Justice Ministry Announces Guidelines For The Selection & Appointment Of TRRC Commissioners

Following the enactment of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission Act 2017, the Ministry of Justice hereby publishes Guidelines for the Selection and Appointment of Commissioners to...

Government Vehicles…

There is no doubt that the number of government vehicles is just too large for a poor country like the Gambia. The amount of money spent on...

‘I will remove Barrow from power if…’

Veteran politician Dr Lamin Bolonding Bojang has said if President Adama Barrow becomes corrupt and wants to overstay in power, he will rejoin politics to remove him...

“Former Captain Ebou Jallow absconded with $3 Million Dollars,” Lamin Kaba Bajo Tells Commission

Captain Ebou Jallow, former Spokesman of the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council AFPRC Military Junta has been accused of stealing millions of US dollars from state funds...

Citizenship, ethnicity, democracy and politics

I was reading a book written by Mary Kingsley in 1899 about West Africa. I apologise in advance. She observed that we like talking things over without...

PEACE in The Gambia – Are We Where We Think We Are?

I am disheartened to see the recent ugly reports and footage of violence in Mankamang Kunda and Busumbala, The Gambia. Unsurprisingly, the online rhetoric has mostly been...

“Governments come and go, but the country remains” Youssou N’dour Tells Gambians

By Omar Wally Youssou N’Dour, one of Africa’s most famous singers has told Gambians that governments will always come and go, but the country remains. Youssou, a one-time politician...

Gambia: Jungler Escapes Arrest

Lieutenant Colonel Solo Bojang, a former military commander of the Kanilai Battalion and a close aide of former President Yahya Jammeh has allegedly escaped after an arrest...

I Thought Solo was in a Coma-Witness

By Fatou Sowe Baboucarr Njie a photographer and the 7th prosecution witness in the Solo Sandeng murder trial has told the high court in Banjul, presided over by...

The Security Situation Needs Attention…

The current security situation in the country needs urgent attention. There have been a series of incidents which have portrayed your government as one lacking either the...

A CASE FOR JUSTICE IN THE ‘NEW’ GAMBIA (PART 2): The Military’s Betrayal &...

By Jamal Drammeh How can a standing army harbor an illegal hit squad for arbitrary executions within its ranks? We cannot indict Jammeh and his ‘Junglers’ without holding to...

KM: Two UDP mayoral aspirants form coalition

By Alieu Ceesay Mustapha Touray and Musa Jammeh, both aspirants for the 2018 Mayoral election under the UDP party have formed a Coalition to rally support behind Mustapha...

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...

Former Magistrate Is New Chief Of Kombo North District

Momodou LK Bojang former magistrate at the Kanifing court was inaugurated on Friday, January 12 as the new chief of Kombo North District. Bojang served as station officer at...

GDC Condemns Recent Political Violence, Calls For Calm

The Gambia Democratic Congress Party(GDC) has condemned in the strongest terms, the recent political violence that happened in the country. In wake of the recent political violence in...

Mishandling of the Mankamang Kunda and Busumbala Incidents

It is necessary for the Government to realize that in certain disturbances, a better and faster solution is obtained through political means than through security measures. Hence...

“Violence between political rivals is unacceptable and a threat to the fragile security in...

We watched with great concern the recent political violence between rival political factions in Busumbala.   Violence between political rivals is unacceptable, undemocratic and a threat to the...

FTJ: Attack on APRC borne out of frustration and jealousy

APRC interim leader, Fabakary Tombong Jatta, has said the recent attacks directed at his party members during the ongoing tour of the country was borne out of...

POLITICS IS NOT THE SOLUTION BUT UNITY IS

Since the so called “new Gambia” came into existence, we as Gambians have now allowed politics to swallow our humanity and togetherness. Lately, we have become so...

Gambia: Police Investigating political tension In Mankamang Kunda & Busumbala

By Alieu Ceesay Following political tension between supporters of the former ruling party, APRC and supporters of the UDP in Busumbala on Wednesday and Thursday, Gambian police have...

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