Monday, April 15, 2024

Jammeh’s Rejection of NPP/APRC Alliance Is Good News for President Barrow

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By Muhammed W. Touray When Alagie Kijera, The Netherlands-based former president of Barrow Fans Club rejected the NPP/APRC alliance on moral grounds and left NPP in protest, he...

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...

Titular sanctity and the age of spiritual cyberbullying

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By Musa Touray Sandu Kuwonku In the wake of widespread online harassment on different social media platforms, Gambian Facebook users have for a long time tussled with the extortive...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT… No Medicine in Our Hospitals…

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Health, it is said, is wealth. There is a cliche that says 'A healthy nation is a wealthy nation'. Thus, if any country wishes to develop, it...

Why NPP Should Look Beyond Sheriffo Sonko for its BAC Chairman Candidate

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As the old adage goes, "where there's smoke, there's fire." In this op-ed for The Fatu Network, we delve into the political landscape of the Brikama Area...

Gambia’s Porosity to the Inflow of Untested Medications: Not for Health, for Wealth, but...

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By: Musa Touray Sandu Kuwonku For a country deeply enmeshed in economic hardship and struggling to propel its population to some millions, infant mortality is one of...

How Do You Think ECOWAS Should Address the Situation in Niger?

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The ongoing situation in Niger, following the coup in July, remains a matter of concern. However, the trajectory of Niger's future doesn't solely rest on the actions...

Independence Speech

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By Bakary J. Janneh Ladies and gentlemen, esteemed citizens of The Gambia, Today marks a significant milestone in our nation's history as we celebrate 59 years of independence from...

“Today Is An Opportunity To End ‘Barrowflation’ ” – Momodou Sabally Says

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By Momodou Sabally The embattled UDP Commando Momodou Sabally has taking a hit on President Barrow and his NPP again, this time calling on Gambians to vote for...

THE ORGANIZATION OF AFRICAN UNION IS A TOOTHLESS BULLDOG

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OPINION By: Nfansu Camara As we celebrate six decades of the African Union since its establishment, the organization has been at the forefront of disappointing Africans whose hopes and...

He Was The Best Uncle

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APPRECIATION By: Cherno Baba Jallow My uncle Alhaji Yaya Jallow, who died early Saturday morning in Old Yundum, after a long battle with hypertension, was everything that uncles are...

The Hypocrisy of Gambian Parliamentarians

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OPINION By: Pa Alhagie Musa Kassama (The New Pen) The issue of hypocrisy among parliamentarians is not unique to The Gambia but is prevalent in political systems around the...

Tribute to the late Nogoi Njie

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By: Musa Bassadi Jawara From the onset, let me mention that the late Nogoi Njie and I were not acquainted, and I never remember meeting her, even though...

Bombing of the Jabalia Refugee Camp in Gaza!

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Opinion By: Musa Bassadi Jawara I condemn in the strongest terms the bombing of the Jabalia refugee camp in Gaza, on Tuesday, October 31, by IDF Air Force in connivance with...

Burning of Holy Qur’an in Sweden is not freedom of speech or expression

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OPINION By: Ridhwana Ahmad Sinayoko, A graduate of School of Journalism and Digital Media of the University of the Gambia. On June 29th, last week, reports by different news...

OPINION EDITORIAL: A Competition of Ideas

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By R. Carl Paschall, U.S. Ambassador to The Gambia For the first time in more than a generation, Gambians are presented with an intimidation-free election, having embraced the...

MADI JOBARTEH – OPINION: Police has no authority to stop 3 Years Jotna from...

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The long title of the Public Order Act says the Act is a law that prohibits private individuals from raising a military and to make regulation to...

Darboe, Bensouda And The UDP: A Final Exit, And A New Beginning?

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OPINION By Cherno Baba Jallow "Governors are appointed, councils are elected,’’ Talib Bensouda, who recently won re-election as mayor of the Kanifing Municipal Council, once said in a speech....

Urgent Call for Action: Prioritizing Youth Welfare and Addressing Irregular Migration in The Gambia

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OPINION By: Ebrima Dembajang, Fourth-Year Development Major, University of The Gambia Recent devastating incidents involving the loss of 40 lives from The Gambia at sea have shocked and saddened...

TRIBUTE: Omar Amadou Jallow: A Pillar, Patriotic Son, Remarkable Servant

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By Toney F Mendy Our political scene is pregnant with iniquities, arrogance with its evils, where many souls constantly seduce political power and wealth for no creative...