Parliamentarians Raise Critical Issues on the Revised Budget

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  The presentation of the revised budget by Finance Minster Amadou Sanneh is not only long overdue but also utterly urgent and necessary given the gross financial indiscipline...

Gambian Students Association in Cyprus condemns Jammeh’s actions

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PRESS RELEASE – DEC. 20th: Without any pressure or force after conceding defeat and congratulating the President elect, and also confirm that the Gambia election is...

Benin President Talon confirms will attend Barrow’s inauguration with Ivorian Ouattara

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By Alhagie Jobe: Benin President Patrice Talon has announced he will attend the inauguration of Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow on the 19th, January, in Banjul. The...

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...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

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  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...

Yahya Jammeh insists he will not step down

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Disgraced outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has again come out clearly to repeat his position that he will not step down when his term ends insisting that...

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...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

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  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...

ECOWAS says to continue diplomatic mediation in Gambia

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By Alhagie Jobe: The sub-regional bloc, ECOWAS, say they are still pursuing mediation to ensure a peaceful transfer of power in The Gambia where longtime ruler Yahya...

New Gambia can only see it happen

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  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...

On Africa Liberation Day…Celebration or Reflection….

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  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...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

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  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...

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

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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   

Reflections on Gunjur’s environmental situation

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By Tukulor Sey In recognition of World Ocean Day, environmental activists in Gunjur, Kombo South came together and embarked on a mission to clean up our beaches. The...

Democracy is a Daily Battle: To Win or Lose

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There is a widespread misconception in Africa and the Gambia in particular that after election, citizens should forget about politics and work together for national development. It...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT…. Love of Self….

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  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...

Gambia’s Jammeh to be ‘rebel leader’ if clings to power

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will effectively become a “rebel leader” if he fails to leave office at the end of his mandate in January, the nation’s government-in-waiting...

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….

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  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...