MADI JOBARTEH – COMMENTARY: US Police Brutality has arrived on Gambian Shores! Time to...

By Madi Jobarteh We are deeply saddened at the news of the shooting to death of a Gambian youth Momodou Lamin Sisay today by the US Police even...

Break the “Yaabaateh”: That EU Campaign is Immoral 

The Gambia is a land of pristine beauty neatly carved into two for a zigzagging river pouring crystal clear water from the Atlantic Ocean. A nation and...

ZKK – COMMENTARY: How A Race For Political Power And Dominance Shattered The Transition...

By Zakaria Kemo Konteh (ZKK) We take no pleasure or pride in reminding ourselves of our dark, painful and difficult past. If anything, we were hopeful, upbeat and...

On the EU and their Affront to our Religion and Culture: Let’s Break the...

From the dusty scrolls of our colonial history to the muddy records of our post-independence interactions with Europe and her allied institutions, our past is replete with...

The draft constitution, retroactivity, and the rule of law

At the Paradise TV televised national discussion, and in its aftermath, the issue of the commencement of the Presidential term has dominated the public conversation headlines. By section...

President Barrow is NOT interested to fight corruption

Put simply, corruption is the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. It comes in many forms, including public servants taking money or favours in exchange for...

LAMIN J DARBO – COMMENTARY: CRC took the country on a tour de force...

As we enter the Paradise TV day on the Draft Constitution (the Draft), further observations on the document are in order. From non-constitutional material packed into the Draft,...

On the Audacity of Fiscal Profligacy: Letter to the Minister of Finance (Part 3)

Honourable Minister and my dear brother, I must start off by admitting my own sadness at having to write to you once more on this very bitter and...

On the Chronicles of Lambai: Exploits of the Great Sons of Salikenni in Gambian...

Touted for its deep political culture, Salikenni is described by pundits as the 'University of Gambian Politics'. Also called Lambai-Moribolong, Salikenni,  is the 12th largest rural town...

IBRAHIM S CEESAY – COMMENTARY: The fate of Gambian students in Sudan

When one looks at the rising number of Covid-19 positive cases in Sudan, listens to the circulated videos from the Sudanese Minister of Health, then one must...

On the plight of Gambian students studying abroad: Letter to my president

Your Excellency and Chancellor of our first ever university, I write to you about a matter very close to my heart, the welfare of young Gambians studying...

Rash movements across the civil service

I was left bemused by recent press release issued by government as to reasons advanced for rash redeployments of civil service personnel. A big breaking news story...

Darboe’s World Press Freedom Day statement in full

My Dear Compatriots, Over the weekend the World Press Freedom Day and the May Day of 2020 were marked with the cloud of the Corona Virus Pandemic hanging...

DR ISMAILA CEESAY – COMMENTARY: The case for mass testing in The Gambia as...

By Dr Ismaila Ceesay To help contain the novel coronavirus, it is imperative for The Gambia to conduct mass community testing as cases surge in the small West...

Journalism without fear or favour. The Gambia needs strong and fearless journalists today more...

Today is World Press Freedom Day with the theme ‘Journalism without fear or favour’. A day dedicated to the promotion of freedom of expression and the media....

Used, Abused and Dumped: The New Gambia Project is a Disaster for the...

7 days after President Barrow’s Vice President uttered her condescending remarks against Gambian youths, the young people of this country continue to vent their umbrage against Isatou...

Again We Are Missing The Point

By Lamdo When people speak up against Manjang’s removal, not all are merely against the government. This is more complicated than that. It’s alright though if that’s where...

On the politics of COVID-19 and food aid: The Barrownites have lost it (Part...

It is by now quite evident that President Barrow and his political protagonists (dubbed the Barrownites by a savvy observer of our politics) will never get anything...

Equality or exceptionalism: embedding preferential treatment in the Draft Constitution

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As we continue to interrogate the proposed Draft Constitution (the Draft) in the tradition of public conversation, issues central to equality and the fundamental precept of the...

Genesis of Gambia’s current predicaments

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By Abdullah Samateh The coming to power of Mr. Adama Barrow as president of The Gambia marked the end of the darkest chapter in our history and revived...