A Coalition Formula

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

Mr. President, Save Yourself

My Dear President and Godfather, When I heard the announcement that you were to embark on a country-wide tour this week, I prayed and hope that you were...

The Heavy weight of following the dreams of dictatorship on Gambia

  By Habib All the pillars of our nationhood were tested in 1994 and continually tested by APRC regime. Some collapsed like the free press or unions, some were...

Airing out Gambia’s Dirty Laundry

  By Habib Jammeh is out again with cold feet peddling an amorphous anti-Western, anti-opposition and anti-diasporian resentments. Predictably, truth is the first casualty. Mr. Jammeh’s address was predictable...

Violent Response to the Protest: How Jammeh’s Final Survival Strategies Can Backfire

By Ousman Jobe Since the arrest and the subsequent detention of the executive members of United Democratic Party and its youth on April 14 and 16 respectively, there...

UTG, Young Magistrates and The State: Who is doing wrong?

Few days ago, I woke up to the news that Omar Jabang, a First Class Magistrate at the Banjul Magistrate Court, was arrested and held at the...

Preserving the Peace

On April 14, 2016, a small group of Gambians led by Solo Sandeng of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) decided to stage a protest march to...

SAM SARR WILL COMMIT SUICIDE BEFORE HE FIRES AT PROTESTERS FOR JAMMEH

For the country's deputy ambassador at the United Nations to want to 'FIRE AT THE PROTESTERS IF I WERE IN CHARGE' shows how hateful Sam Sarr is,...

A LESSON FOR GAMBIA FROM EGYPT

  By Lamin Gano Mubarak ruled Egypt for 30 years until 2011 when Egyptians got fed up with him and forced him out of office in a popular uprising....

New Gambia: Our “Vision of Tomorrow”?

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  By Sait Matty Jaw   I bet most of you think that this is a Manifesto. Well, it is not. But when critically discussed, we might be able to...

The Gambia: The way forward!

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By Sheriff Kora There is no tragedy greater than the citizens of a nation resigning their citizenship due to the lack of faith in their own abilities to...

Blind prejudice of Yaya Jammeh

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This court case reveals something interesting about Yaya Jammeh's character. He is stranger to most of what would generally be considered the Gambian virtues: humility, mercy, compassion...

April 24 – Building a Sovereign Gambian and Gambia

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By: Madi Jobarteh Introduction   Today 24 April 2016 marks the 46th independence anniversary of the Republic of the Gambia. The start of independence was marked by a ceremony on...

Open Letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon

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Secretary General Ban Ki-moon United Nations 405 E 42nd Street New York, NY 10017 United States Cc. Yahya Jammeh President of The Republic of The Gambia ℅ Permanent Representative of The Gambia to the...

How AU and Ecowas have let down Gambians

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By D. A. Jawo   Once again, our African institutions have failed us, with both the African Union and Ecowas keeping so mute over the deplorable and naked human...

My message is to the government employees, especially members of the security forces –...

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- Are you happy with the life you are living? Are you satisfied with the salary you take home every month? Is it ever enough to cover...

Gambian Youths: Thou Shall Not Be Divided and Manipulated

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While a lot of people believe that it is the security service personnel of the Gambia who hold the balance of power in favour of Jammeh, others...

Sixteen years on, families of April 10th victims still waiting for justice

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By D. A. Jawo   It is 16 years today (April 10) when our own security forces brutally put down a peaceful procession organized by the Gambia Students Union...

Young Gambian woman writes to Dictator Jammeh expressing her opposition to The Islamic State...

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  Here we produce the letter from a young Gambian woman opposing Jammeh's idea of turning the country into an Islamic State.     His Excellency The President of The Republic of...

Gambia is left alone to face the whims of the deranged President Yahya Jammeh

By Con Coughlin When the Prince of Wales represents the Queen at next month’s Commonwealth summit for heads of government in Sri Lanka, he will no doubt be...