Archive for March, 2016

UDP Set For Congress In Basse

UDP Set For Congress In Basse

Delegates of the main opposition United Democratic Party today leave for a three day Congress retreat in Basse. Led by the party executive, delegates converged in Banjul before embarking on a journey to Basse. The party Secretary General Lawyer Ousainou Darboe’s car was seen accompanied[Read More…]

by March 31, 2016 8 comments Politics
Ex-Diplomat Sheds Light On Resumption Of Gambia-China Ties

Ex-Diplomat Sheds Light On Resumption Of Gambia-China Ties

The recent resumption of diplomatic ties between Gambia and mainland China continues to generate mixed reactions from people from different walks of life. In this One-on-One interview with journalist Abdoulie John, Essa Bokarr Sey, former Gambian plenipotentiary to France, Russia, Taiwan and the USA, gives[Read More…]

by March 31, 2016 7 comments News
Gano Calls For A Fula Female President – “Wallahi, Billahi, Tallahi”!!!

Gano Calls For A Fula Female President – “Wallahi, Billahi, Tallahi”!!!

By Dida Jallow-Halake My indefatigable Fula in-law and ex-Jammeh ADC, Lt. Lamin Gano, has called on the opposition parties in The Gambia to put their differences aside and select a “neutral” candidate to lead them to victory in the December 2016 Presidential elections. The fired-up[Read More…]

by March 30, 2016 3 comments Politics
Open Letter To Imams And The Muslim Ummah Of Gambia

Open Letter To Imams And The Muslim Ummah Of Gambia

Bissimillahi Rahman Rahim [In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful] The Gambian people are bleeding. We are tired and suffering. We are desperate and yet we the Muslim Ummah [Community] have the solution to end our suffering. Yaya Jammeh has rendered all our[Read More…]

by March 29, 2016 5 comments News
A Look At Issues And Personalities In Gambian Politics

A Look At Issues And Personalities In Gambian Politics

A look at topics, issues and personalities in Gambian Politics. DEMOCRACY is a phenomenal ideal, though it can never be deemed perfect in any given jurisdiction. When everyone is allowed to the podium and have their say, the job of the sovereign citizenry in determining[Read More…]

by March 28, 2016 5 comments Politics
“Jammeh Is Africa’s Biggest Thief”

“Jammeh Is Africa’s Biggest Thief”

OJ Sets Records At PPP Sukuta Rally By Yusef Taylor @FlexDan_YT on Twitter On Saturday 26th November the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) held a rally at Sukuta, Kombo North, in the so called “no go area” for Gambian Opposition. From 1965 to 1994, PPP was[Read More…]

by March 28, 2016 3 comments Politics