Friday, April 12, 2024

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...

Counsel LK Mboge Urges Court to Reject Documents Tendered by the Prosecution

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By: Alieu Jallow Following the conclusion of the voir dire and the commencement of the court address on the subject matter of the voir dire, counsel LK Mboge,...

Foni Kansala NAM Likens Anti-FGM Advocate to Western Conspiracy against Religion & Culture

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By: Dawda Baldeh Following the introduction of a highly contentious bill aimed at repealing the ban on female genital mutilation (FGM) before lawmakers in Banjul, Honorable Almame Gibba,...

Lower Fulladu NAM Supports Ban on FGM Practice

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By: Dawda Baldeh Hon. Gibbie Mballow, the National Assembly Member for Lower Fulladu, has voiced his support for the recently enacted legislation banning the practice of Female Genital...

Former VP Renews Commitment in FGM Fight, Urges NAMs to Vote Against Proposed Repeal...

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By: Dawda Baldeh Former Gambian Vice President Dr. Isatou Touray, who also serves as the Executive Director of the GAMCOTRAP Anti-FGM organization, has called on National Assembly Members...

Amie Bojang Fumes at the Director of Public Prosecution’s Statement Telling Her She Was...

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By: Alieu Jallow Amie Bojang, the second person accused in the police shooting at the Sukuta-Jabang traffic light on September 12th, expressed fury over the Director of Public...

Amie Bojang Asserted That She Never Set Eyes on the Independent Witness at the...

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By: Alieu Jallow Amie Bojang, the second accused person in the ongoing voir dire, told the court that she never laid eyes on the independent witness, Alieu Cham,...

Ousainou Bojang Denies Thumbprinting Any Document With Writing

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By: Alieu Jallow Ousainou Bojang, the first accused person in the police shooting incident at Sukuta-Jabang, refutes claims that he thumbprinted the September 13 cautionary statement obtained by...

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...

GDC Leader Talks on Range of Pressing National Issues, Urges Politicians to Discourage Tribal...

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By: Dawda Baldeh Mamma Kandeh, the leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), has called on his fellow political party leaders to discourage the politics of hatred and...

UDP National Youth President Debunks Misconceptions Attached to Rohey Lowe’s REFELA Tour

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By: Dawda Baldeh Amid ongoing criticisms and misconceptions surrounding the ongoing tour by Banjul City Council Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe under the REFELA initiative, Hagie Suwaneh, National Youth...

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...

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,...

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...

‘We are always happy when we are criticized,” Pres. Barrow responds to Alhagie Darboe

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh President Adama Barrow has responded to the representative of the United Democratic Party (UDP), Alhagie S. Darboe, at the recently held national dialogue, saying...

Komboa East NAM, Abdou Sowe, Leaves UDP

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Abdou Sowe, the National Assembly Member of Kombo East, has tendered his resignation as a member of the United Democratic Party (UDP) two weeks...

Darboe asks Barrow to stop politicizing state functions

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Alagie S. Darboe, the United Democratic Party's (UDP) representative for the National Dialogue with political party leaders at the State House, has asked President...

Senegal Election Postponement: Teachers Threaten General Strike

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By: Dawda Baldeh Teachers in Senegal have threatened to embark on a general strike following the postponement of the February 25th Presidential election, sparking tension in the West...