Archive for May, 2014

Rule By One Person

Rule By One Person

By Lamin Saddam Sanyang, The Netherlands The word “monarchy” literally means “rule by one.” When that sole ruler is wise and ethical, the government may run smoothly, but when that individual has flaws of character or temperament, they affect the entire nation. Monarchs typically hold[Read More…]

by May 31, 2014 0 comments Politics
Opposition Wins Malawi's Disputed Election

Opposition Wins Malawi's Disputed Election

Democratic Progressive Party leader Peter Mutharika was declared the winner of Malawi’s disputed presidential election after defeating President Joyce Banda. Mutharika, the brother of former president Bingu wa Mutharika, took 36.4 percent of the votes cast against Banda’s 20.2 percent, the electoral commission said. The[Read More…]

by May 31, 2014 0 comments News
‘Discharge Bahoum Dishonourably’

‘Discharge Bahoum Dishonourably’

The action by the Tujereng Police officers to continuously harass, abuse and arrest UDP [United Democratic Party] Youth Activist is a complete breach of the oath the police have taken to serve and protect the people and their liberty.  I need not to remind Station[Read More…]

by May 31, 2014 2 comments Politics
Debate Over Raising Chickens In US

Debate Over Raising Chickens In US

By Lamin Sabally in Minnesota National Public Radio Intelligence Square Debaters fiercely battle ideas on raising chickens in US residential backyard. If I were still living in the Gambia, Africa’s incontrovertible Smiling Coast and was told that an intense debate got underway on the National[Read More…]

by May 31, 2014 3 comments Editorial
Gambia Goes After Deserted Soldiers

Gambia Goes After Deserted Soldiers

The alarming rate of attrition among Gambian soldiers has not only alerted the Jammeh government but also forces it to act, military sources told Kairo News. The paranoid regime that limps with fears of an eminent attack has formed a board to look into why[Read More…]

by May 30, 2014 3 comments Society
As Jammeh Eyes UTG’s Millions

As Jammeh Eyes UTG’s Millions

Prof. Kah’s Lobbyists At Work By An Insider Many of us do not know that fake Professor Muhamadou Kah’s five-year contract as University of The Gambia (UTG) Vice Chancellor officially came to an end on 30th April 2014. Like all looters, they never reach satisfaction[Read More…]

by May 30, 2014 4 comments News