Gambia’s Jammeh to be ‘rebel leader’ if clings to power

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will effectively become a “rebel leader” if he fails to leave office at the end of his mandate in January, the nation’s government-in-waiting...

US advices nationals in Gambia to be vigilant or leave country as political crisis...

The United States Mission in Banjul on Friday advised all its nationals in The Gambia to stock up food, be vigilant and take precautionary measures as the...

President-elect Barrow responds to outgoing President Jammeh’s New Year Message

Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has responded to the New Year address by the outgoing President Yahya Jammeh. At a Press conference on Monday, the spokesperson of the...

Whistleblowers should never be prosecuted!

 Alagi Yorro Jallow Democracy in the digital era and the threat to Privacy and Individual Freedoms highlights the need for democratic oversight and transparency. Whistleblowers play a crucial...

Sallah: ‘Election petition outcome is peripheral issue & cannot hamper Barrow’s inauguration’

The Office of the Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has issued a statement after today’s unsuccessful Supreme Court proceeding insisting that the status and outcome of the Election...

“No Amnesty Should Be Given To Perpetrators”–UN Rapporteur

 Ms. Houria Es-Slami, Chair-Rapporteur of the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearance said the perpetrators of past rights violations should not be given amnesty."No...

On Africa Liberation Day…Celebration or Reflection….

 After more than half a century of independence, we are still largely dependant on the west. We do not have proper and established democratic institutions which will...

Deadline extended for ministers to declare assets

 The deadline for ministers to declare their assets as announced by President Barrow has been extended, Information Minister Demba Jawo said yesterday.The initial date for cabinet ministers...

Why Do Africans Go to the West? Answer: DEMOCRACY!

 By Madi Jobarteh Western Europe and the United States share a terrible history with Africa. History has shown that slavery and colonialism were the imagination and invention of...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

 Criminals Let Loose....About ten days ago, I read in the newspapers that a man had been arrested, accused of raping an-eight-year-old girl. I was gobsmacked. What type...

Breaking the impasse

President-Elect Barrow and his team should continue to be on alert and make their paramount mission the preservation of their hard-fought and historic victory against the Jammeh...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT…

 For Progress....For the progress of our nation we need to make some hard decisions which may not be very popular in the short-term; but will yield...

Gambia election: UN High Commissioner Zeid warning on human rights violations

The increased military presence deployed across The Gambia since President Yayha Jammeh rejected the election result risks heightening the current climate of intimidation and harassment in the...

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...

POLICE DENY TARGETING OPPOSITION LEADERS

The Gambia Police Force has categorically denied targeting opposition politicians for harassment stressing that the recent questioning of the APRC and GDC leaders had nothing to do...

Water – A Fundamental Human Right

 On 28 July 2010, through Resolution 64/292, the United Nations General Assembly explicitly recognized thehuman right to water and sanitation and acknowledged that clean drinkingwater and sanitation...

Has President Buhari abruptly left Banjul after meeting Jammeh?

Unconfirmed report to The Fatu Network reveals that Nigerian president and chief mediator Muhammadu Buhari abruptly left Banjul immediately after meeting outgoing president, Yahya Jammeh without meeting...

Gambian President addresses the media

By Journalist Famara FofanaGambian President Adama Saturday morning briefed local and international journalists at his residence in what was his maiden press conference on home soil since...

Supreme Court adjourns Jammeh’s petition case, urges him to embrace ECOWAS negotiation

By Alhagie Jobe: Emmanuel Fagbenle, the Chief Justice of The Gambia has adjourned the bogus election results petition case of Yahya Jammeh and his APRC party saying there...

GDC maintains position of rejecting elections results

 Gambia Democratic Congress leader Mamma Kandeh on Monday convened press conference, saying his party is maintaining its position on rejecting the election results until clarifications are made...