ANALYSIS Chinese Embassy in The Gambia

Friday, October 11, 2019
Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, lies in the south coast of China near the Pearl River Delta. It has...
Remarks at the Reception Celeb...

Remarks at the Reception Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China by H.E. Ma Jianchun, Chinese Ambassador to The Gambia

Tuesday, October 01, 2019
(28 September, 2019) Hon. Mariam Jack-Denton, Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. James Gomez, Minister of Fisheries, Water Resources and...
STATE OPENING OF THE 2019 LEGI...

STATE OPENING OF THE 2019 LEGISLATIVE YEAR HIS EXCELLENCY, THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA, ADAMA BARROW 19th September 2019

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Table of Contents 1. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS 5 2. THE FINANCE AND ECONOMIC SECTOR 6 3. EDUCATION 9 4. HIGHER EDUCATION, RESEARCH, 10 SCIENCE...
How to Improve Gambia’s Physio...

How to Improve Gambia’s Physiotherapy and have less disable folks ?

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Considering we have too many who are born with disabilities, why should we allow negligence, indifference, poor management, etc to cause more...
Creating a Brand-new Chapter o...

Creating a Brand-new Chapter of Comprehensive and Rapid Development of China-Gambia Relations in the New Era

Monday, September 23, 2019
--On the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China The incoming 1 October marks the 70thanniversary of the founding of...
Statement by the Chair, Dr. La...

Statement by the Chair, Dr. Lamin J. Sise, at the opening of the 8th Session of the TRRC’s public hearings

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Sept. 16, 2019 On August 22, 2019, the TRRC completed its seventh three-week session of public hearings. During that session, eleven witnesses...
LAUNCH OF ASSAN MUSA CAMARA FO...

LAUNCH OF ASSAN MUSA CAMARA FOUNDATION AND OF ‘‘ ASSAN MUSA CAMARA: SERVANT OF THE PEOPLE’’

Monday, September 16, 2019
14TH SEPTEMBER 2019 STATEMENT BY HON. JUSTICE HASSAN .B. JALLOW CHIEF JUSTICE AND CHIEF LAUNCHER Mr. Chairman of the Occasion Madam Jebel...
TRIBUTE TO THE LATE SIR DAWDA ...

TRIBUTE TO THE LATE SIR DAWDA KAIRABA JAWARA

Wednesday, September 04, 2019
FROM THE ENTIRE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY Tuesday 27th August 2019 the Gambia and the rest of the world mourned the death of Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara,...

Tribute to Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara

Wednesday, September 04, 2019
When we look back on the history of The Gambia, we find that different people featured in prominent ways at various times. The era of self...

Tribute: A Eulogy to Baba Kairaba

Wednesday, September 04, 2019
The demise of this illustrious son of Africa came to me as a shock as I recently saw him in a video three months ago looking radiant and ebullient,...
Baaba Sillah’ interview with S...

Baaba Sillah’ interview with Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara

Monday, September 02, 2019
Baaba: What would you say were your major influences when you grew up in The Gambia? Sir Dawda: I was in Banjul in the 40’s. I was born in Barajali...
Agriculture: Gambia: Promoting...

Agriculture: Gambia: Promoting access to fertilizer and improved seed enhances rice productivity

Monday, August 26, 2019
Rice production in The Gambia is characterized by low productivity and production, consequently resulting in low revenues for farmers engaged in the...
Feature : Yahya Jammeh should ...

Feature : Yahya Jammeh should swallow his pride and defend himself

Thursday, August 22, 2019
Modou, if you could remember you and I once discussed the disappearance of Haruna Jammeh, Masireh Jammeh, Dawda Nyassi and Bubai Sanyang, your cousin...
OPINION: Request for financing...

OPINION: Request for financing of construction of new Police Station? The GPF should know better!!!

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
A leaked letter dated 13th August, 2019, with Reference number GPA/504/VOL.4(55), from the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA), has shown the approval of a...
FEATURE: Celebrating Pap Saine...

FEATURE: Celebrating Pap Saine, one of Gambia’s own The 2019 Percy Qoboza Foreign Journalist of the Year

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Named The 2019 Percy Qoboza Foreign Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), Pap Saine, the Doyen of Gambian...
FEATURE: Pap Saine earns a pre...

FEATURE: Pap Saine earns a prestigious award that he so deserves!

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Alhaji Pap Saine le “doyen” and Deyda Dydara the plume of freedom expression are part of those who pointed at the horizon of freedom of speech to me...

FEATURE: 2021 Presidential Debate: All Party leaders must sign up

Friday, August 16, 2019
Post-2016, our country’s democracy roared after two decades of being tamed and trimmed in the hands of Yahya Jammeh and his accomplices. Today, the...
Essay: The Voice of the Master

Essay: The Voice of the Master

Friday, August 02, 2019
In this consummately engaging treatise The Voice of the Master Gibran’s masterful artistry grips the moral senses to the point of it leaving an...
FEATURE:  Boubakar: The migran...

FEATURE: Boubakar: The migrant hero who saved two lives

Friday, July 26, 2019
On the first of December in Prà, he had recovered a man from the tracks; last July 3, at Principe, he threw himself to protect a woman. Boubakar...

opinion: Michael O. Davies – Secretary Anti Corruption

Friday, July 19, 2019
The Adama Barrow administration has an ambitious vision to create a more just and prosperous Gambia for all residents. The President hopes to achieve...

Opinion: The journalism awards conundrum There are no favours!

Thursday, July 18, 2019
And boy, Baa Tambadou isn’t perfect. He’s a sinner that refuses to repent for his sins against divine right of freedom of expression. He has defended...
OPINION: THE RECENTLY HELD SEN...

OPINION: THE RECENTLY HELD SENEGALO-GAMBIA CONVERGENCE CONFERENCE ON INTER-FAITH RELATIONS IN SENEGAMBIA

Monday, July 15, 2019
On Saturday 22nd June 2019 the Gambia hosted the 1st Edition of a Senegalo-Gambia Conference at the Pencha-mi Hall of the Paradise Suite Hotel,...
Opinion: The death of the poli...

Opinion: The death of the political cartoon

Friday, July 05, 2019
A pillar of journalism is being destroyed by oppressive governments, online mobs and profit-oriented media moguls. These are not the best of times...
 Foreign Minister Dr Tangara t...

Foreign Minister Dr Tangara tells distinguished audience at UN Headquarters

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
“I chose to stand with my people in support of the rule of law, freedom and democracy...,” Foreign Minister Dr Tangara tells distinguished audience...
COMMENTRY : Ambassador of the ...

COMMENTRY : Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of The Gambia

Monday, June 24, 2019
China-Africa interaction will witness a new round of culmination later this month, as the Coordinators’ Meeting on the Implementation of the FOCAC...
Tribute  Memories of a dedicat...

Tribute Memories of a dedicated educational heroine—a eulogy Dr. Tijan M. Sallah

Friday, June 21, 2019
It is with deep sadness that I learn of the passing away of my primary school headmistress and also teacher, Auntie Arrou Ndow (better known as Mrs....
Tribute  Memories of a dedicat...

Tribute Memories of a dedicated educational heroine—a eulogy Dr. Tijan M. Sallah

Friday, June 21, 2019
It is with deep sadness that I learn of the passing away of my primary school headmistress and also teacher, Auntie Arrou Ndow (better known as Mrs....

STATEMENT BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND CHAIRMAN OF THE SECURITY SECTOR REFORM STEERING COMMITTEE AT THE LAUNCH OF THE NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY AT KAIRABA HO-TEL ON 10 JUNE 2019

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Your Excellency, the President and Commander-in-Chief of The Gambia Armed Forces, Mr. Adama Barrow Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen In my...
Koriteh message by his excelle...

Koriteh message by his excellency President Adama Barrow on the occasion of the Muslim feast of ‘Koriteh’ Eid ul Fitr

Monday, June 10, 2019
June2019 Fellow Gambians, Distinguished Viewers, I thank and praise the Almighty Allah for granting us the blessing of witnessing the end of...

Opinion: The Peace-Loving Gambian: Your role to advocate, promote and protect justice, fairness and peaceful co-existence.

Thursday, June 06, 2019
There comes a time when one needs to stand firm in truth and fight for what is JUST. The person who decides to be firm and resolute is simply a human...

Opinion: Collection of Contract Data to Fight Corruption

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
The Gambia spends several millions of tax payer’s money each year on procurement by central and local government agencies. But what do officials...
Opinion:  On Ramadhan and Rela...

