Author: Sam Phatey

Gambia: Opposition detainees released on bail
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Gambia: Opposition detainees released on bail

Dozens of opposition detainees that took part in a deadly protest in southwestern Gambia have been released on bail by a court in the West Coast Region. The protesters, most of them residents of Foni Kansala District and supporters of ousted despotic ruler, Yahya Jammeh were demanding the withdrawal of […]

Gambia drops graft charges against four officials
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Gambia drops graft charges against four officials

A court in The Gambia’s capital has dropped corruption charges against four officials, according to the Attorney General’s office. Abdoulie Njie, Musa Jawla, Joseph Gabidon, Nfamara Darboe and Mataar Bah were officials of the West African nation’s Department of Fisheries. Gambian authorities held the men liable for economic crimes, abuse […]