MELVILLE ROBERTS: The UDP needs to rebrand and do away with all those showbiz...

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By Melville Robertson Roberts The UDP needs to rebrand and do away with all those showbiz lawyers claiming to be politicians. Simple logic would have been to file preliminary...

Open Letter to Attorney General and Justice Minister Honourable Dawda Jallow

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Dear Honorable Minister Dawda Jallow, I want to first make certain assertions before delivering my special message to you; that  I am not writing to you out of...

SAFFIYA JOOF – OPINION: Keep It Intact, Virgin Girls – Why men must be...

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We have to be careful of how we redeemed. To reaffirm our faith and lower our google lenses, the earth is wonderful with its virtuous moments and lessons....

TRIBUTE: The Late DCP Jabang Sonko Inspired Honesty, Humility, And Sincerity Among All Those...

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‘IT IS SAID THAT IT IS FROM DUST WE CAME AND UNTO DUST WE SHALL RETURN’ Late Deputy Commissioner of Police, Jabang Sonko has bowed to mother...

Democracy Lessons From The Smiling Coast Of West Africa

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By Dr Katim S Touray In December 2016, President Yahya Jammeh narrowly lost the presidential elections — a loss that shocked all Gambians, Jammeh included. In a hard-fought...

Enter Gambia: Impasse 2.0

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Gambia voted on December 4, 2021 hoping to see a new President on the morrow but more than two weeks later, we are yet to get a...

The Pros and Cons Of The Presidential Elections

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By D. A. Jawo The hottest political topic in this country today is the petition by the United Democratic Party (UDP) to the Supreme Court against the election...

Political Campaigns, Democracy and Secret Ballots

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By Capt. Ebou Jallo     Saturday, December 18, 2021 I would like to expand on a few ideas I expressed earlier during the week in a string of FaceBook...

LAMIN NJIE – OPINION: UDP has been busy on all fronts. From going to...

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UDP is looking really out-of-sorts following its brutal humbling by President Barrow 10 days ago. The party is having a bad day. It’s actually not a dream. UDP...

A Time For Work

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Katim S. Touray, Ph. D President Adama Barrow has an another opportunity to make history or, if he blows it, be consumed by it. In December 2011, presidential elections...

Dear Baba: Open Letter to Lawyer Ousainou Darboe

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By Sana Sarr I begin by thanking you for your invaluable service to our country and its people. In 1996, when the military took over, the PPP fled,...

Beyond 75: our promise to every child

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By Gordon Jonathan Lewis, UNICEF Gambia Representative Seventy-five years ago today, the world came together to create the UN children’s agency to support and secure the lives of...

How a Political Animal beats Two Lawyers like a Drum

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By Capt. Ebou Jallo    11 December, 2021 Aristotle once wrote that “man is by nature a political animal” and hence the German philosopher Hannah Arendt would later add...

Why elections cannot be cheated in the Gambia on Election Day?

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By Madi Jobarteh Given the storm that has arisen in the wake of the December 4 presidential polls, many people have reached out to me asking how elections...

LAMIN NJIE – Opinion: Essa Faal is not so popular after all. A dismal...

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Essa got a little over-confident when going into this. He thought his new-found fame that came by the grace of the TRRC would translate into votes. He...

President-elect Adama Barrow: The Political Enigma In Chief: The unexpected and Ingenious Strategy of...

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Alagi Yorro Jallow Part I Fatoumatta: The 2021 presidential elections have finally come and gone. The fever-pitched atmosphere that characterized and inundated the polity pre-election has been doused by...

International Human Rights Day 2021: Long Road for The Gambia

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Today marks International Human Rights Day dedicated to the promotion of human rights awareness and protection in celebration of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)....

Why UDP lost the 2021 presidential election

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By Dr Ebrima Ceesay Late Joseph Goebbels, chief propagandist for the Nazi Party, said something along these lines: repeating misinformation does not make it true, but it can...

Why did the Republicans (UDP) lose in the elections

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The UDP lost not because they aren't a commanding force but because they divorced the silent majority that they needed the most. The UDP lost not because they...

LAMIN NJIE – OPINION: If politics was religion, Halifa Sallah would be first to...

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The end has arrived for Halifa Sallah - he has announced he is retiring from representation. The PDOIS leader will not seek political office ever again. It’s actually...