FTJ: Whether Jammeh comes or not APRC is here

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 Fabakary Tombong Jatta, the former majority leader and current chairman of the opposition Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) has said as a party the APRC...

The Impact of Gambia’s predicament on our general well-being

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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...

Gambians in Belgium insist Jammeh must go!

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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...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

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 Being an inexperienced leadership in a young democracy minted from the debris of a very repressive dictatorship is the toughest, most delicate and often prone to derail...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT…Your Cabinet Is Incomplete

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 Amidst the Katzenjammer about whether or not you will resign after the three year transitional period of your government or that you will serve the full five...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

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 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...

A Classical case of forgiveness and Healing a Nation from the Past

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 Alagi Yorro JallowForgiveness is one of the most beautiful acts that humans are capable of. In South Africa, just after apartheid had been dismantled and Nelson Mandela...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

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 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....

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

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 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...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

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 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...

We Need a Truth and Justice Commission

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 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!

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 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...

Polls closed in Gambia’s Parliamentary elections, counting underway

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Polls have closed in Gambia’s Parliamentary elections and counting is underway throughout the country.   Voting officially began as early as 07:00am GMT and closed at 17hrs GMT throughout...

Journalists trained on election coverage & security ahead of Parliamentary elections

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Over a dozen of Gambian journalists on Tuesday, March 28, began a three-day intensive training on elections coverage and security in electoral process ahead of the upcoming...

Legislate an Act Providing for Reparation and Recognition of Victims of Human Rights During...

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 The National Assembly must enact a Human Rights Victims Reparations and Recognition Act, and create an independent Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board to administer a compensation fund...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

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 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….

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 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...

‘No more executive directives to do what is unlawful’- Interior Minister Fatty

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Gambia’s Interior Minister has said that there will be no more executive directives asking the police to do what is unlawful.Mai Ahmed Fatty was speaking on Wednesday...

President-elect Barrow responds to outgoing President Jammeh’s New Year Message

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Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has responded to the New Year address by the outgoing President Yahya Jammeh. At a Press conference on Monday, the spokesperson of the...

Polls open in Gambia’s first post-Jammeh Parliamentary elections

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Voting is underway in Gambia’s Parliamentary elections, the first polls since long time ruler Yahya Jammeh was defeated in December 2016. Polls opened as early as 07:00AM GMT...