Sunday, June 23, 2024

Nigeria: 85 Civilians, Including Children, Killed In Accidental Drone Strike, Government Reports

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By: Seringe ST Touray In a tragic incident, an army drone strike in northwestern Nigeria mistakenly hit a village during a Muslim festival, leading to the deaths of...

Barrow Promises Stricter Laws and Severe Jail Sentences for Migrant Smugglers

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By: Seringe ST Touray President Adama Barrow is taking a tough stance against migrant smuggling, announcing plans for stricter laws and longer jail terms for those organizing boat...

The Emergency Assistance Fellowship Now Called the Deyda Hydara Scholarship in Honor of Late...

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By: Seringe ST Touray In November 2023, Reporters Without Borders Germany launched a new fellowship program for journalists facing imminent threats, now called the Deyda Hydara Scholarship. Named after...

Germany Sentences Former Death Squad Member Bai Lowe to Life for Crimes Against Humanity

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By: Seringe ST Touray A German court has sentenced a Gambian man, Bai Lowe, to life in prison for his involvement in a death squad that targeted opponents...

“I can’t recall signing an MOU with MoH.” Board Member’s Testimony Raises Questions About...

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By: Alieu Jallow "I cannot recall sitting in a board meeting to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Health," stated Ernest Andrew Mendy, a...

Passengers Stranded at Banjul-Barra Ferry Terminal for Hours

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By: Alieu Jallow Passengers at the Banjul-Barra crossing point have found themselves stranded at the ferry terminal in Banjul for over three hours. One of our sources, a...

Hilda Baci Loses Her Guinness World Record for Longest Cooking Marathon

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By: Seringe ST Touray Hilda Baci has lost her Guinness World Record for the longest cooking marathon to Alan Fisher of Ireland. Fisher surpassed Hilda's record by over...

Michael Correa, an Alleged Gambian Death Squad Member, to Stand Trial in the USA

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San Francisco and Geneva, November 2nd, 2023 Michael Correa, an alleged member of former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh’s notorious “Junglers” death squad, is scheduled to stand trial in...

Senegal’s Electoral Battle: Sonko Faces More Challenges In Fight for Reinstatement

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By: Seringe ST Touray A Senegalese interior ministry branch rejected the electoral commission's request to reinstate Ousmane Sonko on the voter list and provide essential candidacy documents for...

BREAKING: The Gambia govt condems ‘Israeli Military operations’ in Gaza

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The Gambia government has released a statement condemning Israel's military attack and continuous bombardment of Gaza and calls for an "unconditional ceasefire". ...................................................................................... Below reads the full press release: It...
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BsAC Fires Acting CEO, Finance Director Over Financial Fraud

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh The Basse Area Council has unanimously dismissed Acting CEO Bai Gibba Sallah and Finance Director Lamin Jassey for theft. The resolution was passed by the...

Unraveling the Tragedy: Nurse Identified as Primary Suspect in Afrobeats Star MohBad’s Death

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By: Seringe ST Touray The death of Nigerian Afrobeats star, MohBad has taken a turn, with police identifying a nurse as the "primary suspect." The singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba,...

Madi Jobarteh Says, “I am Neither Scared nor Intimidated”

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Shortly after the departure of police officers from his residence, responding to their summons for questioning, human rights activist Madi Jobarteh said that he...

Senegal Upholds Ban On TikTok Following Ousmane Sonko Debacles

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By: Seringe ST Touray Senegal has decided to maintain the ban on TikTok, insisting that the company commit to establishing a system for account removal. The decision was...

Nigeria: Gunmen Abduct University Students, Demanding Ransom

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By: Seringe ST Touray In northwestern Nigeria's Katsina state, gunmen recently abducted five female students from a university, marking the second such incident in the region in the...

Ousmane Sonko’s Legal Battle Escalates As He Takes His Fight To The Supreme Court

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By: Seringe ST Touray Lawyers representing Ousmane Sonko have initiated a legal counteraction at the Supreme Court through two appeals. This move follows a previous appeal filed at...

Ali Bongo’s Wife, Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Valentin, Charged With Money Laundering

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By: Seringe ST Touray Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Valentin, the spouse of Gabon's ousted president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, is facing charges of "money laundering" and other offenses, according to...

Tragic Loss: Gambia Police Mourns Two Officers Slain in Shooting Incident

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By: Dawda Baldeh The Gambia Police Force is grappling with profound grief following the tragic loss of two dedicated officers, PC Pateh Jallow and PC Sang J Gomez....

Kevin McCarthy Announces House of Representatives’ Decision to Launch Biden Impeachment Inquiry

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By: Seringe ST Touray Kevin McCarthy, the highest-ranking Republican in the US House of Representatives, has announced that the House will initiate a formal impeachment inquiry against President...

The Death Toll from the Earthquake in Morocco Has Climbed to Over 800 Fatalities

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By: The Fatu Network Editorial On Friday night, a powerful earthquake struck Moroccan cities, leading to extensive destruction and panic in Marrakech, a popular tourist destination, as well...