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If this isn’t The Gambia you live in…

By Mariam Sankanu The Gambia's story has changed four times. After every transition, her story becomes scarier for the reader. She started off as a very beautiful...

#IAmToufah makes the message clear: We are not going to wish the rape crisis away

By Satang Nabaneh In dealing with past human rights abuses and upholding standards of respect for human rights, The Gambia's transition from an abusive regime...

Who’s gonna do what for us now?

By Morro Ceesay What is to be said of a people who for 500 years have known little freedom or security beyond the thrill of...

Annual meeting of heads of Ecowas national offices underway

By PK Jarju I am writing this letter on board a Cross Country train to the northern part of the UK. And while I don't normally...

More political parties, less one-party domination

By Mathew K Jallow Politically, it almost feels like the second coming; the second coming of political independence, that is. After Yahya Jammeh's 22 tragic years...

Mamadou Tangara must resign and apologise for aiding and abetting tyranny

By Madi Jobarteh The rebuttal by Mamadou Tangara that he never sought the extradition of Ndey Tapha Sosseh from Mali is laden with loopholes for...

The Yankuba Touray Saga

By Foday Samateh Ever known for his histrionics and theatrics as a loquacious minister in Yahya Jammeh's military-turned-civilian dictatorship, Yankuba Touray was in full character...

Open Letter to Prexy Barrow: Convene meeting of minds to convey national unity

By Amadou Camara As Driver-in-chief of Bus Gambia - to use your transport metaphor - the twists and turns you make, at crucial stages of...

Gen. Martin is right, “That was the status quo then”

By Bakary Badjie Unjustifiable statement but Brig. Gen. Martin is right. At one time in our country's governance, Jammeh was the Alfa and the Omega. His...

“Adama Barrow is our Holy Moses”: How much has changed in 2 Years?

By Alagi Yorro Jallow When President Barrow assumed office in January 19, 2017, most Gambians looked up to him as the miracle man, the holy...

God’s voter’s card

By Toney F Mendy Some colleagues, mates, and friends won't concede in their futile efforts to convince me that “God chooses leaders” just like I...

Senegal-Gambia relations: Going a notch higher

By Lamin Saho In my master's degree thesis on dynamics of regional integration with specific reference to the European Union, the genesis and the contours...

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Champion at last …Gambia wins gold in African Men’s beach ball

The Gambia has secured a rare international sporting achievement. The country's Men's beach volley ball team beat host Morocco in the final to become champion...

From money-laundering to sanctions busting: the real value of cryptocurrency may soon be clear

Momodou Camara The ability to trace and stop transactions linked to crime, terrorism, and corruption is one of the tools a country has at its...

#Fresh Cold#Seasonal cold and flu diseases in The Gambia

By Dr Azadeh During the rainy season in The Gambia in particular in the month of September and October with extremely high temperatures and increasing...

Our democracy stands to gain if we can see beyond the five-year factor

By Kawsu Ceesay Mr. Adama Barrow was clearly the democratic choice of the majority of Gambian voters in the December 2016 Presidential election. The electorate chose...

Wassce results twice better than last year

By Aisha Tamba The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Basic Secondary Education Ebrima Sisawo has revealed that the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate...