Gambian Media and the COVID Money: The Rumbles and Grumbles

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By Famara Fofana These days in our country, talk of money and its usage or the lack of it seems to be a permanent fixture in most public...

Gambian President Adama Barrow has to read the Wuhan-Files

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I hope Gambian President Adama Barrow and his close advisers are following the hot revelations on CNN about the “Wuhan-Files”, classified-leaked documents from China confirming how the...

INDIA AMBASSADOR GV srinivas – COMMENT: India has been a steadfast partner of Gambia...

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The Ambassador of India to Senegal and High Commissioner Designate to The Gambia has stated that India has been a steadfast partner of The Gambia with regard...

Loans and National Assembly Members

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Once again, the issue of loans to NAMs confirms that this country is yet to create system change by updating our laws in order to modernise our...

When MPs put their selfish interests first!

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By Basidia M Drammeh I am utterly disillusioned, disappointed and disheartened by Gambia’s National Assembly where the lawmakers have allocated themselves loans amounting to 54 million dalasis to...

On the Budgetary Shenanigans of Mambury Njie: Murder He Wrote

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There is a lot of wisdom behind the famous saying that economists kill more people than doctors. And in the case of our current situation, our finance...

SAMSUDEEN SARR – COMMENTARY: Is Nigeria sending another NATAG to The Gambia?

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In what I will characterize as the most baffling revelation by Mr Frederic Tendeng in his article published by The Gambia Chronicle Newspaper on November 18, 2020,...

GORDON JONATHAN LEWIS – COMMENT: To build back better, we must listen to children....

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For many countries, including The Gambia, that today celebrate World Children’s Day to commemorate the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, COVID-19 presents...

Has PURA become a toothless bulldog barking at the wrong tree?

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A recent media dispatch by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) cautioning RADIO stations against the broadcasting of certain content has sent shivers down the spines of...

2021 Budget. More of the same!

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Once again, the Barrow Administration has provided budget estimates for 2021 only to reflect more of the same. This draft budget is not only irrelevant to the...

The Sisters Show Has a Gambian Problem

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By Babucarr Gaye The Sisters Show quickly set itself apart from other shows when it came onto the scene a few months ago. It’s the newest show in...

Niamina West By-Elections: Lessons and Observations

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By D. A. Jawo The outcome of the Niamina West bye-elections, held on Saturday, November 7, in which the National People’s Party (NPP) scored a landslide victory over...

LAMIN NJIE – COMMENT: NPP has now earned its place among the big boys...

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When Guinea's Cellou Dalein Diallo rushed to declare victory in Guinea's presidential election, I told a friend he might have been the one who in fact lost....

LAMIN NJIE – COMMENT: The whole world appear to forgo sleep just to monitor...

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My friend and brother, Sadibou Secka, told me today anyone who leads America leads the world. He is right. Hate her or like her, America's influence over the...

Violent electoral impasse in Ivory Coast & Guinea Conakry. Where are the plaster saints?

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Are political junkies like me following the latest election crisis in Ivory Coast, manifesting greater concern for the world than what had prevailed in the Gambia in...

Democracy is NOT an Obstacle to Fighting Corruption

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By Madi Jobarteh Let Pres. Adama Barrow be informed that Democracy is the best tool to combat corruption contrary to his unfounded narrative that Democracy is an obstacle...

UDP’s Lawyer Ousainou Darboe — Is He Barred From Running For the Presidency?

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By Pa Louis Sambou General public discuss has for sometime regularly featured the subject of the UDP Secretary General, Lawyer Ousainou Darboe’s eligibility to run for the Presidency...

Battle lines have been drawn!

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By Basidia M Drammeh The well-anticipated Niamina West by-election is being closely tracked by both political pundits and politicians for it serves as a barometer to gauge the...

Emmanuel Macron: The Uncouth Leader

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The French little boy, Emmanuel Macron, should withdraw his rude comments against prophet Muhammed S.W.A and Islam and apologise for making such an unprofessional and unmoral comments. Muslims...

LAMIN NJIE – OPINION: If the president has an idea, he will realise there’s...

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The last time President Barrow faced the press was in August 2018. His reason? He didn't like the way and manner I posed a question to him. I...