Archive for December, 2015

Jammeh Axes Agriculture Minister

Jammeh Axes Agriculture Minister

President Yahya Jammeh again reshuffled his cabinet on Monday. The minor reshuffle affected Ministers of Agriculture and Presidential Affairs, Ismaila Sanyang and Sulayman Samba, respectively. The news, contained in a terse press release, comes less than a month after another minor cabinet reshuffle. While the[Read More…]

by December 29, 2015 2 comments Society
Where Is Allah’s World Bank?

Where Is Allah’s World Bank?

Change of leadership anywhere comes with uncertainty, especially for those at the helm of affairs. Power is sweet and easily corrupts it holder. The longer the people stay in power the more they see themselves as super natural beings. One of the classic examples is[Read More…]

by December 29, 2015 3 comments Editorial
Why Jammeh Carries Rocket Launchers

Why Jammeh Carries Rocket Launchers

Gambian opposition leader wants to know why President Yahya Jammeh has been moving around with heavy weapons wherever he goes. Despite repeatedly bragging about his military prowess, President Jammeh has been living in a state of paranoia since the day he ascended to power through[Read More…]

by December 28, 2015 7 comments News
‘Keep Your Hands Off Islam’

‘Keep Your Hands Off Islam’

Leave Islam With Clerics Political leaders have been advised to “concentrate on their executive responsibilities and keep their hands off Islam, which should be left with clerics.” The erudite cleric’s comment comes after Gambian leader banned female genital mutilation. President Yahya Jammeh also threatens to[Read More…]

by December 28, 2015 8 comments Religion, Society
Genius or Mad? Egypt’s Socrates Seeks His Hemlock!

Genius or Mad? Egypt’s Socrates Seeks His Hemlock!

“CAN YOU TELL A JEW THAT JERUSALEM IS NOT HIS” Powerful stuff, but almost certainly a Salman Rushdie Fatwa awaits! Forwarded by Luntango Suun Gaan Gi Egyptian philosopher, expert on Arabic and Islamic studies, says Muslim claims over al-Aksa mosque are baseless. Dr. Youssef Ziedan[Read More…]

by December 27, 2015 4 comments Religion
Jammeh Delivers 1st Islamic Republic Christmas Speech

Jammeh Delivers 1st Islamic Republic Christmas Speech

President Yahya Jammeh has delivered what has become his first traditional Christmas message since he declared The Gambia an Islamic Republic on December 11, 2015. In what has become the Gambian leader’s shortest ever Christmas speech in history, Jammeh’s message generally sounds reconciliatory in nature.[Read More…]

by December 27, 2015 9 comments News