Lamin Kaba Bajo – Jammeh’s “Best” Friend

By Sana Sarr I see a few calling former APRC council member, Lamin Kaba Bajo, negligent in investigating crimes committed when he was Minister of Interior. Some are...

The Gambia Armed Forces Agriculture Project Must be Stopped!

The announcement by State House on April 8 that the Gambia Armed Forces intends to embark on a large-scale agricultural production in partnership with an American company...

Open Letter to President Adama Barrow: Show political will and act on the OCCRP...

Your Excellency, Mr President: the Right 2 Know Coalition-Gambia extends its greetings and compliments to you and your entire government. We write in the true spirit of...

Ousainou Darboe is Constitutionally Barred from Contesting Future Presidential Elections as Candidate under the...

By Bubacarr Drammeh The dismissal of Hon. Ousainou Darboe, the Secretary General of the United Democratic Party (UDP), was destined to happen. There has been tensions between the...

Barrow and Darboe

If you are confused and angry about Brexit, then why you don’t try Gambian politics instead? The power struggle between President Barrow and his former deputy Lawyer...

The other side

With all honesty Barrow did his best with his UDP family. We all saw how posts were divvied up in 2017. He willingly or unwillingly left out...

First Dispatch from The Gambia: “The Fierce Urgency of Now”

First Dispatch from The Gambia: “The Fierce Urgency of Now” A Country Longing For a Better Moses, For a Better Mandela, and For a Better Polity My last...

Zeroes And Heroes-TRRC Witness Awards

By Sana Sarr We have gone through 2 sessions of sittings for the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission. The testimonies have brought us some truth and some lies,...

Is UDP to be Blamed for Barrow turning into an Inept ‘Political Animal’

The Gambia has been dealt with a heavy hand in the arena of leadership. After a feckless, corrupt 30-year rule of President Jawara, under the patronage of...

A Nation En-route to discovering truth and justice; but some want it quick and...

The argument that there is no shortcut to justice is valid but it has been challenged by those critics of ‘plea bargaining’ who see the practice as...

Major Misstep at the TRRC – Beautiful yet Wrong!

By Sana Sarr Prior to the beginning of sittings, there was much skepticism about the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC). Was it a good idea for our...

‘A Date with Destiny’ by Demba Ali Jawo

Book Review  Launching Ceremony Saturday 23 March 2019, Paradise Suites Hotel, Kololi By: Madi Jobarteh   Salutations   It is said that a person, in writing about himself or herself, writes about his...

Gambia at crossroads?

Hmm 🤔. Don’t think so. it could be a mirage. I remember OJ Garmeh Jallow being let go, NO crossroads! Tambajang Jallow, Same fate, NO crossroads! Super...

The Honourable Ya Kumba Jaiteh and the Imperative of Executive Adherence to Legality

By Lamin J. Darbo With mounting interest I follow the debate on whether there is authorisation under the 1997 Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia (“the Constitution”)...

On the Paradox of Self-Regulation: Letter to the Minister of Information

Honourable Minister, I am not a fan of Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz. In fact, in the clash of the titans between him and then IMF Research Chief, ...

Call it Self-Sabotage: How Gambian Journalists are Jeopardising their own Freedom

Call it the absurdity of the year! The Gambia’s press corps has been yearning for freedom of operation for decades and one would only assume that once...

Bold Barrow’s Sacking of Dinosaur Darboe Signal’s Putting Country Before Party

It all had the ring of a soviet coup, political machinations of the Politburo, the death hand of courter comitas and perfect plot of backroom operators. If...

The Masses Are The Most Reliable Protection And Power Behind Our Revolution: Not GNA,...

By: Ousainou Mbenga From the Gambian front of the African revolution, we want to inform President Adama Barrow that his braggadocious claim of being more powerful than Jammeh...

The Recent Supreme Court of the Gambia (SCoTG) Interim Ruling: A Dreadful Judicial Precedent

By Pa Louis Sambou     Sunday, 17thMarch 2019     Since the coining of the phrase ‘New Gambia’ and its widespread use to reference this post Jammeh era, one could be...

Shock as GPU president assaults fellow journalist

By Molefa Touray Thousands of viewers at home and abroad were thrown into a major shock when Sheriff Junior, the president of Gambia Press Union verbally assaulted Lamin...

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