Monday, June 17, 2024

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...

OPINION: Senegal Covered in a Cloud of Uncertainty

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By: Musa Bassadi Jawara Presidential elections were scheduled to take place this Sunday, February 25, 2024, in Senegal. A presidential decree and act of the National Assembly, placed...

Dr. Ismaila Ceesay Calls for Professionalization of Taxi Industry

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Dr. Ismaila Ceesay, a Political Science Lecturer at the University of The Gambia and party leader of the Citizens’ Alliance (CA), has urged the...

Kemo Bojang Refutes Sabally’s Claims of KMC Not Creating Decent Jobs for Youths

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By: Sainabou Gassama Momodou Sabally, the former Campaign Manager for the United Democratic Party (UDP), has questioned the remarks made by the Mayor of KMC, Talib Ahmed Bensuda,...

The Crisis of Post-Presidency: A Problem Macky Sall and Yahya Jammeh Have in Common

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By Amat Jeng, Howard University, Washington D.C. ([email protected]) In the late 1970s, the Comoros entered a period known as ‘période noire’ after President Ali Sohli, a deranged dictator,...

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...

Enjoy Your Independence Day, Gambians. But You Can Do Better Than That!

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OPINION By Cherno Baba Jallow Happy February 18th, Gambians. You, the People, should still be proud of what you did in 2016. You peacefully dislodged a long-standing African dictator, not...

Madi Jobarteh Says ECOWAS Is the Greatest Obstacle to Democracy in West Africa

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By: Sainabou Gassama Madi Jobarteh, a prominent human rights activist and civil society leader, has accused ECOWAS of promoting bad leadership and governance in its region. Following the press...

The convergence of all political parties and their leaders to the State House by...

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OPINION Bakary J Janneh The convergence of all political parties and their leaders to the State House by His Excellency Adama Barrow, the President of the Republic of The...

Big Welcome For National Dialogue

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OPINION By D. A. Jawo Bravo to President Adama Barrow and his administration for finally calling for a national dialogue with leaders of the opposition. It should have had...

Macky Must Respect Senegal’s Constitution

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OPINION By: Modou A. Sambou President Macky Sall of Senegal has engineered a flagrant breach of his country's constitution by unilaterally delaying the presidential election that was slated for...

Urgent Call for Responsible Action in Kuntaur Area Council

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OPINION By Modou A. Sambou, Demba E.W. Ceesay, Fatoumata N. Cham We are deeply concerned about the prolonged absence of Mr. Saikou Jawara, Chairman of the Kuntaur Area Council,...

Upholding Constitutional Order: President Adama Barrow’s candidacy for a third term is a constitutional...

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OPINION By Bakary J Janneh In a critical juncture of the Republic of The Gambia's political landscape, President Adama Barrow's decision to seek re-election for the presidency stands firmly...

2024 rolling: It is not a new year that makes you prosper    

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By Amara Thoronka  Days ago, we bid farewell to the year 2023. It was the end of a 12-month cycle. As in every other year, 2023 was...

Analyzing Claims & Accusations: The Ruling NPP and the Kuntaur Area Council Debacle

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By: Bakary J Janneh In recent times, the Kuntaur Area Council (KAC) has found itself at the center of controversy, with allegations and blame directed towards the ruling...

Urgent Call for Action: Inhumane Treatment of African Migrants in Tunisia Must Cease

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By: Bakary J. Janneh In recent weeks, the actions of the Tunisian Police Force towards African migrants within the country have raised serious concerns and prompted an outcry...

Former US President Trump wins landslide victory in Iowa caucuses

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OPINION By Musa Bassadi Jawara Former President Donald Trump of the United States has secured a landslide victory in the Iowa Republican Caucuses Monday night. Mr Trump’s victory has...