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The world’s greatest citizen Nelson Mandela has died at 95

By at December 5, 2013 | 10:22 pm | Comments

The world’s greatest citizen Nelson Mandela has died at 95

    Nelson Mandela, a revered world statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of its dark days of apartheid, has died, President Jacob Zuma has announced. He was 95. The former president battled health issues in recent years, including a recurring lung infection that led to numerous hospitalizations. In a nation healing more...

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President Jammeh leaves Banjul for France on an Undisclosed visit

By at December 5, 2013 | 8:02 am | Comments

President Jammeh leaves Banjul for France on an Undisclosed visit

  The Gambian President Yahya Jammeh leaves Banjul early hours of Thursday Morning for France. His trip to France was announced on GRTS Wednesday but no reason for his visit was release except that he was being accompanied by his wife Zaninab Jammeh who recently returned from a thanksgiving shopping holiday in the United States. The President is also being more...

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UDP Youth Leaders briefly detained for Organising Youth forum

By at December 4, 2013 | 7:39 pm | Comments

UDP Youth Leaders briefly detained for Organising Youth forum

  9 UDP youth leaders were earlier today called in for questioning at the Kombo South Tujeren police station for organizing an unlawful assembly. The youth leaders who are from across the greater Banjul area reportedly refused to accept the reason advanced by the police for the unlawful arrest. The leader of the United Democratic Party, Lawyer Darboe was at the more...

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Police burial of a 29 Year old GAF Soldier a Native of Brikama raises eye brows

By at December 4, 2013 | 8:05 am | Comments

Police burial of a 29 Year old GAF Soldier a Native of Brikama raises eye brows

  The Gambian police rush to bury the remains of a 29 year old GAF active duty soldier who allegedly committed suicide without consulting his family raises eye brows in many corners. One Matarr Ceesay a native of Kombo Brikama who was an active serving army officer since 2006 allegedly committed suicide before setting himself ablaze (Daily Observer Dec 3rd, more...

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Gambian Journalist Omar Bah Publishes a New Book ‘Africa’s Hell on Earth:The Ordeal of An African Journalist’

By at December 4, 2013 | 7:05 am | Comments

Gambian Journalist Omar Bah Publishes a New Book ‘Africa’s Hell on Earth:The Ordeal of An African Journalist’

  'Africa's Hell on Earth:The Ordeal of An African Journalist' Omar Bah, a Gambian journalist who was tortured, declared ‘WANTED’ and eventually forced into exile for speaking up against injustices in his native Gambia, has written about his experiences in a memoir, ‘Africa’s Hell on Earth: The Ordeal of An African Journalist.’ The book chronicles more...

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President Jammeh should respect the privacy of Children living with HIV/AIDS

By at December 1, 2013 | 8:32 pm | Comments

President Jammeh should respect the privacy of Children living with HIV/AIDS

  By Ousman JC Darboe World AIDS Day on 1 December brings together people from around the world to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS and demonstrate international solidarity in the face of the pandemic. The day is an opportunity for public and private partners to spread awareness about the status of the pandemic and encourage progress in HIV/AIDS more...

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Mali’s coup leader Sanogo charged with murders

By at November 27, 2013 | 8:55 pm | Comments

  BBC Mali's ex-coup leader has been charged with "murders and assassinations", the justice ministry has said. Armed troops went to Amadou Sanogo's home to take him before a judge, after which he was remanded in custody. He had repeatedly been called in for questioning over the deaths of six soldiers during an army protest in September but failed to appear. The more...

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New Executive for the Gambian Association of Minnesota

By at November 26, 2013 | 11:05 pm | Comments

  Lamin Sabally- Outgoing Secretary General A new executive has been elected for the Gambian Association in Minnesota on Saturday November 23, 2013. The election was held in line with the dictates of the Association’s constitution which sanctioned its convening to usher in a new leadership every two years. It was supervised and conducted by an interim election more...

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UDP national treasurer files no-case submission

By at November 26, 2013 | 6:09 pm | Comments

  The national treasurer of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP), Amadou Sanneh, through his counsel yesterday filed a no-case-to-answer submission at the Special Criminal Court in Banjul before Justice Emmanuel Nkea. Amadou Sanneh was arraigned alongside Malang Fatty and Sambou Fatty and charged with conspiracy to commit an act with seditious more...

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Foroyaa’s Managing Editor Respond to Victor Ofuonye’s Attack on its Integrity

By at November 26, 2013 | 5:30 pm | Comments

  Dear Editor, Thank you for giving space to Victor to vent his anger against Foroyaa and the people he referred to as its “editorial leadership”. His opinions are noted and respected. His mission to cut Foroyaa down to size and contain its imagined air of invincibility and irreproachability is acknowledged. Our only worry is that he is beginning to sound more...

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Author presents up-to-date study on the state of Gambian media

By at November 26, 2013 | 6:49 am | Comments

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** EDITORS: For review copies or interview requests, contact: Marketing Services Tel: 888-519-5121 Fax: 812-961-3133 Email: pressreleases(at)authorhouse(dot)com (When requesting a review copy, please provide a street address.) Author presents up-to-date study on the state of Gambian media Respected journalist Alagi more...

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