Sunday, July 21, 2024

Alleged Jammeh enforcer Sonko goes on trial for crimes against humanity in Switzerland

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By Mustapha K. Darboe with New Narratives Ousman Sonko, former Gambia interior minister, faces justice in Switzerland Ousman Sonko, a 54-year-old former interior minister of The Gambia, goes on...

The man who can’t grow old: Chinese farmer, 34, is trapped in a child’s...

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A 34-year-old man in China has been trapped in a child's body due to brain injuries he had when he was six. Farmer Zhu Shengkai from the province...

Swiss Court hears testimony on Torture of Gambians protesting electoral reform

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By Mustapha K Darboe with New Narratives Bellinzona, Switzerland–Modou Ngum, a torture victim, testified before a Swiss court in the crimes against humanity trial of former Interior Minister...

Bodies Of Two Gambian Migrants Recovered In Italy

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The bodies of two Gambian migrants from Niumi Kanuma, have been recovered from the sea of Catanzaro Lido in Italy. According to Alladin Fatty, a Gambian migrant in...

KHASHOGGI KILLING: UN Investigator Meets Victim’s Fiancee

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A UN expert investigating the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has met his fiancée, Hatice Cengiz, in Turkey. Agnes Callamard, the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary...

US Designates Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as Terrorist Organization

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The United States on Monday designated Iran’s elite military force, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a terrorist organization, ramping up already far-reaching attempts to undermine the Iranian...

He Could Be The Most Famous Gambian And You Probably Don’t Know Him!

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He parties with the likes of Mayweather, he's celebrated all over Europe and America, and his face is on billboards around the world, yet most Gambians don't...

BREAKING: 38 Rescued, Over 60 Feared Dead as Migrant Boat Carrying Mostly Senegalese Capsized...

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By: Seringe ST Touray About 101 irregular migrants, mostly Senegalese, boarded a pirogue-style boat bound for Spain. The boat was at sea for over a month before the...

Burundi’s incoming president vows to unite nation isolated over rights abuses

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By Reuters Burundi’s incoming president Evariste Ndayishimiye was sworn in on Thursday after the sudden death of predecessor Pierre Nkurunziza, and he pledged to unite a country that...

Donald Trump becomes third US president to be put on senate trial after impeachment

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Donald Trump became the third president in American history to be impeached on Wednesday on a largely party line vote, setting up a formal trial next year...

Mugabe’s family says burial to be private, in snub to successor

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Zimbabwe’s former president, Robert Mugabe, will be buried at a private ceremony at a date still to be decided, his family said on Thursday, in an embarrassment...

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...

Tunisia’s president dies at 92 after almost five years in power

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Tunisia’s 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, who helped guide the north African country’s transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution, has died, the presidency said on Thursday. A...

UK Foreign Secretary Cameroon suggests visa sanctions against lawmakers who support FGM

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By Hadram Hydara The UK Foreign Secretary, Sir David Cameron, present at the Mansion House dinner alongside Dr Fatou Bensouda, the High Commissioner of The Gambia in the...

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is charged with the murder and manslaughter of George...

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Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been taken into custody over the death of black man George Floyd, four days after he was seen kneeling on his...

The Gambia Returnees Association Up in Arms Against President Barrow

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Following President's Barrow's interview at Chatham House, in which he cited his return and eventual success as a result of not overstaying in UK, The Gambia Returnees...

BRICS Welcomes Six New Members as the Alliance Strives for a More Substantial Role...

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By: Seringe ST Touray The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) countries, convening at their summit in Johannesburg, have declared a significant expansion of the emerging nations'...

OIC Summit Delegates Discuss Increase in International Efforts and Cooperation to Counter Islamophobia and...

By: Alieu Jallow The Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Hissein Brahim Taha, outlined that the cooperation discussed Islamophobia and religious hatred, as well as the increase...

Ivory Coast: Henri Konan Bedie says he will run in 2020 election

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By Reuters Ivory Coast’s octogenarian former President Henri Konan Bedie will run for office again in presidential elections in October, he said in a statement on Saturday. Bedie’s candidacy...

Escalating Conflict in Gaza: Rising Death Toll (20,000) and Humanitarian Crisis

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By: Seringe ST Touray Israeli airstrikes in Gaza have pushed the Palestinian death toll toward 20,000, displacing nearly 2 million people. Recent bombings targeted homes, a refugee camp,...