HAS GAMBIA DECIDED?

 Last week, I wrote a piece which I called Innocent Questions. In it, I asked, #HasBarrowDecided? But today, I will ask #HaveGambiansDecided? This question is still bugging...

Unraveling the Shithole of Donald Trump!

The comment by Donald Trump that Africa and Haiti are shitholes is utterly untrue even when viewed in terms of the level of human development on the...

Statement by the Ministry of Justice on Recent Events at The Janneh Commission

The Ministry of Justice notes the concerns expressed in some quarters regarding the removal of Mr Alhaji Kurang as Secretary to the Janneh Commission. The Ministry had...

MY TAKE ON OUSAINOU MBENGA’S INSINCERE TANTRUM

Comrade Ousainou Mbenga, I'd read your piece 'From Jammeh to Barrow: Opposite Poles of The Same Deception' and my deduction is that it isn't anywhere near a...

Press Union President Appeals To Gov’t To Repeal Draconian Media Laws

 By Arfang M.S. CamaraThe President of the Gambia Press Union (GPU), Emil Touray has called on the new government to repeal or change the draconian media laws...

The Gambia: subverting the Constitution and putting a price on democracy


On the surface, the looming opposition presidential contest fee hike, and its affordability or lack thereof, may seem like a benign money matter, but it is far...

Gambia To Use Paper Ballots By Next Elections

The Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), Alieu Momarr Njai has said that the country would move from marbles to paper ballots by next elections.Chairman Njai...

IEC BOSS SAYS HE WAS A TARGET FOR LETHAL INJECTION

The chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission has revealed more details which spurred him into fleeing to Senegal after he refused to tweak the results in favour...

Free Bubacarr Badgie and Investigate the NIA!

 The arbitrary arrest of the NIA Legal Adviser Bubacarr Badgie apparently on the orders of the Director General of the NIA Ousman Sowe on Friday June 9...

As our nation is saddled with dizzying arrays of evolving difficulties, the regime leaders...

 In an election year as contentious as this one, it is refreshing to see our seasoned politicians who have been tried-and-tested, able to exercise judgment of the...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

 Lately, a lot of chit chat aimed to malign you and your rainbow government has gone under the bridge. Many have and will continue to be tough...

Calling on IEC to Investigate Mama Kandeh and GDC Financial dealings

 Dear Editor,This rejoiner follows on the footsteps of an interview Omar Batchilly, a former executive member of GDC political party had with an online publication pertaining to...

Please Don’t Die for Jammeh (by Baba Galleh Jallow)

Dear CDS Badjie and members of the Gambia Armed Forces, Just over a week ago on December 14, 2016 we wrote an open letter asking you to find...

President Barrow urges ECOWAS to send strong message against terrorism

State House, Banjul, 31 July, 2018President Adama Barrow has called on his colleague heads of state in ECOWAS and the East Africa Economic Community (ECCAS) to send...

‘The Publication Of False News Is Still A Criminal Offence In This Country’-Justice Minister

Justice Minister, Abubacarr Tambadou has told journalists on Tuesday at his office that the publication of false news is still a criminal offence in The Gambia. Tambadou...

Will a Coalition finally represent the last straw for Gambians to counterpunch this untenable...

 Contrary to the chorus of denials, what or if any particular event will finally represent the last straw, that will finally sink the APRC regime in the...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

 To Be Seen To Be Doing Something....In the previous dispensation, there used to be aloof obliviousness from the ruling government so much so that people stopped expecting...

As Pristine Consulting Ready Legal Proceedings Against The Gambia Government, European Investigators Continue To...

To the casual observer, the recent contractual tussle involving the government of The Gambia, Semlex and Pristine Consulting, may seem just another spilled-over fiasco with origins from...

Foreign Minister Tangara receives congratulations from EU Ambassador Lajos

The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia, Dr Mamadou Tangara, Friday August 17th, 2018 received the Ambassador...

The Gambia – A hasty ban on the use of plastics?

The Gambian authorities have made good their promise to ban the importation, manufacture and use of all plastic bags (without any exception) with effect from 1st July....