Author: Gainako

PRESS RELEASE Friday, February 15, 2013 CSAG CALLS ON PRESIDENT MACKY SALL TO EXERT PRESSURE ON JAMMEH DURING VISIT TO THE GAMBIA Members and affiliates of the Civil Society Associations Gambia (CSAG) today sent a letter to Senegalese President, His Excellency Macky Sall expressing concern about unconfirmed media reports that he is to attend celebrations marking The Gambia’s 48th Anniversary of Independence, February 18, 2013. The CSAG stated it prefers that President Macky Sall turn down the invitation and added that it is convinced that peace and freedoms enjoyed by the people of Senegal “would continue to remain only a…

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Since his sudden and unceremonious dismissal as Managing Director, Pa Malick Faye (Pa Malick) must have been dealing with the acute conundrum of the lie he lived all these years as a staffer of the pro-government Daily Observer (DO) newspaper. In its heyday, it was such a thorn in the flesh of the utterly corrupt and wholly incompetent PPP government it was not uncommon for MPs who doubled as Cabinet Ministers to severely castigate the DO on the floor of the House. In his Journey for Justice, Hassan B Jallow, former Attorney General and Minster of Justice, viewed the DO…

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By Baba Galleh Jallow Second Genamin Gyant DaMidget ran! Along the endless desert space he ran as he had never run before, his ears flat on the back of his head, his tongue clenched firmly between his teeth. Behind him he heard the roaring of angry animals – a ragged, bloodthirsty pack with canines that stood out from their blood-soaked lips and the red claws of hungry vampires! They wanted his blood! Da Midget knew if that mob caught up with him that would be the end of his life. And so he flew like the wind in space, yelping…

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Two men on Wednesday 13 February wanted to abduct Journalist Baboucarr Ceesay, 1st Vice President of Gambia Press Union (GPU) during ungodly hour of around 1.00 AM after enquiries about his whereabouts by two other spies. A man claimed to be one Ebrima Sanyang with the real name Ebrima Badjie also known as E Boy who wore a white T-Shirt printed in front, a short and a white pair of boots first came to the house of Ceesay in Tallinding in the Kanifing Municipality asking about his whereabouts from his wife. E Boy further claimed that his brother who is abroad…

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