We Need A Cabinet With Integrity!

By: Madi Jobarteh In the swearing ceremony of the new Cabinet members, both the President and Vice President made very good speeches. They condemned corruption and malfeasance and...

“We Now Have Two Insurrectionists As Speaker And Deputy” – Sidi Sanneh Takes A...

By: Sidi Sanneh Speaker Fabakary T. Jatta is quoted as saying the reason African presidents are disinclined to relinquish power is because they are afraid of the payback...

“Although The Country Faces Economic Challenges: The Issues Confronting Gambians Are Purely Social In...

Gambian Economist, Nyang Njie has noted that although the country may face economic challenges like most other countries, the issues confronting the small West African country are...

Fabakary Tombong Jatta: The Undisputed King-Maker

By: Professor Abdoulaye Saine Though I do not care much for his politics, like him or loath him, I take my hat off for Fabakary Tombong Jatta. As...

OPINION EDITORIAL: Hello To The Gambia. Let’s Get To Work Together!

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By Sharon L. Cromer, Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of The Gambia Of all the times to arrive in The Gambia, I came at one...

Objection to the President’s National Assembly Nominations

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By all standards, these current nominations betray the reasons and rationale for presidential nominations. The norm that has guided the President in proposing nominations to the National...

National Assembly Election Postmortem

By: D. A. Jawo Gambians have spoken through their ballots by electing those they want to represent them in the National Assembly for the next five years. It...

“The President’s Speech Is Brilliant; It Is Now Time To Translate Those Words Into...

By: Christian Conteh Legal luminary M. Robertson Roberts has commended President Adama Barrow for delivering a speech he describes as brilliant but says the head of state must...

National Assembly Elections 2022: Low Turnout of Voters

By: Christian Conteh There is visibly a low turnout of voters in the 2022 National Assembly Elections here in The Gambia. This state of affairs was predicted by...

Re: Momodou Sabally — Let the People of Busumbala Decide, Man  

Author: Sulayman Njie, Ph.D.-Dallas, Texas When the ruling comes down, a great many people would either rejoice or be crestfallen, which would be expected, because, you see, the...

Meet The People Tour:  Another Abuse of Incumbency?

By: Amie Bojang-Sissoho: Director Press and Public Relations Allow me to take a close look at DA.  Jawo’s article, “Meet The People Tour:  Another abuse of incumbency?” was...

The Momodou Sabally National Assembly Nomination Saga: Sad but Lawful

By: Lamin J. Darbo He is a towering intellectual and first rate orator, served simultaneously as Secretary General and Minister of Presidential Affairs under His Excellency Sheikh Professor...

Condemnable Actions by Citizens

By: Madi Jobarteh The violent actions of these citizens should be investigated and those found stoning the police should be brought to book. Citizens must recognize and...

Chebbo Cham And the Utopian Quest for An Islamic Gambian State

By: Toney F Mendy  The comments of Chebbo Cham on The Standard News Paper that The Gambia should be an Islamic State are an expression of potent...

Ukraine-Russia Crisis Will Have Long Term Dramatic Effects On Gambian Consumers

By: Abdoulie Njie (Chairman KS Global Group) Russia is the world’s second-largest producer of natural gas and one of the world’s largest oil-producing nations, exporting 197.2 billion cubic...

The Police And The Central Bank Scandal, Ignore Their Press Release

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By: Madi Jobarteh The press release from the Police about the Central Bank scandal should be taken with a huge pinch of salt, if not a whole plate...

In Support of the Women’s Bill and Hon. Touma Njai

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By: Madi Jobarteh It is with sadness and disappointment to notice the many voices seeking to impugn the ongoing constitutional amendment process aimed at catering for more seats...

TRRC Report Details Inhumane and Degrading Treatment of Prisoners at Mile II

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The Gambia Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) Report has exposed how the Mile II detention facility was used by Former President Yahya Jammeh to inflict unfathomable...

Tribute to Ambassador Paschall, An Outstanding Diplomat with Deep and Genuine Love for The...

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Ambassador Carl Paschall II arrived in The Gambia in March 2019, taking over the baton from Ambassador Pat Alsup, an equally amazing Ambassador who oversaw the first...

The Unbroken Revolutionary of Banjul: Remembering Abdulai Aib Jobe

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By: Alieu Bah To eulogize a certain breed of men is both hard and easy. Hard because they defy the categories imposed on the living and their exploits....