Articles by: Kairo News

Police Arrests Peaceful Protesters

Police Arrests Peaceful Protesters

Earlier in the day we got news that some Gambian youths staged a peaceful civil protest at westfield, Kanifing area. After 1 hour or so, the police PIU [Police Intervention Unit] came on the scene and forcefully arrested some 20 protesters. These protesters come from[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 4 comments News
Let’s Raise Funds To Send Dead Gambian Home

Let’s Raise Funds To Send Dead Gambian Home

FUNDRAISING TO HELP REPATRIATE DEAD GAMBIAN MIGRANT’S BODY TO THE GAMBIA By Alhassan Darboe A fundraising campaign has kicked into high gear to help repatriate the remains of a young Gambian migrant who lays dead at an Italian hospital in Napoli. Late Jatta is a[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 2 comments Religion, Society
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