Mauritius Ranked Africa’s Most Peaceful Country, and the Gambia Records Largest Improvement

[This is Africa] Mauritius has been ranked in the top 20 of the world’s most peaceful countries in the 2018 Global Peace Index (GPI). In the 12th edition of the Index, Mauritius was ranked number 20 out of 163 countries. On the continent Botswana came …

[This is Africa] Mauritius has been ranked in the top 20 of the world's most peaceful countries in the 2018 Global Peace Index (GPI). In the 12th edition of the Index, Mauritius was ranked number 20 out of 163 countries. On the continent Botswana came second, and ranked 29 globally. Sierra Leone was ranked (35), Madagascar (38), Ghana (41), Namibia (43), Malawi (44) and Zambia (48) respectively on the Global Index.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

In the NIA 9 Trial – PW 18 Continues Testimony On Alleged Torture

[Foroyaa] Modou Ngum the eighteenth prosecution witness (PW18), during his cross examination before the High Court presided over Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara, said he was urinating blood for almost five days, form beatings he received on his sex organs,…

[Foroyaa] Modou Ngum the eighteenth prosecution witness (PW18), during his cross examination before the High Court presided over Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara, said he was urinating blood for almost five days, form beatings he received on his sex organs, when he was held at the NIA; that to this day, his health condition has not normalized; that his legs and body swells from time to time and he get pains on his hips and eyes too.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Drivers Union Observes a Day Off in Solidarity With Members, Villagers

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Transport Agriculture Food and Industrial Workers Union (GTAFIWU), yesterday observed a day’s off from work, in solidarity with the villagers and bereaved families of deceased protestors of Faraba Banta and members of their Transpo…

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Transport Agriculture Food and Industrial Workers Union (GTAFIWU), yesterday observed a day's off from work, in solidarity with the villagers and bereaved families of deceased protestors of Faraba Banta and members of their Transport Union, whose trucks were burnt to ashes by angry villagers.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

National Assembly Appoints Clerk of the House

[Foroyaa] The Gambia’s National Assembly has appointed Momodou A. Sise as the new clerk of the House. In a statement from the National Assembly, Sise is said to be a degree holder in Management and a seasoned administrator, with two decades of experien…

[Foroyaa] The Gambia's National Assembly has appointed Momodou A. Sise as the new clerk of the House. In a statement from the National Assembly, Sise is said to be a degree holder in Management and a seasoned administrator, with two decades of experience working in public institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Mamma Kandeh Calls for Answers

[Foroyaa] The leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress party (GDC), has said the Government of President Adama Barrow should provide answers to the cause of death of the youth of Faraba Bantang.

[Foroyaa] The leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress party (GDC), has said the Government of President Adama Barrow should provide answers to the cause of death of the youth of Faraba Bantang.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia