Category: Feature

Madi Jobarteh, a programme manager at The Association of Non-Governmental Organisation, has said Ousainou Darboe is wrong about the analysis he made about the ongoing saga of vice president’s appointment. The foreign minister spoke on ‘Mengbe-Kering’ program with Pa Modou Bojang during which he said there is no part in the constitution that gives time…

New Gambia and the remaking of the Constitution

This article was commissioned by International IDEA and was originally posted on ConstitutionNet, IDEA’s online knowledge platform supporting constitution builders globally On 1 December 2016, Gambia held a presidential election in which former President Jammeh (who had been in power for 22 years­) lost to the opposition coalition candidate Adama Barrow.  Initially, Jammeh accepted the results on 2…

Introduction We bring you heartfelt congratulations and solidarity greetings from the West African Journalists Association (WAJA) and the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) as you rejoice over your release from virtual captivity under the regime of President Yahya Jammeh. Over the last 22 years, the Gambia people witnessed massive human rights violation, including press freedom…

Introducing

Mam Jainaba Gaye Management & policy analysis student She is well-known as Da Deeva, a Graduate of Gambia Methodist Academy and now studying Management and Policy Analysis at Management Development Institute. Mam Jainaba also studied travel and tourism with distinction and briefly worked in the industry. However, she left to study policy and analysis because…

Joint Communique at the end of the official visit to Senegal of his  Excellency Mr. Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of the Gambia

1.     At the invitation of His Excellency Mr. Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal, His Excellency Mr. Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of the Gambia, made an official visit to Senegal, from the 2ndto the 4th March 2017. This visit testifies to the new dynamic that the two heads of state intend…

Introducing

Awa Jammeh Model Awa Jammeh, 20, is a strikingly beautiful young girl finding her feet in the increasingly competitive fashion and modelling industry. A native of Bakau Bojang Kunda, Awa did science in her senior school at St Joseph’s, and has since eyed to carve her name in the industry. “My dream is to be…