Tag: Human Rights


Who Killed Gambia’s PIU Officers?

The driveby shooting of the Police Intervention Unit officers on duty last night has thrown the Gambia in a state of panic, fear and sadness. Many even disbelieve to be greeted with the tragic shooting of young police officers who provide security for everyone. Two of the officers — Constable […]


In The Sam Sart VS GAF, The Verdict Is Out

By Demba Nyima, Atlanta, GA, USA The fundamental essence of a thriving democracy, deeply ingrained in the art of civil discourse, represents the cornerstone upon which progressive liberal society is built. This underpinning principle not only fosters a rich amalgamation of ideas, experiences, and backgrounds but also engenders an environment […]

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Gambians In Sudan Are Safe

The Government of The Gambia notes with serious concern the ongoing developments in the Sudan leading to the deterioration of the security situation and eruption of fighting in the country between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF). Considering these unfortunate developments, The Gambia calls for an […]


Barrow Extolls Gambian Voters

PRESIDENT BARROW CONGRATULATES ALL GAMBIANS FOR THE PEACEFUL CONDUCT OF THE COUNCILLORSHIP ELECTIONS; REAFFIRMS HIS COMMITMENT TO DEMOCRATIC VALUES His Excellency President Adama Barrow , the Secretary General and Party Leader of the National People’s Party (NPP) wishes to thank all members and supporters of NPP, National Reconciliation Party (NRP), […]


Detained Gambian Activist Freed

The detained Gambian activist has been unconditionally freed from detention, Kairo News has been reliably informed. Ousainou Baye Sankareh, a local language presenter of Kibaaro Radio, was released from security custody with no strings attached. The activist was detained by officials of the National Intelligence Agency in Banjul since his […]


News Flash: NIA Detains Gambian Activist

Gambian activist has been reportedly arrested and detained by the agents of the Gambia’s most feared National Intelligence Agency. Ousainou Baye Sankareh, a local language radio presenter of Kibaaro Radio, was believed to be intercepted at the Banjul International Airport shortly after he landed on Thursday. Details of Mr. Sankareh’s […]


‘We’ll Engage IEC On Diaspora Vote’

The former United Democratic Party parliamentarian has expressed his party’s resolve to engage the Gambia’s electoral commission on extending voting rights to Gambians in the Diaspora. Momodou Lamin Sanneh, who represented Kiang West in Parliament, said engaging the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on the issue is crucial as the country […]