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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Gambia: Campaign to bring former president to justice

Victims, activists to pursue case against exiled leader

(Banjul, The Gambia, October 21, 2017) - Victims of the former Gambian government of Yahya Jammeh and Gambian and international activists today announced the formation of a campaign to bring Jammeh and his leading accomplices to justice.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Gambian Young Talent wins German U15 Best Player Award

´I am playing with the aim of reaching the top, I want to be a professional player
and represent my country, the Gambia in the future.
Gambian Top Talent Lamin Touray, Wins U15 National League and Cup Award in Germany with Borussia Dortmund U15
Lamin Touray, Borussia Dortmund´s Gambian born youth player has been celebrated and awarded best German U15 player in the 2016/17 footballing season, after helping his team win both the U15 league and the super cup.
His team emerged top in the German U15 league, in which Lamin was so influential, he also help the team beat Preußen Münster by 3:1 in the U15 super cup final.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Gambia Ex-President´s 131 landed, 88 Bank Accounts & other assets freezed

Speaking to journalists in a news conference in Banjul, the Attorney General and Justice Minister of the Gambia, Hon Ba Tambadou has on Monday confirmed obtaining a court order freezing or placing a temporary hold on the known assets of the Former President Jammeh and companies directly associated with him.

Gambia´s Info minister impressed with GPU

Fajara: May 22, 2016 - The Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, Mr Demba Ali Jawo, accompanied by the Deputy Permanent Secretary, Mr Malick Jones, on Wednesday paid a familiarisation visit to the offices of the Gambia Press Union.
Upon arrival, the minister was given a guided tour of the Gambia Press Union Secretariat and its facilities. During the meeting, the GPU President, Bai Emil Touray, expressed delight at the visit by the minister and his deputy permanent secretary.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Dankeschönfest für die Flüchtlingshelfer



Das Deutsche Rote Kreuz lud am Mittwochabend 22. Februar die FlüchtlingshelferInnen aus dem östlichen Bodenseekreis zu einem Dankeschönfest im Rotkreuzzentrum Friedrichshafen.
Zur Eröffnung der Veranstaltung betonte der Präsident des DRK Bodenseekreis, Herr Kruschnik, kein Mensch verlasse freiwillig seine Heimat, weshalb das Rote Kreuz 2015 gerne die Verantwortung für die Koordination der ehrenamtlichen Flüchtlingshilfe übernommen habe.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Gambia’s presidency probing ‘wrongful’ dismissal of civil servants

Gambia’s newly inaugurated President Adama Barrow charged a panel to review the sacking of thousands of civil servants by the Jammeh administration.
The panel will be hearing from former state employees who were fired between 1997 and 2017 by executive orders from former President Yahya Jammeh.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Gambia’s ‘no stress’ army chief to retain his job

Gambia’s celebrity army chief who has found popularity during the political crisis in the country will not be losing his top military job after Gambians rallied online calling for the new President Adama Barrow to keep him.
Lt. Gen. Ousman Bargie will remain the country’s Chief of Defense Staff, Barrow announced on Saturday.