Archive for February, 2014

Ben Refuses Jammeh’s Offer

Ben Refuses Jammeh’s Offer

Gambian president’s offer to reconcile with his former trusted ally has backfired. “Ben Jammeh has declined to reconcile with President Yahya Jammeh,” sources told Kairo News. Ben fears Jammeh will silence him permanently to prevent his narcotic dealings to become public. Ben Jammeh was the[Read More…]

by February 25, 2014 0 comments News
‘We’re Not A Gov’t In Waiting’

‘We’re Not A Gov’t In Waiting’

The newly elected leader of the Committee for the Restoration of Democracy in the Gambia (CODEG) has stated over and over that his executive is not a “government in waiting.” Dr. Abdoulie Saine, a Political Science Professor at Miami University in Ohio, told a news[Read More…]

by February 23, 2014 0 comments News
Are We Really Independent?

Are We Really Independent?

By Ebou Gaye   Many Africans viewed colonialists as encroachers and oppressors during the colonial era, and thus craved and clamoured for independence. However, their hopes were shattered after the attainment of independence. Despondent as they are, they ask the question “Are we really independent?”[Read More…]

by February 23, 2014 0 comments Uncategorised
Gambians In NY Celebrate Culture

Gambians In NY Celebrate Culture

Gambians in New York celebrate their country’s 49th independence in grand style in New York, United States tomorrow. The program, the first of its kind, is organized by Alliance of Gambian Associations. The six organizing groups are Gambian Youth Organization, Gambian Society, Gambian Women’s Association;[Read More…]

by February 22, 2014 3 comments News
NAWEC Boss Hints Company’s Cancer

NAWEC Boss Hints Company’s Cancer

The managing director of National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) has detailed deputies on the utility company’s major worries. Ibrahim Sagnia said his administration’s previous efforts to recover arrears from their debtors, particularly local governments, have woefully failed. “No agreed method has so far worked[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments News
‘Our Independence Is A Sham’

‘Our Independence Is A Sham’

The Gambia’s controversial leader has once again flared tempers when he said the country’s independence “was a sham.” President Yahya Jammeh, who forced his way into power in July 1994, acknowledged that “our independence was achieved through the hard work of patriotic independence minded citizens[Read More…]

by February 20, 2014 0 comments Uncategorised