TRRC Press Statement

TRRC Chairman, Dr Lamin Sise

The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) had planned to
submit today, 30th September, 2021 its Final Report to the President of the
Republic of The Gambia as required under the provisions of Section 29 of the
TRRC Act, 2017. Work on the sixteen volumes comprising the Final Report has
been completed, except for four volumes. It is the expectation of the
Commission that work on these remaining volumes should be finished shortly.
The Commission accordingly informed the Government, through the Attorney
General and Minister of Justice, that it will continue the finalization work and
submit the full report when it is completed.

Without proposing yet another date for submission, the Commission assures
that this final phase of its work will not be prolonged. The Attorney General
and the Minister of Justice agreed to the proposal on behalf of the
Government and reassured the Commission that the Government will continue
to provide the funds required for the completion of the work of the TRRC.

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Sainey M.K. Marenah
Mr. Sainey M.K. Marenah is a Prominent Gambian journalist, founding editor The Alkamba Times and formerly head of communications at the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) and Communications and PR Consultant for The Gambia Pilot Program, under Gamworks. Mr. Marenah served as the Social media Strategist and Editor at Gambia Radio and Television Services. He is also the Banjul Correspondent for Voice of America Radio. Sainey is a human rights and developmental journalist who has carved a strong niche particularly in new media environments in the Gambian media industry. Mr. Marenah began his career as a junior reporter with the Point Newspaper in the Gambia in 2008 and rose through the ranks to become Chief correspondent before moving to The Standard Newspaper also in Banjul as Editorial Assistant and head of News. He is a household name in the Gambia’s media industry having covered some of the most important stories in the former and current government. These include the high profile treason cases including the Trial of Former military chiefs in Banjul in 2009 to 2012. Following his arrest and imprisonment by the former regime of President, Yahya Jammeh in 2014, Marenah moved to Dakar Senegal where he continues to practice Journalism freelancing for various local and international Media organization’s including the BBC, Al-Jazeera, VOA, and ZDF TV in Germany among others. He is the co-Founder of the Banjul Based Media Center for Research and Development; an institution specialized in research and development undertakings. As a journalist and Communication Expert, focused on supporting the Gambia's transitional process, Mr Marenah continues to play a pivotal role in shaping a viable media and communications platform that engages necessary tools and action to increase civic participation and awareness of the needs of transitional governance to strengthen the current move towards democratization. Mr. Marenah has traveled extensively as a professional journalist in both Europe, Africa and United States and attended several local and international media trainings.


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