Demba Kandeh

A Gambian journalist and blogger. Has worked in The Gambia's ‘difficult’ media environment since 2007. Passionate about the intersection between Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) and politics, locally and globally.

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Latest posts by Demba Kandeh

New Internet Law in The Gambia Puts Gag on Government Criticism

  12 July 2013

Parliamentarians in the tiny West African state of the Gambia have ratified and passed a new law that seeks to tighten laws on Internet freedom. The law seeks to punish “instigating violence against the government or public officials”, and also targets individuals who “caricature or make derogatory statements against officials” or “impersonate public officials”.

Journalists Under Pressure in the Gambia Turn to Blogs

  22 February 2013

The hostile media landscape in the Gambia, marred by aggressive laws and regulatory measures that have almost crippled mainstream outlets, has some journalists in the country turning to blogs to report the news. Here is a guide to some of the most active and popular blogs.

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