Archive for May, 2016

Jammeh Wrestles Tour Frustration

Jammeh Wrestles Tour Frustration

President Yahya Jammeh has been reeling with shock of being abandoned in his traditional stronghold areas. He had no recourse to embark on a 19-day countrywide tour but Jammeh left with a high-powered delegation. Unlike previous tours, the last one which wrapped up in six[Read More…]

by May 31, 2016 2 comments News
Gambians Listed On Panama Papers

Gambians Listed On Panama Papers

  Before 3rd April 2016 it seemed people the world over had heard of the name Ramon Fonseca, much, much less in the small, remote and isolated west African pariah state of The Gambia. When I made a call of randomly collected list of names of[Read More…]

by May 31, 2016 2 comments Editorial
PDOIS Is An Agent Of Dictatorship

PDOIS Is An Agent Of Dictatorship

By MAX In this write up , My goal is to find out why people’s democratic organization for independence and socialism ( PDOIS) became an agent of military dictatorship for the past 22 years despite their rhetoric in Gambia’s political dispensation. Pdois as a political[Read More…]

by May 31, 2016 107 comments Politics

Darboe And Co Contest Bail Denial

Lawyer Ousainou Darboe and nineteen others yesterday appeared at the Court of Appeal in Banjul, appealing against the bail ruling of Justice O. Ottaba of the Special Criminal Court. The Court of Appeal is presided over by a three-member panel of judges headed by the president,[Read More…]

by May 31, 2016 2 comments Politics
JAMMEH ORDERS MURDER AND RAPE BUT HIS FAMILY ARE SAFE?

JAMMEH ORDERS MURDER AND RAPE BUT HIS FAMILY ARE SAFE?

The best among you are not those who do not miss their five daily prayers or frequent churches every week BUT watch innocent, defenseless people get oppressed and murdered and endorse it even tacitly. Jammeh’s misappropriation of our state resources, overstay, rudeness are bearable but[Read More…]

by May 30, 2016 4 comments Politics
ANC Official Foresees Darboe’s Troubles

ANC Official Foresees Darboe’s Troubles

An executive member of the governing African National Congress has prophesised the arrest and detention of Gambian opposition leader Lawyer Ousainou Darboe in March 2015. Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim, a former deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, told Mr. Darboe to prepare[Read More…]

by May 30, 2016 1 comment Politics