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SAMSUDEEN SARR – TRIBUTE: Tribute to Biri and Imam Barham – could it be...

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, marked a somber day in the Gambia that I feel obliged to share this tribute about these fallen heroes. Two prominent and iconic...

GIBRIL SAINE: Has The Foreign Minister Misled Parliament on EU Deportations?

Appearing before deputies at the National Assembly last week, the minister of foreign affairs, international cooperation and Gambians abroad, Momodou Tangara, informed the House that a certain...

COVID-19 Exit Strategy: Shall We Tell The President?

Mr President, As people and businesses yelp the impact of COVID-19, it’s time to think about what works well once the restrictive measures cease. A return to normalcy...

On Abdication and Dereliction of Duty: Letter to Former Attorney General Ba Tambedou

Honourable Former Minister and my dear brother, I send you greetings this early dawn of Saturday June, 27, 2020 as you begin the process of abdicating your...

On the EU and their Affront to our Religion and Culture: Let’s Break the...

From the dusty scrolls of our colonial history to the muddy records of our post-independence interactions with Europe and her allied institutions, our past is replete with...

On the Audacity of Fiscal Profligacy: Letter to the Minister of Finance (Part 3)

Honourable Minister and my dear brother, I must start off by admitting my own sadness at having to write to you once more on this very bitter and...

On the Chronicles of Lambai: Exploits of the Great Sons of Salikenni in Gambian...

Touted for its deep political culture, Salikenni is described by pundits as the 'University of Gambian Politics'. Also called Lambai-Moribolong, Salikenni,  is the 12th largest rural town...

On the plight of Gambian students studying abroad: Letter to my president

Your Excellency and Chancellor of our first ever university, I write to you about a matter very close to my heart, the welfare of young Gambians studying...

EBRIMA NYANG – LETTER: This is not the government we deserve

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Mr President, it is incumbent on you to visit the past and reshape the present condition of the country. You have toured the four corners of the...

On the plight of Gambians abroad during this COVID-19 era: Letter to my president

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Your Excellency Sir, This is the 7th letter addressed to you in this series themed “On the Realities of our Current Situation: Letter to my President”. I know that...

On the Macroeconomic Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Letter to my President (Part 2)

Mr President, It’s Sunday morning and I have just stepped out to the bakery close to your newly inaugurated (though incomplete) International Conference Centre around the Senegambia Hotel...

On the macroeconomic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic: Letter to my president

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Good morning Mr. President, I must start with an apology for missing the timeline for the delivery of part 5 of this series entitled “On the Realities of...

Defence analyst calls on army chief to deny Masanneh Kinteh’s bodyguards and cars request

A defence analyst Sariang Marong has called on new army chief Yakuba Drammeh to reject Masanneh Kinteh's request for a nine-man secutity detail and two cars. Mr Marong...

Yunus Hydara writes to Ba Tambadou on manner Jammeh’s seized assets were handled

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UK-based Gambian Yunus Hydara has written to the Minister of Justice Abubacarr Tambadou showing concern over the 'manner' former president Yahya Jammeh's assets were handed. Below is Mr...

On the realities of our current situation: letter to my president (Part 2)

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Good Morning Mr. President, It has been a little over a week since I sent you my first epistle in this series. It is tough to maintain a...

Misconceptions and Misinformation About Secularity Part 2

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I have never doubted the continued existence and the future of the Gambia until the issue of ‘secularity of the state’ emerged following the release of the...