275 Women and children died as a result of FGM in Gambia
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Njundu Drammeh Director of CPA
Health experts in Gambia have confirmed that 275 people including women and girls died as a result of female Genital Mutilation in Gambia, officials said. We need to do more efforts and stench our arms to combat against this violence that is affecting women and girls in our society. The trend could be more serious and can harm more if urgent actions are not taken, the officials further lamented. The ministry of Health and Social Welfare have registered records of 275 people both women and girl child who died a result of Female Genital mutilation.
Landing Nyassi @ March 10, 2014
A DAY OF NATIONWIDE DEMONSTRATION IN GAMBIA
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Seedy Ceesay, Human Rights Activist
AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL GAMBIANS; HOME AND ABROAD
BY SEEDY CEESAY
Fellow Gambians, Thursday, the 24th of April 2014, will mark 44 years of the Republic of The Gambia. It was on this day in 1970 that men and women of this beloved country exercised our right to sovereignty in a referendum which gave us a Republic.
During the era of the First Republic, little was done to educate us about our political and civic duties. The significance of April
Sulayman Jeng @ March 10, 2014
PRESIDENT JAMMEH HAS LOST THE PLOT
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Babucarr Darboe, A political Activist.
BY Babucarr Darboe
The Gambian clever jack, President Yahya Jammeh, has mounted his high horse again chasing an elusive dream. President Jammeh has lately bubbles so much negative energy for the West that he unwittingly vents his unspent anger on Gambians to attract the attention of the West. Let us for a moment take out the political animosity from the equation and assess the burning issues objectively.
Within the space of a week, President Jammeh had uttered chilling and nauseating threats and remarks that one is left to ponder if Jammeh is really sane.
Sulayman Jeng @ March 9, 2014
UN- WFP Calls for more women empowerment programmes to end global hunger
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WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin
United Nations World Food Programme has called greater efforts in women empowerment programmes to end global hunger
Every year, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) provides more than eleven million schoolgirls with food to help keep them in education and around three million vulnerable women with special nutritional support. This year, on International Women’s Day (March 8), WFP is celebrating how empowering women can boost global efforts to end hunger, according to a report release on Friday by United Nations World Food Programme.
“Giving women the power to make choices over their lives is one of the
Landing Nyassi @ March 8, 2014
A TRIBUTE TO A GREAT TEACHER
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The Late Mr Tamba Fofana
BY MUSA MANNEH
MR. TAMBA FOFANA: THE MAN I CALL MY FIRST PROFESSOR AND THE BEACON OF MY EDUCATION: A TRIBUTE TO A GREAT TEACHER
“Good teachers impart good education. Great teachers groom their students to become leaders. Ordinary teachers direct us along the right path, but great teachers inspire us to seek our own path. They encourage us to discover our talents.” (Quoted)
“Tamba spent his entire life in public service, imparting knowledge to thousands of students over the years within the length and breadth of the Gambia. He not
Sulayman Jeng @ March 8, 2014
AN OBITUARY ANNOUNCEMENT
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The Late Karang Mbemba
“INNA LILLAH WA INNA ELAIHI RADHIOUN” Kibaaro News hereby announced the sudden death of the Caliph General of Jarra Barrow Kunda; Suwareh Kunda. Grand Marabout Alagie Karang Mbemba Suwareh (Commonly known as Karangba Suwareh). This sad event took place on Thursday 6th March 2014 at Jarra Soma. The Grand Marabout died after a brief illness and was buried on Friday 7th March 2014. His burial was attended by thousands of his Talibeh, relatives and well-wishers.
Karang MBEMBA was the fifth son of late Islamist WALIEU Karang ALIEU SUWAREH who first settled in Jarra Barrow Kunda in the early 1900s
Sulayman Jeng @ March 8, 2014
Ex-Gambian Finance Minister Detained
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Former Finance Minister Mambury Njie
Former Gambian Minister of Finance, who is standing trial for willfully neglecting his duties, has been re-arrested and detained by the Gambia Police Force, barely minutes after he was granted court bail.
Mr Njie is alleged to have willfully neglected his office duties by failing to give appropriate advice to President Yahya Jammeh in his approval of a license issued to an Australian mining company, Carnegie Minerals.
Mr Njie, 51, is an economist and international affairs specialist with over two decades of experience. He was arrested on Tuesday at the Banjul Magistrates Courts, where he appeared earlier to answer to neglect of office charges.
No reasons are given for his re-arrest.
Yanks Dabo @ March 7, 2014
PRESIDENT JAMMEH TO RESTORE DEATH PENALTY TO CURB REBELLION
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Gmbian Dictator Jammeh
The new Chief Justice Eli Nawaz Chowhan
Gambia’s Dracula President Yahya Jammeh has again vows to Gambians and the international communities that his government will restore the death penalty to drastically curb crime and to ensure peace and stability in the country.
The Gambian Dictator made these comments on Thursday night during the swearing ceremony of the newly appointed Chief justice, Eli Nawaz Chowhan together with two other judges – Justice Emmanuel Fagbenle as president of The Gambia Court of Appeal and Justice
Sulayman Jeng @ March 7, 2014
MINORITY LEADER REBUKES PRESIDENT JAMMEH FOR BEING CORRUPT
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Corrupt Jammeh calculating his next loot.
Hon. Samba Jallow, Minority Leader
The Right Honourable Samba Jallow, Minority Leader of the Gambia’s National Assembly, has taunted President Jammeh and his unscrupulous government for its alarming level of corruption and lack of transparency. Honourable Jallow, who is celebrated for his audacity and outspokenness against President Jammeh and his regime’s excesses, is the National Reconciliation Party representative for Niamina Dankunku.
Honourable Jallow, who was reacting to the recent audit report of the 2009-2010 financial report which unravelled
Sulayman Jeng @ March 6, 2014