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Sir Dawda Jawara Is Alive

Sir Dawda Jawara Is Alive

Gambians were last Saturday evening put through a false news frenzy that former President Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara died in a Dakar hospital. Kairo News was inundated with calls and text messages, in desperate bid to verify the story. As it happens, Sir Dawda wasn’t[Read More…]

by March 1, 2015 0 comments News
Amnesty International 2014/15 Report On Gambia

Amnesty International 2014/15 Report On Gambia

Republic of the Gambia Head of state and government: Yahya Jammeh 2014 marked 20 years since President Yahya Jammeh came to power.1 The authorities continued to repress dissent. The government continued its policy of non-co-operation with UN human rights mechanisms. Successive legislation was passed further[Read More…]

by March 1, 2015 3 comments News
Readers Thump Up Lafia And Bax

Readers Thump Up Lafia And Bax

By Yaya Dampha (Senior Editor) In the educative and highly emotive comment section of Kairo News, seasoned Gambians anf friends of the Gambia with varied professional, security and academic backgrounds exchange serious views to benefit and encourage reasonable dialogue in a mutual and respectful manner.[Read More…]

by February 26, 2015 2 comments News
Breaking News: Jammeh’s Picture Features In New Gambia Banknotes

Breaking News: Jammeh’s Picture Features In New Gambia Banknotes

The Central Bank of The Gambia has just introduced new banknotes, most of which feature President Yahya Jammeh’s pictures and the Arch 22 in Banjul. Is Jammeh telling Gambians that his leadership is not going anywhere?    

by February 25, 2015 34 comments News
Bed-ridden Tycoon Denied Family Access

Bed-ridden Tycoon Denied Family Access

National spy agents have reported to have denied the detained bed-ridden tycoon access to his family. Alh. Kebba Touray is among hundreds of people currently being detained in a country that marked 50 years of nationhood last week. “The Golden Jubilee celebration means nothing to[Read More…]

by February 24, 2015 0 comments News
Did GMC Leader Mai Fatty Blink?

Did GMC Leader Mai Fatty Blink?

GMC offers ‘standing ovation’ to President Jammeh The party leader of Gambia Moral Congress (GMC), Mai Ahmad Fatty, has commended President Yahya Jammeh for his “solemn executive pronouncement” forgiving Gambians abroad who might have wronged him and for proposing reconciliation outreach to them, saying they[Read More…]

by February 23, 2015 15 comments News