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    Breaking News: Sait Matty Jaw Rearrested and sent straight ....

    Breaking Now…. Unconfirmed reports reaching Gainako at this hour has it that Sait Matty Jaw a youth Social Justice Advocate and a junior lecturer at the University of the Gambia has been rearrested and sent straight to Mile II prisons. He is reported to be jailed along with a Nigerian and Ghanian nationals who were…

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    Gambian diplomats jailed in UK for fraud

                      Gambia’s culture of corruption epidemic extends to its foreign offices A GANG led by Gambian diplomats who turned their London embassy into a tax-free tobacconist, cheating the British taxpayer out of nearly STG5 million ($A9.13 million) have been jailed for a total of 33 years. YUSUPHA…

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    Government organized Demonstrations do not Reflect the free ....

                          Arabic Students forced by Gambia government to demonstrate in Gambia against homosexuality By Demba Baldeh Mass demonstrations either for or against an issue are nothing new; it is a form of collective expression of a large number of people by coming out in the…

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    US CIA Report on Torture may Embolden brutal dictators ....

    Senate Report Says Torture Program Was More Gruesome, Widespread Than CIA Claimed WASHINGTON — The Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday released the highly anticipated 500-page summary of its report on the CIA’s post-9/11 torture program, providing a sobering glimpse into one of the darkest chapters in the U.S. government’s history. In the report, a product…

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    About the strange behavior of officers after they killed ....

        When someone is killed, few things tell you more about how the the person who did the killing thinks and feels about the deceased than what they choose to do in the immediate aftermath of the killing itself. For instance, when Michael Dunn, after shooting and killing teenager Jordan Davis, went back to…

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    Gambian diplomats found guilty of using London embassy for ....

                  Seven Gambian diplomats who used their London embassy as a front for selling more than half a million pouches of tax-free tobacco have been found guilty of cheating the UK taxpayer out of almost £4.8m. Yusupha Bojang, the deputy head of London’s Gambian Diplomatic Mission, ordered 29 tonnes…

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    CORDEG: A Year in Review and Public Updates

                      CORDEG ONGOING ACTIVITIES From the spring of this year to date CORDEG has been involved in a number of activities and exploratory works in promoting our aims and objects. International/Diplomatic: CORDEG was represented at the Brussels EU/AFRICA summit planned protest Match in April 2014. Although the…

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    Journalist Threatened in Gambia Wants to Rescue His Daughter

                  Friends are few in number and relatives live an ocean away, but since moving from his native country, Gambia, Buya Jammeh has gained something precious. “This is the land of liberty,” Mr. Jammeh, 32, said. “Since I stepped my foot in the United States, I feel like I’m O.K.,…

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    ICC drops President Uhuru Kenyatta charges for Kenya ethnic ....

                    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague have withdrawn charges of crimes against humanity against Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta. He had been indicted in connection with post-election ethnic violence in 2007-08, in which 1,200 people died. Mr Kenyatta, who had…

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    Thurgood Marshall Blasted Police for Killing Black Men With ....

      Early on the morning of October 6, 1976, 24-year-old Adolph Lyons was pulled over by two Los Angeles police officers for driving with a burned-out taillight. As the facts of the incident were later recounted by Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, “The officers greeted him with drawn revolvers as he exited from his car….

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    Remembering Nelson Mandela – A Great Revolutionary ....

    Remembering Nelson Mandela – A great Revolutionary Leader (Born : July 18, 1918  – Died : December 5th, 2013) . Some famous words of wisdom, from one of Africa’s  greates revolutionaries of the twentiteh century. “It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur….

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    Remembering the Legacy of President Nelson Mandela

      Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC December 4, 2014 On December 5th, we mark one year since the passing of Nelson Mandela, a remarkable journey of life completed, but a legacy that still motivates all of us. You’d be hard pressed to find anyone who touched as many lives on a…

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    U.S Issued stern warning on Gambia’s Blatant Rights ....

                        Gambian President’s $3.5 Million Manson in Potomac MD Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Human Rights in The Gambia The United States is deeply concerned by continued reports of human rights abuses in The Gambia.  Since October, the Government of The Gambia has denied…

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    In what appears to be a rare achievement; Neurosurgeon Dr. ....

      John Nute Jabang was not the son of a president, not the son of a tycoon , CEO, some director and not even a teacher,he didn’t travel to overseas but the son of a Palm wine tamper. One of the poorest and among the most looked down occupations in The Gambia. He used to…

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    Support our fundraiser for Detained Victims of Homophobia ....

                      By Prince Bubacarr Aminata Sankanu Since the 7th November 2014, a group of 12 men, women and a boy, is held incommunicado in The Gambia, West Africa, on suspicion of being gays and lesbians or LGBTs. More arrests are anticipated from a list with about 200 names…

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    Another acquittal on False information charges

    Mambanyick Njie acquitted Former permanent secretary Mambanyick Njie at the Ministry of Youth and Sports was yesterday acquitted and discharged by Principal Magistrate Dawda Jallow of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court. Monday’s judgment brought to end two years of trial, after he was indicted on a single-count charge of giving false information to a public officer….

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    Immigration in America: Walking the Tight Rope

    For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations. It’s kept us youthful, dynamic, and entrepreneurial. It has shaped our character as a people with limitless possibilities. People not trapped by our past, but able to remake ourselves as we choose….

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    Challenging a nation to Rise Against Injustice

                      By Ebrima Manneh In a nation where liberties are willfully violated and rights continuously denied, concerned citizens find it a moral responsibility to do whatever it takes to reclaim their basic rights. It is a moral injustice and an unfair burden for a small minority to…

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    Gambia Gov’t Shuns Negotiations with EU Over ....

      The Gambia government on Saturday November 29 in the 8 pm prime time television news said it will not condone any dialogue with the European Union or any other bloc on the need for the liberty of homosexuals in The Gambia. This was contained in a declaration read by the minister of Foreign Affairs,…

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    After-Action Review

      By Abdul Savage The Army calls it AAR (After-Action Review), some civilians call it Periodical Review, others call it Re-evaluation, and others say it is called Periodic Report, while others call it Taking Stock. Other smart people call it Assessment, and some say it is called Recap. Whatever name you elect to call it,…

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    Egypt’s Dangerous Precedence: Hosni Mubarak

                          Egypt’s Dangerous Precedence: Hosni Mubarak By Yero Jallow. It is nerve breaking to see Egypt setting dangerous precedence. According to news report on CNN online (www.cnn.com, culled from the web on 11/29/2014, http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/29/world/meast/egypt-mubarak-trial/index.html?hpt=hp_t2), a court in Egypt has acquitted Egyptian former criminal ruler, Hosni…

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