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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...

A phenomenal woman

By Musa Bah A little less than a century ago, a girl was born in a village called Bangaña in the central part of Senegal....

Open letter to women

By Binta Muhammed Sallah Vice Chairperson, Youth For Human Rights Gambia Dear Women, it's International Women's Day... A day to reflect on our achievements, obstacles and...

The Janneh Commission: My take and the way forward

By Baba Sillah When President Adama Barrow came to power in January 2017 and set up his cabinet, he established an independent inquiry to investigate...

The Think-Tank is not dead: A response to Aicha

By Kemo Conteh I read her piece. She touched on many things, some of them perhaps genuine talking points in the current national dialogue such...

Gambia’s TRRC, a soul searching exercise and a catharsis

By Njundu Drammeh The TRRC is, in my view, the “best thing”, paradoxically writing, that has happened to The Gambia. We wouldn't be knowing the...

Who is a patriot? The constitutional perspective

By Simon Sabally One of the most frequently bandied words on social media is "patriotism". Its meaning kept on shifting after every major event or...

The IGP cannot deny fundamental rights and freedoms! the right to demonstrate is constitutionally guaranteed!

By Madi Jobarteh The announcement by the IGP claiming that citizens have to first seek a permit in order to demonstrate is not based on...

Was the bribing of government officials the cause of the cement crisis?

Dr. Ousman Gajigo It has been several weeks now since the government decided to favour connected big businesses at the expense of small-scale enterprises and...

On Dr Ceesay’s view about deportation of Gambians

By Sarjo Barrow I decided to weigh in and response to Dr. Ceesay's comment about the role/obligation of the government regarding her citizens facing deportation....

The environmental problems, politics and development perspectives

By Abdoukarim Sanneh In Gambia and many developing countries, major aspects of economic organisation of the state are subjected to foreign control in the name...

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Champion at last …Gambia wins gold in African Men’s beach ball

The Gambia has secured a rare international sporting achievement. The country's Men's beach volley ball team beat host Morocco in the final to become champion...

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#Fresh Cold#Seasonal cold and flu diseases in The Gambia

By Dr Azadeh During the rainy season in The Gambia in particular in the month of September and October with extremely high temperatures and increasing...

Our democracy stands to gain if we can see beyond the five-year factor

By Kawsu Ceesay Mr. Adama Barrow was clearly the democratic choice of the majority of Gambian voters in the December 2016 Presidential election. The electorate chose...

Wassce results twice better than last year

By Aisha Tamba The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Basic Secondary Education Ebrima Sisawo has revealed that the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate...