Articles by: Kairo News

Potential Clash Looms: Is Jammeh Provoking UDP Into Action?

Potential Clash Looms: Is Jammeh Provoking UDP Into Action?

  It is the second time in less than two weeks that President Yahya Jammeh’s convoy mills around the campaign rallies of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) in the Kombos. His heavily armed fleet of cars passed through Kafuta the previous week while the[Read More…]

by November 3, 2015 3 comments Editorial
Gambia Should Exclude Coup Leader Yaya Jammeh From Any Elections

Gambia Should Exclude Coup Leader Yaya Jammeh From Any Elections

By Sarjo Bayang Popular opinion suggests no 5th term for overstayed dictator Using deadly weapons to dislodge a sitting elected government is not only undemocratic but most barbaric way to usurp political power. That is exactly what Yaya Jammeh did on 22 July 1994. He[Read More…]

by November 3, 2015 9 comments Politics
Modou Ndow Should Not Be Deported

Modou Ndow Should Not Be Deported

Modou Ndow will be at risk if deported to The Gambia. Kairo News was alerted to the plighted of an anti-Jammeh dissident in the United Kingdom. Modou Ndow should be given protection from potential torture and detention at the hands of the Gambian authorities if forcefully removed[Read More…]

by November 2, 2015 2 comments News
‘We Provide Checks And Scrutiny’

‘We Provide Checks And Scrutiny’

The Speaker of Gambian Parliament  says the Public Accounts and Enterprises Committee is not on a witch-hunt exercise. Abdoulie Bojang says the parliamentary committee is not created to go after any particular individual or institution. Bojang says the committee aims to ensure there is transparency,[Read More…]

by November 2, 2015 1 comment News
Int’l Civil Society Forum On Gambia

Int’l Civil Society Forum On Gambia

FRAMEWORK FOR ADDRESSING ELECTORAL REFORMS IN THE GAMBIA We, representatives of Civil Society Organizations met in New York, on the margins of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly on October 1-2, 2015 to deliberate on the state of affairs in The Gambia. Asserting[Read More…]

by November 1, 2015 0 comments Admin
Touba Serign Anoints Imam Ceesay

Touba Serign Anoints Imam Ceesay

The son of the late Caliph [Serign Salieu Mbacke] of Mouride Brotherhood in Touba, Senegal, has anointed the Imam of Detroit Islamic Center for his great efforts in rallying so many people around Islam. Serigne Mam Mamour Mbacke is so excited that he has invited[Read More…]

by November 1, 2015 7 comments Religion, Society