Articles by: Kairo News

Gambian Imam Leads Windstorm Fundraiser

Gambian Imam Leads Windstorm Fundraiser

Concerned about the negative effects of the devastating windstorm on the lives of Gambians, Resident Imam of Detroit Islamic Center has decided to champion fundraising drive for the victims. Imam (Momodou) Ceesay who doubles as the head of Al-Islamiyah Institute has set up a Gofund[Read More…]

by July 17, 2021 0 comments Society
Ex-Gambian Minister Condemned To Death

Ex-Gambian Minister Condemned To Death

The Gambia’s former Tourism Minister was sentenced to death by the High Court in Banjul. Justice Ebrima Jaiteh condemned Yankuba Touray to death by hanging after he was found guilty of the cold-blooded murder of Ousman Koro Ceesay. Mr. Ceesay, former Finance Minister of the[Read More…]

by July 14, 2021 0 comments News
Congratulations To Fatou Bensouda

Congratulations To Fatou Bensouda

I wish to use your widely followed media, to register my appreciation and congratulations to Mrs Fatou Bom Bensouda, on the successful completion of her tenure as Chief Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC). Mrs Bensouda’s appointment as the first woman to such a[Read More…]

by July 14, 2021 0 comments Politics

Why Gambia Needs Break On Politics

Dear Editor, I wish to use your widely followed media to extend my heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the President and the entire people of the Gambia, on the recent natural disaster that rained havoc and devastated the country, leaving 10 people dead. May Allah[Read More…]

by July 14, 2021 0 comments News
Let us Reject and Shun the Ugly Head of Tribalism 

Let us Reject and Shun the Ugly Head of Tribalism 

By: Dr Alhagi Manta Drammeh (PGCerTHE, FHEA, FRSA, UK) Professor, Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education, UK  I started writing this piece on Monday as I reflected on my country from the outside. I was distracted and could not complete it. I am compelled to compete[Read More…]

by July 5, 2021 0 comments Politics
The Gambia at a Crossroads

The Gambia at a Crossroads

By: Professor Alhagi Manta Drammeh (PGCerTHE, Fellow Higher Education Academy, (FHEA), and Royal society of Arts (FRSA) UK Indeed, the December 2021 election in the Gambia will be both memorable and defining not only in our political consciousness and reality, but will also have far-reaching[Read More…]

by June 26, 2021 0 comments Society