State of the Nation Address: Utterly Inadequate and Misleading!

This is what Pres. Adama Barrow said in speaking about “certain developments that are of concern to the Government and the people of the Gambia”,“Recently, some people...

To defeat corruption, we must uproot the corrupt machinery

It is a very painful realization that the sitting President of the Republic of The Gambia is not only providing lip service to the critical reform programs...

Yahya Jammeh: The Gambia’s worst economic criminal

By Zakaria Kemo KontehFor a President who was given so much by the tax payers in salaries and benefits yet took even more from them through dishonest...

The unsettling selective application of Janneh Commission’s recommendation

We reject the rejection of the Barrow Administration in regards to the Commission's recommendations against Alhaji Ousman Ceesay and Mambury Njie.The very move to retain Ceesay as...

RELIGIOUSITY, SOCIETY & OUR OBNOXIOUS UNIVERSE

If anything is keeping me up at night about Gambia, its how we’re completely out of touch with the realities affecting our lives, because we’ve simply been...

From 37 to 7 Souls Unlawfully Jailed. Why We Need to Check the Police...

In our Republic the power to enforce the law falls on the justice delivery system first and foremost which comprises the police and the courts primarily. It...

Urgent Action is Necessary to Sanitize Diplomatic Passport Saga

It is indeed disappointing and outrageous that such national documents as diplomatic passports could be given to family members of ministers. That does not tell well at...

On the Demise of Robert Mugabe and Related Matters: Letter to DJ Fireman

I salute you, Fireman, It has been a while since I last sent you that famous letter on Reggae music. And talking about Reggae music, and it’s revolutionary ethos, the...

Stand Against Abuse of Power and Disregard of the Rule of Law!

It is less than three years when we ended a Dictatorship notorious for violations without accountability hence impunity. For 22 years we had a regime in which...

Sabally Urges Government to Diversify Sports Development

Former S.G and International Speaker Momodou Sabally has lamented government’s over-concentration on football to the detriment of other sports. “At this rate, we might just as well...

On the Recent Cabinet Reshuffle: the President’s Report Card (Part 2)

But Yankuba is yet to be indicted for any direct involvement in human right abuses. And if the law of the land is anything to go by,...

Barrow and His Poor Performance at the Kairaba Memorial Service

Honestly I doubt the President did a good speech yesterday!Of course he didn’t say anything untoward or despicable about Jawara or anyone. But the speech lacked the...

On the Late Sir Dawda Jawara : Tribute to an Emblem of Peace

I never had a close personal acquaintance with the first President of The Republic of The Gambia but I was close enough to have had the great...

To Honour and Celebrate Dawda Kairaba Jawara is to Uphold and Live by his...

“It is only when people are at peace with themselves that they can share it with their neighbours. One can certainly not give what one doesn’t have....

In multiple Addresses at Youth Events, Sabally Buttresses the need to Maintain Peace

Former S.G and International Speaker Momodou Sabally has reiterated his message to Gambian youths to ensure that peace and stability prevail in the country at all times...

The Death of KAIRABA, The End of an ERA!

KAIRABA, Barajally Tenda’s most celebrated son, is no more! Man, it is practically impossible to conceptualize, or better still, to put anyone’s entire existence into a prose...

Zoo Keeper

Written by Momodou NdowWe didn’t have any pets at ‪64 Dubson street‬, when I lived in Banjul. In fact, not very many compounds there had pets because...

‘Disappointing appointments:’ Basidia M Drammeh’s take on Barrow’s Thursday hiring and firing

President Adama Barrow’s decision and timing to effect a minor Cabinet reshuffle, which saw the appointment of Sheikh Omar Faye as Defense minister and the firing and...

On the P.R. Woes at State House: All the President’s Men

Facebook has a weird way of waking up sleeping dogs; and I found one moment this morning. After a few days of critiquing the Public Relations team...

LAMIN NJIE: African leaders are champions in pressing the self-destruct button but it will...

December is three months away and already the polity is heating up. I honestly do not know how it will all pan out.I still stand by what...