4 things that contributed to Fella Makafui taking MDK from Sister Derby. Gambia News 

4 things that contributed to Fella Makafui taking MDK from Sister Derby.

“My new girl ein ass get obesity, Fella Makafui with the back side” . … With this line, MDK finally confirms his relationship with Fella Makafui in his new ‘Ah Wada’ song. After 4 years of chopping, it’s all over now. Oo Sister Derby kafra wai but i’m not too shocked Fella has taken over. Sister Derbie, you aa, … Here are 4 things that contributed to Fella taken MDK from Derby. 1. Derby, you said in different interviews that you don’t know how to cook, Fella just one week…

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False News Abounds in the Gambia

Who on earth has not spread information that is later found not to be a fact? Only a person who does not want to accept the truth would claim that he or she has never stated something later found to be untrue. Motives matter in delivering information. Some people, especially journalists may be misled to publish what is untrue. However, they always pay the price of deterioration in integrity. Any media house which is known to habitually publish what is untrue would ultimately lose credibility and money. People want to…

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KAIRO NEWS – ECOWAS LEADS ‘ILLICIT CIRCULATION’ OF ARMS FIGHT

As the region is increasingly facing security challenges, the ECOWAS Commission on Thursday hosted a meeting to review the Convention on proliferation of small arms and light weapons in the region. Held at Paradise Suites Hotel, in Kololi, the meeting brought together national commissions chairperson, experts from the region and the European Union. In his opening remarks, Interior Minister Ebrima Mballow said Gambia government is cognizant of the threat posed by the proliferation of small arms and light weapons. He described the meeting as a step in the country’s determination…

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GAMBIA: SLEEPING PRESIDENT WAKE UP! AS JAMMEH’S APRC IS TO HOLD A RALLY IN KOTU TODAY; THERE IS GROWING CONCERN ABOUT A POTENTIAL POLITICAL VIOLENCE BETWEEN THE APRC AND THE UDP BASE IN THE KOMBOS!

The APRC is supposed to hold a grand political rally today in Kotou today, but there is increasing worry among security chiefs about the nation’s fragile peace. Tensions are mounting ahead of the planned rally due to be held in coming hours. Trucks are being loaded with people from the Fonis to the Kombos to attend the APRC rally. We have been informed that APRC’s political nemesis UDP, is also supposed to meet in Busumba today. Busumbala has been the scene for past political violence between the supporters of Ousainou…

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Gambia: Letter To The Editor: Develop Africa Institute Should Have License And Operate According To The Law-Modibo Taal Writes adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Gambia: Letter To The Editor: Develop Africa Institute Should Have License And Operate According To The Law-Modibo Taal Writes

“BY AYESHA” Dear Mr Mbai, As I told you earlier our experience with NAQAA is too long and complicated; it will be difficult to write everything but we have enough documents to support our complaint and concerns. For more details, please look at the letter sent to IGP and the one to the Solicitor General. After your own investigations I will be more than happy to answer any question in relation to this problem. My only concern is the type of management running the affairs of such an important institute.…

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Gambia: More Need To Be Done, Says VP Darboe As ACHPR Kick-Start 63rd Session adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Gambia: More Need To Be Done, Says VP Darboe As ACHPR Kick-Start 63rd Session

“BY AYESHA” The Gambia’s Vice-President Ousainou Darboe has expressed the need for Africa to do more in pursuit of human rights in making sure that the principles enshrined in the African Charter for Human and Peoples’ Rights are fully realised throughout the continent. VP Darboe made this remark in a keynote address he delivered Tuesday at the opening of the 63rd ordinary session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR), which is being held at Labranda Coral Beach Hotel, located in Brufut, about 15 km away from…

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Gambia: Letter From Africa: I Was Tortured In The Gambia adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Gambia: Letter From Africa: I Was Tortured In The Gambia

“BY AYESHA” LETTER FROM AFRICA: I WAS TORTURED IN THE GAMBIA Image copyrightAFPImage captionYahya Jammeh ruled The Gambia for 22 years after taking power in a bloodless coup In our series of letters from African journalists, Lamin Cham, editor of The Gambia’s Standard newspaper and a former BBC reporter, explains why he wants to testify at the new truth and reconciliation commission. Our former President Yahya Jammeh went into exile more than 18 months ago, but many Gambians are still haunted by the legacy of his brutal two-decade rule. He…

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GAMBIA: CLARIFICATION: DR. SAMATEH NEVER USED THE $2,500 IMPRESS ALLOCATED TO HIM BY THE HOSPITAL; DR. SAMATEH IS AN HONEST MAN! adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

GAMBIA: CLARIFICATION: DR. SAMATEH NEVER USED THE $2,500 IMPRESS ALLOCATED TO HIM BY THE HOSPITAL; DR. SAMATEH IS AN HONEST MAN!

“BY AYESHA” It has been brought to our attention that the story we published about Dr. Samateh, the Chief Medical Director at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital contained some factual errors. Our apologies! To err is human. Dr. Samateh never used the $2,500-dollar impress that was allocated to him during his trip to the United States with the First Lady by the Hospital management. There was also nothing irregular about the transaction in question, we were told. It was a normal transaction. Dr. Samateh has been described as an…

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Gambia: Gov’t Worker Says They Were Put On Board A Waiting Car And Transported To Denton Bridge To Cut Grass! adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Gambia: Gov’t Worker Says They Were Put On Board A Waiting Car And Transported To Denton Bridge To Cut Grass!

“BY AYESHA” Hope you?  Hope you are doing great? I was chatting a family friend today who raised concerns and I asked her to send in writing. Please find below: From a concerned citizen, Today 23rd October, 2018, at 8 am, we all gathered at the parade grounds for the usual briefing. I was handpicked together with some other colleagues and warned to prepare for a mission without being told what it entailed. At approximately 10 am, those chosen gathered at the common ground believing that there was an urgent…

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CRC Set To Commence Public Consultations On Monday adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

CRC Set To Commence Public Consultations On Monday

“BY AYESHA” Kotu, The Gambia- The Constitutional Review Commissions (CRC) is set to commence its public consultations in the North Bank Region from Monday, 29th October and the public consultation is expected to last in June 2019. Briefing journalists at a news conference held at CRC secretariat in Kotu on Wednesday, the CRC Chairman, Justice Cherno Sulayman Jallow, said the in-country public consultations will be done in phases at district and ward levels with a view to engaging the populations and thus, make the process as inclusive and participatory as…

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