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The need to constitutionalise access to justice and legal aid in the Draft Constitution

By Ahmed Kemo Ceesay The recently published 'Proposed Draft Constitution of the Republic of the Gambia' is, by all account, an excellent and admirable piece...

On the exclusion of “secular” in our Constitution: Open letter to the CRC and Gambians

By BB Sanneh I want to sincerely commend you all for your wisdom in withdrawing the word “secular” from the draft constitution. I couldn't agree...

Inclusion of “secular” in the new constitution

By Prof Pierre Gomez Lu ñep bokka, kenna warukoo moomale boppam. (Whatever is publicly owned cannot be usurped by an individual). Mr Chairman, thank you very...

Legal answers of Dr Henry DR Carrol (MRG), when jointly interviewed with Mr Emmanuel Joof, Chairman of National Human Rights Commission, on...

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). Programme...

Our country, where rape victims are blamed and scorned

By Njundu Drammeh The testimony of the witness who appeared before the TRRC Monday was heart-wrenching, sorrowful and absolutely blood-cudling. Her experiences at the hands...

Edward Singhatey at the TRRC: Lying and evasive and unpardonable

Dr Ousman Gajigo It was quite an experience watching Edward Singhatey's marathon session in front of the TRRC. The scope of the testimony and level...

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...

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