Police urges illegally obtained gov’t vehicles from ex-regime be surrendered

The Gambia Police Force has issued a stern warning to all those in possession of government vehicles illegally obtained from the former regime of former President Yahya...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

 Many moons ago, Gambians would give their all just to see Jammeh hit the exit point. Then they decided. And Yaya left. A new dawn set in....

GCCI Calls On Government To Support Indigenous Businesses

 By Lamin Sanyang Alieu Secka, Chief Executive Officer CEO of The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry GCCI has called on the new government of President Adama Barrow...

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….

 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….

 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...

We Need a Truth and Justice Commission

 So far the common post-conflict practice in Africa is to create a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) as we saw in Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Liberia following...

My Objection to the Constitutional Amendments!

 Why did the Barrow Administration change only two provisions in our Constitution when they had identified in their 2016 Manifesto numerous provisions that they would amend when...

End of an Era: The Enigmatic Yahya with an Illusory Legacy? There are mixed...

 Alagi Yorro Jallow There are reasons to celebrate the “July 22 Revolution” and remember President Yahya Jammeh in a simple way. This may be with national prayers in...

Gambians in Belgium insist Jammeh must go!

The Gambian community in Belgium on Tuesday handed over a petition to H.E Tenneng Mba Jaiteh, Head of Mission in Brussels, calling on outgoing President Yahya Jammeh...

“The Gambia and the Kingdom of Spain has long standing bilateral relationship” Gov’t...

PRESS RELEASE  The Government of The Gambia would like to express its utter dismay  the fake news circulating in the social media purportedly reporting that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of The Gambia has recognized the declaration of independence by Catalonia. This report is not only untrue but misleading and a misrepresentation of the official position of the Government and people of The Gambia.  The Gambia and the Kingdom of Spain has long standing bilateral relationship and friendship based on mutual respect. This relationship, which is based on respect for each other’s sovereignty, continues to grow from strength to strength.   Therefore, the Government of The Gambia strongly disassociates itself from this misleading information. We hereby renew our committment to a united Spain and hope that the Spanish people will find an amicable solution to this unfortunate impasse.  Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure GRTS Building, MDI Road Kanifing  

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

 Peace and security are the fundamental pillars on which any sustainable development is desk. I don't really know what it is about this new government and 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...

Why the level of “Hasidiya” and “Wakk Bu Seew” on Social Media?

 Alagi Yorro Jallow When has the Gambia changed? What has happened to our values; our virtues; respect for ourselves and elders;( “Ngorr, Joom and Koleeray”): Politics always divides...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT…Electricity Supply and Potable Water

No form of development can take place in the absence of a constant, clean and uninterrupted supply of potable water.Even the United Nations recognises this as a...

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...

Parliamentary elections campaign begins today

Campaigning for the upcoming National Assembly elections in The Gambia starts today, Wednesday, April 15, according to the electoral body.   "Campaign begins on Wednesday 15th March and ends...

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...

CPJ: Gambia orders three radio stations to cease broadcasting

Press release: January 5, 2017- The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Gambian authorities to allow three independent radio stations to resume full broadcasting. Taranga FM,...

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...