The Gambia: President Barrow’s political rhetoric may undermine the Security Sector Reform process

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Since assuming office in January 2017, President Barrow has initiated wide-ranging institutional reforms posed to restore Gambia’s image as the human rights capital of Africa. A key...

As Nigeria’s Buhari 74 Declares his Intention to Run , Gambia Waits for Barrow...

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The news has just emerged; that Nigeria’s 74 year old president will be seeking a second term in office. He has held his cards to his chest...

Why it’s still important to get vaccinated against Covid-19

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By Gordon Jonathan Lewis, UNICEF The Gambia Representative The Ministry of Health is launching the fourth national vaccination campaign against Covid-19 on 9th May, and this represents...

KMC Inquiry – The First Shot of the Local Government Elections Campaign

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By: D. A. Jawo It appears that the first shot has been fired for the campaign for the forthcoming Local Government elections, with the Barrow administration targeting the...

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,...

KEBBA NANKO – OPINION: President Barrow should sue Three Years Jotna movement to court

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I want to congratulate the 3yrs Jotna movement for organizing a protest that was well coordinated and peaceful. The government and the security acted professionally and lawfully...

Re: Examining a potential class-action civil case arising after toxic cough syrups were given...

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__________ OPINION __________ A. Introduction On 05 October 2022, the World Health Organization (‘WHO’) issued a medical product alert which referred to four cough syrups found in The Gambia which...

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...

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,...

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....

Gambia’s Porosity to the Inflow of Untested Medications: Not for Health, for Wealth, but...

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By: Musa Touray Sandu Kuwonku For a country deeply enmeshed in economic hardship and struggling to propel its population to some millions, infant mortality is one of...

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...

Sir Dawda’s legacy sold by Gambia government

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Opinion By: Omar Malmo Sambou The already fragmented and isolated Monkey Park is set to be a neighbour to a state-of-art embassy after its initial destruction of a part...

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....

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...

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...

OPINION: ALHASSAN DARBOE: Barrow can be deposed in a mass uprising

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When Adama Barrow was declared the winner of 2016 elections, I was beside myself with joy. I called friends and neighbors from far and near to celebrate...

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...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT… The Poor Ferry Services Amount to Marginalization of the People of...

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HELLO MR PRESIDENT… The Poor Ferry Services Amount to Marginalization of the People of the North Bank region… As I have said before, the Gambia Ports Authority is the...

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...