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The Yankuba Touray Question: TRRC Act versus Constitutional text and principle

By Lamin J Darbo Rude and arrogant are the nicer appellations being thrown at Yankuba Touray on his refusal to testify before the Truth, Reconciliation...

The indemnity clause through lenses of customary international law:

By Dr. Binneh S Minteh Former Lieutenant, GNG/GNA The former junta powerhouse Mr. Yankuba Touray used a good game of attempting to hide under an Indemnity...

The misguided GAF Rice Project: The need for a thorough project preparation and analysis part 3

Suruwa B. Wawa Jaiteh Your Excellency President Barrow, the recent signing of an agreement/contract with AGCO (America-based agricultural equipment manufacturer) for The Gambia Armed Forces...

Brikama rally’s political message

By Basidia M Drammeh Though the organizers of the much-vaunted Brikama rally have not disclosed the agenda of the rally, the overriding motive is unmistakable. Championed...

Ending rice importation in three years: GAF overstepping the diving board

Suruwa B. Wawa Jaiteh It is with much dismay that Gambians and non-Gambians, have read the disturbing announcement by the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) that...

Justice Minister Tambadou , repeal the Colonial Official Secret Act!

By Alagi Yorro Jallow The Ghanaian Parliament finally passed the Right to Information Bill into law, striking a momentous goal for democracy, transparency, media freedom...

The Honourable Ya Kumba Jaiteh and the imperative of executive adherence to legality

By Lamin J Darboe With mounting interest I follow the debate on whether there is authorisation under the 1997 Constitution of the Republic of The...

Attempted removal of Nominated NAM is constitutionally wrong – both legally and politically

By Lawyer Abdoulie Fatty By all accounts, Yayha Jammeh was a dictator. He did not have respect for democracy. He seriously undermined important state institutions....

A response to CRC Chair’s read on the country

By Foday Samateh Speaking at a news conference on the Constitutional Review Commission's countrywide listening tour, the Commission Chairman Cherno Jallow was reported to have...

Bakau, the most interesting political constituency, controversial and competitive

By Dawda Faye Sir Dawda Jawara, former president of The Gambia, was very popular in Bakau Constituency, especially Bakau Dinkokono, where most of his supporters...

Human capital damage and time cost of one-man rule in Gambia 1994 to 2016 Money and material loss quickly comes to mind whenever...

An autopsy By Sarjo Bayang Freezing Human Capital Stock In all fairness with regards to capacity building of Gambians, more people have gained employable skills and...

Samsudeen Sarr: ‘Taste of madness’ Part 4

By Samsudeen Sarr In the final segment of this series, I first wish to express with utmost sympathy my heartfelt condolence to the family of...

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What Next, After Djibouti?

By Lamin Cham A potentially disruptive and even chaotic chapter in our football was averted Sunday when we made it to the Afcon group stages....

Ex-NIA Director Counters Junglers On Ndure Cham’s Killing

By Mafugi Ceesay Yankuba Badjie, a former director of National Intelligence Agency, has in a communication with The Standard responded to comments made at the...

Barrow ran to hide in Darboe’s house – witness

TRRC witness Bintou Nyabally has told the TRRC that President Adama Barrow and his long term colleague and friend Lamin Cham have both run...

Operation peace spring: Turkey is determined to fight all sorts of terrorism along its Syrian border

The conflict in Syria since 2011 has wrecked havoc on the Syrian people as well as has created a power vacuum in the country....

Tangara hits back at Tambajang

Press release “Since the removal of Madam Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang from office as Vice President, she made numerous unguarded and unfounded allegations against me and other...