TRRC: Lt Col Sanyang Explains How November 11 Officers Were Buried

Lt Col. Baboucar Sanyang By Yankuba Jallow Lieutenant Colonel Baboucar Sanyang has explained how soldiers and officers, who were executed on the 11th of November 1994, were buried. Sanyang made this whilst summing-up his testimony before the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) on Thursday the 21st March 2019. He said the officers that were [...]

2019-03-22T20:35:02+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Nams Agree On Gambia, Cuba Parliamentary Friendship Group

By Awa B. Bah Deputies at the National Assembly on Wednesday 20th March 2019, considered and adopted a motion for the establishment of a parliamentary friendship group between the National Assembly of the Republic of the Gambia and their Cuban counterparts. The motion which was tabled by the Minority Leader and the Member for [...]

2019-03-22T19:33:16+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Interior Minister Mballow Discloses Arrival Of 3,007 Returnees Since 2017

Interior Minister Ebrima Mballow By: Kebba AF Touray Interior Minister Ebrima Mballow has told deputies at the National Assembly that a total of 3,007 returnees have been received from 2017 to January 2019. Mballow who appeared before deputies at the National Assembly, was responding to a question raised by Matarr Jeng, the National Assembly [...]

2019-03-22T18:32:46+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Residents Of Kabafita Decry Pollution By Factory

By Mustapha Jallow Residents of Brikama Kabafita have expressed concern over the air pollution caused by the emission of black-smoke within their surroundings. The residents made these and other comments on Tuesday March 19th to this reporter, that an anonymous Chinese Factory that operates within the Nyambai Forest Park, is the sole cause; that [...]

2019-03-22T17:31:49+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

‘African governments committed to sexual, reproductive health, rights’ Amadou Camara

Hon. Amadou Camara By: Kebba AF Touray Hon. Amadaou Camara, Member for Nianija Constituency, has told Lawmakers that the African governments are committed to sexual and reproductive health and rights. Camara said this yesterday while laying the Report on the Network of African Parliamentary Committees of Health [NEAPACOH] Meeting, held in Kampala, Uganda from [...]

2019-03-22T16:31:03+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Forest activists raise concerns on deforestation

With Madiba Singhateh Welcome to another edition of the Environment Column, where we look at issues about the environment and the concerns raised by people. In today’s edition of the Column, we bring you some of the concerns raised regarding the rapidly depleting situation of the natural forest to poachers, bush fires and encroachment. [...]

2019-03-22T15:29:58+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments