Gambia Alert: Supporters of UDP, NRP & GMC Assault Journalist Kebba Jeffang

5 Mar
The supporters of UDP, NRP, and GMC used vulgar terms against the journalist inside the press conference room in the presence of their party leaders, and after the press conference, they physically assaulted the journalist after the press conference. (Photo taken from Jephang)

The supporters of UDP, NRP, and GMC used vulgar terms against the journalist during the press conference in the presence of their party leaders, and after the press conference, they physically assaulted the journalist. (Photo Credit: Kassim Oscar/StarFM)

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UTG Staff Begin Sit-in Strike on Wednesday

27 Feb
Several members of staff including senior lecturers and departmental heads were in attendance and manifest support to the executive council of the UTG staff association by taking the floor to reinforce their stance. (Photo Credit: M.S.Joof/FPI/Feb 2017)

Several members of staff including senior lecturers and departmental heads were in attendance and manifest support to the executive council of the UTG staff association by taking the floor to reinforce their stance. (Photo Credit: M.S.Joof/FPI/Feb 2017)

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UNESCO believes D.A. Jawo will be model for media independence

24 Feb
Mr. Jawo has been a member of the GPU for almost 40 years, serving as its president at some point. He also co-authored a book documenting the life of murdered journalist Deyda Hydara. (Photo Credit: Fatoumatta L. Sisay/Feb 2017)

Mr. Jawo has been a member of the GPU for almost 40 years, serving as its president at some point. He also co-authored a book documenting the life of murdered journalist Deyda Hydara. (Photo Credit: Fatoumatta L. Sisay/Feb 2017)

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One coalition party missing from Barrow’s sworn-in cabinet

2 Feb
Coalition spokesperson Halifa Sallah (pictured at last press conference before Jammeh's term expires) is yet to take up ministerial position. (Photo: M.S.Joof/FPI/Jan 2017

Coalition spokesperson Halifa Sallah (pictured at last press conference before Jammeh’s term expires) is yet to take up ministerial position. (Photo: M.S.Joof/FPI/Jan 2017)

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Mourning Dictator’s Departure: Tears drop at airport as Jammeh leaves for E. Guinea

23 Jan
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With each step Jammeh took towards the door of the aircraft, his supporters, airport authorities and his protocol, wept heavily. (Photo Credit: LJahateh/FPI/Jan2017)

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Prospect of Diplomatic Solution to Gambia’s Political Crisis Dim

16 Jan
Determined to find legal recourse to stop the inauguration, the APRC lawyer has filed for an injunction at the Supreme Court seeking an order to block the inauguration.  The injunction is expected to be determined today, Monday. (Photo Credit: A.Jobe/Facebook)

Determined to find legal recourse to stop the inauguration, the APRC lawyer has filed for an injunction at the Supreme Court seeking an order to block the inauguration. The injunction is expected to be determined today, Monday. (Photo Credit: A.Jobe/Facebook)

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APRC lawyer says inauguration wait for petition outcome

11 Jan

Halifa Sallah says that is not common sense

APRC lawyer (Left) says inauguration wait for petition outcome, but Opposition Coalition Spokesperson (right) argues that is not common sense (Photos taken from Google)

APRC lawyer (Left) says inauguration wait for petition outcome, but Opposition Coalition Spokesperson (right) argues that is not common sense (Photos taken from Google)

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