TRIBUTE TO GAMBIA’S MUSIC LEGEND MUSA AFIA NGUM IS NO MORE!
By Bamba Sering Mass
Innalillah wa inna elaihi razion. Bala Giki Musa Afia is no more! Our legendary Icon answered to the unavoidable call of the All Mighty Allah last night in Dakar Senegal. What a sad day for Senegambia! Bala Giki Musa you are gone but physically but you have made a name that would never die.
Born in Fatoto, in the Kantora District Upper River Division of The
Bamba Mass @ October 12, 2015
GAMBIA MOURNS THE DEMISE OF TWO GREAT ICONS
Gambians at home and in the diapora woke up this morning to devastating news of the sudden demise of two great icons; Musa Afia Ngum a music veteran and Baboucarr Saho a sports star. Mr. Musa Afia Ngum was in Senegal prior to his sudden passing away and is said to have featured in the SenegaleseTV channel (tfm) and even performed on stage alongside his son Ismaila Ngum in Dakar yesterday night. It stands out that the veteran
Landing Nyassi @ October 11, 2015
GAMBIA GOVERNMENT ADMITS MALNUTRITION CONTROL FAILURE
Gambia government has admitted its failure on the fight against malnutrition which has been affecting many children and pregnant women in the country
This was contained in statement delivered
by the Vice President and Minister responsible for Women’s Affairs, Aja Dr Isatou Njie-Saidy, at the Sheraton Hotel. She made the remarks while delivering her opening statement on the Post-Congress workshop of the III World Congress of Public Health Nutrition.
According to Madam Njie Saidy, despite some achievements over the years in food security, which led to the award to The Gambia by FAO for reducing undernourishment, childhood malnutrition still remains a
Landing Nyassi @ October 10, 2015
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
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