Thursday, May 30, 2024

Of Sizes And Summits

OPINION By Cherno Baba Jallow Geography hasn’t been kind to The Gambia. Consider its size: The country is only 4, 363 square miles. Consider also its location. The country...

Book Review: The Law and Naturopathic Medicine Practice in Ghana – Prof. Nyarkotey has...

By Anthony Goodnuff Appiah Larbi, PhD Candidate As a legal researcher and ardent reader, when I was initially given this book to read, I set a goal...

Barrow the Oblivious

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OPINION By Cherno Baba Jallow President Adama Barrow’s willingness to grate on the nerves of the public (emphasis: including his own supporters), has a certain oddity to it. Odd,...

Barrow Press Conference on Hosting the OIC Summit

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OPINION By Musa Bassadi Jawara I wish to take this opportunity and record a goodwill message for the host country, the homeland, The Gambia, and the very best of...

The Monitoring Spirit

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OPINION By M R R Growing up, many of us have encountered that one friend or family member that we assumed had the best interest for us. To a...

Always be mindful of that friend or close relation that has a deep-seated animosity...

What the Readers Say: By M R R Always be mindful of that friend or close relation that has a deep-seated animosity against you. They are the first to cheer...

The homeland in a state of dystopia

What the Readers Say By Musa Bassadi Jawara Let me first congratulate Muslims all across the country and the entire Muslim Ummah, for the successful completion of Ramadan and...

Upholding National Pride: Ensuring the Success of The Gambia’s Hosting of the OIC Summit

COMMENTS By Bakary J. Janneh As The Gambia eagerly prepares to host the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit from May 4th to 5th, 2024, the nation stands at...

Embracing Peace and Unity: A Call for Tranquility in Gambian Politics and respect for...

By Bakary J. Janneh In the heart of The Gambia, where the tranquil waves of the Atlantic meet the golden sands, lies a nation woven with the threads...

Palestine’s Mistake of Existence

OPINION By Musa Touray Sandu Kuwonku It’s quite a misfortune to be the aggrieved party in a world that only romanticises the value of human life and displays indifference to...

Imagining A PASTEF Triumph in The Gambia? Wishful Thinking on Steroids

OPINION By Cherno Baba Jallow Ever the brazen copycats that they are, and ever easily carried away by the hoopla of goings-on in other countries, Gambians have taken to...

President Barrow’s Political Maneuvers: Navigating The Gambian Landscape Towards 2026

OPINION Bakary J. Janneh In the tumultuous realm of Gambian politics, President Barrow stands as a formidable force, with his recent governmental restructuring and proactive approach towards youth inclusion...

Upholding Responsibility: A Call to Fairness in Assessing Gambian President Adama Barrow

OPINION Upholding Responsibility: A Call to Fairness in Assessing Gambian President Adama Barrow By Bakary J Janneh In the dynamic landscape of politics, criticism and praise are natural facets of...

Opinion│Balla’s take on Sunday’s vote in Senegal

OPINION By Musa Bassadi Jawara I’ve written dozens of articles on politics, economics and security in Africa, for over a decade. My writings were done incognito until recently; I...

Ethnicity & March 24 Presidential Elections of Senegal

By: Musa Bassadi Jawara Addendum: Electoral politics is the sentimentality of democracy; the issue of ethnicity sparked a lively debate within the community of readers on The Fatu...

ANALYSIS OF CABINET RESHUFFLE

By: Bakary J Janneh Your Excellency, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to you on the recent appointments of four new Cabinet Ministers. Your bold decision showcases your commitment to...

Book Review of ‘His Other Woman’ – a Novel by Fatou Camara Junior

By: Seringe ST Touray "His Other Woman" by Fatou Camara Junior takes readers on an emotional rollercoaster, delving deep into the tangled web of human emotions and relationships....

The Crisis of Post-Presidency: A Problem Macky Sall and Yahya Jammeh Have in Common

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By Amat Jeng, Howard University, Washington D.C. ([email protected]) In the late 1970s, the Comoros entered a period known as ‘période noire’ after President Ali Sohli, a deranged dictator,...

Former US President Trump wins landslide victory in Iowa caucuses

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OPINION By Musa Bassadi Jawara Former President Donald Trump of the United States has secured a landslide victory in the Iowa Republican Caucuses Monday night. Mr Trump’s victory has...

Empowering Democracy: A Review of Nurturing Sovereign Citizens by Halifa Sallah

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By: Fatou Janneh, Madison, Wisconsin State In his recent book, Nurturing Sovereign Citizens: Lessons on Sovereign Citizenship for Democratization, Peacebuilding & Development (2023), Halifa Sallah explores the complex...