Photo of the Day: Edward Singhateh testifies at the TRRC, The Gambia

I’m in the hot seat, right now” Edward David Singhateh, former junta Vice Chairman

“It’s not that hot…yet!” Essa M.Faal, Chief Prosecutor, Truth Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission (TRRC), The Gambia, West Africa

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Stories Behind Doors, the Gambia

Well come to No.4, Yundum Army Barracks, The Gambia – this door, to a Gambian soldiers quarters, overlooks the site on the camp where the bodies of seven murdered soldiers were exhumed. The soldiers were murdered by soldiers loyal to the former president, Yahya Jammeh, for being allegedly part of a counter-coup in November 1994.Continue reading “Stories Behind Doors, the Gambia”

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Cover Shots: Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio, The Gambia, West Africa

Ten years ago Han Stiphout (64) had two castles in Limberg and a bid for his company of more €20 million. Just before the sale, he went bankrupt. Now he is picking up again and building recycling plants in The Gambia and Senegal… words by Hella Hueck / FD Persoonlijk Magazine + all feature imagesContinue reading “Cover Shots: Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio, The Gambia, West Africa”

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On this day-February 18th, 2017 – New President Adama Barrow’s Inauguration Day on Gambian Soil

An incredible day in the history of The Gambia, West Africa – February 18th, 2017. A rapturous welcome, and a time of hope – after the 22-year dictatorial rule of Yayha Jammeh –  as tens of thousands of Gambians, welcome home their new president, Adama Barrow who, when the ousted Jammeh refused to step down, forContinue reading “On this day-February 18th, 2017 – New President Adama Barrow’s Inauguration Day on Gambian Soil”

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