Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion: are they both illegal?

  Dear editor, Please allow me space in your widely read paper to just clarify a few things on tax avoidance and tax evasion. This article is hinged on an article...

Removal of Mayor Yankuba Kolley as per the Local Government Act

  I wish to hereby submit to the Councilors of the Kanifing Municipal Council to act on Section 20 of the Local Government Act to start the process...

I Salute Gambian Women!

  After the Eid-ul-Fitr feast, I wrote using this and other media to express the hope and potentials we have in our society. Our culture of being one...

We Need a Truth and Justice Commission

  So far the common post-conflict practice in Africa is to create a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) as we saw in Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Liberia following...

A TRIBUTE: DR RALPHINA D’ALMEIDA, NEE PHILOTT

  It is announced the passing away at the Medical Research Council, on Tuesday, 4th July 2017, of Mrs D’Almeida. The great Lady was popularly known as Ma D’ Almeida...

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Comrades Solo, Colonel...

  Alagi Yorro Jallow I am still struggling to get my mind around what democracy means for our collective future. I won’t try to sort it out here in...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

  The Budget.... In the past few days, the National Assembly Members have been scrutinizing the 2017 Budget Estimates. Although I've not seen and perused the whole budget estimate,...

Open Letter to Minister of Justice Aboubacarr Tambadou

  RE: Why Is Baboucarr Nani Sey Reporting to Serre Kunda Police Every 2 Days? For the past two weeks Baboucarr Nani Sey has been reporting to the police...

Tax Avoidance or Tax Evasion Is Illegal and Immoral

  Alagi Yorro Jallow   Successive governments have left us with a tax regime so complex it verges on a chaotic system. Which is exactly why we should be suspicious...

Setting the records straight; IEC clarifies on GDC – Batchilly saga

The IEC has clarified that it received a letter dated 13 May 2017 from Musa Batchilly that he has resigned from the GDC party. But this letter...

Bachilly’s tricks exposed & GDC’s cheated integrity regained

By Batch Samba Going by the reportage of Standard News paper, GDC is unequivocally on the side of truth, but the disturbing gist of the whole issue has...

Why the level of “Hasidiya” and “Wakk Bu Seew” on Social Media?

  Alagi Yorro Jallow   When has the Gambia changed? What has happened to our values; our virtues; respect for ourselves and elders;( “Ngorr, Joom and Koleeray”): Politics always divides...

Parliamentarians Raise Critical Issues on the Revised Budget

  The presentation of the revised budget by Finance Minster Amadou Sanneh is not only long overdue but also utterly urgent and necessary given the gross financial indiscipline...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

  Language of Peace…. One of the reasons I am in a hurry for the beginning of the Constitution is so that the new Constitution will not only change...

Gambia: Anger and Concern greet Visa Refusals as the United States & Europe Profit...

  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Marina Parade Banjul.   Dearest:   For the attention of the Honourable Minister, Ousainou Darboe   I was left distressed and flabbergasted as to reasons why the United States Embassy...

HELLO CHIEF SERVANT ADAMA BARROW….

  Democratic Language....   If you have observed you would notice that instead of my usual 'Hello Mr President' I have written 'Hello Chief Servant Adama Barrow'. This is to...

Open Letter To The Inspector General Of Police

Dear Honorable Inspector General of Police, I would first like to congratulate you on your appointment to the highest position in the New Gambia Police Service. I want...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

  Security in Africa....   As you are in the beautiful city of Addis Ababa to attend the AU Summit, I write to give some points on the issue of...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

  The Accidents Are Getting Out of Hand.... Mr President, every now and again, we read in the newspapers about some fatal accident or the other. In the past...

Ministry Of Health Fails To Employ Public Health Graduates-Writer Says

  Dear Editor,   What's happening at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare? Well, is the ministry of Health and Social Welfare in a limbo to absorb the human resources...

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