The Meaning of the National Assembly Rejection of the Supplementary Bill

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The Constitution allows the Government to seek more money from the Parliament if the budget provided for that year cannot meet expenses simply because of the emergence...

Commission Of Inquiry On Faraba Visits Village, Inspects Vandalized Properties

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing into the Faraba incident has on Monday, July 30 visited sites at the village and interviewed some residents. It could be recalled...

Even Minimum Wage Won’t Be Enough…

Amidst reports that the management and staff members at the Central bank of the Gambia are set to increase (triple actually) their emoluments the issue of...

On the Impending Deportation of Migrants: an Epistle to Pope Francis

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Supreme Pontiff, In my previous letter to you I raised my concern over the death of african migrants on the shores of Europe without any genuine sense of...

On the UDP and Its Inexorable Rise to Supra-National Dominance: Can’t Cage Us

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A lot has happened since the planets-moving homecoming of the Secretary General and Party Leader of the United Democratic Party from his unprecedented, game-changing Diaspora tour some...

YouTube shooting: Female suspect found dead of self-inflicted gunshot wound, 4 others shot

Terrified employees fled as gunfire rang out at YouTube's sprawling headquarters in San Bruno, California, shortly after midday Tuesday, prompting a massive police response and evacuation as...

A fate uncertain: the draft constitution in the National assembly

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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...

Concerns Over the Draft Criminal Offences Bill 2019

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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...

Statement By Justice Minister Tambadou On The Launching Of The TRRC

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WELCOME REMARKS BY ATTORNEY GENERAL AT LAUNCHING OF TRRC ON 15 OCTOBER 2018 Your Excellency, Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia; Honourable Speaker of the National...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

  The Gods Are Not to Blame…. There is a lot of inefficiency in both our private and civil services. We take almost everything for granted and in the...

DR Congo police kill two students protesters

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By Will Ross, Africa editor, BBC World Service Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo have shot dead two students during protests in the capital, Kinshasa. On Monday students at...

Tribalism: Jammeh’s Worst Nightmare

  By Lamin Gano   In a recent meeting in Talinding during his meet the peoples’ tour, President Jammeh warned Gambians against tribalism. In his own words, “I will not...

Writer Says Former Chief Justice Fagbenle Owes Millions To Local Banks

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  Dear Editor, The former chief justice, Emmanuel Oluwasegun Fagbenle is back in The Gambia and is currently hiding somewhere in Bakau. He called the Accountant at the judiciary for...

“Former Captain Ebou Jallow absconded with $3 Million Dollars,” Lamin Kaba Bajo Tells Commission

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Captain Ebou Jallow, former Spokesman of the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council AFPRC Military Junta has been accused of stealing millions of US dollars from state funds...

IGP Says He Is Committed To Combating Crime in The Gambia

The acting Inspector General of Gambia Police Force has said that he is committed to combating crime in the country, and called on Gambians to support the...

POLITICS IS NOT THE SOLUTION BUT UNITY IS

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Since the so called “new Gambia” came into existence, we as Gambians have now allowed politics to swallow our humanity and togetherness. Lately, we have become so...

My take on The Standard’s news story captioned “Police brokers Tallingding cemetery standoff”

  In the Standard issue of 8 May 2017, a statement by the police was published. Unfortunately, the statement by the police leaves much to be desired. The police...

REFLECTIONS ON THE GAMBIA FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE

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  To: The Relevant Authorities I would like first and foremost to congratulate the President and the new government for the resounding a victory during the December 1, 2016, President...

There Are Plans To Have Diaspora Gambians Vote- Njai

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By Alieu Ceesay Plans are afoot to have Gambians in the diaspora vote in their native country's political elections, the Chairman of The Gambia’s Independent Electoral Commission said...

What is the Position of The Gambia Bar Association on the TRRC Act, 2017...

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Dr. Omar Janneh (PhD) Close scrutiny of the TRRC Act, 2017 highlights many problems with it: Excessive Executive involvement(TRRC Act; section 5(1-3); 10(1-3); 12; 22(2)(6). Besides, the Act...