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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...

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....

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Echoes From The Senegambia Run

The Mayor of popular Senegalese tourist resort Saly has said the town will send a team to the next edition of the Senegambia Run,...

States are amoral. All of them

Dr Sulayman Njie With the change of administration in The Gambia – there has been a plethora of conversations regarding the state and the demos,...

‘Coalition Parties Must Resign From Gov’t Or Seen To Be NPP’

By Omar Bah Haji Suwareh, the spokesperson of Operation 3 Years Jotna, has urged the political parties in the Coalition government to declare their departure...

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Momodou Camara (Acca) The annual G20 summit often seems like a talking shop for the world's most powerful governments. The leaders of 19 of the...

Gov’t must be clear about Jammeh’s assets – FTJ

By Omar Bah The interim leader of Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction has called on the Barrow administration to tell Gambians how they sold...