By Lamin Cham Bodies suspected of being those of former State Guard Commander Lamin Sanneh and other alleged attackers on State House on 30th December, 2014 were exhumed by police crime and forensic department on Friday. The bodies of the trio, Lamin Sanneh, Njaga Jagne and Alhagie Yaya Niass were pulled out [...]

2017-04-03T14:18:20+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Gambia News|0 Comments

Gambian survivor says 146 missing after migrant boat sank off Libya

ROME – About 146 migrants are feared dead after their boat capsized after leaving Libya, according to a Gambian youth who was rescued following the disaster, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday. The 16-year-old was barely conscious when he was spotted by the Iuventa, a ship belonging to the German organization Jugend Rettet. [...]

2017-03-30T13:42:43+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Gambia News|0 Comments

Gambians praised for role in ending tyranny 

By XINHUA The Gambian government has expressed its appreciation of the online media its their role in ending the 22 years of tyranny in the west African country. “On behalf of President Adama Barrow and the new government, we wish to take this opportunity to express appreciation to you, [...]

2017-03-27T18:11:00+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Gambia News|0 Comments

He Helped Unseat the Gambian Dictator — Who’s Next? #Gambia

Jeffrey Smith hadn’t slept for two days. The notifications sounded throughout the night — WhatsApp, Facebook, Skype, Viber, Gmail, Google Voice. One minute the iPhone would vibrate against his small antique kitchen table; the next, the laptop would ping with an alert. December’s elections in Gambia represented its first real chance at ousting [...]

2017-03-26T21:44:08+00:00 March 26th, 2017|Gambia News|0 Comments

Gambia: President Buhari gets kudos from New ECOWAS Chairman President Macky Sall  

  The new ECOWAS Chairman, Senegal President, Macky Sall. President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended by his Senegalese counterpart, Macky Sall, for his intervention in The Gambian impasse, which led to restoration of democracy in the West African country. Former President Yahya Jammeh had baulked at handing over power to Adama Barrow, [...]

2017-03-26T21:41:06+00:00 March 26th, 2017|Gambia News|0 Comments