Red Pepper Feb 22, 2017

  • Gambian Ex-Spy Chief Arrested over Murder

    Gambian Ex-Spy Chief Arrested over Murder
    Police in The Gambia have arrested the country’s ex- spy chief, who headed an agency rights groups that alleges tortured and killed opponents of former President Yahya Jammeh.
    Yankuba Badgie was arrested along with another former employee...

 
Red Pepper Feb 20, 2017

  • Gambia President, Barrow Orders Release Of 171 Prisoners

    Gambia President, Barrow Orders Release Of 171 Prisoners
    As Gambia enters a new era of democracy, President Adama Barrow has reiterated his commitment to ending human rights abuses in the country and ordered the release of all prisoners detained without trial.
    “Orders have alread...

 
Red Pepper Feb 20, 2017

  • Gambia President, Barrow Orders Release Of 171 Prisoners

    Gambia President, Barrow Orders Release Of 171 Prisoners
    As Gambia enters a new era of democracy, President Adama Barrow has reiterated his commitment to ending human rights abuses in the country and ordered the release of all prisoners detained without trial.
    “Orders have alread...

 
The Independent Feb 20, 2017

  •  Gambia celebrates Barrow’s inauguration

    Bakau, Gambia | AFP | Thousands celebrated Saturday as new Gambian President Adama Barrow retook his oath of office, a month after he was sworn in across the border in neighbouring Senegal during a tense power struggle. February 18 is also the anniversary of The Gambia’s independ...

 
Daily Monitor Feb 16, 2017

  • South Sudan war reaches 'catastrophic proportions’

    A confidential UN report is warning that the war in South Sudan has reached "catastrophic proportions for civilians" and the rise of militias risks spinning out of control, fueling fighting for years to come.

 
The Independent Feb 15, 2017

  • Gambia to remain in ICC, notifies UN of change

    Banjul, Gambia | AFP |  The Gambia’s new government has asked the United Nations to halt the process of withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) begun by the regime of former leader Yahya Jammeh. The Hague-based court, set up in 2002, is often accused of bias agains...

 
Daily Monitor Feb 13, 2017