HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

 Perception Is Important in Politics....There is a lot of talk in town, and on social media on the issue of the distribution of key positions in your...

A Classical case of forgiveness and Healing a Nation from the Past

 Alagi Yorro JallowForgiveness is one of the most beautiful acts that humans are capable of. In South Africa, just after apartheid had been dismantled and Nelson Mandela...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

 Cost of Living....Mr President... the Ramadan is just around the corner and many have begun preparations for this sacred, but expensive month. It is clear that when...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT…. Love of Self….

 There is a Mandinka proverb which says 'Wandi kunku sene itaa be ñankaring'. Roughly, this can be rendered thus: Weeding someone's farm while neglecting your own. This...

The Impact of Gambia’s predicament on our general well-being

The 22 years of Jammeh’s repressive rule, characterized by arbitrary arrests and detention, enforced disappearances, mass incarceration, torture, maim and killing of innocent citizens, came with serious...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

 Who Are We....?Mr President, I sometimes wonder about our identity. It is hard to differentiate between us and the westerners on the one side, or the Arabs...

Only Two Things Barrow Should Focus On: Roads and Electricity!

The two major ingredients that are indispensable prerequisites for socio-economic development of any modern nation are electricity and roads. Hence if there is anything that Barrow needs...

How Yahya Jammeh lost the elections

It is quite obvious that outgoing President Yahya Jammeh was very much surprised by his defeat at the polls which he had never anticipated despite all the...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

 We Are Not Sheep....Mr President, I cannot help but applaud your government through your minister of Foreign Affairs, Lawyer Ousainou Darboe for the Gambia's stance on the...

Reflections on Gunjur’s environmental situation

By Tukulor SeyIn recognition of World Ocean Day, environmental activists in Gunjur, Kombo South came together and embarked on a mission to clean up our beaches. The...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

 Criminals Let Loose....About ten days ago, I read in the newspapers that a man had been arrested, accused of raping an-eight-year-old girl. I was gobsmacked. What type...

Whistleblowers should never be prosecuted!

 Alagi Yorro Jallow Democracy in the digital era and the threat to Privacy and Individual Freedoms highlights the need for democratic oversight and transparency. Whistleblowers play a crucial...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

 Wait a minute. Watching reality unveils in Banjul, I am charged to observe with an eagle's eye, listen keenly, analyse impartially and share honestly and adequately. Like...

Jammeh wants it his way, we must not let him

By Jaw Manneh: Weeks preceding January 19 will be defining for The Gambia on many fronts. The string of familiar abuses of power this week is...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

 Waqtu Ala! Waatoo Te Jee! Wahtu Amut!I have repeatedly written about these things, but I will not tire of doing so until I see tangible steps. For...

New Gambia can only see it happen

 There will be challenges. Our hope, for the security and sanctity of our Republic, that President Barrow will respond to the challenges with circumspection and wisdom. Our democracy...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

 Language of Peace….One of the reasons I am in a hurry for the beginning of the Constitution is so that the new Constitution will not only change...

I Salute Gambian Women!

 After the Eid-ul-Fitr feast, I wrote using this and other media to express the hope and potentials we have in our society. Our culture of being one...

On Africa Liberation Day…Celebration or Reflection….

 After more than half a century of independence, we are still largely dependant on the west. We do not have proper and established democratic institutions which will...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

 Nah. No one is unreasonable here Mr President. Most of the criticisms levied on your administration stems from the trauma Goloh Ajumah precipitated on us. Nontheless, we...