Senegal Gambia MAP(JollofNews) – Gambian businessman, Basiru Jawara is alive and kicking, JollofNews can confirmed.

Earlier this afternoon, the online Telegraph Newspaper reported that the businessman died in South Africa, citing an unnamed local radio source.

The paper also reported that the local businessman’s cause of death is not known but that his body has since been sent for autopsy.

However, your JollofNews can confirmed that the renowned Gambian business tycoon, is not only alive, but living happily and healthily with his family.

Basiru Jawara, a native of Sabi in the Upper River Region, is arguably among the wealthiest in the tiny West African nation.