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President Mugabe Resigns

President Mugabe Resigns

By Jason Burke and Emma Graham-Harrison in Harare Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe with immediate effect after 37 years in power, the speaker of the country’s parliament has said. The announcement came during a parliamentary hearing to impeach him, following a military[Read More…]

by November 21, 2017 2 comments News
The False Labelling Of Gambia Gov’t

The False Labelling Of Gambia Gov’t

By Natta Mass A response to Sutay Kata Sanneh I am sure our widely read brother has heard of the saying; “It is not what you say, it’s how you say it.” Just like the old Mandinka adage; Kumo fore nyaa yeh kumo tinyaa leh.[Read More…]

by November 19, 2017 2 comments Society
The Janneh Commission and Lessons from American slavery

The Janneh Commission and Lessons from American slavery

By Saul Saidykhan I believe Yahya Jammeh’s greatest gift to us Gambians is he has forced those of us who were adults before he came along (now 40 years and over) to reveal our true characters unwittingly. Before Jammeh, Gambians enjoyed a relatively stable and[Read More…]

by November 19, 2017 2 comments Politics
Mai Fatty’s Removal Rings A Bell

Mai Fatty’s Removal Rings A Bell

By Kemo Kinteh I am a believer that we have made progress. A 22 year maladministration cannot be undone in a year or two. The government is making visible efforts to tackle the economy, the tourism industry is getting competitive, more Gambians are vacationing home[Read More…]

by November 18, 2017 0 comments Politics
Barrow Proves His Critics Wrong

Barrow Proves His Critics Wrong

By Alhagi Touray Who said President Adama Barrow is a lame duck or an accidental president whose policies are being decided by people around him? Recent events in Banjul showed the contrary. President Barrow is fully in charge of the presidency. No one is dictating[Read More…]

by November 18, 2017 0 comments Society
What Has Become of Africa’s Deposed Leaders?

What Has Become of Africa’s Deposed Leaders?

By Carley Petesch | Associated Press DAKAR, Senegal — As shock continues over the fate of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who vowed to rule until death but now finds himself in military custody, here’s a look at other larger-than-life African leaders who spent years in[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments News