Category: Letters

  Dear editor, It will be an understatement to say that Gambia is made up of funny but by majority phony people. J22 ’94 was a Coup with the constant “Illegal” but there was a “progression” APRC from demands by “Q” which is the so called elders.   Today; we have an “X” which represents…

  The women, mainly Fulas and Serehuli who wear full veil look like masquerades. Masquerades are masked dancers that go around entertaining people especially on festive events. Muslim women have lived in the country from time immemorial but did not dress in this way we are witnessing, black robes, black socks, black gloves and worse…

  Dear editor It takes a life-time of study and experience perhaps forever to gain an encyclopaedic knowledge on subjects that potentially or actually come up on the floor of the National Assembly. On the reasonable assumption that National Assembly Members (NAMs) have relatively lower expertise and aggregate experience in most areas of public policy,…

Is ‘Ba’ Kawsu Fofana an Imam or a politician?

  Dear editor, Over the years I’ve been following with keen interest the “wordings” of this man with endless struggles of how to classify him, an imam or a politician? Passion and want of being something are very distinct! In his “sermons” are infestations of hate and division with very misleading routes making me sometimes…

  Dear editor, I have observed a toxic pattern in our political discourse that threatens civility, respect and other necessary values binding us as a People. Our strong political views, affiliations and vociferous criticisms are increasingly taking on personal and tribal dimensions. It is ironical that those who fought in the same trenches and hellholes…