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Congratulatory messages for Pap Saine

Jul 15, 2010, 1:40 PM

Following the award conferred on Pap Saine, by the IPI as World Press Freedom Hero, congratulatory messages continued to flow in, commending the man for the accolade.

Below we reproduce the messages:

Gambians are really proud of my brother Pap Saine of The Point Newspaper, because he has ever been a truthful and honest journalist in both The Gambia and Senegal.

We highly appreciate your efforts Mr. Saine.

Kind regards

Alhajie Mustapha Fye



Hello Pap,

I read today the good news that you are the proud recipient of this year's IPI World Press Freedom Hero Award. My entire family join me in congratulating you and to tell you how proud we are of you and your entire staff at The Point.


Sidi Sanneh,USA


Hi Pap,

I was quite happy to read the award given to you by IPI. You are indeed a Press Freedom Hero, because in spite of all that you have gone through, including the assassination of your childhood friend, Deyda, you are still adamant in your determination.

Please keep up the good work.


Demba Jawo

APA News - Dakar


Dear Mr. saine,

I wish to congratulate you for your recent award which I believe is a testimony of your perseverance to hard work, as well as the diligence of your staff members. Keep it up!

Alhajie Mbye

The Point's UK correspondent


Cher ami,

Toutes mes félicitations pour ton prix que tu mérites amplement.bonne journée

My dear Friend

My heartfeld congratulation for the award that you really deserved.

Have a good day

Babacar Diack

Journalist - Abidjan