EBRIMA NYANG – LETTER: This is not the government we deserve

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Mr President, it is incumbent on you to visit the past and reshape the present condition of the country. You have toured the four corners of the...

On the plight of Gambians abroad during this COVID-19 era: Letter to my president

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Your Excellency Sir, This is the 7th letter addressed to you in this series themed “On the Realities of our Current Situation: Letter to my President”. I know that...

LAMIN J DARBO – OPINION: The CRC was not constituted to engage in copious...

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In an interview with The Fatu Network, the Chair of the Constitutional Review Commission (the Chair) failed to refute the charge that the CRC significantly plagiarised provisions...

Paradox of the times and ‘leaders’ from UDP ranks

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By Alhassan Darboe I will open this sentence by paraphrasing the acclaimed Nigerian columnist, Sam Omatseye who in these troubling times of the ravaging plague (Covid-19), philosophized that...

AMBASSADOR PASCHALL – COMMENT – United we will defeat COVID-19

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The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against Covid-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, new U.S. technical and material assistance...

On the Macroeconomic Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Letter to my President (Part 2)

Mr President, It’s Sunday morning and I have just stepped out to the bakery close to your newly inaugurated (though incomplete) International Conference Centre around the Senegambia Hotel...

On the macroeconomic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic: Letter to my president

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Good morning Mr. President, I must start with an apology for missing the timeline for the delivery of part 5 of this series entitled “On the Realities of...

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...

Defence analyst calls on army chief to deny Masanneh Kinteh’s bodyguards and cars request

A defence analyst Sariang Marong has called on new army chief Yakuba Drammeh to reject Masanneh Kinteh's request for a nine-man secutity detail and two cars. Mr Marong...

New economic opportunities amidst Covid-19 fight

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A gloomy outlook indicates that countries around the world shall face steep recession by the time dust begins to settle on the virus pandemic. While concern remain...

Virus economics

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The Coronavirus’ negative impact on the world economy is self-evident, in that it has a cascading effect that will affect every country in the world and every...

On the realities of our current situation: letter to my president (Part 4)

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Good Morning Mr President, I greet with you neither cheers nor jeers; I approach you on this matter with a sombre disposition given the urgency of our situation...

LAMIN NJIE – OPINION: Coronavirus will go… but only after it lives out its...

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Coronavirus is not of this world. It's a hugely strange disease - and almost everyone is now beginning to know about it. Let's point out one fact: at...

Yunus Hydara writes to Ba Tambadou on manner Jammeh’s seized assets were handled

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UK-based Gambian Yunus Hydara has written to the Minister of Justice Abubacarr Tambadou showing concern over the 'manner' former president Yahya Jammeh's assets were handed. Below is Mr...

As the nation weeps

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Gambia is a sad case! My heart bleeds for my people! They have no one to look up to when in dilemma despite running after air conditioned...

On the realities of our current situation: letter to my president (Part 2)

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Good Morning Mr. President, It has been a little over a week since I sent you my first epistle in this series. It is tough to maintain a...

Madi Jobarteh – Comment: Congratulations to The Heroes and Fatu Network!

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Let me first of all appreciate the many Gambians who believe in me and the work I do to the point that they voted for me to...

To ‘Secular’ or not – A perspective

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In the summer of 2019, @KMC councilman, Kemo Bojang, had opined that The Gambia should pursue a system of ‘’democracy with Gambian characteristics’’. It came to...

The imam and the journalist: The story of Baa-Kawsu and Taranga FM

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Following his appearance at the ongoing Truth Reconciliation and Reparation Commission on Thursday, popular preacher and Islamic Scholar, Imam Baa-Kawsu Fofana became an instant social media sensation...

On Tribe and Tribalism: Letter to my Friend

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Dear Sheriff, Greetings this early Thursday morning, February 6, 2020 from my little corner in the cool groves of Kerr Serign. In accordance with our pact sealed a decade...