DEAR SENEGAL, MY NEIGHBOR

As a neighbor it is only right that I congratulate you on your 54th independence anniversary from French colonial rule. Nothing is more worthy of celebrating to...

ABOUT 30 BUSINESSES CLOSE IN THE GAMBIA SINCE JANUARY

Tens of businesses have been closing shop in the Gambia since the introduction of new tax system in January this year. This follows Jammeh’s refusal to reduce...

COURT ISSUES ARREST WARRANT FOR NINE GAMBIANS INVOLVED IN DECEMBER 30 ATTACKS ON STATE...

The Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Abi yesterday issued an arrest warrant for nine Gambians allegedly involved in the December 30 (2014) attack on the...

Eumeu Sene advertising his Gambia trip

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#Jammeh swallowed his words

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxGGS2yITeA&w=580&h=385] Gambian #President, Yahya Jammeh swallowed his words on inviting Senegalese Musicians to Banjul

STOP BULLYING SHEIKH MUHIDEEN

 The ongoing trial of Darsilami Sangajor Caliph Sheikh Sheriff Muhideen Hydara represents one of the most nauseating inflictions of unnecessary and totally unjust harassment of innocent persons...

NIA OPERATIONS DIRECTOR LANGUISHES IN DETENTION

Borry Bojang, The Operations Director at the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) is languishing in incommunicado detention at the dreaded NIA Headquarters for at least two months now. Borry...

AN IMPENDING DISEASE OUTBREAK IN THE GAMBIA AS TAX COLLECTION DUTIES CHANGE HANDS!!!

In what seems like yet another disastrous public policy blunder, huge piles of refuse are said to be ubiquitous in markets and other public places all around...

THE GAMBIA: SELF INTEREST AND TWISTED MINDS; THE BINARY EFFECTS OF THE GAMBIAN TYRANNY

It is a war that has sapped the wills of so many, and forced the escape, to freedom, of so many others. It is an undefined war...

AS IMF APPROVES $10.8 MILLION TO BAILOUT GAMBIA, JAMMEH INVITES SENEGALESE WRESTLER EUMEU SENE...

In recognition of the imminent threat to the Gambian economy, the IMF last week 2nd April 2015 issued a press release approving a bailout for Gambia. The...

UN HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICE CONCERN ABOUT DEATH SENTENCES IN THE GAMBIA

“We are deeply concerned about the death sentences apparently imposed last week by a military tribunal in Gambia against three people accused of participating in an attempted...

JOB VACANCY: IT WON’T HAPPEN TO ME SYNDROME

Hello ladies and gentlemen (members of the general public), the position is now VACANT again. There is a rat race going on for replacement of the previous...

THE GAMBIA GOVERNMENT FINALLY SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE SECRET COURT MARTIAL-AS THREE ARE SENTENCED...

The Gambia National TV few hours ago announced the conviction of six military personnel who were charged with the December 30 attacks on State House. They are...

SOLDIERS SENTENCED TO DEATH IN SECRET TRIAL MUST NOT BE EXECUTED

Death sentences imposed on soldiers accused of participating in December’s attempted coup d’état in Gambia are a cruel violation of the right to life and the right...

GAMBIA CONVICTS SIX OVER FAILED PLOT TO TOPPLE JAMMEH

BANJUL, March 31 (Reuters) - Six soldiers were convicted in Gambia for their role in a failed attempt to oust President Yahya Jammeh late last year and...

PEOPLE’S PROGRESSIVE PARTY ROARED, Allies a NO-SHOW!

First things first! CONGRATULATIONS to honorable Omar A. Jallow and the People's Progressive Party (PPP) for a very successful rally celebrating the country's 50th Independence Anniversary. It...

BANKA MANNEH FREED ON BAIL

In a dramatic twist on Thursday March 19th 2015, Minnesota Federal Magistrate, Becky R. Thorson of St. Paul, granted Banka Manneh conditional bail. Mr. Manneh, a household name...

AN IMPENDING MASS RETRENCHMENT OF AREA COUNCIL TAX COLLECTORS AS THEIR ROLE SHIFTS OVER...

Reports reaching us have confirmed that The Ministry of Lands and Regional Government has sent a Presidential directive to all Area Councils and Municipalities informing them that...

AFRICA: PRESIDENT MACKY SALL BREAKS FROM MOLD; INADVERTENTLY PUTS AFRICAN DICTATORS ON NOTICE

Is it a sign of the times; perhaps even a new paradigm shift, or just an ephemeral indulgence in rare political maturity? In the coming weeks and...

THE GAMBIA: 50 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE, 20 YEARS OF TERROR

He claimed to be a different kind of soldier and promised not to hang on to power, and never to install a dictatorship. Who said that power...