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...

Launch of TRRC a Huge Leap. Now to the Real Work

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I say congratulations to the government on the successful launch of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission. One of many promises President Barrow made during the campaign...

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

On the Rise of PPP: A Challenge Renewed

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By Gibril SaineOnce 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...

KEBBA NANKO – OPINION: President Barrow should sue Three Years Jotna movement to court

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I want to congratulate the 3yrs Jotna movement for organizing a protest that was well coordinated and peaceful. The government and the security acted professionally and lawfully...

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...

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....

Journalists Cannot Assume All the Blame for Failing to Report Government

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

Cries of Gambian youth must not be ignored

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By Basidia M DrammehThe 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,...

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...

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...

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...

Gigantic Cost of Gambia’s political wars

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By Sainey DarboeThat 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...