Opinion: On Ramadhan and Related Matters: Letter to my Friend (Part 1)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Rex, my good pal, I salute you with the Muslim greeting: Peace. It has been quite a long time since I last penned you a missive along the lines of...
Opinion: On the Consequences o...

Opinion: On the Consequences of Fiscal Profligacy: Letter to the Finance Minister

Monday, May 20, 2019
HonorableMinister and my dear brother, I greet you with the salutation of Peace “Salam” in this holy month of Ramadan. I penned my first missive...
Opinion: Development Politics ...

Opinion: Development Politics – The Bensouda Model, my take

Friday, May 17, 2019
Yes, you might not agree with me on this, but it worth the time and energy to mirror on. It was in the late part of 2018 when the then little known...

Opinion: Corrupt practices and Shell companies

Thursday, May 16, 2019
The Gambia should now be set to move forward the anti-corruption bill that would make it harder for shell companies, criminals, terrorists, public...

Checks and Balances: The case for an Independent Civil Service

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
The system of checks and balances is an indispensable feature of constitutional democracies. The formula here provides that each of the three arms of...

MUSLIM FRIENDLY TOURISM (MFT)- AN EMERGING NICHE IN TOURISM

Monday, May 13, 2019
Tourism as the world’s largest business is a complex system of integrated parts. At present tourism is recognized as the largest industry in the...

Opinion: GAMBIA anti corruption efforts since 1994

Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Corruption and corrupt practices are some of the direct security, socio-economic, socio-political and socio-psychological issues currently facing The...
Letter to Editor “Finance PS S...

Letter to Editor “Finance PS Speaks on Controversial Tax Hike”

Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Dear editor, please allow me to add my view to the above article published on the Standard Newspaper on Friday the 3rd day of May 2019. First and...

Press Release No 2/2019 – Suspension of Bikers in Distribution of Bread

Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Given the current market failure in the bread industry, and after thorough negotiations with the operators in the entire value chain, and...
The Good, The Bad of Jammeh Re...

The Good, The Bad of Jammeh Regime’s Dying Days

Monday, April 29, 2019
Having banned female genital cutting, Yahya Jammeh’s ousting was good for democracy, but bad for women’s bodies. Jakumba Ceesay was angry. In a...
Press Release:  The British Hi...

Press Release: The British High Commission Celebrates the 93rdBirthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Monday, April 29, 2019
The British High Commission hosted a reception to mark the 93rd birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and to celebrate the long history and...

Barrow and Darboe

Thursday, April 11, 2019
If you are confused and angry about Brexit, then why you don’t try Gambian politics instead? The power struggle between President Barrow and his...

President Barrow urges Gambians to take ownership of NDP

Tuesday, April 02, 2019
President Adama Barrow has made a passionate plea for Gambians to take ownership of his government’s development blueprint– the National Development...

UDP STATEMENT OF THANK YOU FOR SERVICES RENDERED TO THE NATION

Tuesday, April 02, 2019
On behalf of the Deputy Party Leader, Majority Leader of the National Assembly, the Mayor of Banjul, the Mayor of Kanifing Municipal Council, the...

Opinion: Public transport, a sector left on its own?

Friday, March 15, 2019
Transport is a very dynamic sector of the economy of a country, as it provides the means of enabling the movements of people, goods and services all...

Opinion: His Excellency President Barrow’s revocation of Ms. Ya Kumba Jaiteh’s nomination as Hon. M.P. /N.A.M. was constitutional/legal

Thursday, March 07, 2019
INTRODUCTION:- His Excellency President Adama Barrow’s recent Official revocation of Ms. Ya Kumba Jaiteh, as one of the 5 Honourable Presidential...

TRRC UPDATE: The National Conversation Continues

Monday, March 04, 2019
The TRRC concluded its second three-week session on February 28, 2019 with a hearing on circumstances surrounding the November 11, 1994 incident and...
Opinion:  Amid the rise in Cit...

Opinion: Amid the rise in Citizen Journalism, the ‘Fourth Estate’ must step up

Friday, February 22, 2019
As we sail deep into 2019, I wish to praise journalists around the world for the crucial role they continue to play towards the advancement of...
Open letter : OPEN LETTER FROM...

