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Letters: Gambia at a crossroads

  Dear editor, As we enter the fourth year of democratic governance after 22 years of dictatorship, the Gambia is going through one of the crucial...

Letters: Three years democratic governance assessment of President Adama Barrow

Dear editor, The December 2016 election of reform-minded coalition cocktail that ended twenty-two years “the long nights of dictatorship” was a refreshingly smooth blend of...

Open letter to the President

Dear Mr. President Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Edrissa Baldeh, I am a staff of The Food Safety and Quality Authority...

Are protests a bad thing?

By Musa Bah Are we going to spend all our time protesting? Is there a protest every day now? What is the purpose of these...

Letter : The APRC resurgence and the Babili audiotapes

  Dear editor, Now they want to politicize the Victims Center which was designed to complement the TRRC. They are weaponizing guilt politics in an attempt...

Letters: Yahya Jammeh and the agreement

  Dear editor, The conversation between Yahya Jammeh and his APRC collaborators about the so-called agreement must be well understood by our citizens so that no...

Letters: Gambia – Al Jazeera, politics and media bias

  Dear editor, Was it an oversight or an outright media bias? That most news outlets did not cover the protest march in Gambia Sunday in...

Letters: Secularism: a principle coined by the mortal to challenge the immortal

Dear editor, The Constitutional development in the Gambia has witnessed several amendments, starting from 1947-1997. And they are as follows: 1947, 1954, 1960, 1962, 1965,...

Letters: Yahya Jammeh and the mind of a dictator

  Dear editor, Every human being who leaves home for even a few days indeed does get homesick and miss family. That is normal for any...

The need to constitutionalise access to justice and legal aid in the Draft Constitution

By Ahmed Kemo Ceesay The recently published 'Proposed Draft Constitution of the Republic of the Gambia' is, by all account, an excellent and admirable piece...

Letters: When will the rains stop beating us?

Dear editor, These are very difficult times in the Gambia. Sad, mournful and dolorous times, the Gambia in the past decades opened with ethnic bigotry,...

Letters:Wading in the secularism fray

Dear editor, The inclusion or exclusion of “secularism” from the new constitution has generated a great deal of controversy and triggered a frenzied debate among...

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By Omar Bah The leader of the United Democratic Party and nine other top figures of his party who were arrested in 2016 have been...

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By Omar Bah & Amadou Jadama The proprietor and manager of Brikama-based Home Digital FM, Pa Modou Bojang and Gibbi Jallow, radio manager at King...

Jammeh victims march for justice

By Omar Bah Barely a week after the opposition APRC staged a demonstration calling for the immediate return of former President Yahya Jammeh, hundreds of...