MELTING THE ELEMENT OF FEAR IN THE GAMBIA
By: Ousainou Mbenga
In his tucked – tail retreat from travelling outside the Gambia and his cowardly movements between Kanilai and Banjul under heavy armor and the senseless military check points, Jammeh is given a taste of his own medicine of “living in fear”; thanks to the December 30, 2014 attack on the State House. Jammeh now more than ever before knows that we have driven him to the edge of the cliff of no return to join past neocolonial gangsters like him that wreaked havoc on Africa. The once paralyzing fear, never known in our
Yanks Dabo @ August 2, 2015
EDITORIAL: FROM PRISONERS TO POLITICAL PAWNS
It is an internationally acclaimed sacred doctrine that rehabilitation of prisoners does not only end at the prison walls, but extends to the integration process of
Yanks Dabo @ August 1, 2015
“LOOK! LET’S STOP INFIGHTING AND REPORTING OF EACH OTHER TO THE AUTHORITIES!” EX. CONVICT NJOGU BAH TELLS GAMBIANS
Pardoned prisoner Dr. Njogu Lamin Bah told Gambians to stop fighting and reporting of each other to the authorities just for positions.
Dr Bah was speaking to fellow pardoned prisoners, family members and cabinet ministers, at a gathering converged at the July 22nd square to thank the Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh, for granting them amnesty. Mr Bah said Gambians must stop the culture of fanning the flames of hatred, stating:
Bamba Mass @ July 31, 2015
WILL GAMBIA CLAMP DOWN ON DRUG TRAFFICKING AS RUSSIA COMES TO ITS AID?
A bilateral agreement for cooperation to combat drug trafficking has been inked. The agreement between the police force of the West African nation and the Russian Federal Drug Control Agency is geared towards fighting drug trafficking according to officials.
The signing ceremony held at the ongoing Moscow-Africa anti-drug dialogue conference, marking the 21st anniversary of the so – called 22nd July revolution.A revolution whose lifespan has witnessed the seizure of one million dollars worth of cocaine at a warehouse in Banjul. Critics doubt if bilateral cooperation with Russia would have any impact in combating drug trafficking in a country
Landing Nyassi @ July 30, 2015
ONE DIED, SEVERAL WOUNDED, AFTER CAR RAMMED INTO A MOSQUE IN GAMBIA
At least one person died and several people wounded after the driver, of a five-seater Mercedes Benz 190, lost control of the wheel and rammed into a roadside Mosque partly filled with worshippers. The accident happened in Kafuta Village, Kombo East, West Coast Region of the Gambia.
“The accident happened when it was raining heavily and the vehicle was over speeding when the driver lost control and swerved off the road and rammed into the mosque, which was partly filled with worshippers attending the last obligatory muslim prayer of
Yanks Dabo @ July 29, 2015
FLASH FLOODS WRECK HAVOC IN RURAL GAMBIA
Heavy rains and flash floods have wrecked several villages in Sandu and Wuli Districts of the Upper River Region of the Gambia.
The heavy rains started on Sunday nights, according to officials from the Disaster Management agency in the region, and continued to Monday non-stop, causing flash floods, which caused serious damages to many households in many villages of the region and further caused many villages be inaccessible, .
The main crossing points between Diabuku and Darsilameh Jindeh and Bajonkoto were completely cut off in Sandu, while similar scenario is witnessed in Demba Wandu and Diabuku to Basse.
Two trucks loaded with sugar
Yanks Dabo @ July 28, 2015
GAMBIANS ARE TIRED OF YAHYA JAMMEH AND HIS CONDITIONAL PARDON
By Adama Trawally
It’s now 21 years since the vicious government of Yahya Jammeh came to power in the Gambia. Dictator Jammeh fails to honour the promises he made to the Gambian People. He instead continued to violate the basic human rights of the Gambian citizens. The present condition of the Gambians under Yahya Jammeh is very sad and distressing; people are living in silence due to fear of facing torture and disappearance, if anyone dared to criticise the regime of Yahya Jammeh in the country.
Yanks Dabo @ July 26, 2015