Yahya Jammeh training his recruited henchmen and killers.

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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXo3HCmL4zc&w=580&h=385] The Gambian leader created a death squad also documented by UN human rights watch and uses them to kill and suppress Gambians to cling to power.

“Punish The Gambia Government and ensure that impunity and violations of the ECOWAS Protocol...

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  Dakar, 5 June 2016- A West African grouping of faith based, rights, academic, women and youth organisations have urged the ECOWAS heads of state and government to...

Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is new ECOWAS chair

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By Alhagie Jobe in Dakar   Liberia president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been appointed as new chair for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) replacing President Macky...

New ECOWAS president says peace & security are sine-qua-non to regional integration

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By Alhagie Jobe in Dakar   The new President of the ECOWAS Commission Alain Marcel de Souza has said that "no real and lasting integration" is achievable, "without peace...

ECOWAS urges Gambia’s security forces to avoid using excessive force against citizens

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By Alhagie Jobe in Dakar   West African leaders gathered for a regional summit in the Senegalese capital, Dakar have urged the Gambia's security forces to avoid use of...

Tribalism: Jammeh’s Worst Nightmare

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  By Lamin Gano   In a recent meeting in Talinding during his meet the peoples’ tour, President Jammeh warned Gambians against tribalism. In his own words, “I will not...

George Christensen: The demise of an icon

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  By D. A. Jawo   With the untimely death of George Christensen, the Gambia, and indeed the entire African continent has lost not only a pioneering broadcaster but also...

Yahya Jammeh’s fine art of back-scratching for political advantage

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  In Gambia , many rightly wonder why every event of a serious matter of national disaster only blooms for couple days or a month and fade away...

Yahya Jammeh boycotts ECOWAS Summit in Dakar

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By Alhagie Jobe in Dakar   Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh has once again boycotted the ongoing 49th Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Governments of the Economic Community...

49th ECOWAS Summit opens in Dakar

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  The 49th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) opened Saturday in the Senegalese...

Veteran radio journalist George Christensen dies

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The entire Gambia media fraternity is shattered by the sudden death of veteran radio journalist George Christensen.   Mr Christensen who was proprietor of former Radio 1 FM, the...

Dictator Jammeh’s last hustle on trial

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Yahya Jammeh is the most polarizing figure in Gambia. In his speech Wednesday evening at Talinding— a town in Gambia, he spoke of tribalism and ethnic prejudice....

ECOWAS summit in Dakar to focus on regional issues

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West African leaders are meeting in the Senegalese Capital, Dakar on Saturday, June 4 to discuss regional issues of urgency particularly peace and security, pre and post election...

Luntang Jaiteh back as Alkalo of Bakau

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  Former Alkalo of Bakau, Luntang Jaiteh has been reinstated to his old position following dictator Jammeh's meeting in the popular opposition coastal strong hold. The move is...

GDC denied permit to hold maiden rally

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The newly registered political party of Mamma Kandeh has been denied a permit to hold its first political rally which is scheduled to take place tomorrow, Saturday,...

‘Yahya Jammeh should attend Dakar Summit out of respect for ECOWAS’ President Sall

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Following the shaky relations between The Gambia and Senegal which was heightened by the recent border impasse, Senegal's President Macky Sall has said he is still not...

Senegal: Karim Wade could be released from prison by end of year

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  By our Dakar correspondent, Alhaji Jobe   The President of Senegal, Macky Sall has said that it is very possible that Karim Wade will be released before end of...

ICC’s Controversial assessment of The Gambian situation

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Yahya Jammeh’s actions behind closed doors and public indifference as a pious “Muslim” to the continued persecution and murder of Gambians is a scandal of enormous proportions....

The Gambia: Jammeh endorses impunity

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By D. A. Jawo   Once again, most Gambians and friends of the Gambia were no doubt quite embarrassed by the type of undiplomatic language President Yahya Jammeh is...

Gambia: Crackdown and brutal repression in run up to elections – Amnesty International

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Authorities in Gambia must free dozens of political prisoners and end the brutal crackdown on the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly ahead of elections...