Archive for November, 2014

Battle of Adowa & Ethiopia’s Arrival On The World Stage

Battle of Adowa & Ethiopia’s Arrival On The World Stage

Introduction by Luntango Suun Gaan Gi In a history lesson this week, I used this Russian proverb to illustrate my take on the lessons of history: “Forget the past and you lose an eye; dwell on the past and you lose both eyes”. I think[Read More…]

by November 30, 2014 2 comments Politics
My Beef With Educated Gambians

My Beef With Educated Gambians

By Papa Kumba Loum I do not have any personal grudge(s) against Mr Sabally despite that fact that I probably think that he has an exaggerated sense of his intelligence and importance. My point has always been that many Gambians and especially those who join[Read More…]

by November 29, 2014 12 comments Society
‘America and Britain Are The Enemies’

‘America and Britain Are The Enemies’

A YEAR SINCE JAMMEH’S ATTACK AGAINST THE WEST It was a little more than a year ago, Wednesday the 9th October 2013, that the Government of The Gambia in Banjul officially issued what it called an exposure  of “the United States of America’s hostile actions[Read More…]

by November 28, 2014 0 comments Editorial
Amadou Samba’s Image Laundering Fad – Nipping It In The Bud

Amadou Samba’s Image Laundering Fad – Nipping It In The Bud

By Dr. Mannet I seldom contribute to online debates about people or events happening in our country in spite of my strong views about the direction our country is heading. Today, and may be for the last time, I am writing, driven by my conviction[Read More…]

by November 27, 2014 18 comments Politics
Shambles in Court: Magistrate! Not In Your Jurisdiction

Shambles in Court: Magistrate! Not In Your Jurisdiction

God Dictatorship is a plague. What made President Jammeh laugh out loud? Amadou Samba, a quintessential Gambian (busuwa-elite) ‘Bourgeoisie’ explaining to Jammeh how he was beaten by thugs and rascals all over his soft body.  A Gambian Magistrate was lied to by police prosecutors, alleging that,[Read More…]

by November 27, 2014 3 comments News
Protesters Force Burkina Minister To Resign

Protesters Force Burkina Minister To Resign

A minister in Burkina Faso’s transitional government seen as close to former President Blaise Compaore’s administration resigned on Tuesday following two days of protests over his appointment, the prime minister’s office said.   The resignation is an early test for the West African country’s new[Read More…]

by November 27, 2014 0 comments News