Gambia News


Friday, 07-31-15, 16:35More Developments[Daily Observer] To many people, when development is mentioned what comes to mind are roads, water supply, power grids, sewers, telecommunications, schools, hospitals etc. These aforementioned features of infrastructural development, anywhere, are regarded as basic necessities for continuous survival of any society. This is to say, infrastructure refers to the basic physical and organisational structures needed for the operation of a society. read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 11:19Letter From the Graves - Murdered Gambians Write to President Jammeh[Fahamu] July 22, 2015 is President Yahya Jammeh's twenty-first anniversary in power. To mark this day, the numerous Gambians murdered under the Jammeh regime are crying out for justice in a joint letter to West Africa's King of Impunity. These victims, who are tired of waiting for justice, have expressed their suffering in the absence of accountability for The Gambia's violations of human rights, including freedom of expression and press freedom. read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 9:44Why Gambia Is Not Ideal to Host Africa's Human Rights Watchdog[The Conversation Africa] When one thinks of human rights in Africa, The Gambia might spring to mind as an example of a country with a domestic record of grave violations. It is therefore rather surprising that the African Commission on Human and People's Rights continues to be located in the country's capital Banjul. read more...
Thursday, 07-30-15, 6:08Former Gambia Forward Cherno Samba Retires, Pursues Coaching Badges[CAF] Former Gambia international forward Cherno Samba has announce his retirement from football to pursue his coaching badges in England. read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 17:39Former GRA Deputy Commissioner of Enforcement Convicted[The Point] The former deputy commissioner of enforcement at the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA), Veronic Carayol, was yesterday convicted and sentenced to a fine of D90,000 on counts 1, 2 and 4. read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 9:32Radio Station Manager Languishing in NIA Detention[MFWA] The notorious National Intelligence Agency (NIA) in The Gambia is holding Abdoulie Ceesay, journalist and managing director of Taranga FM, a community radio station in The Gambia. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 16:22Gambia, Russia Sign Anti-Drug Trafficking Pact[Daily Observer] The Gambia and the Russian Federation have signed a historic agreement meant to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in the fight against drug trafficking. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 10:11'West, North African Countries Extremely Vulnerable to Drug Trafficking'[Daily Observer] West and North African countries are extremely vulnerable to transit drug trafficking into western countries, the director of the Federal Drug Control Services of the Russian Federation has said. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 6:20Forward With the Gambia[Daily Observer] With the euphoria surrounding the generosity of President Jammeh in the mass forgiveness of prisoners, we wish to call on all the pardoned convicts, families and all Gambians both at home and abroad to look within, burry the past and focus on issues that will move this our great country forward. read more...
Monday, 07-27-15, 12:02NRP, APRC Candidates Nominated for Lower Saloum By-Election[The Point] The opposition National Reconciliation Party (NRP) has thrown in their hat in the ring to challenge the ruling APRC party nominated candidate for the Lower Saloum by-election, slated to take place on 6 August 2015. read more...


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