Author: Sam Phatey

Gambia: Villagers drag Chinese fishing company to court
News

Gambia: Villagers drag Chinese fishing company to court

Villagers in the southwestern Gambian settlement of Gunjur have dragged a Chinese fishing company, Golden Lead to court after series of appeals for authorities to intervene proved to be futile. The company stands accused of environmental and sea pollution at the High Court amid concerns that the contamination with overfishing […]

Missing Budung toddlers reunited with families
National

Missing Budung toddlers reunited with families

Two toddlers that went missing during playtime in Budung Borehole Saturday were reunited with their families, authorities say. Alsana Jatta, 2, and Mombeh Ceesay, 5, were found in the Kombo North village of Kunkujang, 22 miles southwest of the commercial city of Serrekunda. A member of the public found the […]

Gambian ministers failed to declare assets
News

Gambian ministers failed to declare assets

Gambians may have a new government but, for the most part, the same old system and habits remain. Most of the country’s ministers failed to respect President Adama Barrow’s stipulated deadline for them to declare their assets, pretending to too busy that they forgot to follow the directives. With a […]

Attorney General Ba Tambadou should not resign
Opinion

Attorney General Ba Tambadou should not resign

Activists and even supporters of President Adama Barrow are split over calls for Attorney General Aboubacarr Ba Tambadou to resign or be fired. Activists and some government supporters say they do not want the case against the nine former intelligence agents, including an ex-spy chief to be jeopardized. The NIA9 […]