AllAfrica News: Gambia

Nigerian Singer Davido Said to be Wanted by Gambian Police

[Vanguard] Words currently on the lips of music pundits is that Nigerian pop music singer, Davido, may be jinxed as he has been reportedly declared wanted in Gambia for allegedly assaulting one Kenny Egbuke, a celebrity photographer who came to cover his recent music concert in Gambia.

U.S. Govt. Bans Jammeh, Family From Entry

[Foroyaa] The United States Government has announced on Monday, December 10 that it has put former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh and his family under public designation and therefore will not have access to US entry.

Public Designation of The Gambia's Yahya Jammeh

[State Department] The Department is publicly designating former president of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, under the terms of Section 7031(c) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act of 2018, due to his involvement in significant corruption. Section 7031(c) provides that, in cases where the Secretary of State has credible information that foreign government officials have been involved in significant corruption or a gross violation of human rights, those individuals and their immed

At the Court-Martial - Lance Corporal Sainey Camara Testifies in Two Soldiers Trial

[Foroyaa] Lance Corporal Sainey Camara, on Monday December 10th, testified before the Court-Martial on how the cautionary statements of the two accused persons were obtained.

GPDP Holds Congress in Brikama-BA

[Foroyaa] Under the leadership of Henry Gomez, The Gambia Party for Democracy and Progress (GPDP) on Saturday December 8, 2018, held the party's Congress at the Found Hall of Brikamaba in CRR, to decide on who the new Executive members will be, to run the party's affairs.

Wrestler Faints, Hospitalised in Severe Weekend Defeat

[Foroyaa] A wrestler over the weekend fainted after sustaining severe beatings.

'Health Ministry Committed to Quality Health Delivery' Health Minister

[Foroyaa] Dr. Isatou Touray, the Minister of Health and Social Welfare, told lawmakers that her Ministry is committed to the delivery of quality health care to all living in the country.

Domestic League - Brikama Reel Past Real

[Foroyaa] Real de Banjul was over the weekend subjected to their first defeat of the season by a Brikama United side playing at home.

Gambian-Born Excels in Germany Amateur Boxing

[Foroyaa] Gambian-born Assan Hansen is one of the finest to emerge from amateur boxing in Germany in a final recently.

In the NIA 9 Case - Remains of Late Solo Sandeng's Body Shown Before High Court

[Foroyaa] The remains of the body of the late Ebrima Solo Sandeng, was produced before the High Court, presided over by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara.

CRC Concludes Second Leg of Nationwide Consultation On the 1997 Constitution

[Foroyaa] The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), on Sunday December 9th 2018, concluded the second leg of their nationwide consultation with the people, on the review of the 1997 Constitution.

WANEP Marks 16 Days of Activism

[Foroyaa] The West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP), held a forum with female security officers across the country, to mark 16 days of activism to end gender based violence at the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) Headquarters on Monday December 10th, 2018.

Ministry of Justice Reacts to U.S. Decision On Jammeh

[Foroyaa] The Ministry of Justice has in a press release issued on Tuesday said it learnt with great appreciation the news from the State Department of the United states that the former President Yahya Jammeh and his family have been banned from entering the United States as a result of the latter's involvement in significant corruption and gross violation of human rights.

NA Adopt Local Government Committee Report

[Foroyaa] Deputies at the National Assembly have adopted the report on the oversight activities of the Select Committee on Local Government.

Nationwide Sensitization Campaign On HIV/Aids Commences

[Foroyaa] The wife of the President Fatoumatta Bah Barrow, in collaboration with the Embassy of the People's Republic of China, on Saturday December 8, 2018, commenced a six day nationwide sensitization campaign on HIV / AIDs. The Sensitization commences in the North Bank Region beginning in Essau.

10 Human Rights That Matter to People on the Continent

[Deutsche Welle] As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70, DW asked people in the Gambia, Cameroon and Malawi which human rights matter most to them.

Visually Impaired MP Speaks Out 'Disability Does Not Mean Inability'

[Foroyaa] Foroyaa: Can you please tell me your name?

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda Issues Annual Report On Preliminary Examination Activities

[Foroyaa] Today, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court ("ICC" or the "Court"), Mrs Fatou Bensouda, published her annual Report on Preliminary Examination Activities (2018). The report provides an overview of her Office's preliminary examination activities conducted between 1 December 2017 and 30 November 2018 in relation to ten situations under consideration for possible investigation.

UN Secretary-General Message On Human Rights Day

[Foroyaa] 'Stand up for human rights'

Second Beach Clean-Up Exercise for Plastic, Debris, Kicks-Off Saturday

[Foroyaa] The second beach clean-up exercise for plastic and other waste matter, will kick off Saturday, December 8th 2018, at the Lemon Creek. The clean-up exercise is organized by 'Gambia Ocean Heroes', a project organized by GREAT Institute, a research center for marine science, environmental issues, and climate change.

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