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    Editorial: Zainab Jammeh – Giving Credit where Credit ....

      Gainako is on record vehemently criticizing Gambia’s first lady Zainab Zuma Jammeh in many fronts where we thought she failed to take full opportunity of her role as a first lady. Sometimes last year we issued a strong editorial on Gainako radio challenging the humanity and compassion of the first lady when it comes…

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    CORDEG UK/Senegambia Human Rights Defense League holds ....

        Notice is hereby given that (CORDEG UK), in association with Sene-Gambia Human Rights Defence League is holding a Symposium in London. The gathering will be addressed by Hon OJ Jallow (a well- known Public spirited Gambian and politician/former cabinet Minister). Please follow details below: Topic: The state of play in Gambia and The…

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    The Imbecility of America

      Mike Brown killed by a police officer By: Madi Jobarteh What is the difference between a police officer (any police officer) shooting an unarmed teenager on one hand and on the other hand, the spilling of oil by a big company like BP in the Gulf of Mexico for which it was been punished…

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    In Response to Redefining Africa: Don’t Blame the ....

      By Dr. Samuel B. Artley  DMD. FAGD Imagine Africa since its conception into a multi states venture was a corporation. Each state is a department within the corporation starting from Angola, Algeria etc all the way to Zaire. After 30+ years of not making profit or at least being able to hold its own, in…

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    Momodou Sabally granted bail after 4 months in detention

      Reports reaching Gainako has it that former Secretary General and head of the civil service Momodou Sabally has been granted bail by Justice Emmanuel Amandi of the Banjul High Court. The bail was set at D1.5 million Dalasis. Sabally has been unconstitutionally detained for over four months since his dismissal from office and subsequent…

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    PDOIS Condemns Spending D86 Million on National ....

        PDOIS STATEMENT ON THE SUPPLEMENTAR1Y BUDGET OF OVER ONE BILLION DALASIS 20TH November 2014 -Halifa Sallah on Behalf Of The Central Committee  SPENDING 86 MILLION DALASIS ON NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS IN THE FACE OF A DOMESTIC DEBT OF 13.5 BILLION IS FINANCIAL INDISCIPLINE The battle cry of the movement for self determination and independence…

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    U.S. Concerned by Passage of Discriminatory Law, Arrests of ....

    Press Statement Jeff Rathke Director, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations Washington, DC November 24, 2014 We are dismayed by President Jammeh’s decision to sign into law legislation that further restricts the rights of LGBT individuals and are deeply concerned about the reported arrests and detention of suspected LGBT individuals in The Gambia. These reports…

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    The Gambia: The dangerous interface of propaganda and ....

      By Mathew K Jallow Propaganda has the capacity to yield subliminal, Pavlovian responses, which defy reason. As a tool of mental and intellectual repression, the intent is to freeze, and even deny, the concept of independent thinking for the safer imagination deficit and idea free subjective reasoning. A scrutiny of African dictatorships finds uncanny…

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    The Deliverable Constituency

                        By Karamba Touray The largest constituency in The Gambia has always been the one opposed to the regime of Yahya Jammeh. This is not an opinion but a statement of fact as shown in the last measure of his standing with The Gambian people in…

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    Re: The Late Seydou Ba’s Murder Suspect Apprehended.

      By YJ http://www.wbaltv.com/news/arrest-made-in-millersville-homicide/29859744 “Police said witnesses and evidence helped lead them to Gunter. Detectives found him Thursday and said he admitted during an interview to shooting the victim” (Wbaltv, Culled from the web, 11/22/2014). Here are some interesting developments. One Shupelle Gunter, Baltimore, has been apprehended in the murder of Seydou Ba, a Senegalese…

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    Gambia: Aggravated Homosexuality Offence Carries Life ....

                      AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS STATEMENT: Gambia’s recent passage of a homophobic law puts the already persecuted lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) community at even greater risk of abuse, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. The new crime of “aggravated homosexuality,” which carries punishments…

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    Arrest Warrant for Dr. Janneh is designed to intimidate and ....

      Terrified of the activities of the former minister of information and Gambian dissidents who have made their intentions clear to end impunity in the Gambia; the Jammeh government rushed to issue an indictment and an arrest warrant for Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh for distributing T-shirts in Senegal.  Dr. Janneh and colleagues were in Senegal…

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    Holding the National Assembly to Account

      ‘Our National Budget is Our Sovereignty that must be Guarded, Jealously!’ Intro In 1920, EF Small, our Father of Independence shouted ‘No taxation without representation’. By then Gambians do not vote for a government because we had the abominable colonialists sitting on our heads and milking us like cows without mercy or conscience. Our…

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    Redefining Africa: What people need to know about African ....

      By Baba G. Jallow When Creighton University’s African Students Association (AFSA) approached me to give a guest lecture at their annual banquet on the topic “Redefining Africa”, I knew exactly where they were coming from. However, I still asked them what they had in mind: Well, they said, we just want people to move…

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    Obituary: The Late Seydou Ba

     Obituary: The Late Seydou Ba By Yero Jallow I was alerted to the death of Mr. Seydou Ba, a Senegalese national, whom I happen to know from early 2000. Seydou was my neighbor in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Seydou was in his mid-forties. According the news report (Source: http://www.wbaltv.com/news/mans-body-discovered-monday-in-car-in-millersville/29772530), Seydou was found in his car and pronounced…

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    Gambian Parliamentarians living up to expectations as the ....

      ‘Aproves 85 Million Dalasis Wasteful Spending  for July 22nd Celebrations’   In July 2014 we authored a piece branding Gambia’s House of Parliament as the most  embarrassing Institution in the nation. The premise of our argument was that the  legislative body has been consistently used by President Jammeh to pass laws that  defies common…

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    Court to Decide on Bail Application for Former S.G Sabally

      Justice Emmanuel Amadi is expected to deliver a ruling on an application for bail submitted by the defence and objected to by the prosecution on Tuesday, 25th November, 2014 concerning Mr. Momodou Sabally, the former Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service and Minister for Presidential affairs. This proceeding took place on Monday, 17th…

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    U.S. Congratulates Burkina Faso for Progress toward ....

      Press Statement Jeff Rathke Director, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations Washington, DC November 18, 2014 The United States congratulates the people of Burkina Faso and their leaders on the signing of a charter that will guide the transition to a democratically elected government. We congratulate Michel Kafando on being sworn in…

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    Gambia must stop wave of homophobic arrests and torture

        AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE 18 November 2014 Gambia must stop wave of homophobic arrests and torture   The arrest, detention and torture of eight people since the beginning of the month as part of a crackdown on “homosexuality” by the Gambian authorities reveals the shocking scale of state-sponsored homophobia, Amnesty International said. “These…

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    Former Malaysian Prime Minister calls for Islamic Debate on ....

    ‘The need to restudy the sacred texts’   KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad today called for debate among Muslim thinkers so that they might come up with interpretations of the Quran to meet the challenges of the times. Speaking at an international conference of Muslim intellectuals promoted as the Kuala Lumpur Summit, he…

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    Yahya: A Big Tree That Must Be Cut Down For New Project!

         Indisputable! By Burama Jammeh The remaining questions: How do we chop down the tree? When do we chop down the big tree – before the start of new project or at the end or somewhere in-between?  The answers to these questions are not simply what we wish but what we could, what’s feasible…

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