Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Honoring an Exemplary Life: A Tribute to Justice Ahmad Belgore

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By Fatou Janneh, Madison, WI How does one properly mourn the loss of a fallen hero? For me, it begins with reflecting on Justice Ahmad Belgore’s profound impact...

Tuesday April 9: “Deplorable Situation in Dakar”

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OPINION By Musa Bassadi Jawara I saw the above-captioned subject on Seneweb online news, and it caught my attention. The new Senegalese President, Mr Basirou Diomaye Faye, less than...

Embracing Peace and Unity: A Call for Tranquility in Gambian Politics and respect for...

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By Bakary J. Janneh In the heart of The Gambia, where the tranquil waves of the Atlantic meet the golden sands, lies a nation woven with the threads...

Palestine’s Mistake of Existence

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OPINION By Musa Touray Sandu Kuwonku It’s quite a misfortune to be the aggrieved party in a world that only romanticises the value of human life and displays indifference to...

Imagining A PASTEF Triumph in The Gambia? Wishful Thinking on Steroids

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OPINION By Cherno Baba Jallow Ever the brazen copycats that they are, and ever easily carried away by the hoopla of goings-on in other countries, Gambians have taken to...

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...

The Gambia: Hard Economic Times in Ramadan

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OPINION By Musa Bassadi Jawara The Gambia: Hard Economic Times in Ramadan Commodity prices have skyrocketed and there is no end in sight. I was out and about the past...

EU’s Mass Deportations of Gambian Immigrants: A Violation of Human Rights

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OPINION EU's Mass Deportations of Gambian Immigrants: A Violation of Human Rights By Yahya Sonko, Migration & Human Rights Activist, Germany In recent years, the European Union (EU) has intensified...

Upholding Responsibility: A Call to Fairness in Assessing Gambian President Adama Barrow

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OPINION Upholding Responsibility: A Call to Fairness in Assessing Gambian President Adama Barrow By Bakary J Janneh In the dynamic landscape of politics, criticism and praise are natural facets of...

For Macky Sall, A Tarnished Legacy

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OPINION For Macky Sall, A Tarnished Legacy By Cherno Baba Jallow After Senegalese voters elected a new president Bassirou Diomay Faye on Sunday, the incumbent Macky Sall will be departing...

Opinion│Balla’s take on Sunday’s vote in Senegal

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OPINION By Musa Bassadi Jawara I’ve written dozens of articles on politics, economics and security in Africa, for over a decade. My writings were done incognito until recently; I...

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...

Ethnicity & March 24 Presidential Elections of Senegal

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By: Musa Bassadi Jawara Addendum: Electoral politics is the sentimentality of democracy; the issue of ethnicity sparked a lively debate within the community of readers on The Fatu...

ANALYSIS OF CABINET RESHUFFLE

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By: Bakary J Janneh Your Excellency, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to you on the recent appointments of four new Cabinet Ministers. Your bold decision showcases your commitment to...

Opinion Piece on the FGM Debate in The Gambia Part 1: From Immunization Success...

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Sharing why anti-FGM/C advocates like myself maintains the position that FGM/C remains un-Islamic in light of the current events, all of which failed to bring a single...

GAP Urges Government to Introduce Anti-Homosexuality Law to Prevent Attempts or Advocacy

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By: Dawda Baldeh Musa Ousainou Yali Batchilly, the leader of the opposition Gambia Action Party (GAP), has urged the government to introduce anti-homosexuality laws to prevent any attempts...

For the Gambia: Reflections On Independence 

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Muhammad my son, It is February 18, 2024, and I am seated right here at the Presidential Daise at the very place where the Kingdom of Great Britain...

Modou Lamin Dibba Calls for Immediate Addressing of Inequality and Indignity Faced by Migrants...

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By: Sainabou Gassama Muhammed Lamin Dibba, a Gambian currently pursuing his Master's Degree at The Geneva Graduate Institute, has urged Schiphol authorities to issue an immediate apology while...

OPINION: The Peace Award for H.E President Barrow and the Dialogue with Opponents

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By: Suntou Touray, Deputy Head of Mission at The Gambia High Commission London His Excellency President Adama Barrow deserves our appreciation for his efforts in promoting peace in...

Letters/Messages to TFN — OPINION: Mr. President

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Mr. President, I hope this message finds you well. It is with deep disappointment and concern that I address this letter to you on behalf of the voiceless...