‘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’

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

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