KMC ignores youth project offering waste solution, turn Bakoteh dumpsite into Green Park

By Sanna Camara Back in 2012, a youth-conceived waste management proposed project for the Bakoteh dumpsite has been ignored by the KMC, even though it sought to provide a sustainable solution and proposes a green park at the site instead. Leadership for Environment and sustainable Development (LEAD) is a global youth network of mid-career professionals… Continue reading KMC ignores youth project offering waste solution, turn Bakoteh dumpsite into Green Park

Modou Turo Darboe in car crash, foul play suspected

By Sanna Camara A businessman and philanthropist Modou Turo Darboe has been hospitalized following a car crash on Saturday night in Sibanor, Foni region of The Gambia, where his car rammed against a tractor trailer while running at high speed. Although he miraculously survived with bruises to his feet and a banged head against the… Continue reading Modou Turo Darboe in car crash, foul play suspected

‘The choice of The Gambian people must be respected to preserve peace’

By Sanna Camara Members of the pan-African network of online activists and bloggers for Democracy (AFRICTIVISTS) has called on outgoing President Yahya Jammeh to respect the will of the people and not to cause trouble to the Gambian nation, by transferring power to the elected president, Adama Barrow. according to a media released this evening,… Continue reading ‘The choice of The Gambian people must be respected to preserve peace’

‘My brother shot dead, bullet lodged in my leg’ – witness testifies against President Gbagbo

By Sanna Camara An Ivorian national serving as prosecution witness in the trial against Laurent Gbagbo at the Hague yesterday told judges that his younger brother was shot dead and a bullet lodged in his own leg as a result of shots fired at peaceful protesters in 2010 post-election violence in Abidjan. Under ICC regulations,… Continue reading ‘My brother shot dead, bullet lodged in my leg’ – witness testifies against President Gbagbo

‘Gambia should reconsider withdrawal from the ICC’ – says ‘disappointed’ prosecutor

By Sanna Camara Hassan Bubacarr Jallow, Gambian ex-prosecutor for the International criminal Tribuanl, has expressed disappointment at his country’s declaration of intent to withdraw from the ICC, urging Banjul to reconsider its position. The government of Gambia announced on October 25th that it will withdraw from the ICC due to what it says was warranted… Continue reading ‘Gambia should reconsider withdrawal from the ICC’ – says ‘disappointed’ prosecutor