The Palaver on Adama’s Second Term Bid:

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Alagi Yorro Jallow After many months of waiting for the other shoe to drop, Gambians finally heard President Barrow announce his readiness to fight for re-election. Silent majority...

GDC Expresses Condolences To The Family Of The Late Asombie Bojang

Gambia Democratic Congress PRESS RELEASE The entire membership of the Gambia Democratic Party (GDC) and I, Honourable Mamma Kandeh would like to express our profound and heartfelt condolences...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

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    Another murky and an unpleasant English weather, breezy and cloudy with intermittent drizzles. Mr President, albeit it is English, it depicts all the epitomes of new Gambia’s...

Birmingham books advancing academic research in The Gambia

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Birmingham City University has donated more than 350 books to a new research institute in The Gambia which is hoping to advance education and academic research in...

Mayor Bensouda’s First Ten Days In Office: D85 Million Road Development Project Signed

KMC Press Release Following the inauguration and commencement of our term in office, the first 10 days has been challenging and eventful.   The following key milestones have been achieved:   ...

Is UDP to be Blamed for Barrow turning into an Inept ‘Political Animal’

The Gambia has been dealt with a heavy hand in the arena of leadership. After a feckless, corrupt 30-year rule of President Jawara, under the patronage of...

SAMSUDEEN SARR – COMMENT: Spare me the baloney defense minister Sheikh Omar Faye

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Am I the only one bothered by the question of how dumb the Gambia defense minister Honorable Shiekh Omar thinks we are to believe that sweet talking...

DUGA Launched On Gambian Soil

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Gambian-US based civil society group, The Democratic Union of Gambian Activists DUGA was launched for the first time in Gambian after fighting several years to dislodge the...

A CITIZEN’S QUERY: IS NRMG FINISH?

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On April 26th 2015, the National Resistance Movement Group (NRMG) issued a press release. In the release as published on Freedom Newspaper, NRMG stationed itself as the...

“Nobody Will Be Fired For Your Political Affiliation,” Says Local Government Minister Dibba

The Minister of Local Government and Lands, Mr Lamin N Dibba has said that he would not fire any Chief or Village Head based on their political...

The National Democratic Institute report – Gambia.

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The National Democratic Institute (NDI) recently conducted an independent public opinion research in The Gambia to explore attitudes pertaining to the constitutional reforms and the overall political...

After 20 years, it is almost surreal when you stop & thinking the regime...

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By Habib Drammeh   Although the cocktail of discontent is different in every country, but the pattern of political earthquakes across the western world has continued in West Africa...

100 Days of the Coalition. Grade: D

  By Madi Jobarteh   Since the APRC NAMs amended Section 48(3) of the Constitution in 2003 to make simple majority or first-past-the-post the rule for winning elections, it became...

HERE COMES THE RAINY SEASON AND SO ALSO IS THE “POTO-POTO”

  By Famara Fofana   The rains are here again and the famerfolk are naturally brimming with optimism like a poised to receive manna from heaven. For them, this marks...

Truth and Irreconcilables – Part III

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  I understand the Barrow government's preference to deal with the atrocities committed by the Jammeh regime through a Truth and Reconciliation Commission ("TRC") mechanism, rather than engage in piecemeal...

Barrow’s Cabinet Reshuffle: Causalities, Survivors and Reasons You Never Knew

By Alhassan & Sainey Darboe, Frank Underwood in the NETFLIX series HOUSE OF CARDS once remarked: “The road to power is paved with hypocrisy, and casualties. For those...

Former NIA Clinic Demolished Following The Solo Sandeng Murder Trial

The Clinic facility of the former 'notorious' National Intelligence Agency (NIA) has been demolished in the wake of Solo Sandeng's murder trial, a political activist who was...

The Lesson from Saudi Arabia and the Journalist

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In the final analysis, what the killing of Saudi journalist Khashoggi By Saudi State agents inside their embassy in Turkey highlights is that in every country in...

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...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT…

  The Environment.... In my language, Fula, there is a saying, 'Ñawndi wari'(Roughly: while trying to cure, you kill). Yesterday, I wrote to talk about diversification and how we...