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....

U.S. Midterm Elections: The Phenomenon of Midterm Loss for Incumbents

By: Sarjo Brito, U.S Midterm Elections 2022 Virtual Reporting Tour Participant One year after the Biden Administration took office, Americans will be heading to the polls on November...

Gambia’s Bakary Papa Gassama to Officiate Today’s Semi-Final Clash Between Egypt and Cameroon

5 things about Bakary Papa Gassama that should delight every Gambian and inspire every football referee on the smiling coast  Gambia’s Bakary Gassama is set to officiate today’s...

Democracy in Peril, Civil Liberties Under Attack: Sub-Saharan Africa Shows No Significant Improvement on...

By: Christian Conteh According to Afrobarometer’s latest surveys, a majority of people across the region think corruption is on the rise, while simultaneously expressing dissatisfaction with the way democracy...

Diabetes: The “Ticking Time Bomb” for Africa! Are we sitting on it?

By: Dr. Manal Ghazzzawi Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a global health catastrophe that affects how the body processes sugar due to either lack of the hormone insulin or...

Will Yahya Jammeh Be Tried By An African Court?

The Gambia’s judiciary is officially calling for former head of state Yahya Jammeh to be prosecuted. It is now up to his successor, Adama Barrow, who has...

5 Reasons to be Excited about Gambia @ Afcon 2021

By Famara Fofana As the Gambia readies itself to face West African neighbours Mauritania in Wednesday’s Group F clash which will mark our first ever Africa Cup of...

Watch Night Day

By: Momodou Ndow I have no idea how many of you remember Watch Night Day? But I remember it vividly, and I have a story to tell. Watch Night...

Between DA Jawo and Dr. Cernu Barry on Tribal Politics

Madi Jobarteh From the outset, I must commend DA Jawo for his apt article, ‘A Piece of Advice to President-Elect Barrow’ in which he raised pertinent issues that...

A Piece of Advice to President-elect Barrow

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By D. A. Jawo Now that President-elect Adama Barrow has received a strong mandate from Gambians to rule this country for another five years, everyone is anxiously waiting...

Barrow and Darboe Owe Gambians Peace and Development

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By Christian Conteh President Adama Barrow and opposition strongman Ousainou Darboe both owe Gambians peace and development. Yes, you heard me right! both the ruling National People’s Party (NPP)...

Darboe tired of losing yet….?

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By Capt. Ebou Jallo  31 December 2021 A Presidential election is like a metaphoric psycho-social barometer of our lifeworld.  It measures our collective emotional state, collective actions, exuberance,...

Dr. Ceesay’s Interview on The Fatu Network: I call BS!

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Sana Sarr (USA) Yesterday, I came across a video of Citizens’ Alliance’s (CA) Dr. Ismaila Ceesay’s interview with The Fatu Network from December 29, 2021. Apparently, Ceesay had...

The mammoth task ahead of the President-elect

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By Basidia M Drammeh Now that the dust has settled following the Gambia Supreme Court’s landmark verdict to strike out the petition filed by the Opposition United Democratic...

The Gambia’s Nelson Mandela or Donald Trump? It’s Time for Lawyer Darboe and the...

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By Sana Sarr, USA The Supreme Court has dismissed the UDP’s election petition. Since Supreme Court decisions are final and cannot be appealed, Lawyer Darboe needs to make...

LAMIN NJIE: May Allah bless Darboe for his service to his nation. He can...

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Perhaps it’s now time for father and son to take each other back. There is no need for ill feeling after all. The 2021 presidential election has come...

After The Court Case; Time For Genuine Reconciliation

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By DA Jawo Congratulations to President-elect Adama Barrow for being indirectly confirmed by the Supreme Court as winner of the presidential elections, and hard luck to Ousainou Darboe...