Sunday, July 21, 2024

A Response to Opinion Letter by “Fatou Janneh”

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OPINION By Dr. Fuambai Sia Ahmadu Founder, Gambian Women are Free to Choose (GWAFC) Why I support the Women’s Amendment Act 2024 to Repeal the Female Circumcision Ban “Fatou, I...

OPINION: The Gambia our homeland, can we get along?

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OPINION By: Musa Bassadi Jawara Frankly, after my last article in the form of a letter to President Barrow, I wanted to stay away from the business of expressing...

Unlikely Bond: The Surprising Friendship Between Saddam Hussein and His Guards

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By: Sowe Bully In his final days, Saddam Hussein found himself guarded by a group of American soldiers. They were known as the Super Twelve, and they had been tasked...

Happy May Day Gambia!

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By Juliana Twumwaa Obeng Happy May Day Gambia! It's that time of the year again when we come together to celebrate our hardworking and vibrant labour force. It's a...

Honourable Ismaila Kanteh: A Beacon of Hope and Dedication in Kiang West

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OPINION  Bakary J Janneh In a world where genuine acts of kindness and community service often go unnoticed, Honourable Ismaila Kanteh of Kiang West stands as a shining example...

KMC Youth Councillor on President Barrow & his team

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Editor's note: The opinions or facts therein expressed in this publication are those of the author. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of...

Tragic Death of Isatou Chorr Demands Justice

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OPINION By Bakary J Janneh Right Activist The devastating news of Isatou Chorr's untimely demise has sent shockwaves through communities far and wide. Isatou Chorr, a Gambian maid, was allegedly...

Open Letter to the National Assembly: Suggestions & Recommendations on the Pending Anti-Corruption Bill

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By Sarjo Barrow, Esq. The most important institution that should nurture and protect our nascent democracy is National Assembly (“NA”). Yet, the institution failed to attract talent or...

President Barrow’s Political Maneuvers: Navigating The Gambian Landscape Towards 2026

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OPINION Bakary J. Janneh In the tumultuous realm of Gambian politics, President Barrow stands as a formidable force, with his recent governmental restructuring and proactive approach towards youth inclusion...

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...

NPP & the Gitteh debacle: A comedy of errors

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By: Dida Halake I was lying in hospital in London when I saw the news about NPP candidate selection for Brikama Chairmanship. Now, I had been warned by...

Addendum: The Gambia Government Spokesperson Sankareh on West Coast Radio Thursday, September 14

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OPINION By: Musa Bassadi Jawara Addendum: I revisit below an article published on my Facebook page on September 14, in response to government spokesperson Sankareh’s West Coast Radio interview...

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...

Opinion: Child Marriage Law in The Gambia: Protecting the Rights and Future of Young...

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By: Michaella Faith Wright Child marriage remains a critical issue in many parts of the world, including The Gambia. This harmful practice not only violates the rights of...

Guest Author: Debunking Claims of Corruption & Monopolistic Practices in the Gambian Cement Industry

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By: Ahmad Jobe (aka The Pen Messiah) The dispatch accusing Jah Oil Company and the Gambian government of engaging in massive corruption, kickbacks, bribery, and monopolistic practices in...

Election race in the Gambia: Islamic views on electing leaders and the onus of...

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On Saturday, May 20th, the Gambia will go to the polls to elect, and decide whether to maintain the incumbent mayors, in BCC (Banjul City Council) and...

An open letter to President Barrow

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Dear Mr. President,  If I write to you about the current situation of our country, will you read? If I speak to you about the direction our nation...

Senegal’s Gains, Gambia’s Losses: The Truth Behind Banjul International’s New Levies

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The Gambia Civil Aviation Authority's recent decision to raise passenger service and security charges, as well as introduce a new passenger safety levy at Banjul International Airport,...

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...