Articles by: Kairo News

Freedom In The Air; Kartong Case Dismissed

Freedom In The Air; Kartong Case Dismissed

  All roads lead to Brikama this morning where thousands of people converge to witness the case of the Kartong 33. And to their utter dismay, everything moves fast like a wind. The state prosecutor E. Sarr cracks the nut when he files an application[Read More…]

by December 1, 2015 1 comment Freedom, Politics
Reasons For Freeing Kartong Youths

Reasons For Freeing Kartong Youths

Kartong youths freed but their demands still stand The chronicles leading to the sudden Presidential intervention in the Kartong youths saga unfold. Kartong villagers are said to have snubbed dictator Jammeh’s Gunjur meeting, prompting him to come to the realization that, Kartong people mean business.[Read More…]

by December 1, 2015 3 comments News
Sick President, Dead Economy And Melting Finances

Sick President, Dead Economy And Melting Finances

By Sarjo Bayang Going by marital vows of loyal spouses you keep going until you can no longer go on. Gambia as a nation is not marital partner of presidents, their deputies, or chief clerks. Constitution of Gambia provides clear guidelines about what needs doing[Read More…]

by November 29, 2015 0 comments Politics
Dr Sallah Wins Most Innovative Prestigious Teacher Award

Dr Sallah Wins Most Innovative Prestigious Teacher Award

Dr Momodou Sallah was awarded the 2015 Times Higher Education Awards for his pioneering work in taking students on life-changing trips to The Gambia, giving them first hand experiences helping develop communities and immersing them in Gambian culture and history. At a ceremony held in London, Dr[Read More…]

by November 29, 2015 7 comments News
Iman Conta Tops Chart, Her Composed Song Sells 80 Million Copies

Iman Conta Tops Chart, Her Composed Song Sells 80 Million Copies

The daughter of The Gambia’s music legend Demba Conta tops the music chart in Sweden, selling over 80 million records Life Lush that she wrote for the swedish singer Zara Larsson. Like her father, Iman Conta hits the music scene with ‘Sugar Deluxe’ by storm.[Read More…]

by November 29, 2015 7 comments News
Film Review On FGM

Film Review On FGM

Musuya Kunto (Cutting the Womanhood) – A taboo-breaking sexuality testimonies on FGM in the Gambia   Review By D. A. Jawo, Dakar, Senegal   Female Genital Mutilation (Female Genital Cutting) is quite a touchy subject in the Gambia, with a clear dividing line still existing[Read More…]

by November 28, 2015 0 comments Religion, Society