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Over A Dozen UDP Youth Leaders Arrested

Over A Dozen UDP Youth Leaders Arrested

Members of the United Democratic Party (UDP’s) Task Force were arrested in the Kombo South village of Madiana while on an engagement tour.  Party militants are said to be determined to continue their efforts of engaging the grassroots youth supporters. The opposition activists were invited[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 4 comments Uncategorised

Spirit Love

By Baba Galleh Jallow Like a river she flows In the valley of his soul Like a rainbow he smiles on the crest of her dreams Like a wave she plays on the sea of his chest Like the breeze he whispers in the silence[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments News
Charges Against Journalists Amended

Charges Against Journalists Amended

Gambian police on Thursday decided to amend the charges against the editor and freelance journalist of The Voice Newspaper, replacing conspiracy to commit felony with conspiracy to commit misdemenour. The prosecution’s application for the amendment was on Thursday granted by Magistrate Lamin Mbye of Banjul[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Press Freedom
The Man Who Understands Africa

The Man Who Understands Africa

We have been compelled to dig into the background of Dr. Manthia Diawara whose masterpiece lecture we reproduced on Wednesday caught the attention of many people. The high number of phone calls, emails and skype messages have been overwhelming. Caller after caller asked “who is[Read More…]

by February 13, 2014 0 comments News
International Peacekeepers Fail in CAR

International Peacekeepers Fail in CAR

International peacekeepers have failed to prevent the ethnic cleansing of Muslim civilians in the western part of the Central African Republic, Amnesty International said in a report issued today. To protect the country’s remaining Muslim communities, international peacekeeping forces must break the control of anti-balaka[Read More…]

by February 13, 2014 0 comments News
FGM Victims Get Clitoral Repair Hospital

FGM Victims Get Clitoral Repair Hospital

The world’s first clitoral repair hospital for victims of female genital mutilation (FGM), located in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, will open on March 7, according to a statement released today by the U.S.-based, nonprofit organization Clitoraid (http://www.clitoraid.org). Chantal Compaore, First Lady of Burkina Faso, will preside[Read More…]

by February 12, 2014 0 comments Health