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    Gambia: Dozens Held Incommunicado, ‘Disappeared’

    Reveal Whereabouts of People Arrested After December Coup Attempt (Dakar, May 27, 2015) – Gambian authorities have detained incommunicado, depriving them of all contact with the outside world, dozens of friends and relatives of people accused of involvement in a coup attempt since January 2015, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today. Those detained…

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    The only acceptable outcome: acquittal of the Caliph ....

      A traumatic ten months later, the end of a journey that should never have commenced. But having started, it should not have lasted even a month. And how admirably His Worship, Magistrate Ebrima Jaiteh (His Worship Jaiteh) ended the shame that engulfed the Brikama Magistrates’ Court in the case of Inspector General of Police…

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    Did VP Isatou Njie Saidy Admit to ECOWAS Delegate that she ....

            Rivalry Brewing at the State House in Banjul By Gainako’s Banjul Correspondent “Hamga mom dui Declu Ken” Highly confidential reports reaching Gainako indicates that the Vice President of the Gambia Isatou Njie-Saidy who was delegated to represent the Gambian leader at the 47th ECOWAS summit in Ghana held May 19, 2015…

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    West Africa: lack of objective rationality and moral ....

      By Mathew K Jallow In a somewhat canted way, the Economic Community of West African States, almost always acts like an organization ruled by an oligarchy. In a way, it is. For, ECOWAS is under the thumbs of a cabal of sixteen heads of the states that constitute the institution. It is clear from…

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    Letter to Yahya Jammeh, No. 1

      By Foday Samateh This regards your visit to Jali and related matters. For starters, I’ve long since decided never to address you by the office you occupy. And all Gambians should renounce glorifying the abomination of calling you president. You don’t have the dignity or the character for such a distinguished honor. Instead, you should…

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    Jammeh Threatens to Pull out of AU

              BY PA NDERRY M’BAI Gambia’s controversial dictator Yahya Jammeh has not only threatened to pull out The Gambia from the African Union, after blaming the body for being “western stooges and puppets” over the AU’S apparent silence to denounce the genocide taking place at the Mediterranean Sea, Jammeh also vowed…

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    IMF Country Rep to Gambia issues stern warning on ....

           The Gambian economy requires strong corrective actions and comprehensive reforms to neutralize its current challenges and set it on a path to sustainable higher growth rate, the International Monetary Fund has said in a report. The IMF Country Report on The Gambia, which x-rayed the country’s economy based on different indicators, states…

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    A call to Join/Support Independence, Republic & ....

      The People’s Movement For Democratic Gambia 289 Odoherty Rd Brighton, MI 48116 Tel: Office – 810 522 5497 Cell – 810 844 6040/810 772 3605 May 22, 2015 Join/Support Independence, Republic & Democracy For The Gambia On February 18, 1965 (about ½ a century) our nation was granted independence and formally a republic on…

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    Gambian should never allow Jammeh to incite tribalism among ....

    By Baba Jobe While individual world leaders are working hard for greater inclusive societies, it’s unfortunate Yahya Jammeh is preoccupied with his ‘divide and rule’ sickness. News emanating from the media has reported that Jammeh has launched an attack on the  Mandinka tribe. Like many, the news has left me angered and dismayed, and as…

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    Jammeh embarrasses Gambia at ECOWAS; Bids to be life ....

      When news leaked that ECOWAS were to table a proposal at their next sitting to explore the possibility of instituting presidential term limits for member states, I thought it was sarcasm. I thought it was an expensive prank until I saw it on the regional body’s site. Then I thought it was a waste…

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    Bringing Out The Real You — Michelle Obama

      Remarks by the US First Lady at Tuskegee University Commencement Address (Abridged). I didn’t start out as the fully-formed First Lady. No, no, I had my share of bumps along the way. Back when my husband first started campaigning for President, folks had all sorts of questions of me:  What kind of First Lady would…

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    Gambia and Togo oppose presidential term limit at ECOWAS ....

                The proposal to introduce term limits for presidents in the West Africa region fail to gather the necessary unanimous support from the 16 Member regional body of ECOWAS. Gambia’s Yaya Jammeh and Togo’s Faure Gnassingbe were the only two presidents of the 16-member of ECOWAS who opposed the proposal….

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    Burkina Faso suspends live political broadcasts by media

      Abuja, Nigeria, May 19, 2015-The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Burkina Faso authorities to lift its suspension of live political broadcasts in the country. The three-month ban comes as Burkina Faso prepares to hold elections in October. The High Council for Communication, the media regulatory body known as le Conseil superieur de la…

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    Are U.S. sanctions against Jammeh imminent?

        The Obama administration, through Dr. Susan Rice the National Security Advise, reacted swiftly to the latest threats to the LGBT community issued by Yaya Jammeh, the Gambian dictator, by issuing a condemnation of Jammeh’s threat to slit the throats of gay men in The Gambia. “We condemn his comments, and note these threats…

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    We are our Father’s Children

    In loving Memory; A Poem WE ARE OUR FATHER’S CHILDREN We Are Our Father’s Children! The Father Who Was Born And Raised In A Humble Background. We Are Our Father’s Children. The Father Whose Love An Humility Makes Him a King In A Golden Crown. We Are Our Fathers Children! The Father Who Struggled All…

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    Goodbye Nollywood: Why the Generic Brand name of the ....

      By Prince Babucarr Aninata Sankanu In 2008, the German-based Gambian film scholar, Prince Bubacarr Aminata Sankanu, came up with the idea of changing the name of the Nigerian film industry as he considered “Nollywood” to be neo-colonialist and self-defeating to the creative energy and dynamics of Africa‘s largest economy. Seven years into his silent…

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    Statement of GYU Chair Omar Bah Delivered at the Press ....

      Good Afternoon! Thank you to all of you for taking the time to join us today on this press conference. Our country is at a defining moment in its history. This moment, that our fellow citizens are in can either be made right or allowed to have a sky fall into anarchy and perpetual…

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    NO TO  TRANS GAMBIA BRIDGE (Bamba Tenda- Elli Tenda) UNDER ....

        The Gambian people and Senegalese people are one of the same tribe, same food, same language same culture same physical features, the people of these two nations have a relationship which is in direct solidarity for each other’s predicament. However, the Senegalo- Gambian governmental apparatus coexist in an inverse relationship. The gains of…

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    The Gambia: kidnappings, abductions, torture, political ....

      By Mathew K Jallow It looks like the plot in a masterpiece Agatha Christie novel, or a scene scripted for a Hollywood movie; imagine a CIA abduction of Edward Snowden from the heart of Moscow; only this one is real and far smaller in political impact. Yet, it does not diminish the gravity of…

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    The Judiciary: Gambia’s Constitutional Orphan

        Dismissed, expelled, and incredibly, absolutely no reason advanced. And this the – rumoured, and later confirmed – plight of Hon. Chief Justice Ali Nawaz Chowhan on 12 May 2015. Weeks earlier, the rumour mills were churning out the summary dismissal of Justice Edrissa Fafa M’bai, a Judge of the High Court, now reportedly…

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    Jammeh’s Bad-mouthing at Citizens –A Cause for ....

          Jammeh’s Bad-mouthing at Citizens –A Cause for Continued Concern By Yero Jallow “First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a Trade Unionist. Then they came…

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