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Year-end analysis: Gambia’s Truth Commission gives hope to victims

By Momodou L Jaiteh As 2019 drew to an end, one of the most important and biggest stories that ran in the Gambia was arguably...

A call to legislate strongly against government tax revenues paid to the private commercial banks in violation of the 1997 constitution

As you are winding up your public consultations, please allow me to make one more contribution that is so important for the economy of...

Misconceptions and misinformation about secularity Part 2

By Madi Jobarteh I have never doubted the continued existence and the future of the Gambia until the issue of 'secularity of the state' emerged...

On the Draft Constitution; the glass is half full, half empty for media

By Saikou Jammeh Limitations The issues in summary: · The claw-back clauses are more overly broad and more draconian than the 1997 Constitution · Insults and national betrayal...

On the Draft Constitution; the glass is half full, half empty for media Part 2

Media freedoms The issues in summary: · The role of the press in society is not recognised · Press freedom is recognised as a fundamental human right ·...

December 1st 2016 revolution betrayed

By Madi Jobarteh What is your worth as a human being? What are your rights and duties as a citizen? What is a Republic? What...

The draft constitution

Let me begin by welcoming you, the members of the media, to this historic dialogue with the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC). We have had...

The ECO, the proposed new currency for West Africa: Is Ecowas technically ready for the sea change?

By Suwareh Darbo Introduction The single currency comprising 15 member states of Ecowas was initially planned to be introduced in 2003. It will be based on...

Why we file a case against Myanmar for accountability for the Rohingya. Why The Gambia?

The Gambia as a country largely supported by the international community liberated itself from 22 years of dark history characterized by among others, atrocities...

The Gambia: Your money and debunking the myths

By Burama Jammeh Have you ever wondered what The Gambia needs money (or economic resources) for? How The Gambia gets its money and how Jawara,...

Gambia – Is change Illusive?

By Neneh LouFaye Walking through the gates of hell of past memories can be a painful experience. The pain emanates from two sources – from a...

Three years after the July 15th coup attempt In Turkey, the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (feto) is still a global security threat

On the 15th of July we are marking the third anniversary of the hideous coup attempt by the Fethullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO), staged in...

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GFF Explains, As Clubs Complain Of Non Payment Of Support Fund

A number of league clubs in the Gambia Football Federation league and other concerned stakeholders have alleged that they have not been paid monies...

The role of the Americans in The Gambia’s 1994 military coup

By Samsudeen Sarr If this series passes the ultimate appraisal for publication, I will produce it as my third book. I therefore hope my impatient...

Mayor Lowe Tasks Gov’t To Give Jammeh’s Properties To BCC

By Omar Bah The mayor of Banjul has said her office has written to the Presidency requesting that the seized properties of former president Jammeh...

Gambian diplomat dies, while on mediation talks in Dakar

By Lamin Cham Yaya MBA Jallow, the deputy executive secretary at the Senegalo-Gambian Permanent Secretariat died suddenly in Dakar on Sunday. Mr Jallow, who was The...

Fugitive murder suspect arrested at Berending Festival

By Lamin Cham Police have confirmed that Buba Drammeh, wanted in connection with the murder of one Buba Jammeh in Gunjur Berending last year, has...