Archive for February, 2015

GSIC Declares Fatwa Against Ahmadiyaa Jammat

GSIC Declares Fatwa Against Ahmadiyaa Jammat

  By Afang Jalamang Jabbi The Gambia Islamic Council (GIC) has stated what it called the “Muslim Ummah’s position on the Ahamadiya Jammat.” The statement, first aired on state GRTS television on January 23rd, 2015 can also be found printed on The Point edition of Monday 26th[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 7 comments Religion
Over Analysing Yahya Jammeh

Over Analysing Yahya Jammeh

Is it all about Dictator Jammeh or is there more to it? Kairo radio show on today. Gambians have somehow become addicted to every conversation which starts and ends with Yahya Jammeh. We start with Yahya Jammeh the rapist, Yahya Jammeh the murderer, Yahya Jammeh[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments Editorial
IMF Considers Gambia Bail-out

IMF Considers Gambia Bail-out

Jammeh government’s empty rhetoric and spinning of documents showing the economy doing well were nothing short of a fruitless exercise. For every economy to do well, its engines of growth must be seen running well, which is not the case in the Gambia where the[Read More…]

by February 2, 2015 12 comments Editorial
‘Jammeh Is Grooming Boka Haram Type Terrorists’

‘Jammeh Is Grooming Boka Haram Type Terrorists’

Gambian activist Burama Sanneh on January 26th, 2015, made the following transcribed presentation at a meeting with representatives of Washington State lawmakers in Seattle. Mr. Sanneh, a regular political and social commentator of Kairo Radio, accused President Yahya Jammeh of grooming Boka Haram type terrorists[Read More…]

by February 1, 2015 12 comments Politics
Poetry On The Street

Poetry On The Street

By A Gambian Poet On the street that I grew up has a big poetic tree call ”apolipo” It is centred on the half way heart of the street In a minority village call Churchill’s town that no body knew of until when apolipo was[Read More…]

by February 1, 2015 0 comments News
Jammeh: ‘Pa Bojang Betrays Me’

Jammeh: ‘Pa Bojang Betrays Me’

President Yahya Jammeh has every reason to be upset with Pa Ousman Bojang, Kairo News investigation has uncovered. Gambian leader is still reeling with a fallout out with Pa Bojang who he (Jammeh) describes as “a betrayer of the highest standing.” Despite graduating from high[Read More…]

by February 1, 2015 5 comments News