Archive for February, 2016

UDP’s People Engagement Is Generating Mass Crowds

UDP’s People Engagement Is Generating Mass Crowds

The United Democratic Party has been travelling and holding mass rallies all over the greater Banjul area in recent months. The last venue to stage a mass rally was New Jeswang. The area’s rally, held there on February 21st, is believed to have been the[Read More…]

by February 25, 2016 9 comments News
Halifa Becomes PDOIS Presidential Candidate

Halifa Becomes PDOIS Presidential Candidate

PRESS RELEASE THE OUTCOME OF THE PRIMARIES HELD BY PDOIS ON THE SELECTION OF THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE Issued by the Central Committee 24th February 2016 Mr. Halifa Sallah, PDOIS Presidential Candidate for 2016 Presidential Election The People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS)[Read More…]

by February 24, 2016 90 comments News
How Jammeh’s Islamic Republic Is Disrespecting Dead Bodies

How Jammeh’s Islamic Republic Is Disrespecting Dead Bodies

The unexplained death of the remanded Secretary General of the Gambia Transport Control Association (GNTCA) has left citizens of a police state searching for answers in a land where transparency exists only on paper. Sheriff Dibba died in state custody on Sunday yet the government[Read More…]

by February 24, 2016 2 comments Editorial
Watoo Forti (Time Is Up)

Watoo Forti (Time Is Up)

Please allow me the space to share these few words with the Gambian people and the world at large. It is overdue for the Alliance of People Recognised as Criminals (APRC) government to be dumped in mid sea to perish. The people of The Gambia[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 0 comments Politics
Devil’s Advocate

Devil’s Advocate

(In Defence of My Uncle Sheriff Bojang!) By Dida Jallow-Halake Editor, I thank you for pointing out the drama surrounding my uncle, the Honourable Minister, in the pages of Kaironews and indeed as it turns out in the pages of the Daily Observer too. At[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 19 comments Society
NIA Detains Dismissed Agent

NIA Detains Dismissed Agent

By Yaya Dampha Another Gambian has been detained beyond 72–hour without being charged, a flagrant violation of the constitution. Madikey Faal, a former officer of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), was arrested by NIA agents on February 16, 2016. Mr. Fall’s arrest and subsequent detention occurred[Read More…]

by February 22, 2016 1 comment News