Archive for January, 2016

Institution Building and Organisational Development In Gambia

Institution Building and Organisational Development In Gambia

By Sarjo Bayang Part 2: Grouping, Crowding, and Lack of Teaming in Gambia We explored the scope of institution building and organisational development for Gambia starting with Office of the President on our earlier issue in these series. Facts at hand confirmed that current occupier[Read More…]

by January 28, 2016 0 comments Society
‘I Don’t Vilify Darboe’s Character’

‘I Don’t Vilify Darboe’s Character’

  By Kinteh My observations above aren’t meant to vilify Mr. Darboe’s good character, nor was I out to doubt his competency to steer the affairs of the party and the hopes of many to see change come to the country. Nevertheless, it belongs to[Read More…]

by January 28, 2016 4 comments Politics
Gambia President Sacks Three Ministers

Gambia President Sacks Three Ministers

Budgetary pressure forced dictator Jammeh to fire three ministers and merged departments. BANJUL (Reuters) – Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh fired three government ministers in a department reshuffle on Wednesday, according to a statement, another unexpected turn for the tiny West African country. Minister of Fisheries[Read More…]

by January 28, 2016 0 comments News
Gambia: A Country That Bans Everything

Gambia: A Country That Bans Everything

The Gambia has become a country where nothing is spared for banning. Just last year, the government banned plastic bags without providing alternatives. As if it is obsessed with banning, the Jammeh government will never run out of something to ban. It has always been[Read More…]

by January 27, 2016 1 comment News
Why Ben Jammeh Runs For His Life

Why Ben Jammeh Runs For His Life

Details of why the former Director General of National Drugs Enforcement Agency ran for his life are emerging, although in bits and pieces. Benedict Jammeh fled into exile in May 2013 after he had fallen apart with President Yahya Jammeh. He has since been living[Read More…]

by January 27, 2016 2 comments News
‘Please Don’t Emulate Dictator Jammeh’

‘Please Don’t Emulate Dictator Jammeh’

Activists are raising concern that the newly elected Tanzanian President, John Magafuli, is sadly following in the footsteps of his Gambian counterpart who in December last year declared an Islamic state, pledging to respect the rights of the Christian minority but did the exact opposite.[Read More…]

by January 27, 2016 7 comments Society