‘Disappointing appointments:’ Basidia M Drammeh’s take on Barrow’s Thursday hiring and firing

President Adama Barrow’s decision and timing to effect a minor Cabinet reshuffle, which saw the appointment of Sheikh Omar Faye as Defense minister and the firing and...

On the P.R. Woes at State House: All the President’s Men

Facebook has a weird way of waking up sleeping dogs; and I found one moment this morning. After a few days of critiquing the Public Relations team...

LAMIN NJIE: African leaders are champions in pressing the self-destruct button but it will...

December is three months away and already the polity is heating up. I honestly do not know how it will all pan out.I still stand by what...

GPA and The Gambia Police Force Should be Investigated

By Madi JobartehFatu Network. Kerr Fatou. Harona. EyeAfrica TV. The Trumpet. The Chronicle. Foroyaa. The Point. Standard. The Voice. GRTS. Gambia Daily. West Coast Radio. Star FM....

Why We Should Focus on Our Political Parties

How come The Gambia Ports Authority would have the audacity to spend one butut of our money to build a police station? GPA has no mandate to...

Baa Tambadou And The Junglers – Court-Martial vs. Civilian Trial

Court-martial is governed by military law and meant to prosecute military personnel if they are found to have committed an offense contrary to military law while in...

On the Consequences of Fiscal Profligacy: Drama at the National Assembly

What happened in the chambers of our National Assembly last week was worthy of the box office. Our finance Minister appeared on set for an extraordinary session...

Reaction to the Recommendation to Release the ‘Junglers’ Killers – Part II

In the Attorney General’s attempt to rationalize the recommendation to release confessed killers to the society, he gave the victims and Gambians a false choice between on...

My Take on AG Tambadou’s Decision to Release the Jungulars

After carefully considering all the facts, I agree with the AG. Going against the grain, and finding yourself on the opposite end with the people whose cause you...

With Pain, I Agree with Minister Tambadou To Release Junglers

Let me go straight to the point: TRRC was set up simply because we endured an autocratic rule which was notorious for massive violations of human rights....

Sidia Jatta’s resistance against bad legislation under Jammeh: the Indemnity Act

By Kemeseng Sanneh and Sulayman Bokar BahOne would expect that central to the role of a National Assembly in this 21st century is to make progressive laws...

Reaction to the Recommendation to Release the ‘Junglers’ Killers

I encourage the Victims Centre that was invoked by the Attorney General in order to take cover for this unpopular and wrongheaded decision to seek legal advice...

Why Citizens Should Monitor and Hold the State Accountable

Why do you think there is so much poverty in the Gambia? Why do you think there was a group called Junglers under Yaya Jammeh? Why do...

Do Not Allow Anyone to Hoodwink You! Protest is Not Violence

The Gambia Constitution was approved in a referendum in 1996 and came into force in 1997. In that Constitution it is categorically stated that each and every...

Appreciate and Respect the Police but Hold Them Accountable

Let me repeat, the vast majority of the citizens of the Gambia appreciate and respect the men and women of the Gambia Police Force. I am sure...

On the Demise of a Legend: a Eulogy

And so my first encounter with the man Peter Bonu Johnson, was through the enchanting commentaries of Radio Gambia legends like Bora Mbodge and Malick Jones. On...

Men with Arms in Public without Uniforms threatens National Security

The presence of men armed with AK47 rifles with no uniforms on our streets is indeed a new threat to national security in case the Director General...

On the demise of a legend: a eulogy

And so my first encounter with the man Peter Bonu Johnson, was through the enchanting commentaries of Radio Gambia legends like Bora Mbodge and Malick Jones. On...

The Meaning of #OccupyBAC

It is important that Gambians remind ourselves that after all this country is 49 years old today since we gained Independent in 1970. In 2016 the Gambia...

PRESS RELEASE: United States Welcomes TRRC Revelations on Disappearances of Two American Citizens

This week, testimony in The Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) provided details surrounding the direct involvement of former President Jammeh in the disappearance of American...