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It is with great sadness and heartbreak that we announced to you the demise of The first President of the Republic of the Gambia; Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara. he died at the age of 95 on Tuesday 27th August, 2019, causes of his death is yet to be related to the public.
Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, was born in 16 May 1924 in Barajally, MacCarthy Island Division. He was educated at the Methodist Boys’ School in Bathurst and then attended Achimota College in Ghana. He trained as a veterinary surgeon at the University of Glasgow‘s School of Veterinary Medicine and then completed his training at the University of Liverpool. He returned to The Gambia in 1953 and married Augusta Mahoney, beginning work as a veterinary officer. He decided to enter politics and became secretary of the new People’s Progressive Party (PPP) and was elected to the House of Representatives in the 1960 election. He became the leader of the PPP and then the country’s first Prime Minister in 1962.
The Gambia has surely lost a hero today, we pray for his soul to rest in peace.
The movie “Beyond Greed” stares top Gambian actors like Rohey Camara, Mamoud Bahsoon, Abou Mbye (Abou & Fafa), Isatu M. Bokum, Matty Maria Renner (Queeny B) and two talented actors from the beautiful coast of Sierra Leone Desmond B. Finney and Kai B. Saquee. This beautiful family drama of love, betrayal, murder, greed, lies and deceit is directed by Sheku S. Kamara, executively produced by Wilfred U. Adams and Desmond B. Finney.
Desmond B. Finney is a multi award winning Sierra Leonean actor who has featured in numerous African movies. He plays Chief Ousman Saine a multi billionaire in “Beyond Greed” who fell in a trap with the cunning Jankeh. What will he do when he finds out that his only son wants to make her his wife? Find out on the 10th of February at DJembe Beach Hotel by 7pm. You won’t want to miss it.