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    The resistance is But a festival of Formal affairs ....

    The “struggle” has been recently rechristened the “resistance”. Either befits, it all just depends on who is talking; the old school or the young-who would rather bring their message to the street for everyday Gambians to digest. Did I just say “everyday Gambians”? Oh yeah very crystal but please don’t ask me who are they….

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    As Bajo wins GFF elections, Fate of Gambian Football hangs ....

          Kaba Bajo former APRC cabinet minister and diplomat has narrowly won the GFF Presidential elections which was held on Saturday September 20th at the Paradise Hotel in the Gambia.  The election which was marked by controversy for disqualifying former GFF officials went ahead with Mr. Bajo winning 28 votes to Buba Bojang’s…

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    Why No SANE Gambian should be working for Yahya Jammeh by ....

                        For 20 years he has played the dirty card on Gambian citizens. From the day he smelled power he knew he doesn’t have the brain; the background, support cast and the human soul to succeed on his own…. He managed to survive secondary school in…

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    An Urgent National Call to action: The urgency of Now! ....

          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2014  National Fundraiser On Thursday September 11, 2014, an initiative called The Gambia Democracy Challenge was launched. Its purpose is to serve as the primary vehicle for mobilizing resources from all Gambians who recognize the fierce urgency we face as a nation. As is the case throughout…

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    Time Cost and Human Capital Damage of One Man Rule in Gambia

        An autopsy by Sarjo Bayang   Money and material loss quickly comes to mind whenever people talk about 20 years misrule in Gambia. By good account of time and human capital cost since the advent of military dictatorship, overall loss to Gambia as a nation is scary to imagine. Freezing Human Capital Stock…

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    The Gambia: Yahya Jammeh’s sickening unilateralism and ....

      Recent bad economic news from the IMF prompted the revisit of an article on the Gambian economy written in 2010, but updated for the readers. Since the article was first published four years ago, the regime has closed several questionable banks, but the basic problems of severe economic mismanagement continue to slowly unravel the…

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    Obama to send $500 Million & 3,000 US Troops to Help ....

      WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control. The question was whether the aid would be enough and was coming…

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    Updates: Remember #BringBackOurGirls? This Is What Has ....

      On the night of April 14, 2014, hundreds of schoolgirls at the Chibok boarding school in northeastern Nigeria awoke to the sound of gunfire. They saw men in camouflage approaching and thought soldiers were coming to save them from a militant attack, according to survivors’ accounts. Instead, more than 270 of the schoolgirls found…

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    Why the Gambian President needs to heed to the calls for an ....

        Why H.E Sheikh Prof. Alhagie Dr. Yahya AJJ Jammeh Nasirul Deen Babili Mansa President of The Gambia, needs to reach out to the calls for an open dialogue?   For 50 years since Independence, we the people of The Gambia have seen tremendous gains in achievement and developments, but also suffered heinous crimes and…

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    Two GFF Presidential Contenders set a Model Alliance for ....

      Last week we reported that the Gambia Football Association in its last electoral cycles have set a model democratic elections in Gambia when not only did they campaign vigorously with utmost respect for their opponents, but when the elections were over both the losing parties and the winners showed an incredible sense of maturity…

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    APRC Supporters: Caught between the Rock and the Surface

     ‘Open Your Eyes or Continue to Live in Agony’   Did you ever sit down and wonder what is in there for them? Is it the palatable short lived economic incentives;  the toxic privilege of taking his temporary positions, the euphemism of associating with someone perceived to be in power, or is it simply a…

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    A United Front would raise more funds than these ....

      WE ARE THE STRUGGLE – OPINION BY Abdul Savage I am the “struggle”. You are the “struggle”. We are the “struggle”. If I or you give any reason why you or I are in the “”struggle”, we create two units, that is, “you” over there and the “struggle” over there. When you are in…

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    Tribute to Nurudeen Bah – A School friend, FAO ....

      By: Lamin Sabally, Minneapolis, Minnesota The inescapability of death is a displeasing unavoidable shocking reminder to Muslim believers that this life is extremely mundane even with its exceptional propensity to incite wealth, power, and status temptations.  In scampering for these worldly materials, sometimes, human desires tend to push the weak among believers to be…

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    Former GFF President Kinteh Rubbishes Disqualification ....

    In a strong reaction to his disqualification as Candidate for GFF Presidency by the Normalization Committee, former GFA President Seedy Kinteh has rubbished the committee’s actions describing it as “Bogus, Erroneous and Misleading”. Mr. Kinteh. In a press statement emailed to the Press Kinteh dismissed his disqualification as baseless and without merit. He along with…

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    Gambia: President should reject homophobic law Life ....

    (Dakar, September 10, 2014) – President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia should not sign a new Criminal Code amendment that would increase the punishment for “aggravated homosexuality” to life in prison, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. The measure would further add to the climate of fear for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex…

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    Waa Juwara faces new charges of ‘abuse of office’

      Former Lands and Local Government Minister Lamin Waa Juwara is facing a new charge, this time at the Brikama magistrates court where he was arraigned on Monday charged with abuse of office. Waa Juwara appeared before magistrate Jobarteh, and he denied the charge. He was then granted court bail of D500,000 with two Gambian…

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    Ebola: Status Update

    A key reason why the World Health Organisation and leading health groups have warned that the epidemic will take months to bring under control and may effect up to 2000 people is that no health crisis can be swiftly and sustainably resolved with weak health systems. Health workers are the core of every health system,…

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    Gambia Passes Anti-Gay Bill Imposing Life Imprisonment For ....

      Reports reaching Gainako has it that Gambia’s Parliament has passed a strict anti-gay law imposing life sentence and other harsh punishment on Gay/Homosexual acts in the country. The passage of the law followed months of anti homosexual drumming by the President Yahya Jammeh calling homosexuality as “one of the biggest threats to human existence”…

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    US and the World welcomes formation of New Unity ....

    ‘NEW UNITY GOVERNMENT BRINGS HOPE FOR MILLIONS OF IRAQI PEOPLE’    SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon, everybody. Tonight we mark what is unquestionably a major milestone for Iraq, and what President Obama has made clear will be a cornerstone of our efforts against ISIL. Just a few hours ago, overcoming the obstacle of ethnic and sectarian…

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    Report: Vaccine gives monkeys Ebola immunity

    Vaccinated monkeys have developed “long-term” immunity to the Ebola virus, raising a prospect of successful human trials, say scientists. The experiments by the US National Institutes of Health showed immunity could last at least 10 months. Human trials of the vaccine started this week in the US and will extend to the UK and Africa. The World…

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    Editorial: Gambian Courts and the International community ....

                        Evidence as well as allegations of torture of prisoners and detained Gambian citizens in the hands of Gambia’s National intelligence agents and members of Jammeh’s security officers has been apparent in the Gambia for the last decade or more. We have seen citizens among them…

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