THE DREAM: THE GAMBIAN DREAM or LACK THEREOF

Study hard, whatever you do make sure your WASSCE results show FIVE credits including MATH and ENGLISH”.Those were the words of my favorite Aunt when I was...

JAMMEH’S KILLERS INDEMNIFIED WITH TROUBLED CONSCIENCE!

It's that time of the year again. Never gets old. 15 years on, the pain and agonyof one of the darkest days of our nation's history remains...

GAMBIA 15 YEARS AFTER 14 STUDENTS ARE KILLED BY SECURITY AGENTS; IMPUNITY CONTINUES

Gambia marks its 50 yearsof independence this year but 15 years ago, when the country was 35, some ofher children paid a heavy prize when they stood...

THE UDP/PPP POLITICAL CONUNDRUM WE CANNOT AFFORD

The PPP rally in Brikama, seen by many as the re-launching of the party, finally forced out what is seen as the inevitable UDP/PPP political conundrum. For...

DEAR SENEGAL, MY NEIGHBOR

As a neighbor it is only right that I congratulate you on your 54th independence anniversary from French colonial rule. Nothing is more worthy of celebrating to...

JOB VACANCY: IT WON’T HAPPEN TO ME SYNDROME

Hello ladies and gentlemen (members of the general public), the position is now VACANT again. There is a rat race going on for replacement of the previous...

THE EDUCATED ILLITERATE

You said he is an educated-illiterate. But how is that possible? How can one be educated and still be illiterate? “But how could he not understand this simple...

WE HAVE NO GUNS AND WE MUST SPEAK

Recently the online Gambian community has been set afire by the disappearance of a young lady who posted a video of a traffic officer abusing a schoolgirl....

GAMBIAN DIASPORA LEADER TELLS VOA HE WELCOMES ALLEGED COUP ATTEMPT

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Pa Samba Jow, the spokesman for the Democratic Union of Gambian Activists in the Diaspora, said his organization wishes the attempted coup would have been successful. Jow...

LT. COL. MUSA SAVAGE SAID TO HAVE BETRAYED THE LIBERATORS

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More information is coming in regarding the apparent failed military operation in the Gambia to topple the Jammeh administration. Reliable sources from the corridors of the State...

BALANGBAA: THE LIMITS OF TOLERANCE AND THE QUEST OF PRACTICAL ACTION

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On the potholed streets and alleyways of Greater Banjul, it’s a macabre scene repeated many times; young men with limited education driving around in regime issued, gas...

JAMMEH ADMINISTRATION FIRES BACK AT U.S. SAYING IT “HAS NEVER BENEFITED” FROM AGOA

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Following the expulsion of the Gambia from AGOA and other U.S. Trade benefits, The Government of the Republic of The Gambia says it congratulates the Government of...

AGENDA 2016: STARTEGIC PREPARATION FOR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

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As the famous controversial campaign manager of the First H W Bush, Lee Atwater, once quipped out of frustration: “we are throwing the gauntlet in South Carolina”,...

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION RESPONSE TO GAMBIAN HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES CRITICIZED

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Gambian activists on Thursday criticized the Obama administration over what they maintain is its lack of response to anti-LGBT persecution and other human rights abuses in their...

U.S. IGNORED HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES UNTIL LGBT PEOPLE WERE UNDER ASSAULT, SAYS ACTIVISTS

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Gambian human rights activists said Thursday that they hope that a surge in interest around a crackdown on LGBT rights in the small West African country will...