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‘Rich beggar’ paradox that is Africa’s $200bn cash reserves

‘Rich beggar’ paradox that is Africa’s $200bn cash reserves

By MWAURA KIMANI African countries are holding cash reserves outside the continent totalling nearly $200 billion, which they fear to invest locally owing to rising risks. The funds, nearly a third of the more than $500 billion in total reserves held by the countries, have[Read More…]

by April 30, 2014 3 comments News, Politics
Old Papa’s Final Fight

Old Papa’s Final Fight

By Dida Halake In my favourite movie of all time, The Godfather, the aging Don Corleone anoints his son Michael as his successor. Senegal’s former President Wade also anointed his son Karim as his successor. Both succession attempts turned out to be bloody – but[Read More…]

by April 26, 2014 2 comments News
How Musa Jammeh Rose to Prominence

How Musa Jammeh Rose to Prominence

Our State House revealer is back again with what he called “another dirty secret Gambians are not privy to.” This is about how the late Col. Musa Jammeh and Capt. Tumbul Tamba came to prominence. The revealer said it all happened after the late Lt.[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 0 comments News
Bala Garba Jahumpa Evacuated For Treatment

Bala Garba Jahumpa Evacuated For Treatment

Confirmed sources informed Kairo Newsthat the Gambia’s Minister of Transport, Works and Infrastructure  who was involved in a car accident on Sunday, April 20, was hurriedly flown out of the country on Monday night. Bala Garba Jahumpa was involved in the accident in Upper River[Read More…]

by April 23, 2014 28 comments News
Kora Star Talks To Kairo Radio

Kora Star Talks To Kairo Radio

Tune in to the detail chat Suntou Touray, the culture and tradition show host had with, Germany based Cassamance kora star, Kandara Diabateh in Tubingen Germany, Stuttgart last week. The program is on air now and will continue till 9 pm today. Kandara Diabateh is[Read More…]

by April 22, 2014 0 comments News
‘MFDC Gun Killed Deyda Hydara’

‘MFDC Gun Killed Deyda Hydara’

Our State House revealer has once again spilled the bean, revealing that the late Deyda Hydara was shot to death by a gun supplied by the Casamance separatist rebels. Deyda Hydara, the Editor and co-proprietor of The Point newspaper, was gunned by unknown assailants in[Read More…]

by April 21, 2014 4 comments News