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Gambian Sports Journalist Passes Away

By Sulayman BahSerrekunda, 14th August 2019 - Alagie Cham a respected sports journalist has departed earth after a brief illness.Cham, one of few journalists...

PDOIS Reiterates Call for System Change

By Yankuba JallowPeople’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) has reiterated its call for system change in The Gambia.Speaking to the press on...

Sidia Jatta Challenges Youth, Women to Champion System Change

Transcribed by Momodou JarjuSidia Jatta, PDOIS candidate for Wuli West, has advised women in his party to work to bringing about system change in...

GPF Issues Warning to Drivers

The Inspector General of Police has on Friday warned drivers to comply with security procedures at checkpoints or else face the law.A press release...

Who Is Counselling The Victims As The TRRC Proceeds?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Human rights defenders have the duty to counsel or demand for the counseling of traumatized victims and not to agitate them...

“Jungler” Jeng Admits Taking Part in Killing of Deyda, 40 Ghanaians

Warrant Officer Class 1, Alieu Jeng, a member of the “junglers” squadron has admitted before the TRRC that he has participated in the killing...

ECD Students at Gambia College Demonstrate Against Fee Increase

By Nelson Manneh  Students studying Early Child Development at the Gambia College have held demonstration at the school campus asking the administration not to increase...

‘Fuel Prices Should Be Reasonable, Stable’ Taxi Driver Laments

By Makutu MannehMomodou Touray, an experienced taxi driver said fuel prices should be reasonable and stable instead of frequent increase and decrease of this...

Justice Minister Holds Dialogue with Victims on Release of “Junglers”

By Mustapha Jallow & Nelson MannehAbubacar Tambadou, the Minister of Justice has on Friday held dialogue with victims of the 22 – year rule...

CRC Reports On Progress

By Nelson Manneh/Makutu Manneh       The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), on Wednesday August 7th 2019, held their sixth press briefing at their main office in Kotu.At...

Police Inspector Admits Participating in Killing of Mile II Inmates

By Yankuba Jallow Inspector Lamin Sambou, a member of the defunct Patrol Team dubbed the “Junglers” squadron has admitted playing a part in the execution...

“Jungler” WO2 Sanneh Admits Participating in 5 Killings, 2 Tortures

By Yankuba JallowWarrant Officer Class 2 Pa Ousman Sanneh has admitted participating in the killing of five people and torture of three while serving...

Court-Martial Convicts Soldiers to 3 – Years

By Yankuba JallowA court-martial at Yundum Barracks involving Sulayman Badjie and Lamin Kujabi has on Tuesday convicted two soldiers to 3 years imprisonment and...

From A Farmer Battling to Make Ends Meet to A King...

By Sulayman BahHoyantan is a celebrated figure in The Gambia, a tiny West African nation with a teeming population of two million.At six-foot six-inch,...

Has Government Put People In The Field To Assess The State...

Foroyaa has gathered that many farmers have sowed their crops and have even applied fertiliser thinking that there would be a heavy downpour of...

Victims’ Center not-happy with decision to release ‘Junglers’

The Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations has issued a statement expressing dissatisfaction with the decision of the Justice Ministry to release...

“Ndure Cham Was Tortured” ‘Jungler’ Tells TRRC

By Yankuba JallowPa Ousman Sanneh, said the late Chief of Defense Staff Ndure Cham was tortured by his colleague ‘Junglers’ while he was captured...

Position Of Next ICC Prosecutor Announced Vacant

By Kebba SeckaThe Assembly of States Parties, management oversight and legislative body of the International Criminal Court (ICC), has announced the vacant position of...

Unidentified Body Found Between Gunjur, Sifoe

By Hatab Nyang  An unidentified body was found last Wednesday July 31st 2019 between Gunjur and Sifoe, by one Dr. Ahmed Manjang, who reported the...

Ex-Soldier, Now Policeman Denies Participating in Tortures & Killings

By Yankuba JallowA former soldier, now a policeman who admitted being a member of the ‘Junglers’ squad, has denied having participated in any of...