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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
Mayor Colley Insulted Gambians

Mayor Colley Insulted Gambians

  Please allow me space to respond to a story you ran in your 12th November issue captioned “Yankuba Colley described Ousainou Darboe and his UDP as a joke”. I believe that it is Yankuba himself who is a big joke and a fake. The[Read More…]

by December 9, 2014 26 comments Politics
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
Human Right Is The Issue, Not Homosexuality

Human Right Is The Issue, Not Homosexuality

Says Lawyer Ousainou Darboe Veteran Lawyer and opposition leader, Ousainou Darboe, has said the Gambia government is using the homosexuality debate to divert the attention of Gambians from more pressing issues and that withdrawal from EU negotiations will have adverse ramifications for the country. In[Read More…]

by December 8, 2014 7 comments Politics
CORDEG Ongoing Activities

CORDEG Ongoing Activities

From the spring of this year to date CORDEG has been involved in a number activities and exploratory works in promoting our aims and objects. International/Diplomatic: CORDEG was represented at the Brussels EU/AFRICA summit planned protest Match in April 2014.Although the protest as originally conceived[Read More…]

by December 7, 2014 8 comments Society
'EU Aid Not Tied To Homosexuality'

'EU Aid Not Tied To Homosexuality'

European Union officials have reportedly dismissed the Gambia government’s accusations linking the regional bloc’s aid to homosexuality. “We are aware of the statement by the Gambia Foreign Minister’s intention to end dialogue with the EU,” a source close to the EU told Kairo News. “The[Read More…]

by December 7, 2014 2 comments Society