How Yahya Jammeh lost the elections

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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

 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...

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...

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

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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...

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...

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...

Jammeh wants it his way, we must not let him

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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...

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...

Why Do Africans Go to the West? Answer: DEMOCRACY!

 By Madi Jobarteh Western Europe and the United States share a terrible history with Africa. History has shown that slavery and colonialism were the imagination and invention of...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT…

 For Progress....For the progress of our nation we need to make some hard decisions which may not be very popular in the short-term; but will yield...

Breaking the impasse

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President-Elect Barrow and his team should continue to be on alert and make their paramount mission the preservation of their hard-fought and historic victory against the Jammeh...

Water – A Fundamental Human Right

 On 28 July 2010, through Resolution 64/292, the United Nations General Assembly explicitly recognized thehuman right to water and sanitation and acknowledged that clean drinkingwater and sanitation...

An open letter to Gambian voters!

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For 22 years, Gambians were forced into a nightmarish marathon. Along the way many were tortured, maimed, killed and disappeared. Many made sacrifices that stripped them of...