FJT: Why AU nations must elect the woman as deputy vice chair of their...

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By Musa Touray AU member states will converge on February 6 to elect a new deputy chairperson for the AU commission headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The plebiscite will...

Who should and who shouldn’t be interviewed by journalists? The high-voltage acid tone of...

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By Famara Fofana There is no gainsaying that the Gambian media has seen it all in in the recent past. Not only were disappearances of journalists, closure and...

The Gambia and Switzerland Agreement on Migration: Differences and Similarities

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs Mamadou Tangara must inform Gambians in full about the contents of the agreement that was signed on 12 January 2021 between the...

The Obituary of a Rancid Presidency: A Great American Tragedy

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Four years ago, an American demagogue, who openly embraced division and racial discord, assumed the power of the presidency of the United States. He came railing against the...

President Barrow’s four years in power

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By Basidia M Drammeh Today marks President Barrow’s four years in power after being sworn in Dakar amid an unprecedented political impasse due to former President Yahya Jammeh’s...

(T)homas (G)regory (G)eorge Senghore, J.P. (1936-2021): Gambian Civil Servant, Governor of Central Bank of...

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By Hassoum Ceesay, historian I have lost a good uncle and friend of mine last weekend, when Mr. T.G.G Senghore, a pioneer Gambian Civil Servant, third Governor of...

Detained at a Four Star Covid-19 Hotel

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By Lamin J Darbo, lawyer A global pandemic, a national concern, and a concession the Government has a legitimate responsibility to manage international travel with a view to...

DEMBA ALI JAWO – COMMENTARY: Few Months Before Elections, Still No Electoral Reforms

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When Gambians came out in large numbers and against all the odds on 1st December 2016 to vote out the dictatorial regime of President Yahya Jammeh, the...

Halifa Sallah – Comment: The Constitution As Drafted By The Constitutional Review Commission And...

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By Halifa Sallah, PDOIS leader and MP It is my concern that even the media is being misled to broadcast or write that negotiations are taking place to...

State Capture, Moral Lapses and Democratic Backsliding

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By Capt. Ebou Jallo, 14 January, 2021 Guns, drugs and graft are the perfect recipe for state failure.  A state system organized on the basis of collective action and good...

Where is Outrage from The Gambia gov’t on the 4 Billion Dalasi Cocaine Seizure?

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When news broke over the weekend on a tragedy struck involving boats & Gambian waters, a many of the country's “outside-liver's” had braced for casualty count, supposedly,...

On the Candidature of Lawyer Darboe: don’t touch that

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When a top media personality recently stated that the 2021 Presidential election was going to be a two-horse race between NPP and UDP, she ruffled many thin...

Wasting D116 Million Must Not Go In Vain!

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It was The Gambia Government that initiated and drafted a bill and passed by the National Assembly to create the Constitutional Review Commission. The CRC was mandated...

Justice ministry praises outgoing Solicitor General for brilliant service

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By Sainey MK Marenah Few have carved an incredibly outstanding pedigree of consistency and professional diligence like the outgoing solicitor general. Mr Cherno Marenah brought both discipline and...

Internet shutdown! National Assembly must act

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By Madi Jobarteh I hope the National Assembly will summon the relevant authorities to a public hearing to question them why this internet shutdown happened across the country...

Constitutional law developments in The Gambia: 2020

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In 2020, The Gambia witnessed a series of key constitutional developments. These include the stalling of the constitution-making process, challenges to the constitutional validity of immunity from...

Why I think Darboe is a better Candidate

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By Kara Yakub Kui Bange Du Buga! As you know, the UDP Congress unanimously selected the Hon. Lawyer Darbo as the Secretary General and Party Leader again. Here are...

Gambia 2021: Good year, good politics and goosebumps

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By Sait-Matty JAW & Amat JENG In 1977, Ousmane Sembène, the Senegalese author and radical socialist intellectual, considered as the father of African cinema, released his film, Ceddo....

Of Darboe’s Distateful Personal Politics: Why the UDP leader needs to sanitise his rhetoric...

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By Yaya Dampha (Sweden) I see it as a civic duty to respond to the unpleasant and ungentlemanly remarks by a veteran 72-year-old politician in the person of...

What the hell is President Adama Barrow visiting Nigeria for?

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Around the middle of 1993, while serving in the PPP government as the liaison or Military Staff Office at the Ministry of Defense, Office of the Vice...