The Gambia’s Interior Minister, Lamin Kaba Bajo, has become the latest to be victimized by President Yahya Jammeh’s electric broom. Bajo, a longtime ally Jammeh and political asset, was fired from his post, with the government failing to provide tangible reasons. He was succeeded by Ousman Sonko who had formerlyContinue Reading

The Gambia’s High Court on Wednesday granted bail to four military officers of the Gambia Armed Forces who were kept incommunicado for two years without charge at the Mile II Central Prisons. Major Wally Nyang, Warrant Officer 2 Bai Lowe, Staff Sergeant Abdoulie Jallow and Lance Corporal Sang Mendy wereContinue Reading

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has rained half a million dalasi on the country’s rising music star, Malang Touray. Nicknamed Jalex, the musician who sings mostly in his mother tongue Mandingo dialect, received the fabulous gift from the Vice President Aja Isatou Njie-Saidy in Fajara. Mrs. Njie-Saidy said the gift wasContinue Reading

A disabled woman has become the latest victim of President Yahya Jammeh’s wrath along Kombo Coastal Road. Fatoumata Balajo got fainted after Jammeh’s entourage threw a cartoon of biscuits on her as she awaited transport.  She was immediately rushed to the hospital with an ambulance.    Bystanders were shocked asContinue Reading

President Yahya Jammeh has rained at least D260, 000 on the Gambia’s kora musician Jalikebba Kuyateh. Bamba Mass The money was presented to the beneficiary on behalf of the President by his Vice President and Minister of Women’s Affairs, Dr. Isatou Njie-Saidy, at her offices, in Banjul. It is earmarked toContinue Reading

Alieu Darboe, a senior reporter with The Daily News on Monday decided to make public over suspected threats on his life, allegedly by an unidentified stalker. He said the stalker was in the habit of stalking him whenever he closed from work or from visiting friends. The Brikama-based said thatContinue Reading