Following the deadly accident on the road to Kaffrine, President Macky Sall has declared a three-day national mourning period. “Following today’s serious accident in Gniby, which caused 40 deaths, I have decided to declare a three-day national mourning period starting on 9 January. An inter-ministerial council will be held on […]
Senegal: Tragic accident in Kaffrine leaves 54 dead
A tragic accident occurred in Sikilo along the Kaffrine highway in Senegal on Saturday night. The death toll from last night’s accident, which involved 125 people, including 38 lifeless bodies, 38 seriously injured and 49 slightly injured, according to a provisional report from a source close to the gendarmerie, has […]
Baaba Maal’s nephew dies in a car accident: River Blues Festival postponed!
The Senegalese international singer and composer El Hadj Beydi Baaba Maal, leader of the Dandé Lenol Music group has lost his nephew Adama Niass, on Thursday 8 December 2022. Niasse died in a car accident on the Senegalese autoroute. In the wake of this sad news, the international festival Blues […]
Press Release: Accident Involving GAF Personnel Of The Presidential Convoy
11 August 2022 PRESS RELEASE: ACCIDENT INVOLVING GAF PERSONNEL OF THE PRESIDENTIAL CONVOY The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) High Command regrets to inform the general public of a Road Traffic Accident (RTA) involving its personnel serving in the State Guards Battalion. The accident which involved 5 soldiers who were travelling […]