Petition over the Arrest and Criminal Charge of 15 Citizens for Unlawful Assembly

Inspector General of PoliceThe Gambia Police ForcePolice HeadquartersBanjul Dear Sir,                                                                                                          20 May 2019 Petition over the Arrest and Criminal Charge of 15 Citizens for Unlawful Assembly It is with grave...

The Minister of Interior and the IGP Must be Held Accountable for Kanilai Shooting

At the outset I demand that the Minister of Interior, the Inspector General of Police and the responsible officers at Kanilai checkpoint to resign or be sacked...

Development Politics – The Bensouda Model, my take

Yes, you might not agree with me on this, but it worth the time and energy to mirror on. It was in the late part of 2018...

On the Consequences of Fiscal Profligacy: Letter to the Finance Minister

Honourbale Minister and my dear brother,I greet you with the salutation of Peace “Salam” in this holy month of Ramadan.I penned my first missive addressed to you...

Keeping them Honest and Accountable: 20 Key Promises of Coalition Manifesto 2016

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The OIC Debacle

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UDP Needs a Better Spokesperson !

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Supporters Call on Barrow to Create Structures… But Will He Really Run in 2021?

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Gambia. Vanishing Oil. Take A Pause Don’t Fall For That Okedoki

Nov 8th 2017, official reports from FAR indicated that Gambian oil is as elusive as the “Jinnehs” in the Gambian mainland. In simple language, oil is nowhere...

The President and His Vice President are Sowing the Seeds of Dictatorship in Our...

The Constitution of the Gambia states that the sovereignty of the Gambia resides in the people of the Gambia and from whom all organs of the Government...

TRIBUTE TO MY MOTHER – AJARATOU FATMATTA CAMARA (YABOI)

This is not a biography about my mother.  It is just an attempt by a son to put on record an account of a remarkable woman so...

Sanna Sabally Testimony Exposes a National Malaise

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Amid recent cabinet reshuffle by his excellency, the president, i rise to throw dice at the much talked-about speculation and buzz drumming social media ablaze.Although one had...

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IS ADAMA BARROW’S GOVERNMENT STILL LEGITIMATE?

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TRRC and Its Legal Team are on Track!

In the wake of misconceptions and distortions being generated in some quarters against the TRRC and especially about its Lead Counsel Essa M Faal in the way...

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The Gambia Armed Forces Agriculture Project Must be Stopped!

The announcement by State House on April 8 that the Gambia Armed Forces intends to embark on a large-scale agricultural production in partnership with an American company...

Open Letter to President Adama Barrow: Show political will and act on the OCCRP...

Your Excellency, Mr President: the Right 2 Know Coalition-Gambia extends its greetings and compliments to you and your entire government. We write in the true spirit of...

Ousainou Darboe is Constitutionally Barred from Contesting Future Presidential Elections as Candidate under the...

By Bubacarr DrammehThe dismissal of Hon. Ousainou Darboe, the Secretary General of the United Democratic Party (UDP), was destined to happen. There has been tensions between the...