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Nyanchor Sanneh Is Not Kebba ‘Nyanchor’ Sanneh

Nyanchor Sanneh Is Not Kebba ‘Nyanchor’ Sanneh

Kairo News published a piece two days ago by one Nyancho Sanneh. The article, titled Sham Election Tarnished CORDEG’s Reputation, has contained an error. We mistakenly published Kebba ‘Nyanchor’ Sanneh, a renowned Gambian activist based in Sweden, who also is also fondly referred to as ‘Nyanchor’[Read More…]

by June 27, 2014 5 comments Politics
Court Mulls Over Striking Out Journalists' Case

Court Mulls Over Striking Out Journalists' Case

Magistrate Hillary Abeke of Banjul has hinted the possibility of striking out the trial of journalists Musa Sheriff, Editor of Voice Newspaper and freelance journalist Sainey Marenah. The duo had been standing trial since January this year. But the conspicuous absence of the prosecutor in[Read More…]

by June 25, 2014 0 comments Editorial
African Heads Summit In US: Black Americans Must Be Proactive

African Heads Summit In US: Black Americans Must Be Proactive

Excitement is indeed building around the upcoming first White House African Heads of State Summit, which will take place in Washington between August 4 – 6th.  President Barack Obama will be welcoming about 50 African leaders to Washington for a series of discussions and meetings around[Read More…]

by June 25, 2014 0 comments Society
Prof. Kah’s Frequent Travels Empty University’s Budget

Prof. Kah’s Frequent Travels Empty University’s Budget

Professor Muhammadou Kah’s frequent travels have been eating up the Gambia Univrsity’s budget, investigators from the National Drugs Enforcement Agency (NDEA) confirmed. Investigators, whose investigation was necessitated by allegations against the Vice Chancellor, were not the least satisfied with the way the University’s funds have[Read More…]

by June 25, 2014 1 comment News
More Resignations Rock CORDEG

More Resignations Rock CORDEG

Kairo News has confirmed the resignation of three members of the Committee for the Restoration of Democracy in the Gambia (CORDEG). This came on the heels of the immediate withdrawal of the Gambia Democratic Action Group (GDAG) from CORDEG on Sunday. The members who tendered[Read More…]

by June 25, 2014 41 comments Politics
Sham Election Tarnished CORDEG's Reputation

Sham Election Tarnished CORDEG's Reputation

By Nyanchor Sanneh Very unfortunate that GDAG has withdrawn from CORDEG. The reputation of CORDEG has already been tarnished after their sham election. So many ugly behind the scenes incidents happened that already disqualified the Executive Committee. Lawyer Lamin Darboe summed up the truth. Did[Read More…]

by June 24, 2014 7 comments News