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The Gambia: The umpteenth coup that never was
It is indeed hard for anyone to understand why the Gambia, being the smallest country on the African mainland and one of the poorest in the sub-region, should undoubtedly also hold the record of experiencing far more frequent coup attempts than any other country in the region. On...
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“2014 Not As Good As Expected For Free Press” Madi M.K.Ceesay
The year 2014 was a good start for media freedom; with the re-opening of two banned media out lets, the Standard newspaper and Teranga FM radio. The two media organizations with a third one The Daily News which still remained closed was all shot down in August and September 2012....
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ECD Facilitators Trained on Child Protection
Saamasang Federation as part of their initiative to protect and promote the wellbeing of children, recently held two day trained for thirty participants from the Early Childhood Development (ECD) centers in Kombo Central at the Women’s Federation Nursery School Brikama Nema Taba....
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Deyda Hydara: Ten Years of Impunity
It is ten years today since still unknown assassins shot and killed Deyda Hydara while he was driving home from work, at the very edge of the perimeter fence of the paramilitary barracks along the busy Serekunda-Banjul highway. However, despite numerous calls, both locally and in...
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Chief Dampha: Vision 2016 is Reasonable
Chief Dampha of Niamina West said Vision 2016 is reasonable and should be supported by every Gambian irrespective of their political differences. He was speaking to this paper at his Pinai Suma Kunda residence on Wednesday December 10. He said people should adhere to such an impo...
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Middle East funds Gambia as EU cuts aid over human rights concerns
Foreign Minister Bala Garba Jahumpa said Gambia would sever dialogue with the European Union and rejected what he said were attempts by the bloc to use its aid budget to have the homosexuality law revoked. "As an independent Muslim country, we will not be tied to any bloc that pr...
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4 Gambian Diplomats Bag Jail Terms Acculating to 33 years
A gang led by Gambian diplomats who turned their London embassy into a tax-free tobacconist, cheating British taxpayer out of nearly £5 million have been jailed for 3 years. Yusupha Bojang, 54, the deputy head of the Gambian Diplomatic Mission in Kensington, and his colleagues or...
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