A General Rejoinder to the Sanctimonious on Face Book

By Capt. Ebou Jallo, GNA 22 July 2020 Read and get some moral education based on scientific facts.  All human beings according to the best psychology research available have these...

PATA SAIDYKHAN – COMMENT: #Gambia, give the UDP consideration

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During the last Local Govt elections campaign, there was one thing I'd repeatedly and fervently campaigned on as a selling point for the UDP especially against Independent...

GIBRIL SAINE: Has The Foreign Minister Misled Parliament on EU Deportations?

Appearing before deputies at the National Assembly last week, the minister of foreign affairs, international cooperation and Gambians abroad, Momodou Tangara, informed the House that a certain...

SAMSUDEEN SARR – OPINION: I hear you loud and clear Honourable Mai Ahmad Fatty

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Contrary to the conventional wisdom that the former Interior Minister Honorable Mai Ahmad Fatty deserve universal strictures for finally recognizing the illegality of the deployment of a...

LAMIN NJIE – COMMENT: Alhagie Jawara saw an opportunity, pounced and conquered

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But who really didn't see this coming? The past weeks have been something of a spectacle at the national assembly. There have been many events but the Alhagie...

MUSTAPHA CEESAY – COMMENT: General Lamin Bojang is a dignified son of the land

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I feel obliged to also contribute to the recent topical issue involving General Lamin Bojang and a purported leaked nude video of him. Although, I am not a...

GIBRIL SAINE – COMMENT: Blame Local Area Councils for Development Failures; Not Central Govt

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By Gibril Saine With bright lights being shone at the estimates & figures on collected tax revenue by devolved local authorities in The Gambia, we now know where...

Art Cathey – Gambia’s New Eccentric American Master

By Momodou Ndow Youree Dell Harris was an American television personality best known as Miss Cleo, a spokeswoman for a psychic pay-per-call service called Psychic Readers Network from...

Alhagie Jawara: The lawmaker plotting revenge against UDP

UDP MPs now have a mountain to climb after MPs of nearly all the political parties represented at the national assembly on Monday threw their weight behind...

To all Gambians I ask: Why the degenerative ethnic politics?

If you hear the names Sheriff Touray and Pa Amadou Jobe, you might have already subconsciously categorize them to a particular ethnolinguistic belonging. Rightly or wrongly, it...

TONY F MENDY – COMMENT: What Mr Madi Jobarteh Represents!

By Tony F Mendy The assumption of power in the continent since the dawn of independence (with lessons to be best drawn from home) created a new phenomenon...

GIBRIL SAINE – COMMENT: Thoughts On The Polity

As the rains begin to fall for this much anticipated farming season, it has brought with it gusts of wind & downpours to rural Gambia destined to...

SAMSUDEEN SARR – COMMENT: Testing – The Way Forward With Five Years Forecast of...

Experts and authorities from the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) and the United Nations (UN) respectively are projecting an eerie probability of an enduring scenario of the coronavirus...

AMBASSADOR PASCHALL – Op-Ed: America’s Steadfast Support for Gambian Democracy

The sixteen months my wife and I have lived in The Gambia have shown us why this is known as “The Smiling Coast” – from Kartong to...

COVID-19 Exit Strategy: Shall We Tell The President?

Mr President, As people and businesses yelp the impact of COVID-19, it’s time to think about what works well once the restrictive measures cease. A return to normalcy...

SAMSUDEEN SARR – COMMENT: Modernise the Brikama military shooting range instead

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It is rather mind boggling to hear that the Gambia government contracted “British experts” to identify a suitable military-shooting range in the country in an effort to...

Art Cathey – The “Afri-Karen”

By Sana Sarr I recently came across this funnycharacter on YouTube. It’s not haha-funny, it’s more WTF is wrong with you-funny. The author’s main spiel is to get...

On Abdication and Dereliction of Duty: Letter to Former Attorney General Ba Tambedou

Honourable Former Minister and my dear brother, I send you greetings this early dawn of Saturday June, 27, 2020 as you begin the process of abdicating your...

Africa’s twin battles- Covid-19 and Fake news

Just under four months after Africa recorded its first coronavirus case, the number of confirmed cases has reached more than 250,000. Although this number is far lower than...

SAMSUDEEN SARR – COMMENT: Spare me the baloney defense minister Sheikh Omar Faye

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Am I the only one bothered by the question of how dumb the Gambia defense minister Honorable Shiekh Omar thinks we are to believe that sweet talking...