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The Niumi-Barra tragedy: Our tragedy, their creation and imposition

By Muhammed Lenn Lower Niumi It has been called a national tragedy, and indeed I do not intend to denigrate it to a regional tragedy. But...

On the Draft Constitution; the glass is half full, half empty for media Part 3

By Saikou Jammeh On media regulation · The zero draft establishes a statutory regulatory body for journalist · The formulation of the provision is worse than that...

Regarding the Draft Constitution Part IV

By Foday Samateh Before proceeding to discuss Local Governments in the draft Constitution, there is an outstanding matter from a previous commentary that begs for...

On ST and the evocative power of his music: Baba La Lettero

By Momodou Sabally My good father, son of Mamadinding Sabally and Binta Njie Teeda-Mamaa. Oh thou father of Binta, Gass, Ramou and Buraama, I send you...

The pillar of democracy

By H.E Dr Isatou Touray Vice President of the Republic of The Gambia On December 2016, Gambians decided their fate by coming together in Unity...

Reaction to the CRC draft constitution

Dear esteemed readership, it is important to first tell you who we are. Concerned Citizens first came together as a group to discuss and...

Secularism promotes irreligiosity

By Dr. Muhammëd Têks Tékanyi I've read with keen interest many projections arguing about and against the legal omission and not removal of the...

On the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2020: Letter to the Finance Minister

By Momodou Sabally Honourable Minister and my dear senior brother, I salute you on the occasion of another budget season at our National Assembly chambers. Indeed...

TRRC: Putting truth, justice and reconciliation in perspective

By Baba Galleh Jallow In addition to competing narratives, another interesting conundrum the TRRC is constantly faced with is a series of interrelated demands made...

Corruption of public bureaucracies in sub-Saharan Africa

By Mathew K Jallow For democratic systems and institutions of democracy to flourish, it is necessary and imperative to operate an efficient and effective public...

A case of reconciliation before all the truth (is known)

By Ebrima Ceesay, UK How do you draw the line (or strike the right balance) between moral responsibility and legal obligation? Of course, doing certain...

Similarities between South African TRC and Gambian TRRC

By Njundu Drammeh Reading a book 'Reconciliation Discourse: The case of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission' (a book) by Annelies Verdoolaege, Ghent University, and I...

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Jammeh Will Be Arrested On Arrival – Warns Ag

By Omar Bah Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou has said former President Yahya Jammeh will be arrested and charged with the crimes he allegedly committed against...