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Fatou Jaw Manneh Goes to Washington

Fatou Jaw Manneh Goes to Washington

 By Foday Samateh Unlike James Stewart in Frank Capra’s classic political drama “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” she didn’t go there with any high-minded illusions to do good. She went there simply to cause trouble. And trouble she caused along with her fellow travelling band of[Read More…]

by September 22, 2014 9 comments Society
Gambia's Debt Equals 80% Of GDP

Gambia's Debt Equals 80% Of GDP

A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed a two week review of the Gambia’s economy, raising concerns about the country’s excess public debt, which is projected to exceed 90 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by the end of this year. The mission,[Read More…]

by September 22, 2014 1 comment News
Former Minister Leads Gambia Football

Former Minister Leads Gambia Football

The Gambia’s former minister has been elected President of the Gambia Football Federation. Lamin Kaba Bajo’s election resulted after he had scored 28 votes as compared to Buba Mbye Bojang’s 23 votes. He replaced Mustapha Kebbeh whose administration was forced out of office after the[Read More…]

by September 22, 2014 0 comments Politics, Sports
Dark Days In The Gambia Where Home Is No Longer Sweet

Dark Days In The Gambia Where Home Is No Longer Sweet

Guest Editorial By Nfally Touray, United Kingdom More Gambians are suffering through negligence or willful occasion by the very government that is supposed to provide them protection of life and property. Quite often, news come up that a group of Gambians have fled to the[Read More…]

by September 22, 2014 2 comments Editorial
Villagers Kill 8 Guinea's Ebola Team

Villagers Kill 8 Guinea's Ebola Team

At least eight members of Guinea’s Ebola awareness team were hacked to death by villagers of Wome in southern Guinea. Among those killed by machetes and rocks include health workers and local journalists. The bodies of some team members who had their throat slit were[Read More…]

by September 21, 2014 0 comments Society
Gambia's Top Cleric Declines To Comment On Anti-Gay Bill

Gambia's Top Cleric Declines To Comment On Anti-Gay Bill

By Abdoulie John Gambia’s top religious official has declined to comment on a controversial anti-gay bill that imposes life imprisonment on anyone found culpable ‘aggravated homosexuality’. “Unless I know for sure, I have no comment to make on this issue,” the President of Gambia Supreme[Read More…]

by September 20, 2014 4 comments News