Tribute To Dr. Boro Suso – A Sorah
October 8, 2015 Dr. Suso lived and died without betraying his needy people!
40 DAYS REMEMBRANCE
Saturday 30th August 8.15 pm my cell phone rang. I picked the call. I heard a familiar voice say “Caius how are you doing?” It was Boro Suso. In our short and last conversation which lasted for, may be, three minutes Boro and I assured each other that we were doing well. We both suffered mutual loses –the demise of Alhaji Baba Touray (whom
Bamba Mass @ October 9, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRAMEWORK FOR ADDRESSING ELECTORAL REFORM REACHED BY GAMBIAN PARTIES AND CIVIL SOCIETY ACTIVISTS
October 9, 2015
A common framework for addressing electoral reform has been reached by leaders of two major Gambian political parties and civil society groups ahead of The Gambia’s 2016 elections.
This followed intense discussions at the conclusion of the International Civil Society Forum on The Gambia held in New York from October 1-2, 2015 under the auspices of the Coalition for Change – The Gambia (CCG) and its partners. The deliberations featured Omar A. Jallow (OJ), interim leader of the People’s Progressive Party; Hamat Bah of the National Reconciliation Party; and representatives of various civil society organizations. Though the issue of participation or boycott (if
Bamba Mass @ October 9, 2015
SYSTEMATIC CORRUPTION THREATENS GAMBIA’S EDUCATION SECTOR
By Lamin Fatty – Banjul Correspondent.
Quality education continues to drastically free-fall in the Gambia, as rampant and systematic well institutionalised corruption takes toll at the country’s education sector, threatening the future of hundreds of thousands of children in the west African nation, an insider revealed to Kibaaro News’ Banjul desk.
Our source hinted that it is now an open secret that, despite the proliferation of schools in the past two decades by the Jammeh administration, the quality of teaching and learning has stubbornly continues to lay flat
Yanks Dabo @ October 9, 2015
IMF: JAMMEH MUST END TYRANNY OVER GAMBIA’S FOREX
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) officials in the Gambia have warned the country’s recalcitrant Dictator Yahya Jammeh to loosen his tight grip of the country’s foreign exchange operations, or risk putting the country’s external viability and fiscal sustainability at grave risk.”
The country’s Dictator, Yahya Jammeh had unilaterally issued a Presidential directive in May 2015, imposing exchange rate overvalue of the country’s currency by more than 20 per cent compared to the prevailing market rates, which the IMF staff noted was not in
Yanks Dabo @ October 8, 2015
BE WARNED! YOUR SMARTPHONES CAN SPY ON YOU – EDWARD SNOWDEN
Software installed in the gadgets if smartphones can be taken over to spy on phone owners for intelligence agencies, whistleblower Edward Snowden told the BBC Panorama. It is reported that gadgets installed is capable of funnelling masses of personal data including pictures etc. Mr. Snowden alleged that to British Security Services and allow GCHQ spies to listen to conversations, the ex-US security official now living in Russia has alleged that they want to own your smartphones instead
Bamba Mass @ October 8, 2015
NEWS ALERT!!!! GAMBIA GOVERNMENT’S OWN NEWS PAPER SHUT DOWN FOR MONTHS
By Kibaaro’s Banjul correspondent: Lamin Fatty
Credible reports reaching Kibaaronews Banjul desk has confirmed that the Gambia government’s own newspaper in the country is currently shut down. The newspaper which is a weekly pro government paper produced every Monday by the ministry of Information, communication and infrastructure in the tiny West African nation has seized operations according to impeachable sources within the corridors of power.
According to sources the whole development came after the department’s senior officials got directives from
Bamba Mass @ October 5, 2015
BANJUL TO HOST INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS SUMMIT
Gambia will be hosting the 57th ordinary session of African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights in October 2015, according to Commission officials in Banjul.
Rights activists and experts will discuss the region’s Human Rights issues and way forward that will improve the region’s appalling human Rights situation.
The Forum aims to foster collaboration and co-operation amongst NGOs and the African Commission for the promotion and protection of human rights on the continent; provide a discussion platform for organizations to share ideas and experiences on democracy and human rights issues in the continent; deliberate
Landing Nyassi @ October 2, 2015