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Dr Saja Taal Passed Away

Dr Saja Taal Passed Away

Dr Taal, an extremely popular lecturer at the University of The Gambia, former Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education and also former managing director of the Daily Observer Company in 2005, passed away on Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal, The Point can reveal. Born on 22 March[Read More…]

by April 3, 2014 0 comments News
Amnesty Gives Gambia Red Card

Amnesty Gives Gambia Red Card

The UK-based human rights group has issued a red card to the Gambia government for its failure “to improve on its human rights situation.” Amnesty International (AI) says the West African country’s human rights situation has deteriorated since the Gambia’s first Universal Periodic Review (UPR)[Read More…]

by April 2, 2014 0 comments Politics
The Hunter Is Now The Hunted

The Hunter Is Now The Hunted

“I have not enjoyed being the President of the Gambia for nearly 10 years,” President Jammeh has reportedly admitted in a private talk. Gambian tyrant President, Alh, Yahya AJJ Professor ‘Dr’ Jammeh (Nasirudeen) is missing in the EU annual review panel on Gambia scheduled for[Read More…]

by April 2, 2014 0 comments Editorial
Jammeh: Media Is Not Your Enemy

Jammeh: Media Is Not Your Enemy

By Lamin Saddam Sanyang in The Netherlands The freedom of the media in the Gambia was seized on the 22nd of July 1994, when our democratic government was forcefully overthrown by President Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh and his bunch of criminals. From that day to date,[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Politics, Society
Gambians in Angola Cry Foul

Gambians in Angola Cry Foul

Many Gambian immigrants in the Angolan capital Luanda have complained about harassment meted out to them. They have since cried for help, accusing Angolan police of harassing, punishing and extorting money from immigrants. “This place you see in the picture is called São Paulo, =where many[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 2 comments News
GCC's Flexibility Is Undoubted

GCC's Flexibility Is Undoubted

By Kebba Abdoulie Sanneh In the muddy waters of the asymmetrical Gambian politics on the ground and the current appearance of different diaspora organisations with their platforms outlining their goals, strategy and calculative measures of the highest Machiavellian theories of undermining, destablising and ultimately bringing[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 2 comments Politics