On the Current Debacle at Nawec: System Failure

I have always had great respect and admiration for the man who is the new Managing Director of NAWEC because of his academic prowess. When we enlisted...

Remove the Entire Draft Section 107 Altogether in the Criminal Offences Bill

It is not enough for the Ministry of Justice to remove the second part of the draft section 107 regarding parental insult and then leave the first...

Concerns Over the Draft Criminal Offences Bill 2019

On Tuesday December 2nd the Minister of Justice will lay before the National Assembly a bill to amend the current Criminal Code. I wish to call on...

Baa Is Doing Too Much Now

Since becoming the Attorney General, we have seen Baa Tambadou gradually become more and more abrasive. It is in his attitude and in his speech! Just go...

On Lawyer Darboe and the reality of his clout in Gambian politics

I have never been a great fan of the Secretary General and Party Leader of the UDP, but neither have I ever been dismissive of his towering...

The implications of UDP’s U-turn

The leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) Lawyer Ousainou has made a major U-turn by urging President Adama Barrow to honor the three-year transition plan reached...

Full text of Ambassador Ismail Sefa Yuceer’s Turkey National Day Speech

Your Excellency Madam Vice President,Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly,Honourable Chief Justice,Honorable Ministers,Honourable Secretary General,Your Excellency Ambassadors,Members of the Diplomatic CommunityDistinguished Members of PressDear GuestsLadies and Gentlemen,All...

Is the TRRC Undermining Itself with Regards to Edward Singhateh?

Dr. Ousman GajigoGiven Edward Singhateh’s recent performance in front of the TRRC, any reconciliation event or process that involves him asking for forgiveness is a farce. It...

Understanding the Strategy and Tactics of Edward Singhateh

The strategy and tactics of Edward’s testimony is rooted in the philosophy of military training that he himself beautifully explained to the lead counsel. That is, a...

Edward Singhateh Testimony: a Challenge to the Integrity of the TRRC

The testimony of Edward Singhateh is proof yet again of why the TRRC is the worst option the government could have taken to address the crimes of...

Should Edward Singhatey be hanged?

The same question was asked for Sanna Sabally, the erstwhile Vice President of the AFPRC, by Da One in an opinion article published in The Gambia Times.Edward's...

The Devil is Narcissistic And A Liar

By Momodou NdowToo many witnesses spoke about the devil, and too many witnesses said the devil did it. Edward Singhateh’s name was called a million times and...

#Gambia: Are we serious about development?

It is without any modicum of doubt that no nation wakes up in the morning and realizes that it has been transformed or metamorphosed into a Utopia....

Why Turkey took the fight to Syria

It is dismaying that Turkey’s military operation in northeastern Syria is being spun in the American news media as an attack on Kurds, as weakening the fight...

The proxy war over the geostrategic position in the Horn of Africa ─ Somaliland...

The geopolitical importance of Somaliland and Somalia triggered huge contestation of regional and international powers which, eventually, compromised the international community’s impartiality, neutrality, and genuine engagement. The...

The army, who needs them? Gambians need to think hard about whether or not...

By Katim S. TourayEarly one morning, about 30 years ago, I asked myself a very uncomfortable question.I was in my official vehicle, a four-wheel drive LandRover, being...

Operation Peace Spring: Turkey is determined to fight all sorts of terrorism along its...

The conflict in Syria since 2011 has wreaked havoc on the Syrian people as well as has created a power vacuum in the country. The Syrian people,...

Commending the Barrow Government for Addressing the Plight of Victims

It is indeed a great initiative that the Gambia Government has provided fifty million dalasi to TRRC for the welfare of victims of the Yaya Jammeh Tyranny....

Where is the Leadership to Salvage Mother Gambia?

After all the speeches by the President and his Vice President and the NAMs about the State of the Nation Address and in the Adjournment Debate what...

What Gina Needs

By Momodou Ndow We all watched Gina Bass compete on the world stage and beamed with pride, despite the limited resources in Gambian sports. With virtually everything in...