Open letter : OPEN LETTER FROM HALIFA SALLAH TO OMAR JALLOW 29 January, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Dear Mr Jallow, SUBJECT: YOUR ACCOUNT OF MY DETENTION IN 2005 WAS WRONG I am still wondering what you were trying to prove by giving a distorted...

Opinion:Fear, greed, and arrogance surrounds marijuana laws

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
AU.S. president claims ‘we have nothing to fear but fear’ and he was quoted by our president and many people. I affirm fear is dangerous, but greed...

Opinion: Too many fire incidents

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
It has been observed, and is still being observed, that fire incidents in this country, particularly in the Kanifing Municipal Council, are almost a...

FEATURE: TRRC Embarks on Community Dialogue

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC), recently held a four days community sensitisations in the interior of the country. ...

FEATURE: A great day for Gambian cuisine

Monday, January 28, 2019
The Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute(GTHI)’s ‘Taste of The Gambia’ This past weekend, the GTHI introduced its brand new recipes aptly...
Tribute to Pesseh Njie

Tribute to Pesseh Njie

Monday, January 21, 2019
Pesseh, as he is fondly called, epitomises the text book definition of exemplary leadership, uprightness and humility. His acute sense of justice...
Tribute: Pesseh Njie

Tribute: Pesseh Njie

Monday, January 21, 2019
Hon. Ebrima Njie commonly and fondly known as Pesseh passed away yesterday after a short illness and was buried yesterday in Banjul. The passing...
Academic: UK’s First Black Fem...

Academic: UK’s First Black Female Professor Supervises Sankanu’s PhD

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Olivette Otele is Professor of Colonial and Postcolonial History and the Chair of History at the Bath Spa University (BSU) in Somerset county, South...
Opinion: Africa, Katowice and ...

Opinion: Africa, Katowice and Climate Equity: The Dragon that Will Not Be Slayed!

Thursday, January 10, 2019
In Katowice, the dismissal of science as an afterthought was a chilling reminder that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 1.5oC...
Opinion:  Freedom of the Press...

Opinion: Freedom of the Press Under President Adama Barrow – August 2018

Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Three incidents worth highlighting are the separate arrests of journalists Baboucarr Nani Sey, Pa Modou Bojang and the seizing of GRTS camera...

Opinion Embarking on a New Voyage of China-Gambia Friendship

Friday, January 04, 2019
(By H.E. MA Jianchun, Chinese Ambassador to The Gambia) Happy new year! January is a season of hustle and bustle for the smiling coast of Africa....

Opinion: A PROPOSAL FOR THE CREATION OF A NORTH CENTRAL REGION (NCR) IN THE GAMBIA

Friday, January 04, 2019
A Proposal to Constitution Review Commission (CRC) of The Gambia December 31, 2018 1. INTRODUCTION The Gambia is the smallest country on...
Opinion: The Supplementary Bil...

Opinion: The Supplementary Bill: What next for Gambia’s economy? Retrogressive or Progressive?

Monday, December 24, 2018
The contentious Supplementary Bill presented by the Gambia’s Finance and Economic Affairs minister, Mambury Njie has been approved by Deputies at the...
Opinion: ALL-AGED OCCUPANTS OF...

Opinion: ALL-AGED OCCUPANTS OF PUBLIC OFFICES MUST GO BY ALHAJI NGAING DEMBA THOMAS

Thursday, December 20, 2018
The fulfillment of the aspiration of the younger generation should be the top priority of the members of the older generation on whom it is incumbent...
Appreciate Dr. Li Jianmin,  a ...

Appreciate Dr. Li Jianmin, a member of China Medical Team

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Dear Sir/Madam, I’m very happy to write this letter to you. My name is Algasim Sowe, and, I am from Gambia. I am a very good friend of Dr Li...
Tribute:Jali Alagie Mbye, Gamb...

Tribute:Jali Alagie Mbye, Gambian master Korist, historian and cultural ambassador

Thursday, December 13, 2018
The demise yesterday, December 12, of Alagie Mbye has robbed our country of a powerful voice of culture, history and tradition, and left a void which...
A Letter to Mr. President

A Letter to Mr. President

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Mr. President, I am writing you this letter as a concerned citizen and do hope you will read and take the expressed content into consideration as...

