Blind prejudice of Yaya Jammeh

This court case reveals something interesting about Yaya Jammeh's character. He is stranger to most of what would generally be considered the Gambian virtues: humility, mercy, compassion...

April 24 – Building a Sovereign Gambian and Gambia

By: Madi Jobarteh Introduction   Today 24 April 2016 marks the 46th independence anniversary of the Republic of the Gambia. The start of independence was marked by a ceremony on...

Open Letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon United Nations 405 E 42nd Street New York, NY 10017 United States Cc. Yahya Jammeh President of The Republic of The Gambia ℅ Permanent Representative of The Gambia to the...

How AU and Ecowas have let down Gambians

By D. A. Jawo   Once again, our African institutions have failed us, with both the African Union and Ecowas keeping so mute over the deplorable and naked human...

My message is to the government employees, especially members of the security forces –...

- Are you happy with the life you are living? Are you satisfied with the salary you take home every month? Is it ever enough to cover...

Gambian Youths: Thou Shall Not Be Divided and Manipulated

While a lot of people believe that it is the security service personnel of the Gambia who hold the balance of power in favour of Jammeh, others...

Sixteen years on, families of April 10th victims still waiting for justice

By D. A. Jawo   It is 16 years today (April 10) when our own security forces brutally put down a peaceful procession organized by the Gambia Students Union...

Young Gambian woman writes to Dictator Jammeh expressing her opposition to The Islamic State...

  Here we produce the letter from a young Gambian woman opposing Jammeh's idea of turning the country into an Islamic State.     His Excellency The President of The Republic of...

Gambia is left alone to face the whims of the deranged President Yahya Jammeh

By Con Coughlin When the Prince of Wales represents the Queen at next month’s Commonwealth summit for heads of government in Sri Lanka, he will no doubt be...

President Jammeh – A part of the Gambia’s problem?

By D. A. Jawo   The Gambia, like all other countries, has its own peculiar problems, which include both economic and social. However, in our own case, those problems...

MY CHALLENGE TO GAMBIA’S POLITICAL OPPOSITION PARTIES

If it is true that there is a constitutional amendment to indefinitely extend the expired term of the ICE Chairman and his entourage, then we don’t need...

Why am I Challenging President Jammeh?

While trying very hard to stay focused on revising my 22 reasons for Jammeh not to run for a fifth term, I can’t help being bombarded with...

Editorial: Of 2016 General Elections and Dictator Jammeh’s Determined Efforts To Steal Them In...

It is already almost certain that Dictator Yahya Jammeh will win with landslide the upcoming General Elections in The Gambia not through the popular choice but through...

THE GAMBIA RIVER BASIN AND IT’S LOST GENERATION

The tiny sliver of Africa’s smallest country is wedged into Senegal, and is seen as a piece in its side, or the tongue that makes it speaks, depending...

Ladies Of The First Family

I am one of those who even with all the scientific findings in the world, can never truly believe that women are not more innately compassionate than...

IS THE PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC ORGANIZATION FOR INDEPENDENCE AND SOCIALISM (PDOIS) THE PARTY WITH THE...

Every election cycle the opposition is confronted with the same challenge: how do they give an effective challenge to the incumbent in the absence of an alliance?...

A Challenge to Gambians in the Diaspora

A number of criticisms and labels are made against Gambians in the diaspora (GD henceforth) especially those in Europe and North America. One of those criticisms is...

Trumped-up Anger – The Making of a Monster (with tiny hands)

  When I decided to write this piece, my initial thesis was to write why I think Americans should vote for Donald Trump in the Republican Primaries. Yes,...

THE GAMBIAN MILITARY: SOLDIERS PAR EXCELLENCE

Traditionally, the main role of Armed Forces around the world is the protection of national sovereignty by keeping borders and people safe. Overtime however, their roles were...

If Gambians are tired of Jammeh, They are equally tired of the Opposition

  Now that the socialist democratic opposition, People’s Democratic Organization for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) and the ruling Alliance for Patriotic Re-Orientation and Construction (APRC) have both selected...

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