Don’t Break Our Hearts Mr. President

By Sheriff Kora Leading up to The Gambia’s 2016 general elections, the agreement between the coalition parties was that the flag bearer and elected president of the coalition...

José Mourinho sacked by Manchester United after defeat at Liverpool

Manchester United have sacked José Mourinho following Sunday’s defeat at Liverpool, ending a tenure that began in May 2016. A poor start to the Premier League season has...

Nigerian military calls for Amnesty International ban

Nigeria's army has called for the closure of Amnesty International's operations in the country. In a report on Monday, the human rights group said at least 3,641 people...

Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary: Kabila’s choice for DR Congo president

President Joseph Kabila's preferred successor, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, has a fearsome reputation in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The question is whether Mr Shadary can convert that into...

HISTORY IS MADE IN SIERRA LEONE, AS FIRST LADIES JOIN PROTEST

The Office Of The First Lady, in collaboration with The Ministry of Gender and social welfare staged a peaceful protest against sexual violence on Sat 15th Dec....

Donors Pledge $14.6 Billion Towards President Sall’s 2035 PSE Blue Print

The work of the Paris Consultative Group that took place in Paris on December 17th 2018 concluded with a sweeping win for Senegal, with donors pledging $14.6...

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

Honourable Minister, It has been a couple of days since I wrote to you seeking answers to a few questions regarding the prudence (or the lack thereof) of...

The Meaning of the National Assembly Rejection of the Supplementary Bill

The Constitution allows the Government to seek more money from the Parliament if the budget provided for that year cannot meet expenses simply because of the emergence...

Le Sénégal au Cœur Review

December 11, 2018 On his 57th birthday, His Excellency Mr. Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal today presents his book, "Le Sénégal au Cœur" to the press...

2019 Budget = Budget of Shame

The 2019 budget of the Barrow Government indeed leaves one wondering if this government really understands what kind of society it has inherited, what conditions of life...

Old People Occupying Public Offices Will Undermine Agenda 2063 & The African Youth Charter!

Readers could recall that in July 2006, the Summit of Heads of State and Government adopted the African Youth Charter at their Summit in Banjul, The Gambia....

On the Economy: My Reactions on the Proposed 50% Salary Increase for Civil Servants

By: Dr. Assan Jallow   I am left worried and concerned having heard the proposed submission made by the Hon. Minister of Finance before deputies at the National Assembly...

Commending UDP for Positive Steps and Asking for More!

Knowing the role and importance of political parties in a multiparty democracy it is therefore no easy decision that the largest political party in the Gambia has...

President Bio Engages El Sewedy Electrometer Company, Promises Conducive Environment for Investments in Sierra...

His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has engaged a high-level delegation from the Egyptian energy producing company, El Sewedy Electrometer, where he promised to provide the conducive...

On Respecting our Roots and Giving Back to our Communities

Bakary my good brother, I hail you on this bright Saturday morning as I take a ride towards your home town, Chaku Bantang! You are one of my many...

TEN (10) TYPES OF POLITICAL SUPPORTERS IN THE GAMBIA.

I have learned to understand WHY many people still support some politicians today, irrespective of what other people have say to about them, particularly the Negative sides...

Road accidents biggest killer of young people – WHO

Road injuries are now the biggest killer of children and young adults worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The organisation published figures that also reveal Africa...

A Letter to Mr. President

Mr. President,   I am writing you this letter as a concerned citizen and do hope you will read and take the expressed content into consideration as an advice...

On Leadership: Lessons from ST, Brikama Boyo

Alex, my good friend, it has been a while since I last penned you a missive. But that is partly due to the fact that the last...

MISOGYNISTIC GAMBIAN MEN, WHO ARE YOU TO CONDEMN A WOMAN WHO WANTS TO RUN...

Facts first, the constitution empowers every citizens to elect and be elected irrespective of their gender, profession, ethnicity, religion etc. Yesterday i wrote an article on Freedom Newspaper...

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