Archive for February, 2017

Which Coup Do We Celebrate?

Which Coup Do We Celebrate?

Seriously speaking, there is something we need to be clear about the 2014 December 30th State House attack. This is necessary because trumpet has been blown for so long glorifying this coup attempt. But do we ask ourselves whether this particular illegal attempt to take[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 5 comments Editorial
Gambia Needs Independent Inquiry Commission

Gambia Needs Independent Inquiry Commission

By Abdoulie John  A prominen Gambian civil society activist wants President Adama Barrow to set up an independent inquiry commission tasked with looking into the economic crimes committed of the former regime officials. “This thing cannot be done in peacemeal,” Madi Jobarteh concurs. “I think[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 0 comments News
JAMMEH’S NIGHTLY CONFESSIONS

JAMMEH’S NIGHTLY CONFESSIONS

In Equatorial Guinea JAMMEH’S NIGHTLY CONFESSIONS By Gambiano JAMMEH: First I beseech yester’s Tuti Faal and chide today’s Zeinab. And to Halima I commend a path to Halifa’s heart, if fate needs only wishes to hatch its results. Sallah is what they both share–a happenstance for my bloom or gloom. This,[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 2 comments Politics
‘Our Very Legitimate Concerns’

‘Our Very Legitimate Concerns’

The Government of the Republic of The Gambia Statehouse Banjul, The Gambia West AfricaTue 28th Feb 2017 President Adama Barrow, Our very legitimate concerns: Respect for the rule of Law and democratic virtues May it please you to know that we are a newly constituted[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 0 comments Politics
Britain Offers Help To Track Down Jammeh’s Stolen Loot

Britain Offers Help To Track Down Jammeh’s Stolen Loot

Britain is willing to support the Gambia government to track down former President Yahya Jammeh’s stolen loot. Jammeh, who was forced to relinquish power after an electoral defeat, had  run national coffers dry. The scale of Jammeh’s looting as much bigger than previously anticipated. The[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 1 comment Society
Fired Prison Director Enters Police Net

Fired Prison Director Enters Police Net

The Gambia’s dismissed longest serving director of prisons has also tasted the bitterness of arrest. David Colley’s Monday arrest and detention followed his firing. He is replaced by Ansumana Manneh, director of Old Jeshwang prison. Also in police custody is one of the assassins of[Read More…]

by February 27, 2017 2 comments News