Archive for February, 2015

Woman Jailed For Refusing To Take Off Hijab

Woman Jailed For Refusing To Take Off Hijab

A city judge in Georgia has in the past eight days barred two Muslim women wearing Islamic headscarves from entering his courtroom, jailing one, and prompting an inquiry from the civil rights office at the US department of justice. Judge Keith Rollins of Douglasville, Georgia,[Read More…]

by February 28, 2015 14 comments Religion, Society
Sadly Jammeh’s Leadership Still Has Steam To Go

Sadly Jammeh’s Leadership Still Has Steam To Go

By Janko Camara Re:GMC Leader Blinks Thank you Bax for your intellect and good sense of reasoning. As a keen observer of Gambians both at home and in the Diaspora, I have come to the sad conclusion that Jammeh’s leadership still has steam to go[Read More…]

by February 26, 2015 9 comments Politics
Readers Thump Up Lafia And Bax

Readers Thump Up Lafia And Bax

By Yaya Dampha (Senior Editor) In the educative and highly emotive comment section of Kairo News, seasoned Gambians anf friends of the Gambia with varied professional, security and academic backgrounds exchange serious views to benefit and encourage reasonable dialogue in a mutual and respectful manner.[Read More…]

by February 26, 2015 2 comments News
Breaking News: Jammeh’s Picture Features In New Gambia Banknotes

Breaking News: Jammeh’s Picture Features In New Gambia Banknotes

The Central Bank of The Gambia has just introduced new banknotes, most of which feature President Yahya Jammeh’s pictures and the Arch 22 in Banjul. Is Jammeh telling Gambians that his leadership is not going anywhere?    

by February 25, 2015 35 comments News
Gambia At 50

Gambia At 50

By Madi Jobarteh Going Forward – 25 Targets for Gambia @75 Legislation for the abolition of 18th February and recognition of 24th April as Independence Day Legislation of a single term of five-year presidential tenure with regular free, fair and transparent elections conducted in peace[Read More…]

by February 25, 2015 1 comment Politics
Remembering Malcolm X

Remembering Malcolm X

REMEMBERING MALCOLM X /EL HAJJ MALIK SHABAZZ MAY 19, 1925 — FEBRUARY 21, 1965 By Sainey Faye He was one of our African revolutionary freedom fighters, who contributed immensely to our liberation struggle. He helped influence the political consciousness of Black Americans, during the Civil[Read More…]

by February 25, 2015 3 comments Society