Archive for January, 2017

ECOWAS Forces Seize Weapons At Kanilai

ECOWAS Forces Seize Weapons At Kanilai

The West African force deployed in The Gambia to secure the nation’s presidential transition said Monday it had recovered weapons from the former leader’s home, and arrested a high-ranking Gambian general. Senegalese General Francois Ndiaye, who leads military forces sent by the Economic Community of[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 2 comments News
The Parable of the Flies and the Vultures -Part 2

The Parable of the Flies and the Vultures -Part 2

By Saul Saidykhan About three years ago, we were treated to some sensational images from Dakar, Senegal of an adult Gambian male in blue jeans, white shirt, and dark blazer spread-eagled and dangling barely off the marbled floor as he was being carried by several[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 4 comments Society
Post-Yaya Jammeh Gambia

Post-Yaya Jammeh Gambia

By: Dr Alhagi Manta Drammeh, Associate Professor of Islamic Theology and Philosophy at The Muslim College London, Researcher at the University of Dundee and Founder of Timbuktu International Research Centre The Gambia is going through an important moment of its political history and development. The[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 2 comments Politics
Donald Trump And The Muslim World

Donald Trump And The Muslim World

By Reuben Abati I am not a fan of Donald Trump, the incumbent President of the United States. I didn’t stand with him. I stood with her- Hillary Clinton- in the last US Presidential election. No other election in recent American history has been more[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments Society
“#ALLAH, SWT Has Decided .

“#ALLAH, SWT Has Decided .

“#ALLAH, SWT Has Decided  #Gambians Have Followed ”  (Brother Amadou Sowe, New York) By Jainaba Bah (Sweden)  In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful ALLAH Subhanahu Wa Ta’Aala Is:  “The Originator of the heavens and the earth. When He decrees a matter, He only says to it : ‘Be!’ — and it is”  [al-Baqarah 2:117]    ‘Verily, His Command, when He intends a thing, is only that He says to it, “Be!” —  and it is!’  [Ya-Seen 36:82].”  [Read More…]

by January 30, 2017 0 comments Religion
Demagogues are the Achilles of Democracy

Demagogues are the Achilles of Democracy

 Demagogues are the Achilles of Democracy Alagi Yorro Jallow President Yahya A.J.J Jammeh  Babilimansa is almost a textbook demagogue, a brutal dictator and an “elephant with mosquito legs” in a China shop. The more powerful his passions and more the more uncontained his ambitions, the more likely the[Read More…]

by January 30, 2017 0 comments Politics