Archive for September, 2015

Tell Jammeh’s Praise Singers It’s Not About Development!

Tell Jammeh’s Praise Singers It’s Not About Development!

By Gambian Outsider Why is it that when Gambians in the diaspora accused the kingdom of Gambia for violating the constitutional rights and liberties of Gambians, the kingdom’s praise singers counter such accusations by giving a laundry list of “all” the developments by the Despot?[Read More…]

by September 30, 2015 3 comments Politics
“Gambia’s Pen” Off The Hook; Unanswered Questions Linger

“Gambia’s Pen” Off The Hook; Unanswered Questions Linger

The Gambia’s self-anointed Pen is at last off the hook after a protracted legal battle with a government he had given his very best. Momodou Sabally was a former Secretary General and Presidential Affairs Minister before he fell apart with President Yahya Jammeh a year[Read More…]

by September 30, 2015 3 comments Editorial
A Clarion Call To Gambian Youths

A Clarion Call To Gambian Youths

To FREE the GAMBIA. Only Gambian youths on the ground can do it In any country around the world, it is the Youths that persistently demand for JUSTICE, EQUALITY and DEMOCRACY. The Gambia is no exception to this rule. Gambian youths should now worry about[Read More…]

by September 30, 2015 3 comments Politics
Interior Minister Ousman Sonko: The Silent Serpent Part 2

Interior Minister Ousman Sonko: The Silent Serpent Part 2

By Gambian Patriot (A Former Senior Police Officer Relates Witness Account) Just a few months after being appointed the Inspector General of The Gambia Police, Ousman Sonko had his biggest test as the head of the Internal Security of The Gambia. July 2005, a group[Read More…]

by September 30, 2015 6 comments News
No Taxation Without Development

No Taxation Without Development

The Gambia is perhaps the only country in the world where development projects are earmarked for only regions that remain loyal to the President and his ruling Alliance for Patriotic, Reorientation and Construction. How many times have we heard President Yahya Jammeh threatening to deal[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 4 comments Editorial
Are Citizens Guarding Their Guardians?

Are Citizens Guarding Their Guardians?

The Military Establishment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Are Citizens Guarding Their Guardians? By Binneh S. Minteh, Former Army First Lieutenant In the past decade alone military establishments or units of military establishments in West Africa have either destabilize or threatened the state in many aspects. These units[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 1 comment Politics