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What African Presidents Are Paid, And Why It Matters

What African Presidents Are Paid, And Why It Matters

When Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari recently announced that he and his deputy would take a pay cut, it was not entirely surprising for a man known for his austerity, and who faces a challenge cutting back the excess in the country’s finances. But President Buhari[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 0 comments Politics
Gambian Diaspora Holds The Key To Ending Dictatorship

Gambian Diaspora Holds The Key To Ending Dictatorship

Erudite Gambian commentator ‘Max’ laid the claims to the supremacy of the Gambian diaspora’s economic, intellectual, military and political powers. Will those on the ground facing the dictator eye ball to eye ball agree? Here is what Max said: Bax, the phrase “All options are[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 5 comments News
NRMG Reshuffles Executive

NRMG Reshuffles Executive

In an on-going reorganization and restructuring, the National Resistance Movement of the Gambia, NRMG, herewith wishes to make it known that Capt. (Rtd) Alhajie Kanteh has been appointed Acting Secretary General of the Movement effective 01 August 2015. All members of the Executive remain in[Read More…]

by August 2, 2015 8 comments Politics
Melting The Element Of Fear In Gambia

Melting The Element Of Fear In Gambia

By Ousainou Mbenga In his tucked – tail retreat from travelling outside the Gambia and his cowardly movements between Kanilai and Banjul under heavy armor and the senseless military check points, Jammeh is given a taste of his own medicine of “living in fear”; thanks[Read More…]

by August 1, 2015 0 comments Politics
Pressure Mounting On President Jammeh To Step Down

Pressure Mounting On President Jammeh To Step Down

Barely a week after Gambian authorities granted amnesty to 200 prisoners, pressure is mounting on President Yahya Jammeh to step down. Pro-democracy groups and politicians seem to have more firepower in their battle against the current regime, and are stepping up calls for the Gambian[Read More…]

by July 30, 2015 3 comments Politics
Amadou Sanneh Loses Appeal; UDP Youth Militant Arrested In Court

Amadou Sanneh Loses Appeal; UDP Youth Militant Arrested In Court

News just tick in confirming that the convicted National Treasurer of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) has lost his appeal against his conviction on sedition at the Appeal Court in Banjul. Justices Edrissa M’bai and Na-Ceesay who presided over the case have not found[Read More…]

by July 30, 2015 11 comments News