by June 18, 2018 0 comments News