Gambian Awarded 2018 Africa Advocate Of The Year Award

One Muhammad Lamin Saidykhan, Human Rights activist who also spearheaded the widespread protests to have longtime Gambian dictator Yaya Jammeh step down has been awarded as the 2018 Africa Advocate of the Year by the Africa Youth Awards (AYA). He was also nominated for the African Youth of the Year (Male) but lost to Ato […]

Can The President Interfere In Pending Criminal Cases?

Under Section 85 of the 1997 Constitution of the Gambia, the power to commence and/or discontinue criminal prosecutions is vested exclusively in the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), acting under the direction of the Attorney-General, the principal legal adviser of the Government. That suffices it to say that the President cannot order for the discontinuation […]

President Barrow Received Gambian Christian Council

His Excellency, President Adama Barrow last week received in audience members of The Gambia Christian Council who expressed delight at the efforts being made by the government to safeguard the dignity and protect the fundamental democratic rights of the Gambian people. ‘‘We do appreciate the attempts being made by your government to facilitate the dignity […]

Star GSM Communication & Others Donate to EFSTH

Star GSM Communication in collaboration with The Gambia Protective Association and Global Electrical recently donated food items to Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH). The items included 10 bags of rice, 5 bags of Onions, and 5 gallons of oil. The presentation ceremony was done at Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital grounds in Banjul. In […]

Councilor Jammeh Electrifies Bundung Cemetery

The Councilor for Bundung Six Junction Ward electrified Bundungfarokono cemetery located at Bundung Borehole Ward under Kanifing Municipality. In his handing over speech on Friday to Bundung Farokono Masjid (Mosque) committee at the historic event held at the cemetery premises, the Councilor for Bundung Six Junction Ward, Sulayman Jammeh the donor of the project, informed […]

I Heard First Bullets of 1994 Coup- Lt Gomez

The former army Adjutant, Lieutenant Sheriff M. L Gomez said he heard the first bullet of the 1994 coup when Edward Singhateh shot him at Yundum barrack in the morning of 22nd July 1994.  Gomez said this at the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission on January 10th 2019 as the third witness. He said on […]

Tuku: An African Legend’s Glory

Award winning legendary music star Oliver Mtukudzi affectionately known as “Tuku” said he was shocked and surprised at the same time after an announcement that he had won the African Legend Award at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) held at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos, Nigeria. In an interview at his Pakare Paye […]