Category: Letters

Why is the media completely silent on the closure of Observer? Dear editor, Why is the media not saying or enlightening the public on the Daily Observer’s closure? Do the media have a union? Is Observer not a member of the union? Are the rules and regulations of the union flouted by Observer? How many…

Caricaturing scholars shall equal to provoking Islam: Desist from it now! Dear editor, For some time now, Imam Fatty and the Supreme Islamic Council have been the subjects of social media caricatures. They have suffered serious character defamation in the hands of few misguided elements representing themselves as human rights activists and defenders. And all…

Why is Gambia not a signatory to the Single Africa Aviation Transport Market SAATM? Dear editor, Please allow me space in your noble and respectable newspaper to ask the aforementioned question to our state managers through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad.   The concluded 30th ordinary session of the assembly…

Education Dear editor, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela. The education system of The Gambia is unquestionably dying and virtually making zero progress. This comes as a result of less quality and development plans invested in it. Education, without skepticism, is a changing format…

Gov’t must listen to Supreme Islamic Council Dear editor, Islam is a complete noble religion with a readymade constitution, which is Shari’a. Shari’a laws are made up of the Holy Qur’an, the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad and validated opinions of renowned scholars otherwise muftis. The conducts and behaviours of Muslims are strictly guided by this…

On Islamic Council’s rejection of Ahmadis being issued TV licence Dear editor, Following the letter written by the Supreme Islamic Council to PURA showing their rejection of the Ahmadiyya Jama’at being issued a TV licence, I write to express my dissatisfaction. I am disappointed that the leadership of the Council still thinks that Gambian Muslims…

Great opportunity to assess and learn from this experience Dear editor, The entry into the country, “unnoticed”, of top former security operatives who accompanied former President Jammeh to Equatorial Guinea highlights serious breach at the airport and lends credence to the general security apprehension expressed by our fellow citizens. The audacity of these men to…