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

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