Articles by: Kairo News

Freed Gambia Prisoners Denied Passports

Freed Gambia Prisoners Denied Passports

A number of blacklisted Gambian pardoned Mile 2 prisoners have been denied passports, Kairo News investigation has proven. President Yahya Jammeh in July granted amnesty to over 200 convicted drug dealers, treason convicts and others. The Gambia government is yet to make the list of[Read More…]

by October 19, 2015 0 comments News
Navigating The Obstacles

Navigating The Obstacles

By Baba Galleh Jallow Moments after I shared my article “Looking Beyond the Power-Grab” on one of the Gambian community list serves, a critic hit the reply button and called it “cowardly academic crap.” After contemplating his “cowardly academic crap” for a while, I hit[Read More…]

by October 19, 2015 17 comments Society
Dr Deaths: Is Dr Tamsir Mbowe Guilty?

Dr Deaths: Is Dr Tamsir Mbowe Guilty?

History is full of medically trained Doctors who killed in helping ruthless tyrants stay in power or achieve their goals. In apartheid South Africa, doctors are said to play a major part in secret killings. However, Kairo News has recently been alerted at the daring[Read More…]

by October 19, 2015 16 comments Editorial, Health
Gambians Should Learn Te Be Simple, Focus And Tolerant

Gambians Should Learn Te Be Simple, Focus And Tolerant

By Deyda Haidara THE WAY FORWARD IN MY OPINION  Whenever I hear that diaspora Gambian organizations should fuse into one umbrella organization, I say Oh my GOD here we go again for another messy road to the delight of Yaya Jammeh and his APRC [Alliance[Read More…]

by October 17, 2015 3 comments Politics
The Loss Of Bathurst, Loss Of Our Way Of Life

The Loss Of Bathurst, Loss Of Our Way Of Life

By Guest Editor Reminiscences Of Bathurst The Lost Personal account The Gambia, the West African sub-region, the entire African continent and indeed the whole world seems to be on the brink of an apocalyptic end as feared by Richard Huttington in his Clash of Civilizations[Read More…]

by October 15, 2015 10 comments Editorial
Give Caesar His Due: Gambian Opposition

Give Caesar His Due: Gambian Opposition

By Deyda Haidara ‘In truth, UDP [United Democratic Party] is a party that can pull the crowds and the masses’ Pictures speak louder than words. I have not seen a video showing a public meeting of the PDOIS [People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism][Read More…]

by October 13, 2015 13 comments Politics