LAMIN NJIE: We Should Stop the Hypocrisy and Come to the Aid of People...

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By Lamin Njie I will put this plainly: Gambians are funny. One moment they’re straight-thinking, another moment they’re blinkered. It’s something I’ve become used to now. It’s been Nogoi...

Has our National Assembly failed to meet basic expectations?

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By Zakaria Kemo Konteh 'Rubber Stamp' National Assembly was among the most common phrases used by activists to describe Members of the National Assembly during Yahya Jammeh's presidency....

Cries of Gambian youth must not be ignored

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By Basidia M Drammeh The demonstrations that swept the country’s two largest cities last Wednesday underpin a deep-seated crisis and mounting problems that continue to face our nation,...

How About We Restructure The Ministry of Tourism and Culture?

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By Yunus Hydara In this restructuring, the tourism sector would be put under the purview of Gambia Tourism Board and the ministry to become - Ministry Of National...

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...

Amie’s been in it all

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First, let me say this: I think Amie Bojang-Sissoho is doing a fine job as President Barrow’s press secretary. Here is a woman whose job it is...

THE NARCISSISTIC PERSONALITY DISORDER THAT IS YAHYA JAMMEH

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Alagi Yorro Jallow Part I Fatoumatta: I am reluctant to join any fireside chat on the Yahya Jammeh shame of Friday evening cultural phenomenon drama; we are addicted to...

Chasing After Titles: The “Honourable” That Everyone Is Becoming

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  By: Honourable Toney F Mendy In my observation, the chase for titles, the delight in being considered a "relevant stakeholder" whatever it means in our society today, have...

“Today Is An Opportunity To End ‘Barrowflation’ ” – Momodou Sabally Says

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By Momodou Sabally The embattled UDP Commando Momodou Sabally has taking a hit on President Barrow and his NPP again, this time calling on Gambians to vote for...

Examining The Orientation of Public Health Practice in The Gambia: Letter to my Lecturer

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Dear Mr Nget, 10 years ago this week, I was seated right in your classroom as a student at The Gambia College - School of Public Health...

President Barrow’s Fictive Commissions: Testing the Limits of Human Justice

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By Saul Njie What happens when a State must prosecute itself? What is one to do when the State - not some foreign forces - are the tools...

The Gambia: towards a one-stop media regulator

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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 legally....

Anxiety Grips New National Assembly

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By D. A. Jawo Many people are still trying to make sense of President Adama Barrow's choice of the five people that he nominated to the National Assembly,...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT… No Medicine in Our Hospitals…

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Health, it is said, is wealth. There is a cliche that says 'A healthy nation is a wealthy nation'. Thus, if any country wishes to develop, it...

And So We Voyage

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It’s been 625 days since President Barrow came to power. The man is a political VIP now. It’s remarkable really. His is that of a man who...

OPINION EDITORIAL: A Competition of Ideas

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By R. Carl Paschall, U.S. Ambassador to The Gambia For the first time in more than a generation, Gambians are presented with an intimidation-free election, having embraced the...

Over Land Allocation To Cabinet Ministers: Samsudeen Sarr Defends Lands Minister

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By Samsudeen Sarr It is crystal clear that there is a calculated and dishonest campaign perpetuated on social media by certain disgruntled elements but in particular by Mr....

Journalists Cannot Assume All the Blame for Failing to Report Government

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By Alagi Yorro Jallow Part 1 I despair of the way in which commentators, especially (with a few exceptions) our resident economists, are not prepared to decry the illusion...

Bring Back Our Lands! Sack and Prosecute Musa Drammeh

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By: Madi Jobarteh Minister of Lands Musa Drammeh must either be thinking that the Gambia is a 17th-century tiny fiefdom, or he is such a myopic person or...

Launch of TRRC a Huge Leap. Now to the Real Work

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I say congratulations to the government on the successful launch of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission. One of many promises President Barrow made during the campaign...