Category: Essays

Many businesses have suffered in the last 22 years with dozens of them arbitrarily closed or forced to move somewhere. The realities at the time had created a suffocating environment which made it almost impossible for businesses to emerge and or thrive. However, despite the hostile environment, the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry has…

Re: corrigendum and my reply to  Honourable Halifa Sallah’s statement

Let me hasten to place on record, my mammoth gratitude to you for urgently publishing in your reputable and widely read newspaper, my recent legal article entitled:- “Legal Analysis Of The Gambia’s 2017 National Assembly Election Results”, which was simultaneously published on Thursday 13th April 2017, in both The Daily Observer Newspaper (The First Gambian…

Why this National Assembly cannot  and must not betray The Gambia

If truth be told, this National Assembly is the best parliament the Gambia has ever produced since independence. It is indeed the dream team and for that matter they cannot fail the nation. In this parliament there exists the necessary knowledge, experience, personalities and wisdom that we require as a nation. Through their personal experiences,…

Legal analysis of the Gambia’s 2017  National Assembly election results

On Thursday 6th April 2017, The Independent Electoral Commission (I.E.C.), under the able Chairmanship of Mr. Alhaji Mommar Njai, competently conducted The Gambia’s National Assembly / Parliamentary Election for The Gambia’s electorate. Out of 53 hotly contested seats, the United Democratic Party (U.D.P.), under the able leadership of “My Learned Friend” , Lawyer Ousaiou Darboe…