ECOWAS says to continue diplomatic mediation in Gambia

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

Sallah: ‘Election petition outcome is peripheral issue & cannot hamper Barrow’s inauguration’

The Office of the Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has issued a statement after today’s unsuccessful Supreme Court proceeding insisting that the status and outcome of the Election...

“No Amnesty Should Be Given To Perpetrators”–UN Rapporteur

 Ms. Houria Es-Slami, Chair-Rapporteur of the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearance said the perpetrators of past rights violations should not be given amnesty."No...

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...

Gambia: Opposition Spokesman Responds To Jammeh

Halifa Sallah, spokesman of the Gambia’s opposition coalition has again reminded President Yahya Jammeh that he has got no power under the 1997 Constitution of the...

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...

Breaking the impasse

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...

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...

Gambia election: UN High Commissioner Zeid warning on human rights violations

The increased military presence deployed across The Gambia since President Yayha Jammeh rejected the election result risks heightening the current climate of intimidation and harassment in the...

Has President Buhari abruptly left Banjul after meeting Jammeh?

Unconfirmed report to The Fatu Network reveals that Nigerian president and chief mediator Muhammadu Buhari abruptly left Banjul immediately after meeting outgoing president, Yahya Jammeh without meeting...

Deadline extended for ministers to declare assets

 The deadline for ministers to declare their assets as announced by President Barrow has been extended, Information Minister Demba Jawo said yesterday.The initial date for cabinet ministers...

Supreme Court adjourns Jammeh’s petition case, urges him to embrace ECOWAS negotiation

By Alhagie Jobe: Emmanuel Fagbenle, the Chief Justice of The Gambia has adjourned the bogus election results petition case of Yahya Jammeh and his APRC party saying there...

POLICE DENY TARGETING OPPOSITION LEADERS

The Gambia Police Force has categorically denied targeting opposition politicians for harassment stressing that the recent questioning of the APRC and GDC leaders had nothing to do...
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Incoming President Barrow responds to outgoing President Jammeh over remarks on state TV

Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has condemned the remarks made on state TV by the outgoing President Yahya Jammeh during his meeting with the so-called Africa Bar Association. ...

Nigerian MPs ‘to consider asylum for Jammeh’

With six days to go until Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh’s constitutional term in office ends, Nigeria’s House of Representatives is to consider whether the country should grant...