When will Pres. Adama Barrow address the Tribal Politics of Hamat Bah?

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By Madi Jobarteh There is no doubt that no Gambian should be subjected to discrimination and ethnic profiling by State agents. Indeed, I’ve received some complaints from many...

Madi Jobarteh: The NPP rally at State House is illegal and must be stopped...

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By Madi Jobarteh The ongoing NPP rally on the grounds of the State House is illegal and undermines democracy and good governance of the country. It is indeed...

SAM SARR – COMMENT: White American Lawyer Stephen J Rapp, please take your knee...

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Once again thanks to our mental slaves and shameless Uncle Toms that jobless-white wanderers like American lawyer Stephen J. Rapp possibly in desperate need of income or...

ALH ESSA GIGO 1928-2020 A LIFE LIVED FOR OTHERS

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By: Saihou Omar Gigo Saturday, august 21st, two thousand and twenty years after the passing of his namesake (Jesus Christ), the sun attempted to rise at 6am, but like an aircraft...

COACH PASAMBA JOW – COMMENT: The IEC chairman’s term expired in 2018

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By: Pasamba Jow ( Coach) Many Gamnbians, including yours truly, are grateful to the Chairman and his team for conducting the 2016 Presidential elections and ensuring that the...

The ‘got you’ questions The Fatu Network failed to ask Dr Sidat Jobe

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By Samsudeen Sarr In my marathon interview with The Fatu Network a few weeks ago, the host Lamin Njie bombarded me with so many “got you” question that...

On the appointment of Buah Saidy as Governor of the Central Bank

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Unlike my good friend, Sheriff Bojang, I am no sybil; neither do I claim the attributes of a cognoscenti. I cannot even morph into a moribaa (grand...

Attempts at Constitutional Reform in The Gambia: Whither the Draft Constitution?

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By Satang Nabaneh. The Gambia’s constitution-drafting process, aimed at ushering in a third Republic, has reached an unfortunate dead-end. More than two years after the constitutional review process...

The Draft Constitution: Dialogue Is The Oxygen Of Change

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I am not quite sure whether the dust has finally settled, or is the start of a new droll movie, which features Ado’s entourage running like a...

On Bees and Beefs: Letter to my Friend (Part 1)

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Dear Sheriff, It has been a long time since we last exchanged notes in this epistolary series. Like I told you before, your quietness is quite disquieting. What...

Open letter to UN rep for West Africa and Sahel Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas

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Doctor Mohamed Ibn Chambas United Nations Special Representative of The Secretary General for West Africa and Sahel and head of UNOWAS Dear Doctor Chambas, It is from a compelling concern that I...

LAMIN NJIE – OPINION: Dawda Jallow has suffered his first true excoriation… what it...

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For those wondering if the nation's new attorney general will ever learn the harsh side of Gambians, the moment has arrived for you to find the sobering...

The Draft Constitution Debacle: A Win for Democracy

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Of recent — we have entered a new dawn in my homeland, thus, prompting a myriad of conversations on the idea of justice, of liberty, of democracy, of the...

SAMSUDEEN SARR – COMMENTARY: What Lawyer Darboe may constitutionally understand that we don’t

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I wonder how many people are following the seemingly impending political crisis developing in the USA, six weeks before the presidential election there with President Donald Trump...

LAMIN NJIE – OPINION: It’s Justice Sulayman Jallow that I feel sorry for… it’s...

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The draft constitution was always bound to fumble. This was the belief held by many fervid observers. A new constitution was one of the things that sat highly...

Protecting the Integrity, Legitimacy and Citizen Ownership of the Final Draft Constitution

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The only reason why NAMs shouldn’t change anything in the Final Draft Constitution is to avoid partisan capture of the document. That is, to make changes that...

LAMIN J DARBO – OPINION: The National Assembly can Lawfully Amend the Draft Constitution

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As a national document, a democratic constitution must settle national authority in a manner that avoids concentrating public power in any one segment of a political system....

SAMSUDEEN SARR – COMMENTARY: Factchecking Kerr Fatou interview with my former boss Dr M...

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After watching a recent Kerr Fatou Network interview with my former boss at the United Nations and current foreign minister of the Gambia, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, I...

MADI JOBARTEH – OPINION: A Historic Duty is Before National Assembly Members: To Fulfil...

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The matter concerning the Final Draft Constitution is no ordinary matter. Certainly it is not a partisan or personal matter. It must not be seen as a...

BANKA MANNEH – COMMENTARY: Our Parliamentarians are playing with fire – this draft must...

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After watching parts of the debate proceedings of the draft constitution in the National Assembly, I started to wonder whether some of the elected officials in our...