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THE GAMBIA: TWO YEARS ON, NINE MILE TWO PRISON EXECUTIONS; BUT WERE MORE MURDERED?

By Mathew K Jallow, Madison, Wisconsin On the second anniversary of the heinous Mile Two Prison executions, Gambians solemnly remember one of the ...

Kenyan Scientist Wins Top Scientific Prize

A Kenyan scientist, Dr Faith Osier, has been awarded one of the most prestigious prizes for African Science. The Royal Society Pfizer prize ...

As President Jammeh readies for U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit, IGLHRC Petitions Obama

By Ebrima G. Sankareh, Editor-in-Chief As President Yaya Jammeh of the mini West African state of The Gambia readies for a-three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit to be ... Full story

Late Hon. Baldeh’s Family Says Thanks

On behalf of my family, the Basse Mansajang Kunda community, Upper River Region and The Gambia at large, I would like to take this opportunity ... Full story

CORDEG pays tribute to comrade Hon. Boubacarr Baldeh

The Committee for the Restoration of Democracy (CORDEG) mourns the untimely passing of our comrade Hon. Boubacarr  Baldeh. Hon. Baldeh was an illustrious son of ... Full story

Casket of Ex-Gambian minister stranded at border as President Jammeh refuses home burial

By Ebrima G Sankareh, Editor-in-Chief A Senegalese State Minister and two Members of Parliament from Senegal’s National Assembly accompanied by members of the Gendarmerie are denied ... Full story

Macky Sall sacks Prime Minister Aminata Toure after losing election

DAKAR (Reuters) -Senegalese President Macky Sall sacked Prime Minister Aminata Toure on Friday after she failed to win a seat at local elections on Sunday, ... Full story

Breaking News: Jammeh Comes to Washington, US—Africa Summit; Also to see Oncologists

By Ebrima G. Sankareh, Editor-in-Chief Unimpeachable sources nestled within the corridors of state power in Banjul say President Yaya Jammeh, accompanied by a high-powered delegation, is ... Full story

Mambury Njie Acquitted and Discharged by Banjul High Court

By Ebrima G. Sankareh, Editor-in-Chief Highly placed legal sources reaching The Gambia Echo report that the Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Mikailu Abudulah has ... Full story

Echo Exclusive: In Confidential Report, CORDEG Laments Malicious Tribal Propaganda to Destabilize Organization

Echo Exclusive By Ebrima G. Sankareh, Editor-in-Chief In the wake of GDAG’s recent resignation from CORDEG—the Diaspora organization elected only months ago to supposedly unify Gambia’s uncountable ... Full story

ECOWAS Court Rules NIA Not Credible to investigate Deyda Hydara’s murder

Abuja, Nigeria, June 10, 2014—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes today's ruling by a West African regional court, which found that the Gambian government failed ... Full story

Tribute to Aunty Louise Antoinette Njie—Educationist, Feminist, Pioneer

BY Ebraima Manneh, former Permanent Secretary of Health When I learnt of the passing away of Mrs. Louise Njie, a big chunk of my life fell. ... Full story

Breaking News:Bala Jahumpa is talking

By Ebrima G. Sankareh, Editor-in Chief Contrary to wild speculations that Gambia’s Works & Infrastructure Minister, Mr. Bala Garba Jahumpa, has died following an automobile accident ... Full story

Only Democratic Process Brings Lasting Peace to Gambia-Hon Omar Jallow (OJ)

“I don’t care about tribe because I do not really know what tribe I am. I know my mom is Futa Fula and my dad a Tukolorr, but throughout my political career, I have either spoken in English; a foreign language or Wollof; a local language I learnt from the streets. Despite this, I can speak Mandinka and Fula and no one can slur me in any of these languages.”--OJ ... Full story

Families of April 10th Victims Still Waiting For Justice

By D. A. Jawo Today (April 10) is the 14th anniversary of the student demonstration in April 2000 when the security forces brutally put down a ... Full story

Families of April 10th Victims Still Waiting For Justice

By D. A. Jawo Today (April 10) is the 14th anniversary of the student demonstration in April 2000 when the security forces brutally put down a ... Full story

Gambia Democracy Restoration Committee Publishes Blueprint

Compatriots, Colleagues and Friends-   On behalf of CORDEG's Steering and Executive Committees, please find attached its vision/ mission document.    CORDEG is the newly founded umbrella organization that ... Full story

Gambia Democracy Chair strongly reacts to Document leakage

PRESS RELEASE February 27, 2014 The recent leak to the press of CORDEG's foundation document(s) is a gross breach of trust. As CORDEG strives to build a ... Full story

Zetes takes over Gambian Passports, fees rise from 1000 to 3000 Dalasis

By Ebrima G. Sankareh, Editor-in-Chief What began as a rumor that The Government of The Gambia was to increase passport fees from 1000 to 3000 Gambian ... Full story

After Lengthy NIA Detention, Energy PS, M O Njie, Collapses; Director Kemo Ceesay In Similar State

By Ebrima G. Sankareh, Editor-in-Chief Following the arrest and prolonged detention of Messrs Momodou Omar Njie and Kemo Ceesay, Energy Permanent Secretary and Director respectively, The ... Full story

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