Senegambian Shenanigans: Letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Part 1)

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Honourable Minister and my Dear Brother, It has been a while since we last discussed any issue of importance. The last time we had a serious conversation was...

Consolidation of power

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    By Musa Jeng   It is indeed a very strategic move for most political parties to hunker down and try to consolidate power, in order to be able to...

I Ran for President in Cameroon. Here is What I Learnt

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By Akere T. Muna President Biya won disputed elections on 7 October amidst rising unrest in Cameroon LONDON, United Kingdom, November 14, 2018/ -- By Akere T. Muna On 6...

When MPs put their selfish interests first!

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By Basidia M Drammeh I am utterly disillusioned, disappointed and disheartened by Gambia’s National Assembly where the lawmakers have allocated themselves loans amounting to 54 million dalasis to...

Leaders Who Disgrace and Pull Africa Back

  On May 7, the French people elected Emmanuel Macron as their new president. Macron was born on 21 December 1977, which means he is only 39 years...

Will Pres. Barrow Salvage Himself or Not? That’s the Question before the President

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By: Madi Jobarteh It is not only dangerous for a President but also for a country to have widespread public disillusionment with his government! So far the level...

When greed shoots through the roof!

By Basidia M Drammeh As the nation reels from an agonizing and nightmarish natural disaster, certain members of Gambia’s business community are taking advantage of the calamity to...

KMC Mayoral Aspirants Reveal Plans for The Disabled (Video)

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By Omar Waly Candidates vying for the KMC Mayoral seat, Monday outlined their plans for disabled at a debate organized by The Independent Electoral Commission in collaboration with...

Gambian Blogger Becomes Amazon USA Bestseller

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Ebrima Sawaneh, a young Gambian blogger who recently published a book on professional examination tips has become an Amazon international bestseller. On his Facebook and Linkedin, Ebrima announced...

United States Sanctions Human Rights Abusers and Corrupt Actors Across the Globe

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DECEMBER 21, 2017 New Executive Order Implements Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, Provides for Treasury Sanctions Against Malign Actors Worldwide Washington – Today, the Trump Administration launched a new...

Writer Urges Barrow Administration To Close Down Bakoteh Dumpsite

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  Dear Editor, Please help extend this message to President Adama Barrow and his government;   The residents of Bakoteh and it's surrounding are suffering too much from the Bakoteh DUMP...

April 10 and 11 Massacre and the year 2000 Report That Never Got Released

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It has been eighteen years since Gambian students were massacred by the paramilitary. This incident is still fresh in the minds of many. Most people have forgotten...

Is Mambury Njie the Right Individual as the Minister of Finance?

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Dr. Ousman Gajigo In a major development, President Barrow reshuffled his cabinet a little while ago. While there is a lot to be said about all the new...

The “Suspected Lunatic Act” of 1942, Outdated Fails to Protect the Human Rights of...

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Alagi Yorro Jallow  Felije didn’t have a shirt on, revealing skin caked with so much dirt you could tell that the last time he probably had a bath...

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...

Meet The Pressure Group Determined to Shut Golden Lead

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Yesterday was the first meeting of The Gambia Environmental Movement. It was held at Commit House in Kotu. The renown activist and politician, Amadou Scattred Janneh chaired...

The Gambia: An Islamic Radical Group’s Haven for Recruitment

  My first blog, ever — Time for an Islamic, Cultural Renaissance in The Gambia? — asked a question that was, at that time, and still to date,...

To Honour and Celebrate Dawda Kairaba Jawara is to Uphold and Live by his...

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“It is only when people are at peace with themselves that they can share it with their neighbours. One can certainly not give what one doesn’t have....

Mama Kandeh and Adama Barrow: TELL US THE TRUTH!

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  In a democracy, politicians do not necessarily say or do the rights things when there is no risk or benefit to what they say or do. In...

Writer Urges Barrow Administration To Drop Charges Against Muntaga Sallah

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  Editor, We are in a new dispensation, where law and justice must and should guide our conduct. We have voted for not only a regime change but system...