Articles by: Kairo News

Coalition Shakes Up Army Chief; Promotes Fear And Hatred

Coalition Shakes Up Army Chief; Promotes Fear And Hatred

Evidently, not only President Yahya Jammeh has been shakened by a coalition of seven Gambian opposition parties. Most of Mr. Jammeh’s officials seem unprepared for a unity coalition. They all murmur their shock except the Army Chief of Staff, Lt. General Ousman Badjie, who has[Read More…]

by November 5, 2016 15 comments News
God Is Not To Blame

God Is Not To Blame

Some talking points for our alternative leadership By Baba Galleh Jallow It seems to me that one of the main reasons alternative parties fail to win elections in Africa is that they do not adequately connect with the ordinary voter. This is by no means[Read More…]

by November 5, 2016 2 comments Politics
Rebuttal To Lamin Gano’s “Time To talk To Our Security Forces”

Rebuttal To Lamin Gano’s “Time To talk To Our Security Forces”

Gano, I must acknowledge that I used to follow your writings/blogs with keen interest and admiration. I was passionately frequenting your blog and always looked forward to reading your most recent articles. Unfortunately, that interest has dissipated gradually as I started to glean from your[Read More…]

by November 5, 2016 4 comments Society

Council Of Elders Thumbs Up Coalition

3rd November, 2016 Council of Elders of The Gambia Welcomes Opposition Coalition Efforts Ahead of December Presidential Elections The Council of Elders of The Gambia wishes to congratulate the election of Hon. Adama Barrow as the Presidential candidate for a united opposition on 30th October 2016. The[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 1 comment General
President Jammeh’s Last Words To Disappeared Gambian Journalist

President Jammeh’s Last Words To Disappeared Gambian Journalist

President Yahya Jammeh is accused of personally responsible for the disappearance of journalist Chief Ebrima Manneh. Manneh, a sub-editor of Daily Observer newspaper, was arrested in his office on July 7th 2006. The arrest and subsequent detention were in connection to the reproduction of a[Read More…]

by November 3, 2016 1 comment Politics
Yaya Jammeh’s Tyranny: The Denouement

Yaya Jammeh’s Tyranny: The Denouement

Yaya Jammeh’s Tyranny: The Denouement Contrary to the choice of some of us in the diaspora, the seven non-APRC Gambian opposition Party delegates at the cumulative Opposition Convention held to choose a unitary candidate have voted to elect Mr. Adama Barrow of the United Democratic[Read More…]

by November 3, 2016 4 comments Society