On Gambia’s Think Tank: hard-headed thinking needed to help everyday working Gambians

  In his widely-acclaimed book entitled “ Magic and Mayhem: The Delusions of American Foreign Policy, the redoubtable US scholar Derek Leebaert warned against public officials he described...

The Social Contract – Towards a Healthy Democratic State

  When the renown French philosopher, Mostesquieu, coined the term ‘separation of powers’ between the executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of government, little did he knew centuries later...

GRTS NEWS PRESENTER FATOU JANNEH M’BAI WINS The PEOPLE’S CHOICE MAGAZINE AWARD

  By Lamin Drammeh Gambia Radio & Television Service, (Grts), Primetime news anchor Mrs Fatou Janneh M'bai is the winner of The people's choice magazine award for 2017. The iron...

Pres. Barrow’s Statement about the Media is Concerning!

  On July 14 a public statement appeared on Pres. Barrow’s Facebook page entitled ‘Democracy cannot celebrate Autocracy’, part of which says, “While my government promotes media freedom, we...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

  Wonders shall never end. Particularly in the Gambia. Definitely. I do not get it. Criminalising the innocent and sanctifying the villain. How could we hasten to heap...

Fundamental beliefs of the Ahmadiyyah or Qadianiyyah

  Following the recent infamous incident at the Talinding cemetery which has unfortunately galvanised a lot of ignorant and uninformed utterances from many pseudo religious authorities on the...

WHY BARROW’S SUDDEN VISIT TO THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA

  I am not critical of Adama Barrow as a person, because from my observation I gave him a lot of credit based on his person, he is...

“I Call On The Barrow Administration To Appoint Vice President Without Delay”–Lawyer Hawa Sisay...

  By Lamin Sanyang   Senior Lawyer Hawa Sisay Sabally has called on the Barrow Administration to appoint a vice president without any further delay. "I call on the Barrow Administration...

BARROW GOVERNMENT MUST PUT AN END TO THE GROWING RELIGIOUS INTOLERANCE

  The Gambia is a circular state, meaning the state is or purports to be officially NEUTRAL in matters of religion, supporting neither religion nor irreligion. A secular...

A DEMI GOD, A NEW PROPHET, OR A LOUSY PARROT?

  By Ousman Mbowe   It is rather amazing, yet astonishing that a human being who came into this world without any power, without any strength, being carried and moved...

Ecowas adopt 8-year regional plan to end statelessness

  A regional action plan to end statelessness in West Africa was yesterday adopted by ministers from the region at a meeting organised by the regional body in...

WHY IS THE EXECUTIVE PARTICULAR ABOUT THE AGE LIMIT BEING REMOVED FOR THE PRESIDENCY?

  By Foroya Newspaper   Constitutional reform was recommended by the opposition when Jammeh was in office. One envisaged that once the opposition takes over office a national conference will...

100 Days of the Coalition. Grade: D

  By Madi Jobarteh   Since the APRC NAMs amended Section 48(3) of the Constitution in 2003 to make simple majority or first-past-the-post the rule for winning elections, it became...

2017 Hajj package pegged at D210,000

  The cost of Hajj, pilgrimage to Mecca, is pegged at D210,000, a press release from the Office of The Gambia Pilgrim Affairs has said. According to the release,...

Kassa Jatta demands government compensation

  Doudou Kassa Jatta, a prominent Bakau politician who alleged he was arrested 27 times by the Jammeh regime has demanded justice from the new government for alleged...

President Adama Barrow Received The Gambia Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Delegates...

  A six-man delegation comprising of Executives of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry and their Senegalese and Malian counterparts on Wednesday 19th April 2017 paid a courtesy-call...

Court dismisses motion to restrain four judges from sitting

  Justice Amina Saho-Ceesay of the High Court in Banjul recently dismissed the motion moved by Lawyer Yassin Senghore, Counsel for the Gambia Bar Association (GBA), for an...

Teacher calls for end to tribal politics

  Following the European Union Election Observer Mission’s report, which observed that at least at one rally some members of the GDC and UDP called on certain tribes...

MAN STABBED TO DEATH IN BRIKAMA…suspect on the run

  A horrific stabbing incident in Brikama ended in the death of a man early yesterday morning, police sources toldThe Standard. According to PRO Foday Conta, the incident happened...

5 PPP supporters arrested, police Say

  Five youths, believed to be supporters of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), were Thursday arrested in Panchang village in Central River Region on the day of National...