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Letters to Gambia: A hostile guide and x-ray machine – 2

By Baba Galleh Jallow Dear Mother Gambia, After reading the first part of my letter to you, someone said there is in fact a second x-ray...

Madi Jobarteh’s laconic article: ‘Our NAMs and the Executive’, was bogus and fallacious

I cordially invite reference to a laconic and eye-catching letter to the editor of The Standard Newspaper, published in the Wednesday 26th August 2020...

The repats

In recent years, there has been a surge in people from England and/or America seeking to return to Africa and resettle here. There's quite...

My take on the Mali regime change�

Having been inundated bydemands from friends to sound my opinion in the current political situation in Mali, I decided to abort my initial intention of...

Educating Dou Sanno about the role of CSOs and activists

By Madi Jobarteh The so-called Presidential Advisor Duo Sanno has attacked Gambian civil society and activists and blaming them for the denial of the existence...

Sam Lobster Sarr failed to secure a job from President Adama Barrow

By Samsudeen Sarr I finally received the long-awaited letter from the office of the president, Statehouse Banjul, approving my application to meet the Gambian President,...

Almami Taal’s confirmation to The Standard, UDP lawyers have filed for a mandamus order against IEC was unconstitutional

I cordially invite reference to an eye-catching front-page coloured article titled:“UDP FILES PETITION AGAINST IEC”, which contained the two photographs of both Mr Alieu...

Decency and ethics in politics and public life

By Madi Jobarteh In the wake of the Lamin Bojang saga it is necessary that Gambians pay attention to fundamental issues if we are going...

The promotion of a Stockholm Syndrome Governance must stop!

By Musa Bah The announcement by the Gambia Police Force (GPF) of dropping all charges brought against Mr Madi Jobarteh, a human rights defender, seeks...

Unprecedented rate increase by five-folds in Brusubi Phase 1

By Yusupha FJ Dibba Brikama Area Council made an unprecedented increase of rate by five folds from four hundred dalasis (D400.00) to two thousand dalasis...

Another unconstitutional travesty

By Madi Jobarteh Once again, the President has decided to abuse the Constitution by imposing a state of emergency by blatantly ignoring the National Assembly....

What Madi Jobarteh represents!

By Toney F Mendy The assumption of power in the continent since the dawn of independence (with lessons to be best drawn from home) created...

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My father

By Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Since I was born, nobody had ever identified himself to me as my father. Not even a picture of him had...

The political dribbling of tribe

By Sulayman Jeng Tribalism has been spiking Gambian politics worrisomely in the recent past. Despite its intractable difficulty to cage, addressing it requires an impartial...

Nfally Fadera,Head of Brand and Communication OIC Gambia

With Alagie Manneh You came into prominence as a radio presenter. Tell us about your experience as a young journalist working in a hostile media...

Hail to beauty

With words worth of dignity, hail to her beauty Consumed by pride and humility, hail to her beauty With serene eyes and bright smile Not flesh and...

IEC ACCUSED OF IGNORING GPPA ADVICE OVER VOTER MATERIAL CONTRACT

By Omar Bah The Independent Electoral Commission is reportedly intending to go against the Gambia Public Procurement Authority's advice to contract a Canadian company with...