QUESTION OF THE DAY
DETENTION WITHOUT TRIAL PERSISTS: ARE WE SLOWLY SLIDING TO THE JAMMEH ERA?
Detention without trial is persisting within the military. The following twelve soldiers: Warrant Officer Class 1 Ismaila Jammeh, Warrant Officer Class 1 Pa Sanneh, Warrant Officer Class 1 Alieu Jeng, Warrant Officer Class 2 Continue reading
By Mustapha Jallow
Two former members of the Gambia Armed Forces, GAF, Captain Suwandi Camara and Captain Baboucarr Jarju have been rearrested and taken away by men in civilian clothes on Tuesday, 20 June 2017 around 8pm, police sources indicate to Foroyaa. Continue reading
By Kebba Jeffang
The Lord Mayor of the Kanifing Municipality, Yankuba Colley, told journalists on Wednesday June 21, that the Bakoteh dump site should be reopened in order to halt indiscriminate dumping within the municipality. He said the site was closed by individuals who claimed to manage the place. However, he said this has led to the unavailability of another site, where garbage can be dumped. Continue reading
By Rohey Jadama
The Gambia Press Union with funding from the United Nations Democracy Fund, (UNDEF), organized a training of trainers’ workshop on Freedom of Expression yesterday, 20 June at a local hotel in the Senegambia area.
The training targeted editors, senior journalists, head of civil society organizations and activists.
Deputizing for the Minister of information and officially opening the training, Mr. Malick Jones, the Deputy Continue reading
By Yankuba Jallow
The civil suit involving 145 former employees of the Ocean Bay Hotel is set for ruling.
These men sued the Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation for unlawful termination of their contracts (employment). The case has now lasted for 2 years and the claimants are able to bring in two witnesses, due to the delays the case has suffered from. The matter has been hampered on several occasions by so many long adjournments. Continue reading