Saikou Jammeh got it wrong

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Dear editor, I read an article authored by GPU Secretary General,Saikou Jammeh, entitled: “The Gambia: towards a one-stop media regulator” which...
Opinion: The Gambia: towards a...

Opinion: The Gambia: towards a one-stop media regulator

Monday, December 10, 2018
The Point was not on point. Two girls, raped and sexually molested, were in the pages of the newspaper. This breach was gross - ethically and...
FEATURE:Supremely Talented and...

FEATURE:Supremely Talented and Refreshing Bright Stars Entertainment Oozes a Bright Spark for Gambia’s Creative Arts Sector

Thursday, November 22, 2018
The quartet of Bu Garta B, Bu Guda B, Kujalify and Papa Jerryon Saturday November 17, 2018 cemented their name in the annals of The Gambia’s creative...
Tribute: Inna LilahiWa Inna El...

Tribute: Inna LilahiWa Inna ElaihiRaajiHoun. May Allah SWT Grant PapaSerign Muhammadou Kabir KahJannatulFridaus

Thursday, November 22, 2018
We Convey our Condolences to The Gambia, SeneGambia, the Diaspora and Beyond! This is indeed an extremely sad day for me and the entire Mam Mass...
Opinion: Society: Not just a d...

Opinion: Society: Not just a degree

Thursday, November 08, 2018
I am a 23 year old young man by the name Ebou. I was born in an extended family setting.My father has three wives and ten children.I am the fourth...

The Point The odd one

Thursday, November 01, 2018
I am Fatima, a young Gambian lady born into a conservative muslim family. Did I mention a strict practicing Muslim family? I live with my parents and...

NGO forum opens ahead Of 63rd Ordinary Session

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
The Continental platform for Non-governmental Orgnisations (NGOs), Civil Society Organisations and other rights related activist otherwise called...

What is wrong?

Friday, October 19, 2018
In 2014, I sent out a message via facebook about the red timber business but it was ignored by people, certainly because of the big money earned from...

The Developer: Household Long Record in Designing

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
We introduce to you a new weekly column call The Developer. This is your weekly pillar that brings to you issues relating to news and developments...

My take on the current political situation in The Gambia

Friday, August 03, 2018
Dear Editor, I wish to thank you for having provided me and many others with space in your widely read paper to reach out to your readership. I...
To The Late Aja Fatou Asombie ...

To The Late Aja Fatou Asombie Bojang: Adieu - ‘Emitei Chaami’

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
A wonderful mother, the late Aja Fatou Asombie Bojang, was the very embodiment of love, magnanimity and compassion. News of her passing brought to me...
BIBLICAL REFLECTIONS  GOD’S WA...

BIBLICAL REFLECTIONS GOD’S WAYS AND THOUGHTS

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Speaking through His prophet Isaiah, God made it crystal clear that He does not do things the way humans do, nor does He think or perceive things the...

Personnel is Policy: Bad Choices at Ministries of Agriculture and Tourism. Dr. Ousman Gajigo

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
When the Barrow government was preparing to take power, they made a major announcement that key ministerial posts would be given to technocrats. This...
Open Letter to President Barro...

Open Letter to President Barrow JUSTICE FOR THE FARABA VICTIMS NOW!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Dear Mr. President, When you appointed me Executive Secretary of the TRRC back in late January 2018, my understanding was that your government was...
Chinese State Councilor and Fo...

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi: “Shanghai Spirit” is highlighted at the Qingdao Summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

Monday, June 18, 2018
On June 10, 2018, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi gave an interview to the media in Qingdao, introducing the outcomes of the Shanghai...

CHILDREN AND THE LAW JUVENILE JUSTICE IN THE GAMBIA: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES

Friday, March 09, 2018
Justice will not be served if we maintained our exclusive focus on the questions that drive our current justice systems: what laws have been broken?...
OPINION: Consumer Welfare in T...

OPINION: Consumer Welfare in The Gambia

Wednesday, March 07, 2018
The above subject is of great concern to me over the years and am glad that you allow me space in your widely read news paper to publish this...
“Time to bust the myths about ...

