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NAWEC Faces Bankruptcy

NAWEC Faces Bankruptcy

The Gambia’s National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) is sitting on the edge of bankruptcy. The company has been faced with a legacy of arrears for many years amounting to over D200 million Dalasis. Local governments shoulder the largest debt of D159 millions. Also indebted[Read More…]

by February 19, 2014 0 comments News
Kairo Joins Online Media Market

Kairo Joins Online Media Market

The general public is hereby informed about the establishment of Kairo News. With offices in the United States, United Kingdom and Sweden, Kairo News publishes and broadcasts Radio Kairo on www. www.kaironews.com. Kairo News is formed by a group of Gambians committed to inform, educate[Read More…]

by February 17, 2014 2 comments News, Press Freedom
Deyda Jr: I Want My Security Back

Deyda Jr: I Want My Security Back

The son of the Gambia’s assassinated senior journalist is claiming to get back his security. Deyda Hydara Jr., an engineer in London, told the Abuja-based Economic Community of West African States Court to pile pressure on the Gambia government to allow him back in the[Read More…]

by February 17, 2014 0 comments News
What's Behind Jammeh's Serious Weight Loss

What's Behind Jammeh's Serious Weight Loss

Gambian President last week returned home after a trip to Turkey. President Yahya Jammeh looked frail and skinny, sending signals that his physical health is fast dwindling. The photos that go along with our story speak for themselves. “Can you see his look from the[Read More…]

by February 16, 2014 5 comments News
Mistrial Declared In Black Teen’s Trial

Mistrial Declared In Black Teen’s Trial

Jurors on Saturday found a white Florida man guilty of three counts of attempted murder and one other charge for the fatal shooting of a black teenager over loud music, but a mistrial was declared on the most-serious charge against the defendant — first-degree murder.[Read More…]

by February 16, 2014 0 comments News
Lies Gambians Were Told 10 Years Ago

Lies Gambians Were Told 10 Years Ago

By Prince Obrien-Coker Ten years ago, to date, the hopes of Gambians were raised only to be dashed last month. It is a common practice of our President to keep the people hanging on hope and on him. The notion of Vision 2020 is a[Read More…]

by February 15, 2014 2 comments News