Archive for January, 2021

New SIC Leader Prioritises Unity

New SIC Leader Prioritises Unity

The newly elected President of the Supreme Islamic Council wants to establish unity among Gambian Muslims. The election of Sheikh Essa Foday Darboe on Sunday at a two-day congress comes at a time of intense polarisation among Muslims in the Gambia. “It’s a big pleasure[Read More…]

by January 11, 2021 0 comments News
SIC Congress Elects New Executive

SIC Congress Elects New Executive

Delegates of the 5th National Congress of the Supreme Islamic Council (SIC) on Sunday elected a new executive into office, with Sheikh Essa Foday Darboe replacing the outgoing President Imam Lamin Touray.   Of the 124 delegates drawn from across the country, 105 voted to[Read More…]

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Darboe’s Take On Record Drug Burst

Darboe’s Take On Record Drug Burst

UDP STATEMENT ON THE DRUG BURST AT THE GAMBIA PORTS AUTHORITY The United Democratic Party receives the news of a major drug burst by the agents of NDEA at the Gambia Ports Authority with shock and alarm because of the reputational damage this will cause[Read More…]

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Why UDP Picks Bones With IEC

Why UDP Picks Bones With IEC

The UDP Statement on the postponement of the proposed IEC Voter Registration Dates scheduled for 14th January 2021   The United Democratic Party (UDP) has registered with utter dismay the notice of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) for the indefinite postponement of the voter registration[Read More…]

by January 6, 2021 0 comments News
Another Move Against French Colonialism: The Eco Currency In Africa

Another Move Against French Colonialism: The Eco Currency In Africa

West African CFA franc currency banknotes and coins sit in this arranged photograph in Dakar, Senegal, Jan. 11, 2015. (Photo by Getty Images) BY AHMET KAVAS One of the first details given about countries is their currency. In this sense, many African countries draw attention[Read More…]

by January 6, 2021 0 comments Politics
Shocking Data: The 2 million Africans living in USA May Never Retire

Shocking Data: The 2 million Africans living in USA May Never Retire

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure page https://mhgcode.com/tools-and-resources/advertiser-disclosure/ page. I can guess how World War III will start:  Imagine two million elderly African parents resisting to move into assisted living facilities in the USA.  You think their accents are thick now?[Read More…]

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