Capt. Demba Baldeh Arrested

[Foroyaa] Captain Demba Baldeh of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) was arrested at his home in Farato village by three soldiers in uniform on Sunday, 15th January, 2017 between the hours 10 and 11 in the morning.

[Foroyaa] Captain Demba Baldeh of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) was arrested at his home in Farato village by three soldiers in uniform on Sunday, 15th January, 2017 between the hours 10 and 11 in the morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

15 Judges’ Contracts Renewed

[Foroyaa] Landing Sanneh, the Judicial Secretary, yesterday, 17 January 2017 confirmed to this paper at the high court complex in Banjul the renewal of the contracts of fifteen judges, including the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Oluremi Ade…

[Foroyaa] Landing Sanneh, the Judicial Secretary, yesterday, 17 January 2017 confirmed to this paper at the high court complex in Banjul the renewal of the contracts of fifteen judges, including the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Oluremi Ademola Adegoke.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Is There Any Need for Declaration of a State of Emergency?

[Foroyaa] The Gambia went through the toughest election campaign during the past 20 years without any state of emergency being declared. At a time when all Gambians are going about their business and some even leaving the urban area to reduce tension, …

[Foroyaa] The Gambia went through the toughest election campaign during the past 20 years without any state of emergency being declared. At a time when all Gambians are going about their business and some even leaving the urban area to reduce tension, a state of emergency is declared.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Capt. Bubacarr Bah Arrested By Republican Guards

[Foroyaa] Captain Bubacarr Bah, alias ‘Vandam’, who is the second in command at the Republican Guard Battalion and an explosive expert, was arrested at the Fajara Barracks by personnel of the Guards battalion at state house and taken away to an unknown…

[Foroyaa] Captain Bubacarr Bah, alias 'Vandam', who is the second in command at the Republican Guard Battalion and an explosive expert, was arrested at the Fajara Barracks by personnel of the Guards battalion at state house and taken away to an unknown destination on Sunday, 15 January, 2017 around 9 pm, a family source revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Military Court Sentences Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide to 10 Years in Jail

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Military court sentenced on Wednesday Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie to ten years in prison for “involvement in violent clashes” in North Sinai.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Military court sentenced on Wednesday Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie to ten years in prison for "involvement in violent clashes" in North Sinai.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Twelve ‘Tiran and Sanafir’ Protesters Released On Bail

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -A Cairo court judge decided Wednesday to release 12 individuals who were arrested for protesting earlier this month at the press syndicate against the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -A Cairo court judge decided Wednesday to release 12 individuals who were arrested for protesting earlier this month at the press syndicate against the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Human Rights Commission Presents Report to President Koroma

[Sierra Leone Government] The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) through the Attorney General and Minister of Justice Wednesday January 18, 2017, presented the ninth edition of its annual report on the State of Human Rights in Sierra Leone.

[Sierra Leone Government] The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) through the Attorney General and Minister of Justice Wednesday January 18, 2017, presented the ninth edition of its annual report on the State of Human Rights in Sierra Leone.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone