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The obligation to protect and promote human rights

By Almameh S Manga Quick reminder here on the role of the state in the promotion and protection of human rights as well as safeguarding...

Lawyer Darboe didn’t have to go to prison…!

By Musa Bah Let me say from the outset that I'm neither a member nor a supporter of the United Democratic Party (UDP). Equally, I do...

Revisiting the government’s import duty on cement

Dr Ousman Gajigo Six months ago, the government imposed an explicably high import duty on bagged cement that was designed to drive away small-scale cement...

Letters: Letter to President Barrow

My president, I hate to bother you again, but I believe your advisers are doing a lot of disservice to you and the country, because...

“Nobles” versus “Slaves”: Deep mistrust within Sarahulleh communities aggravates caste conflicts

By Prince Bubacarr Aminata Sankanu, Researcher on Contemporary History and Politics specializing in slavery abolition in West Africa The adjective “Ngana” is Mandinka for Ghana Empire and...

Armored riot vehicle: Is Government more interested in suppressing than protecting human rights?

By Madi Jobarteh It is indeed very worrying that given the history and experience of the Gambia in terms of freedom of assembly that the...

Letters : APRC elements embedded in Barrow’s government

  Dear editor What bothers me most is not the emergence of a tyrannical government in Gambia. What bothers me is the developing dictatorship gradually taking shape....

Mr Madi Jobarteh’s myopic/ignorant understanding, of H.E. President Barrow’s interview with Mr Harona Drammeh

Mr Madi Jobarteh's myopic/ignorant understanding, of H.E. President Barrow's interview with Mr Harona Drammeh Conversely, whenever there is any instability in Gambia (now “The Gambia”),...

Letters: A worthy purchase for the police

In April 2000, 14 students were killed by Gambia Security personnel when they used live bullets to quell a protest. Apart from the deaths,...

Mr Madi Jobarteh’s myopic/ignorant understanding, of H.E. President Barrow’s interview with Mr Harona Drammeh

By:- DR. Henry D.R. Carrol (M.R.G.), Senior Oxford-Trained Lawyer, Solicitor General Emeritus Of The Gambia & Founder Senior U.T.G. Law Lecturer (From 2007 to Date). Introduction:-This...

The Gambia’s struggle for a legitimate constitutional order

By Alagie Yoro It is amazing that after fifty-four years as a nation we still have not decided how our country should be run. Yet at...

Open letter to National Assembly on the Gambia Armed Forces agricultural project

By Madi Jobarteh I write to you as a concerned citizen to raise my concerns about the Gambia Armed Forces Agricultural Project which was announced...

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PPP not worried about breakaway party

By Omar Bah Alhagie Lamin Nanko, the national president of the People's Progressive Party has said that the formation of a new party by Bakary...

High Court dismisses ex-soldier’s appeal

By Bruce Asemota Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court in Banjul has dismissed the appeal of one Gibriel Gaye, an ex-soldier with the Kanilai...

Amputee soldier appeals for help to replace hand

By Amadou Jadama Wo2 Ousman Saidy, a solider attached to Second Infantry Battalion in Farafenni has appealed to President Adama Barrow, the government and NGOs...

Pap Saine calls for removal of all Jammeh anti-media laws

By Tabora Bojang The managing editor and co-publisher of The Point Newspaper, Pap Saine has said the media landscape in the Gambia is still yet...

Barrow sends Speaker Jack to Tanor Dieng’s funeral

State House, Banjul, - President Barrow has dispatched a delegation led by the Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly, Mrs. Mariam Jack-Denton to attend...