Articles by: Kairo News

A Tribute To A Life-long Friend

A Tribute To A Life-long Friend

D. A. Jawo I had known the late Badara Alieu Joof for more than 50 years. We first met at the Yundum College in 1972 to train as teachers and we were not only batchmates, but we also built quite a strong bond of friendship[Read More…]

by January 22, 2023 0 comments Society
Jaliba Kuyateh Bestowed an Honorary Fellowship

Jaliba Kuyateh Bestowed an Honorary Fellowship

King of Kora Jaliba Kuyateh received an honorary fellowship from Goldsmiths, University of London at a graduation ceremony today. Jaliba Kuyateh’s award was in recognition of his work using music to improve perinatal mental health. He is the only Gambian appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador[Read More…]

by January 19, 2023 0 comments Culture, News
Ghana Migrant Massacre Survivor to Testify

Ghana Migrant Massacre Survivor to Testify

For Immediate Release Germany/Gambia: Migrant Massacre Survivor to Testify Alleged Gambian “Death Squad” Driver’s Trial Progresses (Berlin, January 19, 2023) – A Ghanaian citizen who survived the massacre of approximately 59 West African migrants in July 2005 by a paramilitary “death squad” in Gambia will testify before[Read More…]

by January 19, 2023 0 comments Society
Gambia Unveils Alleged Coupists

Gambia Unveils Alleged Coupists

The Gambia government has unveiled the names of some soldiers believed to be plotting to overthrow the democratically elected government of President Adama Barrow.   In a press release published below the government named Lance Corporal Sanna Fadera as the coup leader.   UPDATED VERSION[Read More…]

by December 21, 2022 0 comments Politics
Why Gambia Police Detains Sabally

Why Gambia Police Detains Sabally

The former Gambian minister turned opposition firebrand has found himself in police net barely a week after he was elected the Campaign Manager of the United Democratic Party. Momodou Sabally succeeded Karafa Sonko at the party’s congress in Jan Jan Bureh.   On Wednesday December[Read More…]

by December 21, 2022 0 comments News
Gambia Foils Planned Coup

Gambia Foils Planned Coup

The Gambia Government Statement On Alleged Coup Plot By Soldiers of ‘The Gambia Armed Forces’ (GAF)   Banjul, The Gambia —The Gambia Government announces that based on intelligence reports that some soldiers of the Gambian army were plotting to overthrow the democratically elected Government of[Read More…]

by December 21, 2022 0 comments News