The National People’s Party (NPP) learned with dismay, the allegations of assault on two journalists who were covering the swearing-in ceremony of elected local officials at the Banjul City Council (BCC) on Wednesday, 31st May, 2023. While the victims have alleged to have been attacked by supporters of the NPP, […]
“Senegal: an African democratic model in decline” ? Afrikajom Center: When the word becomes flesh to embrace the void
“Senegal: an African democratic model in decline” By Hamidou ANNE I have carefully read the report “Senegal: an African democratic model in decline” published by Afrikajom Center. Reports by civil society organisations are necessary in order to document current events and to offer insights which, by their distance from political […]
Defend Free Press! PURA STAND BACK!
Today is the 30th anniversary of the World Press Freedom Day declared by the UN to promote freedom of the media and freedom of expression. For three years in a row the smart QTV anchor Jainaba Sonko once again hosted a forum with young people at the American Corner to […]
Celebrating World Press Freedom Day:
Journalists worldwide, including the Gambia, will celebrate World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2023. The United Nations General Assembly sets aside the day to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press and remind governments of their duty to respect and uphold the right to freedom of […]