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Violation of public procurement laws and ethics in The Gambia; is GPPA an accomplice?

Many Gambians for the past decades have cried out loud against rampant and endemic violation of procurement laws and ethics in the Public Procurement...

Good governance is the lynchpin for African progress

Covid-19 has joined the climate emergency at a time when Africa is facing what Mo Ibrahim calls “a crisis in leadership and governance.” This crisis...

Shed no tears for the failed Draft Constitution

Pardon me if I am not party to the unabated national outcry and blame-game swirling around President Barrow, the CRC, and especially, National Assembly...

The Draft Constitution debacle: A win for democracy

Of recent?—?we have entered a new dawn in my homeland, thus, prompting a myriad of conversations on the idea of justice, of liberty, of...

Letters: Ousainu Darboe’s ”conviction”

Dear editor, It is rather unfortunate that some of our positions are stuck in myopic and unthinking hubris masked in sanctimonious fidelity to the law....

Letters: Ernest Aubee:  Candidate for AU Commissioner for Agriculture

  Dear editor, It is with immense pleasure, one that emanated from the bottom-line of my heart, to learn of the candidature of Mr. Ernest Aubee...

Letters: Don’t you folks want to know?

Dear editor, Barely a fortnight ago, our foreign minister Dr. Mamadou Tangara in his epic interview with Kerr Fatou responded to the interviewer's question on...

The plight of the average Gambian amidst the Covid-19 pandemic

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) came as an unwelcomed guest, disrupting the very fabric of our socio-economic systems. Life has drastically changed to adapt to...

Letters to Gambia – 2: Mobile tears

Last week I wrote to you about my encounter with a hostile security guard and an ancient x-ray machine at the Edward Francis Small...

Letters : Our parliamentarians are playing with fire – this draft must pass!

Dear editor, After watching parts of the debate proceedings of the draft constitution in the National Assembly, I started to wonder whether some of the...

Do you truly support Barrow?

By Sulayman Jeng Relationships are generally construed in varied ways and circumstances. However, for any relationship to be sustainable, healthy and enriching it must be...

Lettes: Public apology and clarification

Dear editor, After deep reflection and self criticism, I wish to offer my unreserved apology to girls and women for my post, 'Lessons from Alieu...

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