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Meaning of the Gambian National Anthem

For The Gambia Our Homeland…. Yes, regardless of how far we have travelled or the number of years we have been away, Gambia is and...

Visionary leadership in the 21st century

By Gibril Saine, London Meanwhile, the single most recurrent theme on various discussant platforms amounts to a question of leadership. In my own life, at...

The impact of sand mining on the environment and social cohesion in western Gambia

By Abdoukarim Sanneh, London, United Kingdom The Atlantic Coast Line of the Gambia along with the River Gambia and its tributaries, the Mangrove habitats and...

Blood on their hands: We need paradigm shift in governing Gambia

By Burama FL Jamm The full force of our laws should come down hard. Some presidential proclamation is not enough. Nor are bogus investigation an...

Reform the faulty Standard 0perating Procedure (sop) to finally stop the killing

By Samsudeen Sarr The regrettable or rather unfortunate Faraba Banta incident on Monday the 18th of June 2018 where three young Gambians lost their lives...

Who will police the Gambia Police Force?

By Abdoukarim Sanneh, London, United Kingdom Many African Countries are democratising their police and security services through reforms so that the public can have a...

Trans-Gambia bridge project and remaining political ecology issues of Gambia River Basin development

By Abdoukarim Sanneh, London, United Kingdom Adaptation to Climate Change in the Gambia River Basin-Socio-Economic Analysis was the theme of my postgraduate research at University...

Children’s views and opinions on the TRRC and transitional justice

By Baba Galleh Jallow Over the past several months, the Ministry of Justice, in collaboration with UNICEF, the Victims' Center, the National Youth Council, the...

The Banjul mayoral election and derogation of competitors: Lizzie Eunson Vs Rohey Malick Lowe

By Haddy Njie Raleigh North Carolina Many Gambians have considered the victory of one of the two female candidates in the Banjul mayoral election as a...

I am pro-LGBT. Am I as normal?

By Alagie Jinkang The debate about rights is unavoidably moral and spiritual questions and so governments must institute fairness in the goods they allocate and...

Maelstrom of mobile phone mast in the Gambia and the need for environmental planning regulation

By Abdoukarim Sanneh, London, United Kingdom We love our mobile phones and according to GSMA Intelligence report, 2015 mobile industry in Sub Saharan Africa continues...

Perspectives on the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission

Saho Sambou Lecturer University of The Gambia Transitional justice by way of truth commissions is a massive denial of justice. It is a travesty of the just...

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French Ambassador bids farewell to President Barrow

News release The Dakar-based French Ambassador to The Gambia, His Excellency, Christophe Bigot, has paid farewell to the President, His Excellency, Mr. Adama Barrow at...

Letters :Kudos to Mayor Bensouda

Dear editor, When the then little-known Talib Bensouda was catapulted to the powerful position of KMC Mayor in 2018, following a closely fought mayoral election,...

Beware of quack doctors!

There has been a proliferation of quacks in the country of late. Tune to any radio station in the country, and at whatever time it...

Gambia Pros Round-up Hat trick for Alfusainey Gassama, goals for Mendy and Jarjue

By Buba Jallow Fallaboweh Alfusainey Gassama made his debut in the Malaysia league scoring a hat trick. The former Hawks creative midfielder inspired his club Kelantan...

Country focus: The Gambia Re: the financial, economic & other ramifications of printing new currency & minting new coins

Printing Money The standard way to finance these bailouts is to issue more government bonds. But it means that a private-sector debt crisis can morph...