The Gambia – GRA SCANDAL 2.0

  Dear Mr Sallah, Honourable Member of Parliament You may have been aware that the Managing Director of GRA, Yankuba Darboe, recently presented Two (2) brand new cars to President...

Dr. Ismaila Ceesay to Spend the Night in Detention

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The only reason The Gambia Police arrested Dr. Ismaila Ceesay is because of this sentence in a report of his interview with the Voice Newspaper. “Top Political scientist...

A DEMI GOD, A NEW PROPHET, OR A LOUSY PARROT?

  By Ousman Mbowe   It is rather amazing, yet astonishing that a human being who came into this world without any power, without any strength, being carried and moved...

Commonwealth faults Gambia’s poor communication efforts

A Commonwealth mission to The Gambia has faulted the efforts of the Gambia government in effectively communicating the challenges it faces to the public. This is disclosed by...

On World Press Freedom Day, PEN International-Gambia Centre calls for the repeal of criminal...

3 May 2018 - On World Press Freedom Day, PEN International-Gambia Center, calls for the repeal of criminal defamation and insult laws. Over 150 writers and NGOs...

“We Must Watch Every Move Of The Government”–Veronic Wright

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Ms Veronic Wright, a Gambian Legal Adviser and Officer in charge of the Office of the Prosecutor, United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunal has called on...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….Say No to Sycophancy

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I am flabbergasted by the number of adverts on the newspapers seeking to wish you a Happy Eid. In itself, , it is not bad. Indeed it...

African Entrepreneurs to converge for largest entrepreneurs’ forum

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Africa’s leading entrepreneurship-focused philanthropic organisation, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), has announced October 25, 2018, as the date for its 4thannual TEF Entrepreneurship Forum. The largest gathering of...

The “Sandeng Amendment Act” – A Replay

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Some years back, I wrote on the National Assembly to legislate an act centred on presidential term limit in memory of the late Solo Sandeng. Given an...

Man in police net for alleged ‘attempted rape’

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A Gambian is currently in police net at the Bundung Police Station for alleged 'attempted rape'. The incident, according eyewitnesses, happened in Bundung in the Kanifing Municipality on...

Gambian Foreign Minister Meets UK High Commissioner, EU Ambassador

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The High Commissioner of the United Kingdom, Her Excellency Sharon Wardle and the European Union Ambassador to The Gambia, His Excellency, Attila Lajos, Tuesday April 10, 2018 held discussions...

“I Will Be The People’s Mayoress Despite Being Elected On UDP Ticket” Rohey Lowe

By Arfang M.S. Camara The newly elected Mayoress of Banjul City Council, Rohey Malick Lowe has stated that in as much as she was elected on the United...

The Gambia: the challenge to not diverge from the important, the necessary and the...

It was a vigorous back to back manifestation of new breath of political life. First, PDOIS held its annual Congress in Bansang and produced an ambitious 17-point...

In Defence of Ndey Tapha Sosseh: Mamadou Tangara must Resign and Apologise for Aiding...

The rebuttal by Mamadou Tangara that he never sought the extradition of Ndey Tapha Sosseh from Mali is laden with loopholes for which Tangara cannot exonerate himself...

Writer Demands Better Working Conditions

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  Dear Editor,   I want to draw your attention to the flight of poor civil servants with poor salaries deemed lowest in the world. Civil Servants cannot afford house...

Constitutional law developments in The Gambia: 2020

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In 2020, The Gambia witnessed a series of key constitutional developments. These include the stalling of the constitution-making process, challenges to the constitutional validity of immunity from...

ELECTRICAL INSTABILITY

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  The persisting electrical and water shortage problem in the country worries and bewilders the masses who felt they have been betrayed by the APRC government who sow...

What The People Say: Pre Elections Vox Pop (Video)

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORq6FYai4G0

‘APRC pulls bigger crowd than when Jammeh was around’

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APRC spokesman Seedy Njie has said that the party’s welcome crowd at the Upper River Region outnumbered even any welcome given to former president Jammeh in the...

Coalition agreed on a 3-year term – VP

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The chairperson of the Coalition 2016 and now vice president, Fatoumatta Jallow, has confirmed that the term limit discussed among the Coalition partners for their presidential candidate...