Author: Yusef Taylor

Yusef Taylor, commonly known as Flex Dan is an editor and practising journalist based in the Gambia with a keen interest in human rights, the economy and good governance among many others. He continues to break news on the economy, human rights violations and is highly engaged in security sector reforms, constitutional reform and the transition of the Gambia from dictatorship to a democracy, the NewGambia. Yusef has been working with Gainako as a media practitioner from 2015 to date. He has a degree in Civil Engineering with 5 years of Design Consultancy experience.

Yusef Taylor, @FlexDan_YT Gainako has just received disturbing news that Ebrima Sanneh who was allegedly tortured by Anti Crime Unit Commissioner (ACU) Gorgi Mboob back in July was ambushed in the evening of 18th August 2020. According to Mr Sanneh who was noticeably shaken by the alleged incident he was ambushed after leaving his friend’s house, popular rapper Sanna Singhateh, stage name ST Brikama Boyo. According to Mr Sanneh, he left ST’s house after praying around 7:30 in the evening when a vehicle overtook him and blocked his car on the SeneGambia – Turntable highway. According to him, five men…

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By Yusef Taylor, @FlexDan_YT The Gambia has suffered it’s worst week to date as 30 people died from the Coronavirus this week. A World Health Organisation (WHO) report issued on August 12th placed the Gambia top of the list of African countries with the highest percentage increase (85%) in the number of Coronavirus cases. The second worse African country registered an increase of 33% in Coronavirus cases, 52% less than The Gambia. WHO’s latest situation report for Africa states that “Gambia registered the highest percentage increase of 85% (799 to 1,477 cases) from 5 to 11 August 2020.” Coming in…

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