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The TRRC and the people’s pound of flesh

By Arac Remes The TRRC is not a court and its findings and recommendations shall be submitted to the President and the President shall decide...

The neglected agriculture agenda and continued failed trade seasons ‘tret-tos’

By Momodou Camara Good morning Mr. President, His Excellency Mr. Adama Barrow Good morning coalition members former and servicing! Good morning cabinet ministers! Good Morning donor countries and...

Halifa Sallah’s perfect opportunity for grandstanding

By Zakaria Kemo Konteh When our National Assembly Members voted they defeating Barrow's allies. To have the President or his Vice President appear before them to...

The Gambia’s Conundrum: Is it the UDP that misread Barrow or Barrow misread the UDP?

By Musa Bah There is a complex situation in The Gambia currently as there is a lot of argument; push and pull and debates on...

Improving local government service delivery: A Proposal

The demonstrations by Brikama residents on 24th July to protest poor service delivery by their local area council highlights a real and chronic problem...

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...

Why the CRC must eliminate the death penalty and others The facts against the death penalty from an Islamic and conscientious perspective

By Jarga Kebba Gigo The world of interpretation is where our true colours are revealed, where our leanings separate us. The Recitation (Qur'an) is largely...

Open letter to the Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service

By Omar Ceesay I wish to bring to your attention the decision of the Local Government Service Commission to retire me effective November 2017 outrageously...

The Minister for the Interior and IGP must be held accountable for Kanilai shooting

By Madi Jobarteh At the outset I demand that the Minister for the Interior, the Inspector General of Police and the responsible officers at Kanilai...

VIEW POINT: Jalsa Salana, The Gambia

By Musa Bah In December 1891, a small conference took place in a small village called Qadian, Punjab, India. The Conference was organized by Hadrat...

Coalition Break-up: Do not despair. It is a blessing!

By Madi Jobarteh There is a general feeling that the Coalition has broken up, and therefore many are expressing disappointment and even threatening not to...

Ousainu Darboe: Good riddance, good politics, goodbye

By Amat Jeng It was a rainy day and I was in the middle of a historical climate change protest in Stockholm, Sweden, conducting research...

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Dembo ‘By Force’ Resigns From UDP

The National President of the United Democratic Party, Dembo 'By Force' Bojang, has yesterday parted ways with the party. A terse resignation letter shared with...

Farmers to get D18,000 per ton

The Secco price for a ton of groundnut is D18,000 this season. A press release from the Gambia Food, Processing and Marketing Corporation, the government...

Suu Kyi criticised in court over ‘silence’ on Myanmar rape claims

Aung San Suu Kyi has been told that her silence over allegations of sexual violence and rape carried out against Rohingya people in Myanmar...

CRC urged to omit clause that bars convicts from contesting

By Omar Bah The Constitutional Review Commission has been urged to omit subsection (2) (b) of the draft constitution that bars convicted persons from contesting...

TRRC sends Nogoi, 3 others for overseas treatment

By Mafugi Ceesay The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission and its partners have arranged overseas treatment for four victims of the Jammeh regime. Abdoukarim Jammeh, Yusupha...