HOW YAYA JAMMEH’S PARANOIA DECIMATED THE GAMBIAN VOUS

The “vous” is a derivative of “rendez-vous” and has long been a Gambian social institution. It is an organization of peers with shared interests, where men, and...

LETTER TO THE GAMBIAN STRUGGLE

Dear Strugglers, This is your buddy The Struggle. I greet you all with the warmest of greetings from the greatest strugglers before you. A special greeting from Mandela...

The Gambia: Reconciliation, no; indemnifying, hell no


It does not come without huge costs. It’s an extremely traumatic experience, which robs citizens of their moral grounding by downgrading their humanity and elevating their materiality....

ASTONISHING REVELATIONS ON THE DISAPPEARANCE OF JOURNALIST CHIEF EBRIMA MANNEH

As the Gambia joins the rest of the World to celebrate World Press Freedom Day today, May 3rd, 2015, I wish to join you (Media practitioners) in...

A MOTHER’S CRY FOR YUSUPHA LOWE

Although I strongly detest and condemn the arrest of young and innocent Yusupaha Lowe 14 years old, I became more engrossed into the fight for his immediate...

JULY 22ND 1994 WAS THE DAY WHEN PRESS FREEDOM DIED IN THE GAMBIA

Today is  the world press freedom day. This supposed to be a day of joy, and a day of celebration for the press all over the world,...

JAMMEH IS CHARGING FAMILIES FOR THE SINS OF THEIR RELATIVES: #FreeYusuphaLowe

‘Hurt people hurt people’, they say. Any man who lacks certain basic human emotions hurt people but they hardly get hurt. Yaya Jammeh is that kind. Of...

THE JAMMEH GOVERNMENT IMPASSE WITH UDP, A LESSON IN IRONY

A United Democratic Party (UDP) member who was stuck in an impasse with Jammeh’s military police at Fass Njaga Choi described dictator Yaya Jammeh as “the most...

A Citizen’s Query: Is NRMG Finish? The Debate Rages on …Part 2

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 “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds” –Albert Einstein. As our traditional adage goes “ning-boroo mang meh, koomah-tuulal bukah-long” meaning if the race is not...

INDONESIA DOES A GAMBIA: EXECUTES EIGHT

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This saddens me. That in combating crimes and drugs, drug related crimes such as trafficking carry capital punishment. President Jammeh in his attempt to ‘combat’ drug trafficking, a...

PRETENTIOUS SYMPATHIZER LAUNCHES SKATING, SCORNFUL ATTACK ON NRMG LEADERSHIP Rejoinder: Citizens` Query – Is...

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Freedom of speech is such a beautiful thing to happen for anyone especially a people who have been deprived of it for nearly a quarter of a...

A Critique of “You Lazy African Intellectuals – Field Ruwe”

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The origin of this article was penned by Field Ruwe.  He is a US-based Zambian media practitioner and author. He is also a PhD candidate with a...

THE GAMBIA: MORE THAN JUST THE UDP PARTY LEADER; TURNING THE MOMENT INTO A...

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Clearly, political events over the past two decades have shown Gambians’ incredibly capacity to let each national crisis lapse without appropriately responding to the gravity of each...

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...

UDP, GAMBIAN WOMEN, PROJECT A 2016 JAMMEH GBAGBO.

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Ousainou Darboe. Kemeseng Jammeh. Solo Sandeng. These folks and many unknowns proved that the Gambia still has hearts made of steel. Fatoumata Tambajang. Fatou Jawara (women youth...

THE PEOPLE’S WARRANT FOR JAMMEH’S ARREST

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WE THE DISOBEDIENT SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF OUR BELOVED GAMBIA, HEREBY DECLARE YAYA JAMMEH WANTED FOR TREASON, MURDER, RAPE, PLUNDER AND PILLAGE. A WARRANT FOR HIS ARREST...

WHY PRESIDENT JAMMEH WATCHES GAMBIANS DIE AT SEA.

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Every day, scores of lives perish in the deserts and the Mediterranean Sea. Hardly does a day go by that you do not read about Gambians dying...

AN OPEN LETTER TO SOUTH AFRICANS

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Dear People of South Africa Whenever I think of your beloved country, the first things that comes to my mind are Nelson Mandela: self liberation, modern architecture, beautiful...

THE GAMBIA: UDP’S HON. OUSAINOU DARBOE STANDS HIS GROUND; FINALLY

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The looks on Yahya Jammeh’s face are always priceless; nervous, insecure and intimidated. Hon Ousainou Darboe on the other hand, exudes dignity, and is as sure of...

THE DREAM: THE GAMBIAN DREAM or LACK THEREOF

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Study hard, whatever you do make sure your WASSCE results show FIVE credits including MATH and ENGLISH”. Those were the words of my favorite Aunt when I was...