FAR eyes 1.1 billion barrels in The Gambia

West Africa focused explorer FAR says it has identified 1.1 billion barrels of resources in its two blocks offshore The Gambia. The blocks A2 and A5 contain combined estimated prospective resources of 1.1 billion barrels (unrisked, best estimate, recoverable, 100% basis) with 926 MMbbl net to FAR, the company says, following an audit by advisory [...]

2017-11-21T19:25:01+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) dissociates itself from the statements and actions taken by the African Bar Association (AfBA)

In a letter to the Gambia Bar Association the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) dissociates itself from the statements and actions taken by the African Bar Association (AfBA)   I have been instructed by the President and the Executive Committee (Board) of PALU to write to you to continue to express our solidarity with you [...]

2016-12-21T20:40:10+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gambia: Halifa Sallah’s’ Open Letter to Hon. Abdoulie Saine of Banjul Central

Posterity compels me to address this letter to you questioning why a man of your calibre would put a debate on Kingship on the historical agenda at this juncture of human civilisation and further drag me into it. I hope in initiating this debate you have alerted your mind to Section 112 of the Constitution [...]

2016-10-13T17:59:11+00:00 September 10th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ebola Awareness – What You Need To Know #EbolaFreeGambia

Ebola is a deadly virus.It spreads quickly and kills almost 90% of it's victims. Avoid physical contact with Ebola patients. Wash your hands regularly. Animals should be handled with gloves and protective clothing. Use gloves when taking care of infected patients. Cook all animal food by-products thoroughly Avoid contact and do not touch dead bodies [...]

2016-10-13T17:59:11+00:00 September 1st, 2014|Categories: Gambia News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Press Release: Mathew Jallow launches New Website -Wisafricana.com

We wish to announce the launching of a new website, wisafricana.com. The website is in part devoted to activities affecting the local community in Madison, Wisconsin. Of broader interest to the public, is the website’s book section, which endeavors to serialize three books on contemporary social and political issues. Each of the books touches on [...]

2014-05-22T22:35:43+00:00 May 22nd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Erykah Badu faces criticism over Africa performances

R&B singer Erykah Badu’s decision to perform for two African heads of state who have faced criticism over their human rights records has sparked a backlash among advocates. The Grammy Award winner is scheduled to perform during a Gambian music festival that begins in the West African country on Friday. Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, who [...]

2016-10-13T17:59:19+00:00 May 6th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments