Author: Gainako

English Football’s leading domestic competition, has issued a statement condemning the proposal for a European Super League which will see the best Premier League teams join a breakaway competition to rival the UEFA Champions League. The six Premier League teams been linked to the Super League are Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham. Below is the Statement from the Premier League on the Super League. The Premier League condemns any proposal that attacks the principles of open competition and sporting merit which are at the heart of the domestic and European football pyramid. Fans of any club…

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A statement by UEFA and European Domestic League Associations has condemned the proposal for a closed European Super League which will rival the UEFA Champions League and change the Football Pyramid structure of European Football. Below is the statement. Statement by UEFA, the English Football Association, the Premier League, the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), LaLiga, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) and Lega Serie A UEFA, the English Football Association and the Premier League, the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and LaLiga, and the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) and Lega Serie A have learned that a few English, Spanish and…

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By Philip Saine The Gambia has from time immemorial observed the months of Holy Ramadan and Lenten Seasons. Able citizens observed their religious duties unhindered and did so without requesting for special earthly rewards. Men doing hard manual tasks namely farming, digging, shovelling gravel and sand would not dodge their work activities but rather considered it extra penance to be rewarded by the Creator.  Farmers and gardeners tilled the soil regardless of the month of Ramadan. Employers and employees in urban areas amicably allowed for service to God and to man. The State did not interfere and did not impose…

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By Gainako Online News One Fatu Camara of Foni Sintet, has revealed how her rights were violated during former President Yahya Jammeh’s Dictatorship. In an exclusive interview with Gainako, 65-year-old Fatu, explained how she was forced to drink a toxic concoction known locally as “Kubejareh” which has affected her health for over a decade now. Fatou says she hasn’t been able to do anything for herself and has been bed ridden since her encounter with Witch Hunters ordered to purge the Foni of witches. In 2009 numerous residents of Foni Sintet were arbitrarily arrested under bizarre accusations of being witches.…

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The Gambia’s Minister of Defence, Hon. Sheikh Omar Faye published this statement clarifying comments he made on the popular Online show “For the People By the People” on Sunday 4th April 2021. Below is the statement as published by the Ministry of Defence. CLARIFICATION ON THE REMARKS BY THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF DEFENCE AMBASSADOR SHEIKH OMAR FAYE ON THE ‘FOR THE PEOPLE BY THE PEOPLE’ SHOW The attention of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) was drawn to several social media comments about the remarks made by the Honourable Minister of Defence (Hon MOD), Ambassador Sheikh Omar Faye on the “For…

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A press release issued by the Gambia’s Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations has condemned the statement of the Minister of Defence on a popular online show “For the People By the People”. Below is the statement as issued by the Victims Center. Subject: Condemnation of the statement made by the Minister of Defence, Hon. Sheikh Omar Faye on the “For the People By the People Show” The Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations is deeply concerned and highly disappointed by the recent remarks made by the Minister of Defence, Hon. Sheikh Omar Faye on the 4th…

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By Peace Hub the Gambia (PHTG) Peace Hub the Gambia (PHTG), a peacebuilding and social cohesion organization last week held a Community Dialogue on Peace in communities in the Upper River Region, Central River Region and the North Bank Region, respectively, with support from the UN Peacebuilding Fund through UNFPA The Gambia. The Community Dialogue on Peace and Inclusion, which targets to a greater extent, women, young people and marginalized groups are part of the organization’s activities to be implemented under the UNFPA’s “Gambia Youth Programming” for the year 2021. The activity, aimed at creating a safe space for members…

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By Modou S. Joof  The Gambia Press Union on Thursday began a two-day training of staff of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and members of the Gambia Police Force and the Gambia Armed Forces on Access to Information and Elections. Funded by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) through the Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) in Uganda, the training is part of a project aimed at “Improving Transparency and Accountability in Electoral Processes in Africa”. It is being jointly implemented in The Gambia by the GPU, in Uganda by AFIC, and in Zambia by the Panos Institute Southern Africa.…

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By Gambia Police Force The Police High Command wishes to inform the public that it has opened an investigation into the violent riot incident that occurred at Sanyang Village in Kombo South of West Coast Region on Monday 15th March 2021. This unfortunate incident resulted in several acts of vandalism, attack and burning of the Police Station in Sanyang, burning and looting of a Fish Meal processing factory, burning of tires on roads as well as numerous acts of destruction to properties by rioters. Preliminary assessment of properties damaged reveals that 13 Fishing boats, 9 Boat engines, 5,273 Fishing nets…

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By Sura Susso Media Team Tili Saba comes nearly a decade after his debut album, Sila Kang. Whereas Sila Kang documented a personal journey, Tili Saba was created with community and cohesion in mind. It is therefore by no accident that the album was produced with contributions from many amazing musicians and other creatives both in The Gambia and The UK. Tili Saba carries the listener on a journey across periods and settings, immersing them in the warm and uplifting sounds of Gambian music. Nyancho, an upbeat, multilayered rearrangement of an antique traditional composition was, amongst others, recorded with some…

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