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Omertá

By Musa Bah The word omertá is a code of silence not to reveal any secrets of a group one belongs to. This code will...

On the audacity of fiscal profligacy: Letter to the Minister of Finance

By Momodou Sabally Honourable Minister and my dear brother, I must start off by admitting my own sadness at having to write to you once more on...

Reply letter to Mrs Adelaide Sosseh, TRRC Vice Chairperson & Chairperson of Reparations Committee

Re: Representative of Alhajie Abubacarr M. Tambadou, Attorney General & Minister of Justice, at the Experts' Meeting on Reparations Regulations, 9th – 10th December,...

Defend the Draft Constitution. No Gambian should serve for more than 10 years as president

By Madi Jobarteh It is indeed quite concerning that the Cabinet has expressed objection to the draft constitution on the issue of presidential term limit...

On the audacity of fiscal profligacy: Letter to the Minister of Finance

By Momodou Sabally Honourable Minister and my dear brother, I salute you in this 4th edition of a series of epistles I started sending your way...

Is the recent SSHFC episode a case for meaningful public service reform?

By Pa Louis Sambou The recent Executive engineered movement of human resources assets within the Civil Service would certainly not have been the first of...

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...

Managing our differences

By Baba Galleh Jallow In a recent article we suggested that while our search for answers to national challenges must necessarily be anchored in our...

Leave no one behind!

By Musa Bah As the fight against COVID-19 intensifies and health authorities advise people to observe Social Distancing and the Stay at Home campaign increases,...

Covid-20: For Gambia, just what the doctor ordered

By Baba G. Jallow If Covid-19 has dealt the world a near-mortal blow, if it has locked down cities and sent powerful countries reeling, if...

On the need to raise the bar and maintain high standards

By Momodou Sabally It was Will Durant (and NOT Aristotle) who said “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but...

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Failed Gambia project: President Adama Barrow is not to blame, blame his philosophy Part 2

With Alhassan Darboe Our failing health care system When Barrow came to power, our healthcare was a mess after years of neglect and under-investment during the...

Missing in Action: Jongkunda Daffeh, Gambian philosopher, journalist and activist

Jongkunda Daffeh was born in 1947. In 1967, he finished at the top of his A Levels Class in Pure Maths! 'But I had...

BLM: Really?

With Talib Gibran As recent as Monday, Sheriff Bojang walked into my office and summoned me, and the rest, to a meeting. It was supposed...

Marie Sock The lady who wants to be The Gambia’s next president

With Alagie Manneh Marie Sock is the lady of the moment. Since announcing last week of her intention to run for the presidency of The...

The unraveling of the colossal deception that is America

By Suruwa B. Wawa Jaiteh While almost everybody is taking careful steps adjusting to the abnormalities of the American normal, the rest of our dear...