Monday, June 17, 2024

GAP congratulates ‘newly elected 5th president of Senegal’ Diomaye

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By Dawda Baldeh The Gambia Action Party (GAP) leader Musa Ousainou Yali Batchilly has congratulated Bassirou Diomaye Faye, 'the newly elected 5th president of the Republic of Senegal,...

Opinion│Balla’s take on Sunday’s vote in Senegal

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OPINION By Musa Bassadi Jawara I’ve written dozens of articles on politics, economics and security in Africa, for over a decade. My writings were done incognito until recently; I...

Tragic Death of Isatou Chorr Demands Justice

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OPINION By Bakary J Janneh Right Activist The devastating news of Isatou Chorr's untimely demise has sent shockwaves through communities far and wide. Isatou Chorr, a Gambian maid, was allegedly...

Shaping the African Narrative: Prince Bubacarr Aminata Sankanu’s Journey through the African Union Media...

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By: Mahzouba Maya Faal In the bustling corridors of continental governance and media evolution, Prince Bubacarr Aminata Sankanu stands as a beacon of transformative leadership, spearheading change and...

Hon. Ceesay Delivers Youth Forum Report at ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Meeting, Calls for Youth...

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By: Dawda Baldeh National Assembly Member for Old Yundum Constituency, Hon. Abdoulie Ceesay, delivered the Youth Forum Report at the ACP-EU joint parliamentary meeting in Angola. The forum, which...

OPINION: Senegal Covered in a Cloud of Uncertainty

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By: Musa Bassadi Jawara Presidential elections were scheduled to take place this Sunday, February 25, 2024, in Senegal. A presidential decree and act of the National Assembly, placed...

The Crisis of Post-Presidency: A Problem Macky Sall and Yahya Jammeh Have in Common

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By Amat Jeng, Howard University, Washington D.C. ([email protected]) In the late 1970s, the Comoros entered a period known as ‘période noire’ after President Ali Sohli, a deranged dictator,...

Madi Jobarteh Says ECOWAS Is the Greatest Obstacle to Democracy in West Africa

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By: Sainabou Gassama Madi Jobarteh, a prominent human rights activist and civil society leader, has accused ECOWAS of promoting bad leadership and governance in its region. Following the press...

Exploring Opportunities: Gambian Musician/Entrepreneur Secures Partnerships with UAE Investors

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By: Dawda Baldeh Renowned Gambian Musician, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, and Activist Modou Lamin Bah, also known as Egalitarian, has successfully secured a partnership with ACX Investment LLC, a potential...

Senegal Election Postponement: Teachers Threaten General Strike

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By: Dawda Baldeh Teachers in Senegal have threatened to embark on a general strike following the postponement of the February 25th Presidential election, sparking tension in the West...

Macky Must Respect Senegal’s Constitution

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OPINION By: Modou A. Sambou President Macky Sall of Senegal has engineered a flagrant breach of his country's constitution by unilaterally delaying the presidential election that was slated for...

Kenyan Self-Proclaimed Pastor Charged with the Murder of 191 Children

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By: Sainabou Gassama Kenyan cult leader Paul Mackenzie and 29 associates have been charged with the murder of 191 children, whose bodies were discovered buried in a forest. Paul...

Nigerian Chess Master Receives Praise After Winning 10 Games Simultaneously

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By: Dawda Baldeh Nigerian Chess Master Tunde Onakoya has astonished audiences in Germany by playing chess against ten opponents simultaneously, maneuvering around and engaging them in competitive games,...

West African Military-Led Nations Exit ECOWAS, Citing Alleged Threats and Betrayal

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By: Sainabou Gassama Three West African nations led by military forces have declared their immediate withdrawal from the regional bloc of ECOWAS, accusing the organization of posing a...

Fear of Starving to Death Rises among Desert-Stranded Gambian Migrants

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By: Dawda Baldeh More than two hundred Gambian migrants, attempting to reach Europe via Tunisia, are grappling with the looming threat of starving to death in the Niger...

2024 rolling: It is not a new year that makes you prosper    

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By Amara Thoronka  Days ago, we bid farewell to the year 2023. It was the end of a 12-month cycle. As in every other year, 2023 was...

Urgent Call for Action: Inhumane Treatment of African Migrants in Tunisia Must Cease

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By: Bakary J. Janneh In recent weeks, the actions of the Tunisian Police Force towards African migrants within the country have raised serious concerns and prompted an outcry...

The West Africa Social Media Award Committee Unveils 2024 Award Categories

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By: Dawda Baldeh The West Africa Social Media Award (WASMA) organizing committee has unveiled eleven award categories for the first-ever 2024 award ceremony to be held in Holland...

Key goal influencer returns as Scorpions look for redemption against Guinea 

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh After the disappointing defeat against Senegal on Monday, the Scorpions of The Gambia returned to training with the hope of redeeming themselves ahead of...

AFCON 2023: Senegal Tops Group C with a 3-0 Victory Against Gambia

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By: Dawda Baldeh In the opening match of the Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast, the Lions of Taranga, also known as the Senegal national football team,...