“Time to bust the myths about Turkey. Europe couldn’t do without us”,

Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Urban myths have crept into European public debates about Turkey. Every now and then, one has to pause and deflate a few of them. Let me do so on...
FEATURE: Infertility stigmatiz...

FEATURE: Infertility stigmatization: Gambian perspective

Tuesday, March 06, 2018
The way a marriage ceremony is celebrated in Gambian society is overwhelming. Relatives gather and ululate for the new bride who is a symbol of...
Tribute to a wonderful husband...

Tribute to a wonderful husband and father

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Abdou M.C. Jallow, today 15th February 2018 marks two years since your golden heart stopped beating, your hardworking hands at rest. It broke our...
Tribute to Modou Sanyang

Tribute to Modou Sanyang

Thursday, February 01, 2018
Modou, I first met you at the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court. You were working for “The Point” newspaper as a court reporter. I was also writing for the...

Tribute to the late Sam H.M. Jones (1923 -2017) Friend, Teacher and Mentor

Thursday, February 01, 2018
Delivered at thanksgiving service, St. Mary’s Cathedral Church,30th January 2018 On the morning of Christmas Day 2017, I received the shocking...

FEATURE: How Global Journalists Get Together for Freedom of Media and Peace Journalism

Thursday, January 18, 2018
To journalists, the year 2017 represents the misfortune of journalism. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) says at least 81 reporters...

WORK AND IMPACT OF LEGAL AID IN THE GAMBIA

Friday, January 05, 2018
The National Agency for Legal Aid (NALA) was established by an Act of the National Assembly (Legal Aid Act, 2008) and was formally launched in...

ACCESS TO JUSTICE THROUGH THE PROVISION OF LEGAL AID

Friday, January 05, 2018
Many ordinary Gambians will tell you that when they or any of their family members, relatives or friends need legal assistance in whichever form, the...
Feature: Introducing Dr. Assan...

Feature: Introducing Dr. Assan Jallow, The First Gambian to bags the awards of chartered Economist from the Global Academy of Finance and Managment - GAFM

Friday, January 05, 2018
The Global Academy of Finance and Management (GAFM) has recently licensed and admitted Dr. Assan Jallow as a certified and Chartered Economist (ChE)....

OPINION: Gambia on a roll

Wednesday, January 03, 2018
In a recent “Letter from Africa” column for the BBC’s Africa service, veteran Ghanaian journalist and former government minister Elizabeth Ohene...
Essential Legal Aid and Access...

Essential Legal Aid and Access to Justice in The Gambia

Friday, December 29, 2017
Mr. Charles Thomas is acting executive secretary of National Agency for Legal Aid (NALA). It was in the context of the various on-going national...

OPINION: THE ROLE OF PREVENTIVE DIPLOMACY DURING THE POLITICAL IMPASSE IN THE GAMBIA.

Thursday, December 07, 2017
The idea of preventive diplomacy has captivated the United Nations ever since it was first articulated by Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld nearly...

OPINION: Fault Lines – Building A Secular State

Thursday, November 02, 2017
Disclaimer – Religion has never been an issue of major contention or divide among the people of The Gambia and any politician, past or present, who...
OPINION: Hon. Halifa Sallah is...

OPINION: Hon. Halifa Sallah is a true statesman and no amount of criticisms can denied him his statesmanship

Thursday, November 02, 2017
My lecturer at the University of The Gambia once said “Most Gambians listens to respond, but not listen to comprehend.” This however, is clearly...

OPINION: Freedom of Speech vs. Peace

Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Freedom of speech - is enshrined in our constitution, by virtue of Section 25. This right these days is very much in the news. The answer is...

OPINION: Democracy is a state of mind

Wednesday, November 01, 2017
A recent BBC Newshour Extra program hosted a panel that discussed the question, “Is Democracy working for Africa?” This question is as old as African...

OPINION: STATEMENT from Pa Njie Girigara, a citizen of the Gambia.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
I Pa Njie Girigara hereby declare and say as follows; That we the majority of Gambians fought very hard to remove from office the regime of a...
OPINION: A LETTER TO MY EMPLOY...

OPINION: A LETTER TO MY EMPLOYER

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
To: My Employer Somewhere in The Gambia Mr. Morro Krubally Somewhere in The Gambia The Gambia October 14, 2017 RE: UNSUBSCRIBE TO THE...
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