Additional Conspiracy Charge for UDP Leadership 1 Accused Person Added, Pleads Not Guilty

By Kebba Jeffang

Lawyer Ousainou Darboe, the party leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP), and 18 others have faced an additional single Lawyer Darboecount charge of conspiracy to commit felony under the amended indictment revealed at the Special Criminal Court in Banjul on Thursday, April 28, 2016.

Before Justice O. Ottaba, the state was represented by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and others whilst Counsel Continue reading

GAMBIANS, SENEGALESE DECRY BORDER CLOSURE

Abdoulie G. Dibba

Gambian and Senegalese traders and drivers at the Kerr Ali/Kerr Ayip are lamenting the continuous closure of the border for VEHICLES AT GAMBIAN SIDE OF THE BORDERalmost two months as it is impacting negatively on their earnings.

The closure of the border to all vehicular traffic was as a result of protest by the Senegalese road transport unions against a new tariff of FCFA 400,000 (over D26,000) introduced by Gambian customs on all Senegal registered trucks. Continue reading