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Amadou Scattred Janneh Academic, ex-Jammeh minister, human rights activist

With Omar Wally Amadou Scattred Janneh was born in Gunjur, Kombo South. He attended St Augustine's High School before working in Mansa Konko as a...

Samsudeen Sarr Author, Ex-Army Commander, Ambassador

With Omar Wally Sheriff Samsudeen Sarr was born in Serekunda in 1950s. He studied at Yundum College from 1974 to 1977 and taught as a...

Lamin Waa Juwara Firebrand politician

With Omar Wally Lamin Waa Juwara was born in 1943 in Niamina Dankunku. He moves to Kosemar village with his mother and grandfather while his...

Basiru Gassama: Maverick politician

With Alagie Manneh Basiru Gassama has been a contant in politics and social activism in the coastal Kombo town of Bakau. A former Special Branch...

Baba Leigh:Imam, Kanifing Estate

Baba Leigh was born in the early 1950s. He spent six years under his father's tutelage in the Qur'anic dara before moving to Senegal...

Dembo ‘By Force’ Bojang: UDP National President, Presidential Adviser

With Omar Wally Dembo Bojang started public service as an evaluation officer at the Ministry of Local Government before moving to Agriculture as clerical assistant...

Colonel Baboucarr Jatta: Former Army Chief of Staff

With Omar Wally Baboucarr Jatta was born in Tujereng in 1960. He attended the village primary school before proceeding to Latrikunda Secondary, then St Augustine's...

Cherno Njie: December 30th Coup financier

With Omar Wally Cherno Njie was born and raised in Banjul. After graduating from secondary school, he worked for Standard Chartered Bank for several years...

Dr Lamin Bolong Bojang Maverick politician

With Omar Wally Lamin Bolonding Bojang was born in 1954 in Brikama and attended Crab Island Secondary and Gambia High schools between 1968 and 1974....

Aminata Sankanu Filmmaker

With Omar Wally Please tell us about yourself My names are Prince Bubacarr Aminata Sankanu, originally from Sotuma Sere village in Jimara, Upper River Region. I...

Kumi Naidoo Head of Africans Rising First African head of Greenpeace

With Sainey MK Marena Kumi Naidoo is a South African human rights activist and previously the International executive director of international environmentalist group Greenpeace. He...

Papa Faal 30th December Coup Plotter

With Omar Wally Papa Faal was born in Brikama. In 1991 he left for the US, enrolling in the University of District of Colombia. In...

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PPP leader rates Barrow 7 out of 10

By Amadou Jadama The leader of the People's Progressive Party, Papa Njie has rated president Adama Barrow's administration seven out of ten. Njie was speaking to...

Minister tasked to explain drug shortages despite improved budget

By Tabora Bojang The Minister of Health and Social Welfare Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh has said the shortage of drugs in public health facilities is...

Russian ambassador to Gambia dies

The death has been announced of Sergey Kruykov, the Russian ambassador to The Gambia and Senegal who was based in Dakar. He died in Dakar...

‘FJC and Yankuba’s case is a humiliation to the state’

A prominent Gambian lawyer Lamin J Darboe, a former magistrate, has said that contrary to the assertion of the Attorney General and Minister of...

US offers to assist Gambia recover Jammeh’s loot

By Omar Bah The United States ambassador to The Gambia, Richard 'Carl' Paschall, has revealed his government's intention to assist Gambia recover assets identified by...