July 30, 1981-30 July 2021: Kukoi Coup Remembered

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By Hassoum Ceesay Preamble Forty years ago, The Gambia was rocked by a coup attempt against the PPP government of Alhaji Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara. The violence lasted 8...

Commendations for Mayor Bensouda: On track against corruption

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By Madi Jobarteh The decision of Mayor Bensouda to suspend his CEO and Director of Finance and report them to police for investigations for corruption has been recognised...

Who is Responsible for the Lonely Protest of Dictator Enablers?

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By Madi Jobarteh Today, APRC staged a so-called protest against the Gambia as they sought to unsuccessfully ridicule and block national efforts to heal and reconcile the country...

July 22nd: How Adama Barrow destroyed Jammeh’s billion years dream

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On this day 27 years ago, former president Jammeh and Edward Singhateh marched from Yundum Barracks to Banjul and seized State House. As they were marching with...

Baba Jah, Lawyer Darboe & The Limits Of ‘Free Speech’

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The concept of “Free Speech” does not exist, like the oxygen we breathe, because it has a value in and for itself. There are many societies, and...

APRC – NPP Coalition: Understanding the Basis and the Rationale

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By Sulayman Gagigo As things stand, UDP has the highest chance to win an election under a single party contest. The past local government and parliamentary election results...

Yankuba Touray’s conviction

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As an adversely mentioned perpetrator in the 1995 gruesome murder of Ousman Koro Ceesay; the then Finance Minister, Yankuba Touray was availed of the opportunity to give...

Gambia Democratic Congress Eid statement

On the occasion of the Holy  Feast of Eid- ul-Adha,, The  Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) under the leadership of Honorable Mamma Kandeh extends best wishes to all...

Gambia For All Eid statement

Fellow Gambians, I wish, on behalf of the National Executive of Gambia For All, and on my own behalf, to extend to you all and your families...

Citizens’ Alliance Eid Statement

As muslims around the world prepare to celebrate  Eid Ul-Adha or Tobaski, the Citizens’ Alliance (CA) wishes to extend warmest greetings and best wishes to all Muslims...

Gambia Action Party Eid Statement

As the Muslim Ummah celebrate Eid Ul Adha today, The Gambia Action Party wishes to extend sincere greetings to the Muslims in the Gambia and around the...

Public Holidays are guided by law

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By Madi Jobarteh The public holiday announcement by the State House is unconstitutional. The State House must realise that there is a Public Holidays Act which specifies who...

Ousman Koro Ceesay Lives! Yankuba Touray and the Verdict of History

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By Madi Jobarteh After spending few days in prison so far for the murder of Ousman Koro Ceesay, Yankuba Touray will now have realised that impunity does not...

The Centrality and Necessity of Identity Politics in The Gambia

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In my canon of  political science, a lot is placed in the supremacy, centrality and, to a certain extent, the idealization of political debates and logical conclusions....

TRRC’s ‘Bell Of Justice’ Must Toll For The Singhateh Brothers

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BARROW MUST PARDON YANKUBA TOURAY - IF TRRC LETS THE SINGHATEH BROTHERS GO SCOT FREE! Justice Jaiteh @ 1hr 54mins 42secs of his judgment says this:- “I believe the...

OPINION: Justice For Koro Ceesay…

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By Zakaria Kemo Konteh In a day like today, we celebrate the triumph of justice and affirm the condemnation of a convicted criminal. We remember the life of...

When greed shoots through the roof!

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By Basidia M Drammeh As the nation reels from an agonizing and nightmarish natural disaster, certain members of Gambia’s business community are taking advantage of the calamity to...

The Walls Are Closing In

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By Momodou Ndow I hereby vehemently condemn the sharing of photos of anyone’s child, disabled or not! We all have the responsibility to protect our children, and if...

Diaspora Vote: No one to blame except NAMs and Political Parties

By Madi Jobarteh Did I hear some NAMs lament on the floor of the National Assembly that Gambians in the diaspora will not vote in the December polls?...

ZAKARIA KEMO KONTEH – OPINION: Boycott The Fatu Network…

From well established and enduring democracies to a nascent one like ours, we are confronted with an almost inescapable realization that democracy anywhere is messy but it...