Archive for August, 2016

How To Overcome Gambia’s Dictatorial Environment

How To Overcome Gambia’s Dictatorial Environment

The complacency from 1992 to 1994 is well documented and written about, and I think yours [Bax’s] is a further enrichment to that laudable literature. I fully agree with your portrayal of events and the fatal failings of those entrusted with the state power. This[Read More…]

by August 31, 2016 3 comments Politics
The New Gambia We Want

The New Gambia We Want

When the military dislodged President Jawara from power in July 1994, the junta leader promised Gambians a new dawn. A dawn that would turn the country into a heaven of peace, rule of law and abundance of opportunity. It was the dawn of accountability, probity,[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 1 comment Editorial
What Jammeh, Touray Need To Know

What Jammeh, Touray Need To Know

An open letter to the President of The Gambia & GAMCOTRAP-female circumcision Mr President and Ma, It is quite disheartening to know that you issued an executive order to ban female circumcision in The Gambia.  Sometimes I wonder what kind of Islam you are propagating;[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 13 comments Religion, Society
How Mama Kandeh’s Emergence Dampens Jammeh’s Spirits

How Mama Kandeh’s Emergence Dampens Jammeh’s Spirits

The emergence of an opposition presidential candidate in the person of Mama Kandeh has left Gambians caught up in a vigorous debate. While supporters see the new man as the saviour in waiting, opponents cast doubts on Mama Kandeh’s genuineness. They view him as a[Read More…]

by August 29, 2016 9 comments News
‘I’ll Deliver On My Mandate’

‘I’ll Deliver On My Mandate’

By Abdoulie John Gambia’s Fatoumata Tambajang has vowed to deliver on her mandate after being elected as member of the Executive Committee of the West African Civil Society Forum (WACSOF) which just concluded its 6th Biennial Session in Abuja this month. “It is a very[Read More…]

by August 28, 2016 0 comments News
How Jammeh Spells Black Power On Gambians

How Jammeh Spells Black Power On Gambians

By Gambiano There is not a town in The Gambia Yaya Jammeh didn’t burry “Jujus” or some black magic portion in. Many Gambians already know this. He sent army officer Solo Bojang to carry it out. He later arrested him. Although Gambia has numerous votaries[Read More…]

by August 28, 2016 50 comments Politics