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Remanded Minister Secures Bail

Remanded Minister Secures Bail

The Gambia’s remanded former Minister of Works at last secured the right to bail. Justice Simone Abi of the High Court in Banjul last week granted bail to Ousman Badjie. Mr. Badjie’s bail bond includes two Gambian sureties each owning a landed property worth D5[Read More…]

by December 14, 2014 0 comments News
Falai Let Down Activist Colleagues

Falai Let Down Activist Colleagues

Activist colleagues of Mr. Falai Baldeh have expressed disappointment over his defection to the ruling Alliance for Patriotic, Re-orientation and Construction of President Yahya Jammeh. The fierce critic of the Gambia government’s policies reportedly jumped ship during a meeting involving officials of the government and APRC[Read More…]

by December 14, 2014 11 comments Politics
We Must Have Unity Of Action

We Must Have Unity Of Action

After all is said and done, we are all in the same fight, and the same team. But one thing that must be present, kicking and alive is UNITY of Action. Some might take the route of “reconciliation”, others “force”, others “rebellion” or “whatever”, but[Read More…]

by December 14, 2014 0 comments News
Security Blocks Obasanjo’s Book

Security Blocks Obasanjo’s Book

Nigerian security have blocked more copies of a book authored by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. “The State Security Service people have told us that they won’t allow more copies of the book into the country,” a close Obasanjo source told Sahara Reporters. The politically controversial[Read More…]

by December 14, 2014 0 comments Politics
'Gambia Not Doing Enough To Trace Disappeared Americans'

'Gambia Not Doing Enough To Trace Disappeared Americans'

By Abdoulie John Family members of the disappeared United States citizens in the Gambia are convinced that the Jammeh government is no longer ready to conduct an ‘appropriate investigation’ into the matter. “While US State department is working with the families to shed light on[Read More…]

by December 14, 2014 0 comments News
A Calming Fulbe Music: Love That Never Ends

A Calming Fulbe Music: Love That Never Ends

Moumounie Bande sings ‘Yidde Nde Timmata’ (meaning Love that Never Ends in Fula parlance) from her album ‘Alla yo Lobbo’ (God is Good). Moumounie Bande and her husband Zakariya Bah are Fulani artists living in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. This YouTube video was filmed in a[Read More…]

by December 13, 2014 2 comments Culture, Society