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The National Assembly and national destiny

By Madi Jobarteh If anyone understands the nature of a democratic republic one will not be in any doubt to realize that the destiny of...

On the audacity of fiscal profligacy: Letter to the Minister of Finance

By Momodou Sabally Honourable Minister and my dear brother, I must start off by admitting my own sadness at having to write to you once more on...

Letters: Dr Samateh, the man ploughing a lonely farrow

  Dear editor, "To be honest, as this world goes, is to be one man picked out of ten thousand" Shakespeare. Sadly, the worst enemy of this...

On the chronicles of the kings of Sanjal: Letter to my mentee

By Momodou Sabally Greetings, thou son of Malang Saibo, and grandchild of the royals of Sabach Sanjal. It has been quite a long time since we...

Reply letter to Mrs Adelaide Sosseh, TRRC Vice Chairperson & Chairperson of Reparations Committee

Re: Representative of Alhajie Abubacarr M. Tambadou, Attorney General & Minister of Justice, at the Experts' Meeting on Reparations Regulations, 9th – 10th December,...

Defend the Draft Constitution. No Gambian should serve for more than 10 years as president

By Madi Jobarteh It is indeed quite concerning that the Cabinet has expressed objection to the draft constitution on the issue of presidential term limit...

Barrow’s baffling bad move

By Dida Halake “Cabinet had wanted the Constitutional Review Commission to remove the section from the draft which, if passed, will bar President Barrow from...

Letters: “Discrimination” in the Draft Constitution

  Dear editor, “While the government fully endorses section 100 on the term of Office of the President, it is the government's considered view that section...

On the audacity of fiscal profligacy: Letter to the Minister of Finance

By Momodou Sabally Honourable Minister and my dear brother, I salute you in this 4th edition of a series of epistles I started sending your way...

“Head-hunting” stinks way high to the heavens

By Samsudeen Sarr I cannot but first commend Pa Nderry Mbai of the Freedom Radio and Newspaper for the brilliant interview he conducted with Mr....

Letters: Coronavirus pandemic and endemic corruption

  Dear editor, The Government's Covid-19 Food Relief has laid bare the magnitude of corruption plaguing The Gambia, with media reports emerging that several arrests were...

Is the recent SSHFC episode a case for meaningful public service reform?

By Pa Louis Sambou The recent Executive engineered movement of human resources assets within the Civil Service would certainly not have been the first of...

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Gambian Olympians Keep Shape Despite Covid-19 Hibernation

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic and its toll on normal life, Olympians Gina Bass and Adama Jammeh and Olympic hopeful Ebrima Camara are still focused...

Blame France, Senegal, our Judases and IEC for the illegal military occupation of Gambia- not Sam Sarr

By Samsudeen Sarr It is becoming quite evident that some of my lousy critics are still entertaining their intersubjective misjudgment that the role I played...

A different experience in the People’s Republic of China

By Muhamed A Badjie Apparently, some people in The Gambia have been spreading falsehood about the People's Republic of China. They have been misleading the...

Lamin Darbo—right, Madi Jobarteh—wrong, President Barrow’s term cannot start in 2017

I invite reference to an eye-catching frontpage article published by my learned junior Barrister Lamin J Darbo, in the Monday 18TH May 2020, publication...

Letters: Apparent lack of preparedness in the opposition camp

  Dear editor, When governments are mired in indecisiveness, ineffectiveness and ambiguity and saddled with rampant corruption, people naturally look up to opposition group for alternative...