Freedom is what a sovereign human being deserves. Every human being should be born free. His or her liberty should only be at stake if one is legitimately accused of committing a crime. Continue reading
QUESTION OF THE DAY
WILL THERE BE TWO, THREE OR MORE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES IN 2016?
With the formation of a Coalition comprising 5 of the Presidential Candidates, there now exist 3 potential camps for contesting the 2016 Presidential Elections. There exist the camp of the APRC, the camp of the Coalition and the camp of GDC. Continue reading
By Mustapha Jallow
The former minister of information, ambassador and lately a deputy minister of foreign affairs under the APRC regime is still being held incommunicado at the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) headquarters in Banjul after the high court has already granted him bail.
Mr. Sarjo Jallow was arrested and held at the NIA since 2 September, 2016, by plainclothes officers at Manjai and denied access to his loved ones. Continue reading
By Rohey Jadama
Justice Eunice O. Dada of the Banjul High Court has yesterday 20 October, 2016 acquitted and discharged Mr. Ousamn Badjie, former Gambian Ambassador to France and erstwhile Minister of Works, Construction and Infrastructure, on all two counts of Economic Crime (Specified Offences) and three counts of neglect of official duty.
The state was represented by A.M. Yusuf whilst Lamin S. Camara and A. Fatty appeared for Ousman Badjie. Continue reading