Jammeh plans to flee Malabo, Cassamance jungles as next target base

By Sanna Camara Highly placed sources close to the exiled Gambian dictator has revealed an elaborate plan by the ousted dictator to flee his exile base of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, amidst growing consensus among African leaders to have him extradited to face charges for crimes committed under his rule. Jammeh has already reached out to…… Continue reading Jammeh plans to flee Malabo, Cassamance jungles as next target base

First Lady Kicks off unity tournament finals

By Sanna Camara She was welcomed with fanfare – hundreds gathered at Sambuya village entrance to welcome the First Lady: the occasion was the football finals between Tanji and Tujereng villages, after six other teams from various coastal villages were eliminated. Sanyang Scout band, cultural women groups from the various villages, youths and school children…… Continue reading First Lady Kicks off unity tournament finals

Amidst reforms: Gambia’s SIS wants more powers

By Sanna Camara Gambia’s spy chief has called on the executive to confer on it  powers sufficient to carry out their core mandates on counter intelligence, espionage, terrorism, subversion, sabotage, among a host of others. Speaking at the inauguration of a new admin building at the agency’s headquarters presided over by Vice President and cabinet ministers,…… Continue reading Amidst reforms: Gambia’s SIS wants more powers

Gambian company to build 1million houses, invest D500million in Africa

  By Sanna Camara The chairman and CEO of TAF Africa Global has announced plans to build 1million houses for middle-income earners in sub Saharan Africa. The investment will run into D500million in t next ten years. Speaking at the its 3rd Networking Conference held in Banjul today, Mustapha Njie said the vision was launched…… Continue reading Gambian company to build 1million houses, invest D500million in Africa

Journalist criticizes Gambia’s spending on festivities

By Sanna Camara Amadou Barry, a SeneGambian journalist and communicator has criticized why there is “so much waste in a country where basic amenities like water and electricity remains a problem”. Mr. Barry, an M.A. graduate from the Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, wonders where all these monies spent on Wally Seck, Viviane Chidid, Momo Dieng, Youssou Ndour,…… Continue reading Journalist criticizes Gambia’s spending on festivities

Africell obliged to pay D5Million fine: High Court

By Sanna Camara Justice Aminata Saho-Ceesay of the High Court has dismissed petition filed by Africell, challenging national telecoms regulator’s decision to impose a fine of D5million against it since February his year.   In a ruling delivered on the 16th November, the court said it appreciates the regulator’s functions as administrative, quasi-judicial and investigative,…… Continue reading Africell obliged to pay D5Million fine: High Court

Author: Yahya Jammeh’s ghost still lurking around Gambia

By Sanna Camara “It is not enough to drive him away. We have driven him away but his ghost is still lurking around. We need to keep fighting the ghost of Yahya Jammeh as a nation,” Gambian author, journalist and professor of history said on Saturday. Dr. Baba Galleh Jallow’s latest book, Defying Dictatorship: Essays…… Continue reading Author: Yahya Jammeh’s ghost still lurking around Gambia