Articles by: Kairo News

Defiant Darboe’s Silent Roar

Defiant Darboe’s Silent Roar

By Dida Jallow-Halake The poet once dubbed “Young, Gifted & Gambian”, Going by the name of “Gambia’s Pen”, Is mysteriously silent! (Like “The Prince of Brikama”) Did The Pen break his pen? (Like “The Bard of Bakau”) While blinded to the light of the Eternal[Read More…]

by April 27, 2016 7 comments News
Disappeared’ Gambian Journalist Sparks Concerns Over His Fate

Disappeared’ Gambian Journalist Sparks Concerns Over His Fate

Abdoulie John The ‘disappearance’ of ailing radio journalist Alagie Abdoulie Ceesay has sparked concerns and set off fears over a deadly fate. “It is confusing as well as hard to believe that he escaped from hisvhospital bed. The government needs to come up with a[Read More…]

by April 25, 2016 3 comments Society
Dictator Jammeh and the Mad Logic and Equation of Power

Dictator Jammeh and the Mad Logic and Equation of Power

Of Mad Logic and Equation of Power – A Satirical Approach to Dictator Jammeh’s rule in Gambia. While we mourn the recent barbaric killings of our heroes like Solo Sandeng,we should not be surprised at the bloodthirsty nature of the tyrant we have as our[Read More…]

by April 24, 2016 0 comments Editorial
Solo’s Body Or Mine

Solo’s Body Or Mine

Dear Honourable Minister, Yes, Sheriff, good friend. Some 15 years ago you and I were talking over a plate of Benechin in a Bakau restaurant and you said this: “Many times have people misread Jammeh and I will not make that mistake”. That was in[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 7 comments Society
Yahya Jammeh Must Cease Violence Against Women Activists

Yahya Jammeh Must Cease Violence Against Women Activists

By Siray Touray (women’s activist in U.K.) As a young woman, I am outraged and saddened about the news that three Gambian women are part of the opposition UDP supporters detained and tortured by security forces. These defenceless women are bearing violent wounds. Gambian security forces[Read More…]

by April 21, 2016 1 comment Society
Sanctity Of Human Life: An Islamic Perspective

Sanctity Of Human Life: An Islamic Perspective

By: Dr Alhagi Manta Drammeh The Qur’an categorically states that God has honoured the children of Adam. This honouring of the children of Adam is fundamental to the Qur’anic discourses. Nobody has the right to violate this divine right that people have. In this light[Read More…]

by April 21, 2016 1 comment Religion