Archive for September, 2014

Women: Creating the Africa We Want

Women: Creating the Africa We Want

“The wind of change is blowing through this continent…” These famous words of the then British Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan, spoken 54 years ago, ring true again today, albeit in a different context. Today, democracy is well established in Africa and the shackles of colonialism[Read More…]

by September 4, 2014 0 comments Society
Torture Victim Flees For His Life

Torture Victim Flees For His Life

By Abdou Jeli Keita  I fled the Gambia on August 10, 2014 after I was unlawfully detained under very brutal condition for allegedly feeding wrong information to Gambians and enemies of the Gambia government base abroad and belonging to opposition parties, an accusations which are[Read More…]

by September 2, 2014 2 comments News
Opinion From PDOIS Secretariat On Loum

Opinion From PDOIS Secretariat On Loum

Loum dealt with two issues namely; what Sidia said and what he thinks he should have said. The topic which Sidia was invited to treat is what matters and a speaker should speak on the topic. Loum did not mention the venue or the topic.[Read More…]

by September 1, 2014 14 comments Society
Gambian Makes Premiership Transfer Deadline

Gambian Makes Premiership Transfer Deadline

The English premiership transfer deadline witnesses huge sums changing hands between multi-million Dollar football clubs. Top players stretch their contracts to the last minutes influencing price tags and contractual agreements. The panic buying usually doesn’t involve young inexperienced players. Gambian young talented player Modou Barrow[Read More…]

by September 1, 2014 0 comments News
Gambia Press Union Is Sinking

Gambia Press Union Is Sinking

By Journalist Bakary Ceesay Gambia Press Union (GPU) is sinking and needs urgent attention to remedy the mess to avoid such recurrence in the coming executive. The current executive came to office in June 2011 and their term of office expired in June 2014 but still[Read More…]

by September 1, 2014 2 comments Editorial, Press Freedom
Police Pushes UDP To The Wall

Police Pushes UDP To The Wall

The leader of the main opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) has vented his anger on the Gambia Police for continuously denying his party the permit to use the Public Address System during its rallies. This has pushed the party to the wall to the extent[Read More…]

by September 1, 2014 24 comments Politics