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Letter to the MD, Gambia Ports Authority

Dear sir, With much worry and concern, I write to draw your attention to the precarious state of both Banjul and Barra ferry terminals. These two...

Letters: Diplomatic passports are too important for one person’s decision

  Dear editor, I just read somewhere that Government Spokesman Ebrima Sankareh said Adama Barrow is the singular permitting authority for diplomatic passports. It seems to me...

Letters: Drowning in our own negativity

Even a half dose of the current obsession of the Gambian media - both new and traditional - can turn an optimist into a...

Letters: Government Spokesman and the Diplomatic Passport Saga

Dear editor, The press statement by the Government Spokesman Ebrima Sankareh needs more clarity and honesty. To just compose a statement with a bunch of high...

Letters: Re: State House driver palaver

Dear editor, How can a driver at State House be issued a diplomatic passport, admit to escorting another ineligible pursuer of a diplomatic passport to...

Letters: Which is which in State house driver palaver?

Dear editor, The diplomatic passport saga has taken a new twist with Mansa Sumareh flatly contradicting a press statement issued by the Department of Press...

Letters: Return of a presidency

Dear editor, I would call it a tribute to a departed legend's soul who fought against human rights abuses that led a nation to be...

Letters: Tribute to my best friend, Grandpa, Sir Dawda (Papa)

  Dear editor, Firstly, my sincere thanks to the people of the Gambia for their remarkable farewell to their founding father, and my grandfather; and to...

Letters: TRRC overseas tour, another waste of resources

  The TRRC, consisting of ten (10) representatives, is set to take their turn to travel around Europe and US. If this does not leave...

Letters: Why Barrow should be allowed five years

  Dear editor, There has been a frenzy debate as to whether or not President Adama Barrow should serve out his five-year constitutionally mandated tenure, as...

Letters: Gambian Students Hajj volunteers react to allegations

Dear Editor, On August 6th, 2019, Standard Newspaper carried an article authored by the Secretary General of Gambia Hajj Commission Foday Sambou Ceesay. In the said...

Letters: Police and arrest from a legal perspective

  Dear Editor, Suffice to say that section 178 of the 1997 Constitution establishes The Gambia Police Force to protect lives and property, prevent and detect...

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