The Gambia: towards a one-stop media regulator

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The Point was not on point. Two girls, raped and sexually molested, were in the pages of the newspaper. This breach was gross - ethically and legally....

Cries of Gambian youth must not be ignored

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By Basidia M Drammeh The demonstrations that swept the country’s two largest cities last Wednesday underpin a deep-seated crisis and mounting problems that continue to face our nation,...

The Gambia: President Barrow’s political rhetoric may undermine the Security Sector Reform process

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Since assuming office in January 2017, President Barrow has initiated wide-ranging institutional reforms posed to restore Gambia’s image as the human rights capital of Africa. A key...

LAMIN NJIE: We Should Stop the Hypocrisy and Come to the Aid of People...

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By Lamin Njie I will put this plainly: Gambians are funny. One moment they’re straight-thinking, another moment they’re blinkered. It’s something I’ve become used to now. It’s been Nogoi...

President Barrow’s Fictive Commissions: Testing the Limits of Human Justice

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By Saul Njie What happens when a State must prosecute itself? What is one to do when the State - not some foreign forces - are the tools...

Gigantic Cost of Gambia’s political wars

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By Sainey Darboe That the founder of the United Democratic Party and Vice President,Ousainou Darboe, doesn’t enjoy the best of relations with incumbent president Adama Barrow is palpable...

There’s Only One False News Offender, Baa: The Government

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By Lamin Njie I think Ba Tambadou was bluffing when he said people found wanting of spreading false news will be prosecuted. He said ‘people’ of which my...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT… The Poor Ferry Services Amount to Marginalization of the People of...

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HELLO MR PRESIDENT… The Poor Ferry Services Amount to Marginalization of the People of the North Bank region… As I have said before, the Gambia Ports Authority is the...

MC Cham JNR – OPINION: Permit refusal for the ‘3 Years Jotna’

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The Government of the Gambia will never stop the “short cut” despite Leadership goes with responsibility . The Movement’s denial to follow up march on the 19th...

OPINION: ALHASSAN DARBOE: Barrow can be deposed in a mass uprising

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When Adama Barrow was declared the winner of 2016 elections, I was beside myself with joy. I called friends and neighbors from far and near to celebrate...

LAMIN NJIE: Darboe’s comments border on bravado, it’s now up to Barrow to do...

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Until this congress, the wonder has been why Ousainou Darboe has not waded into the growing uncertainty within the United Democratic Party. The wonder has been why...

And So We Voyage

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It’s been 625 days since President Barrow came to power. The man is a political VIP now. It’s remarkable really. His is that of a man who...

Amie’s been in it all

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First, let me say this: I think Amie Bojang-Sissoho is doing a fine job as President Barrow’s press secretary. Here is a woman whose job it is...

As Nigeria’s Buhari 74 Declares his Intention to Run , Gambia Waits for Barrow...

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The news has just emerged; that Nigeria’s 74 year old president will be seeking a second term in office. He has held his cards to his chest...

Has our National Assembly failed to meet basic expectations?

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By Zakaria Kemo Konteh 'Rubber Stamp' National Assembly was among the most common phrases used by activists to describe Members of the National Assembly during Yahya Jammeh's presidency....

Staying Positive: Gambia IS MAKING PROGRESS!

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- #57Vehicles from an Anonymous Donor - a gift from the President to Members of the National Assembly who are supposed to hold him accountable - Government forces...

LAMIN NJIE: If self-belief is what drives a leader, President Barrow has a bag...

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Self-belief. Self-belief. SELF-BELIEF. That’s the answer I got when I asked one political analyst friend about the one thing that makes a leader successful. There wasn’t any...

Sorry Amie Bojang !!!!

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President Adama Barrow’s alleged bribery to the United Democratic Party National Assembly members if confirmed to be true, he should either apologize to the Gambian people on...

Journalists Cannot Assume All the Blame for Failing to Report Government

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By Alagi Yorro Jallow Part 1 I despair of the way in which commentators, especially (with a few exceptions) our resident economists, are not prepared to decry the illusion...

On the Rise of PPP: A Challenge Renewed

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By Gibril Saine Once Upon a Time - The nomenclature ''P.P.P'' stood more or less synonymous with country-tag 'The Gambia'. It came to signal a stabilised (Dalasi) currency...