Author: Musa Njie, LTN's Banjul Correspondent

News, Security

Addressing cross-border crime in Southern Senegambia region – Ziguinchor hosts confab

A sub-regional forum on cross-border crime between Senegal, The Gambia and Guinea-Bissau began on Monday in Ziguinchor (southern region of Senegal) at the initiative of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, in partnership with the Support Committee for Economic and Social Development (CASADES). The two-day meeting was graced by stakeholders from The […]

Migration, News

Vicenza, Italy – Two Gambians convicted of several crimes, deported to Banjul

The Italian immigration police on Sunday escorted two Gambian citizens, with the initials S.C and J.E, to Banjul following a court expulsion order citing various violations of Italian laws. Both were detained in Vicenza Police Headquarters, after being convicted of numerous crimes including thefts and robbery, assault, and drug dealing. […]

News, Security

ECOMIG – “No missing $800,000”, says Ghana Armed Forces

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has refuted local news publications alleging that some of its officers are being chased by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for stealing $800,000 meant to be allowances for peacekeeping troops in The Gambia. According to a statement by GAF, there are no […]

Business & Economics, Legal Matters, News, Security, World News

New ICIJ report indicts Mohammed Bazzi – When Honorary Consul is the shield for terror financiers, arms and drug traffickers! 

Honorary consuls are meant to foster ties between countries. But criminals and others accused of exploiting the position have infiltrated their ranks according to the latest report by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and ProPublica. The report identified at least 500 current and former Honorary Consuls who have been […]