Archive for July, 2014

Twenty Years After…

Twenty Years After…

Understanding and Fighting the Dictator and Dictatorship in the Gambia Introduction A cursory study of dictators and dictatorships around the world shows that whether in the past or the present, they survive on one common thing, and that is the obedience of the people. As[Read More…]

by July 31, 2014 2 comments Editorial
Compared To His Predecessors, Obama Has Done Little For Africa

Compared To His Predecessors, Obama Has Done Little For Africa

By Alagi Yorro Jallow There is a palpable thrill in Africa at the prospects of a second term for President Obama, even though in his foreign policy, Africa has not been a priority. Apart from visits to Egypt and Ghana, he has done little about[Read More…]

by July 31, 2014 0 comments Society
Africa Cannot Lay Claim On Barack Obama

Africa Cannot Lay Claim On Barack Obama

African leaders seem to have rested their hopes on the United States president Barack Obama to turn the tide in Africa. However, in a 2008 article, Gambian journalist warned in earnest that “If Obama is a messiah, he’s not our messiah. We cannot lay claim[Read More…]

by July 31, 2014 4 comments Politics
Ebou Jallow Is Cleaning His Image

Ebou Jallow Is Cleaning His Image

By Kaba Sallah Pa Nderry Mbye of Freedom newspaper Online, recently scored two long and interesting interviews with Captain Ebou Jallow, the first spokesperson of the Yaya Jammeh Military junta. Ebou Jallow was the face and voice of the military junta early on in 1994.[Read More…]

by July 29, 2014 9 comments Politics
Let's Come Out En Masse To Talk Sense Into Jammeh!

Let's Come Out En Masse To Talk Sense Into Jammeh!

On Tuesday August 5th, Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh is expected to be in Washington for a summit of African and United States government officials.  Gambians in the United States are preparing to give Mr. Jammeh the reception he deserves and we want to talk about why[Read More…]

by July 29, 2014 0 comments Editorial
Breaking News: Yahya Jammeh Conferred New Title

Breaking News: Yahya Jammeh Conferred New Title

Amir al-Mu’minin (Commander of The Faithful Believers) President Jammeh’s new title. There is comedy going at the bizarre Gambian Presidential residence in Banjul. Religious leaders gathered to bestow even more ridiculous noble and high sounding titles and honour on the Gambian dictator. The Banjul Imam, state[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 20 comments News