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Louis Ayala and Ousainou Darboe

(JollofNews) – The Socialist International (SI) has denounced the imprisonment of the leadership of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) by a high court judge in the...

Gambia opposition UDP protest

(JollofNews) – Any Gambian mindful of the political developments in the country is aware of how a few half-baked, unsophisticated politicians with less regard for good governance...

Ocean Bay Hotel, where the Nichol family stayed during their time in The Gambia

(JollofNews) – As we shivered in the drab weather, the question in the Nichol house was: ‘Where do we go for some guaranteed sunshine without crossing half the planet?’ A...

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh

(JollofNews) – The US embassy in Banjul was closed for all but essential services today after Gambian authorities removed its police protection. It was not immediately clear...

Army officials on parade

(JollofNews) – Guinea Bissau’s prime minister Baciro Dja has quelled rumours of discontent in the army after a new chief was named to head the country’s military. On Thursday,...

Bakery Jatta began life as a professional footballer on Wednesday as he trained with his Hamburg team-mates

(JollofNews) – Gambian refugee Bakary Jatta got his first taste of life as a professional footballer on Wednesday as he trained with Hamburg. The 18-year-old striker was put...

Gambia opposition UDP protest

(JollofNews) – Any Gambian mindful of the political developments in the country is aware of how a few half-baked, unsophisticated politicians with less regard for good governance...

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh

(JollofNews) – I am not a politician and I am not a tribalist. Though I have some little knowledge about politics but I have always distanced my myself from political wrangling....

Lawyer Darboe and his supporters being led away in handcuffs

(JollofNews) – The British envoy to the Gambia Tuesday condemned the “severe sentences” given to members of main opposition United Democratic Party (UDP). Opposition Leader...

Ndong

(JollofNews) – A former Education minister in the Gambian regime of President Yahya Jammeh has reacted with fury to the three-year jail term given to the leader of the country’s...

A cartoon of President Yahya Jammeh holding a human skull. Photo: RNW/Damien Glez

(JollofNews) – Exactly 22 years today, President Yahya Jammeh became leader of our small but blessed country when he and his fellow soldiers overthrew the government of Sir Dawda...

sky

(JollofNews) – The Gambian community in the United Kingdom will Saturday hold the funeral prayers of four Gambian men and a Senegalese national who were killed on 7th July after...