Archive for April, 2014

Gambia Detains Scores For Supplying Info

Gambia Detains Scores For Supplying Info

The reported arrest and detention of scores of people accused of supplying information overseas has renewed the Gambia government’s paranoia and adamancy to trample on freedom of expression. Kairo News has been reliably informed about the arrest of Mankamang Kanagie and others in Bakau after[Read More…]

by April 23, 2014 0 comments Editorial
Bala Garba Jahumpa Evacuated For Treatment

Bala Garba Jahumpa Evacuated For Treatment

Confirmed sources informed Kairo Newsthat the Gambia’s Minister of Transport, Works and Infrastructure  who was involved in a car accident on Sunday, April 20, was hurriedly flown out of the country on Monday night. Bala Garba Jahumpa was involved in the accident in Upper River[Read More…]

by April 23, 2014 28 comments News
Obstacles To Gambia’s Struggle

Obstacles To Gambia’s Struggle

A senior political activist has pinpointed what can be seen as the greatest obstacles to the struggle to liberate the Gambia from the clutches of tyranny. “The political persecution of targeted opposition/UDP activists or supporters must stop,” Mr. Alkali Conteh writes, in reaction to the[Read More…]

by April 22, 2014 3 comments Politics
Kora Star Talks To Kairo Radio

Kora Star Talks To Kairo Radio

Tune in to the detail chat Suntou Touray, the culture and tradition show host had with, Germany based Cassamance kora star, Kandara Diabateh in Tubingen Germany, Stuttgart last week. The program is on air now and will continue till 9 pm today. Kandara Diabateh is[Read More…]

by April 22, 2014 0 comments News
Republic Day Protest Nears

Republic Day Protest Nears

The Gambia: April 24th—Republic Day! A Day of A Peaceful Sit-Down Demonstration at 10:00 a.m. at Westfield Junction, Serrekunda THE DEMONSTRATION WILL BE DEDICATED TO EBRIMA BARRY AND THE 14 STUDENTS KILLED BY PRESIDENT JAMMEH AND HIS SECURITY FORCES ON APRIL 10TH AND 11TH, 2000.[Read More…]

by April 22, 2014 1 comment Freedom
Ukraine; Wrong Fight, Uncle Sam!

Ukraine; Wrong Fight, Uncle Sam!

By D J Halake   The US has picked the wrong fight with Russia.   Kievan Rus (aka Ukraine) is as Russian as Wessex is English.   The Western press and media have to toe the editorial and government line peddled by the US and[Read More…]

by April 21, 2014 1 comment Society