Dr Ceesay Bags Leadership Award

  Dr Ismaila Ceesay has been conferred with the ‘Pan-African Humanitarian Award For Excellence in Social Leadership and Community Impact.’ The award was conferred on the top political scientist by the Abuja-based Pan African Leadership and Entrepreneurship Development Centre, PALEDEC, at its fourth Pan African Humanitarian Summit held last week in Rabat, Morocco. The chairman of the advisory board of PALEDEC Brig Gen Dr Amb Wallace Williams, said in a letter that the award was conferred on Dr Ceesay “based on your outstanding leadership qualities, exceptional contribution and persistent efforts…

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GAMBIA: BREAKING NEWS: LEADING GAMBIAN POLITICAL SCIENCE PROFESSOR DR. ISMAILA CEESAY RECEIVES THE PRESTIGIOUS ” PAN-AFRICAN HUMANITARIAN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SOCIAL LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNITY IMPACT.”

A leading Gambian political science professor Dr. Ismaila Ceesay has been conferred with the prestigious “Pan-African Humanitarian Award For Excellence in Social Leadership and Community Impact.” Dr. Ceesay has been hailed for his “outstanding leadership qualities, exceptional contribution and persistent efforts to Africa’s development through several bold policies and innovative initiatives geared towards building a prosperous, sustainable, regionally integrated globally competitive Gambia and by extension Africa.” The award ceremony was held in Rabat, Morocco. “This award category is for the bravest and most daring, as well as the most strategically…

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Jamal Khashoggi: US ‘yet to conclude’ who was behind the murder

The US is yet to reach a final conclusion on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, officials say, despite reports the CIA believes it was ordered by the Saudi crown prince. “Numerous unanswered questions” remain, a State Department statement said. Sources told US media they did not believe the murder could take place without Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s approval. Saudi Arabia has called the claim false and denied he had any knowledge. Khashoggi, a prominent critic of the Saudi government, was killed after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul…

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MAULUD NABI: Barrow Declares Tuesday Public Holiday

President Adama Barrow has declared Tuesday, November 20 a public holiday to enable the Muslim faithful commemorate Maulud Nabi – Prophet Muhammad’s birthday. The declaration is contained in a statement signed Saturday evening by Director of Press and Public Relations Amie Bojang Sissoho. The President, according to the statement, acting under section 76 of the 1997 Constitution of Republic of The Gambia is pleased to declare Tuesday 20th November, 2018, as a public throughout The Gambia, in observance of the Muslim feast of Maulud-nabi. “The holiday is in honor of…

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Gambia: Maulud-nabi “GAMO” Public Holiday

Maulud-nabi “GAMO” Public Holiday State House, Banjul, 17th November 2018 – The Public is hereby informed that His Excellency, President Adama Barrow, acting under section 76 of the 1997 Constitution of Republic of The Gambia, is pleased to declare Tuesday 20th November, 2018, as a public throughout The Gambia, in observance of the Muslim feast of Maulud-nabi. The holiday is in honor of the celebration of the birth of Prophet Muhammed (SAW). His birthday is commemorated by many Muslims around the world with recitations of the Holy Quran, religious songs,…

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Muslim Faithful Gather, Hold Special Prayers for Gambia

Leading Gambian Islamic scholars have called on Gambians to cultivate the culture of praying for their country. The scholars made the call Saturday as hundreds of Muslims converged at the Buffer Zone in Tallinding to pray for the country. “This prayer gathering is unprecedented in the history of the Gambia and even the world at large. Please let’s develop the true spirit of love and cultivate the culture of praying for our country,” Supreme Islamic Council President Momodou Lamin Touray speaking at the gathering said. Saturday’s special prayer session was…

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GAMBIA: LETTER TO THE EDITOR: President Barrow Making Major Changes

This is news from a source at State House. The NIA (SIS) DG Ousman Sowe is likely to be replaced and transferred to a foreign mission. He is likely to be replaced by Pa Moussa Jobarteh the Police Adviser. Jobarteh is also being named as the possible next National Security Adviser. My source said Jobarteh is already a regular visitor at State House and a close confidant of Barrow, and everything is set for him to move to state house as one of the president’s top security advisers. Our source…

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Rejoinder to ‘Killa Ace’s Fans Storm Kanifing Court’

By Yusef Taylor @FlexDan_YT How many times have you seen a headline and not bothered to read the contents? If you’re like me, you end up scrolling past many articles but the headline still carries some weight in sending across the overall message of the article. Killa Ace’s Fans Storm Kanifing Court This is the second time that I have observed misleading reporting and gross omissions on the case of Ali Baba Cham commonly known as Killa Ace’s arrest by the Police Anti Crime Unit. This time it was blatantly obvious…

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Gambia:Women stage solidarity march for Mai Fatty.  November 16. adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Gambia:Women stage solidarity march for Mai Fatty. November 16.

By:Kaw Yerro, Women stage solidarity march for Mai Fatty. November 16. Hundreds of women on Sunday evening took to the streets of Serekunda to “show solidarity” and “celebrate the contribution of Mai Fatty in The Gambia’s change” bearing placards reading, “We Stand With Mai Fatty!” The marchers, who included members of the women’s wing of Fatty’s Gambia Moral Congress, said they were displeased with President Barrow’s treatment of the former Interior minister. GMC deputy women mobiliser, Assiatou Jallow, told reporters that they staged the walk-by to remind the government that…

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Gambia:November 16 The Gambia has requested the Zambian government for support in its judicial reforms by seconding judges to their judiciary. adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Gambia:November 16 The Gambia has requested the Zambian government for support in its judicial reforms by seconding judges to their judiciary.

By:Kaw Yerro, Gambia asks Zambia for judges. November 16. The Gambia has requested the Zambian government for support in its judicial reforms by seconding judges to their judiciary. Gambian Foreign minister, Dr Mamadou Tangara, made the request during a bilateral meeting with his Zambian counterpart, Joseph Malanji. The Gambian minister said that the recommendation for Zambian judges was made by Gambian chief justice Hassan Jallow who acclaimed Zambia’s calibre of judges. The minister said his government would formally write to the Zambia government on its request for judges and the…

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