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Stop Insulting Each Other, Barrow Charges Gambians

By Lamin Njie President Adama Barrow has said that Gambians have to learn how to talk to each other if the country is...

Decentralisation: Key to rapid development

Decentralisation is a complex and often somewhat elusive phenomenon. Many countries around the world have been grappling with this problem for several reasons and with varying degrees of intention and success to create sub-national governments. In simple terms, decentralisation is the transfer of political, administrative, and legal authority or responsibility for planning, decision-making, resource allocation,...

Gambia: Thousands to gather in Salikenni for annual ‘Gaamo’

Thousands to gather in Salikenni for annual ‘Gaamo’ Thousands of Muslims from across The Gambia and beyond are Saturday 2nd March, 2019 expected to pack in the community of Salikenni in Central Baddibou, North Bank Region to observe its annual Gaamo.  It will be held under the auspices of venerable Sheikh Alhaji Omar Ceesay – renowned scholar. Themed:”Islam and Muslims...

Swiss Court Dismisses Ousman Sonko’s prison torture claims |

Ousman Sonko, the former Gambian Interior Minister under autocratic ruler Yahya Jammeh, claims he is only given one hour of fresh air daily, according to Swissinfo.ch.   The human rights violation of the Jammeh regime is currently being investigated by the country’s newly established Truth Commission. A Swiss Court has rejected the demand of the former Gambian Interior Minister, Ousman...

Gambia Independence Deserves Respect |

By: Yunus S Saliu In the approach of The Gambia Independence Day celebration, a Gambian erudite historian has urged everyone to always give the country’s Independence a lot of consideration and respect. Hence, it is like individual ‘birthday where everything in life started.’ Underscoring the importance of independence, Hassoum Ceesay, the acting Director General of the National Center for Arts...

Ex- Captain Says Jawara was Unwilling to go to Exile |

By Adama Makasuba The Gambia Ex-Army Captain, Momodou Lamin Gassama has said that the former president Dawda Jawara was not willing to leave power and go to exile when 1994 coup occurred. Gassama, who was a personal assistant to Jawara, was testifying before the Truth Commission stated that he informed Jawara about the ongoing coup by advising him to leave...

Coup de Grace: Part II: The Gambia at 54: Is it Worth Celebrating or Not?  Independence Day Message:

Coup de Grace: Part II: The Gambia at 54: Is it Worth Celebrating or Not?  Independence Day Message: Alagi Yorro Jallow My fellow countrymen and women, Mamudu: Today we stand tall, proud and free, thanks to our forefathers and mothers who risked their lives and all for the freedom you and I enjoy today. I always wondered what it’s like to set off on...

New York Letter With Alagi Yorro Jallow: Gambia At 54: Is It Worth Celebrating Or Not? Part 2

My fellow countrymen and women, today we stand tall, proud and free, thanks to our forefathers and mothers who risked their lives and all for the freedom you and I enjoy today. I always wondered what it’s like to set off on a journey, having secured your freedom from an oppressive and abusive status quo <a href="https://jollofnews.com/2019/02/16/new-york-letter-with-alagi-yorro-jallow-gambia-at-54-is-it-worth-celebrating-or-not-part-2/"Jollof Newspaper...

Banjul Deserves ‘’Best Possible Infrastructure’’ – Barrow

(JollofNews) – President Adama Barrow has reiterated his government’s commitment to transforming the Capital City of Banjul into...

AT THE TRRC: Sainey Faye Gives Horrendous Account Of Torture By Security Agents

By Yankuba Jallow Sainey S. Faye, a detainee in October 1994, on Wednesday February 13th 2019, gave a horrendous account of the torture that was meted on him at the hands of National Intelligence Agents and the Fajara Barracks. Sainey said he was born in Sanjal Sarakunda village in the North Bank Region; that in 1973, he was a junior...

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