Banjulians were woken from their sleep by gunfire and spent the rest of the chilling hours of the morning of 30 December wondering what was to come next as gunfire raged on for hours. When the sun rose they sneaked out of their homes to have a Continue reading
By Sailu Bah in Banjul – 9pm, 30 Dec 2014
Sporadic heavy gunfire between the hours of 2am and 4am on 30 December 2014 kept residents of Banjul awake.
Banjulians who spoke to Foroyaa said the sound of the gunfire came
from the direction of State House. Continue reading
By Suwaibou Touray in Greater Banjul Area – 2pm, 30 Dec, 2914
Civil servants who usually go to Banjul early in the morning were stopped en route to Banjul. Banjul is a small island cut off from mainland Gambia, with a population of Continue reading
By Mustapha Jallow in Kanifing Municipality – 7pm, 30 Dec 2014
As reports of an attempted military coup started circulating, soldiers
were not seen in the streets of the largest urban settlement in Gambia Continue reading
By Saikou Suwareh Jabai in Kanifing Municipality – 2pm, 30 Dec. 2014
The news of gunfire in Banjul by military officers in the early hours of Tuesday morning sparked panic and uncertainty among civilians, prompting
businesses to close and restricting people’s movements.
Women were seen rushing to do their shopping as they are uncertain as
to how the situation may unfold. Continue reading