Col. Samsudeen Sarr Writes Open Letter to Mr. Baba Hydara

Dear Mr. Baba Hydara, Although I am a keen follower of your paper, and radio shows, as I do all the others that are online, I

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Following Washington Protest, Prof. Saine Urges President Jammeh to Negotiate Peaceful Exit Path

President Jammeh Must Immediately Enter into Talks withthe Political Opposition and Diaspora Gambian Dissidents By any measure, the August 2nd, 2014 political protests that greeted President Yahya Jammeh’s US-Africa Summit visit, was unprecedented in its skillful execution, scope, and ... Full story

National News

Kenyan Scientist Wins Top Scientific Prize

A Kenyan scientist, Dr Faith Osier, has been awarded one of the most prestigious prizes for African Science. The Royal Society Pfizer prize is awarded annually to a young scientist, based in ... Full story

Echo Mailbag

Following Widespread Arrest of Religious Leaders, PDOIS Petitions President Jammeh

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA STATE HOUSE BANJUL: 3rd August 2014 EXECUTIVE DIRECTIVES TO STOP MANIFESTATION OF RELIGIOUS PRACTICE Taking into consideration that The Gambia belongs to all Gambians, it is deemed ... Full story

Family &Gender Matters

Tribute to Cherno Jallow—A Remarkable Gambian Auditor

Mr. Editor,                                                                      Kindly allow me space in your widely read medium to eulogise the life of an illustrious man who many ... Full story

Opinion

The Gambia: The pernicious challenges of a struggle amid promises of a nation’s rebirth

By Mathew K. Jallow, Madison, Wisconsin This is not another heart-wrenching narrative about the intoxicating barbarity, which the AFPRC military regime has foisted on The Gambia for the past twenty years. Far from ... Full story

Books

The Daring Feat of a Young Gambian Journalist

By D. A. Jawo Book Title: Africa’s Hell on Earth. Author: Omar Bah Africa’s Hell on Earth, is quite a moving account of how a young Gambian journalist made a dramatic escape from ... Full story

Africa

Demarcating the blurred frontiers of the Manding World and an inquest into its internal dynamics: Part II

By Dodou Jawneh, Birmingham, UK However an alternative proposition to his definition of the term mendinko should be presented. He suggested that the term mendi meant lord and that koh is ... Full story

Economy

Gambian Letter writer advises Jammeh on Basic Economics

Dear President Yaya Jammeh: I am not a politician and have no intentions of being one in the near future. Therefore, I am writing this open letter to you, my compatriot ... Full story

The Verdict

Raleigh Conference Publishes Permanent Steering Committee

   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From the Organizers of the Gambia Conference for  Democracy and Good Governance. Raleigh, North Carolina U.S.A. After weeks of consultation with partners across the globe, and in line with ... Full story

Culture

Demarcating the blurred frontiers of the Manding World and an inquest into its internal dynamics: Part I

By Dodou Jawneh, Birmingham, UK Inspiration for the article: The article was written partly as an inspiration by Margit Smith’s work entitled Mande Kora published by University of Maine at Augusta. This ... Full story

Confidential

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Editors  & Managers The Gambia Echo Newspaper7407 Sandy Creek Dr.Raleigh, NC 27615Ph. 919-614-6792 (USA)Ph. +44-077-07858854 (UK)Email: editor@thegambiaecho.com Email: gambiaechoeditor@gmail.com  Echo Radio Click Here:http://thegambiaechoradio.us/   ... Full story

Dr Fox Says...

Dr Fox says | “When Two Lions Fight, Only The Grass Suffers” Dr Fox says | "In Gambian politics, Monkeys work and baboons eat." Dr Fox says | “Dekabee--Gambia, Dodeham.” Dr Fox says | “The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.” William Shakespeare in Julius Caesar Dr Fox says | “Habemus Presidium.” Dr Fox says | "For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."~ Nelson Mandela Dr Fox says | “I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.” ~Socrates

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By Mathew K Jallow, Madison, Wisconsin, GCC Executive Committee Member and Adviser It is a brazen usurpation of the collective diaspora authority and an anti-thesis to everything ... Full story
By Samba Sanyang    I have recently listened to the talk show of Ambassador Sey, and I have been very much disturbed by both the tone ... Full story
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President Jammeh Must Immediately Enter into Talks withthe Political Opposition and Diaspora Gambian Dissidents By any measure, the August 2nd, 2014 political protests that greeted President Yahya Jammeh’s US-Africa Summit visit, was unprecedented in ... Full story
By Mathew K Jallow, Madison, Wisconsin On the kitchen floor of their apartment, wires crisscross into electrical outlets and gadgets I had never before seen.  To ... Full story
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