HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

  Criminals Let Loose.... About ten days ago, I read in the newspapers that a man had been arrested, accused of raping an-eight-year-old girl. I was gobsmacked. What type...

MR PRESIDENT GAMBIANS WILL HELP YOU LIFT AS WE RISE TOGETHER

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By Basil Jones, PhD Gambia is at the dawn of a new era. We need to do the smart thing and nothing, absolutely nothing should stop or distract...

Drop The Draconian Laws….

  For many years, we were under the yoke of colonialism. The British colonized us and did everything - wanted to continue to do anything - to keep...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

  Put Your House in Order.... I read somewhere that the Minister for Information, Mr Demba Ali Jawo said that he has no idea where the vehicles given to...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

  Being an inexperienced leadership in a young democracy minted from the debris of a very repressive dictatorship is the toughest, most delicate and often prone to derail...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

  Is Nepotism Seeping in...? Although we have been continuously talking about Constitutional Reform since you took office, the idea was to have a total overhaul of the Constitution...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

  A people's leader. Actually isn't the most educated, revered, charismatic or even powerful. He is often strikingly ordinary, compassionate and a complete embodiment of his societal customs,...

The Impact of Gambia’s predicament on our general well-being

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The 22 years of Jammeh’s repressive rule, characterized by arbitrary arrests and detention, enforced disappearances, mass incarceration, torture, maim and killing of innocent citizens, came with serious...

My Objection to the Constitutional Amendments!

  Why did the Barrow Administration change only two provisions in our Constitution when they had identified in their 2016 Manifesto numerous provisions that they would amend when...

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...

Legislate an Act Providing for Reparation and Recognition of Victims of Human Rights During...

  The National Assembly must enact a Human Rights Victims Reparations and Recognition Act, and create an independent Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board to administer a compensation fund...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

  Where Are My Taxes....? This week I spent fifty dalasis on waste disposal. I used to pay D10 for a bag of waste to be transported by donkey...

Reflections on Gunjur’s environmental situation

By Tukulor Sey In recognition of World Ocean Day, environmental activists in Gunjur, Kombo South came together and embarked on a mission to clean up our beaches. The...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

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  Peace and security are the fundamental pillars on which any sustainable development is desk. I don't really know what it is about this new government and the...

A Classical case of forgiveness and Healing a Nation from the Past

  Alagi Yorro Jallow Forgiveness is one of the most beautiful acts that humans are capable of. In South Africa, just after apartheid had been dismantled and Nelson Mandela...

Follow The National Assembly! Stand up for Democracy!!

  Here are the 12 Select Committees of the National Assembly including the National Assembly Authority which is composed of the Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Majority and Minority leaders.   1....

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

  Cost of Living.... Mr President... the Ramadan is just around the corner and many have begun preparations for this sacred, but expensive month. It is clear that when...

We Need a Truth and Justice Commission

  So far the common post-conflict practice in Africa is to create a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) as we saw in Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Liberia following...

Parliamentarians Raise Critical Issues on the Revised Budget

  The presentation of the revised budget by Finance Minster Amadou Sanneh is not only long overdue but also utterly urgent and necessary given the gross financial indiscipline...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

  Disaster Relief.... In the Wolof Language they say, 'xoddeeku balaa ngai laka le', a crude translation of this will be 'prevention is better than cure'. Every year, when...