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On the Lambai Chronicles: Letter to my Nephew

By Momodou Sabally Bobling Bob, Greetings to you in the custom of your historic origin, the city with three names, Salikenni, Lambai, Moribolong. I salute you with...

Letters: My perspective on the issue of virement

  Dear editor, Having read a lot of discourse on the virement of funds to constitute the D500 million COVID-19 Fund, I wish to share the...

Letters: National day of prayers

  Dear Mr President, When the pandemic started, I had a dream. What came out was for the Government to call for a National Day of...

The pandemic: Our fight

By Momodou A Jeng Retired civil servant, Brusubi At this crucial period of the pandemic our compliance with W.H.O guidelines must not be based on the...

Covid-19: Vindicating ordinary citizen. Hope African leaders will learn

By Musa Sawaneh The recent demise of Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, who was laid...

Elite capture of state power in The Gambia

By Madi Jobarteh  There is no doubt that the incidence of a few powerful people, aka the 'Elite' have hijacked the Gambian State to serve...

Draft Constitution 2020: the landmarks

By Sainey Bah While the Final Draft Constitution generated many controversies from the public, it also lay before us tremendous opportunities to map out a...

Letters: Denial of coronavirus should be criminalized

Dear editor, When information is such that it can cause death, civil strife or unrest, such information becomes as dangerous as those things: death, civil...

Dr Baba Galleh Jallow and Essay Faal: Conflicted characters of the TRRC

By Samsudeen Sarr After over 4000 readers of my last paper, 'Really Doctor Baba Galleh Jallow' published by the Freedom Newspaper on April 30, 2020...

Letters: Manjang: the one who dared to be different

Dear editor, I don't know Manjang and I have never directly interacted with him. Like many people, I only came to know of him through...

Letter to TRRC chairman: Essa Faal unconstitutionally and maliciously denied me access to justice at the TRRC Party 2

It is of paramount legal and constitutional importance, to first note from the Preamble, that I was unlawfully and unconstitutionally removed as the substantive...

Letters: Putting premium on cash transfer to vulnerable families

Dear editor, After the rice, oil and sugar relief, the Government should consider "cash transfer" to vulnerable families. With the lockdown, business down and lay...

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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...