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Aminata Nanko shines at UN75 organised Online Poetry Competition, emerges 3rd position out of 101 participants

by Mariama Jobarteh. Nine-year-old Aminata Nanko took part in an online Poetry and Painting competition organised by the United Nations (UN75) in collaboration with the National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) and the Writers Association of The Gambia (WAG), on 25th September 2020. She emerged 3rd position out of […]

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Alagi Yorro Jallow: I support the Nomination of Dr. Katim Touray and Ernest Aubee to the African Union Commission and oppose the former VP’s Candidacy for Deputy AU Chair.

by Alagi Yorro Jallow. Today, in recognition of the Gambia government’s obligation and commitment to supporting the African agenda nominating a representative from the Gambia to serve in a top position of the African Union Commission (AUC). The person’s nomination should be based more on international wheeling and dealing than […]

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The situation in Mali

By Assan Sallah. The decision of the Malian soldiers to take up arms to overthrow the democratically elected president Ibrahim Boubacarr Keita, following weeks of political crisis that has seen opposition protesters taking to the streets to demand the president’s resignation, is unconstitutional, illegal and uncalled for. Recently, Malians took […]

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UN Secretary-General appoints Abubacarr Marie Tambadou as Registrar of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Abubacarr Marie Tambadou of the Republic of the Gambia as the Registrar of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals. Mr. Tambadou succeeds Olufemi Elias of Nigeria, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his dedicated service to the Residual […]