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In Search of Unity: The Elusive Quest for a Leader, and a Unitary Organization Among Diaspora Gambians

By Professor Abdoulaye Saine Aspirations among many diaspora-Gambians for a single leader to head a unified organization, is at best daunting, if not ...

July 22 Revolution–Is there anything to celebrate?

By D. A. Jawo, Kanifing, The Gambia It is quite apparent that most Gambians regard the on-going extravagant celebrations to mark the 20th ...

Miami University confers ‘Distinguished’ Scholar Award ’ on Professor Saine

By Ebrima G. Sankareh, Editor-In-Chief Oxford, OH, USA—Gambian-born American academic, Professor Abdoulaye Saine, was among five faculty conferred with Miami University’s “Distinguished Scholar Award” on Tuesday ... Full story

THE GAMBIA: TWO YEARS ON, NINE MILE TWO PRISON EXECUTIONS; BUT WERE MORE MURDERED?

By Mathew K Jallow, Madison, Wisconsin On the second anniversary of the heinous Mile Two Prison executions, Gambians solemnly remember one of the most the tragic ... Full story

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 ... Full story

As President Jammeh readies for U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit, IGLHRC Petitions Obama

By Ebrima G. Sankareh, Editor-in-Chief As President Yaya Jammeh of the mini West African state of The Gambia readies for a-three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit to be ... Full story

Late Hon. Baldeh’s Family Says Thanks

On behalf of my family, the Basse Mansajang Kunda community, Upper River Region and The Gambia at large, I would like to take this opportunity ... Full story

CORDEG pays tribute to comrade Hon. Boubacarr Baldeh

The Committee for the Restoration of Democracy (CORDEG) mourns the untimely passing of our comrade Hon. Boubacarr  Baldeh. Hon. Baldeh was an illustrious son of ... Full story

Casket of Ex-Gambian minister stranded at border as President Jammeh refuses home burial

By Ebrima G Sankareh, Editor-in-Chief A Senegalese State Minister and two Members of Parliament from Senegal’s National Assembly accompanied by members of the Gendarmerie are denied ... Full story

Macky Sall sacks Prime Minister Aminata Toure after losing election

DAKAR (Reuters) -Senegalese President Macky Sall sacked Prime Minister Aminata Toure on Friday after she failed to win a seat at local elections on Sunday, ... Full story

Breaking News: Jammeh Comes to Washington, US—Africa Summit; Also to see Oncologists

By Ebrima G. Sankareh, Editor-in-Chief Unimpeachable sources nestled within the corridors of state power in Banjul say President Yaya Jammeh, accompanied by a high-powered delegation, is ... Full story

Mambury Njie Acquitted and Discharged by Banjul High Court

By Ebrima G. Sankareh, Editor-in-Chief Highly placed legal sources reaching The Gambia Echo report that the Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Mikailu Abudulah has ... Full story

Echo Exclusive: In Confidential Report, CORDEG Laments Malicious Tribal Propaganda to Destabilize Organization

Echo Exclusive By Ebrima G. Sankareh, Editor-in-Chief In the wake of GDAG’s recent resignation from CORDEG—the Diaspora organization elected only months ago to supposedly unify Gambia’s uncountable ... Full story

ECOWAS Court Rules NIA Not Credible to investigate Deyda Hydara’s murder

Abuja, Nigeria, June 10, 2014—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes today's ruling by a West African regional court, which found that the Gambian government failed ... Full story

Tribute to Aunty Louise Antoinette Njie—Educationist, Feminist, Pioneer

BY Ebraima Manneh, former Permanent Secretary of Health When I learnt of the passing away of Mrs. Louise Njie, a big chunk of my life fell. ... Full story

Breaking News:Bala Jahumpa is talking

By Ebrima G. Sankareh, Editor-in Chief Contrary to wild speculations that Gambia’s Works & Infrastructure Minister, Mr. Bala Garba Jahumpa, has died following an automobile accident ... Full story

Only Democratic Process Brings Lasting Peace to Gambia-Hon Omar Jallow (OJ)

“I don’t care about tribe because I do not really know what tribe I am. I know my mom is Futa Fula and my dad a Tukolorr, but throughout my political career, I have either spoken in English; a foreign language or Wollof; a local language I learnt from the streets. Despite this, I can speak Mandinka and Fula and no one can slur me in any of these languages.”--OJ ... Full story

Families of April 10th Victims Still Waiting For Justice

By D. A. Jawo Today (April 10) is the 14th anniversary of the student demonstration in April 2000 when the security forces brutally put down a ... Full story

Families of April 10th Victims Still Waiting For Justice

By D. A. Jawo Today (April 10) is the 14th anniversary of the student demonstration in April 2000 when the security forces brutally put down a ... Full story

Gambia Democracy Restoration Committee Publishes Blueprint

Compatriots, Colleagues and Friends-   On behalf of CORDEG's Steering and Executive Committees, please find attached its vision/ mission document.    CORDEG is the newly founded umbrella organization that ... Full story

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By Professor Abdoulaye Saine Aspirations among many diaspora-Gambians for a single leader to head a unified organization, is at best daunting, if not a futile charge. ... Full story
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