Looming Genocide Over the Gambia

From the Manifesto of the People   In the run-up to and during the Rwanda Genocide, elements in the Hutu-led government including the military, the ruling party and their...

Extending the Depression of Gambia with Yaya Jammeh

Society and conventional wisdom tells us buying something without knowledge of the price is foolish. Yaya Jammeh sold himself to Gambia through coup d’etat by hiding the...

For The Gambia Our Homeland

By Sheriff Kora   To every action is a reaction, and this article is in reaction to the speech delivered in Talinding Kunjang by the president during his recent...

The Controversy of President Yaya Jammeh in The Economic Community of West African States...

By Professor Binneh s Minteh As Heads of States of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) converged for their annual meeting at the Senegalese capital, Dakar,...

“Punish The Gambia Government and ensure that impunity and violations of the ECOWAS Protocol...

  Dakar, 5 June 2016- A West African grouping of faith based, rights, academic, women and youth organisations have urged the ECOWAS heads of state and government to...

Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is new ECOWAS chair

By Alhagie Jobe in Dakar   Liberia president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been appointed as new chair for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) replacing President Macky...

New ECOWAS president says peace & security are sine-qua-non to regional integration

By Alhagie Jobe in Dakar   The new President of the ECOWAS Commission Alain Marcel de Souza has said that "no real and lasting integration" is achievable, "without peace...

ECOWAS urges Gambia’s security forces to avoid using excessive force against citizens

By Alhagie Jobe in Dakar   West African leaders gathered for a regional summit in the Senegalese capital, Dakar have urged the Gambia's security forces to avoid use of...

Tribalism: Jammeh’s Worst Nightmare

  By Lamin Gano   In a recent meeting in Talinding during his meet the peoples’ tour, President Jammeh warned Gambians against tribalism. In his own words, “I will not...

George Christensen: The demise of an icon

  By D. A. Jawo   With the untimely death of George Christensen, the Gambia, and indeed the entire African continent has lost not only a pioneering broadcaster but also...

Yahya Jammeh’s fine art of back-scratching for political advantage

  In Gambia , many rightly wonder why every event of a serious matter of national disaster only blooms for couple days or a month and fade away...

Yahya Jammeh boycotts ECOWAS Summit in Dakar

By Alhagie Jobe in Dakar   Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh has once again boycotted the ongoing 49th Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Governments of the Economic Community...

49th ECOWAS Summit opens in Dakar

  The 49th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) opened Saturday in the Senegalese...

Veteran radio journalist George Christensen dies

The entire Gambia media fraternity is shattered by the sudden death of veteran radio journalist George Christensen.   Mr Christensen who was proprietor of former Radio 1 FM, the...

Dictator Jammeh’s last hustle on trial

Yahya Jammeh is the most polarizing figure in Gambia. In his speech Wednesday evening at Talinding— a town in Gambia, he spoke of tribalism and ethnic prejudice....

Luntang Jaiteh back as Alkalo of Bakau

  Former Alkalo of Bakau, Luntang Jaiteh has been reinstated to his old position following dictator Jammeh's meeting in the popular opposition coastal strong hold. The move is...

GDC denied permit to hold maiden rally

The newly registered political party of Mamma Kandeh has been denied a permit to hold its first political rally which is scheduled to take place tomorrow, Saturday,...

‘Yahya Jammeh should attend Dakar Summit out of respect for ECOWAS’ President Sall

Following the shaky relations between The Gambia and Senegal which was heightened by the recent border impasse, Senegal's President Macky Sall has said he is still not...

Senegal: Karim Wade could be released from prison by end of year

  By our Dakar correspondent, Alhaji Jobe   The President of Senegal, Macky Sall has said that it is very possible that Karim Wade will be released before end of...

ICC’s Controversial assessment of The Gambian situation

Yahya Jammeh’s actions behind closed doors and public indifference as a pious “Muslim” to the continued persecution and murder of Gambians is a scandal of enormous proportions....

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