The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission from My Vantage Point

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By Dibba Chaku The commencement of the public hearings of the TRRC marks a watershed in our history as Gambians and the world were eager to know the...

LAMIN NJIE – OPINION: IEC were arrogant and thought they’re untouchable – so it’s...

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IEC’s gamble with the law has backfired big time. In this Gambian day and age, you can’t go about breaking the law and think you will not...

Jammeh’s growing belligerence

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By Basidia M Drammeh Former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh is belligerently poking his nose in Gambia’s domestic politics, making hate speeches and promising his supporters that he will...

Presidential Debate Winners and Losers

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By Madi Jobarteh Special commendation to Commission on Political Debates (CPD) for hosting the first-ever true presidential debate because the debaters were indeed the actual candidates and not...

LAMIN NJIE – OPINION: Essa treated Halifa’s ideas with every disdain and no wonder...

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Tell a man who has been in a particular business before you’re born that his ideas are bad and you’re going to have a problem with him. Essa...

LAMIN NJIE – OPINION: Jammeh can give away anything but his arrogance… He can’t...

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Jammeh’s latest address is reassurance he can give away anything but his arrogance. Only death can make him part with that. The former dictator called again from his...

Win the Battle but Lose the War

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By Momodou Ndow You may win a contract, but you may be unsuccessful in the execution of the project. You can also win an election, but fail in...

President Barrow and the NPP-led coalition won the psychology of the race but…

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As the Gambia heads for presidential elections on December 4th, we should evaluate which factors could potentially impact voter behavior. Demographic-based alignments should be openly accepted as the...

Exposing Falsehoods and Bigotry

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By Madi Jobarteh More importantly, if a person is appointed in a position why would his or her ethnicity count as the basis of that appointment? If we...

2021 Presidential Elections: Five Unfulfilled Promises That Voters Should Consider

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Nominations for the presidency have now been completed and the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has produced a list of those who have made the cut. Successful candidates...

President Barrow will welcome any disqualified candidate to join the NPP and win along...

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Now that the die is cast with only 6 presidential candidates endorsed by the IEC, Gambians can now be rest assured that President Adama Barrow will have...

LAMIN NJIE – OPINION: IEC has granted my wish… Father and son must be...

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It would have been a shame if the IEC had rejected UDP leader Darboe’s nomination. The election would have been a boring, lifeless event. When Momodou Sabally marched...

LAMIN NJIE – OPINION: Crowd is the most important thing in this election… Any...

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The also-rans in this election is becoming clear. It’s only a matter of time before they’re honest with themselves and coming out to tell citizens they do...

GDC Must be Aware of its Responsibilities

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By Madi Jobarteh Following its nomination today, GDC went ahead to hold a rally at Buffer Zone in Talinding where they gave the Tinpot Dictator Yaya Jammeh the...

December 4, 2021: What it Means to The Gambia, and For Gambians

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By Lamin HAN Mbye The December 4th Presidential Election is a turning point for The Gambia. It determines whether Gambians are eager to make a ‘Turn Around’ from...

Darboe’s Disingenuous Documentary: The Pressing Case for Better Leadership

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By Sainey Darboe In what constitutes a clearly desperate and poorly executed attempt at image-laundering,UDP recently put out a documentary on the life and times of its perennial...

Gambia’s marble-ballot system and its looming challenges

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By Amara Thoronka Though it may sound archaic to nationals of many countries which swapped from marble ballots to paper ballots half a century ago or even older,...

LAMIN NJIE – OPINION: I feel sorry for Sheikh Tijan Hydara… He put his...

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It doesn’t take much to understand Jammeh is looking for someone to use to get out of the pit he currently is in. Jammeh wants to break...

The Betrayal of Mamma Kandeh and GDC

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By Madi Jobarteh From today my sympathies for GDC as a party has reduced to minus zero because of their unconscionable and unpatriotic alliance with a faction of...

Jammeh’s address – a death knell for the APRC?

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By D. A. Jawo The biggest topic of discussion this past week had no doubt been the much anticipated address by former President Yahya Jammeh to his embattled...