• Gambian Dictator Fires One Of His Chief Pimps and Confidant

    Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh has disgracefully fired his long time stewardess and family member Ndey Jammeh. This is not the first time that Ndey has been removed from State House. The first one was after Jammeh’s...

  • Gambia: Release peaceful protesters and community members arbitrarily detained

    Gambian authorities must release peaceful protesters and community members, including a man in his 70s, who were arbitrarily arrested and detained last week, said Amnesty International today.  At least 40 people were arrested by police during...

  • Gambian dictator orders the court to drop charges against the Kartong 33

    Few hours after Amnesty International’s strong worded press release, and the continued advocacy of The Gambians in the diaspora, The Gambian dictator has ordered The Brikama Magistrate’s court to drop charges against the Kartong 33 with...

  • A Son, Known for His Kindness, Is Mourned After He Is Bludgeoned to Death

    On an unassuming block of Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side, Bubacarr Camara was murdered on Thursday, bludgeoned to death in broad daylight, the police believe, as he worked at his family’s clothing and odds-and-ends...

  • AC Milan sue Yusupha Yaffa after discovering he’s aged 28 not 19

    AC Milan are reportedly taking striker Yusupha Yaffa to court because the 19-year-old is actually 28-years-old. Yaffa, who hails from Gambia, was signed by Milan in 2013 after impressing on trial and was handed a place...

  • Carayol ready to play international football for the Gambia

    Middlesbrough winger Mustapha Carayol says it is the “right time” in his career to commit his international future to the Gambia. Carayol, 26, is back to full fitness after suffering a cruciate knee ligament injury which...

  • Swiss coach Raoul Savoy ready to lead a Gambian revival

    The Gambia return to competitive action this weekend with a new coach as they travel to face South Africa in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. Swiss Raoul Savoy is charged with reviving the Scorpions’...

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  • Who is Seinabo Sey? Introducing the Swedish-Gambian singer inspired by her dual identity

    Source : http://ind.pn/1K3AHHm Since the mid-2000s, it seems as though we’ve been stuck in a perpetual cycle of cultural revivalism, calling on the strongly coloured characters of the past to define and celebrate how we interpret...

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  • French press review 19 February 2016

    By Jack Fereday Border control occupies the opening pages of Le Monde this morning, as several European countries move to restrict the influx of migrants. Le Figaro asks whether the government will manage to pass its...

  • African press review 19 February 2016

    By Jack Fereday The presidential elections in Uganda is the subject of most east African editorials today. They continue to raise questions about the electoral process. Some 40,000 tonnes of consigned Pakistani rice and a man...

  • French press review 30 November 2015

    By Michael Fitzpatrick One single story . . . today’s opening of the heads of state at the UN Climate Conference . . . dominates every French front page this morning. It’s hard to tell if...

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    By Clea Broadhurst This week the French magazines continue to dig into the aftermath of the attacks in Paris and they offer different points of view regarding how to fight the Islamic State (IS) armed group,...

  • Gambian Diaspora Leader Welcomes Alleged Coup Attempt

    Source : VOA – http://bit.ly/1lFXptF The Gambian government has denied reports of an alleged attempted coup against President Yahya Jammeh. Gunfire erupted early Tuesday in the capital, Banjul, and residents awoke to find government buildings and...

  • Here’s what the U.S. came up with to stop a Gambian exodus: pop music.

    Source : http://wapo.st/1JtbWVf How do you stop a historic flow of migrants to Europe? With pop music, according to the U.S. Embassy in Gambia. As thousands of migrants left Gambia, one of Africa’s smallest, poorest and...

  • Africa exodus Tiny Gambia has a big export: Migrants desperate to reach Europe

    DAMPHA KUNDA, Gambia — The village was losing its young men. Hundreds had left their thatched-roof huts and tiny squares of farmland for the promise of Europe. About 40 had died on the way. Susso knew...