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

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

Fleeing Interior Minister ‘intercepted’ in Dakar

By Sanna Camara Senegalese newspaper L’ Iberation this morning reports that notorious, longtime ally and ¬†minister of Interior of The Gambia has been intercepted in Dakar as he attempted to fly out of the country following fallout with Gambian dictator. According to news reports, Ousman Sonko told operatives he feared imprisonment following his removal as… Continue reading Fleeing Interior Minister ‘intercepted’ in Dakar

Gambians in Senegal do not see Embassy as home

By Sanna Camara The popular feeling among the Gambian community in Senegal, both exiles and residents alike, that their Embassy “is not homely to them and their needs outside Gambia” was enough reason for an opposition leader to conduct a visit there to discuss such matters. Mai Ahmad Fatty told reporters yesterday in Dakar that… Continue reading Gambians in Senegal do not see Embassy as home

5 months to Presidential elections, Senegal NGOs lament gag order in Gambia

By Sanna Camara Civil society organisations in Senegal have convened a press conference to lament the gag order in force in neighbouring Gambia as the clock ticks closer to presidential elections the small West African enclave. The timing of the conference was deliberate as July 22nd¬†2016 marked 22 years of dictatorship in The Gambia. Rights… Continue reading 5 months to Presidential elections, Senegal NGOs lament gag order in Gambia