KEBBA NANKO: Mr Bub S Njie Needs the Most Basic Civic Education on Gambia...

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In response to an article published on the Freedom newspaper and Fatu network, entitled “The Jawara Administration was a Moonwalk: shall we tell Papa Njie?” written by...

SAMSUDEEN SARR – OPINION: My Take in the Mali regime change

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Having been inundated by demands from friends to sound my opinion in the current political situation in Mali, I decided to abort my initial intention of waiting...

The Jawara Administration was a Moonwalk: shall we tell Papa Njie?

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It is logically incoherent to argue that politicians will only be noble if they stop seeing power as a reason for their politics. As head of a...

On Scholastic Aptitude and Natural Wit: Tribute to Imam Tafsir Gaye

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It was the great poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, who famously penned this reassuring truth: “Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave...

TRIBUTE: Alhaji Imam Tafsir Gaye(1936-2020): Gambian Orientalist, Religious Teacher and Columnist

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By: Hassoum Ceesay, The Gambia National Museum, Banjul Last Sunday Alhaji Imam Tafsir Gaye died aged 84, and I lost another friend and confidante of twenty years standing....

ZKK – OPINION: The President’s Address To The Nation – Too Little, Too Late…

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After days of relentless calls by concerned Gambians for the President to address the nation even though I personally don't see the need for it, he is...

Mali’s ‘African Spring’, a foregone conclusion, next are Ivory Coast, Guinea Conakry and…

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Tuesday August 11, 2020 marks the resumption of public defiance by Mali’s political opposition parties following their ten-day respite in observation of the Eid al-Fitr, a nightmare...

EDI MASS JOBE – COMMENT: This is a unique opportunity to come together and...

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Covid is a disease of the community, it is an existential threat against all of us and therefore we are all responsible for its spread or containment....

GAP – STATEMENT: Individual interest ahead of rationality for the public interest leads to...

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The larger Gambia Action Party family under the visionary leadership of Hon. Musa Ousainou Yali Batchilly is greatly reduced to the kingdom of worrisome for the simple...

CITIZENS’ ALLIANCE – STATEMENT: Citizens’ Alliance COVID-19 Plea: A Call for Leadership and Unity

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Fellow Gambians, on April 23rd of this year the Citizens’ Alliance called for a press conference, where we expressed our heartfelt sorrow and disappointment towards the Government’s...

On the Realities of our Current Situation: Letter to my President (Part 11)

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Your Excellency, I resume this series with great sorrow and deep pain. I had thought you had made the worst of your mistakes and therefore there could be...

Sam Lobster Sarr failed to secure a job from President Adama Barrow

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I finally received the long-awaited letter from the office of the president, Statehouse Banjul, approving my application to meet the Gambian President, His Excellency Adama Barrow. I...

MADI JOBARTEH – OPINION: Time for the President to Revisit the COVID-19 Response

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It is indeed outrageous how citizens ignore preventive measures to combat Coronavirus. However this problem lie at the foot of the President and the sooner he realises...

SUKAI GAYE – OPINION: Feminism is not a war against men

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I see a lot of posts about Feminism and I wonder if there is a misconception, misunderstanding, or misbelief but whatever the case is some of you...

The Case for an African Czar at the Global Bazar: Ngozi for WTO

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The world has shortchanged women for centuries as we evolve as a human family. While always content to be the foundation for our elevation as a people,...

LAMIN NJIE – COMMENT: The president is operating cluelessly about Covid-19… the proof is...

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This is the moment for you to understand President Barrow and his government are clueless about how to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. Since March, when this crisis...

SAMSUDEEN SARR – COMMENT: UN chief condemns! Is Mali the first ‘African Spring?’

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I wonder how many people have heard the condemnatory speech recently uttered by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on July 17, 2020 in South Africa on...

HASSOUM CEESAY – COMMENTARY: ‘I fear being managed out and eliminated and my opinions...

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By Hassoum Ceesay, Historian, the Gambia National Museum Recently, I spent a few hours at the archives and I was intrigued by a small article tucked away on...

SAMSUDEEN SARR – TRIBUTE: Tribute to Biri and Imam Barham – could it be...

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, marked a somber day in the Gambia that I feel obliged to share this tribute about these fallen heroes. Two prominent and iconic...

Pele de Gambie: a legend passes on (Part 1)

The sobering tunes of the flutes of The Gambia Police Band are soaring into the air, infusing the atmosphere as they play “Bismillaahi Rahmaani Raheem. Lillaahi n-toobi...