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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...

Has the nation state failed Africa?

Dr Sulayman Njie Africa, for all of its vast land, storied history and struggles, is today perhaps more than ever, populated by states that, for...

On tribe and tribalism: Letter to my friend

By Momodou Sabally Dear Sheriff, Greetings this early Thursday morning, February 6th, 2020 from my little corner in the cool groves of Kerr Serign. In accordance with...

A historical overview of the precursor of Salafism and Wahhabism

By Momodou Lamin Yaffa The articles I have been authoring on Salafism and Wahhabism (radical Islam) have drawn a great deal of positive comments as...

Financing development in Africa

By Francis Aubee (Jeggan) For growth and development in Africa, it has always been viewed through a top-down paradigm which makes it cumbersome to proffer...

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...

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NAM urges Gov’t to act on shooting of Gambian by Senegalese security

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