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May 3 Reflections: Honouring Contributions of Journalist Victims and Friends of The Gambian Media

  • by Ndey Tapha Sosseh
  • May 9, 2023 08:50

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 marked the 30th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day with the global theme, Shaping a Future of Rights: Freedom of Expression as a driver for all other human rights. As a journalist, I have always believed that all other rights are intrinsically linked to the rights to ...

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D. A. Jawo Pays Tribute to Nderry M'bai

  • by D. A. Jawo
  • November 25, 2021 12:38

Pa Nderry Mbai: The Fall of An Icon The Gambian journalism fraternity and indeed the whole country is mourning the sudden demise of Pa Nderry Mbai of Freedom newspaper, which news hit this country like a thunderbolt from the sky at the beginning of this week. Pa Nderry had been a household ...

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Supreme Court Ruling on Indemnity could mean AFPRC Junta could be tried for crimes

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  • May 21, 2021 01:40

The determination to the question referred to the Supreme Court by the High Court of The Gambia on whether or not a former member of the AFPRC junta can be tried, has renewed hopes that Yahya Jammeh, Edward Singhateh, Sana Sabally and Yankuba Touray could be tried for crimes they committed, desp ...

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Gambian Law Provides Criminal Penalties for Correction - US Human Rights Penalties

  • by The Gambia Post
  • April 3, 2021 12:00

According to the latest US Human Rights Report, The Gambia law provides criminal penalties for corruption by government officials.The report, In a diplomatic language, said, "the government generally implemented the law."However, the report lamented the fact that "No government agency is mandated to ...

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3rd Jungler Bai Lowe Arrested in Germany

  • by The Point Newspaper
  • March 17, 2021 12:00

March 16th is Marie’s birthday, one of the kids left behind by Journalist Deyda Hydara after he succumbed to bullets of the hit squad of former President Yahya Jammeh. This year, she’s greeted with news of the arrest of one of her father’s killers in Germany.Marie sounded emotional when The Point, B ...