GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

  Today is another historic day for Gambia as her resilient children voted to fortify her new found freedom and democracy. Firstly, I extend my profound congratulations to...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

  No. The Gambia isn't stopping. For you. For me. Or anyone else. Yes, the leadership has got a few things wrong. But they haven't crossed the criminal...

Mr. President (Barrow) Eid Mubarak

  While Muslim around the world celebrate Eid, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Allah for the life and the opportunity to witness another Eid...

Travel Clearance for Public Officers Undermines Effective Management

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  By Madi Jobarteh   I wish to join Mr. Ernest Mendy of the Gambia Revenue Authority to request Pres. Adama Barrow to withdraw the decision to maintain ‘Travel Clearance’...

Gambia: Anger and Concern greet Visa Refusals as the United States & Europe Profit...

  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Marina Parade Banjul.   Dearest:   For the attention of the Honourable Minister, Ousainou Darboe   I was left distressed and flabbergasted as to reasons why the United States Embassy...

Rejoinder – GCCI President calls for tax review – point Newspaper – Tuesday...

  Dear Editor, Please allow me space in your newspaper to add my voice to the call made by GCCI president Muhamad Jagana for the new Gambian government to review...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

  Lately, a lot of chit chat aimed to malign you and your rainbow government has gone under the bridge. Many have and will continue to be tough...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

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By now you have had first hand experience of the farmers and grassroots pressing needs. Even though, the demands varied from one village to the other, one...

The Use of State Apparatus as an Instrument of Sycophancy in Jammeh’s Governemnt: GRTS,...

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By Lamin Keita: Media is a powerful instrument that can provoke a war because people can be susceptible to the information it spreads about a particular subject...

MASLAHA, YALLAH BAAHNA, NDOGALI YALLAH LA – The Three Retrogressive Phenomena in the Gambia

  All these phrases are rooted in religion, Islam in particular but the context in which they are used in the Gambia is not Islamic at all....

OPINION ON THE DECEMBER 1ST 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS by two outgoing students of The...

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“Acceptance-… the electoral processes reflect the will of the people. It is then an overriding principle of Electoral Justice that everyone abides by the outcome; that the...

HAS GAMBIA DECIDED?

  Last week, I wrote a piece which I called Innocent Questions. In it, I asked, #HasBarrowDecided? But today, I will ask #HaveGambiansDecided? This question is still bugging...

In Support of the UTG Staff Association

  By Madi Jobarteh   Since March 1, the members of the UTG Staff Association have been on a sit-down strike in protest against the irresponsible and callous decision of...

We Need a Coalition National Assembly

By Madi Jobarteh - When we went to the polls on December 1, We the People voted not to merely remove Yaya Jammeh and APRC out of...

A Minster of Interior Should Be Appointed

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It is seven days today since Pres. Barrow relieved Mai Ahmad Fatty from his portfolio of Minister of Interior and assigned the Minister of Justice Tambedou to...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

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  Is someone spinning the narrative or covering up for a system unable to find its right footing? The surrogates are dishing the blame on each other’s political...

The Chief Justice Speaks for Me

  The most important news in The Gambia since the election happened last week. It’s not the Attorney General’s bombshell news briefing on the freezing of 88 bank...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….Say No to Sycophancy

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I am flabbergasted by the number of adverts on the newspapers seeking to wish you a Happy Eid. In itself, , it is not bad. Indeed it...

We Want A System Change. What is System Change?

  For the first time in the political life of Gambians, change of government through elections took place on 1 December 2016. Until then the governance system of...

Pres. Barrow’s Statement about the Media is Concerning!

  On July 14 a public statement appeared on Pres. Barrow’s Facebook page entitled ‘Democracy cannot celebrate Autocracy’, part of which says, “While my government promotes media freedom, we...