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    Jammeh Didn’t create DUGA; Jammeh cannot destroy DUGA

                   By Ousainou Mbenga Based on a picture taken of me and Omar Faye, the ambassador of the Republic of the Gambia at the commemoration of Father Anthony Gabisi’s 30 years of service to the Catholic Church in the Gambia, the Freedom online newspaper posted an editorial titled: “DUGA,…

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    PDOIS’ STATEMENT ON THE UNCONSTITUTIONALITY OF THE ....

    29 AUGUST 2015 Halifa Sallah  For The Central Committee The Central Committee of PDOIS received a letter from Alhagie Mustapha L Carayol, dated 19th August 2015 captioned “Regularisation of existing political parties in the Gambia.” The letter made reference to the amendments made to section 105 of the Principal Act without going into the controversial…

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    The Gambia: Confessions of tragedy, mind-boggling ....

    By Mathew K Jallow The most recent scornful references to some former Yahya Jammeh’s AFPRC cabinet members; in particular, Sidi Sanneh and Amadou Janneh, is a blundering effort to divert public scrutiny from a disaster waiting to happen. It is a case of cognitive dissonance, which sermonizes peace, yet incredibly excuses Gambia’s state sanctioned political…

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    Yaya Jammeh in gross Abuse of Presidency takes every ....

      By Sarjo Bayang Unveiling thick layers of deception and failed promises as presidents loots the nation  Over 20 years failed promises and still making compact majority of Gambians believe that heaven on earth comes the kingdom, it is now time to take stock. Gambia sinking as the president builds his personal fortune means something…

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    International Civil Society Forum on Gambia to be held in ....

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 30, 2015 Coalition for Change Gambia and its partners announce the International Civil Society Forum on Gambia, to be held on Thursday October 1, 2015 New York City, NY. Confirmed to attend will be Gambian opposition party leaders (Ousainou Darboe-UDP, Omar OJ Jallow- PPP and Hamat Bah- NRP), policy experts,…

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    Identifying and Focusing on What Unites Us will Ensure ....

      After many years of enduring the barbaric reality of living under dictatorship and not able to achieve the desired outcome, one would reach a conclusion that we have collectively identified the common enemy. Identifying a common enemy should inspire us to forge a unified and formidable front to end the oppression. The recent developments…

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    Mistrust: Law Enforcement and Blacks

        Mistrust: Law Enforcement and Blacks It is unfortunate to see the relationship between law enforcement and the black populace continuing to define itself in this ugly pattern in the U.S. While Officer Darren Goforth, 47, of Texas was refueling his Patrol car at a gas station in the Houston area, a supposed intruder,…

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    Why Jammeh is afraid of Killa Ace’s rap song

      Killa Ace has taken The Gambian music and political scene by storm with his release of “Ku Boka C Geta G”. This Gainako exclusive story looks into why the song is causing so much of a stir and why Jammeh is afraid of “Ku Boka C Geta G”. This is a story of a…

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    IEC Staff commence Training on New Electoral Reforms amid ....

    By Dbanjulist Gainako’s Banjul based reporter has discovered that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has commenced training its staff on the new electoral reforms amid opposition challenges. The IEC chair without adequate public announcement or notice to the opposition began its training on the new electoral reform that is still likely to be challenged by…

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  • DENVER, CO - July 23:  FBI Director James Comey answers questions from the media during a press conference Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the FBI Denver Field Office in Denver, Colorado. Director Comey spoke to media about ongoing investigations domestic and abroad regarding the Islamic State and domestic terrorism. (Photo By Brent Lewis/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
    FBI Agent Pretended To Be An AP Reporter. Now AP Is Suing

      “The FBI both misappropriated the trusted name of The Associated Press and created a situation where our credibility could have been undermined on a large scale.” The Associated Press sued the U.S. Department of Justice Thursday over the FBI’s failure to provide public records related to the creation of a fake news story used…

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    Jammeh enablers and struggle enablers! Who is who?

      By Bamba Sering Mass (UK) The term enabler is as according to the Oxford Dictionary: A noun and it means: A person or thing that makes something possible: PART ONE Now how can we as people make things possible? People throughout the ages enable things happening by not necessarily being visibly playing active roles. …

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    State Power will concede to People’s Power

      President Jammeh has been making pronouncements that he cannot be removed from power through elections, and if he wants he will remain in the presidency for the next billion years, and this is usually in reaction to perceived adversaries in the Diaspora and at home. Maybe, not necessarily link with Jammeh’s pronouncements, a good…

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    The Gambia: Three years on, nine Mile Two Prison ....

    By Mathew K Jallow On the third anniversary of the heinous Mile Two Prison executions, Gambians solemnly remember one of the most the tragic days in the Gambia’s history. The oldest inmate, Lamin Darboe, had his death sentence commuted to a life in prison years earlier by former President Dawda K Jawara. The youngest, Buba…

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    UK protesters renew call for travel ban on Jammeh and ....

        Travel Bans on Jammeh photo credit Samuel Correa By Bubacarr Sowe for American Street News reporting from London, UK   Gambian pro-democracy activists in UK on Saturday gathered in front of the British Prime Minister’s office, renewing their call on both his government and the European Union to impose a travel ban on President…

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    President Jammeh:  Allow the Best and the Brightest to ....

      Gambia lacks everything but brilliant intelligent citizens who are not only bright but resourceful in every capacity. The tiny West African nation may lack mineral resources such as oil, gold, Diamonds or Iron Ore, but the nation is blessed with a Human Resource that is a treasure for any young nation to have. Every…

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    August 2015 Poems

        August 2015 Poems   Truce There! The White flag again survived Because the long waited truce arrived Our warriors’ swords long contrived And our warmth hearts and minds revived.   From the scary night fiery battle To the sweet and white laughing rattle With hugs in queues like grazing cattle In the rich…

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    O.J Jallow Tells Sons & Daughters of the first ....

      Hon Omar Amadou Jallow Alias OJ leader of the Peoples Progress Party (PPP) and former minister of Agriculture in the first Republic has challenged sons and daughters of the first Republic to “defend the legacy of their parents”. Mr. Jallow was speaking from Banjul during an interview with Gainako Radio when he called upon…

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    Political Agreement reached in Guinea between Ruling and ....

    Statement from the US State Department on political agreement in Guinea Bissau We commend the agreement reached between Guinea’s ruling and opposition political parties, which clears the way for Guinea to hold the first round of presidential elections on October 11. The Government of Guinea and the main opposition political parties demonstrated goodwill, flexibility, and…

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    ‘Caught in the middle’: Journalists seeking asylum ....

          By Allison Griner for Columbia Journalism Review AUGUST 17, 2015 Mexican journalist Ricardo Chávez Aldana was leaving his home, his job, and his country behind as he hurried across the border into El Paso, Texas in December 2009. Chávez had been covering drug cartels and corruption for Radio Cañón in Ciudad Juárez, and he believed…

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    Gambian Media Haunted by its History

      ‘The African Angle’ By Sanna Camara Independent media is the Gambian population’s last bastion of defense against tyranny and suppression. This form of media first developed after in 1888, after the European division of the kingdoms of the coastal West African region. It was designed to give a voice to a group of people,…

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    The Gambia: What the US and EU need to know about the Yahya ....

      By Mathew K Jallow A Diasporium newspaper article, which extensively quotes former dissident movement member, Samsudeen Sarr’s rambling denial of National Security Adviser, Susan Rice’s statement on the terrible human rights violations in the Gambia, blew my mind with its irrational analogies, disputations and fabrications. It is hopeless, even needless, to argue with someone…

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