On Dedicated Service and Jolly Camaraderie: Tribute to Ismaila Jarju (Part 1)

Ismaila, my brother, colleague and friend, News of your demise hit me like a thunderbolt in the morning. I am yet to recover from this shock after 3...

On Divine Blessings and Related Recondite Matters: Letter to my Brother (part 2)

Dibba Junior, my good brother, It was a great conversation we had last night as I sauntered around the precious beaches of Kololi and you, in the hoods...

Armored Riot Vehicle: Is Government More Interested in Suppressing Than Protecting Human Rights?

It is indeed very worrying that given the history and experience of the Gambia in terms of freedom of assembly that the Gambia Government could not think...

On Divine Blessings and Related Recondite Matters: Letter to my Brother (part 1)

I greet you my dear brother, Dibba Junior, on this blessed morning of the day of Eid we fondly call ‘Sunkari Saloe’ in Mandinka. Shall I not...

Abolish The Caste System! In a Republic There are No Low- or High-Class Citizens

By Madi Jobarteh Let me say upfront that feudalism and the caste system in any form should be criminalised and abolished by law in the Gambia if we...

Our National Currency Is Our Identity!

The Gambian dalasi, like any other national currency, is not only an economic and financial tool but it also represents a social, cultural and political identity of...

On the Army Rice Project: Letter to the CDS (Part 2)

My Dear brother and respected Commander, I send you greetings from Monrovia, the city of my sojourn for this blessed week of May, 27- 31, that happens to...

The GAP Is Wide

By Momodou Ndow To show the level of selfishness and hypocrisy that exists in The Gambia, especially amongst those looking to lead us, I will give you two...

On Ramadhan and Related Matters: Letter to my Friend (Part 2)

Rex, my good pal, Was it telepathy or teleportation? The fact that within 24 hours after I had finished the first part of my missive on the above...

Petition over the Arrest and Criminal Charge of 15 Citizens for Unlawful Assembly

Inspector General of Police The Gambia Police Force Police Headquarters Banjul   Dear Sir,                                                                                                          20 May 2019   Petition over the Arrest and Criminal Charge of 15 Citizens for Unlawful Assembly   It is with grave...

The Minister of Interior and the IGP Must be Held Accountable for Kanilai Shooting

At the outset I demand that the Minister of Interior, the Inspector General of Police and the responsible officers at Kanilai checkpoint to resign or be sacked...

Development Politics – The Bensouda Model, my take

Yes, you might not agree with me on this, but it worth the time and energy to mirror on. It was in the late part of 2018...

On the Consequences of Fiscal Profligacy: Letter to the Finance Minister

Honourbale Minister and my dear brother, I greet you with the salutation of Peace “Salam” in this holy month of Ramadan. I penned my first missive addressed to you...

Keeping them Honest and Accountable: 20 Key Promises of Coalition Manifesto 2016

Here are 20 Key Highlights of the Promises contained in the Coalition Manifesto 2016. It is this Manifesto that Candidate Adama Barrow backed by Seven Coalition Political...

The OIC Debacle

By Basidia M Drammeh Former President Yahya Jammeh has staunchly lobbied for the Gambia to host the 2019 OIC summit and eventually succeeded in his bid. However, Jammeh’s...

UDP Needs a Better Spokesperson !

Who was Almamy, the spokesperson of UDP shouting at when he pieced together a badly written press release distancing UDP from anti- Barrow demonstrations? It is so...

Supporters Call on Barrow to Create Structures… But Will He Really Run in 2021?

By Momodou Justice Darboe Barely three years ahead of presidential elections in The Gambia, President Adama Barrow has been enjoined upon to facilitate the creation of grassroots structures....

Gambia. Vanishing Oil. Take A Pause Don’t Fall For That Okedoki

Nov 8th 2017, official reports from FAR indicated that Gambian oil is as elusive as the “Jinnehs” in the Gambian mainland. In simple language, oil is nowhere...

The President and His Vice President are Sowing the Seeds of Dictatorship in Our...

The Constitution of the Gambia states that the sovereignty of the Gambia resides in the people of the Gambia and from whom all organs of the Government...

TRIBUTE TO MY MOTHER – AJARATOU FATMATTA CAMARA (YABOI)

This is not a biography about my mother.  It is just an attempt by a son to put on record an account of a remarkable woman so...

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