Articles by: Kairo News

How Press Freedom Collapsed in Gambia

How Press Freedom Collapsed in Gambia

This is another brilliant review of Alagi Yorro Jallow’s book ” Delayed Democracy: How Press Freedom Collapsed in Gambia ” by Dr. Giueppe Mario Saccone,a  renounced scholar published  in Vol. 16 No 2,July -December 2015 Prajna Vihara: Journal of Philosophy and Religion pp.117-123. This book[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Society
Some Theatricals Of Gambian Party Politics

Some Theatricals Of Gambian Party Politics

By Samba Jobe ‘Enlightenment is always good but illusions of being enlightened can be dangerous. It often leads to headstrong belief in one’s infallibility and self-righteousness,…’ My query here is to look briefly at the narrative of what many  see  PDOIS as socialists. Halifa, Sedia[Read More…]

by April 14, 2016 23 comments Politics
Feared Disappearance Of Imam Sawaneh

Feared Disappearance Of Imam Sawaneh

Arrest, Detention and Feared Disappearance of Imam Alhaji Ousman Sawaneh Let Us All Help Free Alhaji ousman Sawaneh.!!!! Imam Alhaji Ousman Sawaneh was arrested by agents of the National Intelligence Agency NIA)  on December 8th, 2015. State refused to release him since the High Court[Read More…]

by April 14, 2016 2 comments Editorial
9th Week Trucker’s Boycott

9th Week Trucker’s Boycott

Senegal-Gambia stalemate continues Trucks carrying goods for Senegal’s southern region take longer but cheaper way round, than a shortcut across The Gambia, costing it custom revenue. SENEGAL said it’s waiting for a regional delegation to help resolve a truck drivers’ boycott of Gambia which is entering[Read More…]

by April 13, 2016 1 comment News
‘Let’s Prepare Our Kids To Associate’

‘Let’s Prepare Our Kids To Associate’

Gambian Ethnologist has advised parents to inculcate the spirit of association among their children in the Diaspora. Ebrima Kamara, who is based in Stockholm, Sweden, is the guest of The Talking Point on Kairo Radio today. The program coordinator, Mohamed Lamin Sillah, talked to Kamara[Read More…]

by April 13, 2016 5 comments Society
Desperate Gambian Visa Queues In Senegal

Desperate Gambian Visa Queues In Senegal

The decision by foreign governments concerned about the depleting human rights situation to close their embassies in The Gambia have forced citizens of the once embassy-friendly country battle the pain of crossing the borders in search of visas. A country once dubbed the ‘Smiling Coast’ has now been turned into[Read More…]

by April 11, 2016 2 comments News