Category: Letters

On Abdoulie Bojang’s appointment

Dear editor, I join the chorus of fellow Gambians in expressing my profound disappointment and bewilderment over the appointment of Mr Abdoulie Bojang, former Speaker of the National Assembly, as our country’s representative in South Africa. I understand that in the spirit of national unity and all-inclusiveness especially during this transition period, Gambians of all…

Our baby is walking

  Dear editor, As the baby we conceived and birthed is finding its walking feet on a rugged terrain, the chips are falling in place. The stars are well aligned.   Last year this time, we weren’t only fighting but praying that we overcome. through costly but relentless, committed and concerted efforts, we birthed a…

Bojang’s appointment row: my take!

 ByHatab Fadera Dear editor, Public opinion seems to be divided online over Barrow’s decision to appoint as Ambassador to South Africa, the erstwhile Speaker of The Gambia’s National Assembly, Abdoulie Bojang. The protest in the opposing camp is anchored on the fact that Abdoulie Bojang presided over sessions that extended the life of the legislature…

  Dear editor, What’s going on? Within three days of the Barrow administration unveiling a Social Compact that includes a commitment to detribalise (political and) executive office, the services of a culturally and ethnically diverse team of top executives at the Central Bank of the Gambia (CBG) were prematurely terminated and a new team from…

Mullahism (Muslim militancy) is a threat to national security of  The Gambia and your government must take a firm stand now!

Mr. President, the peace and the mercy and the blessings of God be upon you. Mr. President, I am writing this letter to you, and through you the entire Government of the Gambia, because of my love for my country, a love that is part of my faith and therefore an obligation on me. I…