By Modou S. Joof
Senegal’s President Macky Sall has arrived in the Gambian capital, Banjul two hours ago in honour of President Yahya Jammeh’s invitation to grace The Gambia’s 48th independence anniversary to the dismay of Gambian dissidents abroad.
Mr Sall’s visit is clearly against the will of Gambian dissidents abroad, who have sent a letter to the Senegalese president on Saturday asking him to turn down the invitation in the wake of continued human rights violations in the tiny poor west African country. Continue reading
By Demba Kandeh
Equatorial Guinea’s leader has landed in Banjul to attend activities marking 48 years of so-called self-governance in the tiny West African nation, The Gambia.
Gambians will on Monday, 18th February 2013, celebrate 48 years since the lowering of the Union Jack in the tiny West African state. The Gambia gained independence from Great Britain on 18th February 1965, becoming the last of the four British West Africa territories. Others are Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. Continue reading