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We need a new political hegemony not Banjul political impotence

By Alagi Yoro Jallow Marriage of convenience for practical reasons or marriage by force is sleep with the enemy, a snake in the handbag. Struggling...

The Gambia’s Conundrum: Is it the UDP that misread Barrow or Barrow misread the UDP?

By Musa Bah There is a complex situation in The Gambia currently as there is a lot of argument; push and pull and debates on...

Letters : Credibility questions for GAP and Gen Lamin Bojang

  Dear editor, I followed the sudden emergence of a new order in the much discredited Gambia Action Party, GAP, with great interest and curiosity. To start...

Exceptional betrayal

By Madi Jobarteh Former Vice President Isatou Njie-Saidy did not surprise me in her testimony before the TRRC on Thursday September 3. Rather she confirms that...

Letters: Should Gambia introduce a running mate?

Dear editor, Over the past twenty-five years, with a few exceptions, the position of vice president of the Gambia has been all but vacant. In the...

On the impending GTTI fiasco: Letter to the Minister of Higher Education

By Momodou Sabally I salute you with great reverence and with good reasons for that respect: You have always been a great source of inspiration...

Gambians are susceptible to ‘boiling frog’ phenomenon: Never again!

By Alagi Yoro Jallow Fatoumata: They say that if you put a frog into a pot of boiling water, it will leap out right away...

Letters: Faulty thinking: Maintenance of security assures peace

  Dear editor, "We were once the beacon of human rights in Africa", my Kotokeh shouted to me, in nostalgia. There was a halcyon period he wanted...

Letters: TRRC faces serious threat from our political militia forces

Dear editor, It could be recalled that the establishment of the TRRC was occasioned by the normalized human rights violations of Gambians and other nationals...

Would you allow Barrow to use the army to intimidate us?

The army commander, General Mamat Cham, recently went on TV to claim that they will crush any protest attempt targeted at the government. This is...

My country; this wasn’t the destiny I bargained for in December 2016 “Replacing wolves with hyenas”

By Buba Mbaye Bojang Destiny is not for the comfort seekers, they say; destiny is for the daring and determined ones, those that are willing...

Letters: The Gambia not subjected to blackmail from the 3 Years Jotna

Dear editor, We are not asking you to sit or not sit with the president, because your organization is not a political party or anything...

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Tangara hits back at Tambajang

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