By Yankuba Jallow and Saikou Suwareh Jabai
The University of The Gambia (UTG) School of Arts and Sciences last Friday, organised a day long symposium on the theme ‘Democracy and National Development’ looking into the ‘Prospects and Challenges’ under the leadership of Dr. Ismaila Ceesay. The symposium was held at the Gambia College Auditorium. Continue reading
Soon after the assumption of power a good number of persons arrested and detained without trial under the former regime have been released. But there are a few of them who are still detained such as Ebrima Sanyang, Continue reading
QUESTION OF THE DAY
WILL THE COOALITON WAIT TILL THE ELEVENTH HOUR TO DECIDE ON HOW OR WHETHER TO SUPPORT CANDIDATES CONTESTING THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS?
The National Assembly election is drawing nearer, in fact it is just next door. In less than a month it will be time for nomination; but the Coalition is yet to make a decision on whether it will support candidates on their party tickets or as independent candidates.
Meanwhile potential candidates are busy criss-crossing their constituencies in anticipation to stand for elections in their respective constituencies. Supporters of the Coalition don’t know what is what. Needless to say, the earlier the better; a stitch in time saves nine.
By Kebba Jeffang
Mr. Mai Ahmad Fatty, Minister of Interior told reporters yesterday that the issue of enforced disappearance is being handled by the government. “The issue of people’s disappearance is being handled as we have already formed a panel that is working at the level of the Inspector General of Police,” he said.
The minister made these remarks after meeting the UN delegation while responding to questions posed to him Continue reading
By Mustapha Jallow
Residents of a home at New Jeshwang have deplored the manner in which officers of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency (DLEA) conducted a search of their home for suspected cannabis on 15 February.
They claim that the officers stationed at Serrekunda police station have forced the doors of seven rooms open while conducting their search. Continue reading