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...

“THOSE WHO CAST THE VOTES DETERMINE NOTHING; THOSE WHO COUNT THE VOTES DETERMINE EVERYTHING”...

On June 25 2015, the desperate despot, Jammeh yet again unleashed another of his trademark amendments to assure himself “president for life”. The despotic one million Dalasis...

Gambia’s Independence: Celebrate or commiserate?

First, is to commemorate those brave Gambians who paid the ultimate sacrifice for Gambian's full sovereignty. Second, how the hard-gained and long-awaited independence and the dream associated...

My Challenge to President Jammeh

I have written 22 articles on why the Gambian needs a new President and her Armed Forces a new Commander-in-Chief. I do hope that you will accept...

TOGETHER, WE CAN MAKE GAMBIA SMILE BETTER

  My little blog has generated a lot of attention. I have been inundated with hundreds of private messages and comments on social media as a result of...

The Gambia is at Crossroads…

2016 is election year in The Gambia. A very interesting year for those interested in analyzing Gambian politics and a decisive one for those attached to the...

ELECTION YEAR 2016: THE GAMBIAN DIASPORA AND THE JAMMEH REGIME

I'd written this back in 2014 and with a little tweak to reflect our current situation in the election year, I thought I'd reproduce.   I was sitting at...

Gambian Youth and Partisan Politics: Apathy or Resistance?

“People get the government they deserve” Alexis de Tocqueville   Since the restoration of multiparty politics in 1996, elections in The Gambia have been flawed by worryingly low voter...

21 YEARS LATER … AFRICA’S MOST BRUTAL DICTATORSHIP STILL LINGERS!

With reference to the commotion and political insurrection confronting Gambian society in recent years, I wish to undertake this research on the situation therein with the aim...

Honest Men Who Gave Their Country Their All!!! We Shall Never Forget!!!

I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.”  George...

LEAKS FROM GAMBIA COLLEGE ATTRACT NIA INVESTIGATION, STUDENTS THREATENED WITH NO GRADUATION

Following Fatu Radio discussion program on serious anomalies at the Gambia College, State Security agents from the National Intelligence Agency have been visiting the college campus to...

FGM Abolition is not Enough Without Reparation for Victims

In our society, many women have died as they give birth to life due to complications of FGM. Many homes have become battlefields as husbands despise and...

The Enigma of a Gambian Islamic State: Leadership Policy Rationale in Context

President Jammeh of the Gambia has done it once more, bringing to light his controversial and irrational state of mind. From claims that he can cure HIV/AIDS,...

The Threats of Our Times: Ownership and Leadership is The Way Forward

When the Arab Spring erupted in 2010, cities across much of the Arab world came under fire from mass protest of citizens demanding change. From Tunis in...

Deyda Hydara: Eleven years on and still waiting for justice

It is 11 years since the assassination of prominent Gambian journalist Deyda Hydara, and all those who care for justice are still waiting for the Gambian authorities...

Eleven Years Of Anguish – A Tribute To A Fearless Dad

 On the eleventh anniversary of the callous and cowardly killing of a daring and fearless journalist, who never gave in to threats or intimidation and stood steadfast for...

Reflections on International Human Rights Day

Today is International Human Rights Day, an annual event established to commemorate the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the U.N. General Assembly in...

Momodou Sowe Narrates His 26 Months Detention In Gambia’s Notorious Prison Of Mile II...

Dear Editor, With a heavy heart, I would like to share this recollection of mine on your prestigious platform. It's December again. I thank Allah that it is...