Archive for January, 2016

Why President Jammeh Supports Burundi

Why President Jammeh Supports Burundi

By Janko Camara It is not difficult to understand the logic behind Yahya Jammeh’s opposition to the idea of sending AU troops to Burundi. He is opposed to it not because of a non-interference policy in other countries’ internal affairs. No! He has a grand[Read More…]

by January 31, 2016 16 comments Politics
Jammeh On A Rift Mission In Ethiopia

Jammeh On A Rift Mission In Ethiopia

President Yahya Jammeh has traveled to Ethiopia to frustrate the African Union’s plans to deploy peacekeeping mission in Burundi, a country that risks sliding into another genocide. Burundi and its neighbour Rwanda both went through genocide resulting to mass termination of Tutsis. President Jammeh is[Read More…]

by January 31, 2016 3 comments Editorial
EU Security Grills Ben; Is He Burying Jammeh’s Hot Evidence

EU Security Grills Ben; Is He Burying Jammeh’s Hot Evidence

In their bid to extract chaff from the wind, foreign security investigators had reportedly grilled Benedict Jammeh for hours about the fate of cocaine impounded by The Gambia government. The investigators have been acting on a tip off and surveillance signals that the said drugs,[Read More…]

by January 31, 2016 4 comments News
‘Drop Visas For Africans In Africa’

‘Drop Visas For Africans In Africa’

AU urged to drop visas for Africans in Africa Union Commissioner for Social Affairs Dr Mustapha Sidiki Kaloko has urged African countries to ease their visa polices to stem migration from Africa to places like Europe by stimulating national and regional economic prospects in Africa.[Read More…]

by January 30, 2016 0 comments Society
‘Electoral Bill Shouldn’t Be Enacted’

‘Electoral Bill Shouldn’t Be Enacted’

The opposition People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism has raised concerned about the constitutionality of the Electoral Act. In a letter to President Yahya Jammeh, the party’s Secretary General is argued that the Bill was introduced by a wrong person (Head of the Civil[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 57 comments Politics
Why Noncitizens Vote In Gambia

Why Noncitizens Vote In Gambia

Gambians have never voted in Senegal or Guinea Bissau. Why are these nationals voting in our presidential elections? Never in the history of Senegal have Gambians voted in Senegalese elections. Since 2001 Southern Senegalese nationals have been illegally registering and voting in our presidential elections.[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 6 comments News