Archive for July, 2016

Toubab Who Diagnoses Yahya Jammeh

Toubab Who Diagnoses Yahya Jammeh

Since July 1994, Gambians have been debating whether their president needs psychiatric treatment. While the diaspora media openly write or state that Yahya Jammeh grapples with psychiatric problems, Gambians murmur in their homes for fear of being disappeared, chained or tortured to death. But one[Read More…]

by July 27, 2016 0 comments Society
Kairo Exposes Solo Sandeng’s Killers

Kairo Exposes Solo Sandeng’s Killers

It has been 91 days since opposition political activist Ebrima Solo Sandeng was tortured to death by Gambian security agents, yet the government remains tight-lipped on how and why he died or who participated in the cold-blooded murder. The Jammeh regime that has innocent Gambian[Read More…]

by July 26, 2016 10 comments Politics
Top European Academic Journal Publishes Sankanu’s Article On African Cinema

Top European Academic Journal Publishes Sankanu’s Article On African Cinema

As part of his passion for the advancement of scholarship on African cinema, prominent Gambian filmmaker and scholar, Prince Bubacarr Aminata Sankanu, wrote a groundbreaking academic article titled “Rediscovering Frantz Fanon at Scotland’s Africa in Motion film Festival” for the Spring 2016 edition of NECSUS[Read More…]

by July 26, 2016 1 comment Society
No to Mokati Mansa

No to Mokati Mansa

By Baba Galleh Jallow Actualizing the family nation requires that we reassess the nature of political relationships in our country with a view to relocating political power from the state to the people where it rightfully belongs. And since our present government sees itself as[Read More…]

by July 26, 2016 0 comments Society
How NIA Jubilates Darboe’s Conviction

How NIA Jubilates Darboe’s Conviction

The Gambia’s spy agency jubilated the conviction and sentencing of a prominent opposition leader with a football match at the beach. Over the years, Gambian security agents, particularly the National Intelligence Agents, have conspired to destroy the main opposition United Democratic Party at all costs.[Read More…]

by July 25, 2016 0 comments Society
Mixed Reactions At NBA Over The Jailling of Gambia Opposition Leader

Mixed Reactions At NBA Over The Jailling of Gambia Opposition Leader

As Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) members are bracing up for their 56th Annual General Conference to be held from 19-26 August 2016, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, two judgements passed in Gambian courts by two Nigerian judges are expected to overshadow an event dubbed as the largest gathering[Read More…]

by July 25, 2016 0 comments News