Gambia: Intelligence Agency urged to disclose resources

By Sanna Camara According to the petition written by Bubacarr Badjie, SIS’ legal adviser, he had advised new DG Sowe to undertake a full disclosure to the president Adama Barrow about human, material and financial resources of the agency when he took over office, including immediate plans to bring in some changes for the enhancement… Continue reading Gambia: Intelligence Agency urged to disclose resources

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

‘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