Sabally’s attack on TRRC and Lead Counsel Essa Faal Could Politically Cost UDP Unless...

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By Pa Malang Ndure Fatty The recent attack on TRRC lead counsel Essa Faal by UDP’s most powerful man Momodou Sally is a reminder and evident that citizens...

‘Your misguided diatribe…’: ZKK tears into Momodou Sabally in letter

Dear Sabally Momodou , If your unnecessary, unprovoked vitriolic attack on Counsel Essa Faal was limited and specific to personal and political disagreements, we would have found it...

Soldiers on the Streets! On what terms?

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By Madi Jobarteh The announcement by the National Guard that it is deploying its forces into our communities in what it calls ‘Operation Restore Sanity’ is indeed concerning....

Halifa and his misuse of the constitution is killing democratic politics in The Gambia

By Yusupha Bojang It’s a bogus claim that politicians cannot give out or make attestations for eligible voters card applicants. Even if such a law is written in...

The Gambia-China Diplomatic Ties: 46 Years Ago, President Jawara Visited China and Met Chairman...

By Hassoum Ceesay Exactly 46 years ago this week, our founding President His Excellency Alhaji Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, GCMRG, made the first visit to Peking, China, by...

A Mayor cannot give attestation! Period.

By Madi Jobarteh To start with, there should be no attestation for the purpose of obtaining a voter’s card. This is because only citizens are required to vote....

President Barrow’s visit to Guinea undermines national sovereignty

By Madi Jobarteh What is the purpose of Pres. Barrow’s visit to Guinea-Conakry? The press release from State House is not only scanty but highly misleading which is...

In pursuit of justice: We must implement the recommendation of TRRC in issuance of...

Dear President Barrow, I am writing to you about the Gambia and recent concluded TRRC, the Gambia where I was born, a place that I considered another home,...

LAMIN NJIE – OPINION: President Barrow has again shown he’s not serious about this...

There are many things about President Adama Barrow’s Guinea trip but the one thing it has gravely put on view is just how unserious he is about...

Fishing for pet food ‘deprives millions of West Africans’

Monitored on BBC - Environmental campaigners have warned that exports of fish meal and fish oil from West Africa are depriving more than 30 million people a...

Diaspora Voting: Failure of Government, Political Parties and Civil Society

There is absolutely no reason why Gambians who live abroad should not register and vote in the December 2021 presidential elections. If it did not happen it...

A sombre moment of reckoning for all Gambians!

By Basidia M Drammeh The extraordinary session of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) on Friday, May 28th, 2021, served as the climax of the Commission’s public...

Saluto to D30 Patriots!

By Madi Jobarteh Special commendation to Modou Njie and his December 30 Comrades for the ultimate sacrifice they took in the sacred and historic duty to salvage the...

President Barrow gets tough, but…!

By Basidia M Drammeh A soft-spoken leader, President Adama Barrow uncharacteristically toughened his tone as he addressed the nation to outline measures to combat the recent uptick in...

Security Situation: Failure of Governance

By Madi Jobarteh Indeed, it is not difficult to notice that Gambians are on edge given the rising spate of violent crimes across the country. Burglaries, murders and...

LAMIN NJIE – OPINION: It’s NPP turn to celebrate… but Abdou Willan’s action just...

I’d reckoned I have heard it all when it comes to Gambian politics. Abdou Willan’s antics today just made me recoil. Ten days is how long Mr Willan...

On National (in)security and it’s International Ramifications: shall we tell the president?

One of the key refrains in President Barrow’s utterances when he took over the mantle of leadership of this country was that he did not have the...

Security must be President Barrow’s utmost priority

By Basidia M Drammeh When former President Yahya Jammeh surprisingly conceded to Barrow before he made his infamous U-turn, Jammeh implored his successor to prioritize national security, insisting...

Inappropriate Remarks in President Barrow’s Koriteh Messages

By Madi Jobarteh The President’s Koriteh address and his statement with Banjul Muslim elders falls far short of what is expected of a leader. It is high time...

PATA SAIDYKHAN – OPINION: The proposed seat reservation is tokenism

By Pata Saidykhan I've read the Draft for the Proposed Constitutional Amendment that seeks to add and Reserve SIXTEEN (16) seats for Women in the National Assembly by...