Author: Sam Phatey

Jammeh refused to refund borrowed state money
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Jammeh refused to refund borrowed state money

Former President Yahya Jammeh had taken hundreds of millions from government agencies on loan but refused to repay the monies, leaving most of the agencies strapped for cash. Jammeh had written to state enterprises, including the Port of Banjul and the state-owned petroleum company demanding millions that he promised would […]

Uganda: Opposition protesters arrested
Africa

Uganda: Opposition protesters arrested

The police in Uganda have arrested a Member of Parliament and at least 10 others for protesting against a new bid by the country’s long-serving ruler, Yoweri Museveni to clinch on to power. Lawmakers Mr. Museveni have planned to make a change in the East African nation’s constitution that would […]

Gambia to get new Ambassador to African Union
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Gambia to get new Ambassador to African Union

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has decided not to keep the country’s Ambassador to the African Union after his tenure ended earlier this month. Mr. Barrow will be appointing a new chief envoy to represent the West African nation at the Union and returning Ambassador Mass Axi Gai to home service. […]