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Democracy is a messy business

As the saying goes, democracy is a messy business. Gambians chose democracy in place of dictatorship and as a result the nation has to...

Urging caution and care

The past seven days had been one heck of a week in The Gambia. It was marked by a lot of political grandstanding and gamesmanship....

The evil of paedophilia

It has become common to hear of incidents of paedophilia in the country nowadays. Some of the cases of child molestations are so bad...

Pushing the limits of democracy

Calls have been made for the Government of the Gambia to ban the Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) as a political party...

Catch me if you can

There seems to be a game of 'catch me if you can' going on in the Gambia between the Government on the one hand...

Amidst the hullabaloo of calls for the return of Jammeh

Mid last week, thousands of supporters of the former ruling party, the Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) descended on the streets to...

The border issue

Earlier this week, reports emerged that a bus belonging to the Gambia Transport Service Corporation (GTSC) was denied entry into Senegal and stoned by...

The open gutter at Westfield: a disaster waiting to happen

Commuters on the Banjul Highway will observe an open gutter by the road at the Westfield Cooperative Junction. The gutter is wide and just...

What is in the ‘agreement’ with Yahya Jammeh?

Recently, there has been a lot of talk in the country about the possible return to the Gambia of former president, Yahya Jammeh. In...

On the pro-five years protest

Thousands of Gambians from all over the country on Sunday, 12th January 2020 held a protest march in support of President Adama Barrow completing...

No room for miscalculation amid US-Iran tensions

The events unfolding in the aftermath of the killing of the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force in a drone strike ordered...

On Trump’s biggest gamble: assassinating an Iranian general could lead to war

One of the few consoling features of Donald Trump's erratic, self-interested and vainglorious approach to the presidency has been his relative caution in deploying...

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