Articles by: Kairo News

Minister Sheriff Bojang Please Resign!

Minister Sheriff Bojang Please Resign!

  President Jammeh on Wednesday 13th January let it be  officially made known that he was rescinding his autocratic and totalitarian directive that no woman working in the public sector was to be allowed to have any part of her hair uncovered during working hours. The[Read More…]

by January 19, 2016 6 comments Editorial
Persecution Of Christians: Sheriff Bojang Cries Foul

Persecution Of Christians: Sheriff Bojang Cries Foul

The Gambia’s Information Minister Sheriff Bojang has got an axe to grind with the media for its reporting of President Yahya Jammeh’s Islamic State declaration. “Instead of finding out the truth, some of these reporters and editors jump to conclusions making noise everywhere that “Christians[Read More…]

by January 17, 2016 19 comments Society
Gambia: Why Sharia Is Not An Aption

Gambia: Why Sharia Is Not An Aption

By Baba G. Jallow Back in 2013 when he reduced the work week from five to four days, I wrote a piece in which I argued that contrary to fears in some quarters, imposing Sharia law was not an option for Mr. Jammeh. In the[Read More…]

by January 17, 2016 7 comments Politics
Despite Jammeh’s Bragging, Gambia’s HDI Ranks Low

Despite Jammeh’s Bragging, Gambia’s HDI Ranks Low

Despite President Yahya Jammeh’s rhetoric to turn The Gambia into a donor country remains a mystery as evidenced by the United Nations Human Development Index 2015. With a score of 0.441, The Gambia ranks 175 out of 188 countries. The United Nations Development Program Resident[Read More…]

by January 15, 2016 0 comments News
Supplementary Voter Registration Starts Today

Supplementary Voter Registration Starts Today

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will today 14 January 2016 commence a supplementary voter registration, according to IEC chairman Alhaji Mustapha Carayol. The exercise is part of preparations for the electioneering process in The Gambia in line with the electoral calendar covering 2016 through 2018.[Read More…]

by January 14, 2016 0 comments News
Yaya Jammeh’s 2016 Awful Resolution

Yaya Jammeh’s 2016 Awful Resolution

By Unbiased Prince Yaya Jammeh’s 2016 lamentable yet awful resolution which have already set sail while meaning appalling phenomenon on my Gambian community (as ‘Foni Residents in the Gambia are Fleeing right now from Yaya Jammeh’s Witchcraft of Terrorism’) have meant a man-made calamity be[Read More…]

by January 11, 2016 1 comment Politics