For The Gambia Our Homeland

By Sheriff Kora To every action is a reaction, and this article is in reaction to the speech delivered in Talinding Kunjang by the president during his recent...

The Controversy of President Yaya Jammeh in The Economic Community of West African States...

By Professor Binneh s MintehAs Heads of States of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) converged for their annual meeting at the Senegalese capital, Dakar,...

Tribalism: Jammeh’s Worst Nightmare

 By Lamin Gano In a recent meeting in Talinding during his meet the peoples’ tour, President Jammeh warned Gambians against tribalism. In his own words, “I will not...

George Christensen: The demise of an icon

 By D. A. Jawo With the untimely death of George Christensen, the Gambia, and indeed the entire African continent has lost not only a pioneering broadcaster but also...

Yahya Jammeh’s fine art of back-scratching for political advantage

 In Gambia , many rightly wonder why every event of a serious matter of national disaster only blooms for couple days or a month and fade away...

Dictator Jammeh’s last hustle on trial

Yahya Jammeh is the most polarizing figure in Gambia. In his speech Wednesday evening at Talinding— a town in Gambia, he spoke of tribalism and ethnic prejudice....

ICC’s Controversial assessment of The Gambian situation

Yahya Jammeh’s actions behind closed doors and public indifference as a pious “Muslim” to the continued persecution and murder of Gambians is a scandal of enormous proportions....

The Gambia: Jammeh endorses impunity

By D. A. Jawo Once again, most Gambians and friends of the Gambia were no doubt quite embarrassed by the type of undiplomatic language President Yahya Jammeh is...

Yaya Jammeh’s missing messages

 Growing up in Gambia during the pre-1994 days, we cling to our faith and have strong morals. Anyone who holds a position of leadership must fear...

The Consequence of Paying the Price of Liberty with a Thin Skin

 After years of cash buyouts, backstage passes, scaring tactics, municipal council lobbying arm extended to vulnerable opposition members, the regime have been taking care of political business...

IF JAMMEH CAN ORDER MURDER AND RAPE, WHY IS HIS FAMILY SAFE?

The best among you are not those who do not miss their five daily prayers or frequent churches every week BUT watch innocent, defenseless people get oppressed...

Galloping pace of waste putting heavy strains on Gambia

Yahya Jammeh never falls short to make Gambia suffer a tsunami of bad publicity. In a broader sense, Jallow Kanilai’s does not need help for bad publicity...

APRC Semantics: Is Yaya Jammeh wining the information war inside the Gambia

 At the outset of his presidency, Yaya Jammeh enjoyed a brief flurry of enthusiasm among Gambians but it suddenly began to decline precipitously when the citizens learned...

WAA JUWARA’S IMPRISONMENT; A TACTICAL MOVE TO CONTAIN BRIKAMA

 BY: Ousainou Mbenga For nearly three years, Lamin Waa Juwara was entangled in the “legal cob webs” of Jammeh’s courts on trumped up charges of “abuse of office”....

A Major Weakness of Gambian Political Parties

One of the most resilient national institutions in the world is the military. And perhaps the main reason for that is due to its simple and efficient...

Self-improvement: Central challenge facing our era

 By Habib Why is it extraordinarily difficult to be politically correct in Gambia? The answer is not to dwell in confusing and frustrating nostalgia. The simply answer is...

Is Gambian Politics based on Tribalism?

 By Lamin GanoDuring my Master’s degree programme on African Peace and Conflict Studies eight years ago, one of the modules was on African Politics and the research...

Presidential Spelling bee contest: Current Education curriculum not much bang for our children

 By HabibMany people couldn’t stomach what they saw the other day from the Presidential tour. The recent videos from the president’s tour revealed a very serious issue...

Gambia’s no-buy list for 2016 and beyond

 By HabibYaya Jammeh marveled during his so called meet the farmers tour against the so called “Negative internet sites” sweeping the nations gateways to the homes of...

A Coalition Formula

 By Lamin GanoThe aim of this blog post is to endorse a simple and credible formula on how to form a coalition between the Gambian opposition parties....