The TRRC has been launched

The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission has been launched at a colorful ceremony attended by a host of dignitaries both from the country and outside. There were representatives of the United Nations Secretary General and other very high-ranking officials. It could be recalled that for over two decades the country wallowed under the heavy burden [...]

2018-10-17T13:36:21+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

PLOT THICKENS AGAINST TOGO …. Can the Hawks dare challenge lethal Scorpions?

Webmaster Webmaster October 16, 2018 against, can, challenge, Dare, hawks, LETHAL, plot, scorpions, THICKENS, TOGO By Lamin Cham Without inspirational veteran striker Emmanuel Adebayor and lucky to have avoided a home defeat on Saturday, Togo will face the full force of a veracious Gambian attack that will split their defense and expose them to another [...]

2018-10-17T07:33:41+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

OVER 1000 VICTIMS CRY …As probe starts into Jammeh’s tyranny

By Omar Bah As the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission was launched yesterday, The Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violation has confirmed that they have received an initial total of over 1000 complaints of victimization of various types linked to the Jammeh regime. Some of them who lost fathers, sons and uncles joined [...]

2018-10-17T05:31:04+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Janneh Commission returns to site visiting

By Baba Sillah The Janneh Commission will today embark on a site visit as part of its mandate to investigate the financial dealings of the exiled former President Yahya Jammeh, family and close associates, sources close to the inquiry revealed to The Standard yesterday.The sites to be inspected according to sources are Nawec power station [...]

2018-10-17T03:30:34+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

ICC’s Bensouda says human rights violators must be prosecuted

By Omar Bah The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, ICC, has said that those found to be behind the perpetration of gross human rights violation in The Gambia must be prosecuted.Speaking at the launch of the TRRC yesterday, Fatou Bensouda said as mandated the TRRC is envisaged to investigate the alleged human rights [...]

2018-10-17T01:28:48+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Senegal opposition split favours President Sall

A deep division has emerged within Senegal’s main opposition Party Démocratique Sénégalais PDS with former foreign and justice minister Madické Niang resigning from the party after announcing he intends to compete for the presidency in the February 2019 election.Niang announced his departure from the party in the last few days but many believed he was [...]

2018-10-16T23:25:40+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments