THE LONG ROAD TO REBUILDING THE GAMBIAN NATION

By Alhagi T. S. Alieun Njie Introduction Developments since the crisis triggered by former President Yahya Jammeh’s refusal to relinquish the reins of government to the President-elect Adama Barrow,...

Position of international law on despots-turned asylum seekers: Case of Jammeh – OpEd

By Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua Under unremitting pressure from the regional bloc ECOWAS, the African Union and the UN, Gambian strongman Yahya Jammeh fled into exile in Equatorial Guinea. There...

Intellectual astigmatism

By Alagi Yorro Jallow Sometimes, self-criticism is necessary for us to make progress and what makes nations successful is the ability to find public policies and political institutions...

Yahya Jammeh and Africa’s “Strongman Syndrome”

By Sankara Kamara Gambia has become the latest African country to be menaced by a well-known syndrome in African politics. I call it the “Strongman Syndrome” because of...

“NIA Name Change Is Unconstitutional” Writer Says

By Omar Jabang Mr. President Barrow, in as much as we love and support you, that doesn't mean we will go to sleep and watch you unchecked. The...

All Gambians need to rebuild their country, even members of the old regime

By Sait Matty Jaw Guardian Newspaper How do countries with no history of political transitions survive one when it comes along? How will Gambians endure their transition from authoritarianism...

MR PRESIDENT GAMBIANS WILL HELP YOU LIFT AS WE RISE TOGETHER

By Basil Jones, PhD Gambia is at the dawn of a new era. We need to do the smart thing and nothing, absolutely nothing should stop or distract...

Demagogues are the Achilles of democracy

Written by Alagi Yorro Jallow President Yahya A.J.J Jammeh Babilimansa is almost a textbook demagogue, a brutal dictator and an “elephant with mosquito legs” in a China shop....

The First Task for the ‘Barrow-Government’ – Release Political Prisoners My Suggestion

By Abdou Karim Jallow We are looking forward to our brothers and sisters being released from illegal and unconstitutional and arbitrary arrest and detention without trial. Currently there...

First order of business – The Constitution versus The Vice President

Article written by Sana Sarr It’s very encouraging that Gambians are having a debate about what’s constitutional. SUMMARY OF THE ISSUE The constitution states that someone younger than 30 or...

The ‘Illegality’ of Mrs Tambajang’s appointment as VP?

By Sait Matty Jaw On 1st December 2016, Gambians went to the polls to change the government of Yahya Jammeh and usher in a new and democratic Gambia....

‘Billion-year’ Gambian President Was Installed by the CIA

Gambian President and dictator Yahya Jammeh, facing a combined military force composed of Senegalese army troops, the Nigerian air force, and troops from Mali, Ghana, and Togo,...

The final sprint – staying positive

Many are wondering what will happen come January 19th 2017, when the term for Gambia's outgoing president ends and he refuses to leave power. ECOWAS has made...

President Jammeh why opprobrium in a doom cause or did you deserve to die?

Only death can end both the spell to bewitch and the prerogative to dominate- and sometimes even death can snuff out power from a tyrant. The killing...

THE HUMILIATED JAMMEH AND THE PHONE CALL

Chei aduna kumba njie! One minute he rants like a gallant soldier ready to mash up his entire enemy force and its arsenal. The next he begs...

OPINION ON THE DECEMBER 1ST 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS by two outgoing students of The...

“Acceptance-… the electoral processes reflect the will of the people. It is then an overriding principle of Electoral Justice that everyone abides by the outcome; that the...

The Use of State Apparatus as an Instrument of Sycophancy in Jammeh’s Governemnt: GRTS,...

By Lamin Keita: Media is a powerful instrument that can provoke a war because people can be susceptible to the information it spreads about a particular subject...

The Appointment of Seedy Njie as Minister is Gross Violation of the Constitution

First Things First The Republic The Gambia is a constitutional democracy, meaning we are not a monarchy. Rather it means we are all equal citizens with equal...

Building The New Gambia: ECOWAS Is On Track! No Change

By Madi Jobarteh: First of all, it is important for all Gambians to realize that the aim of ECOWAS is not to wage war on the Gambia....

Building The New Gambia: What Mama Kandeh Did Not Say…

I welcome Mama Kandeh for reiterating that his party continues to stand by the election result and GDC position would not change. He recognized the fact that...

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