A fate uncertain: the draft constitution in the National assembly

Ostensibly he appointed the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) and it was to him the Commission submitted its Draft Constitution (the Draft) on 30 March 2020. He can...

Defence analyst calls on army chief to deny Masanneh Kinteh’s bodyguards and cars request

A defence analyst Sariang Marong has called on new army chief Yakuba Drammeh to reject Masanneh Kinteh's request for a nine-man secutity detail and two cars.Mr Marong...

New economic opportunities amidst Covid-19 fight

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A gloomy outlook indicates that countries around the world shall face steep recession by the time dust begins to settle on the virus pandemic. While concern remain...

Virus economics

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The Coronavirus’ negative impact on the world economy is self-evident, in that it has a cascading effect that will affect every country in the world and every...

On the realities of our current situation: letter to my president (Part 4)

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Good Morning Mr President,I greet with you neither cheers nor jeers; I approach you on this matter with a sombre disposition given the urgency of our situation...

LAMIN NJIE – OPINION: Coronavirus will go… but only after it lives out its...

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Coronavirus is not of this world. It's a hugely strange disease - and almost everyone is now beginning to know about it.Let's point out one fact: at...

Yunus Hydara writes to Ba Tambadou on manner Jammeh’s seized assets were handled

UK-based Gambian Yunus Hydara has written to the Minister of Justice Abubacarr Tambadou showing concern over the 'manner' former president Yahya Jammeh's assets were handed.Below is Mr...

As the nation weeps

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Gambia is a sad case! My heart bleeds for my people! They have no one to look up to when in dilemma despite running after air conditioned...

On the realities of our current situation: letter to my president (Part 2)

Good Morning Mr. President,It has been a little over a week since I sent you my first epistle in this series. It is tough to maintain a...

Madi Jobarteh – Comment: Congratulations to The Heroes and Fatu Network!

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Let me first of all appreciate the many Gambians who believe in me and the work I do to the point that they voted for me to...

To ‘Secular’ or not – A perspective

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In the summer of 2019, @KMC councilman, Kemo Bojang, had opined that The Gambia should pursue a system of ‘’democracy with Gambian characteristics’’. It came to...

The imam and the journalist: The story of Baa-Kawsu and Taranga FM

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Following his appearance at the ongoing Truth Reconciliation and Reparation Commission on Thursday, popular preacher and Islamic Scholar, Imam Baa-Kawsu Fofana became an instant social media sensation...

On Tribe and Tribalism: Letter to my Friend

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Dear Sheriff,Greetings this early Thursday morning, February 6, 2020 from my little corner in the cool groves of Kerr Serign.In accordance with our pact sealed a decade...

Brexit : what does it mean for the European Union and our partners?

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Joint Op-EdHRVP Josep Borrell & Head of UK Task Force, Michel BarnierOn 31 January 2020, the United Kingdom left the European Union. We lost a member of...

MR. President: CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE IS THE LIFE BLOOD OF A DEMOCRACY

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The first point of civility must point to truth - otherwise all its roads to formulate a civil and a vibrant democracy will lead to chaos and...

Ousainou Darboe and The Tax Commission and My Take

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I have seen on social media and many people also approached me asking why I did not comment on the Supreme Court ruling on the Tax Commission’s...

The Honourable Ya Kumba Jaiteh and the imperative of executive adherence to legality

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With mounting interest I follow the debate on whether there is authorisation under the 1997 Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia (“the Constitution”) for His Excellency,...

Drop the bogus charges against 3YJ protesters!

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By Banka MannehWe have made some serious gains the last three years on the human rights front but the government's behavior the past few days threatens to...

On Police Brutality and the Need for Restraint: Letter to the Inspector General of...

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I salute you my dear senior brother and respected national police leader; I salute you, stamping my foot with the vehemence of a newly recruited field-force officer....

The Government Press Release is the Official Declaration of Dictatorship! Never Again!!

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The Press Release issued by the Government Spokesman Ebrima Sankareh on 26 January 2020 should be considered as the official declaration of Dictatorship in the Gambia in...