The Gambia: President Barrow’s political rhetoric may undermine the Security Sector Reform process

Since assuming office in January 2017, President Barrow has initiated wide-ranging institutional reforms posed to restore Gambia’s image as the human rights capital of Africa. A key...

President Barrow’s Fictive Commissions: Testing the Limits of Human Justice

By Saul Njie What happens when a State must prosecute itself? What is one to do when the State - not some foreign forces - are the tools...

There’s Only One False News Offender, Baa: The Government

By Lamin Njie I think Ba Tambadou was bluffing when he said people found wanting of spreading false news will be prosecuted. He said ‘people’ of which my...

And So We Voyage

It’s been 625 days since President Barrow came to power. The man is a political VIP now. It’s remarkable really. His is that of a man who...

Sorry Amie Bojang !!!!

President Adama Barrow’s alleged bribery to the United Democratic Party National Assembly members if confirmed to be true, he should either apologize to the Gambian people on...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT… The Poor Ferry Services Amount to Marginalization of the People of...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT… The Poor Ferry Services Amount to Marginalization of the People of the North Bank region… As I have said before, the Gambia Ports Authority is the...

On the Rise of PPP: A Challenge Renewed

By Gibril Saine Once Upon a Time - The nomenclature ''P.P.P'' stood more or less synonymous with country-tag 'The Gambia'. It came to signal a stabilised (Dalasi) currency...

The Gambia: towards a one-stop media regulator

The Point was not on point. Two girls, raped and sexually molested, were in the pages of the newspaper. This breach was gross - ethically and legally....

Journalists Cannot Assume All the Blame for Failing to Report Government

By Alagi Yorro Jallow Part 1 I despair of the way in which commentators, especially (with a few exceptions) our resident economists, are not prepared to decry the illusion...

Gigantic Cost of Gambia’s political wars

By Sainey Darboe That the founder of the United Democratic Party and Vice President,Ousainou Darboe, doesn’t enjoy the best of relations with incumbent president Adama Barrow is palpable...

LAMIN NJIE: If self-belief is what drives a leader, President Barrow has a bag...

Self-belief. Self-belief. SELF-BELIEF. That’s the answer I got when I asked one political analyst friend about the one thing that makes a leader successful. There wasn’t any...

As Nigeria’s Buhari 74 Declares his Intention to Run , Gambia Waits for Barrow...

The news has just emerged; that Nigeria’s 74 year old president will be seeking a second term in office. He has held his cards to his chest...

Amie’s been in it all

First, let me say this: I think Amie Bojang-Sissoho is doing a fine job as President Barrow’s press secretary. Here is a woman whose job it is...

LAMIN NJIE: President Barrow can go ahead and do five years but there...

President Barrow should by rights step aside in December. He has in the past 24 months proven to be not good enough for what is definitely one...

LAMIN NJIE: We Should Stop the Hypocrisy and Come to the Aid of People...

By Lamin Njie I will put this plainly: Gambians are funny. One moment they’re straight-thinking, another moment they’re blinkered. It’s something I’ve become used to now. It’s been Nogoi...

Staying Positive: Gambia IS MAKING PROGRESS!

- #57Vehicles from an Anonymous Donor - a gift from the President to Members of the National Assembly who are supposed to hold him accountable - Government forces...

LAMIN NJIE: Darboe’s comments border on bravado, it’s now up to Barrow to do...

Until this congress, the wonder has been why Ousainou Darboe has not waded into the growing uncertainty within the United Democratic Party. The wonder has been why...

Launch of TRRC a Huge Leap. Now to the Real Work

I say congratulations to the government on the successful launch of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission. One of many promises President Barrow made during the campaign...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT… No Medicine in Our Hospitals…

Health, it is said, is wealth. There is a cliche that says 'A healthy nation is a wealthy nation'. Thus, if any country wishes to develop, it...

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